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Author: Nekesha Burrell (Nekesha Burrell)

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Black Neuroscientist on a world changing mission

Black Neuroscientist on a world changing mission

Shonté Jovan-Taylor is a neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and success strategist who is on a mission to change the world through the power of neuroscience so that more people can unleash their human potential. As a TEDx speaker and a member of the ForbesCoaches Council, she firmly believes that there is nothing more important than stretching your skill and knowledge...

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White families create new website to make amends 

White families create new website to make amends 

An Individual Reckoning and a Path to National Reconciliation A new website, SpeakingTruth.org, provides a platform for descendants of slave owners to examine their relatives’ beliefs, evaluate those actions and offer a concrete plan to make amends — thereby contributing their voices to renounce America’s history of slavery. “Speaking Truth opens a new space for individual...

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Black Dentist launches mobile Dental service for children

Black Dentist launches mobile Dental service for children

Children who live in the Mississippi Delta can now experience state-of-the-art mobile dentistry provided by Dr. LaMonica Davis Taylor, a pediatric dentist with a private practice called Smiles on Broadway Dental Care located in the city of Jackson. Dr. Taylor has been providing dental services to children in the Delta since 2015. Currently, students in Boyle, Shelby,...

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Entrepreneur turned Artist launches greeting card collection

Entrepreneur turned Artist launches greeting card collection

A world-renowned speaker, coach, and entrepreneur, Tera Carissa Hodges has been building an empowerment empire since 2006. Since initially launching her empowerment endeavors, she has coached over 10,000 women in over 25 countries and has spoken on over 100 platforms throughout the US, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, and Africa. Her business is focused on empowering...

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Jessica Myers, says she is ‘The Dealmaker’

Jessica Myers, says she is ‘The Dealmaker’

Jessica Myers wears a lot of hats. Entrepreneur. House flipper. Real estate investor. Even history-making hotel owner is an accurate distinction. But the 34-year-old, says she prefers to be known simply as “the dealmaker” (a.k.a. #TheDealMkr). Piad Advertisement And looking at her professional track record the moniker is fitting. Since 2015, she has renovated more...

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From Welfare to Skincare: Opens 3rd Spa and skin treatment center

From Welfare to Skincare: Opens 3rd Spa and skin treatment center

Sherry Hurtado, a woman who once relied on public assistance to make ends meet, is now a highly acclaimed esthetician and the owner of Blissful Body Aesthetics which has just opened its third waxing spa and skin rejuvenation treatment center in the affluent city of Rahway, New Jersey. The new location is her third in under just...

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Black woman – owned business represents children of color 

Black woman – owned business represents children of color 

Children’s party planning is a booming industry, yet representation is not there when it comes to children of color. Andrea Lyons, founder and CEO of Anna+Pookie, a Black woman-owned start-up offering a line of party supplies for children of color, wants to change that. The company’s goal is to help mothers celebrate their children with a...

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Black Mompreneur and her 4 kids launch successful gourmet popcorn brand

Black Mompreneur and her 4 kids launch successful gourmet popcorn brand

Meet Shaunese Alexander and her four children — Destiny, Trinity, Serenity, and Joshua — the founders of Popcorn Munchies, one of the fastest-growing Black-owned gourmet popcorn brands in the country. Their Maryland-based company’s most popular specialty is their caramelized pecan flavor. How they started out It all started when the kids, especially Joshua, realized that they...

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Black author provides eight audacious actions to empower women in business

Black author provides eight audacious actions to empower women in business

Markiesha Wilson announces the release of her book, In the Climb: Eight Audacious Actions to Overcome Life and Climb the Corporate Ladder with Joy, available here. In the Climb provides eight audacious actions which can empower new and established women professionals to tenaciously persevere as they pursue joy in their careers and life. As a management consultant, leadership coach,...