Evangelist & Author Beverly Broadus-Green, mother of rap legend & actor Calvin Broadus Jr. aka ‘Snoop Dogg’ recently spoke at Arkansas Baptist College (ABC)
She will visit the African-American Cinema Film and Hip-Hop course at 4:30 pm this coming Wednesday in General Studies, 2nd Floor, Room 205 at Arkansas Baptist College, 1621 Dr. MLK Jr., LR, AR. 72202. She will give encouragement and remarks about her business and nonprofit organization.
She has been asked to speak at a Financial Literacy class, as well, under the direction of Professor Kendall Ashley, Program Coordinator.
-BIOGRAPHY ON MRS. BEVERLY BROADUS-GREEN, EVANGELIST AND AUTHOR-
Snoop and Mom, Beverly Broadus Green[/caption]Evangelist, Author, retired Chef and business lady Mrs. Beverly Broadus-Green formerly of McComb, Mississippi (aka ‘Beverly Tate’) has been a lifelong resident of Long Beach, California.
She spent 42 years as a church choir director, and before retirement she earned a living as a head chef. She said her specialty dish is cheese and macaroni (not the other way around), because that’s what her four sons and six grandchildren never seem to get enough of, especially her son Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg. After years of serving so many people, Broadus-Green said Easter Sunday 2005 she accepted the calling to serve the Lord.
Now she’s an ordained Evangelist who travels the country doing her part to build the Kingdom of God. Broadus-Green’s first passion is helping battered women. “I’m blessed with the discernment to pick up on abusive relationships,” said Broadus-Green, adding that helping women and young girls is a way for her to help others avoid some of the issues she endured in her own past relationships.
Her latest project, YouthBloc.com, has such great meaning for her. www.YouthBloc.com is a non-profit 501(c)3 designed to teach youth how to start successful businesses, solve problems and apply for business loans. That means understanding the importance of having good credit and good communication skills. Broadus-Green said it’s not enough to tell youth just to say no to drugs and gangs, “they have to have something to say ‘yes’ to and focus on,” she said.
Broadus-Green started YouthBloc.com with her business partner and confidant, Marvin Fredlaw. Fredlaw, who is a self-employed computer programmer, said YouthBloc.com is a much needed program in urban areas because public schools do little to nothing to teach students how to become entrepreneurs. Although YouthBloc.com is in its infancy, the duo plans to take it across the country by partnering with well-known celebrities such as Broadus-Green’s son Snoop, rapper Wiz Khalifa (Snoop’s protégé’) and politicians.
When Broadus – Green is not on the road fulfilling speaking engagements as an Evangelist or doing community service work she plans to promote her second book entitled “Real Love II” which is available.
Recently Broadus-Green joined the cast of “Women Pastors – Ladies In the Pulpit.” This new reality TV show will reveal the incredible challenges of women pastors who must balance the responsibilities of home, work and church amid the scrutiny of family members, church parishioners and outsiders. “Women Pastors – Ladies In the Pulpit” premiered in the fall of 2012 or early 2013. Mrs. Broadus-Green is currently in talks with investors of the idea of a movie about her life.
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