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The Spirit of Jealousy and How to Navigate It

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The Spirit of Jealousy and How to Navigate It

If you are a woman, especially a black woman, who is strategic, smart, beautiful, likable, and/or well put together, you may experience jealousy from multiple groups of people. Family members, associates, coworkers, superiors, and even strangers are amongst the group. Learning how to navigate jealously and even sabotage is a skill worth learning.  In high school I was pretty popular. Voted to serve on student council, cheerleader for my first two years and flag corp girl for the other two years, honor roll student, teachers favorite, glee club member, and homecoming court are my statistics. I was also a very...

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A List of Things Every Woman Should Have Before 30

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A List of Things Every Woman Should Have Before 30

Thirty is the age when you are a fully-formed adult. You have made it through the confusing decade of your twenties. You have moduled your personality and identified what you stand for.  Have are 10 things you should have before 30 (or work on now! Continue reading for blog access and private society members.

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Lessons I Learned As A Debutant

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Lessons I Learned As A Debutant

"Black American debutante balls can be traced back to 1778 in New York, when the first debutante was recorded by a newspaper, with the first official ball occurring in 1895 in New Orleans" (New York Times). Black debutante balls present young girls from Black communities to society. Young ladies are encouraged to exemplify good manners, grooming, and social etiquette. But unlike other debutante balls, whose primary goal is to prepare and present young women for marriage, Black debutante balls prepare debutantes for the world outside of the protection of their social circles and communities. Within Black communities, the spotlight is...

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Your High Class Girlfriend

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Your High Class Girlfriend

Gentlemen, Curious as to what to get your high maintenance wife or girlfriend this Valentine's Day? Prestige School of Protocol's Valentine's Day gift guide is a small lovely curated list of recommendations!   1. Van Cleef & Arpels: Sweet Alhambra Heart Pendant.  This item is 18K Rose Gold with a chain length of 40 cm. Item has a Hallmark clasp with a carnelian stone. Van Cleef & Arpels enchants your orders with its elegant case, signature box and bag. For a less expensive option, we recommend the Swarovski Matrix Tennis bracelet. This item is round cut, pink, and rhodium plated. 2. Tom Ford: Vanilla...

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Champagne vs. Sparkling Wine: What Is the Difference?

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Champagne vs. Sparkling Wine: What Is the Difference?

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