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The Powerful Message Black Panther's Costume Designer (and Oscar Winner) Ruth E. Carter Wants to Send Through Clothing

Just 20 minutes into Black Panther, one can immediately sense that the 2018 superhero film is unlike any other in cinematic history. Aside from its strong Black female leads, part of its appeal is due to the fashion. A pivotal scene where this can be seen (and felt) is during “challenge day” in the fictional African […]

Black Panther Costumer Designer Ruth E. Carter on Three Decades of Dressing Superheroes

Ruth E. Carter’s resume as a costume designer reads like a roll call of some of the most culturally significant films of the past three decades: Malcom X, Selma, Do the Right Thing, What’s Love Got to Do With It?, Mo’ Better Blues. But her latest film, the revolutionary and deservedly much-hyped Black Panther, might be her most notable project yet. With […]

Jonny Sun Knows That Twitter Can Still Be The Internet's Good Place

Jonny Sun has spent a lot of time online since the days of ICQ, MSN Messenger, and AIM. It was on those now-ancient platforms where Sun developed his voice and began to experiment with his sense of humor. Later, on Twitter he channeled his anxieties, sentimentalities, and quippy observations about the world into the form […]

Twitter Star Jonny Sun Draws 'Positive, Hopeful Things' Into Being

Jonny Sun’s alien Twitter persona, Jomny Sun, has a huge following within what he calls “Weird Twitter.” The bot’s deliberately misspelled tweets and lonesome temperament have drawn in hundreds of thousands of followers. That led to Sun’s first book about the character, Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too. And now, he’s back — this time […]

Jonny Sun’s Work Diary: Correct Spellign Optoinal, Creativity Mandatory

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30 Under 30 2019 Social Entrepreneurs: Leveraging Business Smarts To Save The World

For some, joining the family business means having to put on a suit and join their dad in a stodgy office. For fourth-generation beekeeper Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, 25, it meant pitching her parents on her startup Bee Downtown: a corporate responsibility program aiming to save the dwindling honeybee population by installing bee hives on rooftops across Atlanta. Three […]

Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask Reflects On NFL Career In Her Book 'You Negotiate Like A Girl'

Amy Trask, the former CEO of the Oakland Raiders and the first female CEO of an NFL team begins her memoir, You Negotiate Like A Girl, with an author’s note that is equivalent to a PG-13 film rating for use of language. She apologizes to those offended but doesn’t apologize for cursing. She ends the note by […]

The NFL’s first female CEO attributes her success to ignoring this common piece of career advice

Amy Trask knows when to throw away the playbook. Trask is a football analyst for CBS Sports, board chairman of BIG3, a 3-on-3 basketball league that founded by rapper/actor Ice Cube and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz, and from 1997 to 2013, she served as the CEO of the Oakland Raiders. She was the first woman to hold […]

Ex-Raiders CEO Amy Trask Reflects On Gender Bias In Unusual Places

This excerpt from You Negotiate Like a Girl: Reflections on a Career in the National Football League by Amy Trask with Mike Freeman is printed with the permission of Triumph Books.  For more information and to order a copy, please visit Some very prominent men—some of whom are in the Hall of Fame, some of whom were […]

3 Pieces of Advice Millionaire Barbara Corcoran Would Give Her Younger Self

Happy birthday Barbara Corcoran! The Shark Tank investor and entrepreneur just turned 70. After several successful decades in business in which she’s amassed a net worth in the millions, there’s one question Corcoran gets over and over: What advice would you give your younger self? Here’s how she answered on a recent episode of her podcast Business Unusual. […]

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