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

Facebook Will Allow Artists and Businesses to Charge for Livestreams

With everyone hunkered down (for the most part), there has been a spike in social media usage. More Instagram users are going “live” and music artists have turned to hosting parties (DJ D- Nice was one of the first to “break” Instagram during quarantine) and listening sessions to keep everyone’s spirits up and also continue to engage with fans. Some conferences have even moved online … Continue reading Facebook Will Allow Artists and Businesses to Charge for Livestreams

The Honey Pot Co. Receives Backlash over Target Commercial White Women Alleged was Racist Only to Receive Overwhelming Support in Return

The Honey Pot Co. is a plant based feminine care product line founded by Bea Dixon. She was recently featured in a series of commercials by Target called “Founders We Believe In” that ran during Black History Month. During the thirty second clip, Dixon discusses ger company and the challenges she faced getting it off the ground. Her last statement is what sparked fury. “The … Continue reading The Honey Pot Co. Receives Backlash over Target Commercial White Women Alleged was Racist Only to Receive Overwhelming Support in Return

Tech News: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter Partnering on Business

Hip Hop turned business moguls commonly known to fans as Diddy and Jay-Z are partnering on a business app. The app aims to uplift the African American business community by allowing users to locate black-owned and black-friendly business” in “any given city” according to Sean Combs. (TV One) He stressed, this isn’t about exclusion, but uplift. “This is not about taking away from any other … Continue reading Tech News: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter Partnering on Business