Saturday, January 23, 2021

Monique Russell Launches Empowering Black Unity Podcast

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MEET THE WOMAN WHOSE PODCAST BUILDS BRIDGES, NOT WALLS, BETWEEN BLACK PEOPLE WORLDWIDE

Launched in the midst of a global pandemic, and high tensions of division, the first-ever Black cultural unity podcast called Bridge to U unites Black people worldwide. Available on Apple PodcastsBridge to U creates a safe space to have honest & constructive conversations on a number of oftentimes polarizing topics within the global Black community.

The host, Executive Communications coach and speaker, Monique Russell, asks guests questions out of curiosity and not judgment because she believes that offering guests a space to share their experiences or explain their perspectives is the first step in understanding each other. Bridge to U uses curiosity and understanding as tools to build a bridge not a wall between each other and Black unity.

Ex Con Shares Prison Lessons

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FORMER INMATE TURNS PRISON EXPERIENCES INTO A POWERFUL GUIDE FOR RETURNING CITIZENS; TURNS A STORY OF STRUGGLE INTO SUCCESS

Nationwide  A captivating book from an up-and-coming author and ex-con turned business owner takes readers on a journey of self-discovery with lessons and experiences he learned while in prison.

From the Rec Yard to the Streets author Keidrain Brewster recounts his eye-opening journey in a harsh Texas prison to create a story guide, in a gripping testimony of real-life lessons from how to dress, controlling your temper, all the way to healing old wounds to demonstrate to readers that transformation comes from within and is possible even from behind the walls.

This relatable and pragmatic book shows the reader how hidden gems of knowledge are all around if you are looking for them. In From the Rec Yard to the Streets, Brewster details a perfect combination of real-life anecdotes along with the lessons he gained from them to outline a plan for success for anyone trying to make a change but most importantly for those touched by the justice system. It goes through lessons such as:

Black Wall Street TV Streaming Service Launches

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TELEVISION EXECUTIVE OF 30 YEARS LAUNCHES STREAMING SERVICE CALLED BLACK WALL STREET TV


Nationwide  Darnell Washington, a native son of Tulsa, Oklahoma, who has over 30 years of experience in television broadcasting sales, management, and ownership, has created a new streaming service called the Black Wall Street TV Network. He says he was inspired by the extraordinary success of the original entrepreneurs of Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the early 1900s.

Black Wall Street in the past was a name synonymous with successful Black-owned businesses. While there are still successful Black-owned businesses, it is an area where there are also races of every kind. The current state of business in this now vibrant and economically stable area is pushing towards the future of great success. The BWS-TV Network will enhance the Tulsa area by bringing more promotional entertainment and name recognition to this new era of success. And since BWS-TV Network is an AVOD (Ad Based Video on Demand) Network, it is free to anyone who has an internet connection.

Black Professor, Modern Day Green Book

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PROFESSOR CREATES MODERN DAY GREEN BOOK TO HELP PROMOTE BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES


Nationwide  From the mind of professor and Rev. Dr. Kirk A. Johnson, The Anti-Racism Resource Guide Volume One: Supporting Black Businesses and Economics is the resource guide for Black economic support. The directory, in book format, includes comprehensive lists of Black-owned banks, credit unions, financial services, real estate, construction companies, technology companies, black business funding, funding for black women entrepreneurs, supermarkets, farms, game companies, toy companies, personal products, apparel, household goods/d├ęcor, cleaning services, racial equity initiatives and so much more! The perfect gift to promote the pride and necessity of black economics.

The book is the launch of The Anti-Racism Resource Guide Volumes, which are catered to empower, educate, and encourage individuals and communities who are connected to the African Diaspora. The book is available on Amazon in paperback priced at $20 and kindle priced at $10.

1st Ever Black-Owned Gift Registry For Kids

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DAD AND MOMPRENEUR LAUNCH FIRST EVER BLACK-OWNED GIFT REGISTRY FOR CHILDREN


Nationwide Carl and Tara Darnley, founders of Darlyng & Co., a lifestyle tech-enabled kids brand, have launched the first Black-owned gift registry for children. Parents can now go online to create a gift registry with over 100 Black-owned invented and designed products. The products range from everyday essentials such as skin care, oral care, hair care, toys, and more.

Darlyng & Co. has been an innovative brand from the very start. It was nominated as the small family business of the year in 2018 by Black Enterprise, and continues to earn national recognition for its amazing products that have been featured on the Steve Harvey Show, Forbes, Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine, and Essence. The company was also a What to Expect “Best Soother” Finalist, a 2020 Tory Burch Fellow, a Target Baby Accelerator Graduate, and even won a business grant from Beyonce this year!