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dorian.wanzer Dorian Wanzer

http://dorianwanzer.com

Dorian is a service-oriented millennial who is passionate about community engagement, health equity, writing and social justice. She lives and works in Washington, D.C. In addition to her nine-to-five, Dorian is an active program volunteer for the National Museum of African American History & Culture, a blogger and a Career Contessa Mentor.


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Jack And Jill Taught Me That Blackness Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

I’ve heard folks describe Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated as “a club for bourgeois black kids with rich parents,” but that sounds like one of Kellyanne Conway’s alternative facts. In reality, Jack and Jill is a community that extends black families and friendship, raises funds for charitable causes, encourages cultural understanding and develops leaders....

Is Gentrification More Appealing To Older Residents?

I live in Washington, D.C., formerly known as Chocolate City. To me, it will forever be Chocolate City, because that’s how it was introduced to me. Nonetheless, gentrification is rampant. It’s happening in every quadrant. At first, it seemed like it was just Northwest Washington, then it extended to Northeast and Southeast D.C. I guess Arlington, DuPont Circle, and Woodley...

Do Black Men Care About Their Health?

As a kid, sometimes you feign being sick, but what’s worse is when you are actually sick or something doesn’t feel right and someone thinks you’re faking it. You almost have to prove your symptoms to your parents and teachers to get the help you need.What happened to that childhood honesty? Once you become an adult, it seems like there are two ways to handle...

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