Posts tagged "Dawgelene Sangster"

How I Got My Life Back After Rape

How I Got My Life Back After Rape
By Dr. Dawj As a 20-year-old single mom who was beautiful, working, and living in my own apartment, I felt as if I had it all together. Until someone that I trusted raped me. Back then, I was no Miss America ladies, but I had a shape that would stop traffic, the face and smile... Read more »

Financial Empowerment: Top 5 Things Rich People Do to Stay Rich

1. Negotiate purchases.  For example, if you’re buying a car, shop around advises Reginald E. Humphrey, Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity at General Motors. “Negotiate and then go from one dealership to the next. Ask the questions: What is the auto loan interest rate? Run the numbers if I lease the vehicle vs. if it buy it.” If you do decide to lease a car, Humphrey adds: “Don’t ever take negative equity to the next car lease commitment.”
By Zondra Hughes Financial illiteracy is expensive. In other words, the more you don’t know about money and credit, the more it will cost you down the line. To that end, The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund  launched the Financial Empowerment Series, sponsored by Chevrolet, a free event to teach money management... Read more »

Kelly Clarkson on pushing through to Forgiveness

  by Dawj Sangster- Forgiveness can be hard because it is painful when one reflects on pain and suffering caused at the hands of others. Pain is pain whether it be emotional or physical. The scars left long after the initial pain linger and the victim is faced with often reliving the pain each time... Read more »
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Transcendence Movie Review: Would You Want to Live Forever?

Transcendence Movie Review: Would You Want to Live Forever?
by Dawgelene Sangster- When death comes knocking, will you be willing and ready to answer the door to the potential end of your life? Or, will you talk to death through the door and windows trying to prolong your inevitable end? These are the questions that I asked when watching TRANSCENDENCE prescreening this week in... Read more »

GM’s Head Chick Mary Barra Kicks off NAIAS Detroit Auto Show

GM’s Head Chick Mary Barra Kicks off NAIAS Detroit Auto Show
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– GM’s new CEO, Mary Barra, kicked off the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit by unveiling a sleek mid-size pickup, the GMC Canyon, along with some sexy Chevrolet Trucks. Mary graced the stage at the Russell Industrial Center and addressed a crowd of over 200 local and international... Read more »

Photo Diary from General Motors World

Yanni and A Comeaux with Chicks with "Coco" Ke Zhang-Miske, Engineering Business Manager for GM Global Infotainment and OnStar Engineering
Candid shots from our tour of General Motors World in Detroit Michigan. All photos by Dr. Dawj Sangster.  
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Chicago Bulls Player Nazr Mohammed Supports Chicago Youth

Chicago Bulls Player Nazr Mohammed Supports Chicago Youth
    By Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– Chicago Bulls back-up center and 15-year basketball veteran Nazr Mohammed, held his 2nd annual fundraiser at Pazzo’s at Three-Eleven, 311 S. Wacker Drive in Chicago. His foundation, Nazr Mohammed Foundation, was created to provide Chicago youth with an outlet and a positive way to escape the dangers in... Read more »

Summer Breeze Jazz Series Welcomed Richard Dent

Summer Breeze Jazz Series Welcomed Richard Dent
    by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– Football great Richard Dent popped in as the surprise celebrity guest last week for the smooth and sultry annual jazz series, Summer Breeze, held at the posh Red Kiva west loop lounge. Eve Marie Bridgeforth of Events by Eve is the founder and brings local Chicago talent and... Read more »

10 Realities to Embrace After Losing Your Spouse

by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster – I am eight days into my 21-day journey, a march towards the end of my first year as a widow. I recall so many things that we did those final weeks of his life and as I approach the anniversary, I realize that I am so much stronger than... Read more »
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The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!

The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!
By Dr. Dawj Smiles matter. When I was a girl, I enjoyed playtime with my sister, who was a special needs child. Many didn’t–and still don’t–understand what it takes to really embrace and live with someone with special needs. We often had to deal with people making fun of us because she had special needs... Read more »