Keke Palmer has been one of the more known faces to transition her work to social influencer. She maintains her actress work load, her behind the scenes content seen on her snapchat and Instagram feeds, as well as using her platform to call out more important Worldly issues like when she was on the streets of Los Angeles during the George Floyd Protests. She is and has been a positive voice in the Black media sphere, many folks normally say she never gets her flowers and is usually counted out. She has put haters on mute. This new venture, big bossy and all, marks yet another new platform helmed by a Black woman creative. Issa Rae, Quinta Brunson, and Lena Waithe are creating more and more lanes for storytelling, and now we can add Ms. Lauren Palmer to the list.
Just recently Kerry Washington, who owns Simpson Street productions, launched a new show on Hulu under their Onyx Collective platform, designed for Black artists to create Black stories. Her first project is Reasonable Doubt.
Oprah and Tracee Ellis Ross is the first documentary out the gate, as they discuss the prominence of the history of Black hair and what is means to be on screen with Black hair.