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These Two Black Millennials Sealed a Deal With Forbes for the Culture

There’s a huge demand for spaces dedicated to diverse communities. People of color and Black innovators have long since grown tired of the lack of inclusion in the professional space, and many are taking matters into their own hands. When opportunity is not present, it calls for changes to be made, and in today’s landscape of young professionals, it’s very much needed. Two millennial entrepreneurs wanted to create a space for Black leaders, but instead of fighting for a seat at the table, these optimistic innovators decided to build their own. Philly natives Rashaad Lambert and Vinasia Miles had a common goal in mind when they created For(bes) the Culture, which stemmed from their shared experiences at the 2017 Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston, MA. “There weren’t a lot of people of color in attendance, but there also weren’t a lot of things geared toward people of color,” Lambert said. “We were invited but not included.” Miles often uses the analogy “there were only a few pepper...

Njera Perkins

May 4, 2020