Makeup artist Mimi J shares quarantine beauty tips

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 […]

The owner of Rosalind Michelle Skin Co. shares beauty product recommendations

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 […]

Morehouse alum Robert H. Bolton shares what fatherhood has taught him

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 […]

ICYMI: 6th annual Pure Heat Community Festival at Black Gay Pride in Atlanta

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 […]

HIV on the rise in Black communities, decreasing in white communities

[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 instills confidence, inspiration and hope in young entrepreneurs

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, […]

Single dad Robert Shakhan talks spiritual growth and bonding with his daughter

“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 […]

Nancy Lewis to celebrate 7 years of developing female entrepreneurs at Atlanta’s Commerce Club

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, Trumpet Awards Foundation Inc.

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, My Girlfriends Inc.

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 […]

Happy Founders Day! Celebrity women who are members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

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 […]

Evelyn Lowery funeral update

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 […]

Candid Conversations II With Female Entrepreneurs

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 on America’s Most Recent Diversity-Related Teachable Moments

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 […]

New Study Shows Blacks and Women Losing in Corporate America

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 […]