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Nigerian Singer/Songwriter MARENIKAE is Today’s Honoree

With a name as iconic as the culture she represents, MARENIKAE is the embodiment of West African pride and culture, fused with the glamour and sophistication of old Hollywood.The statuesque Nigerian singer/songwriter is beyond multi-talented with current projects ranging from … Continue reading

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VETPAW Founder Ryan Tate is Today’s Honoree

Discovery’s Animal Planet and Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife (VETPAW), a U.S. nonprofit that employs U.S. Veterans to protect endangered wildlife teamed up for “Blood Ivory,” a historic and exciting documentary series that premiered Tuesday, September 12, 2017.  https://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/blood-ivory/ VETPAW … Continue reading

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The Soul Of My Footprints Founder Alfie B. Jelks is Today’s Honoree

Minister Alfie B. Jelks, the second child of three siblings who were reared in a single parent home by their mother, Laura West,was born March 14,1968 in Tuskegee,AL. He has one son. Alfie attended schools in the Muscogee County School … Continue reading

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Next Galaxy Corp Founder Mary Spio is Today’s Honoree

Among Mary Spio’s many accomplishments, she is best known for creating and holding patents on the technology used to digitally release feature films. Mary and her team at Boeing worked with LucasFilms to be the first to digitally distribute major motion … Continue reading

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CORE Magazine Co- Founder Eden Oyewo is Today’s Honoree

Eden Oyewo is a 28 year old that represents Nigeria and Indianapolis, IN; with a love for encouraging young ladies to achieve their goals. Eden is Co-Founder of CORE Magazine. Creating Opportunity to Reach Empowerment (CORE) is a movement to … Continue reading

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Fashion Designer Joanna de’Shay is Today’s Honoree

Born on the Western coast of Africa to a Nigerian Father and Russian Mother, this international designer could not think of a more representative name for her new clothing line. Thus, Black Russian was born and is a clothing line … Continue reading

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Team World Running Ambassador Steve Spear is Today’s Honoree

Steve Spear, 49, former pastor and running ambassador for Team World Vision began on April 8, 2013 to run a marathon a day for the next five months, running across the country from California to New York to raise $1.5 … Continue reading

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