Olayemi Odesanya



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Cents Ability Inc.’s Roy Paul

“We live in a country that is built off of being financially literate,” said Roy Paul, executive director of Cents Ability Inc.

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The Prospect Park Soiree pre-sale tickets available

Prospective attendees who are interested in attending one of the most anticipated summer parties, the Prospect Park Soiree, are now able to buy pre-sale tickets.

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New CCNY president Vincent Boudreau 

The City College of New York will be hosting their presidential investiture ceremony March 29.

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Jill Flowers—A soul activist

“I consider myself a soul activist,” said Jill Flowers.

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Free real estate and wealth-building forum at the Sheraton

Free real estate and wealth-building forum at the Sheraton

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Black media panel hosted by The Jitu Weusi Institute for Development, Education and Activism

The Jitu Weusi Institute for Development, Education and Activism hosted their Real Black Media versus Fake News panel discussion at For My Sweet, in the affectionately named “People’s Republic of Brooklyn” Monday, Feb. 26. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the panelists discussed the importance of supporting Black media outlets.

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Melissa Gabriel, CEO of Million Dollar TV, giving back to the community

Melissa Gabriel, who is also known as Sassy Ming Lee, interviews numerous celebrities, chatting about fun facts and the latest news in hip-hop.

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Our hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Most Americans view Martin Luther King Jr. Day as just another day that is given off on the third Monday of every January,” said Fariza Manonva. Unfortunately, as the 10th-grade Brooklyn Bedford Academy High School student noted, too many “people fail to see the genuine significance of this day.”

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The Schomburg to host sixth annual Black Comic Book Festival

Starting at 10 a.m. Jan. 12 and 13, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will be hosting the sixth annual Black Comic Book Festival.

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Isaac Kusi, Krismark shea butter and palm oil lotion innovator

Born and raised in Ashanti, Ghana, Isaac Kusi is the founder and CEO of Krismark in the Bronx. He is a purveyor of sophisticated, smooth shea butter and palm oil lotions.

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