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Free ‘How to ask for help’ workshop for Black creatives

When you hear the advice ‘ask for help’ what comes to mind? Do you roll your eyes? Do you panic? Does your mind go directly to all the people who’ve already let you down or who you can’t trust? First, take a deep breath – inhale deeply, exhale slowly.  #blkcreatives (pronounced hashtag Black creatives) is …

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Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide prevention in Black communities is important. Thanks to the good folks over at 1 Million Madly Motivated Moms, we’ve complied some statistics as well as resources to help stop suicide. Founded by Tansy McNulty, 1 Million Madly Motivated Moms is a member-led organization working to eliminate police brutality through legal action and advocacy and …

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protecting your peace and mental health during the holidays

As a creative, protecting your peace and mental health is vital especially during the holidays. Chicago based Mental Health Professional, Catherina Malone -Taylor, BJS, MHCS, MHP shares practical insight on how to do just that below. When we talk about protecting our peace and mental health, especially in the holiday times, we all have those …

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South Side is everything we love: comedy, creativity, and community

South Side is a community television experience filled with fun, joy, laughter, and truth – a nod to a city that often deserves more than what the media portrays. It’s great to see a story outside of LA and NY, it’s told with so much authenticity to the community, and there’s something for everyone to …

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Transitioning into a full-time creative career? Three helpful things to keep in mind

As a creative, your best creativity will be applied to your own life. Yes, your gifts and talents contribute greatly to the world but it’s the way you manage your gifts and your talents in your creative business that will sustain you. How you manage the output of your creativity will allow you to build …

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