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Our community is a tribute to Black culture and creativity through content experiences that honor the past and nurture our present while we build toward the future.

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Transitioning into a full-time creative career? Three helpful things to keep in mind

As a creative, your best creativity will be applied to your own life. Yes, your gifts and talents contribute greatly to the world but it’s the way you manage your gifts and your talents in your creative business that will sustain you. How you manage the output of your creativity will allow you to build …

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SESI Mag, the only teen magazine for Black girls in the country, needs some community care

SESI Mag understands, respects, and appreciates the Black girls in all of their glory. As the only teen magazine for Black girls in the country. the mag is edited and published by Andréa Butler. “Sesi” means “sister” in Sotho, a Bantu language mainly spoken in Southern Africa. The only teen magazine for Black girls on …

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Nipsey Hussle Affirmations x Hu$$le – a little book with a lot of heart

Nipsey Hussle affirmations are gold – we’ll forever cherish the insight and knowledge from the late great Ermias Joseph Asghedom. To commemorate the Rapper, Activist, and Entrepreneur’s 36th birthday, Gratuity Included and The Gates Preserve partnered to create the limited edition Hu$$le: a little book of affirmations. Filled with wise words from Nipsey’s interviews and …

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Ten gems from Chicago Black creatives that you didn’t know you needed

If “teaching you how to stand on your own two” were a city, for our Founder Melissa Kimble, it’d be Chicago. As a kid born on the Southside, she learned pretty quickly the value of hard work through her community – whether it was the lounge her grandma ran or the church her grandaddy led …

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Paying Homage to Chicago: July’s #blkcreatives Twitter Chat in partnership with Square + The Culture LP

Chicago has always been known as an epicenter for Black creativity and business + we can’t wait to talk about what’s next for the Windy City. Join us Tuesday, July 13th at 7pm CST for our #blkcreatives Twitter chat on “Building The Future: Black Business in Chicago” in partnership with Square and The Culture LP. …

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