Remaining Yourself in the Workplace: Protecting Your Identity

J Reed, MFA is a college adjunct English professor and writer from Chicago, who writes fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. Subscribe and share to get new self-help articles. Follow him on Twitter @jreed913. Remaining Yourself in the Workplace You’ve made it past the interviews and landed the job you wanted, but the hard partContinue reading “Remaining Yourself in the Workplace: Protecting Your Identity”

Five Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt in Job Seeking

J Reed, MFA is a college professor and writer from Chicago, who writes fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. Subscribe and share to get new self-help articles. Follow him on Twitter @jreed913. For as long as you could remember, you’ve been working in fast food or as a cashier. You’ve thought about changingContinue reading “Five Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt in Job Seeking”

Social Media’s Impact on Black Millennial Relationships

F*ck Those People: Take Control of Your Own Life

In life, we sometimes struggle and then have to deal with bad advice from nosey people. We have a problem at home, and our best friend becomes a relationship counselor. Or a coworker overhears you in a disagreement over the phone and feels the need to chime in with their opinion. It’s time for youContinue reading “F*ck Those People: Take Control of Your Own Life”

Brittney Griner: Runaway Black Girl Theory (RBGT)

Imagine LeBron James gets on a plane to Russia only to end up a prisoner to the country at a time it is at war with a country the U.S. is supplying with weapons and other aid. The headlines would be innumerable, and the outrage would be tangible. Every reporter to politician would be seekingContinue reading “Brittney Griner: Runaway Black Girl Theory (RBGT)”

Post-Valentine’s Edition: How to Keep a Man (Late Post)

Jermaine Reed, MFA is a college professor and writer from Chicago, who creates fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. Please join Jermaine’s email list to get notifications on new blog posts, writing advice and free books. Get his recently released Science Fiction novel A Glitch in Humanity by clicking here. Follow J ReedContinue reading “Post-Valentine’s Edition: How to Keep a Man (Late Post)”