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Aja Brown

Compton Mayor Aja Brown made history as the City’s youngest elected Mayor at the age of 31. A national trailblazer, Mayor Brown’s ‘New Vision for Compton’ is a revitalization strategy […]
Aja Brown

Jaimee Todd

Jaimee Todd  is a self-taught artist based in Queens, New York. Born in New Rochelle, New York, she has experimented with various art forms ranging from watercolor to drawing and […]
Jaimee Todd

Akira Armstrong

Bronx native and professional dancer Akira Armstrong got the side-eye when looking for an agent in Los Angeles.  She’d trained at a professional performing arts school and performed with the […]
Akira Armstrong

Sarah Diouf

Sarah Diouf is the founder of  TONGORO, a Made in Africa clothing line. Having decided very early in her career to be an influencer in digital media and image, Sarah […]
Sarah Diouf

Kayla Ortiz

By the time Kayla Ortiz stepped onto the Spelman College campus years ago, she had already launched her efforts to make a global impact for good.  In 2012, she founded Kayla’s […]
Kayla Ortiz

Camille Peace Moskoff

Los Angeles-based jewelry designer and entrepreneur Camille Peace Moskoff has been channeling her energy and creativity into her handmade creations since 2008 when she founded PeaceImages Jewelry.  Inspired by what […]
Camille Peace Moskoff

Marley Dias

Everything about Marley Dias inspires me. Her energy, her smile, her sparkly way of speaking with her eyes all aglow, her love of reading, her desire to personally connect with literature […]
Marley Dias

Nikki Webber Allen

One in four people in the world will develop a mental health condition in their lifetime. With such common occurrence, all communities need awareness and honest conversations to make sure people who are grappling with […]
Nikki Webber Allen

Shermica Farquhar

Chances are, the Sokanista is coming to a city near you.  This is important information because Shermica Farquhar’s power cardio dance fitness class set to Afrobeats and Soca music looks […]
Shermica Farquhar

Lacresha Berry

Today marks the first day of Black History month.  On such a day, allow me to introduce you to another black girl who is making sure the legacy of black […]
Lacresha Berry