Women of color are on an entrepreneurial uprising. They are the embodiment of persistence and power- on an unapologetic path of taking everything that was once denied to them.

Women of color are on an entrepreneurial uprising. They are the embodiment of persistence and power- on an unapologetic path of taking everything that was once denied to them. We live in an age where young women of color are finding their way into entrepreneurship and carving their path of legendry. Celebrity makeup artist and businesswoman, Olivia Song, is a prime example of the successes that come with tenacity and perseverance…


Acting as a phoenix throughout the centuries of prejudice and exploitation, Black businesses are a reminder of the irrepressible growth and resiliency that the Black community has. Community and patronage are the plinths of support that keep Black businesses thriving, especially in an age where our people continue to be targeted in acts of racism and prejudice.

Black businesses serve as a pillar of structure in the Black community. Acting as a phoenix throughout centuries of prejudice and exploitation, Black businesses are a reminder of the irrepressible growth and resiliency that the Black community has. Community and patronage are the…


Black Entrepreneurs and Forbes List CEO’S Create A Space For New Business Owners and Give Away 14K on Clubhouse

Black creatives and entrepreneurs alike, have fused together to create spaces for one another that cater to the success of the Black business market, and allow for opportunities to be created in an unprecedented way.

The year 2021 provided many with a fresh canvas; the promise of new beginnings beckons the most for those whose lives have been halted by COVID-19. Some would say that 2020 birthed a rise of entrepreneurship, a rise we saw most achieved by the marginalized communities…


At that moment I think something snapped in Nigerians across the world, knowing too well how his heart must have raced when confronted, knowing he did everything he could have to save his life. At that moment Nigerians decided to push back against the extortion, against the murder and arbitrary arrests. Over the past couple of weeks #EndSARS has become a cry that personifies the fight of the Nigerian people against harassment and police brutality.

Police brutality is a plague that oppresses citizens across the world. Public officials that we appoint to protect the daily lives of our people and…


Artist Kay Jay Ogbonna

While many have familiarized themselves with the tribal icons that have musically personified Nigerian culture, the trickle of artists that maintain the genre can often slip through the cracks of recognition.

Nigerian pop music is a sound all its own. The combination of contemporary West African rhythms and tempos, altered to a lighter more cultural sound, gives way to a fresh and invigorating wave that is Afrobeats. Lately, Nigerian pop culture has been infiltrating American mainstream pop at an exponential rate. Artists such as Davido and Wizkid, once hidden gems of the Naija world, have made their way into the…


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There are two pandemics that are plaguing the year of 2020, both transmissible and potentially deadly. One of which, most of us have only been aware of for the past five months, and the other, we all have seen founded in the principles of America. While racism is not a disease of biological nature, it has proven to be embedded in the status quo of the foundation of the United States — Black people in the United States are disproportionately at risk to be afflicted by both. The murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd, have echoed across…


Houston rapper and activist, Trae That Truth, leads the Peace Ride in Houston, Texas. Photo: Trae Tha Truth instagram.

Juneteenth marks the liberation of the Black community in Texas and signifies a single date of celebration as we commemorate the emancipation of our people. Originally initiated in Galveston, Texas, June 19, 1865, marked the jubilee of enslaved African Americans as the holiday beckoned a new legacy for the celebration of freedom. Black Americans across the country gather in an assortment of functions to honor the holiday and acknowledge the history of our ancestors. This year, with police brutality continuously terrorizing the Black community by harassment and the unjust murders of Black people, Juneteenth has been marked by more than…

Faith Abili

Faith Abili is a cultural opinion, music and political journalist based in Houston, Texas. Features in publications such as Blavity, Medium and OkayAfrica.

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