Gettin Your Hustle On…

Morgan DeBaun is no stranger to brand building. In 2014, she left her full-time job at Intuit to launch Blavity, a media company for black millennials, and has since acquired Shadow and Act and Travel Noire—on top of launching 21Ninety, a lifestyle brand for women of color, AfroTech, a conference and site for black entrepreneurs, […]

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A Start-up Story

A Start-up Run by Black Millennials by Chris Peak   African-American students at the University of Pennsylvania received racist texts through the messaging app GroupMe, including insults like “dumb slave,” a Nazi-inflected “Heil Trump” and a calendar event for a daily lynching. The New York Times ran a single sentence about the incident, buried in an article on A21; The Wall […]

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Pro-Con: Is the Green New Deal

Pro-Con: Is the Green New Deal worth its price tag? FOX NEWS Special Report Rev. Shane Harris is views PRO: Ignoring climate change far exceeds the price of dealing with it By Michael E. Kraft The idea of a Green New Deal has risen fast on the nation’s political agenda. Many congressional Democrats find value […]

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Medicare vs Obamacare

Medicare for All vs Obamacare Forever By Angela de Joseph As the executive director for one of the first community organizations certified as an enrollment entity for Covered CA, our state brand for the ACA aka “Obamacare” insurance marketplace, I was on the front lines from day one of the rollout. I managed a team […]

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Putting a spotlight on HBO’s Barry!

Putting a spotlight on HBO’s Barry! By Jre Best I think it’s fair to say that HBO might be one of the most influential forces and television ever. Their commitment to long-form high production values storytelling has changed the entire industry; without shows like the Sopranos or The Wire, you wouldn’t get things like Breaking […]

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AVENGERS Endgame: Ends up on top

AVENGERS Endgame: by Jre Best Fun, funny, tear-jerking those are the three terms that keep rolling around in my head when I think of Avengers Endgame. Avengers endgame is the much-anticipated ending/ celebration of Marvel’s last decade of success. It’s the direct follow-up to Avengers Infinity War, which famously ended with half of the Marvel […]

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Equity defines election 2020

Marianne Williamson, the presidential candidate says her platform is what America deserves Equity Defines election 2020 by Nechel Sheree Best San Diego Califia NOW brings the Marianne Williams and the Reparations Conversation to town San Diego Califia NOW hosted a Speaking Truth to Power Townhall on April 29, 2019, at the Jacobs Center.  Featuring a […]

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NIPSEY; THE PRICE FOR EMPOWERMENT

Nipsey Hussle’s Work In The Black Community Went Deeper Than You Think Before his death, the rapper was involved in projects focused on revitalizing his South LA neighborhood and supporting STEM among black and brown youths.   When Los Angeles–based rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed on March 31 at the age of 33, […]

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Meet the iGEN

Meet iGen: The new generation of workers that is almost everything millennials aren’t Just as managers got used to managing their millennial employees, there’s a new generation knocking on the doors of employers: iGen. Born between 1995 and 2012, the first of iGen graduated from college last spring. (iGen is sometimes called “GenZ,” but with […]

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