PushBlack is here!

Hey, PushBlack fam! It’s back to school time, and as students start their semesters, we’re experiencing a lot of nostalgia here at PushBlack’s headquarters. One of our favorite memories from school was coming back to our dorm from a long day of class, sitting down on the couch, and watching black sitcoms.

This Week in Black History

“None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody … bent down and helped us pick up our boots.”

– Thurgood Marshall

First Black Supreme Court Justice, 1967

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We All Need an Auntie Like Nicki Minaj.

Nicki Minaj is redefining what it means to be a successful woman in the music industry. Check out these enlightening thoughts from Nicki herself.


Likability Is ‘Bullshit.’

Beyonce chose to sample author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for a reason. In addition to writing beautifully about the black immigrant experience, she also drops great advice for any young person feeling like their back is against the wall.


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