Gabriel Williams

by Terry Watson | September 20th, 2021
Gabriel Williams

All fathers want the best for their children. We protect them, nurture them, guide them, teach them, all in hopes that one day they will find their path, see the beacon that will guide them through life. We hope that we have learned enough in life that we will be able to bestow the best […]

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Tevin Studdard

Gamal Williams | September 20th, 2021
Tevin Studdard

A young boy sits with his family as they watch television. On the screen, the results of a nationwide talent search unfold. They hover in anticipation, hoping that their favorite contestant is declared the winner. When the results are announced, the family erupts with glee. The boy, while elated, saw something more. He saw someone […]

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Jerry Kelly

by Terry Watson | September 20th, 2021
Jerry Kelly

It has been said that beauty lies within the eye of the beholder. For most professional photographers, their signature is defined by their ability to shoot and edit photos, and just like the human fingerprint, every photographer’s signature is individualized and distinctive. For Freso, CA based photographer Jerry Kelly, he has successfully established himself as […]

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Todd Gilyard

Gamal Williams | September 20th, 2021
Todd Gilyard

According to the 2019 Annual Business Survey, racial minorities owned 18.3% of all businesses in America. Those numbers begin to look bleaker when one understands that all non-White business owners fall into that 18.3%. 2019 U.S. Census data shows that the White population comprised 76.3% of America yet owned 81.7% of all businesses. Minorities comprised […]

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Joe Rush

by Terry Watson | September 20th, 2021
Joe Rush

For most business owners, their success is often determined by the quality of their products, the level of service offered to their customers. If both of these are superior, their relationships with their customer base will span a lifetime. This is part of the story for Joe Rush, owner of Joe The Cart Guy. Joe […]

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Vandavid Vernon

Jalessa Rogers | September 20th, 2021
Vandavid Vernon

For years men and women have dedicated their lives to service through the different branches of the United States Military. After serving, many of them share a common feeling; finding it difficult to readjust to society. With knowing this, veteran Vernon Vandavid Jr. created a program, Vernon Veteran Services Inc., designed to provide information and […]

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Kimani Davis

by Terry Watson | September 20th, 2021
Kimani Davis

Kimani H. Davis of Philadelphia wears many hats. He is an author, entrepreneur, Hospice Chaplain, and Ordained Minister. Though it sounds like he does it all, he still finds time to express himself fully with a company he founded 21 years ago, Transform Agency LLC. Kimani was raised in a single-parent home and shares that […]

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Wendy Tucker

by Terry Watson | September 20th, 2021
Wendy Tucker

The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way: Psalm 37:32. That is a scripture from the Bible that Clinical Mental Health Counselors such as author Wendy Tucker use for guidance in life, education, and careers. In the black community, counseling and therapy have been frowned upon […]

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Latosha D. Barnes

Ellen Richardson | September 20th, 2021
Latosha D. Barnes

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope – Romans 5:3-4 (New International Version). When trying to envision the bigger picture of your life or career, I imagine that few of you see yourself going through pain and feeling hopeless before […]

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Wendell White

Gamal Williams | September 20th, 2021
Wendell White

“One thing I’ve come to understand about our (African-American) community is that many of us don’t want to be held accountable. It’s normal with us living a certain type of way. Trauma has become normal in the African-American community. The incidence of murder occurs often. There is teenage pregnancy and high dropout rates. Poverty is […]

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