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The go to podcast for African American Millennials. We discuss life strategies with a bit of entrepreneurial advice.

Networking With Michelle | Personal Connection, Influential Network Michelle Ngome | Connection Strategist, Speaker and Author

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The go to podcast for African American Millennials. We discuss life strategies with a bit of entrepreneurial advice.

    Corporate Messaging with Paris Tyler

    Corporate Messaging with Paris Tyler

    Paris Tyler is an award-winning PR and communications specialist with more than 13 years of industry experience, lending my expertise to some of the country's most recognized consumer brands and campaigns including got milk?, McDonald’s, ConAgra Foods, CIROC Vodka, Bad Boy Entertainment, and Intel Security.
    As the founder of Vibrant Communications, she's committed to helping businesses create dynamic narratives that speak to every consumer while impacting culture. From producing an epic launch event to securing coverage of a new partnership, Paris helps clients take risks through big ideas that will push the envelope and garner results. 
    In this episode we discuss:
    Why is the black dollar important to these corporations? What is multi-cultural marketing? Compare and contrast the conversation about marketing to the black community before the current climate.  How should we make decisions when it comes to spending our money? Contact Paris:
    Vibrant Communications IG: Vibrant Communications Sponsors: 
    Market My Market Interserver – web hosting Contact Michelle:
    Website: African-American Marketing Association Instagram: @AAMAHouston Website: Michelle Ngome Instagram: @MichelleNgome Donations: Cash app $mngome25 or paypal.me/MichelleNgome

    • 50 min
    Black Trans Lives Matter with Kaleb Elijah

    Black Trans Lives Matter with Kaleb Elijah

    Kaleb Elijah is the owner of Lake & Prosper, a customized jewelry line. 
    In this episode we discuss:
    Kaleb’s story Why do black people disregard transgender individuals? Is transphobia a part of white supremacy?  If so, are black people adding to the problem? What are some issues that trans people are fighting for? How can we support the trans community? Contact Kaleb Elijah:
    Lake & Prosper Instagram  Facebook Contact Michelle:
    Website: African-American Marketing Association Instagram: @AAMAHouston Website: Michelle Ngome Instagram: @MichelleNgome Donations: Cash app $mngome25 or paypal.me/MichelleNgome

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Stages of Grief: An Investigation Through the Lenses of COVID -19 and Racial Trauma with Ewune Ewane

    The Stages of Grief: An Investigation Through the Lenses of COVID -19 and Racial Trauma with Ewune Ewane

    Meet Ewune Ewane, founder of Minds Over Melanin, an online mental health community for persons of the African Diaspora and non-Western ethnic cultures.
    Over the past 10+ years, she has studied psychological experiences and health disparities within minority populations, most specifically the African Diaspora and LatinX communities as a health disparities researcher. In addition, she has provided psychological services within various systems (e.g. educational, health, judicial) to minority and systemically marginalized populations as a Licensed Psychological Associate in Texas.
    It is her call to action to address social injustice within psychology to create culturally competent psychological care for and destigmatize mental health treatment within minority populations.
    On a personal note, Ewune is a proud Houston native of Cameroonian descent. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, experiencing new cultures, and attending professional sporting events.
    In this episode we discuss:
    The rise of health disparities since COVID-19. Defining racial trauma along with the impact on the Black community. The 5 Stages of Grief in correlation to racial trauma. Pursuing the possibility of social cohesiveness. Contact Ewune:
    Minds Over Melanin Instagram Twitter Sponsors: 
    African-American Marketing Association Interserver – web hosting Contact Michelle:
    Website: African-American Marketing Association Instagram: @AAMAHouston Website: Michelle Ngome Instagram: @MichelleNgome Donations: Cash app $mngome25 or paypal.me/MichelleNgome

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Uniting the African Diaspora with E. Chrys

    Uniting the African Diaspora with E. Chrys

    Edidiong “E.CHRYS” Obot“ is a proud first-generation Nigerian–American with strong cultural ties that impact her community and influences cultural awareness. She currently hosts/produces 2 local TV shows, “It’s Our Time Talk Show” and  “Fresh Perspective” Talk Show, that televises young professionals from the African Diaspora and focuses on bridging the gap between Africans and African-Americans through resources, education, etc. Edidiong not only educates and empowers the community but she also promotes culture and strives to be “The Voice of Professionals in the African Diaspora”. 
    In this episode we discuss:
    What are the issues between Africans and African-Americans? Is it possible for the diaspora to thoroughly unite? Understanding how to maximize your influence, leadership, and platform. Contact E. Chrys
    Website Facebook Instagram Sponsors: 
    Businesshype.co - An upcoming business website looking for guest posts/writers. For inquiries send an email businesshypeco@gmail.com.  Interserver - web hosting Organized Shift Market My Market Contact Michelle:
    Website: African-American Marketing Association Instagram: @AAMAHouston Website: Michelle Ngome Instagram: @MichelleNgome Donations: Cash app $mngome25 or paypal.me/MichelleNgome

    • 1 hr 31 min
    202. Perspective of Black Lives 2020

    202. Perspective of Black Lives 2020

    During these troublesome times for the black community, I decided to bring back Perspective of Black Lives (PoBL) for ten episodes. PoBL is centered around stories of black people sharing their personal stories and perspectives on current events. We will be discussing current events, COVID-19, racial trauma, African diaspora, economic development, trans lives, and a lot more. Listen up, tell a friend, and provide feedback. 
    In this episode I rant on my feelings towards:
    The relevancy of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. speeches from 60 years ago. Police brutality/shootings towards black men and women. Creating practical black businesses to create a thriving community. Shifting our mindset to buy black. The emotional week I had at work.  Recent Names of Black Lives Lost:
    Botham Jean  Atatiana Jefferson Eric Reason  Dominique Clayton  Breonna Taylor  George Floyd  Resources:
    Malcolm X’s Fiery Speech Addressing Police Brutality NPR: A Decade of Watching Black People Die African-American Marketing Association Sponsors: 
    Businesshype.co - An upcoming business website looking for guest posts/writers. For inquires send an email businesshypeco@gmail.com. Interserver - web hosting Contact Michelle:
    Website: Michelle Ngome Website: African-American Marketing Association Instagram: @AAMAHouston Instagram: @MichelleNgome Donations: Cash app $mngome25 or paypal.me/MichelleNgome  

    • 32 min
    203. Perspective of Black Lives with Brandon Jones

    203. Perspective of Black Lives with Brandon Jones

    Brandon Jones is a psychotherapist, professor, Behavioral Health Consultant. He specializes in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Historical and Intergenerational trauma, Social/Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Leadership, and Youth Justice. Brandon brings a down-to-earth and compassionate attitude to Mental Health. He holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Minnesota, a Masters in Community Psychology from Metropolitan State University, and a Masters in Psychotherapy (MFT) from Adler Graduate School. Brandon is also a 2013 Bush Foundation Leadership Fellow. He currently serves as the Integrated Services Manager at NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center.
    In this episode we discuss: 
    The current state of Minneapolis since George Floyd’s passing. The changes the city has gone through since Philando Castile.  The top 3 issues black people have to address. The importance of the black man and family dynamic when it comes to black social issues. Contact Brandon Jones:
    Website: Jegna  Instagram: @ByBrandonJones Resources:
    60-Minutes interview with Martin Luther King Jr.  Sponsors: 
    Businesshype.co - An upcoming business website looking for guest posts/writers. For inquiries send an email businesshypeco@gmail.com. 

    • 1 hr 5 min

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