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.

For the Love of Coffee – A Conversation with Lori Jones, founder of Blackology Coffee Company

Black-ology Coffee Company is here to “Cultivate a Love of Black Coffee” – through community engagement, coffee, education, and the development of relationships. I had the pleasure to talk with Lori Jones, the founder of Black-ology about being an entrepreneur, coffee, and other things.

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. 

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.

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””

Tackling the Racial Wealth Gap

Written by Stephanie Terry, Executive Director and Rinnie Orr, Associate Director At WEBB Squared, our mission is two-fold: We help Black entrepreneurs make their business dreams come true, and We are closing the racial wealth gap one successful Black business at a time. Did you know that: White people own 86% of wealth and makeContinue reading “Tackling the Racial Wealth Gap”