Why Do You White Men Have So Much Cargo?
By: Prince Sefa-Boakye, Founder of What Are Black People Like.
“Why you White Men have so much cargo, and we New Guineans have so little?”
–Jared Diamond, quoting a New Guinean named Yali,
Sociologist and Author of Guns, Germs, and Steel
This question explains everything. It explains why I created this start-up company; why it is the premise to “What are Black People Like,” and why Race does matter. At first, I didn’t believe Race did Matter. But when I traveled and finally opened my eyes to the realities of this world, I changed my thought process.
Mohamed Al Bashiry (Coming Soon)
Prince Sefa-Boakye, Founder of What Are Black People Like
Prince Sefa-Boakye, is an international speaker, black entrepreneur, Suffolk law student and social media coach. His multimedia background ranges from broadcasting interviews with speakers like Drew Dudley and Dr. Cornel West to giving political commentaries on UR Business Network. His know-how on social media marketing and entrepreneurship has helped black entrepreneurs all-over the world establish their business and brand. His methods have helped Sharine Jones-Weaver publish her first autobiography book and establish her non-profit organization RAWR (Restoring A Woman’s Reverence).
His purpose behind his creation, What are Black People Like, is to prevent world citizens from making quick and broad generalizations of people from African Descent–while at the same time, give a platform for black entrepreneurs (around the globe) to expand their business. He believes that education and entrepreneurship is the key to restoring the rights and dignities of Black People everywhere.
Monique Belle, Administrator & Dubai Liaison
Monique Belle is CEO of Those Guys Events & Entertainment. Currently based in Dubai, Monique heads up a team of event creatives who produce live events across the UAE and Europe. Having spent over a decade in the events industry she has created events for brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, Puma and Diesel and worked with the likes of Run DMC, Afrika Bambaata, Black Coffee, Davido and Wiz Kid to name a few.
Monique also runs the successful clubbing brand #Afrocentric – a monthly Afro House and Afro Beat night celebrating our culture through music, people and fashion. (more…)
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