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A Nod to Black History Month


Welcome back to another inspirational episode of Living 757!

As Black History Month comes to a close, today we are honoring some of the 757’s finest entrepreneurs of color who are making waves in Hampton Roads with their own unique flare! From coding to cooking to comedy, their success is truly inspiring!

We also have tips on how to boost your social media presence and Valverde Law returns with more advice on immigration processes in the US.

But first… Patricia, Quincy and Ashley throw it back to our first snow day of the season, followed by a recap of how they are Living it Up in the 757!

Also, be sure to vote for us in  the 2020 Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Best of Readers’ Choice Awards! Voting ends March 15th and you can vote once a day, per email address!

While you’re on the web, remember to send your pics and videos showing us how you live it up in Hampton Roads to Share@Living757.com for a chance to be on the show!

First up, Hugo Valverde of Valverde Law stops by to discuss Public Charge, the newest law affecting immigration. Though confusing and potentially difficult to navigate, we have the professionals! Tune in now to get the details.

Patrick Williams then stops by to give us a dose of his stand up comedy skits! Not only does he have a sold out show coming up this weekend, Patrick reveals that comedy is not his only talent… We challenged Patrick to  Fruit by the Foot competition and he did not disappoint!

Our next guest is 1 of only 10 people world wide chosen for Amazon’s Global List of AWS Data Heroes. He is also responsible for teaching code to persons of color in Hampton Roads through his organization, 757ColorCoded. Welcome Guillermo Fisher! Check out the story behind this engineer to see how he is using his genius to promote diversity in the world of tech and coding!

Mango Mangeaux, as seen on QVC and Shark Tank, was started by 3 women here in Hampton Roads. What was simply a recipe for mango preservatives has grown into a bistro, full service spa, hotel and so much more! We are joined by Lakesha, one of the brains behind this business, who gives us a taste of what Mango Mangeaux has to offer.

Amber Miller, social media influencer and blogger extraordinaire, stops by the show to offer some tips on boosting your followers while staying true to your brand! Whether it i Facebook, Instagram, or starting a blog yourself, this lady is letting you in on the secrets to success with the socials!

We close the show today with an interview and performance by local singer, songwriter and performer, Jasmine Alysha. Find out what she has planned for the future and what inspires her music. Check out her original song, Fighting Intuition.

That may be all for this week, but we shall return! Tune in next week for another full lineup of Hampton Roads goodness!