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Let’s Help Businesswomen in Mississippi Pursue Their Dreams: Five Steps

“We must learn to celebrate the many contributions women make to our culture and communities and empower more of them to make history of their own,” Latisha Holmes writes. “Our state needs women entrepreneurs to lift up our communities and prepare future generations for success. For women looking to achieve their inner greatness in business, here are five pieces of advice for setting yourself up for success.” 

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Not Another Child: Mother Turns Grief Into Solutions for Gun Violence, Grieving Families 

Oresa Napper-Williams is the founder of Not Another Child, a nonprofit organization that she founded after her son, Andrell Daron Napper, was killed by gun violence in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 2007. One mission of her work is to ensure that parents who lost children to violence are treated with respect and dignity, and get the resources they need. She both collaborates with NYPD on violence prevention and is frank about problems within policing, including respect for Black community members.

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