Univision’s Purchase Of The Root Worries Me

Univision’s Purchase Of The Root Worries Me

Backstory: It was announced on Friday that Univision (owned by Haim Saban) had purchased The Root, the Black news and culture site co-founded by Henry Lewis Gates, Jr. I don’t trust Univision. I’ve watched for over a decade (in my studies of Spanish), and their programming is socially juvenile at best. I don’t mean that […]

5 Signs “Exposure” Is A Trap (And 3 More It Isn’t)

5 Signs “Exposure” Is A Trap (And 3 More It Isn’t)

@BlackFreelance1 I’m just not a fan of disorganization, unethical behavior, and the “exposure” trap. Nope…exposure doesn’t pay bills lol — Tai Gooden (@taigooden) May 21, 2015 OK…so this one applies to all freelancers, but bloggers, photographers, musicians, and designers especially, I’m gonna need you to read this whole post. “Exposure” is a rook. Well…except when […]

5 Reasons New Graduates Should Freelance (Especially If They’re Black)

5 Reasons New Graduates Should Freelance (Especially If They’re Black)

Freelancing is downright near normal these days. A full 34% of American workers freelance in some way, and that number is expected to grow to 50% in the next 5 years. The concept of work is changing and anyone with their entire career in front of them can’t afford to ignore what’s going on out […]