Melissa Butler of the Lip Bar Cofounds The Blk Pact to Give Economic Empowerment to the Black Community

The Blk Pact, Cofounded by Melissa Butler and Sierra Ivee, is a pledge to support black businesses thus uplifting the black community through economic empowerment. Read the pledge below. Take the pledge on TheBlkPact.org. Image Credit: The Blk Pact Melissa Butler’s Instagram Sierra Ivee’s Instagram Continue reading Melissa Butler of the Lip Bar Cofounds The Blk Pact to Give Economic Empowerment to the Black Community

Augusta, GA Could Be Home to National R&B Hall of Fame Museum

The Garden City most famously know for the Masters Golf Tournament could also be home to the National R&B Hall of Fame! Here is what the R&B Hall of Fame founder and CEO, LaMont Robinson said he feels Augusta is the prime destination for the new museum. Here is what he had to say about the new location he was scouting: “Our goal now, is … Continue reading Augusta, GA Could Be Home to National R&B Hall of Fame Museum

 Luvvie Ajayi, Bozoma Saint John, Jones and Glennon Doyle Create #ShareTheMicNow Campaign to Amplify Voices of Black Women

It is a campaign unlike any other. The Share Mic Now initiate aims to amplify the voices of black women across various industries and their stories by having them take over the accounts of notable white women. Because as the creators stated, “When the world listens to women, it listens to white women.” When women like Hilary Clinton, Katie Couric, and Julia Roberts create the … Continue reading  Luvvie Ajayi, Bozoma Saint John, Jones and Glennon Doyle Create #ShareTheMicNow Campaign to Amplify Voices of Black Women

UPDATE: #BlackOutTuesday Uncovered to be a Form of Digital Suppression by Activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham

This morning waves of people on Instagram posted blacked out photos on their feeds. Activist, Brittany Packnett Cunnigham, quickly expressed how she had her suspicions. As it turns out she was right. She posted this video on her Instagram to explain which campaign was read and which was not. Thank you Brittany for uncovering this! The following content was previously published circulating the now fake … Continue reading UPDATE: #BlackOutTuesday Uncovered to be a Form of Digital Suppression by Activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham

These Brands are Donating to Causes to Effect Change Amid the Recent Outbreak of Protests Against Police Injustice

1. Glossier 2. Savage x Fenty 3. Puma 4. Pattern Beauty 5. Fashion Nova 06/04/20-This list was updated to include Fashion Nova. This list will continue to be updated as soon as more info comes in. Continue reading These Brands are Donating to Causes to Effect Change Amid the Recent Outbreak of Protests Against Police Injustice

Augusta Citizens Protest Peacefully Amid the Recent Untimely Deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd at the Hands of Police

Augusta, Georgia has joined the ever-growing list of cities where protests have taken place speaking about against the unjust killings of black people at the hands of police. Most recently, the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Geroge Floyd have taken over headlines. The protest took place along Wrightsboro Road and was considered peaceful with the local police department on the scene to direct … Continue reading Augusta Citizens Protest Peacefully Amid the Recent Untimely Deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd at the Hands of Police

YouTube Influencer, Jackie Aina, Calls Out Brands Who Profit off of Black Culture for Remaining Silent Amid George Floyd’s Death

Influencer, Jackie Aina, is no stranger to advocating for black people and calling out brands for their lack of diversity and inclusion, especially in the beauty industry. In her latest Instagram Stories, she called out and tagged three brands: Revolve, Fashion Nova, and Pretty Little Thing. She cited those brands had a huge black customer base and used black culture and fashion aesthetics on their … Continue reading YouTube Influencer, Jackie Aina, Calls Out Brands Who Profit off of Black Culture for Remaining Silent Amid George Floyd’s Death

New Artist Relief Fund to Help Gig Artists of the CSRA

Jessye Norman School of the Arts has announced the formation of an artist relief fund to serve gig artists in the CSRA that have lost work and income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is made possible by a group of CSRA based local arts non-profits for gig, contracted, or self-employed artists of all disciplines To learn more and/or apply for The Artist Relief … Continue reading New Artist Relief Fund to Help Gig Artists of the CSRA

4 Shows I’m Binge-Watching While on Quarantine

I have been getting my money’s worth from all of my streaming services as of late. I have been watching a couple of new shows and took a trip down memory lane for the rest. 1. Little Fires Everywhere I finished the series and whew! This was a good one. Both leading ladies did wellm but Reese took me there towards the end. Little Fires … Continue reading 4 Shows I’m Binge-Watching While on Quarantine

Diva’s Quick Tips: 5 Things You Can Do at Home Instead of Going Outside, Georgia Edition

#StayHome Several state leaders, including the governor of Georgia, where Diva Chronicles is based have made announcements on “opening up” the state Friday, April 24, 2020. This means businesses like restaurants, hair salons, barber shops, bowling alleys, movie theaters, and tattoo parlors will be allowed to reopen and have to follow social distancing guidelines. While I do not want the economy to collapse and I … Continue reading Diva’s Quick Tips: 5 Things You Can Do at Home Instead of Going Outside, Georgia Edition