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HOW TO GO FROM MODEST TO MILLIONS

 

Disrupting common narratives and constructs involving communities of color.

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Derrick Artis never expected to be in private equity, but the opportunity transformed his options and trajectory. Most African Americans aren't exposed to private equity..

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CEO and Founder of GirlCEO© and author of From Mopping Floors to Making Millions on Instagram. Ronne Brown is a branding expert, Ted X speaker, author, mentor, wife, and mother of four...

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Lauren Maillian is the Founder and CEO of LMB Group, a strategic marketing and brand advisory company; was a Founding Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners, an early-stage venture firm focused on investments in mobile and...

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Ever wonder why everything is free on Facebook, Google, and many other platforms? Nothing is free and if it's free you are not the customer you are the product.

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Congressman Hakeem Jeffries discusses impeachment, his journey in public service and his quest to transform our criminal justice system.

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Crystal Mason has been sentenced to five years in prison for voting. Crystal Mason said she had no idea that she was ineligible to vote (felons in Texas are prohibited from voting while they’re serving their sentences...

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Who can use the N-word? Can the N-word ever be a term of endearment among black people? Is it ever acceptable for people who are not black to use the N-word? Now with Hip hop going global using the N-word all the time should black people be offended...

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Alexander Star is a hip hop artist, not a rapper and he wants you to know the difference.  Star says hip hop is not about promoting ignorance or profanity, it's about uplifting others through art and storytelling.

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A tweet from Daryl Morey, GM of the Rockets appeared to support Hong Kong demonstrators but with pressure from China he deleted the tweet and reversed course. 

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Chauncey Mayfield on how to build a billion-dollar real estate portfolio from scratch while black. We can change all the laws but you still must execute at the highest level to sustain success. Be proud but always perform.

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Instead of focusing on the actual victim who was killed, Botham Jean the media has focused on the judge giving the hug and the brother :Botham Jean who forgave her. Judge Tammy Kemp also hugged Amber Geiger to show her compassion.

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The Journal of Family and medicine found that marriage is down with this generation across the board due to the lack of “economically attractive” men. This problem is exacerbated for black women.

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Ever wonder if you might be racist? Listen to Disruption Now breakdown to help you. Reactions to crime and mass shootings reveal racial bias.

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Rodney Williams, founder of LISNR has been a disruptor all his life. LISNR technology transmits data over sound that you can't hear. It will not satisfy Williams until LISNR connects and changes the world.

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Jemele Hill is being widely criticized for telling black athletes to pick Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) over predominately white schools...

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Dave Chappelle Sticks and Stones Netflix special addresses cancellation culture, group-think and reflexive outrage. Chappelle is provocative calling Michael...

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Popeyes implemented a brilliant social media marketing campaign around its new chicken sandwich to challenge Chick-fil-A. To say it was a success for Popeyes...

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Samara Rivers is the Founder + CEO of Black Bourbon Society, an organization making the bourbon world a more diverse, inclusive place. Through education...

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Marc Morial- on the state of the black union. According to Marc Morial President of the Urban League our democracy is under attack. The right to vote...

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Taraji P. Henson testified to the Congressional Black Caucus how lack of mental health awareness is killing our communities. "We, in the African American community..

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Robert Greene is the author of five New York Times best sellers: Greene is known for his books on strategy, power, and seduction. He has written five international...

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