• This Week In Black Fashion

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    By Kerane Marcellus · Updated December 2, 2022 Another week means lots of new fashion news: specifically collaborations and drops being announced, and we couldn't be happier. As the year is winding down to its last quarter, looking back, fashion this year has had quite the ups and downs. One thing remains true, though, collaborations are always celebrated and highly anticipated. Each of these collaborations ranges between heritage brands, new brands, and luxury to streetwear. In this week's anticipation, we've amassed the releases that you need to know about below. Dior X Tremaine Emory...
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  • The Best Celebrity Selfies On Instagram This Week

    The Best Celebrity Selfies On Instagram This Week

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    Sza By Danielle Wright · Updated December 2, 2022 As we return from a delicious turkey day and the Black Friday and Cyber Monday rush, celebs are back at work posting on social media again. And while it seems like impromptu marketing photoshoots are taking over, these stars know the essence of a classic selfie. This week, we're seeing a perfect balance of soft glam and editorial-esque looks. From Gabrielle Union and Willow Smith serving eye-catching black eyeshadows to SZA and Serena Williams flaunting natural makeup with a hint of pink tints. Karrueche Tran even gives a light rhinestone...
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  • The Best Dressed Black Creatives On Instagram This Week

    The Best Dressed Black Creatives On Instagram This Week

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    By Danielle Wright · Updated December 2, 2022 One thing our social creatives will do is serve a look. From street style to preppy and dressy, we're getting a well-rounded batch of fashion this week. Every Friday, there's always a trend when we look at our selected fashion enthusiasts, and it's evident that black has been the go-to color this season. Every creative is flaunting the shade in some way for the first time, from chunky boots and a Telfar belt to embellished pants and super cute tops. It's also worth noting that denim remains on the trend board with co-ords, long shorts, and a...
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  • Google Doodle Honors Black Gaming Legend Jerry Lawson

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    By Melissa Noel · Updated December 2, 2022 The December 1st Google Doodle recognized tech and gaming pioneer Gerald “Jerry” Lawson in honor of his 82nd birthday. Lawson was a Black Brooklyn-born engineer known as one of the fathers of modern gaming. He cemented his place in history when he led the San Francisco-based Fairchild Semiconductor team in developing the first home video gaming system with the first-ever removable video game cartridges in the 1970s. The design later became popular when it was adopted by gaming giants like Atari and Nintendo, which would go on to build their...
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  • Black-Owned HR Platform WorkTorch Raises $2.2M Seed Round

    Black-Owned HR Platform WorkTorch Raises $2.2M Seed Round

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    By Jasmine Browley · Updated December 2, 2022 The workforce is undergoing immense changes and it can be hard to keep up. Fortunately, two Black women founders are making strides in the HR space and investors are paying attention. The platform was founded by sisters Deborah Gladney and Angela Muhwezi-Hall in April 2021 to provide employment solutions for workers and employers looking for the ideal fit. “WorkTorch is growing because we empower both sides of the employment spectrum - the career seeker and the hiring company,” said Gladney. We connect service industry professionals to the...
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