Tag Archives: African American

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 Dr. Agwu Ukiwe Okali is Today’s Honoree

About The Book: The importance and influence of the English language in modern life cannot be gainsaid. Not only is there a large and growing number of people who communicate in it – about one quarter of the world’s population by … Continue reading

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Miss Black Arizona USA Pageant Head Director Aimee Parker is Today’s Honoree

Who am I? My name is Aimee Parker. I was born and raised in southern Louisiana. I moved to Arizona a few years ago where I am currently pursuing my second degree at attend Arizona State University. I really appreciate my southern … Continue reading

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Author Erica Armstrong Dunbar is Today’s Honoree

ABOUT NEVER CAUGHT: When George Washington was elected president, he reluctantly left behind his beloved Mount Vernon to serve in Philadelphia, the temporary seat of the nation’s capital, after a brief stay in New York. In setting up his household … Continue reading

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Music Artist Sellah is Today’s Honoree

Born in San Bernadino, California, Sellah’s early life was spent traveling the world with his high profile government family. After one year of university in Illinois, he transferred to Hawaii to play NCAA basketball. For the past nine years, Sellah … Continue reading

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Afro-Deeziak TV Co-Host Gracie L. Phoenix is Today’s Honoree for Monday May 2nd, 2016

Grace L. Phoenix is a US native, born in Detroit, Michigan – home of the Motown Era. She is widely known as “Gracie Phoenix” or “The Lady Gracie”. Gracie grew up with a natural love for all types of musical … Continue reading

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Judge Grady L. Pettigrew, Jr. is Today’s Honoree for Friday February 5th, 2016

Judge Grady L. Pettigrew, Jr, is the Chairman of the African American Male Wellness Walk in Columbus, Ohio and he tirelessly serves his community.Under his leadership, this Columbus Ohio event now offers free health screenings, monthly health education programs, wellness … Continue reading

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