Obsidian Media Company-Black Women Representation

Obsidian is a black women centered media company that places black women at the forefront of entertainment.

Obsidian Romanticize Yourself

Tierra
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Project Description

Stories are a way young people contextualize the world, when they see themselves in a character they internalize the messages more. Stereotypes and exploitation media have damaged the image of black women all over the world. And created a vicious cycle we can’t seem to escape as it has become the culture.

Growing up without women who looked like me in media terrorized me through teenage-hood I tried so hard to make myself look like other races of women that I almost made myself sick. I hated everything that I now know makes me magic. From my skin, to my nose, to my hair. It gave birth to this desire to find media with women who look like me. 

Other black women have this desire for representation too. The success of Disney’s Princess and the Frog, & the BET network show that black women have a craving for real representation.

And I present to you Obsidian. Obsidian media company in three parts; Obsidian Magazine, Novels and Photos. 

It focuses on uplifting black women and black women's image. 

It would be a stereotype defying media company and would show every shade of black woman within the African Diaspora. 

We aim to shape the black female community into one of self confidence, self love and united fronts untouched by outside forces. 

We begin with a self help novel series, ‘Different Days: Guide to Unlocking Your Black Girl Magic’. Written by myself and guest authors. Then we expand to Obsidian magazine. They all place black women at the forefront of entertainment.

Black women will buy;

It’s Relevance. Culture. Fashion. Inspiration. It’s about what it means to be a black woman today. It’s media by them for them.

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Novels; "Through novels featuring black female leads- not about the black experience- with mainstream appeal we hope to slowly repair the image of black women. Make her the star of the narrative in fiction and reality.”

Photos; "We take and sell photos of beautiful black women and plaster them everywhere to implant the seeds of normalcy instead of tokenism so self acceptance is possible for black women.”

Magazine; "The culmination of Obsidian’s efforts, a platform for brown and dark skinned women to see themselves elevated, embraced and encouraged to love themselves.”

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what will the funds be used for?

  • Pay for the paperwork to become a USA recognized company
  • Paying for the production of products
  • A website

When will the company launch completely?

February 2020

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Obsidian Postcard official

An official postcard with an obsidian model and poem sent to your home. 

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Novella- Spirits of the sky

The Obsidian Novella BiEarth-Spirits of the sky.

Written by Tierra M Woodford.

Kei, first born son of parents neither he nor his twelve siblings, sets out to find answers on the verge of a mental breakdown. His purple crystal he got at birth acts as his guild right to a strange, handsome man with completely white eyes. A man who knew the unexplained origins of his birth and offers to show him as well. In exchange he would give him the spell Kei’s parents used to seal away a pair of sirens that are about to break free from their prison deep within the earth. 

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Novella- Drowning Dust to Dawn

The Obsidian Novella 

A combination of 5 poetry books. 

  • Drowning in midnight Moonlight 
  • Surfing in 1 am Tea
  • Swimming in 2 am ghosts 
  • Yearning for 3 am Trains to everywhere 
  • Dreaming about my 4 am tired city
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Obsidian Box

Be the first to get this exclusive Obsidian Box filled with

-Drowning Dust to Dawn (poetry zine)

-Postcard

-Novella BiEarth Spirits of the sky

-Obsidian Photos 

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Rewards

Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

0 Supporters
Contribute
$1
Thank You!

A subscription to the monthly email list and a thank you through email.

2500 Left
0 Supporters
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$5
Obsidian Postcard official

An official postcard with an obsidian model and poem sent to your home. 

500 Left
0 Supporters
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$10
Novella- Spirits of the sky

The Obsidian Novella BiEarth-Spirits of the sky.

Written by Tierra M Woodford.

Kei, first born son of parents neither he nor his twelve siblings, sets out to find answers on the verge of a mental breakdown. His purple crystal he got at birth acts as his guild right to a strange, handsome man with completely white eyes. A man who knew the unexplained origins of his birth and offers to show him as well. In exchange he would give him the spell Kei’s parents used to seal away a pair of sirens that are about to break free from their prison deep within the earth. 

250 Left
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$20
Novella- Drowning Dust to Dawn

The Obsidian Novella 

A combination of 5 poetry books. 

  • Drowning in midnight Moonlight 
  • Surfing in 1 am Tea
  • Swimming in 2 am ghosts 
  • Yearning for 3 am Trains to everywhere 
  • Dreaming about my 4 am tired city
125 Left
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$50
Obsidian Box

Be the first to get this exclusive Obsidian Box filled with

-Drowning Dust to Dawn (poetry zine)

-Postcard

-Novella BiEarth Spirits of the sky

-Obsidian Photos 

50 Left
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