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Why These 3 Chicago Lawyers Started A Firm Of Their Own

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Why These 3 Chicago Lawyers Started A Firm Of Their Own


This post is by Adrienne Gibbs and originally appeared on The Well, Jopwell’s editorial hub.

After experiencing corporate name-calling and working ultra-long hours building someone else’s business, Keli Knight, Yondi Morris-Andrews, and Jessica Reddick decided to create the change they sought. The trio, three female African American lawyers who’d responded to each other’s tweets…

Please read original article Why These 3 Chicago Lawyers Started A Firm Of Their Own posted on Huffington Post on 23 January 2017 | 4:08 pm —

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The image of the butterfly has come to define the many expressions of the feminine black consciousness and for a good reason. The butterfly is the perfect articulation of the exquisite beauty of nature. Whether tiny or large, brightly colored or more subdued, the butterfly’s allure is undeniable. Each one displays its own unique patterns and hues, and no one species outshines any other.

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The image of the butterfly has come to define the many expressions of the feminine black consciousness and for a good reason. The butterfly is the perfect articulation of the exquisite beauty of nature. Whether tiny or large, brightly colored or more subdued, the butterfly’s allure is undeniable. Each one displays its own unique patterns and hues, and no one species outshines any other.

Similarly, there is no one ideal image of a black woman -- each is gorgeous in her right. All African-Americans share a glorious history of struggle and perseverance that has funneled into the modern black renaissance. And, like the graceful butterfly, the awakened black woman exemplifies the dazzling beauty of that cultural evolution.

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