If you haven’t read by now, Universal FanCon, the Baltimore fandom event dedicated to diversity, has been, “postponed” and the chances of it happening are very low. The event posted a statement on their website stating that they were, “working diligently to come up with solutions” and the reason behind the postponement is because they … Continue reading WICOMICON Pop-Up 2018 and more Amazing Events to Attend in the Midst of #FANCONFALLOUT
Diversity is a long overdue but hot button topic in todays popular culture. Film, television, comics, animation and the beauty industry have all tried their hands at inclusion, some manage well while most struggle to hit the mark. The fandom industry, unconventional yet lucrative, is no different; often times missing opportunities to showcase diverse creators and talent. … Continue reading Get Your Tickets Now for Universal FanCon: A Fandom Convention Dedicated to Inclusion and Representation!
Happy Holidays! This summer marked a year since I started Neon Fade and this holiday season will mark the Second Annual Buy Black Holiday Guide from the blog. Below you'll find over a 100 black owned businesses ranging from athletic and casual wear to children products and literature by black authors. There's products for my … Continue reading Neon Fade Presents: The 2nd Annual Buy Black Business Holiday Guide (+100 Businesses)
Here it is! The full NeonFade, Buy Black Business Week List. A complete collection of black owned and created brands from clothing to advocacy groups to young entrepreneurs. Thank you to everyone who liked or shared the post this week! The titles for each section link to a separate page for the brands. … Continue reading Check Out the Complete Buy Black Business Week List from NeonFade!
Today’s Buy Black Business Week category will be dedicated to organizations aiding the black community through non-profits, funding, and podcasts. Leader's of a Beautiful Struggle (Baltimore) Grassroots organization centered in Baltimore Instagram: @lbsbaltimore Twitter: @LBSBaltimore FaceBook Trans Women of Color Collective https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOciixMwZz4 Twitter: @twoccnyc FaceBook Black Alliance for Just Immigration Advocate for African American … Continue reading BUY BLACK BUSINESS WEEK: Advocacy Organizations
This week dozens of black mothers who are currently awaiting trial and cannot pay their bonds will be released just in time to celebrate Mother's Day. The movement entitled, Mama’s Bail Out Day, was organized by many groups including Black Lives Matter Atlanta, Healing Hearts of Families, Southerners on New Ground, Color of Change, and local … Continue reading Black Lives Matter organizers set to post Mother’s Day bail for black mothers across the nation
The Women's March on Washington was a monumental event that not only filled the streets of our Nations capital but the entire country and world including Melbourne, London, Nairobi, Paris and Cape Town. People from different religious affiliations, sexual identities, and ethnicities attended the rally to address the dark future of the upcoming presidency. Speakers included … Continue reading Unapologetic and Proud: Photos of Women of Color at the Women’s March on Washington