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Thursday, February 21, 2019

"TM Garret" Human Rights Activist And co-creator of new docuseries with “Supernanny” creator and executive producer of “Real Housewives of NYC” Nick Emmerson

This #shoutout to this Great Man comes in a form of humility and appreciation!! He is the epitome of change and humanism!! This is with great honor to have him as an honoree! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

"TM Garret Schmid" (born September 28, 1975 as Achim Schmid ) publicly known as TM Garret, is a German-American author, producer, filmmaker, radio and TV personality, human rights activist and founder of C.H.A.N.G.E, a Memphis-based non-profit organization which engages in community outreach programs, food drives, seminars, anti-racism campaigns and anti-violence campaigns.

 He is also the founder and organizer of the annual Memphis Peace Conference, which includes an Inter-Faith and a Community Panel and was first held at Withers Collection Museum and Gallery in Memphis on Sep 29, 2018. On December 5, 2014, Garret and his artist Jimmy Miles were awarded with a resolution from the Alabama State Senate, signed by Senator Roger Bedford Jr.

 TM Garret was born as Achim Schmid in Mosbach, Germany and raised in a small nearby town. He was raised by his mother, a cook, after his parents divorced. His father, a boatman, died later when Garret was 8 years old. He became attracted to Nationalist groups at the age of 13 and radicalized in the years after.

 He joined the White Supremacist movement and founded a series of skinhead bands with names like Celtic Moon, Wolfsrudel (Wolfspack) and HΓΆllenhunde (Hounds of Hell).Later he became a member of a German Ku Klux Klan faction and formed his own KKK group which he later left; it disbanded in 2002. Today, Garret is an anti-racist activist and lives in Horn Lake, Mississippi. He legally changed his name to TM Garret Schmid in 2018.

 After leaving the White Supremacist movement in 2002, Garret used his experience he collected during that time to found companies in the call-center and internet marketing industry, the music industry, and a licensed job-recruitment company. After he moved to the Memphis metro area to work with his long-time friend and business partner Colonel Robert Morris, he founded PicArts Media, a film production and promotion company, and Mid South Music Entertainment, a record label and booking company. He worked with artists like Canadian Idol runner up Jaydee Bixby, Jimmy Miles, Dani Fouts,and T. Graham Brown; TV personalities such as Mark Muller who starred in God, Guns & Automobiles; and the "princess of country music" Georgette Jones, the daughter of George Jones and Tammy Wynette. Garret sold the entertainment group in 2015.

 Simon Wiesenthal Center Garret started working with the Simon Wiesenthal Center in fall 2018, travelling to campuses to speak to students about the effects of hate and racism and the opportunities for engagement and community building.


 EXIT Deutschland and US EXIT Project In 2015 Garret started working with Exit Deutschland, a German anti-Nazi organization which was founded to combat the far-right and to help people leave hate groups. He became their US ambassador and runs an American bases EXIT program under the umbrella of C.H.A.N.G.E. Garret is developing his own EXIT program, which includes the Erase the Hate tattoo removal campaign, participation in community events, counseling and therapy sessions, and visits to places like the National Civil Rights Museumand the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, both located in Memphis.


C.H.A.N.G.E After the fatal confrontation between law enforcement and Alton Sterling in Louisiana in 2016 kicked off a series of events, Garret decided to start the non-profit organization C.H.A.N.G.E Inc., which engages in community outreach programs, food drives, seminars, anti-racism campaigns and anti-violence campaigns. C.H.A.N.G.E stands for Care, Hope, Awareness, Need, Give and Education. The organization holds recurring events in high-poverty areas and supports black communities. Tattoo covering In August of 2017, Garret partnered with artists working at Sick Side Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio in Horn Lake, Mississippi (Memphis Metro Area). Together they work to cover up racist and gang-related tattoos through the Erase the Hate campaign. Soon, other tattoo parlors joined the campaign and offer to cover up racist and gang related tattoos for free. The service is currently available in Horn Lake, Mississippi, Memphis, Tennessee, Jacksonville, Florida, and Los Angeles, California. The campaign was featured in the short film Rewired, a documentary by the Chapman University about Garret, and in an upcoming film for A&E network. hateXchange Together with other activists and members of Exit Deutschland, Garret developed HateXchange, the official counterpart to EXIT Deutschland's award-winning program named Hass Hilft (Donate the Hate), where residents and sponsors turn neo-Nazi marches into "involuntary walk-a-thons" by raising money for an anti-extremist organization. Besides "walk-a-thons" and "park-a-thons" as on November 10, 2017 in Charleston, South Carolina, donations are also involuntarily raised by hate comments on social media. $1 per collected comment is donated to non-profit organizations like Life After Hate, Human Rights Watch, the Southern Poverty Law Center and selected local non-profits.

In 2014, he helped promote T. Graham Brown's duet "He'll Take Care of You" with Vince Gill, a song from Brown's album Forever Changedwhich was nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Roots Gospel Album.

In 2015 Garret was nominated for Manager of the Year and Videographer of the Year at the annual Nashville Universe Awards. Garret published two books in Germany under his birth name, Achim Schmid. Umsatzmaschine Leads – Der richtige Umgang mit Leads ("Moneymaker Leads – How to successfully use Leads") was published in 2012 by TPV Verlag, and his autobiography Wenn Alles in Scherben FΓ€llt ("When everything falls apart") was released on Edition Widerschein in September 2016.


 To learn more about "TM Garret" or to inquire about having Mr. Garrett as a Speaker contact

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"Rich Bando" Entrepreneur, Artist, Actor and Promoter

I'm sending a special #shoutout to a man of ambition and drive!! He's business savvy and hardworking!! He truly has the heart for his craft and is passionate!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ "RICH BANDO"πŸ’°πŸ’° GET THAT BAG BY ANY MEANSπŸ’°πŸ’° If you want to achieve it, you have to believe it and Rich Bando, formerly known as D.McGhee is the perfect example of that. He worked with music producer John Taper also known as Westside on his single, ”Get That Bag”. Not only is it a song, but it will also be made into a movie and a book. He plans to reach everyone with his message. If you are a reader, the book will be for you. Movie lovers will be able to watch on all streaming platforms such as Hulu and Netflix. The song was released independently under UREG Def Jam Memphis. The song is for everyone on a mission to provide for themselves and for their families. It motives you to get up and get it, by any means! When he isn’t performing onstage, he is also behind the camera and even in front of it. Rich Bando always dreamed of being a successful actor as well. He began to step in front of the camera after teaming up with local film maker Joseph Elliott for an independent film titled, ” Crooked Games” which is set to screen to local theaters March 21, 2019. You can also expect a mixtape in April on


 Rich Bando is a dedicated rapper/business man who is all about his dividends!

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"Kashmere Kashmere " Video Vixen, Model and Entertainer

This #shoutout goes to the super hot, outgoing and easy to work with "Down To Earth" chick!! The beautiful "Kashmere"πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

"Kashmere" Was Born In Detroit Michigan I Moved To Tupelo Mississippi At The Age Of 8. I Love Singing R&B, Acting, Modeling And I Also Dance For Adult Entertainment.


I’m 31 Years Of Age. My Birthday Is In January On The 16th (Capricorn). My Favorite A Singers Are Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston And Aaliyah Dana Haughton. I Keep God First And Everything Else Will Fall Into Place.


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"Alonna Deville " Rapper, Singer , Songwriter, Actress and Model

This Lady I'm sending a #shoutout to has spit fire to the mic and place the "G" in Grind! Her beauty and her urban movement of self confidence and love for women of all shapes and sizes is an inspiration to women empowerment!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ "Alonna DeVille" was born May 28th, at Engalls Hospital in Harvy IL. Raised in Markham, IL and various suburban cities surrounding Chicago, as she moved around a lot during her child hood. Her talents were recognized and developed at a young age. From the age of 4 she was in the church choir and eventually a soloists.

 She began recoding with an independent label as a group by the name of Rich Territory. Alonna then branched out to become a solo artist performing at local night clubs and gained a buzz. Alonna has won a competition at Checkerboard Lounge. Has performed at Secrets night club, Addriannas, The Zone, Gloria's (opening for AK of Do or Die and John Blue), The Checkerboard Lounge, The Rap Factory, Traveled to Wisconsin working with the "Get Emm Girls" and more.

Hosted events at Cafe Lura and Club Karma "Who Hotter Den Us Competitions". She was captured in several blogs about her hard work. Her song "Stillettos" was ranked 4 in the top 5 in "In The Streetz Magazine". She worked with Young Creative Minds, a youth outreach organization by Danette King. From there they did nonprofit shows for underprivileged youth, Job Corp. With her interest in social work and human rights she Marched along side Erica Kane protesting racial profiling in Chicago.
 She was then nominated for the people's choice award for the Midwest Urban Music Awards. Also received recognition for best music video "Lil Mama Bad" for the 2014 CMVA (Chicago Music Video Awards).
  Alonna has signed to Beastly Music Group she has also co starred in the stage play IF YOU LOVE ME will soon taking on movie roles and her future looks bright she recently dropped a mixtape with French company Cashback Mafia.Com called On Your Knees,Im The has done over 60,000 plays and downloads,Wanted the mixtape has been released and is filled joints to move the soul and the feet .....Website

"Dani 'Dani Dae' Barnett" Actress, Promoter and Host

A very special #shoutout to a young lady who has a way of making anyone feel comfortable and confident! She has personality and is a a great person to work with!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ "Dani Barnett known as Dani Dae", is a working Go-Getter and strong mother of 2 beautiful girls. She is currently an actress and works for Cumulus Media Radio Group, in Promotions, learning new ways to build an entertainment career/relationship with listeners and famous stars. Her father, Dominic Ira Herron, managed and played a big role in 5 local bands before his death in 1995; his love for music has left a place in Dani’s heart for the same! At age 10, she found a new love for acting in a group in school and has still managed to continue acting as her dream career. In college, she started promoting/hosting parties with on-air DJs and later began teaching herself how to become a DJ which landed her a small job at a club from 2015 to 2017. At the same time, her career in acting has begun to rise and has started writing her own films in 2018, which will be filmed later this year. “With all of the love, support, nonsupport and my kids as my #1 fans, I can’t stop and won’t stop”, she says! There you have it! Let’s see what the Entertainment Biz has in store for Ms. Dani!!!

"Ezekiel Ajeigbe" Actor, Model

This #shoutout goes to the youthful, fresh face of Hollywood!! He has a bright and promising future!!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Ezekiel Ajeigbe is a young actor and model who is gradually rising in the ranks of the entertainment business. One of his most recent indie projects titled “Marvelous” is an official selection in the Charlotte Black Film Festival. Ezekiel can also be seen on the new reboot of the 80s hit series “Dynasty” on Netflix. In the series, Ezekiel plays the role of Young Jeff. Now residing in Los Angeles, California, Ezekiel is making his way on to Hollywood scene.

"Teflon Don" CEO, Rapper, Singer and Songwriter

A big #shoutout to a man of many hats! His passion for his career and non-profit organization is inspiring!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ "Teflon Don" CEO of a non profit organization , the purpose of it existence is to help veterans with PTSD.  Crunk, Dirty South Hip Hop describes the sound of Teflon Don, reflective of his hometown Memphis, TN. With a soulful and rich voice, he delivers his music with passion that resonates with all listeners. When artists such as Tupac Shakur and all of the Memphis Rap Pioneers are fused, the end product is Teflon Don. Not only is he a rap artist, but he is an innovative thinker.

  He lives by a simple mantra: “God, the Government, and the game.” He says with these ingredients, success is attainable. Pairing his creativity with fate led Teflon Don to become the first rap artist to do a NBA Memphis Grizzlies theme song which includes the players name and coach. He had the chance of a lifetime to perform in front of thousands of Grizzlies fans at the Fed Ex Forum along with the Garry Goines Band. Teflon Don has gained respect amongst his peers and colleagues as the winner of the 2008 Showcase.

It doesn’t stop there. His military background had paved a path for the opportunity to perform in the U.S. Army USO show in Ft. Irwin, CA. On a national scale, he has performed in the SUMC Conference in 2011 along with nationally known recording artists Dondria, Teddy Riley, Silk and many more. Teflon Don’s grind is undeniable. He has showcased at venues such as the Hard Rock CafΓ© and New Daisy Theater in Memphis. Teflon Don’s music reflects his life and his thoughts. Each song possesses different characteristics that will touch people’s emotions who feel how he feels when he writes the songs. Collaborating with Grammy winning producers Kurt Clayton and Platinum producer Carlos Broady has taken his sensational edge to new heights. Teflon Don’s music can also be heard on some of the most popular video games once he obtained a video game deal by Rock Band Network/Harmonix Music, also referred to as MTV Games.
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