Myiti Sengstacke-Rice talks about the impact of Bud Billiken Parade

Myiti Sengstacke-Rice, CEO of The Chicago Defender Charities and publisher of Bronzeville Life honors her family’s legacy through the Bud Billiken Parade and Festival in Chicago. It is the longest running back-to-school parade in the United States. Rolling out spoke with Sengstacke-Rice about legacy, the parade and Black families.

Tuwanna Dennis shares insight on preserving legacy in Black business

Tuwanna Dennis is known as, “The Real Estate Magnet.” She is highly successful and is currently in the process of preserving and expanding on a prominent Southside structure to add value to the community. Rolling out spoke with Dennis about her plans and what it means to preserve legacy.

Why Sherry Washington says having an art collection can benefit your family

Sherry Washington is the CEO and founder of Sherry Arts LLC (SARTS), a company with 34 years of experience in art marketing. Their mission is to present quality art to the community. They have represented some of the most innovative artists in America. Some of these include the late Benny Andres, Gilda Snowden, Shirley Woodson, […]

DJ Baby Drea taps in with a Christmas mix playlist to set your night off

Atlanta‘s DJ Baby Drea has a true understanding of music and the legacy she is now establishing speaks to her appreciation for her predecessors. On a humbug, the rising personality and club favorite supplied a Christmas mix that we just couldn’t resist sharing. Cue it up and let us know if it’s on par with […]

Spelman alumna Kelley Jackson leaves a loving legacy

April 9, 1963- August 2, 2021On August 2, 2021, the Atlanta community gathered for the Homegoing services of Rachel Kelley Jackson.  Beloved by family and friends, “Kelley”, was always centerstage. A sought-after communication specialist and founder of Iconoclast Media Company, she was recognized locally and nationally for her work, especially in political and non-profit circles. […]

Trial date set for men allegedly involved in Mac Miller’s death

The trial is almost underway for the drug dealers involved in the death of the rapper Mac Miller. According to multiple sources, the three men accused of selling Miller the drugs — Cameron Pettit, Stephen Walter and Ryan Reavis — are due in court on Nov. 16, 2021. In 2019, all three men were charged […]

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield strategist Clayton Corley Jr. leading by example

When he isn’t cheering for his hometown Philadelphia Eagles, 76ers, Phillies or Flyers, Clayton Corley Jr. mans the Government Programs Division at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield as its chief of staff in Baltimore, Maryland. A new father, Corley loves spending time with his family and friends. The Temple University graduate recently sat down with rolling out […]

Rihanna shares photos she took at motel where Martin Luther King Jr. was slain

Singing siren Rihanna shared some candid photos from a road trip she took to Memphis last year. As is customary on MLK Day, most people post images and quotes from the legendary civil rights leader. Well, Rihanna took it a step further, apparently mining through her well of photos for three very special images. “Finally […]

Maxine Waters says MLK’s legacy is all-important after Capitol riots

Maxine Waters is convinced there are some White people who will never get past their racism. However, in the wake of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, the legendary California congresswoman implored people of good will to remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “As I solemnly reflect on […]

McDonald’s franchisee Marissa Fisher striving to leave a legacy

Rolling out sat down during its inaugural Peace and Purpose 2020 retreat with second-generation McDonald’s owner-operator Marissa Fisher. Fisher shared her insights during a panel discussion about female leadership styles. The retreat was held virtually Dec. 4-6, 2020. How do you define your purpose? My purpose is defined by my spiritual relationship with God and […]

Bryson Tiller honors Breonna Taylor with billboards in Louisville

After the recent grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor’s case rocked the nation, it’s been hard for fellow Louisville, Kentucky, native Bryson Tiller to celebrate his career. When he heard the news, Tiller, who recently celebrated the fifth anniversary of his Trapsoul album, was overcome with emotion and determined to take action. The 27-year-old singer […]

Michael Jackson’s son Prince wants to ‘expand’ on father’s legacy

Michael Jackson‘s son Prince Jackson wants to “expand” on his late dad’s legacy. The 23-year-old star — who lost his father 11 years ago — still misses the King of Pop, and while he’s “very proud” of the family name, he acknowledged the moniker brings with it certain expectations. Appearing on ITV’s “This Morning” on […]

Honoring Chadwick Boseman

In the words of Kendrick Lamar, “But if God got us then we gon’ be alright.” We lost another hero: Chadwick Boseman, the epitome of Black excellence. The bombshell news of his death sent shockwaves around the world. Our Black Panther, who made us believe in Wakanda forever is no longer on this earth. As […]

Robiar Smith shares her experience as a Black woman in pest control

Robiar Smith, the founder and owner of R.B. Pest Solutions on Chicago’s South Side, is driven by legacy. The former IT professor and consultant has taken her training in the corporate world and created a business that honors her family and blazes a trail for other Black women. Rolling out spoke with Smith about why […]

Snoop Dogg, Big Sean and other celebrities honor Kobe Bryant on social media

A day after what would’ve been Kobe Bryant’s 42nd birthday on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, the city of Los Angeles is celebrating a day named in his honor, and tributes to the NBA legend are rolling in as “Mamba Week” continues. In Orange County and Los Angeles, Monday, Aug. 24, was officially declared Kobe Bryant […]

President Obama eulogizes John Lewis, takes aim at voter suppression

Former President Barack Obama delivered a powerful eulogy for Congressman John Lewis. On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the 44th U.S. president shared details of Lewis’ upbringing and rise as a civil rights leader during the ceremony, which took place at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. “I’ve come here today, because I, like so many […]

Gregory Winfield encourages his children to be the best they can be

Gregory Winfield is a South Side Chicago native and the father of three children. Along with being a manager of a Fortune 100 company and a DJ, he also volunteers his time and services with the children and elderly in his community. Rolling out spoke to Winfield about being a father and how these times […]

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