Tyler Perry Master Class
Tyler Perry dropped GEMS during his Entrepreneurship & Branding Master Class at National Association of Black Journalists annual convention in Detroit. He didn't come to talk about Madea. He came to teach Black Journalists about high risk endurance & emotional tolerance while building your brand. To be in the room was inspiring and uplifting to say this least. It was a pro Black speech focused on the souls of Black folks. I've created my own lane as a Freelance, International
Iyanla Fix My Life!
Iyanla Vanzant came to the National Association of Black Journalists Convention to help us fix our lives. Hosted by the lovely new NABJ Emerging Journalist of the year Natasha S. Alford, Iyanla spoke about the airing of "dirty laundry" versus facing the human condition. She advised us to be careful of our energy and who we let in. She encouraged us to have a daily spiritual practice and to create a vision for our lives so we aren't living at the whim of what shows up. Lastly,