Imani Barbarin (Crutches And Spice)

Imani Barbarin is a disability advocate using social media to tell the realities of life on crutches.

Community Track

Awareness, Inclusivity, & Accessibility

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Amplify Stage

Thursday, June 22

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tag: ASL & CART Services Available

Featuring: Zach and Pat Valentine (Valentine Brothers), Imani Barbarin (Crutches And Spice), Chrissy Marshall and more

One of the many benefits of social media is the ability to promote awareness and spark conversation like never before. These creators are using their platforms to shed light on disabilities and promote positive representation. In this session, they’re here to speak about how their disability affects their approach to content creation and how being vocal about their experience has driven their success.


Community Track

Skin Just Like Pearls

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Spotlight Stage

Saturday, June 24

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Featuring: Lauren Ashley Beck, Beauty2thestreetz, Tatyana Joseph and more

Just like Beyoncé, we wouldn't trade these amazing creators for anybody else. In this inspirational hour, these creators will discuss what it's like being a Black woman online, the message each creator is hoping to send to their audience, and what it means to be role models to young Black youth everywhere.