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Lisa-Marie Pierre
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PhD Student who loves geography, entrepreneurship, & technology
PhD Student who loves geography, entrepreneurship, & technology

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Five things you need to know before you #BankBlack (Part 2)

In the previous post, I discussed the first two things I felt were important to know before deciding to bank black. I went over the role of banks, how to choose a bank, and the history of black banks. In this post, I will provide information on the…

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Five things you need to know before you #BankBlack

I’ve always thought I wasn’t an activist because I never march, but I’m realizing that there are many ways to be a change agent. Each person has their own way of being a change agent and mine is through social and economic capital. I enjoy volunteering…

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#ThrowbackThursday: Movie Review of @JasonStefaniak's film #ButNotForMe #tbt

About four years ago, I met Jason Stefaniak while volunteering and we stayed in touch over the years. Jason has been a huge supporter of my writings, and I a huge supporter of his filmmaking. Two years ago, I interviewed Jason about his filmmaking…

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#FridayReads: The number one way to get free books... #LibraryCardSignUp

In honor of #LibraryCardSignUp month, #eBookLove day, and #FridayReads, today I share some book and money saving tips.   The other day, I was on the phone with a friend. She mentioned how she needed to start saving money, in almost the same breath, she…

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United States Occupation of Haiti: 100 Years Later

Not many people know that the United States invaded and occupied Haiti for almost 20 years. Today, July 28th, 2015 marks 100 years since the forced occupation. Because I have interest in Haiti, I knew of the occupation, but that is where my knowledge…

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#FridayReads: Race and Justice Syllabus

I’ll be honest. Whenever there are discussions about race and justice, I really don’t know what to say other than “why is this happening?”  Sometimes, I might even say “this is unfair,” but I never have anything to backup why I think things are unfair.…

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The number one resource that helped me learn about blogging #tbt #31DBBB

Over six years ago, I created a blog. I didn’t know anything about blogging, branding, marketing, or web design, but I knew I enjoyed writing and sharing stories with friends and family. Like with any new hobby I pick up, I totally immersed myself in the…

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