Amplify Melanated Voices: 14 Black Influencers to Follow Today and Everyday

Amplify Melanated Voices: that’s the hashtag taking social media by storm this week — and daring us all to rethink what we thought we knew about Black identity in the digital realm. First introduced on May 29 by mental health therapist, Alishia McCullough and activist Jessica Wilson, #AmplifyMelanatedVoices emerged with just one simple ask: promote […]

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Why Morgan Harper Nichols Is the Voice We Need Right Now

In a time of social transformation, the power of voice cannot be overstated. The tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of police has gripped our nation with grief, the likes of which have galvanized communities with valor, and empowered voices to demand change. If the countless protests punctuating major cities like New York […]

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5 Independent Designers Making Fabric Face Masks for Under $25

The optics of the face mask are changing. Non-medical grade masks, once largely deemed a consideration for self-wear, are now a mainstay, with governments across the U.S. increasingly mandating their use in response to COVID-19. And rightfully so. The use of a face mask has emerged as the unspoken message of respect for the individual, […]

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Retail in the Era of COVID-19: How Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Helping Communities Recover

Communities are struggling. Millennials are responding. It’s the action most needed right now, and consumers are taking notice. Written by Sarah Morrison COVID-19 has swiftly dealt the world a major economic blow, the likes of which has not been seen in our lifetime. Since late March, when stay-at-home measures were first enacted to help slow […]

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36 Resources For Advancing Anti-Racism Today (and Everyday)

As a Black woman, the events of recent days have stolen strength in ways not thought possible—at every level, and from every fiber of my being. As a writer, today, the words I seek to articulate these feelings fail me just as severely. I know I am not alone in this pain. The national outrage […]

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How Fashion Influencers Are Changing the Face of COVID-19 Relief

In a time of crisis, the response from the influencer community is a tale of two cities. One collective is determined to change the narrative. Written by Sarah Morrison It started with a simple, and yet revealing question of the times: ‘Do you know anyone who needs Personal Protective Equipment?’ read a WhatsApp message to […]

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