Starlett Quarles

THE GEN-X REPORT: It’s high time for a conversation about reparations

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist I’ve had a paradigm shift when it comes to the probability of us receiving reparations from slavery. Last month I interviewed reparations...

THE GEN-X REPORT: Answers to questions about reparations in California

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist What are your thoughts on reparations for slavery? Do you think it should be based on someone’s lineage or simply their...

GEN X REPORT: Why only one month to learn about Black history?

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist As we approach the end of another Black History Month, I always end up asking myself, “With all that we’ve contributed...

GENERATION X FACTOR: Venting about living the ‘Covid Life’

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist Rarely, if ever, do I use this column to vent. But since I feel like I’m not the only one tired...

THE GEN-X REPORT: Preparing for the future is important for caregivers

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist I recently read an article on NBCNews.com entitled “Are you prepared to be your parent’s caregiver?” where it was reported that...

Surviving and growing a beauty brand during pandemic

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist Last month I introduced you to Carson native Rashard Marshell, creator of the RVM Brand and owner of four beauty salons...

Building a Black beauty brand requires service

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Writer I’ve been getting my hair done at a salon for more than 30 years, and like most Black women, have had...

How to talk to your children about racism

By Brickell Quarles Guest Columnist With all that is going on during this global pandemic, one of the main topics being addressed in today’s news is...

Conducting a conversation on gentrification

By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist Earlier this month I was fortunate enough to guest host the “Front Page,” KJLH’s early morning talk show. And since I...

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