Timothy M. Joe

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Timothy M. Joe

How does he do it? When artist Timothy M. Joe begins working on a blank canvas, that’s exactly what it is. A blank canvas. However, when he puts his tools down for the last time, the results are breath taking. It might can make someone to believe there is magic in his hands, or something […]

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Tyneka Howard – Lead(H)er

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Tyneka Howard – Lead(H)er

Tyneka Howard started her military career at 19, and last fall, retired after 20 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. During her tenure, she spent most of her time guiding, mentoring, directing, and leading airmen, both men and women. In the last few years of her military career, she would meet young female […]

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Brian Flewellen

Laci Ollison | January 19th, 2021
Brian Flewellen

Building and establishing a legacy is something that many strive to do. It is also something that Brian Flewellen is extremely familiar with. Not just in persevering his own legacy but being able to live out the legacy of his late grandmother as well. A native of Dallas, Texas, Brian is the founder and owner […]

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Cassandra Durham – Black Girl Candle Company

Marissa Dick | January 19th, 2021
Cassandra Durham – Black Girl Candle Company

Throughout our lifetime, most people have heard the saying, “there’s nothing new under the sun”. Well, that biblical quote actually comes from Ecclesiastes 1:9 and it simply means there is nothing in the world that has not already happened, been seen, or been done. All of our experiences good or bad are testimonies that can […]

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Gamal Williams

Marissa Dick | January 19th, 2021
Gamal Williams

Becoming an author can be a massive undertaking but it is certainly worth the effort if you want to achieve creative fulfillment while touching the emotions, hearts, and minds of others through writing. Some people feel the unction more readily than others to express their emotions and thoughts openly while others may be more introverted […]

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Gene Blackmon

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Gene Blackmon

He has made it a priority of keeping his business in the same neighborhood that he grew up in near the Phillips Avenue area. Gene Blackmon is the owner and director of Prestige Barber College in Greensboro, NC. Founded in 2011, Prestige provides an opportunity to aspiring professional barbers. Gene brings several decades of knowledge […]

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Kendra McKinney – Little Learners Academy LLC

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Kendra McKinney – Little Learners Academy LLC

For Kendra McKinney, it all begins with a genuine love for children. As the owner of Little Learners Academy, she is helping to shape and mold the lives of her young students into phenomenal individuals. A native of Greenville, S.C., Kendra holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from University of South Carolina Upstate, […]

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LaDell Beamon

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
LaDell Beamon

His purpose is to make someone else’s life better. LaDell Beamon is the CEO of Heal The Hood Foundation of Memphis. Heal The Hood Foundation of Memphis is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to wholistic community rehabilitation through its groundbreaking innovative formula for community development. It provides positive outlets for youth of all ages […]

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Lechele Jackson

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Lechele Jackson

Lechele Jackson aka “Kamragurl” describes herself as an average woman living an extraordinary life. She is a lifestyle photographer that’s based out of Richmond, VA. She specializes in family, business, and event photography. The name of her company is Photography by Lechele LLC. Most importantly, Lechele loves God. She also loves her family and her […]

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Mary Dowdell – Brick To Brick

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Mary Dowdell – Brick To Brick

A lover of God, people, and history, Mary McLean Dowdell has dedicated her life to making sure that the untold stories of her family are now being made available for the world to read. Mary, a resident of Greensboro, is the author of Brick to Brick: Building a Black Family in America. The inspiration behind […]

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