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Jemila Jackson Discusses I’m Still Standing Series on Women Unchained Radio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON (March 7, 2016)—Toronto Social Worker, Counsellor and blogger Jemila Jackson was recently a guest on Women Unchained Radio with Sherika Powell to talk about her I’m Still Standing docu-series which features 5 women telling their stories of overcoming challenging circumstances.

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Why Black Women Need To Mind Their Own Business

The day I discovered my purpose, I envisioned myself leading a mass exodus of people from their corporate jobs to running their own business; kind of like how Moses lead the Jews out of Egypt. And it seems my purpose may not be so far off from what needs to happen, especially for Black women in America. I recently read a report by the Center for American Progress on The State of Women of Color in the United States which highlights the barriers women of color face, despite being a very important player in the fate of our economy. According to …

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