Mimi J The Glamatory, is a celebrity makeup artist who uplifts women not only through beauty, but also through business. Mimi, who is a Clark Atlanta University graduate, owns two businesses, The Glamatory and Grind Pretty. Mimi has worked with celebrities including Angela Simmons, Kenya Moore, Issa Rae and more. The Glamatory is a vegan makeup […]
Rosalind Michelle is the founder and sole esthetician at Rosalind Michelle Skin Co. The Stone Mountain native is a graduate of Georgia Southern University where she became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. After graduating she pursued a career in beauty, completing an esthetics program at Paul Mitchell The School ESANI. What started […]
Robert H. Bolton is the National Director of Special Events for the United Negro College Fund, where he assists with executing nearly 70 signature and special events. Prior to working for the UNCF, he ran R.H. Bolton, Inc., a special events consulting firm. He is an award-winning professional and co-founder of Morehouse College’s “A Candle […]
The 2017 Pure Heat Community Festival was held on Saturday, September 3, 2017 from noon to 8 p.m. at Piedmont Park Atlanta and it was again a success. In addition to performing, Sevyn Streeter received the Humanitarian Award. Amiyah Scott, Miss Lawrence and Niesha Dupree were presented PHCF Legacy Awards by Jaime Balenciaga. Choreographer Victor […]
[jwplatform uU2ahIpw] While new HIV infection rcase ates are going down among other racial demographics, due to stigmas, stereotypes, and a lack of education, new HIV infection case rates are rising in the Black community. The AIDS Walk South Dallas, Inc. has become a catalyst for change in South Dallas.
Kadeem Dunwell is the founder and chief executive officer of The Young Entrepreneurs of Atlanta Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports, educates and encourages young people under the age of 24 to improve their chances of success by promoting youth entrepreneurship as a viable solution to unemployment. Through their programs, they provide young entrepreneurs with tools, […]
“I raised my baby girl alone,” shares Robert Shakhan, recovery coach for Detroit Recovery Projec, Inc. “I began raising my daughter solo when she was 10 years old. Having been estranged from her mother for several years and always participating in her life, I wanted to be the responsible parent to care for and nurture her […]
[jwplatform acgL0T5P] Singer Bobby V, comedian Rodney Perry and a host of Atlanta activists have joined Amped-4-A-Cure Inc. to encourage others to “BE AMPED. Give yourself the gift of health for the holidays,” a breast cancer awareness campaign.
Seven years ago, Nancy Lewis and Rhonda Hight created Transforming Women Entrepreneurs, a forum designed to give entrepreneurs and those who aspire to travel the entrepreneurial journey an opportunity to network and gain business strategies in an upscale environment. They are having their seven-year anniversary event on March 12, 2015, and its theme is Women Igniting, Influencing & […]
Xernona Clayton is founder, president and CEO of the Trumpet Awards Foundation Inc., and creator and executive producer of the organization’s Trumpet Awards. The Trumpet Awards is a prestigious event highlighting African American accomplishments and contributions. Clayton began her television career in 1967 and became the South’s first black person to have her own television show. […]
Marian Y. Woods, known as Lady Propel, is founder and CEO of My Girlfriends Inc., a nonprofit providing development opportunities for women finding themselves in a proverbial holding pattern, unable to advance. She is also founder and host of Propel Women’s Empowerment Symposium and Expo, an annual personal, professional and leadership development event. Woods has more than 24 years […]
In keeping alive the rich legacy of the late Dr. Evelyn Gibson Lowery founder of SCLC/Women’s Organizational Movement for Equality Now, Inc. and beloved civil rights leader, Atlantans will honor her tonight, April 4, 2014, at The Drum Major for Justice Awards Gala which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. “It is our […]
Happy Founders Day to the illustrious ladies of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority! Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 15, 1908. It is the oldest Greek organization established by black college-educated women. Today, the women of AKA […]
In celebrating the life and legacy of Civil Rights icon Mrs. Evelyn Gibson Lowery, the Lowery family has confirmed the following schedule of events: Monday, September 30, 2013 Public Viewing Cascade United Methodist Church 3144 Cascade Rd Atlanta, GA 30311 11:00a.m. – 9:00p.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Ivy Beyond the Wall Ceremony conducted by the […]
While the brainier side of guitar bands are again represented this week; there are quite a few of interesting, slightly left-of-center R&B releases.
Women in business from across the city of Atlanta attended Candid Conversations II: With Female Entrepreneurs sponsored by Qream. The night featured networking and an intimate panel discussion on what truly happens in the business world. Hosted by Eboni Elektra L!ve at the beautiful Aurum Lounge, guests were privy to complimentary Qream cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and […]
Al Vivian, CEO and president of BASIC Diversity Inc., spoke with rolling out about several issues that serve as indicators that truthful discussions on inclusion must continue across our nation. Considering the current social climate in the country, what recent events most serve as teachable moments? First, the immigration issue. The backlash against immigrant workers […]
Research recently publishes shows that blacks and women and other minority ethnic groups have collectively lost ground in their level of representation in America’s corporate boardrooms over the past few years. The study, titled Missing Pieces: Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards, found that six years after a similar census, white men still overwhelmingly […]
Founder of Sparkles of Life, Inc., Rhonda Lewis-Nwosu, Launches the First ‘Mother’s Heart’ Brunch Fundraiser
Founder of Sparkles of Life, Inc., Rhonda Lewis-Nwosu will launch the inaugural Mother’s Heart Brunch fundraiser on May 7, 2011. This uplifting and life-changing event seeks to bring families together to celebrate mothers. This event will raise awareness about the issues of families facing difficulties in conception and delivery during their road to parenthood and […]