Black Wall Street

Honoring the Past, Amplifying the Future

April 13, 2022
7:00 – 8:15 p.m.
on Zoom


Shante' Williams

Dr. Shante' Williams

Capital Activist, Impact Investor, Author, Fintech Founder

Jay Jones

Jay Jones

Entrepreneur, Author, Founder, "Black Entrepreneur Blueprint" podcast

Xavier Bryant

Xavier Bryant '20

Elon Alumnus, Founder of cuXtom kiX


Panel Discussion

Jes Averhart and Farad Ali

The program also includes a panel discussion featuring Jes Averhart and Farad Ali. Jes is an author and entrepreneur who is passionate about leadership development and women’s empowerment and was a co-founder of Black Wall Street Homecoming. Farad serves as the president and CEO of Asociar, which has been recognized by the Dallas Business Journal as the largest black-owned business in North Texas. He served as president of the National Institute of Minority Economic Development, and was responsible for facilitating the purchase of the Historic National Black Wall Street Building in Durham, N.C.


Registration for this event is free. The first 100 people who register and attend will receive a complimentary copy of the “A New Black Wall Street” e-book!

Presented by

Black Entrepreneur Initiative at Elon and Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation and Entrepenruship

CREDE, NC Idea Foundation, Black Student Union, The Black Entrepreneur Initiative, Vance-Granville Community College, Elon Black Alumni Network