Author Archives: Alexandria Brooks

National Clean Water Collective Is Helping Communities Impacted By The U.S. Water Crisis

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In cities across the U.S., many communities are facing issues identical to the Flint water crisis. Clean water is in short supply leaving many without tap water to drink, cook with, and/or bathe in. But the National Clean Water Collective (NCWC) is filling that void and providing so many people with an essential need. Read […]

10 Black Journalists You Should Be Following

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Speaking truth to power is key in journalism. This is even more the case for black journalists and writers. Organizations like The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) have been advocating for writers and reporters within the community for decades.  And as a black-owned media outlet, it’s important for us to do the same. So […]

Nike Gives Black Women Their Flowers In New Video

Nike posted a new video to their social media platforms on Sunday morning highlighting Black women in every field from sports to politics to everyday life.The video addresses the popular hashtag #BlackGirlMagic and how the fact that it’s considered to be out of the ordinary couldn’t be further from the truth in many cases for […]

Master P and James Lindsay Team Up To Launch Boss Up Bank

Master P and the founder of Rap Snacks James Lindsay have announced a new joint venture: Boss Up Bank. They both spoke with AllHipHop to discuss this new project and its significance to the Black community. “Our model is based upon improving trust within the underbanked community. One way of doing that is by creating opportunities […]

Bumble’s CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd Is A Trailblazer For Female Entrepreneurs

Whitney Wolfe Herd’s made headlines for becoming the youngest self-made female billionaire at 31-years-old. The Bumble CEO and co-founder took this mantle on February 11, when the company went public via NASDAQ. The platform was launched in 2014 and has already taken the dating and professional networking world by storm. Wolfe Herd is a trailblazer […]

Tiger Woods Involved In Major Roll-Over Car Collision

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Tiger Woods was involved in a major single-car collision this morning in California. The exact cause of the accident is unknown. No other passengers were in the car when this happened. It’s reported that firefighters had to extricate Woods from the vehicle due to the nature of the accident. Los Angeles County Sheriffs described his […]

The Current State of Social Media and The ‘Attention Economy’

Social media’s pretty divided at the moment. On one hand you have people who use it as a tool to further grow their business and/or brand. On the other hand you have people doing things to go viral and gain attention. Perhaps there’s a grey area between these two extremes however it’s rarely noticeable enough […]

Stacey Abrams Among Nominees For 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Stacey Abrams is among the nominees for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize according to Reuters. She’s being recognized for her long standing activism work particular with voters rights. Her dedication to getting thousands of people registered to vote in Georgia was especially impactful during the state’s senate runoffs race last month where Raphael Warnock (D) […]

Top 10 Things Black People Want To See Happen In 2021

We’re well into this year and we’ve witnessed so much already. From insurrection to inauguration it’s crazy to think we have more than half of the year left until 2022. However, despite this we as Black people have to continue wanting to seek and create change.  So here are 10 areas of societal improvement that […]

Clubhouse Announces “Creator Grant Program” and More Amidst Rapid Growth

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Clubhouse announced some very big plans for further growing the popular voice chat app on Sunday evening. The Clubhouse team wrote a thorough blog post acknowledging the rapid growth that the app has received over the past several months. As a result, they plan on improving in key areas which will have a ripple effect […]