Feature: Octavia Butler

Octavia Estelle Butler is "the first African-American woman to gain popularity and critical acclaim as a major science fiction writer" (Hine 208). She was born on June 22, 1947 in Pasadena, California, to Laurice and Octavia M. (Guy) Butler. Butler was the only child of five pregnancies that her mother was able to carry to… Continue reading Feature: Octavia Butler


FEATURE: I Do Over- Diann Valentine

From humble beginnings to soaring above and beyond achieving her wildest dreams, internationally acclaimed wedding, event and interior designer Diann Valentine continues to turn fantasy into reality as this vivacious innovative mastermind gives couples around the world the wedding of their dreams.   On the cusp of hosting and Co-Executive Producing her new show I Do… Continue reading FEATURE: I Do Over- Diann Valentine