In today’s episode, we’re joined by Taroue Brooks, who bills himself as a public relations, event planning, entertainment marketing, and lifestyle architect. Taroue has worked with some of the biggest names across various sectors including music, sports, and politics, and is the owner of the firm, Taylor and Brooks.
Listen in as Taroue talks about his career journey, and we explore why raising the voices of black men remains important. We’ll also provide receipts on issues black men face in the workplace, and give you C-CRETS on finding your voice and sharing your stories.
This week on C-CRETS:
[5:52] Taroue shares his story
[11:11] Betting on yourself
[19:40] Being a black man working in the media
[25:54] What Taroue said won’t happen again
[29:00] Taroue’s documentary and the importance of black male voices
[32:00] Black men are primarily viewed for what they can provide
[36:10] A needed space for vulnerability
[39:25] Taroue shares his services
[41:21] How Taroue lives his life
[43:00] Showing up for yourself
[43:50] 4 receipts on issues black men face in the workplace
[50:16] 3 C-CRETS on how black men can find our voices and share more of our stories
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