Just when you thought feel good R&B music was going away, you catch the mesmerizing sound of a soulful voice that not only gives you chills, but also draws you in to fall in love with R&B all over again. This is what music artist, Saint Jaimz is doing to change the game in the music industry.

Having performed at the Slow Jam Heart and Soul 3rd year anniversary at the Virtual Harlem Music Festival, this Chicago-born artist is throwing back the covers and showing how he is making it do what it do and in a big way.

I…

It takes a certain level of time and passion for writing one book. And to write many goes beyond the formation of connected words on a page to become the legacy of what is left behind. Or perhaps it is divine intervention. Either way, Eric Jerome Dickey’s life, and legacy will forever be more than words on hundreds of thousands of pages.

This Memphis, Tennessee-born author had no plans to become a writer, let alone a best-selling author. As a matter of fact, he aspired to be an engineer. Shortly after completing his degree in Computer System Technology at the…

by Dr. Pamela Gurley, D.M.

As a fan of many stories written by Eric Jerome Dickey (EJD), Sleeping with Strangers was certainly a twist on the many books I have read by him. The first in a five-book series tells the beginning tale of Gideon, a trained hitman raised by a prostitute mother.

A man plagued by his childhood, he hated his mother and found himself only able to connect to women sexually. After all, everything he ever learned about emotional relationships was identified through sex and money (even by his own mother, Thelma). Thelma selfishly and constantly offered sex or money to him for…

Attaining business success can be just as hard as making change. Just ask Justin Blake, the founder of the Operational Excellence & Design Management Group (OEDM Group), a small business management consulting firm providing process improvement expertise across various operational functions such as Business Operations, IT, Cyber Security, and Statistical Performance Management.

Recently embarking on Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) accreditation efforts (a cybersecurity maturity mandate issued by the Department of Defense), Justin Blake is coming face to face with meeting challenges that can come with change. Change that has been requiring a lot of work and work that…

The entrepreneur journey is not only about revenue; it is about creating generational wealth. But even that is just a small piece that comes along with the journey. Just ask Jalynn Jones, who is a Business Coach, Strategist, and Black Entrepreneurship Thought Leader, and the Founder of Black Pretty and Paid University, an affirmation-enriched business coaching company designed to increase excellence, acumen, and sustainability among melanated entrepreneurs.

In honor of Women’s HERstory Month, it is my pleasure to highlight such an amazing (and busy) boss lady unapologeticially making a community difference when it comes to entrepreneurship.

Dr. G.: Thank you…

Media platforms comes in all forms, just like people. But also, like media platforms, there are people that make such an explosion with its greatness before the entire world hears about it. This is what Dr. Ashley Little was when it came to media (and at this point, the world has gotten to know this media giant in some way, shape, or form).

Dr. Ashley Little is an Award-Winning Serial Entrepreneur, Media Journalist, 12X Best-Selling Author, Host and Executive Producer of Creating Your Seat At The Table Show, CEO and Founder; as well as Editor-In-Chief of Creating Your Seat At…

Oftentimes, corporate missions stem from a personal experience and journey. When it comes to the CEO of the Samarian Group and H2One Alfred Zaccagnino, his drive is impactful and a necessity, especially in 2020 and beyond.

H2One CEO and co-founder, Alfred Zaccagnino, says the H2One Hand Sanitizer product was born out of necessity: “As we all went through this pandemic, I had an early realization that there was going to be an urgent need for safe and quality hand sanitizes; there just wouldn’t be enough to go around. …

When you are determined to make a change, you do so in a way that will shift the culture of those around you. And that is exactly what Jade Tinner, Vice President of Community Investment for the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, did when she launched her nonprofit, One Unified Resource Foundation (OUR).

OUR is a progressive nonprofit with the belief everyone is responsible for the overall well-being of their communities. A creative, Jade Tinner loves helping others and believes that adult men and young men should know that they are needed; and also need one another to thrive, create…

For Mann Robinson, there is a lot to celebrate despite a pandemic. A successful and sought-after Film Director, Producer, and Actor, he is also Podcast Host, Entrepreneur, and Author.

His book A Look Into: Black Independent Filmmaking is the first Black filmmaking how to guide providing insights on independent filmmaking, resources, filming techniques, funding, film distribution, and more. If you have questions, Mann has answers. …

Atlanta born, Los Angeles raised, Roxanne Luciano is living the life of her dreams. And her new single, Rich Rich, is a clear indication of that. This Caribbean-fused hip-hop single is quickly making its way up the charts on every platform it is streaming on. Living her life being raw, rich in spirit, and rebellious has taught her to push beyond her own fears and allow the world to see just who she really is…voice and all.

Loving music her whole life and being raised in a family of entertainers, it was only a matter of time before this model…

Dr. Pamela Gurley, D.M.

Speaker | Author | CEO | Writer. The Un@pologetic Entrepreneur. Feat’d in Forbes, on Good Morning Washington & Fox5Atl. Connect on IG & Twitter: @iamdrpgurley

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