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Target Celebrates Black Creatives, Designers During Black History Month

Flora Ekpe-Idang, senior brand marketing manager at Target, and Jena Holliday, creator and owner of Spoonful of Faith, join "Closer Look" to discuss several topics, including the importance of diversity and inclusion and how Target is honoring Black History Month.
Flora Ekpe-Idang, senior brand marketing manager at Target, and Jena Holliday, creator and owner of Spoonful of Faith, join "Closer Look" to discuss several topics, including the importance of diversity and inclusion and how Target is honoring Black History Month.
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An illustrator and author being featured by one of the largest retailers in the country says she remembers the day she received an email from Target.

“I felt very seen and, like maybe, what I am doing is impacting, and, you know, just really resonating with people,” said Jena Holliday, owner and creator of Spoonful of Faith.

Holliday is one of several Black creators and designers who are collaborating with Target for Black History Month.

On Thursday’s edition of “Closer Look,” Holliday and Flora Ekpe-Idang, senior brand marketing manager at Target, talked with show host Rose Scott about the importance of diversity and inclusion, supporting Black-owned businesses and the initiatives that Target launched in celebration of Black History Month, including the Black Beyond Measure campaign.

“It’s important all day, every day to be supporting Black creators, Black designers and Black founders,” said Ekpe-Idang.

Guests:

  • Flora Ekpe-Idang, senior brand marketing manager at Target
  • Jena Holliday, creator and owner of Spoonful of Faith

To listen to the full conversation, click the audio player above.