Michael Chaney (Activist/Founder of Sweaty Pi) & Dian Chaman (Director Of Climate & Resiliency).
Marley James (Reviving Roots Therapy & Wellness), Tasha Harris (Co-owner of Kobi Co), Ashlee Wisdome (Health In Her Hue), Camille Cyprian (Penumbra Center For Racial Healing), Kelly Shay (Harmonious World).
Alexis Yeboah (Minnesota Together), Pleasant Radford JR. (Health Equity Officer at UCARE), Solome Tibebu (Going Digital Behavioral Health Tech).
Todd Barnes (Equity News Network), Tabota Seyon (Infused Life Plant Based Emporium), Sam Nadeli (Gravity Consulting Co.), Houston White (The Get Down Coffee Co.).
At Planet AFROPUNK Live: Minneapolis, AFROPUNK in partnership with Target and its Black Beyond Measure platform presented Solution Sessions–a series of conversations discussing the issues that work toward elevating the status and influence of the Black community as a whole. Black Beyond Measure is Target’s always-on platform that uplifts and shares Black creator and founder stories, showcasing Black intersectionality and joy and making it easy to buy Black year-round.
Hosted by entrepreneur artist Lewiee Blaze alongside veteran AFROPUNKer and podcaster Bridget Todd as the moderator, watch thought-provoking conversations covering a range of topics such as Uplifting our Communities through Arts Education, Activism Through Art, Black Faces in Outdoor Spaces, Prioritizing Self Care, Mental Health, and examine how to rebuild local communities through Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurship by “Buying The Block’ to circulate and keep the Black dollar in our communities.