Co-Founders of #BlackLivesMatter Where were you when you first heard the words “Black Lives Matter”? It’s probably around the same time you heard that George Zimmerman, the officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was acquitted of all charges. The global community reacted with shock, rage, and grief as no one was left to answer for Martin's premature death. A devastated Alicia Garza took to Facebook to write was she describes as a “love note

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Kenneth Wiggins is the Founder of Black Stock images a company with a mission to provide diverse stock photos featuring Black people. Based in D.C., Wiggins is a creative entrepreneur with expertise in interactive design, front-end engineering, brand strategy, and product development. Like most great business ideas, Black Stock Images grew from Wiggins quickly growing tired of searching for quality images that also felt authentic. Wiggins noticed that the lack of representation was widespread and

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Brian Gerrard, the CEO of a new tech company, BAE app is curated and targeted for people of color. Bae is a mobile app connected through Facebook, however, it’s goal is to take the quest for meaningful connection to this overlooked and demographic. With his brother, Justin Gerrard and CTO Jordan Kunzika, Brian hopes to change the market for Black men and women who are among the most technologically active but the least desirable group

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