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Rolling out provides information to the multicultural community that allows its members to benefit from that access. We strive to create an environment in which community leaders, the business community, and creative groups can work together for the greater good.

Having valuable partners like AT&T, Morgan Stanley and Toyota enriches the community in many ways.

AT&T is a leader in technological innovation and is taking it a step further with their mobile technologies initiative, Inspired Mobility. They have demonstrated their commitment to the Black community by sponsoring Black Enterprise events and the ESSENCE Festival. AT&T supports creatives like writer, speaker and digital strategist Luvvie Ajayi; and reality TV stars and faith leaders Rev. Run and Justine Simmons, celebs who are bringing a positive message to their followers and the world. Inspired Mobility is helping motivate and encourage our community to heal, to inspire, to uplift and to have a healthy dialogue, utilizing mobile technology.

Morgan Stanley is on the front lines of helping improve the community, beginning with a desire to be a good corporate citizen through their support of the arts and culture. The financial behemoth recently hosted a storytelling event at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. Three acclaimed writers were invited to read from their works, which included poetry, biography and children’s literature, and it was a memorable experience to be immersed in a celebration of our diverse history and culture.

Automotive stalwart Toyota’s participation in green initiatives from the Broccoli City Festival to highlighting the individuals who are laboring to build thriving urban communities is a testament to its engagement with and commitment to fostering a better world. Toyota is going places and their destination appears to be at the intersection of caring for Mother Earth and the people who inhabit her by encouraging the use of renewable energy and promoting healthy eating.

These are just a few of the many partners we will introduce you to in the coming weeks and months as we herald the businesses who are making a difference, sparking inspiring conversations, investing in the communities they serve, and who are committed to giving back. Join us on this exciting journey. Peace.

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Broccoli City Fest press photo

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Toyopta Green Initiative event; Toyota exec Mia Phillips second from the left, Munson steed, far right

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Necole Kane, editor-in-chief of xoNecole.com; and Mia Phillips, natl mgr multicultural/brand strategy, Toyota

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Mia Phillips

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Toyota Green Initiative event: Toyota exec Mia Phillips, center

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The Art of Storytelling event hosted by Morgan Stanley

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The Art of Storytelling event hosted by Morgan Stanley

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The Art of Storytelling event hosted by Morgan Stanley

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The Art of Storytelling event hosted by Morgan Stanley

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The Art of Storytelling event hosted by Morgan Stanley

Munson Steed

Founder and publisher of rolling out’s parent company Steed Media Group.