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25 Feb FE: Trailblazer + Designer

Ruth E. Carter is an American costume designer, an artist, and a trailblazer whose work has helped Hollywood highlight Black history for more than three decades. She transformed Denzel Washington into Malcolm X in 1992 and took us back to the sixties to help Angela Bassett...

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18 Feb Support black women in business

“The pandemic has delivered financial headwinds that threaten the economic progress of Black female business owners and because of this, Mastercard is taking action, while also calling on consumers and corporates alike to shop, share and support these women,“ said Cheryl Guerin, executive vice president...

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11 Feb FE: Chorus of the Captains

We continue to celebrate Black History Month on The Wishwall with Youth National Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. She performed a new piece titled “Chorus of the Captains” dedicated to the three “honorary captains” the NFL selected to laud before the big game: educator Trimaine Davis,...

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04 Feb FE: Black History Month brilliance

  To celebrate Black History Month with our readers I wish to share words of encouragement from black entrepreneur Krystal Shaw, founder of Random Rompers, a clothing company for children with special needs. She shares inspo about keeping business afloat amid the pandemic. “I know you have...

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31 Dec FE: Up ahead

Ready to celebrate a win?   As current and future entrepreneurs, applauding the strengths and wins of others may come naturally. That’s our role as leaders. It is equally valuable to take the time to gain clear perspective on the strengths you exhibited throughout the year. How...

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17 Dec FE: Powers of color

“Color can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” ~Oscar Wilde   Color has spoken to us in many ways in 2020. As entrepreneurs we adapt to changing tides and plan for bright horizons. We covered the importance of staying grounded in your brand, aligned...

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26 Nov FE: Refreshing gratitude

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” ~Thoreau   On future entrepreneurs we have covered a wide skill set from practical wisdom http://thewishwall.org/tag/writing-tips to powerful women http://thewishwall.org/desideri/fe-plans-perspective and so many artists giving back… http://thewishwall.org/desideri/fe-in-the-pink/. We always offer healthy perspective and an attitude of gratitude. I...

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24 Sep RBG: Lessons that live on

"My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent." ~Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg   RIP, RBG! We have honored Notorious RBG a few times before. ICYMI: http://thewishwall.org/desideri/rbg-in-action Now we honor her passing...

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18 Jun FE: Rebranding Breakfast

This week, racial tension and protests continued. All of it came to stores and kitchens across the country with this announcement and a major rebrand: Quaker Oats Company, the maker of the Aunt Jemima line of pancake mix and syrup, admitted that the history is...

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07 May Heathcare Heroes

Nurses dispense comfort and compassion without a prescription. This week I wish to honor nurses and their role in healthcare. National Nurses Week is an annual observance May 6-12. You can show your gratitude in many ways from the cheering sessions for healthcare workers, to the...

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