Check Out the Complete Buy Black Business Week List from NeonFade!

    Here it is! The full NeonFade, Buy Black Business Week List. A complete collection of black owned and created brands from clothing to advocacy groups to young entrepreneurs. Thank you to everyone who liked or shared the post this week! The titles for each section link to a separate page for the brands. [...]

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BUY BLACK BUSINESS WEEK: Advocacy Organizations

Today’s Buy Black Business Week category will be dedicated to organizations aiding the black community through non-profits, funding, and podcasts. Leader's of a Beautiful Struggle (Baltimore) Grassroots organization centered in Baltimore Instagram: @lbsbaltimore Twitter: @LBSBaltimore FaceBook   Trans Women of Color Collective https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOciixMwZz4 Twitter: @twoccnyc FaceBook Black Alliance for Just Immigration Advocate for African American [...]

Black Business Week: Home Décor and Cuisine

  Today’s Buy Black Business Week category will be dedicated to Home Décor and Cuisine. Spruce up your living space with traditional African designs, calming candles, and delicately sculpted furniture. The cuisine section features black owned restaurants, lounges, and catering services. The art category will be listed in a separate post today. Home Décor Don't [...]

New Social Justice Podcast in the works from Activist DeRay McKesson

Former professor turned activist, DeRay McKesson can add podcasting to his many important ventures. McKesson will host his own podcast entitled, A Word with DeRay. The platform will provide much needed info on activism, organization, and how individuals can contribute to movements fighting against racism, policing, and other important topics. McKesson signed with Crooked Media, [...]

7 Black Cultural Events in Baltimore to Attend this Black History Month

Check out these great events in Baltimore to attend in honor of Black History Month! Asante Celebration Who: The Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle What: A Celebration for supporters of the grassroots organization LBS and newcomers alike. Where: The Living Well – 235 Holliday St, Baltimore, MD 21202 When: February 20th at 6pm Notes from the organization: The [...]

2016 African American Festival brought the best in music, fashion, and food

The 2016 African American Festival was held in Baltimore this past weekend. Sponsored by the Black Enterprise, the festival brought out the best in black music, fashion and food. African and African American vendors showcased their beautifully crafted dashikis, jewelry, portraits and food at the energetic event. The festival's performers included Common, Joe, Angie Stone, Estelle, Mary Mary, Goapele, DJ Reggie [...]

Girl Power Meetups: Baltimore

So, this past Sunday (12 June) I went to this event called, Girlpowermeetups in Baltimore. It was cool. It’s a movement that includes women of different backgrounds discussing life, relationships, careers, family, etc. I came in a little late but everyone was super nice. I think another girl arrived around the same time I did. [...]