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Simone Missick and her family's Black Card Revoked story

Simone Missick and her family's Black Card Revoked story

“On Fridays we play Black Card Revoked,” she says. “Honestly, that has been the gift of this time. There are so many people who have lost so much — work, and family, and health, and stability — it’s not lost on me of what a blessing it is that my mother-in-law didn’t suffer the worst like so many people around the world, and that I do have the ability to work.”Read more here:https://www.essence.com/entertainment/simone-missick-daily-prayer-call-sustained-her-faith-family/

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Los Angeles Times: Black Card Revoked on College Campuses

Los Angeles Times: Black Card Revoked on College Campuses

Excerpt from "One student’s fight for black inclusion at Whittier College — with the campus president’s help" - Los Angeles TimesWhile the club participated in a backpack drive for needy area families and a silent auction, its most successful outing, in terms of attendance, took place last fall when Bradford invited students to play the popular “Black Card Revoked” trivia game, which tests players’ knowledge of African American history and popular culture. “We had people on the dance team and in sports who were rushing from practice to get to the meeting so they could all play,” Bradford said. “It...

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Black Enterprise covers Black Card Revoked

Black Enterprise covers Black Card Revoked

  Latesha Williams and Jay Bobo joined forces to create the foundation for the popular card game “Black Card Revoked” in 2015. Together with Jay Bobo’s mom, they have turned a basement side hustle into a multi-million dollar business that creates unique and memorable experiences for Black communities. “A big piece of Black Card Revoked is integrity. We are Black people and know what the experience is like,” says Williams. “By creating that shared connection, it’s a love letter to Black culture and the Black experience.Read more here: https://www.blackenterprise.com/founders-of-black-card-revoked-turned-side-hustle-into-a-multi-million-dollar-gaming-business/

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How the team behind Black Card Revoked is shaking up the toys and games industry

How the team behind Black Card Revoked is shaking up the toys and games industry

The team behind the popular card games Black Card Revoked, Latino Card Revoked and Girls Night Out wants to change the toys and games industry for the better. The Columbus card game company, Cards for All People, says there’s a strong market for games that are inclusive and representative of the increasingly diverse U.S. population. Their own sales – about $2 million annually – prove that, said cofounder Jay Bobo. “We think the future of toys and games will be a culturally relevant one,” Bobo said. “There are all these populations who are underserved. How do we develop products that are for us, that...

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Our Open Letter to Big-Box Retailers

Recently, we joined forces with the Black Gamemakers Association, GAMA and other diverse game companies to publish an open letter to retailers. Read more below. The needs of communities of color goes beyond just multicultural beauty and international food. We are more than shampoo, makeup and spices. We, the manufacturers of cultural toys & games, would like your organizations to know that we exist and our consumers represent more than 49% of the United States population, but we are not represented on your shelves and our consumers’ needs remain unmet... https://medium.com/@cardsforallpeople/minority-gamemakers-open-letter-to-retailers-c9b7472f36b8

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