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BLACK GIRL GAMERS FOUNDER TALKS WHAT VIDEO GAMES HAVE DONE RIGHT AND WRONG FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
CEO and Founder of Black Girl Gamers Jay-Ann Lopez spoke with Game Rant in a recent interview about the need for new, original content that explores different cultures, which hasn't been done enough. She also named which video games are on the right path for diversity and inclusivity, and others that still need some work to do.
IGNORED TO BILLBOARD: JAY-ANN LOPEZ OF BLACK GIRL GAMERS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY IN CONTENT CREATION
Today, Black Girl Gamers is a vibrant community of more than 8K Black women from around the world. The focus is on cultivating an online safe space and platform for Black women and advocating for diversity and inclusion in games and the gaming community.
BLACK WOMEN GAMERS AREN’T UNICORNS — THEY’RE THE FUTURE
Many people still think that being a gamer and a Black woman is a juxtaposition. It’s not. We’re not unicorns. Just like in any other industry, there are content creators, industry professionals, and consumers, and Black women can be found in all of these categories — but they’re often overlooked, underestimated, or outright ignored.
MEET 30 BLACK OWNED BUSINESSES YOU CAN SUPPORT IN 2021
This year we have seen an unprecedented amount of focus on the Black community in various countries around the world after the tragic death of George Floyd. There has been significant support across business, politics, and media however to drive the equality desired many of these efforts will have to continue beyond 2020.
BLACK GIRL GAMERS FOUNDER JAY-ANN LOPEZ TALKS INCLUSIVITY, GAMING MUSIC AND MORE
Black Girl Gamers started with a realization.
Jay-Ann Lopez, who founded the gaming collective in 2015, looked around and saw a space that didn’t seem to represent her — or the other Black female gamers she was starting to meet.