Social Activist, Travis Washington, Makes Movement with ‘#HandsUp Act

Travis Washington is a Masters of Administration graduate in Higher Education and Administration from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He has been politically involved, from registering people to vote, to working in the Springfield Capitol (as an Alexander Lane Fellow, January to May 2017). “We know … Continue readingSocial Activist, Travis Washington, Makes Movement with ‘#HandsUp Act

OnTheGoBoss Founder, Janee Howard, Promotes Culture Among Reading for Our Children

Reading is very fundamental for our children, especially at a young age. However, not only should we be incorporating a good book into our children’s lives, but we should also ensure that they have culture outside of their own. This is what OnTheGoBoss founder, Janee … Continue readingOnTheGoBoss Founder, Janee Howard, Promotes Culture Among Reading for Our Children

Music Changing Lives Premieres Video for Anti-Tobacco Youth Campaign

(EMPIRE NEWS NETWORK—ENN)— REDLANDS, CA— Back in the day there was the D.A.R.E. program and then there was TRUTH. Both were initiatives that rallied against drugs and tobacco use among minors. However, even though these were strong campaigns, these brands are rarely seen in the … Continue readingMusic Changing Lives Premieres Video for Anti-Tobacco Youth Campaign

Photo Recap: LyLuLs Academy Inc., Hosts First ‘Conversation Cafe’

On Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 11, LyLuLs Academy Inc held it’s first ‘Conversation Cafe’ for high schoolers to teach them that self -love is your first-love. The event was held at Macy’s at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles, California. The Conversation Cafe … Continue readingPhoto Recap: LyLuLs Academy Inc., Hosts First ‘Conversation Cafe’

Famous Rodeo Drive in Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw Community Renamed Obama Boulevard

This has been an active year for the African-American community, as far as street dedications are concerned. From Nipsey Hussle Square to ‘Ruby Dee Place’ and ‘Ossie Davis Way’, and now Obama Boulevard, this is a positive vibe that appears to be gaining momentum as Los Angeles … Continue readingFamous Rodeo Drive in Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw Community Renamed Obama Boulevard

A True Celebration for a Community Change Agent; Celebrating the Life of Ermias Joseph Asghedom ‘Nipsey Hussle’

LOS ANGELES – The community celebrated the life of a true change agent. The life celebration of Ermias Joseph Asghedom, better known to the world as Nipsey Hussle, was held on Thursday, April 11 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The center holds 21,000 … Continue readingA True Celebration for a Community Change Agent; Celebrating the Life of Ermias Joseph Asghedom ‘Nipsey Hussle’

McDonald’s Franchisee And Community Philanthropist, Kiana Webb, Chats On Serving Others And Entrepreneurship

March is Women’s History Month. Women have been making strides for decades now and we continue to make our mark in the community through leadership and service. Local McDonald’s franchises, Kiana Webb is one of those woman who is worth looking up to. She is … Continue readingMcDonald’s Franchisee And Community Philanthropist, Kiana Webb, Chats On Serving Others And Entrepreneurship

Exclusive Interview: Author, Heavyweight Boxer Changes Life Around and Gives Back to the Streets, At Risk Youth

(EMPIRE NEWS NETWORK (ENN)— In today’s day and age, when youth tend to deter off in the wrong direction, it is often times because they lack mentorship. People, and especially our youth, need that mentor to show them what they can achieve no matter what … Continue readingExclusive Interview: Author, Heavyweight Boxer Changes Life Around and Gives Back to the Streets, At Risk Youth

WHILE BLACK PODCASTS PROVIDES A PLATFORM WHERE THE BLACK EXPERIENCE AND LIVING WHILE BLACK IN AMERICA IS SHARED

Today, we are living in times where being Black  in America is still a struggle. Yes, we have somewhat came a long way in terms of business ownership, social status and education; however, we had to work twice as hard to get to that place than our white … Continue readingWHILE BLACK PODCASTS PROVIDES A PLATFORM WHERE THE BLACK EXPERIENCE AND LIVING WHILE BLACK IN AMERICA IS SHARED

Breast Cancer Awareness: ‘She Fought a Good Fight, Till It Was Time to Gain Her Wings’ in Memory of Niya Yzanae Santos

(EMPIRE NEWS NETWORK (ENN)— In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to recognize a true ‘shero’ of mine who is an extended family member, or as we now use the term ‘framily’. Niya Santos was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, at … Continue readingBreast Cancer Awareness: ‘She Fought a Good Fight, Till It Was Time to Gain Her Wings’ in Memory of Niya Yzanae Santos