BY TARYN ST.LOUIS, SEPTEMBER 18th, 2020 Many Caribbean customs were birthed from the teachings and inspiration of our African Ancestors. Anastasha Elliott, affectionately known as Ana, grew up observing her […]
It all started with her own healthy skin obsession. Ressa Valentine Benjamin loved the way her organic skin care routine kept her skin glowing, and soon made the decision to stop keeping her skin care secrets to herself.
“Many use my outer exterior as a means to figure out who I am, but in retrospect if I wasn’t an aspiring musician, I could have been your favorite chef, your favorite technology teacher or even your most courageous journalist.” However, I love what I do. I am an artist.
BWM visited their online boutique at B.L.A.C.K and noticed immediately that their items featured only authentic logos and designs. It wasn’t hard to tell that they were committed to the vision that their company stands for: B.L.A.C.K (Bases Loaded Authentic Clothing and Kaps) “Empowering our Future by Honoring and Preserving our Past.”
he idea of the blessing loom is similar to that of a ponzi scheme. According to invesopedia, A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investing scam promising high rates of return with little risk to investors. The Ponzi scheme generates returns for early investors by acquiring new investors. This is similar to a pyramid scheme in that both are based on using new investors’ funds to pay the earlier backers. They sound pretty much identical!
“Ebonyx (a blend of Ebony and Onyx, and a reference to black vernacular, ebonics) is a marketplace for items that are Afrocentric in nature or inspired by Afrocentrism. Our view and purpose in promoting Afrocentrism is to further inclusivity, diversity, and collaboration for everyone regardless of their culture or background.”
Your guess is as good as ours was when trying to figure out how she came up with the unique name for her boutique, but think about DD and it’s easy to figure out!
“Style is the only thing you can’t buy. It’s not in a shopping bag, a label, or a price tag. It’s something reflected from our soul to the outside world—an emotion.”Alber Elbaz
Coming together to fight the many negative habits that have held us back for generations requires commitment. Commitment to ourselves, commitment to our families and commitment to future generations whom we have not yet met.
Their contributions to the black community as a whole may be overshadowed right now, because of the relationship ‘drama’, but let’s not forget that Will and Jada have built a dynamic black family that is capable of handing down generational wealth.
Cleaning house, cooking his favorite meals and being generally attentive to his physical needs are attributes that most black women have always thought could get the job done, but this this is far from true.
Adapting the right skin care routine can make all the difference when it comes to healthy, supple skin, and this skin care line appears to include all the right ingredients
What are you waiting for? It’s time to break barriers, and learning to code may just be one way for you to attain financial freedom.
Wherever your startup is, from concept to scaleup, Google for Startups can help move your business forward.
Many of our ancestors watched their families torn apart as children, and got accustomed to a visit from their daddy every now and then. Belonging to another human being while trying to maintain a household is a different level of sorrow.
Think about it for a minute. How many times were your thoughts and emotions brushed aside as a child? ‘Speaking up’ was never an option, and your opinions were often taken as being ‘rude.’