Brandon Blackwood Foundation

Welcoming our New Foundation

A foundation dedicated to improving the world through igniting innovation, action, and collaboration amount creatives of color

Our Story

Brandon Blackwood exudes genius in fashion and design innovation.

As the founder and CEO of Brandon Blackwood New York, he recognizes the importance of creating a pipeline for entrepreneurial, professional, and personal success for persons of color, especially creatives. In 2020, Brandon launched the End Systemic Racism (ESR) tote in response to the demand for social and civil rights justice.

Raised in a family which instilled the value that true legacy is one's service to humanity, Brandon's vision of the Foundation is to help creatives achieve positive outcomes and persons of color pay it forward by improving the world.

Our Mission

Empowering black and persons of color (POC) creatives through education, philanthropy, and activism to counteract systemic racism and enrich a new generation of leaders.

Our Board Members


Brandon Blackwood

Karren Dunkley Ed. D


Cortni Haughton


Tristian Haughton-Derima

Camille Thompson