Each February, the outstanding contributions of figures such as Harriet Tubman, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Rosa Parks are recognized and rightfully so. However, our nation’s history is rife with Black figures who blazed trails and broke down barriers for those who came after them. Here are just 15 more who may not be as well known but have had immeasurable impact on our nation’s history.
For many people, tax season is even more exciting than Christmas. Depending on a person’s circumstances, this can represent the largest single cash infusion of the year. So, it is important to be smart and do more than just eat out a few more times.
The weather outside is frightful, but even scarier is the thought of everyone staying inside and staring at their phones all day! Snow days can be fun days, and there’s plenty to do that does not involve binge-watching yet another forgettable show.
Despite what some of the haters might say, Valentine’s Day is fun. A special day to express love for someone special is one of the nobler traditions. But there is no need to turn what should be an enjoyable evening into something to regret because of the price tag.
While his 1963 “I Have A Dream” speech from the Lincoln Memorial or his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” have inspired millions of people around the world, this world-renowned activist, orator, and Nobel Prize winner shared many equally-uplifting and thought-provoking quotes that might not be as widely known.
Call it what you will, but 2020 was quite a year. As strange as it’s been, this year has also taught us all a number of valuable lessons that can help improve our post-pandemic lives in 2021 and beyond.
There are some universal truths that can help you become a million by age 40. It will mostly depend on two factors: your age and your future earning potential.
The tree goes up, the lights come on, and the power bill simply crackles with delight. It is possible and can even be fun to have a holiday merry and bright, while still keeping things energy efficient.
Many employers may opt for an interview using video conferencing software due to its convenience factor for remote positions or initial screening interviews. However, there are common mistakes that are made in these virtual meetings. It is smart to learn how to use this software to your advantage.
Porch pirates increasingly target homes with visible deliveries, but you don’t need to be their next victim. There are many ways to secure your packages so you get everything you order.
When you’re in your 40s, you have a much closer view of retirement on the horizon than you did in your 30s. It’s important to carefully consider what you’re doing to prepare and whether it will give you the retirement savings you need in the timeline you’d like.
Heading out to wide open trails is one way to shake off some cabin fever. States like New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware all offer up great opportunities for people to hike and bike. Here are some great locations to check out.