BLACK ENTERPRISE is thrilled to announce that Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings, co-founders of economic literacy platform, Earn Your Leisure (EYL), graces its second-ever digital movement cowl.
Forward of the inaugural BLACK ENTERPRISE Disruptor Summit, headliners Bilal and Millings spoke on their journey, constructing a revolutionary community and franchise with Deputy Digital Editor Selena Hill. The unique April cowl story, titled Earn Your Leisure: Leaders of a Monetary Revolution, is out now!
Since its launch, Earn Your Leisure has continued to give rise to rising and established content material creators from the world of enterprise, finance, and entrepreneurship. And championing for monetary literacy for traditionally underserved communities is the spark to the revolution.
From conceptualizing EYL to bringing in $100,000 to eight figures inside 4 years, Hill pens an in-depth narrative concerning the co-founders’ humble enterprise classes and passionate efforts for giving disenfranchised populations entry to data to accumulate wealth.
“It was an honor for me to chronicle how Rashad Bilal and Troy Milling emerged as the brand new leaders within the Black financial empowerment motion. Not solely are they educating our communities on finance, enterprise, and entrepreneurship, however they’re additionally emancipating Black households from generational poverty and monetary bondage,” Hill mentioned in a press release.
It comes full circle for Millings and Bilal, who acknowledge BE‘s historic and present significance.
“Being on the quilt of BLACK ENTERPRISE is an incredible honor,” Millings informed BE.
“For many years, it has been the staple of inspiration and aspiration for our neighborhood. They’ve at all times celebrated, highlighted, and championed the superb contributions from the diaspora. To hitch the record of distinguished cowl topics is one thing I’ll at all times be glad about.”
“My dad used to have the entire Black Enterprise magazines on the espresso desk,” mentioned Bilal.
“I keep in mind studying Black Enterprise once I was 10 and 12 years outdated. It’s a full circle second for us to be on the quilt of Black Enterprise now, and I feel it represents a brand new wave of management in the case of monetary literacy, enterprise, empowerment, and investing.”
At the moment, these monetary powerhouses are a part of our newest digital movement cowl launch, which goals to present readers with unique content material and insights into the lives and achievements of a number of the most profitable entrepreneurs, enterprise leaders, and thought influencers within the Black neighborhood.
Following the primary digital movement launch of the February story that includes Slutty Vegan Founder Aisha “Pinky” Cole, every cowl can be accessible solely on BE’s homepage, with extra content material accessible throughout social media channels.
“By our digital covers, we are going to showcase our featured tales in a dynamic and immersive method, offering our viewers with an expertise that’s each partaking and informative,” mentioned Justin Barton, BLACK ENTERPRISE Senior Vice President of Digital Technique & Partnership, per a press release.
To learn the complete April story, please go to www.BlackEnterprise.com/EarnYourLeisure.
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