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 […]

Share

Tyneka Howard – Lead(H)er

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | 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 […]

Share

Nzinga Cates and Darnita Samuels – 2 Dope Therapist

Laci Ollison | January 19th, 2021
Nzinga Cates and Darnita Samuels – 2 Dope Therapist

During a time where the world was shut down due to the Coronavirus pandemic, two women found themselves collaborating over their mutual love for black people and therapy. Nzinga Cates and Darnita Samuels of Charlotte, N.C., are both licensed therapists in the state of North Carolina. After forming a friendship, the duo decided to create […]

Share

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 […]

Share

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 […]

Share

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 […]

Share

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, […]

Share

Talisha Birdsong

Laci Ollison | January 19th, 2021
Talisha Birdsong

For Talisha ‘Tee’ Birdsong, it really is all about the money. As a mindset and money coach, the 26-year-old Nashville, Tennessee native has decided to use her expertise in finances to help other people of color repair the credit, start businesses, and establish generational wealth. Tee, who currently resides in Richmond, VA, is the founder […]

Share

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 […]

Share

Tasha Ratcliffe

by Terry Watson | January 19th, 2021
Tasha Ratcliffe

One of the first steps to a new start, is to start from a clean plate. Tasha Renee Ratcliffe of Indianapolis, IN is the owner of Heaven Scent Cleaning company. Launched in 2019, she offers various services that include Basic Cleaning, Covid-19 Cleaning, Deep Cleaning, and Eco-Friendly Cleaning (using all-Natural Products). She also offers specials […]

Share