Founders Note, Inspiration

#WednesdayWisdom with Our Founder, Judith Jacques

#WednesdayWisdom YOU CAN DO IT.... So here I am 23, recent cancer survivor, trying to get back into the ropes of things. I was involved in numerous things at the time such as school, my home church's choir and band, and a non profit I co-founded. However, I still felt this void. And just like… Continue reading #WednesdayWisdom with Our Founder, Judith Jacques

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Authors, Television

Did You Hear? Luvvie Ajayi is Absolutely WINNING!

Back in 2013, we introduced you all to one of our first black women in media headliners, Luvvie Ajayi. Then, on her site, AwesomelyLuvvie.com, she was a self described Humor Writer. Digital Strategist. Red Pump Rocker. Techie. Now...her headline reads a little something like this... NYTimes Best-Selling Author. Speaker. Red Pump Rocker. Techie. Professional Troublemaker.   And making trouble she, she… Continue reading Did You Hear? Luvvie Ajayi is Absolutely WINNING!

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Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

I've lived, worked and studied across six continents. Work / As a writer, I work to archive Black culture through stories. Latest Project / On assignment for Time, Inc., I traveled to Cuba to explore the African history, traditions and religious customs that form the backbone of the island's identity. My work appears in the… Continue reading Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

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Feature: Rene Daniella

My name is René Daniella, and I am originally of both English and American heritage. In my 26 years I have lived in 9 different cities across 4 countries, two of which were not English speaking. Travel is an integral part of my lifetsyle; it’s one of the biggest reasons why I’m excited to get… Continue reading Feature: Rene Daniella

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Feature: Brittne Babe

  Who is Brittne? Brittne Babe is a natural athlete, certified personal trainer, online health and wellness coach and a full time college student. With over 1 million followers on her social media accounts, she has helped millions of men and women all over the world with motivation, technique and nutrition. What is Brittne’s training… Continue reading Feature: Brittne Babe

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Feature:Amandla Stenberg

  Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles on October 23, 1998, to Karen Brailsford and Tom Stenberg. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). Amandla landed the first of her Disney catalog modeling shoots when she was four years… Continue reading Feature:Amandla Stenberg

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Feature:DWomoh-Piper Twins

Danielle and Chantelle Dwomoh-Piper are Models, bloggers and Designers based in New York.Since the start of their journey in fashion they have been blazing the fashion trail with features in WWD,Elle SA,Essence,HuffingtonPost, Lucky Magazine, Marie Claire, Buzzfeed and The New York Daily Newspaper, as well as appearances on the Rachael Ray Show, NBC’s Today Show,… Continue reading Feature:DWomoh-Piper Twins

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Feature: Sibley Scoles

Correspondent, "E! News"; Host, "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Born and raised in Northern California, Sibley Scoles found entertainment and music early on and made plans to take her passions to the next level. She is currently a correspondent for E! News and previously served as an on-air host for iHeart Radio’s Real 92.3 FM.… Continue reading Feature: Sibley Scoles

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Feature: Courtney Connley

Hi! I’m Courtney, the mentor in your head with a sweet spot for storytelling and helping millennials win in the workplace and at life. After graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in journalism, I, like most DMV natives, landed a comfortable job with the government to help me start on… Continue reading Feature: Courtney Connley

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Feature: Thembi Banks

   Thembi Banks, a writer, producer, director has been a storyteller all her life. Banks, won Best Screenplay for her film Only Light at the L.A. Indie Film Festival. She also produced and wrote Doors (2015) along with Mandala (2015). This talented, ambitious writer attended USC School of Cinematic Arts and has more screenplays to… Continue reading Feature: Thembi Banks