Antoinette Brock, creator of The Name Project, is a photographer, writer, director, and videographer from Los Angeles, CA. Brock earned both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Teaching from Howard University in Washington D.C.
Meena Harris, is the founder of “I’m An Entrepreneur, Bitch,” a bold statement in response to frustration toward the lack of representation of women entrepreneurs. In addition to her bold pro-woman movement she is a data privacy and cybersecurity attorney, co-founder of Gen44, and frequent contributor to Lenny Letter.
I learned about the amazing products and creations of Zoe Love Designs via Instagram while searching for Afrocentric designers. Check out the creators of Zoe Love Designs, Michelle and Sharlene, in this week's edition of Femme Founders.
Femme Founders: I met Yui, Tiffany, and Mimi during a No Kings DC event at Lab 1270 at Union Market DC. The dynamic trio agreed to sit down for an interview with me for an interview about their unlimited energy, seamless efficiency, and collaborative leadership style.
bilphena yahwon and Upile Chisala are the founders of yanja, a monthly gathering that creates a safe/courageous space for people of colour in Baltimore. I recently met these two amazing femmes and asked them to sit down with me for a Q&A about the mission of yanja, the importance of safe spaces, and the complexity of diasporic blackness.
Tenbeete Solomon AKA Trap Bob is a DMV based artist known for her unique style and vibrant presence. Trap Bob and I sat down to discuss her passion for creating, love of Gucci Mane, and involvement within the Washington, DC art scene.
Daa'iyah Rahman is the founder of The Lost Queens Series, an apparel brand dedicated to uplifting and empowering femmes through hair wrapping. Check out our interview as Blair Imani asks Rahman about her Islamic roots, artistic inspiration, and thoughts on Hoteps.
Learn about Femme Founder Randi Gloss and her brand, GLOSSRAGS. "I am passionate about making a difference even if it’s in a small way. I think if you can have one meaningful conversation with somebody it can change the way they think or the way they act."
This is how Blackout: Generation Liberation was formed. BGL became a safe space centering blackness and education about black folks’ surroundings in the social world. Through this, BGL gives them the tools to identify the injustices in their lives and fight them. We’re a community platform and a safe place for black folks to grow and become the leaders they want to be.
I realized I was absent an intersectional and inclusive space that celebrated and uplifted all women. I needed a feminist environment that challenged the type of feminism that only advocates for individuals who are white, middle-class, heteronormative, and cisgender women.