We Got Now: Areisa Peters

Areisa Peters is the founder and creator of “Project Chocolate”. She says, “Project Chocolate was created as an initiative to celebrate black women…Sisterhood, Strength, and Self-Love” It was my pleasure to interview the beautiful and brilliant medical student about this all too necessary movement. What birthed Project Chocolate? A deficit. Definitely a deficit. In the […]

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We Got Now: D.J. Daly

This is the first article in a series of features we will be doing on young black entrepreneurs and creatives. Dave Daly aka D.J. lives in the Chicago Area. He received his bachelors in Healthcare Administration from Oakwood University with a minor in management and currently works as a hospital administrator at local hospital. In […]

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Dear Kobe

It was 1996 and I was a five-year-old sitting on the living room floor watching the NBA on NBC. During commercials, my brothers and I played  “knee basketball” in the living room of our apartment in Pasadena, CA. There were no hoops, just two laundry baskets on top of chairs. Jon was Nick Van Exel, […]

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More Than A Game

On August 8, 2015, I lost my father. My world changed when he was unexpectedly pronounced dead due to kidney failure.  He didn’t own much, for he was a black man who spent most of his life trying to get his footing. Our relationship was a rocky one – complicated at best. He didn’t leave […]

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