Being Black in a PWI….Challenge Accepted

If there’s something that colleges and universities love, it’s diversity. Not only because of the student body, and the rise of the population, but let’s be honest. When people see diversity, the university sees dollar signs. However, I truly believe that administrators don’t understand what African American students go through. I would know, I’m one … More Being Black in a PWI….Challenge Accepted

Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam

(image courtesy of Shutterstock) I don’t think there has been a louder anti-racism revolt since the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Lives Matter revolution that we are witnessing right now is opening the eyes of America– including white Americans — to the violent systemic racism that exists in the United States. It is inspiring protests … More Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam

The Demand For Black Writers Soars Amid Black Lives Matter Protests

In the wake of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, the spotlight on racism against black people in America is shining bright and media organizations en masse are calling for pitches from black writers and multimedia creatives to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and all things related to blackness.  On … More The Demand For Black Writers Soars Amid Black Lives Matter Protests

Autism Social Communities

Jennifer Polite is the founder of Autism Social Communities (ASC).  The purpose of ASC, is to reduce the 80% unemployment  rate amongst the autism population by educating the community through our all inclusive social events, and building a society that fosters diversity and inclusion amongst the autism population. ASC cultivates social skills, language, and creativity while … More Autism Social Communities

The Tech Bubble: Finding Safe Spaces for POC in The Silicon Valley

When it comes to the Bay Area, it’s a special place filled with diversity, booming tech businesses that collide with art and budding communities, historical landmarks and more. Each area of the Bay has its own style and flair, and we can’t help but be proud of where our roots in the Bay have grounded … More The Tech Bubble: Finding Safe Spaces for POC in The Silicon Valley