Meet the woman revolutionizing our community on several wavelengths. Change Agent. Builder. Organizer. These are words that automatically come to mind when I think of Niecee X. I had the pleasure of chatting with her recently regarding the amazing, life changing work she is doing in the community and I knew I had to introduce her to the Black Space Family. Well, Black Space Family, … Continue reading Meet Niecee X, the Black Woman Revolutionizing Safe Spaces for the Black LGBTQ Community.
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?
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?