Michael Makinde shares how memorable words at home changed his perspective on himself and the world. Also, receive some advice on following your dream, whatever it may be.
Defeat the Stereotype Episode 4: Fatia Lasisi runs a premium local transportation service. NO to taxis and YES to City Links
Michael McGrew tells his story from a kid who was told he would be a janitor, to a successful writer and non-profit owner.
Dewayne Whitake details his rise from humble origins to sales manager at Radio One.
A successful businessman blends his work with his passion, Salsa Dancing.
Meet April Mabry a screenwriter for HuMa. She produced the dramatic short Wednesday’s Blues. She has also worked on the FX series Baskets that stars Zach Galfianakis.
Calvin Garrett uses his creativity and artistic ability for fashion. He owns his own clothing line, operated in New York, Kalviari Clothing.
Defeat The Stereotype Episode 2: As One Charity Meet Brandy Ziegler a young but focused community builder. She formed AS One Charity to help the less fortunate. The organization provides food, shelter, and more importantly an education for those who need it the most.
Su Sanni is the founder of a WeDidIt a charitable company that provides fundraising for non-profits.
Defeat The Stereotype Episode 3: Chike Ukaegbo has seen the potential of tech entrepreneurship. StartUP 52 focuses its investments on minority owned business and ideas.
Meet Bilal Morris the director of social media for iHeart Media. Bilal is also an author and public speaker.
Defeat The Stereotype Episode 1: Adaobi Gwacham worked for Chick-Fil-A since she was 16 years old. After receiving her Bachelor’s she decided that serving others was something she could do for a lifetime.