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We are going to be spotlighting businesses from the Facebook Group, "Black Owned Businesses.
What is this group about? Black Owned Businesses FB group is a component of EGrassRootsBusiness.com. And the South Fulton Business Coalition. We use this group to discuss, network and collaborate.
Currently there are close to 24,000 members. The members will be calling in and will have 60 seconds to spotlight their business. If you are looking to find or support Black Owned Businesses, tune into this show.
Tonight we will be speaking with African American business owners. They will talk about how they got started, obstacles that they faced in order to get to where they are today and they will give information for you to contact them so you can use their services.
AFTER SOME TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES, WE'RE LIVE AT 11:30 EST 10:30 CST 8:30 PST
BLACK BUSINESS, DOES IT MATTER TO YOU? WHY IS IT OTHER RACES, COLLECT MONEY IN OUR NEIGHBORHOODS, YET PUT NO DEVELOPMENT BACK IN THE COMMUNITY THEY'RE EXPLOTING, WHY IS IT EASIER FOR A FOREIGNER TO GET A BUSINESS HERE THAN AMERICANS? WHY DON'T WE SUPPORT ARE ALL AND ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR THE HOOK UP? TUNE IN AND FIND OUT OR STATE YOUR OPINON TONIGHT, CALL IN AND DONT BE SQUARE, HOSTED BY THE AIN'T SHIT ADMIN LD THOMAS, AND THE OG NOBLE.. WITH MANY GUEST ON THE PANEL...
What part of the Game is this??
L'oreal Purchases Carols Daughter Beauty brand
Do they miss an opportunity when they sell out to white companies, Do we as a people lose something, So they control the beauty products, the media and images of you, can anything good come of this??
Is there ANY Responsibility on the part of our business owners to ensure their businesses stay black or is the Dollar all that matters?
You tell me
As of 2012, it is estimated that there are more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, generating nearly $1.3 trillion in revenue. Many large corporations now understand that it makes good business sense to spend dollars with women-owned vendor firms. Corporate management knows it is good for the public relations and for their local communities, but most importantly for the value they get from the dollars spent with women-owned companies.
Certification as a woman owned business can help women reach markets they could not reach on their own. Being certified as a Women Owned Business Enterprise matches women with the corporate entities they desire.
This week I am interviewing my business partner in an exciting initiative we offer to help WBEs prepare themselves for corporate business. Cheryl El-Alf, President of Diverse Supply Chain Partner is on a mission to help WBE (Women Business Enterprise) executives and their leadership teams to implement the strategies necessary to grow their business within the corporate supply chain.
Chery’s background is unique and diverse. Her knowledge of, and working experience in supplier diversity programs includes the Small Business Administration’s 8A program in addition to Corporate America’s W/MBE programs. She has mastered the skill of leveraging these programs to not only help the W/MBE businesses achieve their financial goals; but also the Corporate Supply Chain’s diverse spend goals. She refers to this as a “win-win” situation.
Join us today to learn about WBE certification and its advantages .The benefits of becoming certified and examples of the impact that using this strategy has had for other women in business.
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Why have we experienced such a decline in successful Black owned businesses? Why are there so few, if any, BOBs located in majority Black Communities? Building the economic base in the majority 'Black' populated communities of Poverty Stricken America. Where do we start?
Who knows about the race riot and the outright brutal, vicious, horrendous and downright devilish attack on Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921? How about the same occurrences in Forsythe, GA or even Rosewood, Fl? There was a time when Black Businesses and towns were thriving and doing well.
Today, we typically say "Black folks need to unite to build and sustain businesses," but can you honestly say you've done so? Did you know the Black dollar used to turn over 12 times in the community, often never leaving the community? Join me tonight as we speak with several entrepreuners who've taken the leap and started their own businesses but they need YOU, your networks and your $$$ so we can rebuild!
Tonight we'll speak with the makers of Body Breaker (www.bodybreaker.com), a health and fitness board game; The Underground Kings, film makers Nakia Dilliard and Flloyd Marshall (www.theundergroundkings.com) who are young and who have proven that all it takes is a dream, support and sweat equity to make it work. Finally, we'll round the show up with Stephanie Mims from Urban Angel LLC who will discuss this great non profit and ways in which you can lend your support! Tune in! You don't want to miss this riveting show as we support our community!
Check out www.weightbrokethewagon.com for information on Tosh's latest project and support her fundraising campaign:http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/men-cheat-women-experiment-the-movie-short-film?fb_action_ids=10202930834411758&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582
Selling in a Skirt with Judy Hoberman and Her Guest Lia Mote & Jo Ann Brumit:
Jo Ann Brumit is the CEO and Chairman of KARLEE, a WBENC certified woman-owned manufacturing solutions provider, headquartered in Garland, TX. I am a recipient of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award presented by the President of the United States for business excellence; Athena Award for women in leadership; Texas Quality Award; Baylor University Well Managed Business Award and the Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Manufacturing by INC. Magazine, Ernst & Young. In addition, KARLEE received the 2011 Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award and was recognized as one of the Dallas Top 100.
Lia Mote - Communication Consultant, Exec. Speaking Coach, Marketing and Messaging Strategist.LV Mote Consulting Group partners with you to address your needs in public speaking, message crafting, strategic response training, presentation training, speech writing, public relations and media relations. After 20 years of corporate experience and speaking on other’s behalf, Lia began her firm in 2009 in Austin, Texas to support clients who requested her services before she even had a name for the company. This demand for creative, results-oriented, confidential and professional communication solutions became Lia’s vision and mission.
Real Talk Live 216 is asking you but more importantly AMERICA, Do we as a country and as AMERICANS SUPPORT BLACK-OWNED BUSINESS. Why do blacks have the greatest purchasing power but have the least amount of black owned business/support? Why do some Americans shop in their own communities placing profit and revenue back into their communiies while others do not? Why is their such a disparity between Black Owned Business compared to others? We have often heard this saying IF IT AIN'T WHITE IT AIN'T RIGHT but what if there are more reason beyond race and color ask to the reasons why their is a lack of support fort black owned-business?
Real Talk Live 216 wants to have this conversation rather sooner than later. We all should support and partake in the AMERICAN DREAM and we all need to come together so this disparity and stereotypes can be changed. IS STARTS AND ENDS WITH US? It's time we change this mindset and get the American people and blacks to start supporting black business more. I know we can't change this way of thinking over night but we can change one or maybe some by having one conversation at a time.
This show will talk about some of the issues but will finish off with the solutions (ways in which we can support black business) It's time that black business like yours and others get the attention and spotlight in which they deserve. This is not a Black and White thing but a mindset that needs to change. It starts with us by opening up the dialogue and having the honest conversation.
The children really are the future of the Black Community, but are Black parents preparing their kids for success or failure? Are they doing enough or is it more that they could be doing? That is what we will talk about tonight Jasmin Peters. Jasmine is a published author, a motivational speaker, a Holistic Parenting Life Coach and Founder of Parenting Wellness Center. Jasmine empowers her clients to help themselves by setting and achieving short term goals for as an individual as well as their family. You can learn more about Jasmine and Parenting Wellness Center at www.parentingwellnesscenter.com.
My name is Shawn Hill. My wife and I show women how to increase their income.You can reach me at email@example.com.
Louiseza Sanderson is a business consultant, writer, and founder of MindYourBlackBusiness.com. As a consultant and a small business owner herself, Louiseza came to realize that while there were many small business resources there were few that provided a platform for micro and small Black owned businesses. The vision of Mind Your Black Business is to help businesses grow and prosper. Follow her on Twitter.
How would you define a "Sell Out"? Does a Black Owned Business have to Sell Out to have success? Can a Black Owned Business succeed only selling to Black consumers or do you have to cross over to have real success? This is your chance to be heard on this important topic.
This show tonight is sponsored by Getting Skinny and Wealthy.
My name is Shawn Hill and I am the co-host of the show with Louiseza Sanderson. I show people how to lose weight and make money. I lost 49 pounds in 45 days and love helping others. You can reach me atGettingskinnyandwealthy@yahoo.com.
My co-host is Louiseza Sanderson. Louiseza is a business consultant, writer, and founder of MindYourBlackBusiness.com. As a consultant and a small business owner herself, Louiseza came to realize that while there were many small business resources there were few that provided a platform for micro and small Black owned businesses. The vision of Mind Your Black Business is to help businesses grow and prosper. Follow her on Twitter.
Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, March, 12th, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep. Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375. We’ll discuss “5 Native American Nations That Owned African Slaves”. Also we’ll air our interview with April Taylor of YourBlackWorld.com talking about hot topics including Ferguson, MO and Selma.
Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375. Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/02/27/tiara-williams-of-the-reel-network-interview--hot-topics or by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Call in with your Questions/Comments at (914) 338-1375.
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