‘Insecure’: Growth, Okay?!

The BLOCC is Hot Episode two opens one year after the trip to Stanford University. The BLOCC has taken off and Issa is in Entrepreneur mode setting up events such as a book signing for The Vanishing Half, a gathering for Nathan’s barbershop, and a presentation to woo a local company’s backing for Crenshawn’s, played by Kofi Siriboe (whew, chile), fashion extravaganza. Molly, whose hair has been cut into low natural, is focusing on self-actualization, meditating, and taking on more responsibilities at work. The two have worked their relationship back…

Jobs for the People: Black With No Chaser Announces New Partnership with GAIN POWER

GAIN Power, the premier platform for progressive political professionals and organizations servicing over 3,000 employers and more than 50,000 individuals, is excited to announce a new partnership with Black With No Chaser, the hottest new multimedia platform on Black culture, reaching over 39 million people a month and has a collective following of 500,000 and counting. Our partnership will bring you new events and programs over the next few months, focusing on leveraging our unique communities for mutual benefit by exposing new Black talent to progressive political professional opportunities and helping…

‘Insecure’: The Beginning of the End

Welp y’all, it’s the fifth and final season of HBO’s Insecure, one of the most iconic Black shows of this decade. I’m not going to lie…as a fan of Awkward Black Girl, the original web series that started it all, I feel a way. To watch Issa Rae and her cohorts take this show from a homegrown YouTube production, to a gateway that has opened all kinds of Hollywood doors for everyone involved, has been beyond inspiring. It will be exciting to see where they all land next. Okay, enough…

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…