Build Your Own Brand Retreat ReCap

The Build Your Own Brand Retreat is officially in the books. Hosted in the beautiful melinated city of Washington, DC at the well appointed Omni Shoreham Hotel & Conference Center. Over the span of two days attendants had access to over 35 well developed workshops. Facilitated by experts in their respective fields, keynote addresses from entrepreneurs such as Blavity’s Co-Founder, Jon Jackson, Antonio Brown, CEO of LVLXIII and Yvonne Orji with Gia Peppers. Up to $20,000 in SMB Grants awarded to entrepreneurs via the Pitch Competition presented by Verizon. Recipients…

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Will You Watch? Ava Duvernay’s “When They See Us”

Take a look at Ava Duvernay’s “When They See Us”  – a four-part series that covers the Central Park Five.  The series is set to appear on Netflix May 31st. Ava’s work always appears so timely. She riveted us with 13th – a  documentary that explored the current criminal justice system and how It continues in the tradition of upholding institutions and laws of inequality.  In 1990 the lives of Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise, the black and Latino teenagers from Harlem would never be…

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The Fourth Annual Caution Wet Paint Bay Area/ATL

The Fourth Annual Caution Wet Paint Bay Area/ATL is in the books. The venue was packed to the wall. But that’s just Marci doing what Marci does and that’s selling out events. This year’s Wet Paint was nothing short of amazing.  The event brought out black-owned business owners, designers, and performers.  VIP guests were greeted with beautiful gift bags and provided up front seating to the show. There were several highlights of the evening. Everyone was sent into a buying frenzy after Rory Spans Psychotic Legend set, which featured shoes,…

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Will You Watch? What Men Want, Staring ​Taraji P. Henson

Will you watch the adult comedy starting Taraji P. Henson. What Men Want, is scheduled to be released in theaters on February 8th. In it, Taraji, stars as the overworked female professional in a work environment full of privileged men. After a physic session, Taraji discovers she has the ability to hear men thoughts. She wastes no time putting the new gift to work. I’m here for the spin on What Women Want. Will you watch? Let’s make that box office twerk! 21 SharesTweetShare21

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