• Bravado Goals

    I Married My Best Friend

    “And just like that, after 23 years I married my best friend! We were just kids when we met so our love had to mature and blossom into this union that is truly indescribable! I love...
    October 19, 2017 11 0
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    Tanyka Renee Henry

     “Paris forever changed me,” “It opened my eyes to fashion and different cultures.” For Tanyka Renee Henry, traveling was always a way of life. Growing up in foster care, she never stayed in one place for...
    October 17, 2017 24 0
  • Staff Writer

    Jessica Wright – Staff Writer

    Jessica is a freelance writer who uses her voice to challenge the status quo. Her writing encourages readers to do the same by presenting alternative thought provoking views on  issues related to politics, race relations and...
    October 13, 2017 38 0
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    Tyra Wilkes – Staff Writer

    At the beginning of 2017 I set a personal goal, I vowed to write everyday. No matter what it was. Even if it was a 3 line poem, I was determined to write in order to...
    October 11, 2017 39 0
  • Black Voices

    Kristen Clarke

    “Investigating reverse discrimination at a moment when white supremacist are marching in the streets is deeply troubling”   As President and Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Kristen Clarke is tasked with...
    October 11, 2017 51 0
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    I’m Black and I Travel

    Greg Gross spent 42 years building a successful career in journalism. About 13 years ago while in Mississippi, he met a Black girl who told him proudly that she never intended to travel beyond her city....
    October 7, 2017 112 0
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    Millenial Mayor

        “Thank you for opening up another door for me, giving me the opportunity to lead in the city that made me the man that I am today. I will be an advocate for my...
    October 5, 2017 51 0
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    Good Hair Don’t Care

     “I used to look at all the Black models, actresses and girls on social media embracing their natural hair and think to myself, man I wish I could be one.” A few months ago I finally...
    September 25, 2017 67 0
  • Black Voices

    Youth Crusader

    “Sometimes you just have to pull the young men to the side to see if u are able to help their GROWTH”   If you happen down the Ave in CrownHeights Brooklyn or South Jamaica Queens...
    September 14, 2017 70 0
  • Bravado Goals

    Professional Black Girl

    Dr. Yaba Blay ...Read More
    September 9, 2017 78 0

About us

Black Bravado is improving the state of people of color in America by shifting the narrative on what it means to be Black and excellent. Here, everyday people share their goals, accomplishments and stories of perseverance creating a community that incites us to act.

bra·va·do : a bold , swaggering display of courage.

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