Why is World Melanin Day on August 13?

August 13, 2017 begins the 97th year since Red, Black and Green were designated as the colors of all Black people. How does that connect to melanin? Why is August 13th World Melanin Day? From our perspective, it is simple. Melanin puts the B in RBG and the black in Red, Black and Green. Our ancestors … More Why is World Melanin Day on August 13?

Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 22 Days to #RBG97

Today is the 69th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We invite millions of people to wear Red, Black and Green on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 22 days from today will be the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. … More Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 22 Days to #RBG97

Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 23 Days to #RBG97

Today is the 68th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We invite millions of people to wear Red, Black and Green on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 23 days from today will be the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. … More Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 23 Days to #RBG97

Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 24 Days to #RBG97

Today is the 67th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We invite millions of people to wear Red, Black and Green on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 24 days from today will be the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. … More Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 24 Days to #RBG97

Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 25 Days to #RBG97

Today is the 66th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We invite millions of people to wear Red, Black and Green on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 25 days from today will be the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. … More Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 25 Days to #RBG97

Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 26 Days to #RBG97

Today is the 65th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We invite millions of people to wear Red, Black and Green on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 26 days from today will be the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. … More Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 26 Days to #RBG97

Melanin Envy

A scholarly review of melanin envy or bias in art and media. The Oxford English Dictionary defines envy as “malignant or hostile feeling; ill-will, malice, enmity.” It is also referred to as “active evil, harm, mischief.” Furthermore it is described as “the feeling of mortification and ill-will occasioned by the contemplation of superior advantages possessed … More Melanin Envy

Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 27 Days to #RBG97

Today is the 64th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We invite millions of people to wear Red, Black and Green on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 27 days from today will be the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. … More Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 27 Days to #RBG97

Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 29 Days to #RBG97

Today is the 62nd day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We invite millions of people to wear Red, Black and Green on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 29 days from today will be the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever.

More Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 29 Days to #RBG97

Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 30 Days to #RBG97

Today is the 61st day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We invite millions of people to wear Red, Black and Green on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 30 days from today will be the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever.

More Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 30 Days to #RBG97

Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 31 Days to #RBG97

Today is the 60th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We invite millions of people to wear Red, Black and Green on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 31 days from today will be the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever.

More Take the #RBGChallenge by Wearing Red, Black and Green on August 13: 31 Days to #RBG97