Tech genius Imari Oliver shares how culture plays a big part in technology

Imari Oliver, the founder and CEO of Bond & Play, works with a bias toward action and understands the value in operating at the edges of culture. Oliver recently launched FinTech BLK Fest, and this year added RCKARTx, a next-generaton immersive art festival — both designed as opportunity accelerants and on-ramps for Black and other […]

NASCAR team owner John Cohen explains why he took a different route

John Cohen always knew he wanted to take a different route. The owner of the NY Racing Team recently spoke with rolling out to detail his journey as an entrepreneur and share what it’s like working within the world of NASCAR. Why did you decide to launch a NASCAR team? Just doing some[thing] different. For […]

Sherman Kizart discloses how setting goals helped him become a CEO

Sherman K. Kizart is the founder and managing director of Kizart Media Partners Inc. Kizart has acquired expert knowledge from over 20 years of experience as a marketing specialist. He is also one of the leading advocates and authorities in the U.S. on urban radio and multicultural media strategies and tactics. For those who don’t […]

CEO Judy Dupart helps women regain confidence with Kaleidoscope Miracle Drops

Jesseca Dupart, known to many as Judy, worked for all of the abundances that she has received. As a hairstylist, she knew there were improvements that needed to be made to her client’s hair, but what she didn’t know is that these improvements would propel her into full throttle success. Dupart is the founder and […]

Sherman Kizart shares what it’ll take for the younger generation to be CEOs

Sherman K. Kizart is the founder and managing director of Kizart Media Partners Inc. Kizart acquired his expert knowledge from over 20 years of experience as a marketing specialist. He is also one of the leading advocates and authorities in the U.S. on urban radio and multicultural media strategies and tactics.

Jarrhod Johnson, co-founder of BLK & Bold, recounts rush seeing product hit shelves

Jarrhod “Rod” Johnson is the co-founder and chief marketing officer of BLK & Bold, the specialty coffee and tea company that prioritizes domestic social impact. Through their 5% For Our Youth Program, the brand donates to youth in need. The brand has quickly become the first Black-owned nationally distributed coffee company, a top seller at […]

CEO Lisa Williams bringing a fresh take to multicultural dolls

Lisa Williams is the founder and CEO of The World of Entertainment, Publishing, and Inspiration™. The World of EPI is a multicultural children’s toy company manufacturing and design firm, seeking to celebrate diversity. Her doll collections feature The Fresh Dolls, The Fresh Squad, Simply Fresh, and Positively Perfect Doll Collections. Below, she explains the why […]

CEO Jeffery Beckham shares the 7 key ingredients to a successful business

Jeffery Beckham Jr. is Chief Executive Officer at Chicago Scholars as well as a community leader, artist, and entrepreneur. In his role, Jeffery is responsible for leading the organization that serves more than 5,000 first-generation and low-income students to reach their dreams while pursuing a college education. He shared his seven key ingredients for a […]

Spelman alumna Damali Peterman answering the call of conflict resolution

Spelman and Howard University graduate Damali Peterman was thriving in her position as attorney and mediator, but she recognized a societal shift and brewing conflict and took action. Now her company, Breakthrough ADR, leads the conflict resolution industry, sought after by Fortune 100 brands, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. She joined rolling out to discuss […]

Joe Handy, president of NBMBAA, calls for companies to live beyond hashtag

Joe Handy, originally from New York, serves as the newly appointed president and chief executive officer of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)®. Handy is a multifaceted business and operations executive with a strong history of leadership and over two decades of experience in cultural institutions. He joinedrolling out to discuss a very promising opportunity. […]

Nicole R. Brown shares her joy with urban peacocks

Nicole Brown

Nicole R. Brown is a designer with big dreams all wrapped up in a pretty bow. Brown is the chief creator of Ruth Nathan’s Bow Ties for the Urban Peacock. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Brown’s goal is to help customers stand out and expresss themselves with unique neck wear. Brown […]

CEO Sarah Maraske provides distinct tools to building a brand

Sarah Marske CEO

Sarah Marske, CEO and founder of Saramar Group, joins rolling out to discuss her business, being a female boss, and the WE Initiative. Saramar Group is a consulting firm specializing in creating meaningful connections between brands and the U.S. Hispanic audience.  What would you consider to be your superpower and why? My positivity drives my […]

Victoria Randle shares the secret cocktail to running a business

Victoria Randle, a nurse and entrepreneur, launched The Secret Cocktail® to help individuals and institutions start CNA and nurse’s aide training schools. A member of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative, Randle shares how the program assisted in her company’s growth. How did you come to be a part of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative? I heard about […]

Jacqueline Carrington launched vegan nail polish brand to complement brown skin

Jacqueline Carrington is the founder of People of Color Beauty, a wife and mother of three children. She has been an entrepreneur since childhood and enjoys traveling, real estate, entrepreneurship and hanging out with family and friends. Carrington earned her bachelor’s from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Prior to launching People of Color®, […]

Dame Dash gets boisterous about business, Black wealth and ownership

Dame Dash never had a problem with letting the world know how he feels. The New York native made a name for himself in hip-hop during the early 1990s as the fiery manager for groups like The Future Sound and Original Flavor. Dash eventually became a serial entrepreneur, working with Jay-Z and serving as co-CEO […]