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Melissa Kimble

Melissa Kimble is a Chicago-based writer, digital strategist and founder of #blkcreatives, a digital collective and lighthouse for black culture's most impactful creators.

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Burger King’s Student Loan Initiative Came Across as Inconsiderate Toward a Growing National Crisis


Partnering with a fin-tech company that’s tied to Navient sure doesn’t help.

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This Mother’s Day, Lush and Ben & Jerry’s Helped Bail Black Mothers Out of Jail

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Both brands used social to raise awareness for the cause to their sizeable followings.

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Mixed-ish Is an Important Perspective, but It Wasn’t the Spinoff Audiences Wanted

Brand Marketing

Real progress will only be made when diversity efforts go deeper.