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Marc Lacy is a speaker, writer and producer for AVO Publishing LLC. A native of Huntsville, Alabama, and a proud graduate of Alabama A&M University, he has performed across the country at many national literary events and spoken word venues. Rolling out spoke with the award-winning poet for our “Creative Class” series about his career…

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Jamie Foxx is set to take a seat in the director’s chair once again. The 52-year-old actor co-wrote the script for the movie about pastor siblings with Donald Ray “Speedy” Caldwell. The plot follows two brothers who take on jobs at two completely different churches, with one thriving and the other left struggling to cope…

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Terrie Davoll Hudson is an author, award-winning business leader, and motivational speaker. Hudson has more than 30 years of leadership in sales and operational excellence and has spent a good portion of her life leading, coaching and mentoring others. Rolling out spoke with the author about her latest book, Leave a Legacy That Counts. What…

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Deidre McDonald has more than 30 years of experience as an award-winning producer, writer and educator. As the founding artistic director for the BronzeLens Film Festival, which showcases Atlanta as the new mecca for film production, she is dedicated to empowering the next generation of filmmakers. BronzeLens has been recognized nationally and internationally for its…

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Lil Yatchy is shocking music fans with his latest collaboration. The Atlanta native recently revealed that he played a major role in the popular City Girls‘ hit “Act Up.” In a new YouTube interview with Influencer Kerwin Frost, Lil Yachty said that he wrote the entirety of the song. “He may have said like one thing…

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The death of Kevin Barnett, 32, a rising star in the comedy world, sent shockwaves through Hollywood this week. Barnett was on vacation in Tijuana, Mexico, when he died unexpectedly. Mexican authorities have now released a cause of death. According to Mexican authorities, Barnett was rushed to a local hospital in Tijuana where he died…

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Kevin Barnett, 32, a rising star in the comedy world, has died, according to his publicist and studio. Barnett was one of the writers and the co-creator behind the hit TV series “Rel,” starring comedian Rel Howery, and was well-known in major writing circles. According to his agent, Barnett was on vacation in Mexico when he died.…

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For some, it started with a video of substitute teacher spitting a powerful spoken-word about his life in a classroom that instantly went viral, but for now-23-year-old Kondwani Fidel, his moment started long before that. The Baltimore native is a writer, speaker and poet who is traveling the world to touch lives with his story.…

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Philadelphia native Mya Kay Douglas is a best-selling author that’s set to make literary history on April 4, 2017, as the first person to release three books on the same day. Two of her books are celebrity collaborations (Before Empire: Raising Bryshere “Yazz The Greatest” Gray and S.E.A.L.: Sex, Entertainment and Lies with Londell “Niko London”…

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