The Knight of Sales: Spotlight on Tech Guru Marcus Knight

Marcus Knight may be one the most successful college dropouts you’ve never heard of.  Formerly a sales lead for global, multi-billion-dollar companies like Groupon and Fast Company-recognized tech trailblazers like Textio, in response to nationwide protests against police brutality in 2020, compounded by years of frustration over discrimination in the workplace, Knight – despite his impressive rise through the ranks of corporate America – decided to strike out on his own. “I’ll never forget where I was when I learned George Floyd had been killed,” reflects the 38-year-old husband and…

#BlackWrestlingDraws: The Interesting Life of Independent Black Wrestler Sway Archer

Professional wrestling has been a major part of Black culture for generations, from Bobo Brazil in the 1960s, Ernie Ladd in the 1970s, Junkyard Dog in the 1980s, Ron Simmons in the 1990s and The Rock in the 2000s. But as wrestling has ebbed and flowed in and out of the mainstream, Black culture has been at the forefront of wrestling fandom. Black creatives in music, fashion and comedy have kept wrestling relevant, but are we getting what we deserve from the industry? I invited Sway Archer to offer his…

Facebook’s Blue Monday: The Social Media Giant’s Global Outage By K. Amara

Don’t worry, Teddy Riley’s internet hasn’t found its way into your home, Facebook is just “offline.” I know, I clutched my invisible pearls when I learned of the shenanigry too. The social media giant has been down now for several hours along with its other platforms, Instagram and WhatsApp. After the scathing interview with a former employee, Frances Haugen, on 60 Minutes that revealed she was the source of leaked documents that detailed public safety issues with the company, today many people around the world are facing widespread outages with no end in sight.  Not that any of…

Wrongful Conviction Day: Two Years after responding to a Young Man’s Plea on Twitter, we are On the Verge of A Breakthrough in His Father’s Wrongful Conviction.

I learned that today is Wrongful Conviction Day. #WrongfulConvictionDay. This is a topic of great significance to me. 2 years ago a young man here on Twitter @jefewill_ who I didn’t know before that day Tweeted about an experience at a Prison that compelled him to look into his father’s Case in Virginia. When Will turned 18 he went to visit his father whom he had seen very few times since he was a child because his father had been incarcerated for murder since he was an infant. When Will…

Josh Waters: The Voice and The Vibe, Debuts Hit Single “Cyclone” From His Anticipated Debut Album

Leaving his home state of Mississippi and choosing Atlanta was the best leap of faith Josh Waters did for his career. Tap him in with WLPWR, Owner and Operator of BNDWTH Studios in Atlanta and we’ve got a problem. GOOD PROBLEMS! What do you do with a pandemic proof artist that delivered consistent heat every week of the lockdown? You take an early bow and give the man his flowers now because he is already unf*ckwitable! Straight from the Mississippi Mud, Josh Waters has not only proved that his vocals…