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"42" The Jackie Robinson Story

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WASHINGTON DC READER’S WORK SPACE

From the Desk of Christine Wright, Chicago, ILL
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ATLANTA READER’S WORK SPACE

From the Desk of Christine Wright, Chicago, ILL
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17 09, 2012

Vincent Hunt: Innovation In Flux

September 17, 2012|

Creative and Innovation are just two words that describe the chairman and Chief Exectuive Officer of Kind Intelligence, Vincent Hunt. Hunt is proving himself to be a driving force in the Tech Revolution. Fusing technology with the hospitality industry, his firm is erasing boundaries and exposing the world to the ways that innovation and technology are enhancing the way companies interact with their patrons.

Monarch speaks with the man behind […]

17 09, 2012

Keith Douglas: 5 Tips On Obtaining Wealth Today

September 17, 2012|

My childhood was a very challenging time for me. I was one of nine children in my family living in the Southside of Chicago, and it wasn’t uncommon for me to see a dead body on my way to school. I was a smart kid, but I grew up suffering from the learning disability dyslexia which made it difficult for me to read in school. […]

17 09, 2012

Roland Martin: Pay Attention To The Issues

September 17, 2012|

We live is a world where “news” is not always “worth.” Particularly, in a major election year, we become inundated with superfluous fluff disguised as news all in the name of a scandalous headline. Though, once you sieve through the glorified hype, you may just find something worth your consideration. Sometimes, today’s front-page story can frame tomorrow’s public policy.

17 09, 2012

DeVon Franklin: Developed By Faith

September 17, 2012|

It is thirty minutes past three in the afternoon on the West Coast. DeVon Franklin is running slightbly behind schedule for our clal taking place after six in the evening on East Coast time. In DC the sun is taking it’s mark on the horizon to beign another beautiful hazy orange sorbet of a sunset. The Sabbath is drawing near by the second, but in […]

17 09, 2012

Kerry Washington: The Art of Change

September 17, 2012|

Immensely talented and beautiful, actress Kerry Washington has starred in films such as Ray, The last King of Scotland, Lakeview Terrace, Fantastic Four and For Colored Girls. And how could we forget her role in the early millennium classic Save the Last Dance? And most recently appearing on the Shonda Rimes-produced ABC hit show Scandal.

Washington is one of those few actresses who reminds us that […]

17 09, 2012

Chef Jeff: Preparing The Main Course

September 17, 2012|

You said you knew you’d have to be the best in order to get where you wanted to go. How in the world did you instill that level of drive in yourself or did you have help?

I knew I was different. I was always driven in whatever I did; number one newspaper boy, the number one candy seller. I was living in poverty but I […]

16 09, 2012

The Legendary Cicely Tyson

September 16, 2012|

On Alex Cross, Staying Relevant in Hollywood and Tyler Perry

By Kristian Rose-Anderson

Some people may be familiar with the character Alex Cross who is a detective and psychologist from the James Patterson book series. Some people may be even more familiar with Morgan Freeman’s rendition of the character in Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. This fall, Alex Cross will again […]

16 09, 2012

London Calling: 5 Day Journey Through London

September 16, 2012|

Text and Photos by Celebrity Photographer John Russo

Been all over the world and good old London never disappoints. With its incredible history, award-winning restaurants and luxurious accommodations, London is worth the trip over the pond.

Day 1:

After a very long flight from Cancun (don’t ask) we arrive in rainy and cold London. My assistant Gus and I had to shoot a famous British football player for […]

16 09, 2012

Tyler Perry: Breaking New Ground

September 16, 2012|

The King of Entertainment

Writer, Producer, Director, Actor, Author, Mogul

By Kristian Rose-Anderson

Tyler Perry is not a filmmaker. He did not attend a prestigious film school like NYU. He did not get his break in the industry by interning at a major studio like Universal. As a child, he wasn’t given an 8mm camera with which he made amateur films. He was never even […]

16 09, 2012

Theo Hackney – Creative Director Designer Sportswear

September 16, 2012|

City: New York

The road to Theo Hackney’s premiere collection launch for fall and winter 2010 entitled, “The New Frontieri” started more than eight years ago. Its’ evolution began to emerge and develop as a start-up. From 1988 through 1997 Hackney held a number of retail administrative management positions, starting with a four-year career at Saks Fifth Avenue where upon completion of the management training program […]