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This Is It! BBQ & Seafood is dedicated to Southern culinary excellence and its founder, Shelley “Butch” Anthony III, has set a new standard for family and business dining. This Is It! continues to forge ahead toward greater heights in expanded markets across the country and internationally. The seeds for Anthony’s entrepreneurial spirit were planted…

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Federal, state and local officials have broken up a massive interstate drug ring that was being operated as a family business. Law enforcement officials stated that at least 12 of 17 suspects have been arrested in a drug distribution ring that shipped drugs between Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport and John F. Kennedy Airport in…

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Family. Love them or hate them, the family is family. We go to family for advice, feedback, critiques and often they are the first customers. In an ideal world, your family will be your best support system as an entrepreneur. A sticky topic comes up though when you are trying to make a true profit and…

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Sometimes Kanye West doesn’t get enough credit. For all his antics and larger-than-life persona, people sometimes forget that the writer of such songs as “Hey Mama” and “Family Business” can be a very compassionate and understanding man. One of the biggest revelations during Bruce Jenner’s recent landmark interview with Diane Sawyer was that it was none…

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Gov. Nathan Deal will join General Motors Corp. on Thursday, Jan 10 at the Georgia Institute of Technology to make “a major economic development and information technology announcement” that is expected to be an information technology center in Roswell, Ga., a northern suburb of Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported in December 20112, that  GM…

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is embarking upon its centennial anniversary. The public service organization boasts a membership of more than 300,000 collegiate women  and a sisterhood with more than 900 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan, Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. Here, we’ve identified a few of…

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Feeling chic? The best accessory this winter to fit your mood isn’t the new coat you spied in the department store window, but the sophisticated and refined 2013 Chevy Malibu. It’s ready to wear no matter the occasion — especially when you’re transitioning from day to night.

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Many Americans covet stress-free or low-stress jobs and careers. Well, they are out there, according to CareerCast.com. According to ABCnews.com: In assessing 200 careers, CareerCast.com’s criteria included 11 stress factors like travel, job outlook, deadlines, working in the public eye, competitiveness, physical demands, environmental conditions, hazards encountered, own life at risk, life of another at…

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  Todd Belcore and Emile Cambry “Ideas with Action” and “Create. Social. Change.” are the taglines that childhood friends and entrepreneurs Todd Belcore and Emile Cambry came up with when they produced the inaugural Chicago International Social Change Film Festival, a three day festival that took place this past October. The Chicago International Social Change…

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With the New Year comes new options, including making resolutions. For some, that may include purchasing a new vehicle to ring in the New Year. How would you like to welcome 2013 with a new set of wheels? Here, we’ve rated the best cars for 2013. –yvette caslin Toyota RAV4 The 2013 Toyota RAV4 is…

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Radio personality Frank Ski was among a host of  award recipients who were honored for “their achievements and for utilizing their reach and resources to edify those whose lives they touch,” says Munson Steed, CEO/Publisher rolling out magazine, at the Men of Power and Influence Awards sponsored by Ford. One of Atlanta’s favorite radio personalities, Frank…

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  The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light,  in partnership with Bloomberg LP, recently announced the results of The Civic 50, the first comprehensive scorecard of S&P 500 companies that best use their time, talent and resources to positively impact the quality of life in the communities they serve. “NCoC is proud to be part…

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Microsoft Corp. will release the next version of its Xbox video-game machine, the top-selling console, in time for the holidays next year, according to people familiar with the company’s plans.

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Actress,model, mom Halle Berry can do no wrong. With lots of successful films under her belt, she still takes time to develop and launch new businesses. Her perfumes are doing very well and her being a classic beauty makes it even easier to sell. She now has launched her third fragrance, Closer. ,“I wanted to…

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  Black Data Processing Associates National Association of Black Accountants National Black MBA Association   National Sales Network American Association of Blacks in Energy   Association of Black Psychologists     Black Psychiatrists of America   National Association of Black Journalists Black Caucus of the American Library Association   National Association for Black Law Enforcement…

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Legendary fashion designer B. Michael recently launched his new clothing collection at Macy’s. During a tour stop in Atlanta, the designer met and greeted new and veteran B. Michael America fans and narrated the spectacular  presentation of his new collection, b michael AMERICA RED, available exclusively at Macy’s. The costume designer for Whitney Houston in…

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