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Welcome to the club! The Black Creators Club is a weekly podcast hosted by media mavens Akilah Ffriend (@akilahffriend) and Ebone Chatman (@ebonechatman12). The Black Creators Club is a digital show and budding media and culture brand striving to uncover, highlight, and celebrate the journeys of black creators across different industries and entrepreneurial spaces. As today's innovators and culture starters, knowledge seekers and trend setters, creators also give us their perspectives on hot topic issues and the latest headlines. We promote black innovation by interviewing these creators on our digital show and discuss their ideas, daily grind, unique approaches and how they move the black community and society forward.The Black Creators Club doesn’t just share black stories, but goes beyond the narratives to build a community with interactive opportunities that provide a space for all creators to discover, share and connect.Our vision and mission is to expand the community of innovators and create avenues for building and circulating wealth within the black community.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @theblackcreatorsclubNeed a visual? Watch the latest episodes on Youtube (@theblackcreatorsclub)Email us with any leads, guests, or questions! theblackcreatorsclub@gmail.com

The Black Creators Club The Black Creators Club

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Welcome to the club! The Black Creators Club is a weekly podcast hosted by media mavens Akilah Ffriend (@akilahffriend) and Ebone Chatman (@ebonechatman12). The Black Creators Club is a digital show and budding media and culture brand striving to uncover, highlight, and celebrate the journeys of black creators across different industries and entrepreneurial spaces. As today's innovators and culture starters, knowledge seekers and trend setters, creators also give us their perspectives on hot topic issues and the latest headlines. We promote black innovation by interviewing these creators on our digital show and discuss their ideas, daily grind, unique approaches and how they move the black community and society forward.The Black Creators Club doesn’t just share black stories, but goes beyond the narratives to build a community with interactive opportunities that provide a space for all creators to discover, share and connect.Our vision and mission is to expand the community of innovators and create avenues for building and circulating wealth within the black community.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @theblackcreatorsclubNeed a visual? Watch the latest episodes on Youtube (@theblackcreatorsclub)Email us with any leads, guests, or questions! theblackcreatorsclub@gmail.com

    69. Making a Buzz Around Town! A Black Owned Beauty Supply Store who is Making Waves in the Beauty Industry (feat. Brittany Ogike)

    69. Making a Buzz Around Town! A Black Owned Beauty Supply Store who is Making Waves in the Beauty Industry (feat. Brittany Ogike)

    Hey Creators! Welcome back to the club! 
    This week we are chatting with Brittany Ogike the owner of Beauty Beez, a Black owned beauty supply store in North Hollywood, CA.  
    We are going to be talking about;
     The beginning of the take-back of black hair care The importance of being a black owned business that gives an elevated experience How black beauty is represented in the media And how hard it is to gain VC money for Black owned businesses We also play a game of Beauty Beez Vs Beauty Don’ts  Brittany gives us the 411 on what beauty products work best!

    Keep up with us!
    @TheBlackCreatorsClub

    @AkilahFfriend

    @EboneChatman12

    And our guest
    @BeautyBeezstore

    Support us by buying our merch featured in the episode!
    https://www.theblackcreatorsclub.com/shop

    Thank you for supporting our independently-funded content!
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    68. Finding Your Voice: From Kanye Sunday Service Choir to Full "Bloom" ft Songwriter Anjolee Williams

    68. Finding Your Voice: From Kanye Sunday Service Choir to Full "Bloom" ft Songwriter Anjolee Williams

    Hey Creators! Today we're talking about finding your voice! This is inspiration not only for the singers and songwriters out there, but also for everyone who may be battling a bit of self doubt and needs that extra push to just TRY! Our guest Anjolee joins us to discuss:
    Opportunities with Chaka Khan, Scarface, Donnie McClurkin, HER and so many others! What it was like being among the starting crew of Kanye's Sunday Service ChoirHer debut album Bloom and what it took to release her album We also play a game of Song Association where Anjolee shares her beautiful vocal with us. We Live!!

    Keep up with us!
    @TheBlackCreatorsClub

    @AkilahFfriend

    @EboneChatman12

    And our guest
    @AnjoleetheFree

    Support us by buying our merch featured in the episode!
    https://www.theblackcreatorsclub.com/shop

    Thank you for supporting our independently-funded content!
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theblackcreatorsclub
    Paypal: https://paypal.me/blackcreatorsclub?locale.x=en_US
    Venmo: https://account.venmo.com/u/theblackcreatorsclub

    • 1 hr 15 min
    67. Calling for a Breakthrough in Black Culture/ Art: The Insider look at the Politics Attached to Acting Feat. Johnny Ray Gill

    67. Calling for a Breakthrough in Black Culture/ Art: The Insider look at the Politics Attached to Acting Feat. Johnny Ray Gill

    Hey Creators! It’s the beginning of the week so you know what that means! TURN ON the notifications! 🔔

    Our guest this week is an Actor and filmmaker, and has appeared on ‘Underground”, “Snowfall” and most recent recurring role in NBC’s new series “Grand Crew”. 

    We are pleased to welcome Johnny Ray Gill to the club!

    We are going to be talking about telling stories through creative outlets, ED for men caused by COVID, Celebrities taking actors jobs and much more! 👀

    TUNE IN! 🔔



    Keep up with us!
    @TheBlackCreatorsClub

    @AkilahFfriend

    @EboneChatman12

    And our guest
    @johnnyraygill

    Support us by buying our merch featured in the episode!
    https://www.theblackcreatorsclub.com/shop

    Thank you for supporting our independently-funded content!
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theblackcreatorsclub
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    66. Created for Greatness: An Honest Conversation on Being a Young Black Man in America (ft. Chris Hollis)

    66. Created for Greatness: An Honest Conversation on Being a Young Black Man in America (ft. Chris Hollis)

    Hi Creators!
    Welcome back to the club! This week we are joined by Chris Hollis, Pasadena, California native and owner of clothing brand, Created for Greatness. We go deep and get a perspective on what it means to be a young black male in America and the importance of role models you can relate to. 
    We then wrap things up with a game where we test Chris' knowledge on action, movements, and projects started by black people. Listen in and learn something!

    Keep up with us!
    @TheBlackCreatorsClub

    @AkilahFfriend

    @EboneChatman12

    And our guest
    @wearecfg

    Support us by buying our merch featured in the episode!
    https://www.theblackcreatorsclub.com/shop

    Thank you for supporting our independently-funded content!
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theblackcreatorsclub
    Paypal: https://paypal.me/blackcreatorsclub?locale.x=en_US
    Venmo: https://account.venmo.com/u/theblackcreatorsclub

    • 39 min
    65. A Deep Look into A Brown Bag Picture: A Start to Finish Look at A Full Production and the State of Black Representation in Film and TV (feat. Beverley Gordon)

    65. A Deep Look into A Brown Bag Picture: A Start to Finish Look at A Full Production and the State of Black Representation in Film and TV (feat. Beverley Gordon)

    Hi Creators!
    Welcome back to the club! This week we are joined by Beverley Gordon, an award-winning producer who is the CEO and founder of independent production company BrownBag Pictures based in Los Angeles. 
    Bev's accolades include being a Sundance Producer Intensive Lab fellow, a Producer Guild Create Lab fellow, an alum of Tribeca Film Institute’s All Access Program, the Producers Guild Power of Diversity Workshop, and 1 of 10 global participants in the Producers Guild Pro Show Competition. WOOOOW! 

    GAME: Name That Show
    We are going to name a few log lines from some of 2021 most popular films (and one other you might know well) and you have to guess the name of the show, podcast or pop culture show!

    Keep up with us!
    @TheBlackCreatorsClub

    @AkilahFfriend

    @EboneChatman12

    And our guest
    @brownbagpictures

    Support us by buying our merch featured in the episode!
    https://www.theblackcreatorsclub.com/shop

    Thank you for supporting our independently-funded content!
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    64. Manifest, But Make It Practical: Using the Law of Attraction to Start A Skincare Brand ft. Cash Saunders

    64. Manifest, But Make It Practical: Using the Law of Attraction to Start A Skincare Brand ft. Cash Saunders

    Hi Creators!
    This week is all about manifestation and the law of attraction. Usually when we chat manifestation, we keep it to life overall, but our guest Cash shares with us how she uses self-care and manifesting to kickstart her growing skincare business, The Shea Parlor.
     
    Trust us! After listening to this episode, you'll be asking yourself "Would Older Me Be Proud of This?" before making any major or minor moves.

    We also play a game of Welcome to The Parlor where we name some common skin ailments and Cash shares with us what The Shea Parlor item would be best!


    Keep up with us!
    @TheBlackCreatorsClub

    @AkilahFfriend

    @EboneChatman12

    And our guest
    @thesheaparlor

    Support us by buying our merch featured in the episode!
    https://www.theblackcreatorsclub.com/shop

    Thank you for supporting our independently-funded content!
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theblackcreatorsclub
    Paypal: https://paypal.me/blackcreatorsclub?locale.x=en_US
    Venmo: https://account.venmo.com/u/theblackcreatorsclub

    • 1 hr 1 min

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The Black Creators Club is Loaded with Creative, Innovative, and Informative guest. The guest are fun, interesting and offer information that can help anyone looking to be an Entrepreneur, a Business owner, or just advise on how to do things or find something. You can’t go wrong with this podcast, you will find something of interest and stay culturally aware.

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