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How a Jazz Legend inspired my ‘full-time’ job

My teenage aunts and uncles watched the Lady Sings the Blues, a biographical movie, on our new colour RCA television. I was scared and I hid behind the single seat recliner, I was maybe three or four years old. I cried behind that recliner, I didn’t know why, but I was overcome with sadness. Perhaps, […]

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END BULLYING!

Growing up in Sudbury and being only black child in an all French School was not easy! I’ve been called every racially affiliated name that ever existed. I grew up thinking I was ‘too black’ then moved to Toronto where I was bullied again for being ‘too white’. I’ve been subjected to bullying in the […]

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My Top 9 New Year Resolutions!

Quarterly update coming soon! 1. I would like to become more financially educated; further plan my retirement (gosh I sound older than I am) and build more residual income through money, credit, and investments. Here’s a cool link to test your budgeting skills, try this website http://playspent.org/ 2. Finish my business plan. I’ve been writing a […]

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POLL: Workplace Scenario

Work Place Scenario: You’ve assisted a company with a specific task working over and beyond your duties and responsibilities; they’ve sent you a thank you card and the envelope says ‘Your Name’ + Team. Who opens the letter? Take the poll. I want your opinion.  

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PHOTO: NEW MAYOR IN TOWN!

PepperBrooks

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9 Reasons Why I Appreciate My Mother!

9. She gave birth to me, PepperBrooks! 8. My mom is Jamaican (brap); she immigrated to Sudbury Ontario when she was 18 years old. She went from extreme heat to deep freeze, from being in a mono-culture, to being one of the only black persons in the whole city. 7. My mom is not to […]

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