Melanin Reads February Book Selection

WHEN: Sunday, February 28th | 4 PM | ZOOM Melanin Reads Monthly Book Club is an extension of The Connect 757. We support black and brown authors from various genres. We welcome traditional hard cover reading or streaming via audiobook. Bring any comments, questions, or lessons learned. We prepare questions in advance to assist with …

Meet the Bearded Businessmen for #BeardsANDBusiness

Beards and Business is created in partnership with The Connect 757 and Virginia Beard Festival to bring information to black men on how to successfully grow a business, network with other black professionals, and the motivation to go after your dreams of entrepreneurship. Our dynamic panel will discuss how to develop, brand, and grow your …

“Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter” is the Melanin Reads Book Club Selection for August

We are excited to jump into this months book, "Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter," by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. Don't be so quick to judge a book by it's cover. The author clearly explains the difference between "50 Cent" the Rapper and, "Curtis Jackson" the business man, and how this distinction has allowed him to be …