MOTIVATION FOR BLACK PEOPLE

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Art as an Instrument of Social Change (w/ Tre Borden)

Visual storyteller, creative mastermind and entrepreneur Tre Borden gives us his take on why art is such a powerful medium for promoting social change. Recounting his own unexpected journey from Ivy League  grad to artistic producer, he encourages everyone to buck the status quo and expectations of others to pursue work that is both meaningful and impactful to you.

  

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How the Road to Success Is Never A Straight Line (w/ Jay Connor)

After his career took a number of unexpected turns, Jay Connor, co-host of “The Extraordinary Negroes” podcast, stopped chasing the almighty dollar and found his way back to his creative roots. A multi-talented writer, producer, and Editor at The Root, Jay reminds us that the road to success is never a straight line and that the best way to control our destiny is to be in the driver’s seat.

Check out The Extraordinary Negroes podcast at: http://www.theextraordinarynegroes.com/

 

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From Uber to Beyoncé: Becoming a Celebrity Background Singer (w/ Lavance Colley)

 Watch Lavance's cover of  "Can We Talk" by Tevin Campbell

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Our guest, Lavance Colley, went from driving uber to working with Beyoncé. He has sung with John Legend, Pharrell, Kenny Lattimore, Chanté Moore, Mary Mary, and traveled to over 20 countries as a professional background singer, but it didn’t always start that way. He shares his journey from driving uber to becoming one of the most respected black celebrity background singers in the industry.

Get this rare peek behind the scenes and learn what it takes to become a background singer for celebrity artists.

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The Success of Failure (w/ Johnny Manuel)

 Watch Johnny SLAY "My All" by Mariah Carey. 

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We’ve all heard of the dream… You live in a small town, get discovered, move to LA, and sign a big record deal at the age of 14. That’s exactly what happened to Johnny Manuel.

But what happens when all of that suddenly gets stripped away?

Johnny talks about how he turned failure into his biggest success in this intimate interview. Plus, you’ll hear about his experience working with Diddy and what it was like to be on the semi-finals for America’s Got Talent. 

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Starting Your Own Podcast

Interested in starting your own podcast or creative project? If you have an idea that’s been trying to get your attention for a while but you haven’t taken action yet, you definitely want to listen to this episode. Our Founder and host Justin Michael Williams talks about how he started “Motivation for Black People” and gives 3 steps on how you can launch your own podcast or creative project.

 

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Getting on TV (w/ guest Dyllón Burnside)

If you or anyone you know has ever had a dream of being on TV, we have a very special episode for you. What’s it ACTUALLY like to be on set of a hit show for the first time? What does it take to finally get your first big break? Young, black special guest Dyllón Burnside spills the tea about what it’s like to be the star of his first major television show, POSE on FX. Learn what you can do to get closer to your life purpose in this powerful episode. 

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