Flat Out with Willie Moore, Jr.

March 21, 2018

St. Louis stand up! The Cool Soror Podcast welcomes nationally radio talk show host, Willie Moore Jr. A Cool Bruh of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. this St. Louis native is igniting the airwaves and changing lives every single day.

Willie Moore Jr. Is Today's Voice of Inspiration! He ignites the hearts and minds of listeners and viewers worldwide.

As the Nationally Syndicated host of “The Willie Moore Jr. Show” on radio, “Flatout TV” on cable networks, and the Young, Fly, and Saved movement via social media outlets like YouTube, Willie uses his special brand of humor and practical solutions coupled with biblical wisdom to unite families and communities everywhere.

Willie is a master communicator that is connecting the world through his multiple talents and media outlets. An advocate for adoption, his passion lies deeply for the thousands of children who need loving homes, similar to the home that housed his parents. These same parents adopted him when Willie was just three months old. Now he is on a mission so that every child can experience the joy he experienced in his upbringing.

Willie is a special individual and is making an indelible mark in our world, “flat out!”

Social Media:

IG: @williemoorejrlive
FB: The Willie Moore Jr. Show

Slam For The Win with Dr. Lonnie J. White III

March 20, 2018

We are happy to be joined by Dr. Lonnie J. White III. A Cool Bruh of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc, this ultimate educator is making some tremendous waves in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Lonnie J. White was recently named the new principal of SLAM Atlanta!

With 25 years of experience, he has held most roles in the educational system ranging from a teacher’s assistant to principal. Dr. White’s love of education and teaching bloomed while at Albany State University, where he was working toward his B.S. in Middle Grades Education. Throughout the past two decades, he has achieved only excellence in every school he has been employed, receiving awards such as the Coca-Cola Educator of the year and National Life Group – Life Changer of the Year. He has also received over 30 certifications covering all areas of education and has been given many honors including several teacher and principal of the year awards. Dr. White has a long history of generating success for the schools in which he has served in both academics and athletics.

When Dr. White is not working you can find him with his wife and two daughters or participating in several professional community organizations. In his spare time he is a proud member of various brotherhoods and associations, an active participant of the March of Dimes charity and a coach for his Running Panthers Track Club.

Dr. White is known for being a change-maker and we are certain he will do just that at the helm of this innovative new school. That is why we know with his latest venture of affording innovative education to the children of Atlanta, it goes without saying: “Slam For The Win!”


Go Get H.E.R.S. with Ivy Box

March 14, 2018

The Cool Soror Podcast welcomes a Cool Soror of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. IVY BOX is a Certified Go Get H.E.R.S .® who merges business, marketing, multimedia, entertainment, and philanthropy with purpose. A native of Ft. Myers, Florida, Ivy Box is a first-generation, Haitian-American, who first received national attention as the ‘Quiet Storm’ castmate on BET's hit reality TV series College Hill: Interns. During her time with BET she was chosen to manage her own popular blog on BET.com where she honed in on her captivating writing skills.

Ivy has years of experience working in the corporate, entertainment, and philanthropic industries and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing, a Master’s Degree in Internet Marketing, and a Master’s Certificate in Negotiation Essentials. After graduation from the University of South Florida in 2005, Ivy’s tenacious spirit afforded her an opportunity as the Marketing Manager which quickly led to CMO for Beyond The box Unlimited.

She currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Voice T.H.E. Movement, Inc. ( VTM ), a registered 501c3 non-profit organization that she founded. VTM hosts annual empowerment workshop that impacts over 500 disadvantaged middle and high school boys & girls and has garnished the support of over 200 adult volunteers and community organizations.

Ivy Box is the proud author of the highly anticipated book, The 365 Go Get H.E.R.S.® Guide and believes that the sky is not the limit but only the beginning! The 365 Go Get H.E.R.S. Guide presents a comprehensive roadmap that delivers the tools necessary to establish and maintain a stable foundation, clear vision, self-empowerment, and maximum results through the culmination of happiness, education, respect and success.

Social Media:
@MsIvyBox on Instagram, MsIvyBox on Twitter, MsIvyBox on Facebook, http://www.snapchat.com/MsIvyBoxSnapchat, Pinterest. @IvyBox on Youtube & Google +
Website: www.MsIvyBox.com

The Urban Intellectual with Chase Harris

March 12, 2018

We love it when we feature the Cool Bruhs on The Cool Soror Podcast! Today we are joined by Chase Harris, a dedicated member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. In this stimulating and raw conversation, Chase reminds us that we are exactly where we are because of what we think.

Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, this thirty-something year old entrepreneur, motivator, and speaker is an agent for change. Having been frustrated with the educational system and how it purposefully leaves out our importance to culture and history, he teamed up Urban Intellectuals to fix this problem.

Chase graduated from Southern Illinois Univ. Carbondale with a B.S. in Finance. He furthered his education by completing his M.B.A. in Finance from Colorado Technical University.

Today, when he is not creating, he speaks at conferences/churches and gives lectures to high school/university students nationwide, on the topics of investing, living vs. existing, history, culture and the importance of helping others in our community.

Social Media:
IG:urban intellectuals TW: urban intellectuals FB: @urbanintellectuals

Believe Bigger with Marshawn Evans Daniels

March 7, 2018

We are ecstatic about this Cool Soror. Marshawn Evans Daniels, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is what you call a true “go-getter!” She is a Reinvention Strategist, Influence Expert and Best-Selling Author known as The Godfidence® Coach. A master in teaching the art of manifestation, this former Sports Attorney, Miss America Finalist and Donald Trump Apprentice, left her full-time job as a stuffy big-firm lawyer and turned her passion for people into a million-dollar enterprise just a few years ago. She helps women to Believe Bigger, Live Bigger and Profit Bigger so that they can ultimately Give Bigger.

As the Chairwoman of the Godfidence Institute & Business School, her firm's courses, events, and results- based coaching programs equip influencers and entrepreneurs to monetize and market their message to the massess. Her signature programs include the Speak for Pay® Bootcamp, Brand Class, Attract Sponsors, Find Your Purpose, and The Godfidence Women's Summit.

Featured regularly on CNN, Fox Business, and ESPN, her client roster includes HP, Home Depot, Ernst & Young, Delta, Tiffany & Co., Nike, Rolls Royce and NFL & NBA Athletes. She previously founded and led EDGE 3M Sports & Entertainment (one of the fastest growing, women-owned sports agencies in the country) and Executive Produced The Caring EDGE Awards honoring the charitable endeavors of pro athletes and entertainers.

Marshawn’s first best-selling book, SKIRTS in the Boardroom, is published by Wiley, the largest business book publisher in the world. It was the first time Wiley published a business book with an African- American female under the age of thirty! Her new book Believe Bigger with Simon & Schuster teaches the 5 Keys to SHIFTING into Your Life Purpose.

Join the purpose movement at www.Marshawn.com.

Will Power with Will Packer

March 5, 2018

You will be intrigued by the latest edition of The Cool Soror Podcast and our Cool Bruh Feature with Will Packer. A dedicated member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., this St. Petersburg, Florida native is and has been making major moves in Hollywood and beyond.

He is the Founder and CEO of Will Packer Media, a first-of-its-kind media company, producing episodic scripted and unscripted series across television and digital platforms, compelling content for brand clients, and its own operated platforms.

Prior to founding Will Packer Media, the Emmy® nominated Producer established himself as one of Hollywood’s blockbuster hit makers with nine of his films opening number one at the box office. In 2013, Packer signed first-look production deals with Universal Pictures and Universal Television. Under both deals, he develops new projects for the studios under his Will Packer Productions banner. Packer’s number one films include Ride Along 2 (2016), No Good Deed (2014), Think Like A Man Too (2014), Ride Along (2014), Think Like A Man (2012), Takers (2010), Obsessed (2008) and Stomp The Yard (2007).

Packer’s latest number one comedy, Girls Trip, debuted in theaters on July 21, 2017. It was the best start for an R-rated comedy in two years, and the largest opening Live Action Comedy of 2017, earning over $100 Million at the Box Office. It was the first film to do so produced, directed, written by, and starring African Americans. In August 2015, he served as an executive producer on Straight Outta Compton, a biopic of the rap group N.W.A, that opened number one at the box office, grossed an astounding $201 million, became the biggest ever August debut for an R-rated movie and the best opening weekend for a music biopic—EVER.

His most successful film to date is Universal’s Ride Along, starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, that opened number one at the box office in 2014 with record-breaking receipts totaling $48.6 million during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend opening of the film, making it one of the biggest January opening box office tallies of all time. The film also went on to be number one at the box office for three consecutive weeks and grossed over $154 million worldwide. Ride Along 2 debuted in theaters on January 15, 2016 unseating Star Wars: The Force Awakens from the number one slot.

In August 2015, Think Like A Man, the film adaptation of Steve Harvey’s bestselling book, ‘Act Like A Lady, Think Like a Man’ grossed over $96 million worldwide and won the 2013 BET Award for Best Movie. Stomp The Yard held at number one for two weekends and received the 2007 Movie of the Year honors from the BET Hip Hop Awards while Obsessed, featuring mega-star Beyoncé, was Screen Gems’ third highest opening in company history when it debuted. Packer also enjoyed the success of his holiday film This Christmas (2007) which grossed nearly $50 million worldwide as well as About Last Night (2014) that hit theaters during Valentine’s Day weekend and opened as the #1 romantic comedy in America. His film The Wedding Ringer, starring Hart and Josh Gad, holds the world record as the number one R-rated comedy opening in January. Most recently, his second holiday film; Almost Christmas, opened as the #1 comedy in America. Collectively, Will Packer’s films have grossed over $900 million.

With television and new media under his belt as well, he truly understands that it takes more than luck to accomplish any of this. It takes God’s blessings and a whole bunch of “WILL POWER.” Will Packer is that personified.

Social Media:
IG: @willpowerpacker

Intrinsic Reward with Tasia Grant

February 26, 2018

The Cool Soror Podcast welcomes Tasia Grant. A Cool Soror of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., this Washington D.C. native has a passion for the art of acting. Her love for acting started at age 7 with the Children's Urban-Arts Ensemble (CUE) community theatre group in Washington, DC and continued through college, but she eventually began a corporate career. About 12 years ago, she returned to her passion. With theatre being her foundation and first love, she returned to the stage in The Renaissance Project Theatre productions of A Raisin in the Sun, in the role of “Ruth Younger” and in Steel Magnolias, as “M’Lynn”, and as "Annie Sullivan" in The Miracle Worker, to name a few.

She eventually transitioned into film and television earning roles in films like Tyler Perry’s “Meet the Browns” and “Single Moms Club”, a supporting role in TVOne’s "Skinned", directed by LisaRaye McCoy and and a leading role in TVOne original film “Definitely Divorcing, alongside Columbus Short, Robin Givens, Golden Brooks, and other amazing actors. Some of her TV work includes House of Cards, The Vampire Diaries, TheQuad, Mann & Wife, Finding Carter, and she is currently in her third season of Saints and Sinners, in the recurring role of Samantha Pearson. Look for her in the upcoming films " The Bargain" and "Shades of Attraction " as well the web series "Thick Skin" as abusive mother, "Naomi".

She taught acting classes to young children at Terri Vaughn’s “The Green Room” and to beginner/intermediate adults at The Alchemy of Acting, as well as previously conducting workshops entitled “Getting Your Kids in the Biz”, helping parents and children navigate through the process of getting started in the acting business. She attributes her success in this journey to God's favor, an incomparable support system, hard work, training, focus and to enjoying and appreciating every ounce of this experience as an actor... the good, the bad and the ugly. But acting has always given her an “Intrinsic Reward.”

Social Media:
FB – Tasia Grant, IG – tasiagrantactress, Twitter – tasiagrant
Website: www.imdb.me/tasiagrant

Stewardship. Ownership. Legacy. with Shawn Rochester

February 21, 2018

Financial Guru & Good Steward® Coach Shawn D Rochester is the CEO of Good Steward and a financial mentor and strategist to individuals and families striving to become legacy creators…those looking to become a Good Steward of their resources and put themselves in a position to leave an inheritance for their children’s children. Shawn teaches through Good Steward that having a strong personal financial management foundation is a critical component for developing strong families, communities and global competitiveness.

Just a few years ago he transitioned from his esteemed full-time job as a seasoned corporate development and strategy executive within the private, public and nonprofit sectors, and turned his passion for people into a thriving enterprise as a speaker, financial coach and entrepreneur becoming CEO of Good Steward LLC. Now through Good Steward University®, he provides education, strategy, resources, and coaching to help individuals and families develop the wisdom, knowledge, and understanding necessary to: increase household cash flow to dramatically increase savings/investments, eliminate debt and seed into the Kingdom.

His nationally acclaimed financial course The Good Steward Financial Empowerment Series, which is the foundation of his coaching program, is taught online through Good Steward University and in churches, empowerment conferences, and through groups. The sought after course combines bible based truths on money and stewardship while also addressing cultural concerns of African Americans examining Shawn’s extensive and life-changing research on what he calls the “The Black Tax”®.

Shawn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Rochester, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Chicago Booth School of Business with a focus on Accounting, Finance & Entrepreneurship. He lives in Southbury CT with his wife and two children.

Order his new book “The Black Tax” at www.theblacktaxed.com and find out more about his mission at www.GoodStewardLiving.com.

Don’t Believe In Limits with Wendell Cole

February 19, 2018

Today we are joined by Wendell Cole, A Cool Bruh of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. This Brooklyn, New York native, by way of Marietta, Georgia is a 4th year medical student at Morehouse School of Medicine. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Georgia State University at 20-years-old.

He has always had an avid interest in medicine, sports and entrepreneurship. With a history of starting businesses, he kicked off his first startup during the early part of medical school. Since then, he has ventured into many different fields including network marketing and real estate.

His passion is seeking knowledge and giving back to the community. His current projects include his podcast- Convos With Cole, where he interviews guests from varied backgrounds. He has hopes to have a career in Orthopaedic Surgery and will soon be working on another project related to Orhopaedic Surgery education.

Wendell Cole already has a lot on his plate, but that has never stopped him and probably never will. As he stated firmly, “I don’t believe in limits.”

You will certainly understand why.

Social Media:
IG: IamDrCole / TW: IamDrCole / FB: @IamDrCole

Love Lessons with Rashan Ali and Brian Smith

February 14, 2018

Our host, Rashan Ali shares lessons she and her husband have learned during their 15 years of marriage. This funny, intimate and witty conversation showcases the vulnerability of love.