Ah yes, the influencers…

Here you’ll find a confluence of influence—the convergence of realness, power, class and intellect. You’ll read about people who take a stand, make a difference and bring a new level of intellect, creativity and aplomb to our collective consciousness. People who are creating their legacy and living their truth, whether it’s in the world of fashion, politics, film, writing, music, education, art, design, advertising, media, publishing, sports or philanthropy.

 


A Lesson in Courage: Oprah Celebrates Selma & The Legends Who Paved the Way

Extraordinary people often possess extraordinary courage. I was reminded of this undeniable truth last weekend when my husband and I flew to the west coast to attend a special "Legends" weekend hosted by Oprah Winfrey.

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Q & A With Emerging Health Care Leader, Linda Alexander

Upon first meeting Detroit native, Linda Alexander, I paused for a moment to drink in her kindness, to understand her sense of selflessness and to appreciate her passion for being a change agent in the health care industry.

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Interview with Celebrity Chef, Author and Restaurateur, Pat Neely

Pat and Gina Neely are the real deal, folks. They are as authentic in their everyday lives as they appear to be on the hit Food Network television show, Down Home with the Neelys.

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Interview with Singer/Songwriter, Raheem DeVaughn


Q & A with actor, james lesure


young influencers: bardo & robles levine of allied forces


Q & A with isiah washington, a man from another land


defining delicious: ayala donchin, owner of evelyn's kitchen


Q & A with the incomparable angela bassett


Q & A with journalist, kelley l. carter


q & a with kenny allen


Q & A with Cookie Johnson


q & a with Jalen rose