Humanitarian. Thespian. Tech Entrepreneur. Blessed. Kareem Grimes is living the dream he envisioned in 1998 when the first seeds of acting were sown. Today, that dream has blossomed into a technicolor reality that has manifested a score of memorable guest appearances, recurring roles, and season regular stints, most recently as Preach on CW's All American (5th Season) and as Erick Davidson on ALLBLK Network's, For the Love of Jason (2nd Season).
Audra Huffmeyer, a recent college graduate from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and current Ph.D. candidate in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is an excellent example of being the change you want to see! As founder and product lead, Huffmeyer’s company FIL₂R (pronounced filter) was created to tackle the ongoing issues of plastic waste and unmindful consumption worldwide.
When most people ask Ken Calvin what he does, he usually chuckles and asks them how much time they have. Calvin has done it all, from professional football and working in sports media broadcasting to social work with 20 years of experience under his belt. He's worked a lifetime worth of jobs, and as of now, there's no stopping anytime soon.
If someone had told Felicia Jarrell five years ago that she would become a millionaire, she would have agreed with them without hesitation. Betting on herself comes naturally and has set the stage for the meteoric rise of the Owner and CEO of Goldmine & Coco (G & C), an online stationery and lifestyle brand where planners, stickers, accessories, and apparel are sprinkled with Black Girl Magic.
Perhaps you’ve spotted Keenan Chapman’s Nipsey Hussle mural painted at 42nd and St. Andrews in Los Angeles featuring blue and red coloring, a not-so-subtle nod encouraging unity in LA. Or maybe you attended one of Chapman’s Sip and Paint sessions in Atlanta, featuring symbolism inspired by his travels abroad.