Meet Caleb Anderson

In a previous post, I stressed the need to push scholastics on Black male youth instead of athletics and entertainment. Well, there’s a story about a young genius that may motivate my community to do just that. The following information comes from CBS News. 12-year-old Caleb Anderson is currently studying aerospace engineering at Georgia Tech…

Supply-N-Demand

Toys, games, athletic equipment, indoor and outdoor appliances, pet products. Does that sound like something that you need? If so, I’d recommend checking out Supply-N-Demand. Based in Atlanta, GA, Supply-N-Demand offers apparel, electronics, sporting goods, toys, and more. For more information, check out their official website. You can also stay connected on Facebook and Instagram….

Charlotte’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Charlotte recently held a press conference discussing the 2040 Comprehensive Plan, and I had to give an overview for those who are inside and outside of the Queen City. The Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan is a shared vision to guide the city’s growth over the next 20 years. This community-driven Plan…

Samoha African Cuisine

Greetings All, An afternoon drive around the Queen City led me to an unexpected gold mine, Samoha African Cuisine. Based in Charlotte, NC, Samoha African Cuisine is a Nigerian restaurant that serves fresh and authentic African dishes. Jollof rice, tilapia, chicken, oxtail, spinach, fried plantain, and beef stew are just a few options that will…

Dr. O.J.’s Organic Juice

Greetings Folks, About six years ago, I started juicing. No, not “that” kind of juicing…the one with fruit and vegetables. I figured it would be a great way to kick off my mornings or drink before workouts. Not taking it too seriously, I soon discovered that there were some serious health benefits attached to it;…

“I’m Telling, Don’t Shoot!”

I’ve been very open about my frustration regarding intraracial violence in my community. And I’m happy to have come across an organization, based in Chicago, IL, that’s just as frustrated. They’ve had enough, and they’re doing something about it. “I’m Telling, Don’t Shoot” Founded by philanthropist and business owner Early Walker, I’m Telling Don’t Shoot…

Infinite Zion Farms

Are you in the Central Florida area and in need of some delicious produce? Well, I’d recommend Infinite Zion Farms. Based in Central Florida, Infinite Zion Farms is an alliance of African American farmers that provides organic produce and nutritional education to low-income communities. Owned and operated by Zion Farms & Market, a 501(c)(3) organization,…

Zula Essentials

Greetings Everyone, I was introduced to a wellness brand for women that I had to spotlight. Zula Essentials Zula Essentials is a wellness brand that helps women live a more harmonious lifestyle. Using hemp-based CBD (cannabidiol), Zula Essential’s oil and gummies can help with anxiety and inflammatory issues. Carla Joseph, founder and certified nurse practitioner,…

Hero Saves Elderly Woman in Burning Building

“You don’t think about scaredness when you, when you realize that it’s somebody, but then I don’t even know her. You know, but I know this is somebody’s family. You don’t think about being scared or anything when it’s, when you know you can do something about it.”   That quote was from Quinn Parrish…

Paintless Dent Doctor

Are you in the Maryland area and need some auto dent repair? Well, I’d recommend checking out the Paintless Dent Doctor. With a team of master technicians who have over 15 years of experience and 150+5 star reviews, Paintless Dent Doctor is a premier auto shop that’ll take great care of your vehicle. Their services…

Black Girls Smile

Greetings All, If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that I’ve been open about mental health awareness within my community. Well, I came across an organization that’s doing great work for Black women and girls in this field, and I had to spotlight them. Black Girls Smile Inc. Black Girls Smile Inc. is a…

Pretty Healthy

Are you in Miami Gardens, Florida and looking for a place to eat? Well, I recommend Pretty Healthy. Pretty Healthy offers a variety of healthy food options, with salads, wraps, and smoothies being their specialty. Catering and call-ins are also an option for large parties and faster service. Located at 1750 NW 27th Avenue, Suite…