DIBs newsletter 001: Black Lives Matter

May 13, 2024
Emmy Liederman
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At #paid, we support Black lives, the Black Lives Matter movement, Black employees, Black creators, Black-owned businesses and the entire Black community. Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging ("DIBs") are fundamental parts of our core values.

That said, we still have a lot of work to continue to do.

We will not stand for racism, ever. As leaders in the creator marketing space, we champion celebrating diversity consistently.

Black creators in recent collaborations we want to feature:

torontoshay for Cheerios

misslionhunter for Dairy Farmers of Canada

specsandblazers for Urban Skin Rx

kassalaholdsclaw for Frank And Oak

imsamanthagomez for Volkswagen

See more profiles of black creators in recent #paid collaborations

Clients we want to highlight:

Kitten Co Jewelry
, owned by Maya Portorreal

Urban Skin Rx
, award-winning clinical skin care for diverse skin tones.

, a collaboration to bring awareness and educate audiences on the importance of donating blood in the Black community.

Beyond supporting Black creators and businesses directly, the following resource is a robust list of books, documentaries, IG accounts, guides/articles, and other ways you can financially support the Black community:

Resources to support Black Lives Matter

Our CEO also wrote a blog post around initiatives and commitments we are making as allies to the Black community.

We will continue our commitment to improved and equal access to brand collaborations and resources to all creators in diverse communities. Now more than ever, the voices of our Black creators & businesses need to be heard, shared, and celebrated.

Stay well and healthy,

The #paid Team

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