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Philanthropists Jrue Holiday and Lauren Holiday are Today’s Honorees

The year 2020 has affected thousands of lives and local businesses across the nation in unfathomable ways, due to the uprisings of the global pandemic and the epidemic of racial and social injustices. In July, New Orleans Pelicans player, Jrue … Continue reading

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Grammy Award Winner and MyGood.org Founder Macy Gray is Today’s Honoree

Hailing from Canton, Ohio, Macy Gray remains an undeniable force of nature, selling out venues in nearly every corner of the globe two decades into her storied career. One of her most important roles is that of an activist and … Continue reading

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Project sWish Chicago Founder McKinley Nelson is Today’s Honoree

McKinley K. Nelson is a Chicago native who attended Whitney Young Magnet High School and is currently a senior pursuing a B.A. degree in Sports Management and International Business at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. McKinley embodies the spirit of … Continue reading

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Klique Creative Co-Owners Heather DeMonte and Stacy Amoo-Mensah are Today’s Honorees

Klique Creative, a female-owned digital brand identity and creative agency, announced today the launch of its first major philanthropic endeavor titled “Brand-Aid,” a 12 week relief plan valued at $30,000 that will be awarded to a deserving women-owned small business … Continue reading

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BUMI Founder Thérèse Ilunga is Today’s Honoree

Thérèse Ilunga was born in Kabozia, a remote village in DRC. She was one of 12 children and the eldest of eight girls in her family. Her parents insisted they attend school, so Thérèse walked more than seven miles a … Continue reading

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We Cancerve Movement Founder Grace Callwood is Today’s Honoree

Grace E. G. Callwood, age 15, is the founder and chairwoman of the board of advisors for the We Cancerve Movement, a foundation that creates giving opportunities that can be supported by the community, especially youth in the community, to … Continue reading

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Miss Black Arizona Marian Omidiji is Today’s Honoree

Marian Omidiji, the reigning Miss Black Arizona, has years of community service under her belt and aspires to be both a source of inspiration for young women of color and a distinguished leader in the country. She is a cum … Continue reading

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Motivational Speaker Jarray Davis is Today’s Honoree

Jarray Davis is a transformation figure that was able to change his life and excel beyond his circumstances. His mission has since become to help others transform their lives by first transforming their way of thinking. Jarray is a 2 … 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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Sydney Paige Founder and CEO Courtney Brockmeyer is Today’s Honoree

With a passion for helping others, an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong-willed nature to overcome barriers that many would tell her were impossible to break through, Courtney left the safety of the corporate world to launch her own Company.  With … Continue reading

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