#HAAB2017 Tweet Chat Recap: How NOT to Get Shutdown Online!

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We know you saw the Rob Kardashian meltdown not too long ago. Thanks to his antics, he was roundly booted off of Instagram. Not only was he booted off of the platform, but his baby mama went to court and won a restraining order. Lesson: don’t be a douche on social media. Lesson 2: If […]

#HAAB2017 Tweet Chat Recap: Why You Need Your Own Platform

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We had a blast on Twitter this week! We discussed why you need your own platform. What prompted this lively exchange of ideas? Clammr shutdown on July 2. They posted a message on their Facebook page with a gravestone image. Clammr was a place where you could upload audio clips. This was great for podcasters. But […]

#HAAB2017 Tweet Chat Recap – What is a Blogger?

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Did you know blogging has been around for over 20 years? Coming from the Xennial (born 1977-1983) tribe, I remember a time when blogging didn’t exist. One of the advantages of coming from this micro generation is the ability to appreciate how quickly things change over time and the ability to adapt. So it isn’t […]

#HAAB2017 Tweetchat Recap – Is Blogging Dead?

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Is blogging dead? We tackled this topic on our tweetchat recently. If you missed it, no worries. You can view the recap below. The prevailing opinion seemed to be that blogging isn’t dead, but that is evolving. Different people like to receive content in different ways. Some people like visual and float towards Instagram and […]

Texas Black Expo Super Bowl Connect Luncheon

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On February 18, I had the privilege to sit in at the Texas Black Expo Lunch & Learn Presents Business Opportunities During Super Bowl LI. This event was moderated by Carlecia D. Wright, Director city of Houston Office of Business Opportunity along with special guest Hasting Stewart of the Super Bowl Committee and panelist April […]

#MLKHAAB Chat Recap – Building Stronger and Safer Communities

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In the spirit of honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., we held our first tweet chat with the focus being on finding solutions to strengthening our communities. We have made much progress, but we can go much higher. Take the time to view the recap, and feel free to offer your own solutions below. [View the […]

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Meet The Designers from African Fashion Week Houston 2015

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As the biggest month in fashion is coming to a close, we wanted to share looks from African Fashion Week Houston 2015. The colors, textures and emotions evoked with each of the collections showcased a depth that is missing from the overall fashion community. You will see how each designer incorporated their home culture into […]