Traveling And Want To Connect With Locals Outside Of Dating Apps? Book Personal Tours On Trip4Real

- By Bossip Staff

The main reason we travel, outside of wanting to relax and party, is to learn about other cultures and the people who make a continuous effort to cultivate them. And while many of us have been guilty of only frolicking to tourists’ areas, there’s a start-up tour company that wants you to scratch more than the surface of the locations you frequent. Trip4Real will keep you out of tourist lines and tour buses to fully immerse you in (for now) European culture so you can learn the symbolism behind Spanish architecture, have food tastings in Paris, or indulge in Lisbon’s African markets. Launched by former Google employee Gloria Molins in Barcelona, Trip4Real was birthed because Molins felt there was a need for locals and tourists to connect while promoting micro-entrepreneurship…

How A Side Hustle Turned Judi Henderson-Townsend Into The Queen Of Mannequins

You most likely see them every time you go shopping and probably pay them little mind, but have you ever thought about mannequin making as a business? Judi Henderson-Townsend hadn’t, until one day in 2001 she met someone in the industry who was getting rid of his mannequins, and on a whim she decided to buy 50 of them. Fifteen years later, she’s now known as the Queen of mannequins. As part of the fashion sector, mannequins are manufactured, sold, resold, and rented. While Henderson-Townsend’s company Mannequin Madness doesn’t craft mannequins, it is perhaps the most well-known company that sells used such figures. And even though she had never actually touched a mannequin prior to getting into the business, Henderson-Townsend decided to go for it. With a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, Henderson-Townsend was working for a failing dotcom in early 2000 and was looking for a second revenue stream…

Fed Court: Employer Ban On Dreadlocks Not Discrimination

beautiful black women with dreadlocks
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, a federal court which governs districts in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, has ruled that employers can ban employees from wearing the dreadlocks hairstyle. In clearer detail, the court ruled that the ban is not centered in racial discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit on behalf of Ms. Chasity Jones, who in 2010 was denied employment at an Alabama insurance claims company because of the dreadlocks. The company said that they didn’t want their employees wearing the style after reportedly calling it “messy” and would only offer Jones the job if she cut her hair. The court found that the company did not violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits racial discrimination in employment situations…

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