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  • 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
  • Staff Writer

    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
  • Bravado Goals

    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
  • Bravado Goals

    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
  • Bravado Goals

    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
  • Bravado Goals

    Drew + Cathy

    When asked how he knew she was the one he said ” We’ve been together over 8 years and she’s never left my side. Even after all this time, she remain a gift” -Drew @druskeezy @beautyb1113...Read More
    February 12, 2017 606 0
  • Bravado Goals

    Be The Change You Want To See

    My name is Yeri Martinez – “I am currently finishing my masters in Social Entrepreneurship and a second bachelors degree in film. I volunteer as a grant writer for non-profits helping them secure funding. I am...
    January 13, 2017 324 0
  • Bravado Goals

    Set Your Own Standards

    “My current #BravadoGoal is to inspire through visuals embodying and representing West African cultures. A way to re-teach our people, especially our women, alternatives to what they should feel like,think like, or do in order to...
    June 17, 2016 775 0
  • Co Founder

    Shakira Polite

    As a Woman,  I wish to be revered. As a Mother, I wish to be proud.   As the founder of Black Bravado, my goal is to create a new narrative that evokes self worth amongst...
    June 17, 2016 839 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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