Gentrifying Genius: Urban Creators Stripped Bare

Gentrifying Genius: Urban Creators Stripped Bare


Michael D Armstrong

BET International

Tonya Evans

University of New Hampshire School of Law

Devin Johnson


I'mPOSSIBLE, a social enterprise with global reach empowers women and girls of colour to define, find and maintain success, joy and wellbeing on their own terms. All done through digital platforms, live events and the curation of conversations,
'Gentrifying Genius: Urban Creators Stripped Bare' will further explore the themes raised in The Fader's article: "Black Teens Are Breaking The Internet And Seeing None Of The Profits". Black and brown youth are missing out on fruitful and ultimately life changing opportunities and rewards from their intellectual property which remains popular but unpaid and uncredited.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate