Neon Fade Presents: The 2nd Annual Buy Black Business Holiday Guide (+100 Businesses)

Happy Holidays! This summer marked a year since I started Neon Fade and this holiday season will mark the Second Annual Buy Black Holiday Guide from the blog. Below you'll find over a 100 black owned businesses ranging from athletic and casual wear to children products and literature by black authors. There's products for my … Continue reading Neon Fade Presents: The 2nd Annual Buy Black Business Holiday Guide (+100 Businesses)

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Issa Rae, Dear White People, Get Out, and more nominated in the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. Full List

January 15th, 2018 will be filled with remembrance and celebration of black creativity and strength at the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. The show will be held on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and include some of the most talented and hardworking black artist in film, television, music, and literature. Ava Duvernay, Issa Rae, Chance … Continue reading Issa Rae, Dear White People, Get Out, and more nominated in the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. Full List

Black Card Revoked is Coming to BET!

I don't like the film Coming to America, I don't know the words to the classic song, Fire and Desire, and I don't know how to play spades. What does this all mean? It means, if word gets out, I could have my coveted black card revoked! *shivers*. I'll probably be ok but the contestants … Continue reading Black Card Revoked is Coming to BET!

First Look: Lena Waithe’s New Drama, The Chi

The trailer for the new Showtime series, Chi has been released and it looks beautifully intense. Actress, writer, and Chicago native, Lena Waithe is the creator behind the new show. Waithe recently won an Emmy for best Comedy Writing for her work on the Netflix series, Master of None, making her the first African-American woman … Continue reading First Look: Lena Waithe’s New Drama, The Chi

Black as Hell! New Black Panther Trailer Includes Work from Gil Scott Heron and Vince Staples.

As if the first Black Panther trailer wasn't exciting enough, Marvel released a part 2 and a poster that will blow your wig off! In this extended trailer, we get to witness more of the beautiful Wakanda landscape, action packed chases, and a glimpse of Chadwick Boseman's Wakanda accent. Did I mention that work from Gil Scott-Heron and Vince … Continue reading Black as Hell! New Black Panther Trailer Includes Work from Gil Scott Heron and Vince Staples.

Colin Kaepernick to file grievance against NFL owners for collusion

Colin Kaepernick's patience has been tested and is finally up. Reports say, he is working with high-profile attorney, Mark Geragos, to file a grievance against NFL for collusion. According to ESPN.com, “Collusion occurs when two or more teams, or the league and at least one team, join to deprive a player of a contractually earned right. … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick to file grievance against NFL owners for collusion

The Rundown with Robin Thede premieres tonight on BET!

Attention all black women, men, children, and people who want to see black folks prosper; be sure to watch or DVR (this counts in the ratings) the premier of The Rundown with Robin Thede tonight on BET. Thede, a comedian, writer, and now late night host, will discuss an array of topics on her show including … Continue reading The Rundown with Robin Thede premieres tonight on BET!