Mark Cooper

Gamal Williams | March 22nd, 2021
Mark Cooper

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach him to fish and you’ll feed him for a lifetime.” – Lao Tzu It’s a rainy day in the Pheobus section of Hampton, Virginia. A black SUV pulls into the empty parking lot of Mercury Entertainment Center, an old bingo hall converted […]

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Ramone Hemphill

Gamal Williams | March 22nd, 2021
Ramone Hemphill

  Flight (noun) – the action or process of flying through the air. For Ramone Hemphill, flying is a dream come true. A 9-year licensed pilot and Charlotte, North Carolina native, Ramone now resides in Melbourne, Florida working as a Systems Engineer in Avionics. “The first interest I had in aviation was in high school. […]

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Terence Doctor

David Hemdricks | March 22nd, 2021
Terence Doctor

They say that “It takes a village to raise a child.” Terence Doctor provides Hopewell, VA with a much-needed leader in the African American community to lead its village. Terence was born in Queens, New York and spent the first four – five years of his life there before relocating to Richmond, Virginia, where he […]

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CDB Foundation

Gamal Williams | March 22nd, 2021
CDB Foundation

How does one turn tragedy into legacy? When the Butler family experienced the tragic murder of her father, the question wasn’t first and foremost in Khadijah Butler’s mind. Craig Butler’s life was an inspiration to Khadijah. Her face lights up when speaking about him. “My father was a family man; he was the life of […]

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Dr. Fransha’ Anderson

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Dr. Fransha’ Anderson

If there is a situation where something needs to get done, she is the person to call. She is a mother, grandmother, professional woman of faith who has dedicated her life to serving and helping others in her community, the state and throughout the country. Her life is built around social activism. Dr. FranSha’’ Anderson […]

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Tasha Johnson-King – She Needs A Kidney Donor

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Tasha Johnson-King – She Needs A Kidney Donor

For Tasha Johnson-King, giving up has no place in her life.  Currently residing in Lake Wylie, S.C., the 44-year-old wife and mother of three is great need of a kidney donation and transplant.  She has been on dialysis since March 23, 2005 and has been waitlisted for a kidney donor at three hospitals and is […]

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Wendy Poteat of Say Yes Guilford

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Wendy Poteat of Say Yes Guilford

Ask Wendy Poteat what Say Yes Guilford is about, and she can quickly recite the mission and purpose of the community-centered, educational nonprofit – Say Yes Guilford is committed to providing access to support services and scholarships designed to prepare Guilford County Schools’ students for success in college, career, and life. Moreover, as president and […]

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Coach William Huff

by Terry Watson | November 16th, 2020
Coach William Huff

William Huff, aka Coach William Huff is the co-founder of Speak Life Mentorship & Life Coaching. Along with his wife Promises, they focus on providing Total Life Coaching services that address concerns within individuals reaching their goals mentally, physically, financially, socially, and professionally. Their life coaching packages include services and products such as direct one-on-one […]

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Javion Woods

Laci Ollison | November 16th, 2020
Javion Woods

For Javion Woods, much of life has been spent serving others and raising her ten children. However recently, she has decided to steer her life into a different direction; running a business, managing a non-profit organization, and encouraging others along the way. Javion was born in Clinton, North Carolina and raised in the Bronx of […]

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Joy Campbell – iSERVE with JOY

by Terry Watson | November 16th, 2020
Joy Campbell – iSERVE with JOY

Who is Joy Campbell? She never understood why some people have and some don’t. And making a difference in someone’s life has been at the forefront of her life, even as a child.” Joy is also a young philanthropist, from Orangeburg, SC. She was birthed and raised by John and Jestine Campbell. After not having […]

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