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Platform 'Every Dope Girl' celebrates women in entrepreneurship, philanthropy
It's a hot girl summer, but the media seems to only focus on celebrities and influencers. So what about the everyday woman?
"Every Dope Girl" is a platform for women supporting each other through entrepreneurship, philanthropy and networking.
It is a place where its founder Raisha Smith says she can connect dope women with other dope women.Read the full article
Employers becoming more lenient with drug testing, background checks
More and more companies are relaxing their hiring requirements, like drug testing, background checks and the amount of experience and education wanted.
A recruitment and staffing firm says nearly 40 percent of employers say they have loosened job requirements to lure more workers.
Past convictions like drug or alcohol-related offenses and motor vehicle issues are less likely to keep people from being hired.Read the full article
Lamar University student uses racial slur in tweet
Should a student at Lamar University be disciplined for a tweet that used a racial slur?
The student tweeted it five years ago, but it was retweeted last week. It shows a picture of a car window smashed and says "Yay for broke n----- stealing."
She then tweeted, "Definitely not racist, definitely upset when two African American men broke my car window twice in one week and left a note saying, 'Gotcha again.' I would never use that word to hurt any of my friends or family for that matter."Read the full article
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