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Kala J talks with Myriam Jean Baptiste about LS Cream Liquor, the new Haitian brand of liquor she and her husband created, and the pushback they received from the liquor industry for being “too Black”.

Joseph Green, the owner of Affinity Confections, joins Solomon Jones, host of Wake Up With WURD to talk about his business. Iola Harper  also joins. She is the Senior Executive Vice President of The Enterprise Center. Drew Gardner, Assistant Vice President and Small Business Banker of Preferred and Small Business Banking at Bank of America. Bank of America is sponsoring this segment.

They talk to Solomon about team building concepts in the business world.

Akbar Hasan, a Personal Financial advisor counseling individuals and small businesses, joins Solomon Jones on Wake Up With WURD. Hasan has three decades of corporate finance experience in two of the world’s largest law firms. He unwraps the mystery of money offering practical, insightful, and easy to understand guidance

N’Namdee Nelson is the Executive Director of Rising Leaders Global which is a not for profit, community-based agency in Camden, New Jersey that provides a wide spectrum of services to teenagers and young adults. Nelson joins  Solomon Jones on Wake Up With WURD to discuss violence being on the rise in Camden, and about what his organization does for the community

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Heather Hiles

Heather Hiles is a technologist, serial entrepreneur and expert in workforce development. She brings a 30-year track record of creating and/or leading nonprofit and for-profit organizations, developing innovative solutions and forging partnerships. She founded or co-founded SFWorks, EARN, The Hiles Group, Pathbrite, Calbright College, Imminent Equity, and OHUB Future School.