Ep. 23: We're So Crown! - Talking with CRWN Mag's Lindsey Day
We got right into it talking about the good, bad and what the hell is he doing here of the 2017 Emmy Awards, plus we chatted with our first guest of Season 2: Lindsey Day! She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of CRWN Magazine, a print publication about natural hair and the women who wear it. A digital marketing strategist by trade, her focus is harnessing digital tools to positively shape culture. Through CRWN, she seeks to immortalize the hairstory of black women in print, shifting the standard of beauty for Black women—for good. Since 2016, CRWN has been featured by Forbes, Elle, Essence, Saint Heron, Girlboss, Nylon, Yahoo! Beauty and more; and in 2017 Day was named by The Huffington Post as one of seven Black Innovators Who Are Creating A Better Tomorrow. Prior to her role as a print publisher, Day developed her expertise working for major corporations such as Interscope/Geffen/A&M and DreamWorks Animation. She has also been instrumental in several startups, including an online magazine she founded in 2009, Made Woman, and Intern Queen Inc.; both of which are primarily focused on the empowerment, education and advancement of professional women.
Plus, we sounded the Air Horn Salute for this talented woman who is speaking her truth and winning big. Hint: She can wear the hell outta a tux. Listen in!