• Unspoken

    Roses: Living Legends Trailer

    We interviewed six Cleveland movers and shakers aged 70 and up to capture their wisdom, experiences and to give them their roses while they are here.

    As black stories began to emerge from the closets, stories like Manhattan Beach in California, Wilmington, South Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is important that our generation gathers historical accounts from black voices. This series will pay homage to these individuals that have paved the way and give them their roses while they are here.

Roses: Living Legends featuring Marsha Mockabee

In this episode, we talk to Marsha Mockabee who is celebrated as a turnaround strategist. Mockabee has dedicated her life and career to empowering African Americans.

As black stories began to emerge from the closets, stories like Manhattan Beach in California, Wilmington, South Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is important that our generation gathers historical accounts from black voices. This series will pay homage to these individuals that have paved the way and give them their roses while they are here.

Roses: Living Legends featuring Charles See

Charles See is a Cleveland Legend for being a lifetime advocate of re-entry. Mr. See's career was dedicated to giving positive second chances to people who have been through the criminal justice system.

As black stories began to emerge from the closets, stories like Manhattan Beach in California, Wilmington, South Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is important that our generation gathers historical accounts from black voices. This series will pay homage to these individuals that have paved the way and give them their roses while they are here.

Roses: Living Legends featuring the Honorable Ellen Connally

The Honorable Ellen Connally is a lifelong resident of Cleveland, and Ohio's first African American female elected judge. Judge Connally is a living legend for countless reasons. 

As black stories began to emerge from the closets, stories like Manhattan Beach in California, Wilmington, South Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is important that our generation gathers historical accounts from black voices. This series will pay homage to these individuals that have paved the way and give them their roses while they are here.

Roses: Living Legends featuring Mansfield Frazier

In this episode, Mansfield Frazier talks about his experiences as a Cleveland native. He shares his perspective on historical milestones and Black life. Mansfield's legacy is interwoven in creating the country’s first inner-city vineyard and being a reentry advocate.

As black stories began to emerge from the closets, stories like Manhattan Beach in California, Wilmington, South Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is important that our generation gathers historical accounts from black voices. This series will pay homage to these individuals that have paved the way and give them their roses while they are here.

Roses: Living Legends featuring Alexandria Boone

Alexandria Boone tells us about her experiences that led her to becoming a nationally recognized businesswoman and activist. Ms. Boone tells us about what anchored her down to Cleveland and the lessons she wants to share. 

As black stories began to emerge from the closets, stories like Manhattan Beach in California, Wilmington, South Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is important that our generation gathers historical accounts from black voices. This series will pay homage to these individuals that have paved the way and give them their roses while they are here.

Roses: Living Legends featuring Dick Peery

Mr. Peery has been at the forefront of stories as a journalist who provided a different perspective on current events through decades.

As black stories began to emerge from the closets, stories like Manhattan Beach in California, Wilmington, South Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is important that our generation gathers historical accounts from black voices. This series will pay homage to these individuals that have paved the way and give them their roses while they are here.

Unspoken with Dr. Cassi Pittman-Claytor

Here is our live interview with Author of Black Privilege: Modern middle-class blacks with credentials and cash to spend.

Unspoken Impact Series: Episode 4

Episode 4 is the finale of our Impact Series. In this episode, our 10 entrepreneurs talk about the dismantling of the Black family and closing the wealth gap. They also give their opinions on breaking into industries that are not usually seen as inclusive to Black people. Finally, they give advice to allies and a final motivational message to their Brothers and Sisters.

Unspoken Impact Series: Episode 3

Episode 3 of our Impact Series had our entrepreneurs giving their opinions on how they think Black business can improve. They talk about why Black businesses are undervalued and potential areas of improvement. They also give their opinions on why another Tulsa or Rosewood has not emerged.

Unspoken Impact Series: Episode 2

In episode 2 of our Impact Series, our entrepreneurs give their opinions on systemic racism and institutions that want to be an ally to the black community. Touch Cleveland, a marketing and public relations firm decided to interview 10 of Cleveland's most prominent small business owners to capture their stories and experiences navigating institutional racism.

Unspoken Impact Series: Episode 1

This year (2020) has brought systemic racism to the forefront of all our lives. Touch Cleveland, a marketing and public relations firm decided to interview 10 of Cleveland's most prominent small business owners to capture their stories and experiences navigating institutional racism.

Unspoken: Black Entrepreneurship

In the second episode of Unspoken, we discuss black businesses. Why do black businesses continue to have bad reputations? Statistics indicate among the top reasons black businesses fail are because they lack professionalism and are hard to find.

Unspoken: Taxes and Accounting

In the first episode of Unspoken; we discuss Taxes and Accounting for entrepreneurs and small businesses