Gregory L. Meriweather is an activist, public speaker, columnist for the Indianapolis Recorder, the host of the Black on Black Radio Show, and the founder, and Chief Executive Officer of Black on Black LLC. Defined as “Us helping us,” Black on Black addresses relevant issues that are cancerous to the Black community. Some of those issues include Black parenting, Black relationships, Black church, Black education, Black health, Black community leaders, Black government, employment opportunities, the penal system and criminal injustice.
Motivated by his passion and commitment to change the landscape of the Indianapolis Black community, Gregory Meriweather founded the Black on Black show and serves as its weekly host. Standing firm on the concept of “We are responsible for us” and subscriber to the notion, “We are the ones we’ve been waiting for,” first expressed by Barack Obama, Meriweather believes the strength of the Black community is in the muscle work of its people.
Black on Black is changing the community one program at a time. To date, the show has been host to guests such as former Indianapolis Chief of Police, Rick Hite, current IMPD Chief, Troy Riggs, Your Life Matters Executive Director, Michael Twyman, Tavis Smiley, Rachel Dolezal, CEO of IBE, Tanya Bell, Indiana State Senator, Greg Taylor, Mayors Joe Hogsett (Indianapolis), Karen Freeman-Wilson (Gary), pastors, mothers, fathers, and corporate professionals.
Meriweather is an established leader in the Indianapolis community and has served as a mentor, consultant, executive coach, and strategic officer for local faith-based organizations and other corporate entities for the past 10 years.
Meriweather is a graduate of Marian University in Indianapolis and holds a degree in Business Administration with a focus in management. He is experienced in the industries of brokerage and financial services, specialty chemicals, corporate retail management and distribution, and staff relations management. His leadership and management profile consists of work with Fortune 500 companies such as Morgan Stanley, Eli Lilly, National Starch & Chemical, and Target Corporation. Meriweather is a trained negotiator and has extensive study in organizational behavior.
Prior to Meriweather’s college and professional career, he was a decorated two-sport athlete in high school, and a college basketball player. He has coached youth league basketball and now provides image consulting services to amateur and professional athletes.
Meriweather’s passion and gift is public speaking. He is a communications strategist and enjoys the opportunity to speak to churches, new entrepreneurs, inner-city youth, athletes, and college graduates. Meriweather is often requested as a workshop speaker and builds his presentation on humor, relevant experiences, and strategic resolution.
In his constant pursuit of excellence, Meriweather believes that a positive image is a model for success. His company, Black on Black seeks to play a supporting role in building the image of businesses, communities, and individuals. Meriweather’s goals with Black on Black LLC., are to heal educate, empower, and develop the Black communities all over the nation.