Exotique Boutique

by Terry Watson | March 15th, 2018
Exotique Boutique

Nestled along the bustling and enchanting district of downtown Durham, Exotique Boutique and Art Gallery showcases African and Non-African clothing, fabrics, arts, and handcrafted gifts made by artisans, both locally and from around the world. Exotique is dedicated to promoting art and creativity through economic sustenance and self-sustaining entrepreneurship. They offer clothing, jewelry and fabrics, […]

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Greg Carson

by Terry Watson | March 15th, 2018
Greg Carson

Besides being an entrepreneur, Greg Carson serves as a Purchasing Manager who is constantly working to prepare a better life for those who are connected to him. He is quite active within his community and is always looking for ways to give back. He also takes pride in helping others accomplish their goals. Carson, who […]

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Jawanda Smith

by Terry Watson | March 15th, 2018
Jawanda Smith

Jawanda Smith, aka Jaye of Richmond, VA wears a lot of hats. It all comes down to what day, and what part of that day as to which role she strives in. She is a daughter, sister, and mother to three little divas. Additionally, she is an adviser, advocate, cheerleader, encourager, and friend to a […]

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Jeff Broadie

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | March 15th, 2018
Jeff Broadie

It’s not every day that one leaves a well-paying job in Corporate America for a service industry profession that has to be built from the ground up. Jeff Broadie, owner of Just For You Barbershops and Barber Styling Academy decided to completely change professions in the middle of his career. In 1992 Jeff received a […]

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Kendra Diggs

by Terry Watson | March 15th, 2018
Kendra Diggs

Kendra Diggs has made her share of noise in the beauty and make up industry. Better known as Kendra MUA, she is a woman full of love and creativity. Kendra is also someone who loves Jesus, is very dainty, and can be very goofy at times. “I’m a June baby. I’m 28 years old and […]

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Kimberly M. Bailey

by Terry Watson | March 15th, 2018
Kimberly M. Bailey

Native Memphian, Kimberly M. Bailey is using her platform as an educator to reach into the minds of youth through colorful and intriguing books she authors. With her series, Color and Read, she shares the stories of accomplishments and triumphs of African Americans throughout history. She graduated from Central High School and Christian Brothers University […]

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Kinyah Bean

by Terry Watson | March 15th, 2018
Kinyah Bean

Kinyah Bean is a youthful, innovative, fearless, resilient, and lovable young lady that desires to be a shining light and example for her generation. Her life is shaped by God, her family, and friends. Though her life and schedule isn’t that of a typical youngster, Kinyah still finds time to enjoy being a kid. Originally […]

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Omesha Hutcherson

by Terry Watson | March 15th, 2018
Omesha Hutcherson

Omesha Hutcherson is a 24-year-old ambitious, hardworking, and optimistic entrepreneur who is native to Nashville, TN. She is also a graduate of Tennessee State University, the same institution where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Family and Consumer Science. After college, Omesha served in the public school sector as a teacher for six years, working […]

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Onysti Gainey

by Terry Watson | March 15th, 2018
Onysti Gainey

In less than four years, Onysti Gainey has made a name for herself at James B. Dudley High School in Greensboro, NC. She is the social butterfly that brightens up any room with her vibratious smile. However, this is a minor introduction into who she really is as a person. She has earned the respect […]

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Camika Jones and Gemtastic Jewels Boutique

by Terry Watson | March 15th, 2018
Camika Jones and Gemtastic Jewels Boutique

Camika Jones of Memphis, TN is naturally shy but direct when needed to be. She genuinely loves all people and wears her heart on her sleeve. Most people who know her would say she is open minded, down to earth, socially conscious and very positive. She also believes that anyone can do anything just as […]

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