Black Power Moves

Black Power Moves

Black Power Moves A weekly deep dive with guests to inform about Black culture, empowerment, entrepreneurship, and history. Guests include Black tech leaders, college presidents, community leaders, trail blazing business and social entrepreneurs, educators, and cultural icons.

Episodes

June 16, 2022 32 min

In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Dr. Isaac Yao Addae, PhD, Author of Black Boy Fly.

https://blackboyfly.club

In Fall 2021, Isaac released his autobiography, Black Boy Fly: Embracing My Ancestry, Blackness, and Purpose in the African Diaspora. ​This book was written for everyone with a dream larger than life itself. Throughout his life, Isaac dreamt o...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Dr. Daria J. Willis, Ph.D., President of Howard Community College.

https://www.howardcc.edu/

Dr. Daria J. Willis serves as the fifth president of Howard Community College. She assumed office in January 2022, following a nation-wide search process and an unanimous vote by the college's Board of Trustees on November...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Tamika Newhouse, Director at Black Writers Weekend + AAMBC Literary Awards.

AAMBC is a creative agency for Black Writers. 

https://aambcink.com/

Releasing nearly three hundred titles as a producer and writer, she assists others in chasing their literary dreams as well, producing films, curating large events and fes...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Netta James, Diversity & Inclusion Executive.

https://www.nettajenkins.com/

Netta is the Vice President, Global Inclusion at Unqork, Founder of Holistic Inclusion, and Co-Founder of Dipper.

She's a leading voice in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion field, who has a soaring audience of over 100,000+ follo...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Francis Perdue, Founder of Scooter P. Entertainment.

https://www.scooterpentertainment.com/

Scooter P Entertainment is a Black Woman Owned and BIPOC distribution and content development company, created to provide a wider and more humane view of people of color in television and film, keeping the filmmaker in the owne...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Donna Cryer, Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Global Liver Institute.

https://www.globalliver.org/

GLI is the premier patient-driven liver health nonprofit operating across the globe. Moved by her own experience as a liver transplant recipient, Donna has become a powerful force in liver health, heal...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Leah De Shay, Reproductive Policy Analyst.

Leah is a High Risk Clinical Provider and Clinical Decolonization Advocate. 

Her life’s purpose is to facilitate global progress in maternal-child/reproductive health, particularly high risk circumstances, public health prevention, migration, reproductive risk reduction, and ...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Emery "Wolf" Morrison, Co-Founder of Camp Nova and Dogg Talk NFT.

https://www.campnovaonline.com/ and https://doggtalknft.com/

CampNova is A lifestyle social commerce platform that is a combination of Uber Eats, Fashion Nova meets Amazon.

An online “non-plant touching” lifestyle Cannabis Community shopping Plat...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to D. John Jackson, Founder of 5J Entertainment.

http://5j-entertainment.com/

5J Entertainment is a company committed to educating, informing, entertaining, and promoting positive images of African Americans through various forms of media. Its first book and film documentary, What About Me, explores the untold, unheard, ...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Dr. Jessica Isom, MD, Community Psychiatrist and Founder of Vision for Equity.

https://www.vision4equity.com/

Jessica Isom, MD, MPH, is a board-certified Yale-trained community psychiatrist and clinical instructor in the Yale Department of Psychiatry where she is a faculty lead in the Yale Psychiatry Social Justice an...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Evan Leaphart, Founder of Kiddie Kredit.

https://www.kiddiekredit.com/

Kiddie Kredit is a mobile chore app for kids and parents to teach the fundamentals of financial literacy. Evan serves as a speaker at events and schools, teaching youth about financial literacy and credit through tech, and educates young millennial...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Dr. Carey Yazeed, Founder of iThink Change.

https://drcareyyazeed.com/

Dr. Yazeed is a qualitative researcher, a collector of untold stories that help companies and organizations to better understand their customers, employees and target markets. 

Certified in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace with a bac...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Nii Armah Quaye & Kristin Tellis Quaye, Co-Founders of Certified Africa.

https://www.certifiedafrica.com/

Certified Africa is a travel company designed to make the process easy, smooth, organized, and life changing for every person that wants to return home to the Motherland.

Husband and wife team, Kristin (African...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Kevin Dua, Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year.

Kevin has been a classroom educator for 13 years, and that’s rare: Black males make up only 1.7% of U.S. teachers. He is the first African American to become Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year and a finalist for National History Teacher of the Year and Teac...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Kimberly Evans, Founder & CEO of Just Her Rideshare.

https://www.justherrideshare.com/

Just Her Rideshare is a community of women drivers and riders providing a safe, stress-free alternative rideshare. The company was started in 2020 and is based in Charlotte, NC. Kimberly Evans started this company so that women ...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to KJ Miller, Co-Founder & CEO of Mented Cosmetics.

https://www.mentedcosmetics.com/

She launched Mented in 2017 with her close friend. The popular beauty brand celebrates individuals of all hues and believes in helping people feel seen and empowered. with its inclusive shade range. 

In just 5 years, Mented has receiv...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Brooke S. Sinclair, Founder & CEO of VelourIt.

https://velourit.com/

VelourIt is an automated supply chain platform that simplifies cross-border eCommerce, allowing Latin American luxury resorts, hotels, and gourmet retailers to purchase from a curated list of export-ready suppliers online. Brooke is leading her t...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Aisha McCain, Founder & CEO of Casual Recovery and Young Super Heros.

Aisha is an accomplished inventor and innovator who holds multiple patents and has run multiple direct-to-consumer businesses.

Additionally, she has become a community resource for cancer patients and an advocate for minority patients’ rights. 

I...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Antonio Wheeler, LCSW, CADC, Founder of Anchored In Wellness Chicago. 

anchoredinwellnesschicago@gmail.com

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor he started his organization to provide the highest quality of resilience focused behavioral based therapeutic outpatient servi...

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In this episode of Black Power Moves, part of the Ebony Covering Black America Podcast Network, we're speaking to Erica Lasan, Founder and CEO of JOYrney To Purpose™.

https://www.ericalasan.com/quiz

Through her own JOYrney, she was able to build a brand and career based on JOY – starting with operating an eCommerce site (of her own handmade jewelry designs), to creating digital content, video production, and later on becoming an ...

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