Podcast

Why We Opened an Online Boutique

WEBB Boutique and Thrift is a social enterprise of WEBB Squared, an NC nonprofit incubator/accelerator serving Black entrepreneurs statewide to build healthy strong businesses.

Lessons from a Rebrand – Conversation with Brandon Christian, CEO and Founder of Pore People Organics

Pore People is an ultra pure farm to face clinical multicultural skincare range – their hero ingredient is fresh certified organic non-GMO Aloe Vera extract. They rely on sources from Pueblo Indian farming communities – this holistic culture is the heartbeat of the Pore People brand.

Brandon Christian is the CEO and Founder of Pore People, who’s home is in Durham NC.

The Artist as Entrepreneur – an Interview with Rob Santos – Comedian

Last week, I had the privilege to chat with a very special friend, comedian Rob Santos.  the best comedian he could be, his daughter (who is way more dope than he is) decided to show up and change his life for the better. Due to the shift of that amazing life event, in 2012, he moved back to Hartford to excel as a man as well as a stand up comedian and is widely known as Connecticut’s Dave Chappelle due to his raw, honest, and insightful brand of humor. 

Who Are Your Bridges?

We, at WEBB Squared, are excited that we collaborate with companies and organizations that have aligned missions and join us in this work. One of our bridges is Chatham Organizing for Racial Equity (CORE).

Making Business Personal – We Offer Friendship…

There are many factors contributing to the racial wealth gap. Generations of historical policies and legislations, socially segregated networks and internalized racial narratives have been translated as advantages and disadvantages passed down through generations.

Dance, Praise, Care and Organize: Meet Joshua Weaver, a WEBB Squared Entrepreneur

This past Sunday, I attended a talent show hosted by The Plant – there was music, storytelling, dance, ballet, poetry, and comedy. At the end of the show, a young man, Joshua Weaver closed out the program with a “praise dance” – and his dance was phenomenal.

A couple days ago, I sat down with Joshua to hear his story. Along with dancing, Joshua is an entrepreneur. I wanted to hear more about his life, his work, and his passions. I thought he’d be an excellent subject for our new WEBB Squared blog series on Black entrepreneurs in North Carolina.

Three Ways WEBB Squared seeks to be part of the solution…

There are many factors contributing to the racial wealth gap. Generations of historical policies and legislations, socially segregated networks and internalized racial narratives have been translated as advantages and disadvantages passed down through generations.

Building Community around Black Entrepreneurship

Written by Stephanie Terry, Executive Director and Rinnie Orr, Associate Director WEBB Squared “Wealth through Entrepreneurship for Black Businesses” is more than a direct service nonprofit. We are building a community because community is everything!   Let’s  face it – the racial wealth gap and the inequality that exists in our world today – wasn’t createdContinue reading “Building Community around Black Entrepreneurship”

Become a part of “The Remedy”

Written by Stephanie Terry, Executive Director and Rinnie Orr, Associate Director As we, the staff at WEBB Squared, work together to build WEBB Squared, our new nonprofit that stands for “Wealth through Entrepreneurship for Black Businesses – it’s imperative that we talk about the narratives surrounding money, wealth and race. While It’s not always easy toContinue reading “Become a part of “The Remedy””

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