Jasmine Powell
Jasmine Powell is an Editorial team member at GREY Journal. She is also a Clarksdale native interested in finding ways to uplift and inspire her community through financial freedom and awareness.
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How Natural Disasters Are Affecting Businesses

Climate change is affecting all areas of life, including businesses. Natural disasters are becoming a common occurrence within the United States and are projected to rise. Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, mudslides – these can cause any business to suffer physically and economically. Here are a few

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3 Ways To Stop Implicit Bias In The Workplace

Implicit bias, or unconscious bias, can hurt the workplace in more ways than one. These unconscious beliefs about groups of people can make others feel uncomfortable, misunderstood, and unheard. For businesses, being aware of implicit bias and educating their employees can help in the fight

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This Innovative Irrigation System Actually “Talks” To Plants

Responsive Drip Irrigation (RDI) has created a watering system that “talks” to plants. This communication between the system and the plants lets the system know when the plants need water, effectively cutting water usage by 30-50%.  RDI is a watering system that, according to RDI,

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What You Need To Know About The Latest Climate Change Report

According to the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the impact of climate change is intensifying. The rising of global temperatures are continuing at unprecedented rates. Since the 19th century, humans have heated the planet by roughly 1.1 degrees celsius.  Not

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Fast Cash: 4 Side Hustles To Try This Summer

With summer winding down and school starting back, many are looking for ways to earn fast cash this summer. If you’re looking for ways to make quick bucks, these summer hustles may be for you: Drive For a Rideshare Service For Fast Cash Entrepreneur driving

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3 Women Who Are Killing It In Male-Dominated Industries

When working in male-dominated industries, women face many challenges. A few of these challenges include society’s beliefs on women’s capabilities and the stereotypes surrounding what women are “supposed” to do. And still, to this day, there are issues with the gender pay gap. However, despite

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Should You Quit Your Job and Start A Business?

You’ve been thinking about this for a long time. Your heart races. The adrenaline seeps into your veins. When you’re at work, you wish you were somewhere else. Instead, you feel that you’re living someone else’s dream. But you’re waiting for the right moment to

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U.S. COVID-19 Cases Double As Delta Variant Spreads

The Delta Variant continues to rise within the U.S. as COVID-19 cases more than doubled within the last two weeks. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, 47 states are showing recent cases up 10%. The World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee stated that the pandemic

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Spotivity Raises 1 million in Seed Funding Round

Spotivity, a Chicago startup dedicated to guiding the youth, recently raised 1 million in seed funding. This funding will be used to support the global launch of the app as it expands. This milestone, according to Founder Montana Butsch, “ time, determination, and a long

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How Businesses Can Do Better Next Juneteenth

As we reflect on the Fourth of July, it’s important to reflect on many of the areas businesses must improve in next Juneteenth. Juneteenth, short for June 19th, honors the end of slavery in the United States. And on June 17, 2021, it officially became

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Theme Park Shortages May Make Summer A Bummer

American theme parks are finally opening after being shut down for more than a year. The Pandemic caused theme parks across America to lose around $18 billion in revenue. Although these attractions took a major loss last year, this year they are preparing for a

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A Mindset Of Scarcity Can Kill Your Dreams

What can stop you from profiting from your dream is a lack of investment. We all know that it can be hard to start and run a business. Having to invest money into that business makes it even more stressful, and is why many good