Author, Alan Perry | Podcast Episode 1 -Season 2

Our very first podcast interview of 2020 is with Author, Alan Perry. The message is timely especially for those reentering society or are nearing release. Many gems were dropped during this session. “Get Up, Get Out, and Get Something: A Message to the increased Black man is An inspirational self-help book written for incarcerated black men. A cry of urgency for the readers to stand up and be competitive, and to stand up and become men. Highly suggesting that readers begin their journey of self-improvement by changing their attitude and…

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Black Excellence: Why Our Light  Must Shine Bright Despite Living In A Country Hell Bent On Dimming It

Black excellence and why our light must shine bright despite living in a country hell ben on dimming it. I’m not even going to mention the powerhouse movie “Hidden Figures.”    Before I truly understood the power of black history, I used to feel inferior.  Especially, in high school, then later on entering the workforce.   In  retrospect, it was partly due to the fact that  I was plugged into a system whereby non-blacks validated black peoples worth and brilliance.   Black excellence was hidden. Enlightenment came in the most interesting way.  While…

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#NipseyHussle Spirit–Giving Back to the MS Gulf Coast

There are so many people who don’t get enough recognition. Not because no one cares but because we may take these people for granted. In light of the death of Nipsey Hussle—LA philanthropist & rapper—who was gunned down, I started thinking about people, who also play a hand in my hometown— Moss Point, MS. Upon dying, it has been revealed that the ‘Victory Lap’ rapper has impacted/employed over 40,000 people. As a lover of his community, I could not help but think about those who love the country town. From…

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The Fourth Annual Caution Wet Paint Bay Area/ATL

The Fourth Annual Caution Wet Paint Bay Area/ATL is in the books. The venue was packed to the wall. But that’s just Marci doing what Marci does and that’s selling out events. This year’s Wet Paint was nothing short of amazing.  The event brought out black-owned business owners, designers, and performers.  VIP guests were greeted with beautiful gift bags and provided up front seating to the show. There were several highlights of the evening. Everyone was sent into a buying frenzy after Rory Spans Psychotic Legend set, which featured shoes,…

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FOCUSED AND FEARLESS BRUNCH

The books are officially closed on another Focused and Fearless Brunch.  Thank you to everyone that supported the event. Whether you purchased a ticket, shared it on your page or simply told someone about it, Thank you!  I would also like to thank the phenomenal guest authors, Dr. Carleah East, Stephanie A. Wynn, Lisa McClendon, and Monica Rhodes.  The staff at the Birchwood were amazing. Their service was A1.  The food was fresh and delicious. I left inspired and understanding just how important it is to share your story. Never…

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