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: Art and Media

Today’s Buy Black Business Week category will be dedicated to Art and Media. You'll find painters, photographers, and current filmmakers and web series to add to your must buy/watch list. Art + Photography Charly Palmer Painter FaceBook Instagram: @CHARLYLPALMER Malin Fezehai Photographer, Director, Writer Instagram: @malinfezehai Twitter: @malinfezehai Tumblr: http://malinfezehai.tumblr.com/  FaceBook Richard Wilson Art FaceBook Instagram: [...]

Nelsan Ellis, star of True Blood, dies at 39.

It was reported today that actor, playwright, and director Nelsan Ellis has died from heart failure at the age of 39. Ellis was best known for his portrayal as Lafayette Reynolds, a sassy and loyal short order cook turned medium on the HBO series, True Blood. Ellis also starred in Lee Daniels' the Butler as [...]

Chance the Rapper will be honored with the BET Humanitarian Award

Muhammad Ali, Alicia Keys, and Dwayne Wade are just a few of the celebrities who have received the BET Humanitarian Award. Now, 24 year old Chicago artist, Chance the Rapper will be added to this list of artist who have used their platform to bring change within the black community. Chance has been very adamant about [...]

Dear White People Review: Episode 2

Chapter 2 We start off with some of the Winchester’s past racially insensitive parties including a "Cowboys and Injuns" party, a "Wetback Cinco de Mayo" party, and the current blackface party all thrown by the campus magazine, Pastiche. Before Lionel Higgins and the crew crash the party scene we rewind back to some of Lionel’s [...]

Dear White People Review: Episode 1

Film Synopsis Dear White People was first released in 2014 as a film directed by Justin Simien. The story followed four black students as they attended a predominately white institute named Winchester University. Each character represented a different perspective on what it meant to be black in a majority white space and each handled racism differently in a [...]

10 Quotes from 10 Unapologetic Women in Honor of Women’s History Month 

Check out some of my favorite quotes from 10 unapologetic women of different ethnicities, professions, and generations!  Happy Women's History Month.   Nina Simone To me, we are the most beautiful creatures in the world—black people. So, my job is to make them more curious about where they came from and their own identity and [...]