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Sep 29, 2020

He owned his first home at age 20. He's among the few African-Americans working as a lineman with a major utility. This brother breathes determination. He's even traveled to train lineman in the South American nation of Suriname. (The Bonus episode covers the steps and outline some of the choke points to becoming...


Sep 24, 2020

Patrick Wilson is the owner of Nrdvana, a gaming and consignment store that caters to the nerds of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A proudly self-proclaimed nerd, he was born and raised in Chicago. Patrick's father relocated to Sioux Falls and, later, so did Patrick.

During our conversation, Patrick shares the difference a...


Sep 21, 2020

Julius Grant is the one people ask to be their mentor. He's the one people go to when they need someone to hear them, know them. Why? He cares.

Julius is stepped into the role of family elder, career elder and hero (just ask his grandson). He's a Logistics Manager for Bacardi Limited. After serving five years in the...


Sep 18, 2020

Talent is just the beginning. It's the practice, the repetition, that builds talent into skill. Herman Wrice, comedian, breaks down the road to mastery in all things, from comedy to life.

This astute observer and self-reflective man was raised to value African and African-American culture. This entire conversation...


Sep 15, 2020

Warner Kennedy lived through the height of the Civil Right's Movement. The death of Black American leaders left an impact on his psyche. Not that the impact got in his way. Despite a few unique  learning needs, what we now call "learning disabilities," Warner was unwavering in pursuing a college degree.

He's spent...