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Blavity.com curated a list of current games with female characters of color that can easily be found on a smartphone: “Representation of black women in gaming is important. In my own experiences, I have found it to be important not only because it resonates with me as a black woman but also because my sons […]

Jay-Ann Lopez created the online community “Black Girl Gamers” that allows black women to have their own space to enjoy gaming in an industry dominated by white males:  “Jay-Ann Lopez understands that the global gaming industry is one dominated by white men. This is why she built Black Girl Gamers, an online community and safe space […]

Angel Rich created a game-like app that teaches individuals of all ages to be financially literate, and aims to help bridge the financial gap between white and black America:  “Steve Jobs revolutionized the computer industry, the way we listen to music, and how we make phone calls. Angel Rich wants to revolutionize financial literacy education […]

Games such as ‘Hair Nah’ and ‘Break Up Squad’ allow their players to experience real life situations from the perspective of black women: “A common theme when thinking about electronic games is escapism. In the real world striving to be an infallible hero who can slay dragons by day and craft potions and weapons by night, […]