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10 professionals who will inspire you to work your dream job; Blavity Feature

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According to Blavity, they say that Aniesia Williams is living every fashion blogger’s dream. "The lifestyle journalist and brand consultant is an example of a hardworking woman with her hands in a little bit of everything. Her hard work and obvious eye for the finer things earned her a seat in Vogue’s Influencer Network. The good folks over at Vogue trust her feedback on products, fashion collections, and the overall publication. It’s safe to say Williams has the juice." You can continue reading the article over at Blavity.

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Hide & Seek: Why Some Companies Hide Being Black or Woman Owned: Madamenoire Feature

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Some Black business owners are in hiding. It may seem like an odd thing to do when people are calling on one another to support Black businesses left and right, but some owners feel they will be more successful if their customers don’t know they are Black and that the company they patronize is Black owned. And there is some evidence that theory might be true. A 2014 Nielsen report on African-American buying habits found that 55 percent of Blacks with household incomes of at least $50,000 said they would buy or support a product if it was sold or supported by a person of color or minority-owned business. But only 20 percent of non-African Americans in the same income bracket would do the same. So it’s no wonder some people want to hide…

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Black Women and Imposter Syndrome: What it is, How to Overcome It: MadameNoire Feature

Ever feel like a fraud on the job? That someone, someday will find out you really don’t know what you’re doing? If you have nagging doubts about your skills more often that not, you could be suffering from what’s called impostor syndrome. According to most definitions, impostor syndrome is when you have persistent feelings of inadequacy, even when you have proof of the opposite. It is highlighted by chronic self-doubt and feelings of “intellectual fraudulence.” Unfortunately, quite a few African-American women deal with imposter syndrome, especially if they work in a homogeneous workplace where they are the odd woman out. And when you consider women of color comprise just 5 percent of managerial and professional positions in the workforce, according to American Progress and Catalyst, impostor syndrome is a real possibility. “Impostor syndrome is…