#SmartBrownVoices - Learning from Diversity
By Learn from Successful Black and Latino Startup Founders, Entrepreneurs, Activist, Marketers and Creatives.
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When you look through iTunes podcast, you rarely see any marketing or business podcast that feature people of color. #SmartBrownVoices is an on-going interview series that features diverse voices from Black and Latino Startup Founders, Entrepreneurs, Activist, Marketers and Creatives. This weekly podcast hosted by Mr. Mike Street is designed to help inspire you to reach the next level in your life by connecting you to powerful and diverse voices of value. If you’re looking for tips to help growth hack your business and startup or if you’re looking for career advice then #SmartBrownVoices will be the show for you. But we are more then just a business podcast, #SmartBrownVoices exists so that those smart and intelligent people of color can be heard.
||Chatting with the Educated Hustle Podcast||Educated Hustle is dedicated to the people who bring their dreams to fruition. Each week’s show is filled with thought provoking guests who decided to take a leap of faith into living their hustle. Tweets by Educated_Hustle||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||EP 87 – Gerard ‘PK’ Kersey Jr. – Starting a NonProfit||We chat with Gerard ‘PK’ Kersey of That Suits You. TSY is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization That Accepts Gently Worn Professional Attire & Provides Them Free of Charge To Qualified Men For Work & H.S Seniors For Graduation And Prom.||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||How to Build an App Empire w/ Muoyo Okome||Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York to a proud Nigerian family, Muoyo Okome has started, grown, and sold app businesses achieving 11M+ downloads across 100+ countries worldwide. Through the Daily Spark Podcast and the Daily Spark Entrepreneur Commu..||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep 86 – Yann ilunga, All About Virtual Summits||Yann ilunga is a polyglot speaking Italian, English, French, German and some Finnish. A web entrepreneur originally from Locarno, in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, now living in Helsinki, Finland.||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep 85 – Daria Fennell, CEO of the The Daria Fennell Media Group||Daria Fennell CEO, Senior Entertainment Publicist, Celebrity Entertainment Journalist, & Entertainment Branding Strategist The Daria Fennell Media Group (E-Mail) firstname.lastname@example.org (Website) www.TheDFMediaGroup.||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep 84 – Michael James Founder of Frederick Benjamin Grooming||With over a decade of experience in executive roles at personal care giants Revlon and L’Oreal, founder Michael James experienced firsthand the lack of diversity among those product lines and the need for natural solutions that were not only prescripti.||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep 83 – Sean McKenzie Co-Founder of It’s Pink Honey||Sean McKenzie is a seasoned advertising and start-up professional. Sean has several years of experience in branding, industry forecasting and team leadership. He has contributed creative insights working with companies like Nielsen, Nike,||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Paul C. Brunson – Working for Two Billionaires. #INeedLove||About This Episode: @MrMikeStreet chats one-on-one with TV personality Paul C. Brunson. Learn more about how he got started working with two billionaires, what it was like working with Oprah, and how he started #MentorMondays which lead to his hostin.||5/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||EP 82 – Melissa L. Cooper, Author of Making Gullah||Recent reports about tax hikes, black land loss, and the near extinction of Gullah culture in the Lowcountry of regions of Georgia and South Carolina have made headlines in the New York Times, and featured on national TV networks like CNN.||5/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep 81 – Cam F Awesome – Cam is AWESOME!||Cam Awesome Keynote Speaker | Emcee | Comedian Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkenIn www.CelebritySportsSpeaker.com Cam was overweight and bullied in school. After being cut off of every team in school and never playing a single organized sport,||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 18 – Interview w/ Rodney Kellum 🙋🏾♂️💼🙏🏾||Rodney Kellum is a recovered Workaholic. He works smarter instead of harder. Mr. Kellum went to college, worked hard and achieved several of his career goals. He never found himself feeling truly fulfilled. He was always tired,||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Learn How Israel Cook, CEO of Princess Planet is Creating a Space for Black Children’s Books||Author & Illustrator Israel Cook crafted “The Princess Planet” series inspired by his daughter. The brand hopes to showcase cultural diversity and instill that all people have inner beauty, strength and self worth.||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 17 – Do You Know What Time It Is?⏰💣🎤 #WokePodcast||On today’s episode of Woke Podcasts, I made my way over to the Dr. Vibe Show. During the show, we discussed several different things that are going on within the Black community over the past week. I was on the panel with three other distinguished gent.||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep 80 – Lillian Okoye – Doing Business in China.||Lillian Okoye is a business strategist for visionary entrepreneurs and experts who want to build their global empire and promote their products and services at home and abroad. Fluent in Mandarin and with a long-time interest in Asia,||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep 79 – Tresa Chambers #StyleChambers #WomensHistroyMonth||This week we chat with Tresa Chambers from Florida about her Bo$ podcast and Style Chambers: We produce live events, broadcast and digital content that reaches affluent taste makers passionate in fashion, art and culture.||3/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 16 – The Importance of Controlling Your Own Narrative #WokePodcast||In this episode of #Wokepodcast, I chop it up with my good friend BKE.We discussed the importance of controlling your own narrative.In a society that loves the place individuals in boxes, it is very important we craft our thoughts, speech, actions,||3/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Reset Podcast w/ Laura Mignott (@Lmigno) #InternationalWomensDay||Digital marketing pro – and podcasting pundit – Mike Street (@MrMikeStreet) joins host Laura Mignott (Founder, experiential marketing agency Digital Flash) to dissect best practices for digital/social marketing,||3/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 77 – Veronica Appleton – Journey to Appleville||Diversity in children’s books are lacking. Just last year, the Cooperative Children’s Book Center reported that out of 3,400 children’s books, only 270 were about African Americans, 113 focused on Asian Americans, 83 were about Latinos,||2/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||EP. 76 – Harlem Run w/ Amir and Alison||#Harlem1Miler – Sunday, June 18th, 2017 – Sign up! Facebook.com/HarlemRun Twitter.com/HarlemRun HarlemRun.com ALISON MARIELLA DÉSIR Passionate about community, mental health and fitness, Alison is an endurance athlete and believer that sport has the||2/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||EP. 75 – Valerine Robinson, Founder/Editor-in-Chief of Unapologetically Us||Valerie Robinson is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Unapologetically Us. Not seeing many safe havens geared towards Black women, she decided to create one that is not only reliable but relatable and genuine. Unapologetically Us, launched in 2014,||2/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||WOKE Podcast – Ep.15 – Mohammed Speaks👊🏾🎤 #wokepodcast #smartbrownvoices||Mohammed S. Luwemba is a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan where he attained his bachelors in Political Science. In 2013 Mr. Luwemba graduated from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta Georgia.||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 74 – Sukhtej Singh – #Investing and #Finance in 2017 #podcast||Sukhtej Singh has a vast experience portfolio in his professional career as a money manager and financial coach. After having attained a BS in Computer Science from Binghamton University, Sukhtej ventured towards consultation and advisory,||1/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep 73 – Aycee Brown of Goodnightdarling.co #sleep #podcast #smartbrownvoices||What if you could sleep through the night and not feel guilty about it? We’re here to help you sleep well and feel great doing it. Whether you are an entrepreneur, parent, or creative. Sleep affects us all in more ways than one.||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 14 – Willie Jackson of Abernathy Magazine💻💡✍🏾 #WokePodcast||Willie Jackson is the founder & publisher of Abernathy. He’s an inclusion strategist, a technologist, and resides in New York City. Mr. Jackson currently serves as Technical Lead of Seth Godin’s altMBA program,||1/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 13 – Historical Trauma w/ Simmons (Part 4) #WokePodcast||Sam Simmons is licensed as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor who has over 25-year experience as a behavioral consultant in the areas of chemical dependency, violence abatement and historical trauma. He specializes in practical culturally sensitive trauma i...||1/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 12 – Historical Trauma w/ Simmons (Part 3) #WokePodcast||Sam Simmons is licensed as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor who has over 25-year experience as a behavioral consultant in the areas of chemical dependency, violence abatement and historical trauma. He specializes in practical culturally sensitive trauma i...||12/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 11- Black Women’s Milk is Revolutionary – #WokePodcast||About Jasmine Boudah Jasmine is a vision driven mother and young working professional who is eager to provide the best start for as many children as possible. As a former public school educator, she sought to empower parents living in impoverished neig...||12/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 71 – Kwame Christian Esq., M.A. – Negotiation for Entrepreneurs||Kwame is passionate about teaching business professionals how to negotiate and be more persuasive. He works with businesses and individuals to come up with tailored negotiation solutions to improve the bottom line and resolve conflict.||12/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Woke Podcast Ep. 10 – Coon Hunting||On today’s episode, we look at the notion of coons. Which are individuals who practice inappropriate behavior when it comes to understanding the plight of black people in the world. Often times, coons are confused individuals who provide rhetoric that .||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 70 – Victoria Coker, ColoredContent #SmartBrownVoices||Ms. Coker is working hard to push her brand to the forefront. The ColoredContent founder was a 2016 Blogalicious Perfect Pitch finalist. Most recently she launched, Startup WOC, a vlog that documents her journey as a women of color in the tech industry...||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Woke Podcast – Ep. 9 – Escapism||Escapism: The systematic process of compensating for inferior social and psychological beliefs, feelings, and status. The tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy.||11/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#SmartBrownVoices – Ep. 69 – Amanda Spann (@AmandaSpann)||We week we chat with Amanda Spann about her new ebook series, #LaunchLove. This is a series of step-by-step guides to help entrepreneurs build a buzz for their brands on a budget. She came up with the idea a few weeks after leaving corporate America.||11/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 8 – Dealing with Grief – #StayWoke #SmartBrownVoices||On today’s podcast we will gain concepts and strategies to addressing significant loss. It is essential to gain a healthy understanding on loss in the process of healing. It is important to realize, that grieving and feelings of loss is natural and th||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#SmartBrownVoices – EP. 68 – Mark S. Luckie||I’m Back! On this episode we chat with Mark S. Luckie about his article “How Black People Built Social Media.” Here is an excerpt: “God created black people and black people created style,” George C. Wolfe once wrote.||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||All Things #FinTech with James Felton Keith (@JFKii) CXO & Advocate for #PersonalData Ownership and Economic Inclusion.||James Felton Keith is an engineer, ethnographer, and economics analyst. His intrigue with the culture of capitalism, distribution of value, and technological integration of the world are the primary drivers of his endeavor.||10/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 7 – #YouGoodMan (Black Males and Mental Health) @wokepodcast #SmartBrownVoices||Today’s podcast we take a look at the mental health struggles that black males face on a consistent basis. As we know, being a black person in an antiblack world it is stressful, traumatic, and downright depressing.||10/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 6 – Level Elite (Mindset) #SmartBrownVoices @WokePodcast||Level elite is an audiobook designed to help those that need help the most. This is a Self-development audiobook that is crafted for people who are classified as Black. S.E.L.F. is an acronym that stands for Survival Education for Legacy & Future.||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||EP. 67 – David Lamp (@authordavidlamb) – “On Top Of The World (Until The Bell Chimes)” #Podcast #Book #SmartBrownVoices||“Dynamic novel about the price of fame packed with so many laughs and so much heart, I couldn’t put it down.”– Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop Artist Pre-Order the book here. “This modern re-telling is a hoot! The anti-hero, Scrooʝe,||10/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 5 – What is Black Culture??? #SmartBrownVoices @TheWokePodcast||I have come to the conclusion that change is the process of altering habits of culture (I will explain this further in a later blog post). Change is something that is often a part of any solution. However, I have found that Change is never defined clea...||10/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep.4 – Historical Trauma w/ Sam Simmons (Part 2) @thewokepodcast #SmartBrownVoices||Sam Simmons is licensed as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor who has over 25-year experience as a behavioral consultant in the areas of chemical dependency, violence abatement and historical trauma. He specializes in practical culturally sensitive trauma i...||9/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 66 – Nathan Williams & Jennia #SmartBrownVoices #Podcast||Nathan Hale Williams and Jennia Fredrique Aponte, Co Directors of the short film, 90 Days After ninety days of dating, Jessica and Taylor are forced to confront the realities surrounding living and loving with HIV after one of them reveals he/she is HI..||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 67 – Dr. Junior Max Destine #SmartBrownVoices #Podcast||Junior Destine MD attended the Latin American school of Medicine in Havana Cuba to study medicine from 2006 to 2012. After graduating, Dr. Destine has worked as a marketer for an independent pharmaceutical manufacturer which licensed a novel lipid lowe...||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 3 – Historical Trauma w/ Sam Simmons (part 1) @thewokepodcast #SmartBrownVoices||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 2 – Wilmington on Fire Interview w/ Christopher Everett @thewokepodcast #SmartBrownVoices||Today we are interviewing Christopher Everett, Film Producer of Wilmington on Fire (Interview w/ Christopher Everett on Fire. Christopher Everett is a writer, film director and film producer from Laurinburg, North Carolina. He has experience in lm,||9/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep. 1: Processing Our Stress and Trauma – #WokePodcast #SmartBrownVoices||In this episode, Brandon discuss the stress and trauma related to living in this world as Black Person. Trust us….This is just a small expression of our experiences. Please believe there will be more podcast discussing this topic! Be sure to share,||9/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ep.0 – Woke Podcast Launch – #StayWoke #SmartBrownVoices #Podcast||The time is now….Welcome to the First Episode. Brandon Jones gives an overview of the podcast and an introduction.….be sure to share, subscribe, and comment. Peace!||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||SmartBrownVoices Presents WOKE the podcast||SmartBrownVoices is excited to launch WOKE in partnership with Brandon Jones. This podcast will explore life, stress, and how to deal with everything going on in the community right now. The purpose of Woke Podcast is to share constructive information ...||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#SmartBrownVoices – ep. 65 – Ed Young||Mike Street and Ed Young discuss the current state of tech, digital publishing, and more. About Ed Young: Ed Young co-founded The Source Magazine, arguably one of the most significant cultural phenomena in modern music and popular culture. He,||8/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Great show from an industry leader. Glad I had the pop to meet Mike and love how he knows the biz and shares the not so secret secrets. Thanks for putting this together.
Smart and incisive. A very necessary podcast.
Mike is consistently insightful and here he offers a wealth of knowledge on culture, tech and many other topics. Very well done.
Interesting, smart guests
The guests here aren’t the usual suspects - they’re super-smart and have interesting things to say. I especially loved the episode with the guys from The Phat Startup (friends of mine!). Keep on keepin' on.