[Art/Events] Creative Organization, Appreciate the Arts closes out first year with Art of Hue networking event

Art, Baltimore Culture, black culture, business, community, culture, current events, entertainment

Black girl magic is what the Appreciate the Arts organization is composed of.  Starting in March of 2017 with founder Tina Bean and co-founders Sweet Baby Zaki and Kay, the organization has been able to cater to the needs of local visual artists by hosting various events throughout the year. Appreciate the Arts is a […]

November 27, 2017

 [Events] Every graphic designer, web designer and photographer should attend the Adobe Max conference at least once

Art, business, education, entertainment, events, technology

I don’t think I have ever been this excited to attend something informational in my life. What started out as an offer that I was nervous to take, turned out to be an experience that will hold weight in my creative career and possibly change me forever, professionally. One day I was on campus conversing with […]

November 4, 2017

[Black Business Interview Series] Sapphire's Spotlight on Talent & Stronger Than My Struggles by Melony Hill [Written by Shae McCoy]

Baltimore Businesses, Baltimore Culture, black culture, business, Interviews

. This week I bring to  you someone from Baltimore who is strong and leads by example. Melony Hill has been through trials and tribulations, but did not let them defeat her and has come out on top. She has been diagnosed with multiple emotional illnesses including depression and dissociative identity disorder. Even with the […]

September 16, 2017

[Black Business Interview Series] akiO's Glorious Heroes by Akio Evans [Written by Shae McCoy]

Art, Baltimore Businesses, Baltimore Culture, black culture, business, community, culture, Interviews

Don’t let anyone steer your wrong by telling you that nothing good comes out of Baltimore. Believe it or not, this city is the home of the movers, shakers, and tastemakers. 33-year-old Akio Evans definitely defies that stereotype. Growing up in the inner city of Baltimore wasn’t easy for most of us. We had to […]

September 8, 2017

[Black Business Interview Series] Jahfarii Beads

Baltimore Businesses, Baltimore Culture, black culture, business, fashion, Interviews, Uncategorized

“Where did you get your beads?” “They look so good on your wrist!” “Are those Jahfarii beads?” “Well, indeed they are,” I answer. Every time I wear my beads, they draw in many people. Who’s Jahfarii? According to my wrist, he’s a very talented man from Baltimore City. Jahfarii, or Lawrence, is a creative visionary […]

August 25, 2017

[QOTW] 159 Homicides: Is The Authoritative System of Baltimore Doing Enough To Alleviate The Crime Rate? [Written by Shae McCoy]

business, current events, question of the day

Baltimore is drowning in blood and residents are becoming hopeless. A lot of people have expressed their concerns and fears about the increase in the crime rate. Amongst the homicides that have happened this year, last week may have been one of the deadliest thus far, claiming 6 lives and injuring 2. Since 2015, the crime […]

June 14, 2017

[QOTW] Why aren't Communal Creative Networks More Common in the Underground Workings of Society? [Written By Kevin Hart]

business, economy, question of the day

  If income and assets, essentially, come from a return on what you’ve contributed to a network, why aren’t communal creative networks more common in the underground workings of society? There are many opportunities to counteract the oppressor but, do we take the chance when we get it? I know that many movements arise behind the […]

September 7, 2016