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BY FAITH: God Needs More Women Leaders

God Needs More Women Leaders

By Rev. Dr. Dwayne Bond5 MINUTE READ Influential and inspirational women have always played a significant role in the moving forward of family, culture, business and society. According to the National Association of Women Business Owners, in 2017, women owned more than 11.6 million businesses in the U.S.,…
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“Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists Comic Books”

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“Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists Comic Books”

by Ken Quattro

In the place where comic books and Black history collide, you’ll find “Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books,” by Ken Quattro. This exciting masterpiece brings to light the comic book artists who toiled behind the scenes, receiving little to no mainstream recognition for the work they created.…
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Karina Young

Karina Young is an entertainment journalist, content creator, and on-air radio personality for Hot 98.1 with Summit Media where she informs, entertains, and delivers trending news to the local community. Young recently introduced her new IG LIVE segment, “Kickin’ It With Karina” (@itskarinay), where she provides a platform for people from all walks of life to share their unique stories and connect with the world in hopes to inspire the youth.“I…
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Kareem Puranda

Kareem Puranda is a licensed clinical mental health counselor, addiction specialist, and the owner of Self Talk Counseling and Consulting (STCC) where he provides therapeutic services to individuals struggling with trauma, substance abuse, and other mental health issues. He worked as a police officer for several years when he saw a need for counseling and building mutual trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve, leading him to serve as a coach, mentor, and volunteer in those very same communities.…
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“True Names: Four Generations of My Afro Appalachian Family”

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“True Names: Four Generations of My Afro Appalachian Family”

by Malaiko Adero

Prolific author, agent and magazine publisher, Malaiko Adero has her own personal story to share. Born of “Afrolachian” ancestry, her people came from the mountains of Tennessee. In “True Names,” she weaves together a story of four generations of Black families who shared the Southern Appalachian experience.…
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“Infinitum: An Afrofuturist Tale”

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“Infinitum: An Afrofuturist Tale”

by Tim Fielder

This stunning graphic novel by Tim Fielder introduces us to King AjA who is cursed with immortality after stealing his son from a concubine. The story takes us on a breathtaking illustrated journey from his happy life with his family to the lonely life he lived after they passed.…
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Austin Smith

Austin Smith is the pastor of Movement Rock Hill and CEO of Austin Gerard & Co., a boutique marketing agency specializing in brand identity through logo design, web design, packaging design, cover art, marketing collateral, and social media branding. The ability to lead his family and establish a legacy that will impact future generations is a responsibility that he treasures dearly.…