10 episodes

An on-going wellness, education and empowerment focused conversation with featured experts and influencers that relay information you can use!

Pillar + Pride - We Build Pillar + Pride - Detroit

    • Health & Fitness
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An on-going wellness, education and empowerment focused conversation with featured experts and influencers that relay information you can use!

    Pillar + Pride "We Build" Ep 10 - Ron Talley Ex NFL Player / Entrepreneur

    Pillar + Pride "We Build" Ep 10 - Ron Talley Ex NFL Player / Entrepreneur

    Often times we sacrifice our physical health for financial wealth.  In this episode we discuss not only the physical requirements but also the impact on mindset of competing in athletics at the highest level.  Ron Talley is a Detroit native who carries with him many accolades from Renaissance High School football phenom, Notre Dame University attendee, University of Delaware graduate, NFL veteran, loving son and father.  It was a pleasure to explore his story including his comment to physical and mental wellness, his motivations in pursuing a high quality education and bringing his experience and resources back to the D to make a positive impact on the community that raised him.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    We Build - Tafari Stevenson Howard

    We Build - Tafari Stevenson Howard

    Tafari Stevenson Howard is a Detroiter that has made it his life mission to travel the globe.  He has refused to operate within the lines.  A multi-faceted artists, importer, photographer, healer, father, husband and Ghanaian tribal chief, he is a renaissance  man.  Tap in to hear how Tafari has taken command of his life and refused to operate inside the box but instead carve a custom path led by his personal passions!  

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Pillar + Pride "We Build" Ep 8 - Jerjuan Howard "

    Pillar + Pride "We Build" Ep 8 - Jerjuan Howard "

    Jerjuan Howard is a Detroit based community leader.  A twenty something with a growing resume.  Most impressive is the fact that every addition to his personal resume has a very intentional and positive impact on the Black community.   Join us in gaining a deeper understanding of Jerjuan's upbringing, influences, current and future projects such as his first book "A Message to Black College Students", Umoja Debate Team, Gun Violence prevention efforts, etc. 

    • 51 min
    Pillar + Pride "We Build" Ep 7 - Asa Lockett "Make the Hood Healthy Again"

    Pillar + Pride "We Build" Ep 7 - Asa Lockett "Make the Hood Healthy Again"

    Asa Lockett one of the duo that produced the book "Make the Hood Healthy Again", a powerful piece that rapidly ascended up the rankings of Amazon's health and nutrition category.  However, the book is so much more than a guide to healthy eating.  It is a guide to physical, mental and emotional healing.  Listen in on this multi-faceted conversation with another one of Detroit's own super heroes. 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Pillar + Pride We Build - Ep 6 Brandon Harrison "Facing the World"

    Pillar + Pride We Build - Ep 6 Brandon Harrison "Facing the World"

    Meet Brandon Harrison and understand his motivation for publishing his first book, "Facing the World - The 10 Principles".  

    • 45 min
    Pillar + Pride "We Build" Ep 5 - Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine w Geo Edwards

    Pillar + Pride "We Build" Ep 5 - Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine w Geo Edwards

    Peace Fam....Herbalists know things many of us don't.  They respect and study plant life to understand the nature of life and how it is intertwined and co-dependent. Human life, plant life and animal life are symbiotic.  This has always been and will always be.
    We acknowledge these facts in this deep conversation with herbalists and acupuncturist Geo Edwards.  Not only is he one of the few Black certified acupuncturists in the United States, he is also an educator making him a natural fit as a Pillar + Pride partner and guest on the We Build podcast.  
    Please take a listen to/share this episode to understand Geo's journey and how you and your family can incorporate acupuncture and plants to prevent, treat and cure illness. Ever heard of African Bitter Leaf as a cancer treatment tool?  .... Tune in.
    One of many conversations with Geo that we intend to share as we look to deliver against our wellness, education and empowerment principles.  
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    • 1 hr 15 min

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