people

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

    I’m Most Proud To Be A Black Man

      David Delancy III is the owner of One Day Come Construction, Inc in Tallahassee, Florida. A graduate of the University of Southern Florida, David parlayed his years of experience in the construction industry to open...
    January 15, 2017 399 0
  • Bravado Goals

    I’m Here to Change History

    “I was asked am I trying to racially unite or racially incite. My GOAL is to racially UNITE. In the process of doing that, some people will be incited.” “I’m ready to do what I need to...
    June 15, 2016 628 0
  • Opinions

    Shulunda Gibson Wants You to Speak Your Success

    A speech pathologist and owner of The Speech and Voice Care center in Houston, Shulunda or Shulie as she warmly asked me to call her is teaching people in our community to speak their success, one...
    June 13, 2016 188 0
  • Opinions

    May 19th Officially Malcolm X Day!

    While making my rounds through social media, I came across a picture calling for May 19th to be celebrated as Malcolm X day.  “What a dope Idea” I thought to myself; May 19th being Malcolm’s Birthday it’s the...
    June 4, 2016 141 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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