Tis’ the Season for Rest + Relaxation.

Tis’ the Season for Rest + Relaxation.

We postponed gift exchange in my family this year and honestly, it feels kind of good. For the first time in forever, there was no pressure to find the right gift. No stress of making it to the store or having things shipped in time.…

The Sassy Rant wishes Jay-Z a Happy 50th Birthday

The Sassy Rant wishes Jay-Z a Happy 50th Birthday

I bought my first Jay-Z cd during my freshman year of college. Late bloomer, I know. Thinking back, I can still remember the rush of excitement I felt as “The Ruler’s Back” blared through the speakers in my Dad’s Chevy Equinox.   Like most people,…

Remembering John “Pops” Witherspoon

Remembering John “Pops” Witherspoon

The world is in shock right now as recent news reports confirm the passing of comedian and actor John Witherspoon, 77.

Cyntoia Brown-Long Visits Newark’s 3rd Space for Q&A with Aliya S. King

Cyntoia Brown-Long Visits Newark’s 3rd Space for Q&A with Aliya S. King

For so long, we’ve seen images of a child, eyes filled with disappointment in a system that had clearly faild her. On stage last night though, sat a woman. Poised. Resilient. Hopeful.

Networking Secrets I Shared with The Young Professionals of PSEG

Networking Secrets I Shared with The Young Professionals of PSEG

I sat as a panelist yesterday at an event hosted by The Young Professionals of PSEG and Newark Regional Business Partnership.