Uncategorized

2018 Black Women In Media Conference & Awards Recap

Photo & Video Cred: Monite Media On March 28th, Black Women In Media kicked off it’s 3rd year with an empowering conference. Guests arrived early to enjoy breakfast and an empowering start to the conference with keynote speaker, Dr. Stacie NC Grant. Dr Grant brought in a powerful message for me he conference guests teaching… Continue reading 2018 Black Women In Media Conference & Awards Recap

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Inspiration

#FeatureFridays BLACK WOMEN IN MEDIA TO GET TO KNOW: Meet Saidah Williams, the Baltimore stylist on the rise!

Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Saidah Williams grew up as a fatherless child in the projects. In middle school, Williams remembers being a tomboy, playing football, hanging out with more guys than girls, and always wearing tennis shoes and straight backs. Williams recalls a shift in her style in high school when she became… Continue reading #FeatureFridays BLACK WOMEN IN MEDIA TO GET TO KNOW: Meet Saidah Williams, the Baltimore stylist on the rise!

Controversy, politics

Are We Too Unforgiving of Black Women Who Use Their Public Platforms ‘Unwisely’?

I’m sure we’re all familiar with the term, "don’t forget where you come from” or my personal favorite, “you’ve made your bed so now you have to lay in it”.  These terms are usually geared towards someone who has betrayed someone or a group of people by totally disregarding those who once supported them.  Black… Continue reading Are We Too Unforgiving of Black Women Who Use Their Public Platforms ‘Unwisely’?

Journalist, Media Maven, Uncategorized

#MondayMediaMaven – Jamila Mustafa

“Good things come to those who wait… great things come to those who work!” is her motto and Jamila Mustafa's resume is proof.   Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Jamila Mustafa is quickly approaching household name status, having done work with networks from Fox to BET to A&E dating back to 2004. During her career as an… Continue reading #MondayMediaMaven – Jamila Mustafa

Inspiration

Celebrating 20 of 2017’s Black Women in Media and Entertainment Movers and Shakers!

Let’s just say, 2017 was a #BlackGirlMagic year! As this year comes to an end, its only right we celebrate the women of color who’ve showed out and showed OFF! 1. Rihanna 2017 was a big year for Rihanna as she launched Fenty Beauty Cosmetics, which was featured on TIME’s Best Inventions of 2017 and… Continue reading Celebrating 20 of 2017’s Black Women in Media and Entertainment Movers and Shakers!

politics, Uncategorized

Keisha Lance Bottoms Slated to be Atlanta’s 60th Mayor

  Mayor-elect, Keisha Lance Bottoms is slated to be the 60th mayor of the City of Atlanta. Lance-Bottoms was one of 12 declared candidates running for the seat during the often tense election. Independent candidate, Mary Norwood, went head to head with Lance Bottoms in a runoff that resulted in a slight upset for Norwood;… Continue reading Keisha Lance Bottoms Slated to be Atlanta’s 60th Mayor