Tag Archives: D.C.

Twist & Stylez Natural Hair Salon Founder Sharon Cooper is Today’s Honoree

My name is Sharon Cooper, Founder/Owner of Twist & Stylez Natural Hair Salon and I have over 20 experience as a Natural Hair Stylist/Educator. I am from Washington DC, where I found my passion for doing hair at the age of 14. I am … Continue reading

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Actor Melvin Jackson, Jr. is Today’s Honoree

Melvin was born on April 4th, 1981 in Washington D.C., and now resides in Los Angeles. Known as Bernard on the HBO series “The Wire” and as The Bully on TheCW’s “Everybody Hates Chris.” A young, talented actor, Melvin also … Continue reading

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World War II Veteran Bob Gasche is Today’s Honoree

Bob Gasche is a 90-year-old World War II veteran who enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps as a teenager in 1943 and fought in the famed battle of Iwo Jima at age 21, his first combat.  He lost many friends … Continue reading

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Domain Name Guru Mike Mann is Today’s Honoree

A Washington D.C. native and Domain guru, Mann has decided to take on the task of establishing a new political party in the United States that he has dubbed the Better Government Party. Mike Mann is the founder of non-profit … Continue reading

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Comedian Gary O’Neal is Today’s Honoree

Born Gary Wayne O’Neal Jr,  this native of Washington DC has always been an Entertainer. As far back as grade school, his 5th grade teacher Mrs Jeanie O’Conner told him that he will be seen and heard in the world. … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Survivor Ruby Y. Burke is Today’s Honoree

Ruby Y. Burke is an extraordinary woman and entrepreneur. She has survived domestic abuse, raised three children, the last one is graduating from Full Sail University in June 2013. She mentors to young ladies and she has created a PowerPoint … Continue reading

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Tax Entrepreneur Tiffany Washington is Today’s Honoree

Maryland-based business owner, Tiffany Washington is special because she has never been limited by the barriers or perceptions of others, has persevered through difficult circumstances and gives back to the community.  With no prior experience as a business owner in … Continue reading

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