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Atlanta Hawks’ Nzinga Shaw on the impact of Black women in leadership roles

As the chief diversity and inclusion officer of the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena, Nzinga Shaw is the first person to hold the position in...

Sammye Scott makes mark in the music industry

While the majority of 20-somethings are struggling to land a job interview, Entertainment mogul-in-the-making Sammye Scott is effortlessly navigating her way to becoming one of...

Mike B., the ‘prince of fashion,’ shares his hip-hop odyssey

The world of fashion is fickle, but those who possess a keen understanding of style eternally have a seat at the table of haute couture....

Meet Shavone Charles, the millennial bringing #Blackgirlmagic to Silicon Valley

If “The Future is female” as they say, and Black girls have magic, then Shavone Charles is undeniably leading the pack. She currently serves as ‎the...

Stiletto-dancing choreographer Aliya Janell snatches the internet’s wig

A dancer extraordinaire, Aliya Janell has taken the internet by storm with her gutsy choreography in 5-inch heels. Each week, the Los Angeles native posts...

Jamika Crowner has built a beauty oasis at Fantasy Faces Lash & Brow Studio

Jamika Crowner, owner of Fantasy Faces Lash & Brow Studio in East Point, Georgia, says it’s their “goal to provide affordable beauty luxury for the...

Angela Yee’s on-air presence has propelled urban culture for 20 years

The road to success for veteran radio personality Angela Yee wasn’t paved with strategic business moves and a blueprint. During the early stages of her...

Meet the sisters leading a thriving Atlanta communications agency

Running a family business can be fraught with challenges, but for the business partners of Theory Communications, sisters Andrea and Erica Hamilton, it’s been a...

Sevyn Streeter finds healing in writing and performing music

From humble beginnings of singing church hymns in Haines City, Florida, to selling out shows in Hollywood, Sevyn Streeter has shown critics her relentless hustle...

Miller Lite’s Tap the Future competition kicks off in New York

The New York edition of Miller Lite’s Tap the Future regional competition was a phenomenal success. “Shark Tank” star Daymond John and Kenny Burns, the...