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Madison Mobley Redefined 'Autism' To Mean 'Success' Then Achieved Her Dream Of Attending An HBCU

Creme of Nature and Revlon are changing the lives of Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students with their latest scholarship fund. Recipients of the haircare and beauty brand’s “Legacy to Leadership” scholarship fund will now be one step closer to witnessing their dreams come true thanks to the $100,000 allotted to help them overcome the personal and financial hurdles that have been thrown in their way. Students like Madison Mobley, who redefined the word “autism” to mean “success” and ultimately achieve her dream of attending an HBCU. As a student at Central State University, Mobley aspires to work with children with disabilities. “I aspire to work with children with disabilities to teach them that they matter and that they are loved,” expressed Mobley in an exclusive interview with AfroTech. Mobley also hopes that her own personal journey will inspire others who may face a similar situation. “My hope is that my story will inspire others to do the best that they can...

Shanique Yates

Aug 5, 2021

Megan Thee Stallion's Revlon Collection, StockX's First-Ever Beauty Drop, Sells Out In Less Than 24 Hours

Megan Thee Stallion is making hot girl history with her latest collaboration between Revlon and StockX. A press release reports that the rap star — a Revlon brand ambassador — has finally teamed up with her makeup brand partner to launch their first hyper-limited edition “Hot Girl Sunset Collection” exclusively on the digital retail marketplace. This marks the first time a beauty brand has launched any product on StockX. According to Revlon GM Chandra Coleman Harris, the brand wanted to debut on StockX’s unexpected launch model because the platform’s unique features matched its one-of-a-kind beauty collection with Thee Stallion. “StockX is at the center of culture,” she said in a statement, “so the synergies between our brand DNA, her fans, and StockX’s dynamic marketplace aligned perfectly.” This revolutionary launch merged the tech, retail and beauty industries together to provide consumers with an out-of-the-box shopping experience on StockX. Though it seems like an usual pairing...

Njera Perkins

Jul 29, 2021

Boss Women Media, Creme Of Nature Team Up To Elevate Black Women Entrepreneurs In Beauty

Black women are changing the game when it comes to entrepreneurship! When we aren’t running the show in a “traditional” career, Black women have mastered the art of the side hustle which now represents the future of business, and reiterates the importance of having the resources needed to be successful business owners. According to PRNewswire, Boss Women Media has joined forces with Creme of Nature and the two have launched a four-week Home Hustlers: Beauty Edition Program geared toward women who aim to take their small business to the next level. The virtual program will be held every Saturday in May and will include panel discussions led by entrepreneurs which include The Honey Pot’s Beatrice Dixon, mogul Courtney Adeleye, and boss-chick Angela Simmons. Workshops will run for two hours touching topics like diversifying your revenue, fundraising, running an online business, scaling, and writing a business plan. “Our mission is to create a space for Black women and empower them as...

Shanique Yates

May 7, 2021