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A New Breed Of Upscale Salons Are Transforming The Images Of Harlem

Harlem has always been a place that is rich in culture and in more recent years hallmarked by cultural diversity. As the landscape of Harlem has changed, so has the brand of beauty services being offered in this historic region. The presence of mom-and-pop beauty shops is still very prevalent, but there’s a new breed …

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Creating Powerful Resumes and Cover Letters

The number of applications a college can receive for a job opening is staggering. At the college where I’m Associate Director of Human Resources, we receive anywhere from 175 and 250. If a job-seeker wants to stand out in this sea of applications, it is essential that the submission is visually appealing, smartly written, grammatically …

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Interview with Kemar Brown: founder, creative director of Aritsu

How did you get the idea to start Aritsu? In 2009 there was a graphic tee boom, but many had negative messages. My brothers and I saw a need for a clothing line with artistic images and creative designs with more positive messages. We go to church, enjoy BMX bike riding, and love to get …

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Preparing for College Financially and Academically

As millions of high school seniors (and their families) across New York City and the country anxiously await their college acceptance letters, a related issue is causing an equal amount of anxiety: how to pay for college. Financial aid is designed to help those who need it most – particularly low-income and underserved families – …

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New BlackBerry coming to the US on March 22

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion will launch its new touchscreen smartphone in the U.S. with AT&T on March 22. The release will come several weeks after RIMlaunched the much-delayed devices elsewhere. AT&T said Monday that the Z10 will be available for $199.99 with a two-year contract. Sales of the device began in the U.K. and Canada shortly …

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