The Ashe Academy Inspire Uplift Engage Podcast Black ≠ PoC

episode 3: black ≠ poc

the ashe academy’s inspire. uplift. engage. podcast




should we distinguish black issues from the

people of color (poc) umbrella?

black ≠ poc

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About the Panelists

Our Black ≠ PoC discussion featured Kearah-Armonie, Founder & Curator of 28 Shades of Black Magic, an annual Black History Month photo series celebrating young, Black creatives and entrepreneurs for each day of February, and the IG Live interview series “BLACK AND ALIVE” which is being posted on youtube
 Zach Elyshevitz, an elementary school music teacher in Harlem. He has just completed his fifth year of teaching and is working towards his Master’s degree in Special Education.
Chris Fuller is a Marketing Specialist. Additionally, he is co-owner of Dreams To Reality (DTR) Management. DTR is a new startup Entertainment and Management Company. Also, he is a co-host of the Mazel Talks Podcast, available on all platforms. Dr. Heather Sanders from Nashville, TN has a doctorate with research including anti-Black structural violence in historically Black institutions. She’s an educator, consultant, and author. Tajh Danielle Sutton is a mother of two, community organizer, content creator, and arts educator based in Brooklyn, NY. She recently completed the innovative cultural arts fellowship with the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and serves as the Program Manager for Teens Take Charge, a youth-led advocacy organization as well as the President of the Community Education Council in District 14. And finally, we had Ed Garnes, the founder of From Afros to Shelltoes.


Hosted by Samuel J. Ashe II, MBA





Zach Elyshevitz


Chris Fuller Mazel Talks

Chris Fuller


Dr. Heather Sanders A Sanders Company

Dr. Heather Sanders


Tajh Danielle Sutton 

Tajh Danielle Sutton


Ed Garnes From Afros to Shelltoes 

Ed Garnes