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Meet The World’s First Black Woman Cruise Ship Captain

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First Black Woman Cruise Ship Captain

Back in the not-so-good-old days of cruising, women were considered to be bad luck on ships, a distraction to the crew and an anger to the seas. Until the 1970s, many professional maritime academies didn’t admit women, and there were no female cruise ship captains until 2007. Things are definitely getting better for women in the cruise industry: They now make up 18 to 20% of the workforce. But…

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My Card Decks Wants You to Play Yourself

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my card decks

My Card Decks is a company that is bringing diversity to your card table. Their Black Excellence edition of ultra-premium quality playing cards depict images that celebrate “the divine diversity of minorities and underrepresented groups in American society, from the past to present day.” We spoke to the founders Emiliano Styles and Rondel Holder to find…

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