South Carolina

Ep58: To Be Young, Gifted and Black in Charleston w/ Benny Starr

Ep58: To Be Young, Gifted and Black in Charleston w/ Benny Starr

Hip hop is alive and well in Charleston, South Carolina thanks to the incredible artist known as Benny Starr!

The Charleston born, Pineville raised artist has been sharing his music with the world since 2010. Today at age 30, the artist now feels that he is able to be his most authentic self in his work! In this episode, he shares the gifts from his upbringing, what forces came together for him to take music seriously, and what self care looks like for a black male.

Ep44: Gullah/Geechee Aint Dead w/ Dr. Jessica Berry #BlackHistoryMonth

Ep44: Gullah/Geechee Aint Dead w/ Dr. Jessica Berry #BlackHistoryMonth

In high school, they told her she didn't belong in Honors English because she didn't speak proper English. Today, Jessica Berry holds her Doctorate Degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Louisiana State University and spreads awareness about Gullah Geechee language and the importance of recognizing it as such! Gullah Geechee been 'ya-- and it isnt going anywhere! 

Ep20: The Writer's Juice w/ Keonta Ramsey of Eloquence Unlimited LLC  #BlackGirlJuiceBox

When life throws us lemons, we have to make the best lemonade! After being laid off from her medical job, Keonta Ramsey knew it was time to do life differently. She turned a childhood passion for writing into a business that has helped several clients make A's in courses and even receive their dream jobs! Listen in to find out more about this gift and the story that led up to the creation of Eloquence Unlimited, LLC! They specialize in all of your writing needs from resumes to email correspondence. She will empower you to be confident in writing because we all have something to say while also dropping why black girl magic took some time to grow on her! 

Need help boosting your resume? Editing a research paper? Calligraphy work? Be sure to contact the experts at Eloquence Unlimited by calling or texting 843.507.3011, or email Eloquenceunlimited@gmail.com. Be sure to follow @eloquence_unlimitedllc on Instagram! Website coming soon! 

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Ep13: Our Youth Deserves the Truth w/ Daphnie Glenn, Author of Brown Boy Book #8Shadesof Melanin

Reading is fundamental and as children we all had one favorite book we’ll never forget! In 2017, the black community has experienced too many deaths of young brown boys and it’s time for us as people to begin talking to our youth about how the world views them. Daphnie Glenn said enough is enough,put her pen to paper and wrote a book titled Brown Boy while beginning a movement to for everyone to #StarttheConversation. Listen to Daphnie talk about the journey towards writing this book, how YMPs can get involved with our youth and all the great things she has in store to continue to empower our youth in informing them about how they can be great in this world!

Head on over to www.brownboybook.com to grab a copy for your child or even as a gift for a child you know! Contact Daphnie Glenn at brownboybook@gmail.com to schedule your school appearances and workshops! Continue the movement and join the #StarttheConversation wave by purchasing a shirt, bag or even a coffee mug from thw website! Lastly, follow @brownboybook on IG and Facebook and Daphnie on IG as @miss_glenn.

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