Wednesday, May 4, 2011

give them something to BRAG about!

The Black Retail Action Group, Inc. also known as BRAG was founded in 1970 as an outgrowth of a similar organization, the National Negro Retail Advisory Group (NNRAG). Although the latter organization folded, some of its members felt that the Group’s basic concepts were nonetheless valid and should, therefore, be perpetuated. Thus, with a nucleus of NNRAG members, the Black Retail Action Group was born.

BRAG was introduced to the Philadelphia University Campus as a new chapter this semester by the lovely
Terniqua Osburne and Professor Natalie Nixon and Professor Niokya Wyatt We were blessed to have amazing events such as Talkin Fashion Panel and BRAG Thrift. Here's the run down of TALKIN FASHION

Talking Fashion is a lunch/panel that aims to create discussion and networking opportunities among the present and future of fashion!  This event  will expose the diverse roles, skills and personas that help to structure the retail industry. We aim to create an environment where new and aspiring stylistic professionals can learn from  productive and noteworthy fashion insiders while engaging in an opportunity to gain mentors and contacts .
President Terniqua Osburne and Vice President Samantha S.

Curran J. Swint: Stylist; Event Planner; Vintage Connoisseur; (

Fajr Muhammad: Freelance Writer; Blogger; Digital Marketer (

Ron Wilch:Mensware Fashion Designer; Head of Philly  (

Julie Wilch: Event Planner; Philadelphia Fashion Week Coordinator; Marketer

Debra Ginyard: Fashion Stylist; Style Director; Designer : (

Bishme Rajiv Cromartie: Fashion Designer ( and (

Karima Renee: Founder and Cheif Image Consultant of Skinny Minority (
Brought to you by the Fundraising Co-Chairs turned into next semester 
Diamond Newman, and myself


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