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RDU Blk Podcast

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The RDU Blk Podcast. Shining a spotlight on the black owned businesses of the Raleigh/Durham area lovingly known as “The Triangle.” Our listeners will experience what it truly takes to be a successful business owner and defy the odds as a business of color in North Carolina. The RDU Blk Podcast is here!

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The one about Remedy Insurance & Wealth Builders w/ Kenny Jones

RDU Blk PodcastJun 03, 2021

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The one about Remedy Insurance & Wealth Builders w/ Kenny Jones

The one about Remedy Insurance & Wealth Builders w/ Kenny Jones

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Kenny Jones owner of Remedy Insurance & Wealth Builders. If there's one the we need in life it's insurance. Car, health, home, life, business, apartment, etc. We all know it's stressful dealing with it but Kenny Jones makes it easy to understand and even easier to get.
Jun 03, 202101:01:13
The one about The Morning After Food Truck w/ Brandi Campbell & Dondre' Banks

The one about The Morning After Food Truck w/ Brandi Campbell & Dondre' Banks

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Brandi Campbell & Dondre' Banks owners of The Morning After food truck. We've all been there, you went out with the boys or ya girls, got lit, and woke up the next morning and everything was spinning lol. Brandi & Dondre' have your remedy. Their food truck has all of your favorite breakfast food remedies from The Painkiller, Walk of Shame, Still Clucked Up, and more. Listen to their story and bring your appetite, you will get hungry. 
May 27, 202143:11
The one about The Lounge & The Stadium Inc w/ Gerrikka & Terrance Bunche

The one about The Lounge & The Stadium Inc w/ Gerrikka & Terrance Bunche

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Gerrikka & Terrance Bunche owners of The Lounge Inc & The Stadium Inc. in Crabtree Valley Mall. These two business support other black owned business in a one stop shop. I mean shirts, shoes, jewelry for men and women. They support a total of 47 black owned business in the area, which is phenomenal. Listen to them from being fired and laid off to full time business owners.
May 06, 202101:04:31
The one about Nolia Market w/ Justin Minott

The one about Nolia Market w/ Justin Minott

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Justin Minott. Justin is the owner of Nolia Market, a wonderful coffee shop here in Durham. Justin will proudly tell you that he has learned more from failing as an entrepreneur than succeeding. You have to define your own level of success and not base it on what you seen on social media. There's nothing wrong with starting over as an entrepreneur, you gain more insight into what you need to do to become that best at what you do. 
Apr 29, 202101:13:57
The one about Vanguard Karate Club LLC w/ Gary Crawford

The one about Vanguard Karate Club LLC w/ Gary Crawford

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Gary Crawford, owner of Vanguard Karate Club. Gary Crawford isn't just the owner of the club he is also the sensei at the dojo. He takes pride in community as well as impacting the lives of each of his students from the youngest to oldest. He teaches discipline, faith, honor, family, in and out of the dojo. He truly does practice what he teaches. 
Apr 15, 202150:37
The one with DeVashi and Aisha

The one with DeVashi and Aisha

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha give you insight from their perspective as being black entrepreneurs. They cover everything from balancing your main job and you personal business, taking time to vacation, and most importantly integrity!!!
Apr 08, 202101:00:38
The one about Expressions in Rhythm Studio w/ Belinda Brown

The one about Expressions in Rhythm Studio w/ Belinda Brown

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Belinda Brown, owner of Expressions in Rhythm Studio. Expressions in Rhythm Studios is a black owned family business. They do more than just teach you to choreography, they teach you to the freedom expression through dance and music. You are family at Expressions in Rhythm Studios and family helps you grow on and off the stage. 
Apr 01, 202152:52
The one about Zweli's Kitchen & Catering w/ Zweli & Leonardo Williams

The one about Zweli's Kitchen & Catering w/ Zweli & Leonardo Williams

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Chef Zweli and her husband Leonardo Williams, owners of Zweli's Kitchen & Catering. Aside from being the first Zimbabwean restaurant in the United States these two have done so much for the community of Durham that its mind blowing. Listen to their story from humble beginnings to being as one of President Joe Biden's guest at the Democratic National Convention. 
Mar 25, 202101:04:26
The one about Catalyst Therapeutic Services w/ Dr. Erikka Dzirasa

The one about Catalyst Therapeutic Services w/ Dr. Erikka Dzirasa

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Dr. Erikka Dzirasa, owner of Catalyst Therapeutic Services. Dr. Dzirasa tells us the importance of mental health and ways to deal with it. We all go through things in life and sometimes finding someone to talk that knows how to deal with issues like anxiety, depression, etc. is a good way to cope. Mental health is something that effects all of us, and this episode will make it normal to talk about. 
Mar 18, 202101:17:03
The One About Ambition Life Co. w/ Nirrasha Williams

The One About Ambition Life Co. w/ Nirrasha Williams

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Nirrasha Williams, owner of Ambition Life Co. Listen as Nirrasha gives us insight into balancing the entrepreneurial lifestyle and the reason why there’s nothing wrong with saying “No!”.
Mar 11, 202146:21
#How Black Are Ya? w/ The Slim Creative

#How Black Are Ya? w/ The Slim Creative

Another episode of "#HowBlkAreYa?" - A game here at #RDUblkPodcast where we test the pop culture knowledge of our guests. So listen and see if they still have their card. Are you able to get the answers right?
Mar 06, 202104:01
The one about The Slim Creative w/J "Slim" Robertson

The one about The Slim Creative w/J "Slim" Robertson

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome J "Slim" Roberton, owner of The Slim Creative. Come listen to his story and experiences of what it truly takes to be a successful business owner. He shows just how he defies the odds as a business of color in the Raleigh/Durham area.
Mar 04, 202101:02:52
#How Black Are Ya? w/ Tiffany Elder

#How Black Are Ya? w/ Tiffany Elder

Get introduced to a new game entitled "#HowBlkAreYa?" - A game here at #RDUblkPodcast where we test the pop culture knowledge of our guests. So listen and see if they still have their card. Are you able to get the answers right?
Mar 01, 202104:58
The one about Paradigm Properties w/Tiffany Elder

The one about Paradigm Properties w/Tiffany Elder

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Tiffany Elder, owner of Coral Construction & Design & Paradigm Properties. Come listen to her story and experiences of what it truly takes to be a successful business owner. She shows just how she defies the odds as a business of color in the Raleigh/Durham area.
Feb 25, 202101:02:01
#HowBlackAreYa? w/Desmond Scott

#HowBlackAreYa? w/Desmond Scott

A new game entitled "#HowBlkAreYa?" - A game here at #RDUblkPodcast where we test the pop culture knowledge of our guests. So listen and see if they still have their card. Are you able to get the answers right?
Feb 19, 202107:44
The one about Prime Fitness Institute w/Desmond Scott

The one about Prime Fitness Institute w/Desmond Scott

In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Desmond Scott, owner of Durham’s, Prime Athletic Fitness & Training Institute. Come listen to his story and experiences of what it truly takes to be a successful business owner. He shows just how he defies the odds as a business of color in the Raleigh/Durham area.
Feb 18, 202101:02:00
#HowBlackAreYa? w/Joye Speight

#HowBlackAreYa? w/Joye Speight

Get introduced to a new game entitled "#HowBlkAreYa?" - A game here at #RDUblkPodcast where we test the pop culture knowledge of our guests. So listen and see if they still have their card. Are you able to get the answers right?
Feb 11, 202106:50
The one about Virtue Events, Inc w/Joye Speight

The one about Virtue Events, Inc w/Joye Speight

In the first interview from the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Highly sought after award winning event planner and designer, Joye Speight of Virtue Events, Inc. Come listen to her story and experience what it truly takes to be a successful business owner and defy the odds as a business of color in the Raleigh/Durham area.
Feb 11, 202157:08
The one about #RDUblkPodcast: The Launch

The one about #RDUblkPodcast: The Launch

The official launch of the #RDUblkPodcast. It's time to be introduced our team; DeVashi, Aisha & Christian. The RDUblk Podcast is an exclusive podcast that provides a platform for local businesses in Raleigh, Durham, and surrounding areas where guests can share how it really is to be in business for themselves. We keep it real on our show by allowing entrepreneurs to take us on a journey of how they manage their business, family, marriages, and personal lives all while staying ahead of the game.
Feb 11, 202113:49
RDUblk Podcast Intro

RDUblk Podcast Intro

Shining a spotlight on the black owned businesses of the Raleigh/Durham area lovingly known as “The Triangle.” Our listeners will experience what it truly takes to be a successful business owner and defy the odds as a business of color in North Carolina. The #RDUblkPodcast is here!
Feb 01, 202101:34