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[Influencers] Ed Wellburn: GM's Retiring General Motivator

by S. Tia Brown

From the moment Ed Welburn walked onto General Motors’ Detroit campus his peers expected him to be “dynamite.” It happened, just… Read More

[Influencers] Airline Head Sizakele Mzimela Makes Her Dreams Soar

[Influencers] Airline Head Sizakele Mzimela Makes Her Dreams Soar

by Benet Wilson

Sizakele Mzimela made history when she became the first Black woman to found an airline, South African-based regional Fly Blue Crane, in September… Read More

How to Man Up After Getting Knocked Down<br />

How to Man Up After Getting Knocked Down

by Keith Reed

There are days in a man’s life he never forgets: the births of his children; his first and last games in competitive sports; and the moment… Read More

Niles “Retro Spectro” Stewart

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RetroSpectro on That Viral Life

by Daniel Kerry

Fresh out of high school, Niles Stewart, 17, is quickly becoming one of the most familiar young faces on Twitter and YouTube. Part… Read More

Gabrielle Simpson

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The Young Woman Bringing Diversity to NBC

by Melanie Yvette

It’s our obsession here at EBONY: finding the young, fresh talent of our culture making major strides in their lives. From… Read More

Eunice Omole

‘The Apprentice Africa’ Spots New Media Maven

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Don’t call it “networking.” Eunice Omole says she’s been able… Read More

Inner Riches

Inner Riches

by Mitzi Miller

In my 20s, I thought earning a hefty salary and being at the top of a masthead would be the be-all and end-all. As I approach my 40s, I realize true… Read More

Shante Bacon

Across 135th Street Agency:
Meet CEO Shanté Bacon [INTERVIEW]

by Matthew Allen

Image is everything. It determines the success and failure of nearly everything fighting for our attention: singers, actors, movies… Read More

Jaunice Sills

[BLACK, FRESH & 20-SOMETHING]
REVOLT TV's Jaunice Sills

by Melanie Yvette

Do one thing every day that scares you. That's what REVOLT TV's… Read More

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Model Rafael "Valentino" Deleon

[BLACK, FRESH & 20-SOMETHING]
Model Rafael "Valentino" Deleon

by Melanie Yvette

From playing basketball (when most told him he wasn’t good enough), to working for Mayor Vincent Gray in Washington, D.C., to modeling… Read More

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