RAINBOW OF ROLE MODELS {WEDNESDAY SERIES} – Ida B. Wells, FAMED 19TH CENTURY JOURNALIST AND ANTI LYNCHING CRUSADER

She attended a segregated Black school and became a teacher in Memphis, Tennessee, until she was fired in 1891 for speaking out against subpar learning conditions. A staunch activist, Wells similarly filed and initially won a lawsuit against the Chesapeake, Ohio & Southwestern Railroad Co. in 1884 after being forced out of a first-class train car despite having purchased a first-class ticket. The ruling was eventually overturned by the Tennessee Supreme Court and spurred the beginning ...

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Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO JP Morgan Chase and Company, 2021 Letter to Shareholders

Among the events and forces creating an "unprecedented" situation in Dimon's view are Russia's war on Ukraine, the resulting economic sanctions on Russia, and rising inflation. "We are facing challenges at every turn ... [yet] we have a moment to put aside our differences, offer solutions and work with others in the Western world to come together in defense of democracy and essential freedoms, including free enterprise," he stated in a highlighted excerpt.1

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RAINBOW OF ROLE MODELS – JASMIN FOSTER’S BLACK WOMAN OWNED STATIONARY BRAND IS BRINGING DEI TO TARGET!

When I saw the products in the marketplace, there was never anyone on the cover who looked like me. And the language always felt like they weren’t speaking to me or my community. I wanted to change the face of the stationery industry. Stationery products sit with you in your office, purse and bedroom. It’s a piece of belonging that you carry everyday. I wanted to create a brand that ...

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RAINBOW OF ROLE MODELS– TEACHER RAYMOND NELSON CREATES GENTLEMEN’S CLUB TO TEACH LIFE LESSONS TO BOYS WHO HAVE NO DADS AT HOME

He is keen to teach kids similar invaluable life skills that will stand them in good stead in the future. "I was thinking maybe if I have the boys dress for success," Nelson told WCSC-TV. "When was the last time you saw someone fighting in a tuxedo?" They also get life lessons like cleaning their neighborhood and watering plants. 

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FRUGALITY IS A BLESSING!  TRUST ME!

Instead of trying to earn more, try to spend less.  Always spend less than you earn, save, and invest the rest! When you start viewing the building of your wealth as powered by your frugality and efficiency, you gain control.  Learn to be happy with less stuff (that ultimately ends up in a landfill), and you will automatically save more—and make your savings and investments increase!

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