The Inaugural Black Restaurant Week Kicks Off in Augusta, Ga July 20

The city of Augusta, Ga. will host it’s first Black Restaurant Week from July 20-25, 2021. The week long event will highlight Black owned restaurants in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) and highlight their socioeconomic impact to their area. Black owned restaurants were greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but were largely overlooked when it came to receiving relief. Guests who tag selfies with … Continue reading The Inaugural Black Restaurant Week Kicks Off in Augusta, Ga July 20

Richelieu Dennis, Owner and CEO of Essence Magazine, Steps Down Amid Allegations of Sexual Harassment and a Toxic Work Culture

A scathing article, entitled The Truth About Essence, was released on June 28, 2020 and  authored by anonymous sources who called themselves Black Female Anonymous. They chose to hide their identity “for fear of retaliation, intimidation and the maligning of our media careers.” It details a toxic top down culture at Essence Magazine, a publication that has been a long-standing fixture in the black community. … Continue reading Richelieu Dennis, Owner and CEO of Essence Magazine, Steps Down Amid Allegations of Sexual Harassment and a Toxic Work Culture

 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