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Learn from Successful Black and Latino Startup Founders, Entrepreneurs, Activist, Marketers and Creatives.

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SBV at the Urban Tech Gala

6/18/2018
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The annual National Urban Technology Center Gala Awards Dinner – co-hosted by award winning journalist Alicia Quarles – will take place in New York City on June 13th at The Pierre Hotel. This year’s honorees are private equity firm Founder & CEO of Grain Management, David J. Grain and wife Dr. Lisa Grain - who has dedicated her career to healthcare, education, and mentorship and currently sits on the board of trustees at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital - along with honorary chair Vernon E. Jordan...

Duration:00:17:40

Storyteller Amber Williams from PunkyFlair.com on Black Biz

6/13/2018
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In a post-Obama era where Blacks in America are still proclaiming "Black as the new Black," it's continuously surprising to see Black-owned businesses shy away from serving their own people. What European brands do so intently and without apology by showcasing imagery of only European models - Black businesses steer clear of such displays for fear of "limiting themselves." Storyteller Amber Williams is at the forefront of the move to dispel this myth of limitation by pushing Black businesses...

Duration:00:27:02

Teen Entrepreneur Journi Prewitt Black Butterfly Beautiful

6/13/2018
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Black Butterfly Beautiful, is a subscription box created by 17-year-old Journi Prewitt to empower, uplift, and encourage young people of color to embrace who they are. These boxes are sent monthly and curated based on subscriber age, gender and the month’s theme featuring books and other accessories from black-owned brands to help address underrepresentation, uncover black history, and provide inspiration. You can review past subscription boxes here...

Duration:00:16:25

Jon Robinson, PhD is CEO of Cents. Get out of debt!

4/27/2018
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Jon Robinson, PhD is CEO of Cents, a new platform, that helps people get out of debt years faster and save thousands in interest. Cents takes your spare change and applies it each month to either a student loan, credit card, mortgage and more. Jon also has a unique background having gone from a Human Genetics PhD to software developer and serial entrepreneur. Visit http:///centsapp.io to sign up.

Duration:00:22:52

Stress and Being an Entrepreneur w/ JaNaè Taylor, PhD, LPC

3/28/2018
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In this episode of SmartBrownVoices, Mike Street chats with JaNaè Taylor, founder of MindingMyBlackBusiness.com. Minding My BLACK Business is a movement and podcast dedicated to the mental health of Black Entrepreneurs. The goal is to engage, inform, and support other Black Entrepreneurs as they manage the business of work!

Duration:00:31:22

Micah B. Lewis - MyBagCheck.com - #SmartBrownVoices

2/28/2018
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In this episode, Mike Street chat with Micah B. Lewis. Micah is the founder of My Bag Check Inc, a luggage pickup, storage, and delivery service. A few people aside from of his mother have called him “a genius”. He grew up in Northern Florida and after graduating from the University of Central Florida he decided to pursue advanced degrees in Law and Criminal Justice. While attending school full time he successfully generated millions of dollars of revenue as a sales consultant for companies...

Duration:00:26:05

We Are Back!

2/27/2018
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A message from Mike Street

Duration:00:03:03

Black Panther: The New Age of Diversity

2/19/2018
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This week on “Will It Black” Mike Street and Everett Street discuss the recent Black Panther movie and its importance to the world of diversity.

Duration:01:17:44

Yann ilunga, Hosting Your Own Virtual Summits

2/14/2018
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Yann ilunga is a polyglot speaking Italian, English, French, German and some Finnish. A web entrepreneur originally from Locarno, in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, now living in Helsinki, Finland. After getting his master’s degree in social sciences with a major in Media & Global Communication from the University of Helsinki he decided to take the leap and become a web entrepreneur. “Simply put, I’m an entrepreneur, podcaster and podcasting consultant who helps coaches, authors,...

Duration:00:33:38

Ep. 90 – Ofo Ezeugwu CEO of ‘Whose Your Landlord.

11/11/2017
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Ofo Ezeugwu is the CEO & Chieftain of WhoseYourLandlord. He graduated from Temple University (shout out to N. Philly!), where he was the VP of the student body and also the university’s youngest alumni convocation speaker in the school’s history. He’s a Techstars’ Risingstar, one of BET’s #30Under30, a Black Enterprise: Modern Man, and his work has been featured in Newsweek, TechCrunch, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Philadelphia Inquirer MSNBC, and more. Ofo is based in NYC/PHL and is...

Duration:00:34:52

Ep. 89 – Mario Starks founder of Soul Sense Box

10/24/2017
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Mario Starks is a Design Technologist and Creative Consultant. He has led the development of engaging online media projects for progressive media organizations including The New York Times/T Brand Studios, Washingtonian Magazine, TV One, and the Orlando Sentinel. In 2017, Mario founded and created Soul Sense Box (soulsensebox.com)—a personal care package and e-commerce gift shop that promotes mindfulness and creativity. Additionally, Mario facilitates Mental Magic Mastermind—a group...

Duration:00:26:49

Ep 88 – Christina Faith Creator of ‘Single and Anxious’

10/10/2017
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Single & Anxious is an up and coming black drama series about five college students in a triangle of love, lies, and crime. It is ‘Girlfriends meets Different World’ and adopts ‘The Wire’. Christina Faith is a young black female director, producer, and writer who has built the project from the ground up with fresh talent from Philadelphia, where the city plays a big influence on the drama. @christinafaith (Twitter/ IG) @singleandanxious...

Duration:00:30:20

Ep 1 – The Wiz – Will It Black? #Podcast #BlackFilm #Movies

10/2/2017
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In this new podcast from SmartBrownVoices, Mike Street and Everett Street go boldly into the world of Black Movies. In the first episode, they explore the cult classic “The Wiz” and ask the question, WILL IT BLACK!

Duration:01:04:02

Business of Style: New York Fashion and Media Expert Tyrone Farley #MPAwards17

9/26/2017
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An interview with Tyrone Farley, one of this year’s honorees at the Master Pioneer Awards taking place on Saturday, September 30. Tyrone is also the producer of the Menswear fashion show taking place during the awards ceremony. He discusses the event, his point of view on African American visibility in fashion and the power of fashion to affect change. Listen to more episodes from the Business of Style hosted by Tresa Chambers here: http://businessofstyle.libsyn.com/

Duration:00:48:14

Chatting with the Educated Hustle Podcast

9/19/2017
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Educated Hustle is dedicated to the people who bring their dreams to fruition. Each week’s show is filled with thought provoking guests who decided to take a leap of faith into living their hustle. Tweets by Educated_Hustle

Duration:00:21:09

EP 87 – Gerard ‘PK’ Kersey Jr. – Starting a NonProfit

8/29/2017
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We chat with Gerard ‘PK’ Kersey of That Suits You. TSY is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization That Accepts Gently Worn Professional Attire & Provides Them Free of Charge To Qualified Men For Work & H.S Seniors For Graduation And Prom. Gerard ‘PK’ Kersey Jr. Bio: I have been married for over 20 years and have twin boys. I also have been an employee in NYS for over 20 years. I founded a nonprofit organization called www.THATSUITSYOU.org, where we accept new and gently worn professional attire...

Duration:00:21:47

How to Build an App Empire w/ Muoyo Okome

8/24/2017
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Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York to a proud Nigerian family, Muoyo Okome has started, grown, and sold app businesses achieving 11M+ downloads across 100+ countries worldwide. Through the Daily Spark Podcast and the Daily Spark Entrepreneur Community, founded in 2016, he reaches a growing audience of over 75,000 entrepreneurs & aspiring entrepreneurs each day, empowering them through education, inspiration & support. Website http://dailyspark.co Itunes

Duration:00:25:23

Ep 86 – Yann ilunga, All About Virtual Summits

8/10/2017
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Yann ilunga is a polyglot speaking Italian, English, French, German and some Finnish. A web entrepreneur originally from Locarno, in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, now living in Helsinki, Finland. After getting his master’s degree in social sciences with a major in Media & Global Communication from the University of Helsinki he decided to take the leap and become a web entrepreneur. “Simply put, I’m an entrepreneur, podcaster and podcasting consultant who helps coaches, authors,...

Duration:00:33:38

Ep 85 – Daria Fennell, CEO of the The Daria Fennell Media Group

7/12/2017
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Daria Fennell CEO, Senior Entertainment Publicist, Celebrity Entertainment Journalist, & Entertainment Branding Strategist The Daria Fennell Media Group (E-Mail) dariafpr2017@gmail.com (Website) www.TheDFMediaGroup.com The Daria Fennell Media Group is an Entertainment Branding, Celebrity Editorial Content, Public Relations, Publicity, and Special Event Design Company with over 20 years of experience. A graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park, Daria Fennell and The Daria...

Duration:00:38:50

Ep 84 – Michael James Founder of Frederick Benjamin Grooming

7/5/2017
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With over a decade of experience in executive roles at personal care giants Revlon and L’Oreal, founder Michael James experienced firsthand the lack of diversity among those product lines and the need for natural solutions that were not only prescriptive but enjoyable. He launched Frederick Benjamin Grooming to create a line specifically for men like him, in need of quality products and a great experience.

Duration:00:23:29