Malika Mercado, the owner of Diafora, a Philadelphia-based luxury lifestyle brand, discusses the impact of being selected by Slutty Vegan founder Pinky Cole as one of the Black designers highlighted on her Pinky Cole Experience Tour promoting her cookbook, Eat Plants B—-.
Big Dave’s Cheesesteaks founder Derrick Hayes tells a story about how hip-hop artist, actress and television host Eve helped his business gain the exposure that led to it becoming an Atlanta food staple.
Harlem Hookah owner Tiffany Bowen discusses their participation in Harlem Restaurant Week, which ends Nov. 15, as well as her inspiration for opening the venue.
Harlem Shake partner Dardra Coaxum discusses their participation in Harlem Restaurant Week, which ends Nov. 15.
Harlem Park to Park executive director Nikoa Evans-Hendricks discusses Harlem Restaurant Week, which runs now until Nov. 15 at a variety of restaurants in Harlem.
Carl Forbes Jr., the president of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, discusses leaving an established law firm to launch his boutique company, CFJ Law.
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s newly installed president, Carl Forbes Jr., shares his vision of leading the organization at his installation event at a law firm in New York City.
Rachel Torres, Administrator and National Director for the Employment Training Administration’s (ETA) Office of Job Corps at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) talks about Job Corps and its role in working with this young adults 16 to 24 helping them prepare for job opportunities #jobcorp #DOL #Diversity #DEI
The stars of “Married to Real Estate,” the husband-and-wife business team Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson, were honored by Fulton County, Georgia, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. County Commissioner Natalie Hall presented two proclamations, one each to Sherrod and Jackson, for their career achievements and philanthropic endeavors in the Atlanta metro area.
Leno Joseph is the owner of several Spice House restaurants throughout the city of Atlanta. He discusses the business of the food industry, specifically when it comes to working with investors and business partners. “Make sure you have an understanding with your partner because it’s like a marriage,” said Joseph.
Phillip Ashley Rix, also known as the real-life Willy Wonka, is one of the world’s preeminent confectioners and designers of luxury chocolate. He is an award-winning chocolatier, and founded Memphis, Tennessee-based, Phillip Ashley Chocolates in 2012.
Chanda Smith Baker, chief impact officer and SVP of The Minneapolis Foundation, joined Christina Steed to talk about diversity and what it takes for minorities to earn a seat at the table.
Shaylon Scott, the executive director of Founders First Community Development Corporation, took a seat at the table with CEO Munson Steed to talk about available grant dollars for small businesses in Texas.
As vice president of the Foxwoods Resort Casino, a prodigious and palatial resort casino couched deep in the woods of Connecticut, Monique Sebastian satiated her thirst for all things related to gaming and entertainment. The New York native is now working to increase minority female participation in management positions throughout the entertainment spectrum.
Rolling out spoke to Corey Anthony, senior vice president and chief diversity officer at AT&T Services, Inc., about the company’s strategic partnerships to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. Anthony was on site during the annual Essence Festival of Culture, where he also spoke about their commitment to the community and longtime partnership with Essence, ATT’s […]
Entergy operations strategy vice president Demitrius Davis explained why his company aims to keep its energy as sustainable as possible for customers.
Linda Waters, the public affairs manager for Atmos Energy, told rolling out why she’s so excited about the future of sustainability at Jackson State.
After a forum at Jackson State University, Covanta chief sustainability officer Tequila Smith spoke to rolling out about the importance of having sustainability and renewable energy conversations.
Former Entergy employee Garry Brown hosted a discussion panel at Jackson State University about sustainability and renewable energy. Here’s what the Southern University graduate said about his alma mater’s rival’s commitment to creating a better environment in the future.