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Black America Cares - Nonprofit Showcase Podcast

Oct 18, 2021

In 2017 at age 27, Azurae was 5 months pregnant with a 10-month-old baby when she became a widow. Realizing there was a niche for young, Black widows and widowers who were underserved, she started a new 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2020.

​Young, Black & Widowed Inc. is a progressive nonprofit, plus podcast, which connects...

Sep 29, 2021

Ep. #48 - Adrian Devezin is the Founder and Executive Director of Empowr. Through Empowr he creates a school-to-career pipeline for Black youth, by teaching in-demand and high-paying tech career skills, which helps to build Black wealth and uplift the Black community.

Empowr is looking for volunteers! Through this...

Sep 20, 2021

Ep. #47 – Proactive Patient Advocacy, Inc.’s (PPA) main focus is the senior community at large. Oftentimes, seniors may feel they are overlooked, misunderstood, and are not being heard. PPA is here to fill that gap. While seniors are their main focus, they will assist anyone in the community that needs their help...

Sep 15, 2021

Ep. #46 – Young Men of Distinction is a mentorship organization for elementary through high school young men to prepare them for life after high school. Their motto is “Helping to Create Generational Wealth & Empowerment


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Jul 21, 2021

Ep. #45 - Mississippi Center for Re-Entry (MS Reentry), formerly known as Mississippi Justice Center; was founded by Cynetra Freeman, who faced a 3 year minimum mandatory sentence for Trafficking Heron (Heroin) in 2010. While incarcerated, she helped her public defender fight her case and on top of that, she lost...