Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, Asian Americans throughout the United States have encountered hate crimes at a rate higher than that of previous years. Many people ascribe the 2020 surge of Asian American hate violence to the xenophobic commentary of former President Trump, referring to the COVID-19 as the “China virus” and “Kung flu” and blaming China for the global pandemic.
There comes a time of year when everyone gathers to celebrate the end of something important. Of course, the conversation is about the Super Bowl. Every year, Americans gather at a house with a large TV in large numbers to divulge in food and drink and watch the two best teams duke it out in what is always poised to be the best game of the year.
Facebook is concerned about a future iOS update that would pose a threat to its advertising business because of built-in privacy protections the software will have. Facebook relies on the collection of data to provide marketers with tools to target certain individuals. In their business, the tiniest improvement to the funnel could mean millions or even tens of millions of dollars.
As the month of February comes to an end, use the spirit of Black History Month to encourage yourself to find ways that can aid young black creatives to foster an economy for the community. Listed below are a series of black-owned businesses that dedicated their work to implement positive changes in fashion and representation. Welcome the brands and, you will find that there is something to offer for everyone!