#NeverEverEverEverGIVEUP : I’ll Take Trap-spiration for 1017 Alex!

Tired of being let down by [some of] social media’s content? Were you recently exposed to a gruesome murder or a random subway fight on Facebook? Feeling like your President is letting you down? Is that annoying co worker subtweeting you again?? Well, here’s an inspirational boost:  Gucci Mane has been on a motivational kick…

AASL & Shea Moisture Presents: Black Empowerment

The African American Student League & Shea Moisture is teaming up to celebrate black culture, entrepreneurship, and success in an upcoming summit, Black Empowerment.   A group of local, successful entrepreneurs will unite for a free event to promote black empowerment, inspire future entrepreneurs and to help motivate the community. “‘Join us for an event…

Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela

Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela also know as Winnie Mandela  spent over two decades fighting a racist government on behalf of the people of South Africa. Between 1962-1985 Winnie Mandela only accounted for 10 months of “freedom.” Winnie fought racism and apartheid by remaining an unrelenting, courageous advocate for freedom. During Winnie’s Political development and advocacy…

BELLA CHANTELLE: Consider Entrepreneurship in 2017

“Everything happens for a reason. God planned this out exactly how its suppose to be…” – @iambellachantelle Sheena Johnson, fashion designer and young entrepreneur from Philadelphia, shares the details of her journey in creating and branding her very own fashion line “Bella Chantelle.” During a brief phone interview with Sheena, I had a chance to…

Sade: We Want New Music!! Please.

Sade, we miss you, and we want new music. Please. As Sade celebrates her 58th birthday we’re reminded of what an inspiration and soulful blessing she has been in our lives. I looked through so many throwback videos of her many performances this weekend, and as different photos filled my social media feed, I began…

Black Billionaires: 3 of the Richest People in the World

Can you name a black billionaire? Yeah yeah, I know about Oprah and Michael Jordan but what about Aliko, Folorunsho, and the other Mike? People often associate wealth and riches with fame and entertainment but here are three black billionaires (some of the richest individuals in the world) who built success independent of the entertainment…