Monthly Archives: November 2017

MatzoBall Founder Andy Rudnick is Today’s Honoree

While Jewish Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers are settling in for a night of Chinese takeout and movies this Christmas Eve, the Jewish urban 18-34 crowd will be dancing and flirting the night away at the 31st annual MatzoBall – multi-city lavish parties at … Continue reading

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Daddy Saturday Creator Justin Batt is Today’s Honoree

Justin created Daddy Saturday: A Dad’s Guide to Intentional Fatherhood by creating epic moments with your children in order to raise good kids who become great adults. It’s his solution to the fatherhood crisis and it started in his own … Continue reading

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Zuvaa Founder Kelechi Anyadiegwu is Today’s Honoree

I started Zuvaa because I wanted to see change in the fashion industry. As an African-American Woman of Nigerian Heritage I grew up with African textiles, they were always an integral part of my culture. Growing up, I often found … Continue reading

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Author and Motivational Speaker Jessica Cross is Today’s Honoree

About The Book: For so many years, Sandra had worked and strived toward her ideal of the perfect life. By most people’s standards, she had it all – the handsome, upwardly-mobile husband; a respected career at the university; and a … Continue reading

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Ayers Publicity CEO Kiki Ayers is Today’s Honoree

Ke’Andrea “Kiki” Ayers is an Entertainment Journalist and Producer. Growing up in a single parent household, Ayers uses the struggles of her past to motivate her future. From growing up poor, she reflects on a time when she lived in … Continue reading

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Author Peter Rooney is Today’s Honoree

About the Book: When an X-ray of a sore arm quickly leads to a diagnosis of Stage IV kidney cancer—one which would soon affect his bones, his lungs, lymph nodes, and brain—Peter Rooney’s life will never be the same. Faced … Continue reading

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Beauty Boss Gwen Jimmere is Today’s Honoree

The first black woman to hold a patent for a natural hair care product, honoree of the Root 100 award, winner of the Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition, and named one of Hello Beautiful’s 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurial Mavens, Gwen Jimmere is … Continue reading

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