beauty

Why We Need to Stop Linking Beauty and Success With ‘Fair’ Skin

From depictions of ‘suitable’ marriage partners in Netflix series Indian Matchmaking to the on-going popularity of skin-lightening creams, colourism remains rife in certain communities. Here, writer Ayesha Muttucumaru details her complicated relationship with the word ‘fair’ – and why calling out shade bias is vital.



From Indian Matchmaking to the popularity of skin lightening creams, colourism is still rife. Here's why we need to about skin lightening creams


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From Indian Matchmaking to the popularity of skin lightening creams, colourism is still rife. Here’s why we need to about skin lightening creams

They dropped the F-Bomb.’ From the moment my mum and I started watching Indian Matchmaking on Netflix, we felt it would only be a matter of time until the word that makes us wince like no other was uttered. The term in question? No, not a four lettered expletive, but something far more insidious. ‘Fair.’



a woman smiling for the camera: The author


The author

As you might know, the docu-series follows ‘Mumbai’s top matchmaker,’ Sima Taparia, as she helps a range of

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clothing

Rowan One Church One Child clothing giveaway a success



a group of people standing on the side of a road: A unique partnership of the Rowan County Department of Social Services (DSS) with area churches and civic organizations, ROCOC held a clothing giveaway this past weekend.


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A unique partnership of the Rowan County Department of Social Services (DSS) with area churches and civic organizations, ROCOC held a clothing giveaway this past weekend.

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – From Rowan One Church One Child: The Rowan One Church One Child (ROCOC) Program is another example of what it means to be a RoCo original.  

A unique partnership of the Rowan County Department of Social Services (DSS) with area churches and civic organizations, ROCOC held a clothing giveaway this past weekend to benefit individuals who might need a little extra support during these difficult times.  

Special thanks to Nazareth Community Church, DSS staff members and their families, and Koco Java Coffee and Roastery for sending coffee to bolster the work crew’s energy!

For more information about the partnership, visit the Rowan One Church One Child webpage.   If you are interested in becoming a

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model

WAX Announces New DeFi Inspired Tokenomic Model to Share Rewards of its NFT Success

The hybrid WAX and Ethereum system uses best features of both chains

Recent NFT Primary Sales on WAX

WAX annualized secondary market volume is 5X the size of the NFT primary market
WAX annualized secondary market volume is 5X the size of the NFT primary market
WAX annualized secondary market volume is 5X the size of the NFT primary market

WAX Tokenomic Process Flow

The new WAX tokenomic model combines WAX’s operational advantages for creating and trading NFTs with Ethereum’s superior DeFi financialization capabilities.
The new WAX tokenomic model combines WAX’s operational advantages for creating and trading NFTs with Ethereum’s superior DeFi financialization capabilities.
The new WAX tokenomic model combines WAX’s operational advantages for creating and trading NFTs with Ethereum’s superior DeFi financialization capabilities.

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire — Today Worldwide Asset eXchange™ (WAX), dubbed the “King of NFTs,” is announcing a new tokenomic model that allows WAX Token holders to directly benefit from WAX’s success in the NFT market.

Strong NFT Market Performance
The WAX Blockchain has been dubbed the “King of NFTs.”  That label

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shopping

The Massive Holiday Shopping Season Draws Near and Preparation is Key to Success

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Urtasker knows that with less than 60 days until black Friday, the time for preparation to truly thrive during the 2020 holiday shopping season will soon eclipse. COVID-19 has changed the face of so many consumer habits and holiday shopping is slated to be one of them.

Salesforce.com shared sobering predictions regarding this year’s holiday shopping habits. With consumers less prone to shop on the ground, e-commerce penetration is predicted to transact at up to 30% of total global sales. Beyond the surge in e-commerce sales, thanks to a shift in the deployment of Amazon’s Prime Day, which typically occurs in July, holiday demand is likely to ignite earlier than normal. Prime Day was first moved to September, and now is

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women

CBIZ Women’s Advantage Doubles Annual Dress For Success Fundraising To More Than $83,000 During First-Ever Virtual Campaign

CBIZ Women’s Advantage Doubles Annual Dress For Success Fundraising To More Than $83,000 During First-Ever Virtual Campaign

CLEVELAND, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) (“the Company”), a leading provider of financial, insurance and advisory services, today announced it raised more than $83,000 in a fundraising campaign to benefit Dress for Success (“Dress”) affiliates nationwide.

CBIZ raised more than double the amount in its 2020 campaign as it did in the previous year. The first-ever, company-wide virtual campaign in 2020 was organized by CBIZ Women’s Advantage (CWA), a Company-sponsored program designed to attract, retain and engage a talented and diverse workforce. CWA focuses on personal and professional development, business development and community involvement through training, career development, and mentorship. CWA called on CBIZ employees to contribute a one-time, one-hour payroll deduction in place of the organization’s traditional in-person fundraising events.

Dress for Success is a global not-for-profit organization

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