WELCOME listeners to today’s episode of the “Black Business Roundtable! I am your host Doug Blacksher broadcasting to you LIVE from the city of Diversity Oakland California! Last week’s show on 10/14/2021, featured a story “Driving While Black” and I want you all to be aware that we will give updates from time to time as we get them. In other news California is in a serious drought but this week and for the next several days RAIN has made its way to us at last! Today’s show highlights: Bay area businesses in the Construction industry here in Northern California. We will learn from one of our guests today about their industry specialty (Plastering, Fireproofing and Drywall) but also discuss “Mental Health” in the Construction Industry. Our next guest will share about their specialty (Professional hoisting and lift services). Get ready to hear how Minority Businesses are making a difference here in the Bay Area! . Guest this week: -Weekly Check-in w/ Dr. Ashley Coleman, Department Chair/Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of the West. -Carl Gordon, CEO-Gordon Plastering, Inc. of San Francisco https://www.gordonplastering.com Mr. Gordon has over 20 years of experience in plastering and fire proofing in the Bay Area. -Tana Harris, President-Harris Hoisting of San Francisco https://www.harrishoisting.com We have over 30 years of experience working on large vertical construction projects that require various lift systems. History: The News of the Day On this day in history October 21, 1835: White Mob Attacks Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison in Boston. Courtesy of EJI (Equal Justice Initiative) Visit www.calendar.eji.org – for more information and to read the full story of this day in our Black and Brown History! https://calendar.eji.org/racial-injustice/oct/21 Sponsors: A special Shout out to Doni Glover & Current Sponsor Magnolia Engineering and Construction www.MagnoliaEngineeringAndConstruction.com NEW: To join our “BBRT” ADVERTISING family or to be a possible guest on the show reach us via our email: firstname.lastname@example.org We also have a network of Shows hosted by Mr. Doni Glover such as “Chap & Friends” on Mondays, “Party Marty Let’s Talk” on Tuesdays, “SISTABIZ with Nicole and Tamara” on Wednesdays,” BlackUSA Crypto News with Kamal Hubbard” on Fridays so be sure to CHECK OUT these Black Voices and guiding lights of our community! Thank you Audience for tuning in and Remember together we can Listen, Learn and SHARE because I know you care! This is Doug Blacksher of the Black Business Roundtable, God Bless and Good Night!