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Author: Nekesha Burrell (Nekesha Burrell)

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11-year old entrepreneur to hit the road teaching financial literacy in his newly acquired school bus

11-year old entrepreneur to hit the road teaching financial literacy in his newly acquired school bus

Caden Harris has purchased a 54-seat passenger bus and is now raising funds to convert it into a mobile financial literacy center that will visit schools and create a money educational experience for young people. At just 11-years old, Caden Harris from Atlanta, Georgia, has already amassed a wealth of knowledge. His supportive parents nurtured...

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Demetris  Curry Exposes The Formula Of Better Living, Lifestyle Upgrades, and  Enjoying Life With W2AV  Talk™

Demetris Curry Exposes The Formula Of Better Living, Lifestyle Upgrades, and Enjoying Life With W2AV Talk™

Just 14% of Americans are ‘Very Happy’ — the Lowest Since the Early ’70s, According to NORC at the University of Chicago. (June 2020) People are also feeling lonely — 50 percent of Americans said they at least sometimes felt isolated over the last few weeks, while only 23 percent of people said the same...

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Founder of black-owned skincare brand is fighting human trafficking with every bottle she sells

Founder of black-owned skincare brand is fighting human trafficking with every bottle she sells

Meet Kristy Alexander, an entrepreneur from Atlanta, Georgia, whose company Apple Rose Beauty provides support for survivors of human trafficking through the sale of her skincare products. The goal is to provide them with a sustainable living wage and help them get back on their feet after being rescued. Skincare is a multi-billion dollar industry, and Black-owned...

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Black woman takes on male-dominated women’s online fashion industry.

Black woman takes on male-dominated women’s online fashion industry.

Shop Style Shark, a fast-growing, woman-owned, Black woman-owned online retailer is taking on the largely male-dominated online fashion industry. Dionne Middlebrooks, the founder of online fashion retailer Shop Style Shark, is changing the game as a female owner. The fashion industry – and particularly online fashion – continues to be male-dominated even though women spend over...

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Black chef launches line of soul food starter kits in 1,000+ grocery stores nationwide

Black chef launches line of soul food starter kits in 1,000+ grocery stores nationwide

Meet a culinary expert and business leader Claude Booker, the CEO, and founder of Booker’s Soul Food Starters which are now available in over 1,000 grocery stores across the country. His business providing Southern side dishes for buffets was decimated as a direct result of the pandemic, and most buffets remain closed. He pivoted his business during...

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Black entrepreneur launches line of dessert-inspired carpet fresheners for the home and the car.

Black entrepreneur launches line of dessert-inspired carpet fresheners for the home and the car.

Meet Arika Randolph, the CEO and founder of Scents By Her, a unique line of carpet fresheners for your home and your car that are tailored to Black culture. Although originally launched in 2019, she has recently decided to expand her business by adding all-natural dessert and drink-inspired carpet fresheners to her lineup. The newest flavors...

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This couple spent 60 years developing animated content for black children around the world.

Meet legendary Hollywood producer, director, and animator Leo Sullivan and his wife Ethelyn O. Stewart Sullivan who have been working together for 60 years to uplift and inform Black families through animated interactive content. Their brand is called Afrokids® and pairs many digital properties including AfroKids.com and AfroKids.TV. Recently, they were honored by the Rev....

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Black therapist creates unique self-help therapy tool that helps you manage mental health on your own

Black therapist creates unique self-help therapy tool that helps you manage mental health on your own

Marci Gray, MSW, RSW, a Black mental health therapist, consultant, and speaker, has created a powerful tool called The Empowerment Planner that helps people with self-improvement and mental health maintenance. It is designed to help those who already have a therapist and those who don’t. Not sure about therapy? The Empowerment Planner helps you work through personal...