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Janell Hazelwood

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Janell Hazelwood is an award-winning journalist, speaker, editor, and consultant who has worked for companies including The New York Times, Black Enterprise, and Conde Nast. As a consultant, she has helped minority and women entrepreneurs and nonprofit founders find success through the power of dynamic storytelling, media management, and editorial engagement. The Hampton University grad and master's student is also fluent in guilty (reality TV) pleasures, Caribbean travel, and Trini patois.

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    On the heels of this year's American Black Film Festival, we caught up with B. Simone to talk about her new role in Scheme Queens and her drive to achieve her wildest career dreams.
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    How To Reframe Your Mindset And Realistically Plan For Financial Freedom

    Dr. Lakisha Simmons went from living check to check to retiring early using the FIRE strategy. Here's how you can tap into financial freedom, no matter your age, background, or status.
    By Janell Hazelwood
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    Wine And Inclusion: How One Millennial Seeks To Impact And Diversify The Industry

    Entrepreneur and tastemaker Alexandra Schrecengost talks the importance of supporting diversity in the wine industry, buying Black-owned brands, and making the enjoyment more inclusive.
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    Reactions: Ketanji Brown Jackson Makes History As First Black Woman On The Supreme Court

    Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by the Senate, making her the first Black woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
    By Janell Hazelwood
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    House Passes The Crown Act, Meet The Key Women Who Made It Possible

    The House has passed the Crown Act, which would ban hair-related discrimination, and women were at the forefront of getting to the landmark moment.
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    5 Women Activists And Advocates Changing The World Today

    On MLK Day, as we honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, let's take a look at five women activists who are using their voices to change the world today.
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    Symone D. Sanders Tapped For MSNBC Shows This Spring

    Political strategist Symone D. Sanders is joining MSNBC's roster of show hosts, with two new shows premiering this spring.
    By Janell Hazelwood
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    4 Smart Ways To Invest In Your Self-Care This Year

    Whatever self-care looks like for you, it's time to level up in 2022. Here are four smart ways to invest in yourself this year, from fitness, to mental health.
    By Janell Hazelwood
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    Rihanna, Beyoncé, And Oprah Land Forbes ‘World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ List

    Forbes has released its 18th annual ranking of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women,” featuring top leaders in the categories of finance, media, business, entertainment, philanthropy, politics & policy, and technology.
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