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28 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Majora Carter. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Majora Carter, often where they are interviewed.

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28 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Majora Carter. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Majora Carter, often where they are interviewed.

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Rewriting the Black American Dream to Building Better Communities at Home | Majora Carter

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Majora Carter (@MajoraCarter) is an American urban revitalization strategist and broadcast producer/host from the South Bronx in New York whose career has spanned environment, economy, social mobility, and real estate development. Majora’s work has won major awards including a MacArthur ‘genius’ Grant, a Peabody Award, the Rudy Bruner Award Silver Medal, nine honorary doctorates, and is...

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Sep 14 2020 · 49mins
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Majora Carter and The Boogie Down Grind

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In this episode, Steve Distante talks with Majora Carter, founder of The Boogie Down Grind, a special coffee shop that serves way more than just coffee.

Jun 22 2020 · 38mins

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190. Rewriting the Black American Dream to Building Better Communities at Home | Majora Carter

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Majora Carter (@MajoraCarter) is an American urban revitalization strategist and broadcast producer/host from the South Bronx in New York whose career has spanned environment, economy, social mobility, and real estate development.

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Jun 22 2020 · 48mins
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Empowering communities with Majora Carter

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Majora Carter is a visionary civic activist and entrepreneur from the South Bronx. She’s won recognition far and wide, including a MacArthur 'genius' Grant, a Peabody Award, and a Ted Talk with over 2.6 million views. In this episode, we talk about how to truly empower local communities to be self sufficient — and why the government and non-profits often get economic development wrong.

May 15 2020 · 30mins

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Episode 7: Boogie Down Grindin w/ Majora Carter

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KB & Jay are joined by real estate developer and owner of the Boogie Down Grind Cafe, Majora Carter!  Majora discusses her upbringing in the Boogie Down Bronx, Hip Hop's influence on the Bronx community, and her passion for community development. Join us on this journey as we discuss gentrification, real estate development, cultivating Bronx talent, and the start of Boogie Down Grind Cafe.  This episode will make you think, and possibly challenge some of your beliefs! 

May 08 2020 · 52mins
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The Boogie Down Grind - Majora Carter

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On today’s episode - an interview with Majora Carter of The Boogie Down Grind café located in the Bronx NYC. Many of us dream of owning a coffee shop. Majora dreams of living in a neighborhood that is thriving economically, culturally and environmentally. Majora’s career boasts awards and accolades for the revitalization of her community but it’s so obvious she did it because it was the right thing to do and she saw value in her neighborhood and the people within it. Majora‘s latest project is a coffeehouse, The Boogie Down Grind Café. It pays homage to hip-hop culture which originated in the Bronx and is a gathering place for the community and it’s visitors. Please learn more about Majora Carter & Listen to her Ted talk called greening the ghetto. https://bit.ly/2WA2OXS You can invest in The Boogie Down Grind Café by visiting Main vest https://bit.ly/3cktNxa & be sure to follow @theboogiedowngrind on Instagram.
May 06 2020 · 35mins
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Majora Carter, Urban Revitalization Strategist: Home(town) Security

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Majora combines her corporate consulting practice focused on Talent-Retention, and her first-hand experience pioneering sustainable economic development in one of America's most storied low-status communities: the South Bronx. Her focus harnesses the tremendous capital flows resulting from widespread re-urbanization among all ages, races, and income levels, to help entrench wealth building opportunities across demographics that are increasingly left out of this historic financial tide change, and produce long term fiscal benefits to all sectors of government as well as leading private real estate developments. Her ability to shepherd teams through sometimes difficult socio-economic conflict has garnered a very long list of awards and honorary PhDs, including a , , 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs, Best for the World by B-Corp, Silicon Alley 100 by Business Insider, Liberty Medal for Lifetime Achievement by Fox News, and other honors from the National Building Museum, International Interior Design Association, Center for American Progress, as well as her which was one of six to launch their site in 2006.  has served on the boards of the USGBC, and she is quoted in the permanent collection of the "Nobody should have to move out of their neighborhood to live in a better one."
Apr 08 2020 · 49mins
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15 - Majora Carter: “Not settling for what’s in front of you”

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Imagine converting a vacant lot used as an illegal dumping ground into the first riverside park in the area in 60 years. Majora Carter joins me to discuss how she made it happen, how buying stocks in a local polluter led to real change, why she called out Al Gore, and how to stay motivated during long-term projects.

Jul 15 2019 · 1hr 5mins
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152: Meet the Woman Revitalizing the Bronx with the Boogie Down Grind Cafe (w/Majora Carter)

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Today in the guest chair we have Majora Carter. Majora is a real estate developer, urban revitalization strategy consultant, MacArthur Fellow, and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster. She is also the Co-Owner of the Boogie Down Grind Cafe in the South Bronx.

Majora has made it her life’s mission to find sustainable solutions for America’s most storied low-status communities.

She is responsible for the creation and successful implementation of numerous economic development, green-infrastructure projects, policies, and job training & placement systems. She combines her corporate consulting practice focused on reducing Brain Drain in American low-status communities, and her firsthand experience pioneering sustainable economic development in the South Bronx.  

She has served on the boards of the US Green Building Council and the Andrew Goodman Foundation, and she is quoted in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture in DC: "Nobody should have to move out of their neighborhood to live in a better one.”

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Jun 19 2019 · 51mins
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Majora Carter

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"I did not run off, for I thought that wicked, but I walked off, believing that to be all right," said Sojourner Truth about her escape from slavery. How does this relate to city planning? Majora Carter, an urban revitalization strategy consultant,” eloquently explains at the Van Alen Institute, with music from Jole Blonde.

Dec 16 2018 · 25mins
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