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Jason Phillips

Tattoo and mixed media artist Jason Phillips will be celebrating artists of color while engaging the community with the art scene during the fourth annual Black Tattoo Art & Music Expo in Detroit on July 13 and 14. Phillips’ first solo art exhibition debuted in 1998. His most recent exhibit, “Majesty” featured paintings representing the beauty and perseverance…

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Dr. Jewel Tankard

Dr. Jewel Tankard, the CEO and founder of the Millionairess Club, is presenting her annual Millionairess Conference on Saturday, April 6, in Detroit. The conference empowers and motivates women to learn the rules of economics, become financially independent, and to start their own businesses.  Rolling out spoke with Tankard about her upcoming conference, her recent…

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Photo Courtesy of Shaquilla Shannon

Event planner Shaquilla Shannon is an entrepreneurial success who is now creating opportunities for other entrepreneurs to thrive. Shannon is the founder of the event planning business Larger Than Life Event Planning Custom Designs and Treats, which services events globally, while simultaneously helping entrepreneurs kick-start their own businesses. “You must find your passion, deepen your experience…

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I.O. Beauty Market is a Black-owned lifestyle and beauty marketplace that provides all-natural and toxin-free products for women. Founder Dixie Lincoln-Nichols is a certified health and wellness coach with a simple yet highly effective product initiative: S.A.G.E. (Safe, Authentic, Gorgeous and Eco-friendly). “I truly believe that beauty begins within,” Lincoln-Nichols says. “The wellness journey isn’t…

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imani Ellis

Imani Ellis, founder of Creative Collective NYC, is gearing up for the second annual one-day CultureCon conference. The CultureCon event will be hosted at the Knockdown Center in New York this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Powered by CCNYC, CultureCon is providing a collaborative space for creatives of color to network and receive influential knowledge from leaders who…

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Nicci Gilbert-Daniels‘ heart-wrenching new film Social Conflict has earned multiple accolades. Gilbert-Daniels, a member of the R&B group Brownstone, has an impressive background in the entertainment industry being a  Grammy-nominated singer and signing to the “King of Pop” Michael Jackson’s label, MJJ Music. Gilbert-Daniels is an actress, writer, executive producer and director. Her most famous acting…

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Author Patrice Lee recently published two new children’s books. I Like Who I Am, I Love Being Me! comically narrates through animals about their carefree lives, and It’s Just a “Circumstance” speaks to the impact of children dealing with a negative experience and turning it into an impactful event. Through her publishing company, Leep4Joy Books, Lee promotes wellness,…

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Adrienne Walker, founder and CEO of Blue Henry Spirits, is raising expectations in the cocktail industry by providing all-natural, handcrafted cocktails, mocktails and cotton candy divvy’s. Walker will be launching her new tamarind flavor cocktail and Bloody Mary riming salt this coming fall. These cocktails are sure to have you begging for more while bragging to…

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Naturopathic doctor, Dr. Karla Mitchell, ND, is a Detroit native who is pioneering a new healing culture for the communities of Detroit. Naturopathy, or naturopathic medicine, involves using natural and non-invasive products to support and enable one’s innate healing process. Dr. Mitchell aims to improve health outcomes, reduce and prevent addiction, and empower people to…

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Dr. LaSonia A. Barlow

Dr. L.A. Barlow is a certified forensic psychologist, psychotherapist and grief counselor who specializes in incorporating biblical Scriptures and medical treatment to help restore a patient’s mind, body and spirit. A Detroit native, she has a master’s in counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary in Southfield, Michigan, and a doctorate degree in clinical psychology, specializing in neuropsychology, from…

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SistersWithSuperPowers

Felicia Joseph is the director of casting at NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. She is at the helm of covering scripted casting for the cable portfolio that includes USA, Syfy, Bravo, E! and Universal Cable Productions. She works with shows like “Shooter,” “The Sinner,” “Queen of the South,” “The Purge” and “Unsolved.” Before joining NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment in…

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Iman Ramadan is a debonair style aficionado and devoted fashion lover. Born and bred in New York City, Ramadan has an edgy yet flawless appeal to her wardrobe selection. Her subtle grace is a compliment to her style, but her versatility is what sets her apart from the “fashion bunch.” Ramadan is the founder of…

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