#blkcreatives (pronounced hashtag black creatives) is a collective created to share tools, strategies, and resources to help Black creatives grow professionally while earning more.

Founded by Writer + Digital Strategist, Melissa Kimble, #blkcreatives (aka blkcreatives, LLC) has evolved into a community of creators, innovators, and curators with the premier Twitter chat for Black creatives. Partnerships have included Netflix’s Strong Black Lead, Create & Cultivate, Complex Hustle and Issa Rae Productions and featured by NYLON Magazine, Bustle, XoNecole, Ebony Magazine, Black Enterprise and more.

Melissa work includes: EBONY Magazine, Dream Village Co-Working Space (and the Dream Village Tour), Kaleido Beauty, 2018 Sundance Film Festival, OWN TV’s Black Love Doc premiere, McDonald’s, Burrell Communications, and more.

Based in Chicago and Brooklyn, NY with a deep love for Memphis, TN.