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Brian Araujo Brian Araujo


I'm an unapologetic Black man from Harlem. I worked in tech for the past 10 years, and currently run two ventures; Marketers of Tomorrow, a marketing outsourcing firm and Bitcoin Harlem, a community organization aimed at connecting cryptocurrency enthusiasts and investors..

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The Midterm Election Results May Not Have Been Ideal, But We Sure Made Our Ancestors Proud

We vote as a family, waking up extra early and proud -- like it’s actual work. My family does, and my grandmother before that, and my ancestors going all the way back to the 1870s to South Carolina with the passage of the 15th amendment. Walking into the polls means something a lot different to African Americans and diasporic kin. I recall a post on Instagram I saw about someone...

I Picked Up A MAGA Hat To See If It Would Give Me Superpowers

On October 31, 2018, Kanye West sent out a tweet atoning for his recent political statements and activity.Over some time now, Mr. West has been bouncing between embracing and denouncing the GOP — but I find this extremely problematic. In his now infamous White House visit, he either found his old MAGA hat or bought a new one, but nevertheless, showed up banging on the desk and...

They Don't Want Black Love To Last, But Here Are Six Ways To Keep Your Marriage Tight

Wedding season is winding down, and everyone -- and I do mean everyone  -- is happy about it. Frankly, it’s a lot of work for everyone involved. How many times have you been a bridesmaid or groomsman this year? And the wedding gifts, or in many cases lack thereof? Don’t get me started. I’ll admit, we definitely own up to our rookie mistake there -- don’t...