For(bes) the Culture reports: Slutty Vegan valued at $100M

Raquel Harris from For(bes) the Culture reports that Aisha “Pinky” Cole’s business, Slutty Vegan is worth $100 Million. “In a For(bes) The Culture exclusive, Cole says she has raised $25 million through a Series A funding round that values her four-year-old brand at $100 million. Cole plans to use the money to open 10 Slutty Vegan locations by the end of this year and another 10 in 2023. She’s also planning to hire a chief operating officer and chief marketing officer to help manage growth.” We’ve watched Cole open store…

Coming Through the Final Stretch of 2021!

December’s Mid-Month astrological and intuitive check in. Hello my beautiful BWNC Family. How have these last couple of days been treating you? You good? You sure you good? Are you checking in with yourself? When’s the last time you checked in with yourself? If not I’m going to need you to do a quick check in with yourself before you proceed. Reason being, I am big on “awareness of self” and being aware of how our emotions are presenting themselves. Depression and anxiety are at an all time high amongst…

10 Dope Gamer Gift Ideas for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

As the Holiday sales are upon us and Cyber Monday looms in the distance buying tech items for the gamer in your life can seem like a daunting task. Especially if you can barely work a laptop. But have no fear Black with No Chaser has you covered on the dopest gamer gifts of 2021. I have gifts from every budget laid out here so everyone has something they can grab. I definitely suggest price shopping around to see who has the lowest price on these goodies. 10.Collectible Sonic the…

Brandon McGhee: how this tech CEO went from 51 cents to making 6 figures

Do you know your purpose in life? Every person is born with a purpose, which is often linked to your ultimate dream. As a child, we all have dreams and aspirations. Going into adolescence, those dreams may change. They can even potentially change again in adulthood and unfortunately, some people never see them come to pass. I always knew that I never wanted to be a person who let go of my dreams. I made a promise to myself as a young boy that I wouldn’t let anything stand in…

Queerness Beyond Sexuality, Into Identity, and Toward a Truly Liberated Future

Today is the final day of Pride month 2021. As a Black Queer man, this month always has me reflecting quite deeply on how the meaning of Pride resonates with me and how it continues to evolve over time.  Growing up, we were taught to synonymize Queerness solely with sexuality.  A man should not lay with another man.  There is Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve. Years of indoctrination socialized us into a reductive conception of what it means to be Queer. It is a “sexual orientation.” Same gender…