Category Archives: Preeminent Leaders
Celebrating the Dream of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The city of Jacksonville celebrated their 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on Friday, January 17 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville, FL. Soledad O’Brien, former CNN journalist and CEO of Starfish Media Group was the featuring Keynote Speaker on this commemorating event which honored Martin Luther King’s legacy. Movers and shakers of the Jacksonville community as well as supporters of Dr. King’s dream, filled the seats of the venue in observance of his vision. Read the rest of this entry
Last week I kept hearing and reading various themes about “WOMEN”. Whether topic focus was about how women should be treated in relationships, tips on dating/marriage, scriptures about women, and my own personal discussions with friends about the new generation of women. With this theme, I had a vision to have a social gathering with a couple of my friends to view BET’s “Black Girls Rock”. I figured such a show would fit the theme that I’ve been hearing about all this week! Read the rest of this entry
COMMON and Friends Plant Wealthy Seeds Into the Common Ground Foundation
On Saturday, March 23rd, COMMON, Grammy Award Winning Artist and Founder of the Common Ground Foundation, hosted the 3rd Annual Gala and Fundraiser presented by Coca-Cola at the Four Seasons in Chicago; an elegant event which raised funds for the organization and honored those who have climbed the ladder of success in their respected industry all the while, extending their hand to make a positive mark in the community.
Trumpet Newsmagazine Honors a Leader Within the Community
An evening of “awes” were the outburst heard from the supporters who attended the occasion for the Trumpet Newsmagazine event which honored the living legend and Founding Board Member, Greg Hinton, an advocate for social justice, communities of color, and diversity at the Akainyah Gallery in Chicago on Friday, February 22.
National Action Network “Keepers of the Dream Awards”
There’s something so amazing to be in an environment full of visionaries! On Wednesday, April 18, 2012, Reverend Al Sharpton and National Action Network hosted their 14th Annual Keepers of the Dream Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Whether among entertainment, political, non-profit, Corporate America, and other sectors in the workforce, there will always be a “Keeper of the Dream” which Dr. Martin Luther King envisioned for the world.
15th Annual Gathering of the Wall Street Economic Summit
The Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project hosted their 15th annual gathering of the Wall Street Economic Summit, January 25 – 27th at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in New York City. This year’s summit theme was, “Bringing Everyone to the Table” which focused on access to capital, industry and technology for American families and businesses facing economic adjustments.