February 21, 2017

Patty Peck Honda Presents the 2017 Young, Gifted & Empowered Award

2017 marks the third year for the Young, Gifted & Empowered Awards (YG&E)  presented by Patty Peck Honda.  YG&E is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2017 […]
April 26, 2016

Favorite FLOTUS Commencement Quotes

The First Lady of the United State (FLOTUS) Michelle Obama’s commencement speech at the 2016 graduation at Jackson State University will go down as one of […]
January 4, 2016

Great By Choice

A new year always brings about a desire to be a better version of one’s self, but being great isn’t something that just happens.  Like most […]
December 7, 2015

The Rules Still Apply

As the old cliche will have it, rules are meant to be broken or at least that’s what society has taught us. However, even the most […]
January 20, 2014

The Evolution of Dr. Martin Luther King, JR.

Each person on this earth has a path that formed who they are today and who they will be tomorrow. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s path […]
November 22, 2013

In The Moment With Brandon Mitchell

Brandon Mitchell & Singers With A Purpose (SWAP) are the 2013 Ultimate Gospel Artist Showcase winners. Brandon shares his passion for Gospel music and what winning […]
November 6, 2013


DeVon Franklin is a rarity, an African-American studio executive at the forefront of Hollywood’s hit machine. He currently serves as senior vice president of production for […]
October 2, 2013

The Day The Pipe Burst And Legacy Was Recognized

October 21, 2000, my father succumbed to metastatic pancreatic cancer. Within one week, we had buried him and life was back to normal or at least […]
August 1, 2013

KiKi Sheard: Comfortable In Her Skin

[box_light] If you follow Kierra Sheard on Instagram or any social media site, you will quickly see that she is completely comfortable in her skin. Which […]
March 26, 2013

An Empowering Conversation With Susan L. Taylor

[box_light] As person in the media industry, I have always admired the success that Susan L. Taylor was able to amass as the editor-in-chief of Essence […]