WURD Radio · Daybreak 7.29.19 – Omar Tyree Born in West Philadelphia, his passion for storytelling began as a young child seeing triple feature movies at the theatre with his family. Years later, Omar Tyree has transformed his love for storytelling into 25 published books with over 3 million copies sold worldwide. Now entering into […]

Black Community, Creative Art

August 2, 2020

The Best Way to Self Promote

WURD Radio · App Creator Jason Cole The ShopKatika app is a global diaspora platform in the US and South Africa with a goal of circulating the black dollar by way of a marketplace and directory for black-owned businesses and products. The app provides a landmap of black owned organizations, making it easy for you […]

Black Community, Business

July 19, 2020

Buying Black with Katika

WURD Radio · Daybreak 4.6.20 – Donovan West Donavan West, President and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce for PA, DE, and NJ, spoke with Helanah of DayBreak about the resources available for small businesses as they navigate these uncertain times. He shares that small businesses need support and hope right now, and […]

Black Community, Business

July 16, 2020

The State of Small Businesses

WURD Radio · Daybreak 9.6.19 – Eric Westbrook As the Director for the Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement, Eric Westbrook stopped by the DayBreak show to chat with Helanah about the work the city is doing to close the opportunity gap for black men and boys. He shares the initiative is built on teaching […]

Black Community, Civic Engagment, Education

July 15, 2020

Black Male Engagement can Build Bridges

WURD Radio · Daybreak 8.19.19 – Corey Carter Stating that entrepreneurship was always his “Plan A,” Philly native and trans-atlantic businessman, Corey Carter, came on DayBreak to share the story behind CConnect360. While preparing to return home from a trip to Kenya in 2017, Corey learned that jewelry making was a main source of income […]

Black Community, Business, Creative Art

July 14, 2020

Going from Local to Global Business

WURD Radio · Daybreak 6.24.19 – Jennifer Lee Wellness isn’t just about eating properly and exercising, it’s also about how you express yourself. Wife, mother, and creative artist Jennifer Lee is sharing how implementing artistic outlets can build overall happiness in our lives. Jennifer and Helanah dive deep into the idea of balance, sharing that […]

Black Community, Creative Art

July 14, 2020

It’s Never too Late to Pursue Your Dreams

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