When you think of politics, who do you envision? Let’s guess, probably somebody else. But why not YOU? Linda Vakunta If you have been following politics in recent years, you’ll know that the face of politics is changing and starting to reflect the needs and concerns of historically non-majority groups. As the saying goes, 'Be the change you want to see". Chances are, if there is an issue you are passionate about, it probably matters to someone else. The most important factor about considering a career in politics is to get clear on your WHY. Why are you running? What issues are you championing? Here are a few questions to help you assess your readiness for a career in politics.
Despite travel having become more accessible, and about $63 Billion dollars (yup, that’s a B!) poured into the industry by the Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) community annually--particularly Black travel--there is still a lingering idea that travel is an expensive luxury reserved for the rich, white and bougie rather than an affordable choice for all. Simply put, this simply is no longer true.