Vegas has had many variations of the same reputation – a place for debauchery and decadence, gambling and drinking–and secrets best laughed about later. The ultimate bachelorette/bachelor party/baby shower/guy,girls’ weekend/getaway to remember, or forget a destination. It can be all that and more, and it’s usually all of that in just one weekend. For many, a visit to Vegas comes with a stack of assumptions. … Continue reading BLACK IN VEGAS– MY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HOTELS, SPAS, RESTAURANTS AND GAMBLING
Meet Queen ConnectHer, Stacey, of HunniPop! Stacey is a woman who arrests the attention of everyone in the room when she enters it. Her smile, style, walk, and vibe are contagious. She never meets a stranger and you are not allowed to have a sad moment when she is around. Let’s not even begin to talk about how she will treat your life if you … Continue reading This ConnectHERs IssaRae-Inspired event will have you asking “What’s Next?”
As I become more immersed into the tech industry, I find myself as a “grass Roots for the people kind of girl”, questioning and side eyeing once again the way Black people are “integrating” into a space that is still not accepting of Black people–especially Black women. Now that’s not to say we haven’t already made massive gains–many that were stripped of us, re purposed … Continue reading As a Black Tech Founder, is it smart to invest your money traveling to networking events?
Nothing says turn up like a dope party. While there are promoters in almost every city that throw parties, there’s nothing like a traveling event, or pop-up series that comes through your area. As we go from year to year, more of these parties are becoming popular. To help you stay ready and stay in the know, we’ve curated this list of the best Black … Continue reading 10 Traveling Black Parties You Need To Attend
Let’s create some memories memories shall we? Whether we’re traveling the world with a spouse or traveling alone like a rolling stone, we all most likely get that urge. If you dont? More power to you! This piece may not be for you. The urge to randomly be intimate with our own personal “snack” after a few sips of wine is completely understandable. Now we … Continue reading Top 5 Places To “Get It On” While traveling
The days of celebrating Fourth of July, adorning the American flag and popping red, white and blue fireworks to celebrate an Independence, or “freedom” our people still don’t truly hold til this day—are over. Many of us have been educated on Juneteenth and have chosen to trade in our fresh fits and forces, for kente cloth and sandals—expressing our liberation in more ways than one. … Continue reading We want to make sure you’re able to celebrate Juneteenth—no matter where you are.
Everyone should be able to rub their feet in the sandy beaches of lake Minnetonka, pop a bottle and enjoy the breezes of the Caribbean, visit family and distant acquaintances and “tootsie roll” in Aruba if we damn well please. Unfortunately, leisure travel amongst melanated peoples is rare. Being in hospitality for ten plus years and having conversations with drunken guests of all ilks who … Continue reading Traveling While Black Isn’t for Leisure
In 2015, Black buying power topped out at $1.2 T…yes, trillion dollars. BIG dollars. HEAVY weight. IMMENSE buying power. So, check this, here’s the issue; we aren’t spending the majority of those dollars in the Black Community. We have to change that. We can’t be screaming hella black, hella dope ( ayyyyeee) but be throwing our dollars at other communities because they certainly aren’t throwing … Continue reading How to make supporting black-owned businesses a priority—because, I mean who got us better than us?
Visitors to the Willis Tower’s SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction’s protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands of pieces. The glass sightseeing box extends from the 103rd floor of Willis Tower in Chicago and attracts about 1.5 million visitors each year. The ledge is designed to hold up to 5 tons, and its protective coating is intended to keep the … Continue reading Chicago’s Willis Tower SkyDeck Ledge cracks under visitors feet