Calvine’s Coffee

by Terry Watson | July 14th, 2017
Calvine’s Coffee

When Calvine Frazier was a young girl, her parents sent her along with her sibling to spend Summer vacations with her grandparents in Florence South Carolina. There were sugar canes, pecan trees and other fun things for her to immerse herself in, but her most favorite was to pick and sell pecans. These were vacations […]

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Freedom Hill Stables

by Terry Watson | July 14th, 2017
Freedom Hill Stables

Who would have ever imagined that being sent away to a private school to avoid being caught up in the streets would ignite one man’s passion for the equine life. Meet Kweli Sudderth, a Greensboro native who found himself very early on gravitating towards a life in the streets. Sudderth shares, “Back in the ‘90’s […]

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Funderburk’s Cafe & Catering

by Terry Watson | July 14th, 2017
Travis & Kimberly Funderburk (Photos by Shaw Photography Group)

In the Funderburk house, like many African American households, there was always food around. Travis Funderburk has fond memories of helping his mom in the kitchen as a young boy. At the age of 15 he landed his first job at a McDonald’s restaurant. Shortly thereafter, he started tagging along, helping his mom at the […]

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Natasha Erwin

Safiya Nelson | July 14th, 2017
Natasha Erwin

I’ve often wished others could walk a day in my shoes, one day I thought, “many are walking in shoes that are very similar, how can I encourage them?” January of 2016 I conceived Fitted Hatline, LLC, a company that was established as a result of an idea I had to design hats. I soon […]

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A1 Events and Promotions

by Terry Watson | July 14th, 2017
A1 Events and Promotions

Tamia McCray is a successful entrepreneur in her respective community, owning and managing several businesses.  Her resume boasts several accomplishments including Second Chance Coalition, a non profit organization whose focus is to assist others who may be facing challenges due to prior mistakes they have made.  She has also produced several events that has drawn […]

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Marcus Pryor

by Terry Watson | July 14th, 2017
Marcus Pryor

Marcus Pryor is a seasoned and successful Real Estate Agent/Investor with Wilkinson ERA/Pryor Realty Group. Marcus has over 18 years of real estate experience. At age of 27, Pryor began his real estate career by investing in a multi-unit property in Newark, NJ. Since then, he has managed nine units and owned four homes. Pryor […]

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CA Cheer & Dance

Dr. Marrissa Dick | July 14th, 2017
CA Cheer & Dance

In today’s society cheerleading has come a long way from the traditional side line of young women and men performing simplistic routines while waiving pompoms in the air. Today, cheerleaders are considered athletes because they bring a different dynamics to the playing field by incorporating difficult gymnastic moves while creating symmetrical body pyramids and choreographed […]

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Curtis Lyons

by Terry Watson | May 17th, 2017
Curtis Lyons

As hectic as life can be for some to get as much accomplished in a 24 hour day, the constant traverse is time and learning how to get the most out of it. Curtis Lyons, a Durham resident and Horologists adopted a craft for timekeeping and spends many days building, repairing and restoring timepieces. He […]

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Donna Peace

by Terry Watson | May 17th, 2017
Donna Peace

Donna Peace has been in the business of styling hair beautiful as a licensed cosmetologist for over 22 years. Known for her short and Sassy Style expertise, Donna is the owner of Hairsignatures, a salon located in Raleigh North Carolina. Born in Alexandria Virginia, Donna was raised in Norlina, N.C. She is the daughter of […]

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Dwayne Collins Is The Sartorial Servant

by Terry Watson | May 17th, 2017
Dwayne Collins Is The Sartorial Servant

When it comes to men’s fashion, there is one person who knows something about it. Dwayne Collins is the proprietor of The Sartorial Servant, a wardrobe consultation service for men based out of Charlotte, that offers wardrobe consultations services for men. His services include consultation in relation to wardrobe, presentations, and workshops concerning men’s dress. […]

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