Fashion designers have also benefited hugely from Nigeria's wedding boom. In previous years, wealthy brides would travel abroad to buy their wedding gowns but they are now turning to homegrown designers such as Mai Atafo and Ogugua Okonkwo of Style Temple. … [Read more...] about Inside Nigeria’s million dollar wedding industry
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While Glaser was detained, police took Patricia back to the same uncle who had trafficked her when she was 11 years old. With nowhere else to go, she returned to Bery's Place after Glaser's release, where she said "things got even worse." When she warned Glaser he would get arrested again, she says he replied: "Who has the proof?" … [Read more...] about They were sent to a shelter for safety. Instead, these women say they were sexually abused
Celadon Books announced Monday that Goodall's “The Book of Hope” will be published in fall 2021. The project is a collaboration with Doug Abrams, author of the bestselling “The Book of Joy,” and comes 60 years after the celebrated primatologist began her pioneering research of chimpanzees in Africa. … [Read more...] about Jane Goodall’s ‘The Book of Hope’ coming out in 2021
That brings us back to the pessimists’ argument about these businesses. Yes, they’re creating a tremendous number of jobs, turning much of the conventional wisdom about robots destroying the labor market on its head. Uber alone has signed up 160,000 drivers in just the past few years. But many of them are not really increasing the size of the economy as much as they are shuffling work around from one person to another whose time is worth less on the free market. “You’re not creating economic activity, in my mind, when you have someone do your laundry instead of doing it yourself,” said Erik Brynjolfsson of MIT (who actually counts himself an errand-app supporter). “It’s a question of paid work versus unpaid work.” It was Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson who noted that a man who marries his maid reducesGDP. … [Read more...] about Will the New Concierge Economy Mean the End of the Errand?
The first tool is an equation for racism given by the 1970 Kerner Commission, which investigated the causes of urban unrest in the U.S. in the late 1960s. Racism, the commission said, is not the same as prejudice. Racism = Prejudice + Power. The power to affect someone physically, economically, politically or otherwise. That is followed by a list of the principles of active listening, beginning with “listening without talking,” and then advice about how to listen and speak from the heart. … [Read more...] about Op-Ed: Here’s a step you can take to help end racism — learn to talk about it