Arkansas Native Peggy Dodson is no stranger to entrepreneurship. From assisting her parents in their various businesses, excelling in education she attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville afterward she moved to New York with a brief stay in San Diego where she founded Akenday Entertainment and produced Economic Empowerment that broadcasted on Comcast and reached over 300k households. The Big Apple beckoned for her return and she returned and immersed herself in the Harlem Community. Appointed to the Community Board 10 as Chair of the Arts & Culture and Tourism committee and being awarded NAACP’s coveted Women Making History Award she continues to make history. Her road to success has led her to create and develop The Urban Broadcasting Company. UBCTV Network is the first-ever multi-media technology broadcast company that was developed, owned, operated, and created by an African American Woman. This Harlem, New York-based broadcast multi-media company appeals to urban multi-cultural audiences with original urban lifestyle content, special events, products, and services with distribution over multiple platforms globally. This lifestyle network has crossed all races and boundaries and is evolving into a global revolution of media, lifestyle, and culture.
The lack of diversity in our stories. I have always said Whoever controls the Narrative Controls the Story. For way too long our stories have been edited and retold in a way that fits others’ narratives. I wanted to create something that gives the Content Creator freedom of expression and a platform to tell their stories.