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Recent Articles
  • Take 33: Pierre Durant is creating the ultimate mingling weekend with Debonair Society

    Since more African-American transplants have moved to Dallas, they’ve been searching for a community to connect and mingle. Thanks to Pierre Durant, Founder and CEO of Debonair Society, the ultimate mix and mingling weekend is being created. “I figured that if entertainment is the fastest way to get to us why not create a space where we can have fun and support black-owned business at the same time,” Pierre said. Pierre is originally from Dayton, Ohio, but moved to Dallas […]

  • Take 33: Best-selling author Jonathan Jones encourages Millennials to speak their success

    The road to success isn’t an easy one, but best-selling author, Tedx speaker and podcast host, Jonathan Jones, is helping Millennials realize their potential by speaking their success into existence. “Millennials are the generation that gets beat up,” Jonathan says, “Millennials are the generation that gets talked down upon. But I believe that we’re one of the most impactful as well as the most educated generations.” Speaking at Tedx Kids@SMU, many schools and universities throughout the Metroplex and at conferences, […]

  • Event Recap: Dallas Black Canvas – Open Mic Vibe Out Thursdays

    DALLAS – Local black artists now have a place to perform every second and fourth Thursday of the month thanks to Dallas Black Canvas. Whether a musician, poet, singer or stand up comedian, the event welcomes new and native Dallasites. Black Canvas was created by Cameron Johnson and Princess Whittington after they attended an open mic in Dallas that they didn’t enjoy. Both having a background in creative arts, they decided to collaborate and create a space that would “reach […]

  • Take 33: Serial entrepreneur Brandon Miller shares the essentials of branding businesses

    DALLAS – What if, instead of getting eye-rolls after asking a businessperson to “pick your brain” for business tips, there was a guide created to help with your brand? Brandon E. Miller, a serial entrepreneur co-owning and founding multiple businesses and nonprofits, has created that blueprint, giving creatives and entrepreneurs branding essentials. Brandon started his entrepreneurial journey as a sophomore in college after launching a graphic design company in Atlanta. He quickly learned that he didn’t have the resources or mentors […]

  • Dallas millennial women Kian Hervey and Devoreaux Walton excelling in corporate America

    DALLAS – Millennial women are excelling right and left in corporate America these days, especially in Dallas. Kian Hervey, a Flight Ops Engagement Specialist at Southwest Airlines and the creator of Forty Magazine, an online publication for young professionals, and Devoreaux Walton,  owner of etiquette and image consulting firm The Poise Pursuit, both have found success in their careers and now guide other Millennials in the right direction to accomplish career goals. Forty Magazine, a resource for young professionals to […]

  • Take 33: Alexis Gillum shares importance of interior design in Dallas’ hospitality industry

    DALLAS – There’s no surprise that DFW is an attractive city. It brings in a large amount of visitors and new residents each day, making its hospitality industry huge. Alexis Gillum, a commercial interior designer, knows the importance of hospitality, especially in Dallas. “Geography plays a large role into a lot of the properties we work on because what would make this property different than any other property?” Alexis says. “What would make a Dallas hotel different from a Miami […]

  • Take 33: KG Graham helps entrepreneurs and creatives reach levels of success with COSIGN Media

    DALLAS – For anyone building a brand, there’s plenty of trial and error, uncertainties and victories. Creating a source to industry success, KG Graham’s COSIGN Magazine and COSIGN Media Group continuously gives creatives, entrepreneurs and artists blueprints to progress in their business. Initially interested in psychology, KG steered towards media after his desire to understand what attracts people to certain brands. Working with Ozone Magazine, a southern hip hop magazine, and interning at Universal Music Group, he branched out to […]

  • 2-year-old awestruck over Michelle Obama portrait meets the former First Lady

    Two-year-old Parker Curry was so awestruck by the towering portrait of Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian that every time her mom would try to get her to turn around to take a picture, she would not stop staring at it. On Tuesday, the former first lady posted a video on Tuesday having a “dance party” with Parker! The official portraits of Michelle Obama and President Obama were unveiled last month. Mrs. Obama’s message to Parker was “keep on dreaming big” […]

  • Take 33: Sydney Chandler creates an empowering space for black women with her Baddie Brunch Series

    DALLAS –  Networking with women “who look like you” bonding over brunch and mimosas sounds amazing, right? Well, Sydney Chandler, better known as the “Baddie Godmuva,” created a space for women to “celebrate, collaborate, slay and socialize.” The Baddie Brunch Series debuted January 2016 and has expanded to bring more women of color together ever since. Each brunch has a theme including attendees wearing blue to focus on women in business or cultural events like wearing yellow for Beyonce’s Lemonade album release, allowing […]

  • Houston area teacher wears same hairstyle as Pre-K student

    SUGAR LAND, TX – A teacher is getting lots of love for what she did for one of her students. Leigh Bishop, a Pre-K teacher at Lakeview Elementary, told her student, August, that she liked her hair and was going to wear her hair same the next day. August didn’t believe her. Sure enough, Bishop showed up to school the next day rocking the same style. “Her mouth just kind of dropped,” Bishop said, “and her dad looked down, and […]