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Author: AishaAdams

Interviewing Nubia Sutton

I am so excited to share one of my all time favorite vegans with you,’s Nubia Sutton. Her YouTube channel helped me learn the importance of eating raw foods, but it also also kept me motivated on my vegan journey. Nubia is truly a treat to anyone who encounters her.  Her information is listed on the vegan resources page of this blog, and I highly recommend her sessions. In this conversation Nubia gives great advice for those who are on a vegan journey. Watch Nubia Sutton...

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Black College Sports Group Makes A Positive Impact on HBCUs & Chicago

Erwin Prentiss Hill is the Founder and President of Black College Sports Group, LLC (BCSG). BCSG creates sporting event opportunities that feature Historically Black Colleges/Universities (HBCUs). NNG: I am excited to have you on It is always good to have old friends on the blog. Plus, I am excited to feature a positive story on Chicago. There hasn’t been a lot of that lately. What event are you and your team working on? EPH: We are hosting the second annual Windy City Hardwood Classic on the campus of Chicago State University which will run from November until January....

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Soulversation With Ramunda Lark Young

Last Sunday, I had a Soulversation with Ramunda Lark Young. She is the co-owner of Mahogany Books and the founder of Ramunda, INC. Ramunda is such an amazing woman, and I wanted to share her inspiring spirit with you. In her role as co-owner of Mahogany Books, she helps meet the literary needs of readers in search of books written for, by, or about people of the African Diaspora. She also creates innovative event experiences called Sessions that equip women to Surpass Obstacles And Rise (SOAR).       See other interviews...

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DeShuna More Spencer is Building kweliTV

We have all said it at least once; we are tired of black caricatures and unfair depictions of our culture. Deshuna Moore Spencer has found the solution. She is the founder/CEO of kweliTV, a video streaming network. Similar to Netflix, Hulu, and other paid streaming video services, kweliTV is specifically targeted towards black consumers. Her goal is to enhance knowledge, encourage self-empowerment, and promote positive change within the global black community through challenging, inspiring and thought-provoking video content. DeShuna took some time out of her busy schedule last month to talk to me about...

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Beyonce’s Dad: Mathew Knowles Talks Success and Parenting

Mathew Knowles is a successful talent manager, college professor, and dad. He took a few minutes to talk with me about his book, The DNA of Achievers. The book highlights several characteristics that all high achievers possess. At first glance, the characteristics are all cliche; vision, passion, work ethic, etc… However, within the book are worksheets, stories from several high achievers, and gems that can only be dropped from someone with Mathew Knowles’ success. The most valuable part of the conversation for me was when he discussed parenting. Since he raised two super successful daughters (Beyonce Knowles Carter and...

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Religion In Our Community


My Work On The Grit

My Work In The Asheville Citzen Times