Julia A. Wilson

[FEARLESS LIVING]
How to be Confident Anywhere

by Julia A. Wilson

I grew up in the segregated North-side of Tulsa, Oklahoma, eating powdered eggs from welfare subsidies and stuffing my holey shoes with pieces of... Read More

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Why Aren't Juries More Diverse?

by Charles F. Coleman Jr. and George C. Gardner III

"I am seeking advice to become a self-published author under a pen name. What are the proper steps to secure and protect my writing?... Read More

The Power of Yes

The Power of Yes

by Amy DuBois Barnett

This month, a reader asks how she can feel more satisfied with her life: Q: Busy as I am with work, family and church,... Read More

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'If I Leave My Husband, Can I Leave the State With Our Child?'

by Charles F. Coleman Jr. and George C. Gardner III

"I am contemplating filing for a legal separation or divorce from my husband & father of my 4 year-old daughter.   I currently live in... Read More

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'My Friend's A Debbie Downer!'

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott,   What do you do when your friend isn’t happy for you? I don’t think she’s jealous, she’s never been the... Read More

ASK B. SCOTT:
Is My Friend Fake?

ASK B. SCOTT:
Is My Friend Fake?

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott, I just finished reading your last column 'My Best Friend is Getting Fat' and I love what you said to that... Read More

7 Things That Hold Us Back

7 Things That Hold Us Back

by Amy DuBois Barnett

The end of the year is a great time to reflect. It’s also a good time to figure out what goals you want to... Read More

Connect: The Power of Forgiveness

Connect: The Power of Forgiveness

by Claire Mcintosh

When J A Sapphire (her pen name) found out at age 37 that the man she’d loved for 12 years had babies with two... Read More

Dyslexia Doesn’t Stop Me from Being Great

Dyslexia Doesn’t Stop Me from Being Great

by Estella Dior

I am dyslexic. I am not dumb. Yes, I can read. No, I do not stutter. October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month and it... Read More

ASK B. SCOTT:
‘I Don’t Want to Go to an HBCU!’

ASK B. SCOTT:
'I Don't Want to Go to an HBCU!'

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott, My entire family is college educated and went to local HBCUs in and around Atlanta. I'm a rising senior in high... Read More