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Business Women of the African Diaspora on #BlackWallStreetToday with Blair Durham, Eunice Cofie-Obeng, and Abena Aforo

podcast October 18, 2020


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“Growing up, I was made to feel like I was not beautiful because of my  dark skin color and tightly coiled hair. I was often picked on by my  peers. I remember crying endlessly as I was being called names like  “black”, “African booty scratcher”, or “nappy head”.  The bullying did  not just stop at words but it became physical. Girls would take turns  pulling on my hair. I even remember one guy spitting on my hair. The  constant teasing and bullying damaged my self-esteem”. – Eunice Cofie-Obeng

On this episode of Black Wall Street Today, Blair Durham chats it up with two business women that blew her mind. Enjoy fashion designer Abena Aforo https://abenaaforo.com   info@abenaaforo.com  and Eunice Cofie-Obeng from https://www.nuekie.com who is making great strides in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical  industries. She is the President and Chief Cosmetic Chemist of Nuekie –  an innovative health and beauty company for people of color. 

The Black Wall Street Today radio show is hosted by Virginia Tech alumnae Blair Durham, co-founder and co-President of Black BRAND, and occurs live in the studios of the historic and prestigious HBCU Hampton University. The Black Wall Street Podcast is produced by Hampton University alumnae Seko Varner, from Positive Vibes Inc., using selected audio from the radio show and other Black BRAND events.

Black BRAND is a 501(c)(3) organization that stands for Business Research Analytics Networking and Development. Black Brand’s mission is to promote group economics through professional development and community empowerment. Coming on the heels of many tragic events our community has faced nationwide, we seek to unify the black dollar by providing financial literacy, entrepreneurship training, and networking resources. http://blackbrand.biz/

All music by #GrandpaCrunk – Jazzy Version of Shimmy Shimmy Ya – Jashsaun Peele and Grandpa Crunk (used by license).

https://youtu.be/tp25ToCluBIYouTube video

https://grandpacrunk.bandcamp.com/album/saxy-magnolia-feat-jashsaun-peele Buy the song!

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07DYSSL2T/ref=dm_ws_tlw_trk4 

Black Wall Street Today! @bwstoday + @blackwallstreettoday. Black Wall Street Today is the media hub for all things black entrepreneurship, including relevant news, politics, and events. Black Wall Street Today is the media outlet for Black BRAND. B

m.me/blackwallstreettoday + info@blackbrand.biz + http://Blackbrand.biz + (757) 541-2680

Instagram: www.instagram.com/blackbrandbiz/ + Facebook: www.facebook.com/blackbrandbiz/

Produced by Hampton University alumnae Seko Varner (@DjSekoVarner) for Positive Vibes Inc. Info@positiveVibes.net & http://www.PositiveVibes.net  & (757) 932-0177

This episode is sponsored by
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