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Laurence Fishburne

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By Nigeria Anderson

Laurence Fishburne Malcolm X Audible

Laurence Fishburne is the voice of Malcolm X  autobiography. With the blessing of Malcolm X’s daughter Assata Shakur, Laurence Fishburne completes a longstanding request to read Malcolm X.  I couldn’t think of a better match.  Audible is the first to release the Alex Haley first ever unabridged audiobook recordingLaurence is honored to bring their experience to life through an audio version. While there are many stories yet told about many of our African-American legends, we are glad to add Malcolm X.  There is no other experience and transformation known to us like the one of Malcolm X.  His vision, passion and love for his community was epic.

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Ebony S. Small

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By Nigeria Anderson

The Leader In You

Ebony S. Small is a ministry leader who released a book entitled The Leader In You. The book, which reached No. 1 on several Amazon.com lists, focuses on cultivating and amplifying strong leaders within the church and the faith community. In today’s unprecedented time, those in leadership positions must take their rightful place.  Ebony Small is an associate pastor at Bethel Gospel Assembly.  She reminds us, all have been given a leadership role to influence and share what God has placed inside of us.  As we watch fractured leadership fail to offer the necessary encouragement and guidance, many suffer from being misguided. During this time of the pandemic, it is important for everyone to understand their role to lead.  Ebony S. Small’s book The Leader In You can help you do just that. (more…)

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ETHAN KENT

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By Nigeria Anderson

Ethan Kent Sings God Is Good

Ethan Kent is a musician, songwriter, producer and singer.  He enjoys sharing what’s on his heart. Most of us have been emotionally drained coping with this global pandemic. However, it is in the midst of trouble we can lament for God to show up.  It is in that moment our cries causes us to triumphant and be victorious. Ethan Kent released a new single titled God Is Good. There are few guarantees in life but God Is Good is one you can count on.  God Is God is Ethan turning tragedy into a triumph of faith.  As Christians we understand that in the midst of a storm, Jesus shows up and can command peace. His song God Is Good was a response to his mother being hospitalized and due to the pandemic he was not able to visit.  He wrote God Is Good and had the nurses play it to comfort his mother. The song is a testimony we all should keep on repeat. (more…)

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Rolondis Bush

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By Nigeria Anderson

Runway Model & Print

Rolondis Bush a model and voice over professional out of Ohio. He arrived in New York City with $300 in his pocket and landed a job as a waiter. While waiting tables in Time Square a co-worker needed a favor. Recruited by his co-worker to fill in at a fashion show.  Rolondis Bush 6’5” stature was his ticket.  This opened a door for Rolondis to keep walking through.  Approached by another good friend to go on a casting call, Rolondis accepted.  With no portfolio, no headshot and no experience, Rolondis entered this opportunity with nerves and confidence. He landed the job. Evidence that sometimes being Johnny on the spot can pay off. In his 2 year journey as a model, Rolodis Bush has been featured in numerous fashion shows and printed work.  Achieving fame as a professional model. Rolondis acknowledged by a fashion designer, was offered to come to Paris for a show.  Truly, every model’s dream.  Due to the pandemic, his show was canceled.  But we say hold on Paris, Rolondis Bush is on his way. (more…)

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Frank Caldwell

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By Nigeria Anderson

I Am Caldwell LLC. Music & Community

Frank Caldwell is a songwriter, singer, speaker and a mental health advocate.  He is the founder of I Am Caldwell LLC. Currently he has a new release titled Overcome an inspirational anthem to encourage listeners during this pandemic time.  Frank Caldwell grew up singing. He turned his passion into a career.  Some of Frank’s songs have landed on billboard R&B charts. There is no one genre Frank favors, he is able to bring it all including gospel. I Am Caldwell LLC is spreading love and music all around the world.  Frank is affiliated with NAMI and committed to his work bringing joy to all.  His main goal is connecting mental health services to those in lower-income communities.

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Walter Kemp Jr.

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By Nigeria Anderson

Group Fitness Artist

Walter Kemp Jr., is a Fitness Artist and Influencer who understands obesity first hand. Walter was once 250lbs and was able to reach 130lbs goal with consistency and discipline. After making a decision to dedicate his life to mental, physical and spiritual growth. He began his quest to inspire and inform others who struggle with the same hardships and negative effects obesity had on him. Walter is a Fitness Coach at Active Plus; A Public Health start-up promoting healthy lifestyle choices through physical activity and education.

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Sam Hicks

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By Nigeria Anderson

NEW FILM OUTGROWN

Sam Hicks is a filmmaker and entrepreneur dedicated to empowering people of color through storytelling. Formerly at Cheddar, a business news network, Sam served as a cinematographer for interviews and packages featuring CEOs of Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft and Delta. Through grit and determination, built over the years, Sam independently produced two films. Sam Hicks first award-winning film Outgrown is about two kids following their dreams; he secured a streaming deal with UP Faith & Family which is available now for you to stream with family and friends.

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Christopher Marciano

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By Nigeria Anderson

CHRISTOPHER MARCIANO

Christopher Marciano is a singer and songwriter climbing his way to the top song by song.  At a young age, Christopher Marciano began writing to express his feelings.  He was challenged in school because of the way he spoke. In spite of his many challenges,  writing was an outlet that landed him on several platforms you will hear about during our interview. Every now and then I get an email which captures my full attention.  Christopher’s was one. He is burgeoning his way into our hearts with songs like Runaway, I’m Just Me, Straight Jacket and my favorite Discussion. Christopher is fresh out of the studio with another gem In Love With Your Lover.

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Chef Anthony Thomas

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By Nigeria Anderson

Everybody Eats With Chef Anthony

Chef Anthony Thomas is an event coordinator chef.  The name of his catering company is Chef Anthony Thomas Events.  Chef Anthony is a one-stop shop for any baby shower, wedding, repast, birthday or anniversary.  Whatever, the celebration Chef Anthony is your event coordinator extraordinaire. Chef Anthony is also an author with four books to share his culinary skills.  His recent book Mommy Daddy What is This? Is designed to introduce children to healthy foods. From traditional soul food to cultural dishes from around the world, Chef Anthony will delight your taste buds.  I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Chef Anthony and pull out some real chef meal gems. He explains how he is coping with COVID-19, delivering delicious meals to those who just can’t resist.

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Katrina KAT TAT Jackson

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By Nigeria Anderson

Tattoo Artist Extraordinaire

Katrina “Kat Tat” Jackson is a celebrity female Tattoo Artist owner of Enigma Studio in Beverly Hills, CA.  She returns to share an update on what’s new. Kat Tat is an incredible tattoo artist with a very impressive clientele. Kat attended the fine art of Super Bowl weekend with their 3rd annual Smocks and Jocks: Painting with the Pros. painting party with 18 active and former NFL players and local students in Atlanta, GA. Kat participated in Q&A with former NFL player Isaac Keys and tattoo artist Kevin Laroy. They discuss the Paint Your Path event which highlights the importance of finding purpose and pursuing your dreams with students from Booker T. Washington high school.  This is just another way of lending her talents to the community but there is more.

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