Why My Foundation To Help ParentPreneurs Is For Black People Only

A few months ago I announced I’m starting a foundation to give cash grants and other resources to parents who are entrepreneurs. I know lots of ParentPreneurs: Black, white, and Asian who are experiencing the unique challenges of starting a business while raising kids.

It’s a different experience than the stereotypical-young-twenty-something, hoodie-wearing-white-kid in Silicon Valley with no kids.

But after the last few months, I decided the foundation will be for Black ParentPreneurs only.

(more…)

Read More

Karens Gone Wild, AGAIN. Next Time She Will Be In Bracelets.

A few hours after learning of the senseless murder of another Black man at the hands of the police two nights ago, right here in Atlanta, I was sitting in my backyard doing what I like to do: drinking a glass of wine, smoking a cigar, and listening to music.

It’s what I do-this time my girlfriend was with me though. The music wasn’t loud, it never is. Then we hear someone yelling at us.

Karen was back.

God damn.

(more…)

Read More

3 Tips For Black Parents To Manage Racism At Home, By Dr. Nekeshia Hammond

Like many of you parents out there, since COVID-19 hit I’ve been trying to get and keep my mind right. I decided I would look for opportunities within the COVID crisis to shoot my shot and interview people like Mark Cuban and Seth Godin.

But then George Floyd happened and I’ve been crying a lot lately and I know a lot of you out there aren’t doing ok.

I reached out to renowned psychologist, Dr. Nekeshia Hammond to get some tips about what Black parents can do to manage racism for themselves and their children.

(more…)

Read More