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Book Review — Super Connectors

Our review of “Super Connectors” by Scott Gerber, Ryan Paugh. Or, how to walk away from a lame conversation with skill.

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Ruha Benjamin. Hey Fam! Nice Work!

We wanted to point out these killer infographics on Professor Ruha Benjamin’s site. (nice site also!) But first, let’s give credit where it’s due. Professor Ruha Benjamin is leading the field in discovering and preaching the gospel of Data for Black Lives. She’s written a few books and several articles about this topic that are…

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Ashley C Ford and The Power of Imagination

Ashley C. Ford, The power of imagination

Great talk by African American / Black creative and writer Ashley C. Ford on the power of imagination.

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About the Hue Design Summit // July 26 – 28, 2019

“The importance of the saying ‘no man is an Island’ has been proved to be the reason why [we] need to make a collective effort in the bid to achieve professional success. For many individuals that have succeeded in their career, [that success has largely been attributed] to the strong networking channels they have created…

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Design Chat with Ron Tinsley and Dana James Mwangi – 05/08/2019

Join the AAGD team for a discussion on branding and logo development featuring design heavyweights, Ron Tinsley of Prophetik Soul and Dana James Mwangi of Cheers Creative. These industry leaders have successfully navigated the design space and carved out their own paths. The event will be on Wednesday, May 8th at 5p PST / 6p…

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Design Chat with Lafe Taylor — April 11th

Join us for our AA/Blk Design Chat to learn how to use your creative skills in entrepreneurship. We’ll be led by Tech Entrepreneur, cryptocurrency advocate, husband, father, mma enthusiast & Jesus Lover, Lafe Taylor.

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Antionette Carroll — Designing for a More Equitable World.

Antionette Carroll -- Ted Talk

Are you just thinking about design? Think Bigger. She’s talking about systems building.

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AAGD Thrive Spotify Playlist

Thrive A Playlist for African American and Black Creativity

In honor of the struggle of working on projects, here’s some music to soothe the soul and lemon-lime your creative thirst.

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Design Chat with David Yarde — March 13th

David Yarde -- African American Graphic Designer

Please, join us for our design chat with Mr. David Yarde of Sevenality on March 13 at 7 pm central. Find out why you might want to attend by reading this short article — and there’s a video!

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Overcoming the Fear of Success

African American Graphic Designer's Book Review of Martha Freidman's "Overcoming the Fear of Success."

Yeah, let’s not pretend you don’t suffer from imposter syndrome. (crickets…) This book is one in our series “Taming the lil’ Hater” and after you read you’ll understand exactly how to tackle the voices in your head that keep you from reaching higher success.

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