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WYL Take Ownership Podcast EP. 4: Jamira Burley

WYL Take Ownership Podcast EP. 4: Jamira Burley

  [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26VJwIJ7WYE[/embedyt]   Working at the intersection of community, policy, and social good, Jamira Burley is a social justice activist and head of youth engagement and skills at the Global Business Coalition for Education. As a graduate of Temple University, Jamira has work ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast EP. 3: Alex Wolf

WYL Take Ownership Podcast EP. 3: Alex Wolf

  [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vb885UEDSI0[/embedyt]   Unafraid may be one of the best ways to describe Alex Wolf. As the founder of Boss Babe, even after amassing an online following in the hundreds of thousands, Alex was not afraid to leave the company she once started. Instead, she decided to follow ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 2: Jon Jackson

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 2: Jon Jackson

  [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh9TSKv9zdU[/embedyt]   Jonathan Jackson is the co-founder of Blavity and a highly-esteemed class of 2019 Nieman Fellow and Berkman Klein Fellow at Harvard University. While at Harvard, Jonathan will study the emergence of black media in the digital age, examining new ways ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 1: Tonya Rapley

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 1: Tonya Rapley

  Spearheading our very first episode of The Whose Your Landlord Take Ownership podcast is none other than Tonya Rapley. Tonya Rapley is a coach, entrepreneur, and founder of My Fab Finance. Having been deemed the “New Face of Wealth Building” by Black Enterprise Magazine in 2014, Tonya has also appeared in outlets such as ...

Health Hazards At Home: 8 Ways to Detoxify Your Living Space

Health Hazards At Home: 8 Ways to Detoxify Your Living Space

When you hear the word “detox”, the first thing that’ll pop in your mind is likely the process of eliminating toxins from your body. However, that’s not the only kind of detox you can do if you care about your health. There are many health hazards that can be found in our homes, which is why it’s important to detox your living s ...

The Alternative #NovaBabe: Rising Star Kaya Nova Talks Spelman, Songs, and Studying Your Craft

The Alternative #NovaBabe: Rising Star Kaya Nova Talks Spelman, Songs, and Studying Your Craft

Kaya Nova is 23 year-old R&B singer-songwriter and producer from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Influenced by classic soul, neo-soul, and the current wave of alternative R&B, her sound is a bridge between the generations of music she has grown up with. Having studied music at Spelman College and Berklee College of Music, Kaya Nova ...

Bonnie and Clyde - The New Classic: A New Age Love Story By Ariel Adams & OYABUN

Bonnie and Clyde - The New Classic: A New Age Love Story By Ariel Adams & OYABUN

What do we as millennials define as a power couple? One that has over 100k subscribers on their cute YouTube channel that actually makes you want to go out on food tours around the city? What about that couple that always posts Instagram pictures in matching outfits using #BlackLove as their caption? We certainly can’t rule out the fict ...

WYL Launches Merch Shop!

WYL Launches Merch Shop!

  WYL has been repping our own gear for a minute now with asks from people as to when they can grab their shirts and crewnecks too. Well, the wait is finally over! Our online Merch Shop is OPEN! We've been designing, then redesigning, how we want this generation of merch to look. A few important notes for us, we not only thought a ...

Bad Girl Gone Good: A Candid Conversation with Millennial Mother Stephanie George

Bad Girl Gone Good: A Candid Conversation with Millennial Mother Stephanie George

What do you define as a bad girl? Someone who fights a lot? Someone who speaks their mind? How about someone who throws your bed in the pool? Have I hit the mark? How about someone who does whatever is necessary to provide for her family? Someone who’s selflessness and good character can triumph over their past? I’d like to think that ...

5 Ways To Know If You're Ready To Move In With Bae

5 Ways To Know If You're Ready To Move In With Bae

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEiswGgnXx4[/embedyt]   Are you thinking of a potential move in with your significant other? Moving in with someone is a major step. So, how do you know if you're ready to take that big leap? With Cuffing Season right around the corner, it's important to make sure you're ready f ...

Going Out On A Whim: An Intimate Conversation with Buzzfeed's Style and Beauty Writer, Jamé Jackson

Going Out On A Whim: An Intimate Conversation with Buzzfeed's Style and Beauty Writer, Jamé Jackson

Have you ever had that sudden feeling to do something impulsive, that you’ve never considered before, but you knew you just had to? Yeah, that feeling is called a “whim”. If you didn’t know what a whim was prior to this, I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase "going out on a whim." The new phrase is used to describe when an indiv ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Trailer

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Trailer

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1itMPuTpZ3Y[/embedyt]   WhoseYourLandlord (founded in 2013) is a web platform empowering and informing the rental community through landlord reviews, neighborhood-focused content, and by providing access to quality listings across the US. Our brand has become synonymous with realness, c ...