Black voices are needed throughout the year, not just during Black History Month

By Wanna Thompson | Hello Giggles

The shortest and often coldest month of the year is also home to Black History Month, a dedicated time to honor the profound legacies and contributions of Black people, and to celebrate our culture through festivities and events that uplift the Black community. Throughout the necessary displays of Blackness and commemoration, there is often a larger presence of white and non-Black magazine editors making their rounds on social media with posts targeting Black people in the creative field. They’ll share lucrative details of enticing job opportunities for Black folk specifically, but the surplus of opportunities during Black History Month arguably pale in comparison with the other eleven months of the year. This has raised some valid concerns.

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