3 Vacation Destinations in North Carolina

By Alyssa Seranni If you’ve grown up in North Carolina, chances are you know there is a lot to love here in the First in Flight state. However, when planning your next vacation you may have neglected to consider what North Carolina has to offer.…
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Redefining your Personal Style

By LaShanda Millner-Murphy As an expert in the fashion industry, I feel one way to build a “perfect” wardrobe is to know the style that fits your personality. One tends to get an idea of what that style is when you notice similar silhouettes, patterns, colors, textures and fabrics that tells a story throughout your closet/drawers.…
2016 Charlotte Multicultural Resource Magazine

AFS Intercultural Programs USA: Crossing Classrooms, Crossing Cultures

By Angela Lindsay Learning doesn’t always happen in a single classroom. In fact, some of the most important lessons are learned in different and unexpected environments. AFS Intercultural Programs USA (formerly the American Field Service) gives students the opportunity to not only expand their academic knowledge; it also provides intercultural learning experiences that bring global cultures together by helping students connect, transforming the lives of thousands of students, families and individuals every year.…
2016 Charlotte Multicultural Resource Magazine

Sushi Made Philip Maung Money, Values Made Him Successful

By Tonya Jameson Photos by Jonathan Cooper Seven sushi chefs spread rice, tuna, cucumber and other accompaniments onto sheets of seaweed inside of Hissho Sushi’s prep kitchen. A watchful corporate trainer watches to make sure each roll is perfect. Every aspect of making a sushi roll, from the ingredients to how items are sliced and placed on trays, is controlled at Hissho Sushi.…

Ask Lashawnda: Lifestyle Advice for Everyday People

By Lashawnda Becoats People ask me questions everyday. Sometimes it’s because I’m the editor of Pride magazine. Sometimes it’s because they know I’m a certified life coach. Sometimes people follow my fabulous adventures on social media. I love helping people so I decided to create an advice column based on the questions I get.…
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8th Annual PEEP Career Mentoring Luncheon

The Pride Entrepreneur Education Program (PEEP) is the 501c3 community outreach of Pride Magazine, serving youth in underserved communities in the metro Charlotte, NC area. The PEEP Career Mentoring Luncheon is a ‘Power Lunch’ packed with information for college-tracked high school students!…

Be S.M.A.R.T.

By Elizabeth Colen We are half way through the year and July is a great time to regroup and refocus on your goals. You have half a year left, so let’s get ready and set SMART goals. S – Specific: Be specific with your goals.…
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Friendship 101: Everyone is Not Your Friend

By Eddie Love While growing up in the Mississippi Delta, my mother taught me a lesson that’s had a resounding effect on my life and has definitely proven to be true. “Everyone is not your friend,” she would often say in a low tone.…