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The 2857 Podcast

25 EpisodesProduced by Kimberlee Gee & Dean McKinneyWebsite

This podcast is for the pupils and leaders of the economic empowerment movement. The hosts, Kimberlee and Dean, combine their years of experience in the business, policy, legal and creative industries to lift the curtain on the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship and dig deep on the tools nee… read more

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Protecting the Estate with Delania Barbee, Esq.

April 21st, 2021


According to some estimates, between 50-70% of African-Americans die intestate – i.e. without a will.  There’s a lot of misunderstanding about estate planning – especially in the black community.  Most people believe …

Respect the Opportunity (Delania Barbee, Esq.)

April 21st, 2021


Delania Barbee Esq, explains why it's important to see the opportunities that exist versus the obligations when it comes to estate planning.

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Underrated Assets in your Estate (Delania Barbbe, Esq.)

April 19th, 2021


Delania Barbee, Esq. joined us recently to discuss estate planning, the full episode will drop this Wednesday - April 21st.  As part of our …

High Income Parenting & The Business of Marriage

April 7th, 2021


The Business of Marriage

Marriage is big business in some social groups - LITERALLY!  Marriage for many is a way to attain, retain and increase …

My mother said...take it back!!!

March 26th, 2021


Kim shares a rather interesting story about her introduction into Stafford loans during undergrad.

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Student Loan Debt: The Newest Financial Crisis

March 24th, 2021


Everyone knows that student loan debt has been a hot button political and social issue for the last several years. President Joe Biden has …

Nyanza Shaw: I own it!

March 13th, 2021


Remember when your parents would tell you, "I pay the bills in this house".  Same rules apply when you head out to Hollywood.  

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Nyanza Shaw: Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights

March 12th, 2021


This is a 1 minute master class from Nyanza on the differences between patents trademarks, & copyrights.

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Nyanza Shaw, Esq: Breaking down the business of Hollywood Part II

March 10th, 2021


When Nick Cannon made a polarizing comment about the Jewish community in the summer of 2020, he had his show “Wildin’ Out” snatched from his hands …

Nyanza Shaw: First things first (Trailer #2)

March 7th, 2021


Before you can worry about the value of your projects, you've got to ensure that you own it.

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Nyanza Shaw: The Myth about Partnerships

March 5th, 2021


Next week - Nyanza Shaw, Esq. owner & managing attorney for Shaw Esquire joins us to pull back the curtain on creative rights, ownership and …

Jarvis George: Keys Open Doors

March 1st, 2021


Another gem from Jarvis for future screen and film writers.

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Jarvis George: Breaking down the business of Hollywood

February 25th, 2021


Tune in to the first of a two part series regarding creative ownership. The first part of the series will be about creative rights from a creative’s perspective - Jarvis George has been a working actor for more than two …

Jarvis George: Big Tech & Hollywood

February 25th, 2021


Jarvis gives us some insight on what's driving the diversity behind the camera when it comes to your favorite streaming platforms.

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Jarvis George - Industry Rule #4080

February 19th, 2021


Turns out the record company people aren't the only ones who are shady.  Which means you still need to watch your back.

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Jarvis George: How to find representation

February 17th, 2021


Where do you start when you have a tv or movie script and you need legal representation?

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Staying Afloat: The Power of Delegation

February 10th, 2021


Staying Afloat:  The Power of Delegation

Sara Blakely is the founder of Spanx, and the youngest woman to be at the helm of a billion-dollar empire.  …

The Pandemic Series: Upskilling and Reskilling for Maximum Success

January 28th, 2021


Based on studies at the onset of the pandemic, the U.S. economy lost over 22 million jobs from February to April of 2020. Although 12 million of those jobs have been recovered, many jobs in many sectors will remain …

The Capitol Riots

January 14th, 2021


Self-determination is defined as the process by which one determines the outcome of their own life. What happens when a person or a group of persons feel deprived of their right to self-determination? There’s very …

The Funding Gap: Black owned Business & Investment Capital

December 30th, 2020


Although black entrepreneurship has been on an uptick for over a decade, data shows that African-Americans are least likely to receive start-up capital, angel investments or loans.  In this episode we will explore the …

Do Racial Protests Help or Harm Black Businesses?

December 16th, 2020


Although African-Americans make up about 12% of the population, 40% of black consumers are typically early adopters and first consumers of new …

Did you Know?

December 9th, 2020


Can you guess which major brand was a true early adopter in terms of economic partnership with black business owners?  Kim gives us a quick rundown on an unusual business pairing that assisted black Georgia pecan …

The Power of the Black Dollar

December 5th, 2020


The Power of the Black Dollar

The collective buying power of the black community currently stands at 1.3 trillion dollars, yet only 2-3% of those …

Episode I Rosa Parks & The Cleveland Avenue Bus

December 4th, 2020


Tune in to find out the meaning behind the name of our podcast and why December 5th is such a landmark date in the civil rights and U.S. history timeline.  We look forward to you joining us as we discuss all this and …

Sneak Peek

October 19th, 2020


Full episodes premiering Dec 5th, 2020

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