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Interview with Author Sola Togun-Butler  

Sola Togun-Butler is an Assistant Professor in the Human Services Department at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn, NY. She is also a licensed clinical social worker in the state of New York and Ohio. She has been in the field of social work for over 15 years and has experience in mental health services, medical social work, substance abuse, foster care, gerontology and foster care prevention. She is actively involved in mission work in developing countries, and established the Victoria Ibironke Togun Scholarship fund to provide educational opportunities to young girls in developing countries. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brooklyn College, a Master’s degree in Social Work from Silberman School of Social Work and a PhD in Education from Northcentral University. 

She immigrated to the United States with her immediate family in 1988. The book “Where Do You Keep The Lions? An African Girl’s First Day of School in America is loosely based on her own experience as a young African immigrant attending an American school for the first time. She was confronted with many stereotypes and negative comments about Africa. In addition to writing the book, she conducts free presentations entitled, “Challenging Myths about Africa” to show others a different perspective on the African continent. The book highlights the importance of cultural diversity and awareness by encouraging children to ask polite questions when curious about other cultures. 
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1098958993

Interview with Amervis López  


Amervis López is content with her life. She lives with her brother and grandmother in a twentieth-century community. She enjoys learning, partaking in authentic home cooked meals, playing at the park, going out with her grandmother, and being an inquisitive child who routinely explored her surroundings. When her grandmother dies, her life is turned upside down. Consequently, the perpetually abused and neglected at-risk youth is forced to navigate dangerous streets as she struggles to survive and cope with one loss after another. 

While she cared about her mother, the woman who gave birth to her felt like a stranger in her home. She spent most of her life moving from one row home to another. Armed with a masculine butch-like stature, Amervis’ mother was not a woman to be trifled with. When her Billy Boy persona took over, she brawled with the best of them, and many cowered at the mention of her name. 

Unfortunately, Amervis experienced the Billy Boy character firsthand when it spilled over into her own life. None of her mother’s personalities had any real interest in raising children, let alone the two she abandoned years earlier. Amervis commits the effort to gain acceptance into the city’s most esteemed public school. Yet, prior to her junior year, she inched closer toward the certainty that she would never make it to prom, let alone graduate. 

Her mother’s response to Amervis witnessing her use of crack crushes Amervis’ minuscule sense of self-worth and security, triggering behaviors completely out of line with who she was at her core and had envisioned herself becoming. Without support, fear consumed Amervis’ thoughts. It was relentless in its pursuit and dogged in its determination to devour any optimistic beliefs of moving beyond the arid terrain of the brutal Badlands. 

As she confronts one impediment after the next, she makes choices that cause her situation to become progressively worse. While Amervis fought for her sanity and freedom, she fixated on dropping out of Central. Thoughts of failure permeated through the constructs of her mind and she blamed her environment and her mother for the limitations she’d encounter. 

Throughout her journey, Amervis starts to acknowledge that continuing to entertain distractions was never going to get her any further than where she remained in life. She eventually creates a strategy and character armor that shields her from giving in to the day-to-day pressures of living on a street corner. 

Business - https://amervis.com 
Personal - https://breakingbadlands.com 
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/amervis/

Interview with Recording Artist Sweet Randi Love 

https://www.sweetrandilove.com Sweet Randi Love (Ikette Extraordinaire) got her high energy, electricity, & showmanship training from the man who made the first rock and roll song ever, yes, Ike Turner himself, you remember rocket 88, it's in the Rock & Roll hall of Fame. So, with that being said, you know from her history she has definitely got what it takes to keep your attention, and take you to another level. She toured with the Ike Turner Revue as an Ikette and went from an amateur entertainer to a professional. She made her debut in the entertainment industry as an aspiring actress just out of college. Among her television credits are guest spots on "Doctor-Doctor" & "Kelly -vs. - Kelly" with ABC. She has also been featured in films such as: Lambada, Dolemite 2000 (Rudy Ray Moore) & Heat on the Delta (Kris Lamans). She played lead in many plays to include: Primary Colors, To Be Young, Gifted and Black, A Raisin In the Sun, Glasshouse (David McKnight), and the Gospel Musical Play "Blood Brothers," just to name a few. Although Sweet Randi was raised in the church and had a strong Gospel Music background, she did not professionally pursue her musical talents until her successful appearance in the musical about Sam Cook entitled "Inquest," (Jerry Jones, LaWanda Page) at the Ebony Showcase Theatre. She toured the US, Europe, & Japan. She then continued and made appearance performances in the club scene around Los Angeles, San Bernardino & Riverside Counties. She also made appearances in Palm Springs and Several Casino's in Las Vegas. Her recording credits and appearance performances with greats to include: Rick James, James Brown, Gladys Horton of the Marvelettes, Luther Ingram, and Kris Lamans of the Platters. They also include performances with bands and groups such as: The Time, The Gap Band, Lakeside, Rolls Royce, and Mary Jane Girls to name a few. Past credits also include touring and recording with legends to include: Ike Turner, BB King, Solomon Burke, and Gospel Music Pioneer Andrae Crouch. You can definitely experience the ride of your life at her shows. Full of high energy, and grit. There is no doubt that she was trained by the extraordinary legend maker Ike Turner. So if you are a Tina Turner Fan, You will definitely love this show. They both come from the same place! The Universe is now in alignment for the extraordinary talents of Sweet Randi Love and she has only begun to realize her full potential. As an all around entertainer, and anointed minister, her gifted talent and infectious enthusiasm is reflected in her work

Yaya Diamond interviews Q the Music 

Michael Trucks aka Q the Music is a songwriter/performer, a so called vibe artist, that blends light and Dark experiences with his music to tell stories. He's also serving in the military so he uses his world traveling to better his view of the world. Mine is a song about meeting a special person who wants a new vibe in their life and Q brings them into his world 

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Yaya Diamond interviews Felicia Owens   

 

 

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Yaya Diamond interviews Charles D. Clark of Empire 

Charles D. Clark is a SAG-AFTRA award winning actor known for his bad boy role as one of Shine main Goon enforcers on Fox hit show Empire and hardcore detective roles on Investigation Discovery along with TV One. In addition Charles is a multi award winning speaker , public figure , youth mentor and social justice advocate . Charles D. Clark testimony has impacted and change thousands of people worldwide.

When you know it's not enough  

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Michelle Areaux (A-rue) is a young adult fiction writer whos  works include historical thrillers that brings readers back to the world of the paranormal with a new twist. https://www.shadyoaksbooks.com/ And all social media under the Michelle Areaux. 

Charu has been playing the piano since the age of five, and performing since the age of nine. She won an international piano competition at the age of 15. Their debut album, “Lollipops for Breakfast," launched in November, with original music composed by Suri, and won a Global Music Award. https://open.spotify.com/artist/74kDoHOU6cjB6MFeCDsoZX#_=_  Insta: CharuSurimusic 

In this SECOND EDITION of her book, Dawn A. Witte weaves a beautiful tapestry of words to live by and reminds us we never know the impact our words can have on someone else. We all have the power to make someone's day a little brighter or a little worse. https://www.amazon.com/Be-Collection-Friends-Kindness-Evolution/dp/1732037205/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=dawn+witte+be&qid=1552587690&s=gateway&sr=8-1-spell

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Yaya Diamond interviews Randy Zak  

 

Hear What Randi Zuckerberg, Former Facebook Marketing Manager & 
Sister of Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, Had To Say About 
​Randy Zak! 

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The Big Lies Internet Marketers/Gurus Tell You In Order For Them To Charge You thousands Of dollars For Their Training's.  These are nothing but false beliefs they try to implant in your minds.  I'll break them down for you:      

  1: They say you need an email list, sales funnels, landing pages, tracking and conversion tools, and spend money on ads, PPC, Facebook etc...  

  My Answer: You don't need any of that in order to build a highly successful business and brand. In fact i'll show you how to do it without spending any out  of pocket money on advertising. That's right! FREE... and fast all within 90 days or less! 
  
I'll show you how How to get $3 million dollars’ worth of Free Marketing/Advertising or more. 

  2: They say you need to be great at copy writing and sales. 
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  My Answer: No you don't, This is another false belief. They just want to keep up-selling you on services you don't need. Shame on those internet marketers and gurus. 
  
  3: They say you need the mindset of the super wealthy and a top business mentor that you should pay thousands of your hard earned $$$ to in order to make it big and live the american dream. 
  
  My Answer:  Again i say, NO NO NO! You don't need to adopt any wealthy persons mindset, you have all you need to succeed within yourself. Once anyone succeeds, you become confident, you naturally manifest a powerful mindset, you become unstoppable with your visions and dreams. You are your own best mentor, no need to spend thousands on those fake gurus/marketers. And that's why i came out with a solution to help you for less than $100. Yes! I'm the only one whose giving back in a huge way to help you, because i'm tired of those in my industry ripping people off and not really helping the ones who really need it the most, the masses. I'll teach you how to use traditional media to get everything you want using TV, Radio, Magazines & Newspapers without spending any out of pocket money like you would on internet ads. 

Keys To Your Kingdom LLC is the brainchild of Founder Randy Zak, a Seasoned Marketer, Speaker, Author, Investor, Tech developer, Entrepreneur in his own right. and known as the "World's #1 Marketing & Celebrity Status Branding Coach".  
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He created this to give the masses an edge up and be able to make their dreams and visions a reality without spending out of pocket money on marketing & advertising. 
  
Mr. Zak’s journey began with the building of his own marketing company, where he gained frontline experience working with small business owners and entrepreneurs. 
  
He provided a variety of services designed to help these small business owners to increase traffic and sales via client-specific internet marketing strategies, and didn’t take long to show noticeable results and help them thrive. 
  
He also spent a great deal of time traveling around the US to do private business coaching sessions and to hold speaking engagements, while also still finding time to author his own book called “Keys To Your Kingdom”. 
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These experiences allowed Mr. Zak to put together a versatile business skill set -but they also uncovered quite a gap in the entrepreneurial market. He quickly came to realize that an affordable, engaging solution that appealed to the masses -even the youngest, most cash-strapped entrepreneurs -was missing on the market. 
  
Being a Publicity enthusiast as well, he then went on a selfless quest to solve this issue using Traditional Media as a main marketing tool, in a way that could educate and help business hopefuls build their brands with celebrity status and sky rocket their profits almost instantly, within 90 days or less. 
  
As the founder of Keys To Your Kingdom LLC, Mr. Zak has a goal to transform as many lives as possible, to create a movement for those who he trains, he calls this movement “Our Movement”.  
  
This is bigger than all of us, the bigger picture is to make a great change in the world not just human needs. He can’t do this all by himself, he needs all of you to join forces with him and make this change together so we can transform this planet we live on to a better place for all of us who exist now and for the future newborns. “ We must think generations & light years ahead” He says.​