Businesswoman La Detra White is more than a successful communications marketing consultant — she has dedicated her life to serving others to see their entrepreneurial dreams not only come to fruition, but to thrive! She recently started the “Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is” project that encourages communities to support small businesses. Charlie Lewis […]

Esthetician, consultant and speaker Seven Brown believes not only are our eyes windows to our soul, but our “Skin is the Truth!” In other words, your skin tells the truth about the health of your entire body. Charlie Lewis has one of the most riveting conversations with Brown who shares the do’s and don’ts to […]

Detroit is making a comeback and so is a nearby small waterfront enclave in Idlewild (Michigan), with a rich history of African-American ownership. Charlie Lewis has an inspiring conversation with Cedric McDougle whose love and work as a producer paved the way to create an enriching music festival that continues to grow and attract fans […]

The age-old advice to never mix business with pleasure is antiquated. The two can co-exist when there’s a strong commitment to nurture both relationships. Charlie Lewis has a candid conversation with artist Cheryl R. Riley and designer Courtney Sloane who believe the key to their success is having a small village of supporters who want […]

You deserve that special feeling of “extra” love every day of the year and not just on Valentines’s Day! To achieve that goal, our resident therapist and counselor Dr. Argie Allen says we must achieve true intimacy with our partner, nurture the relationship emotionally, spiritually and physically, and commit to the ABC’s – affirmation, benevolence […]

Patrick L. Riley is best known for his work as a freelance, senior field producer at “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for over 13 years. He now consults with The Oprah Winfrey Network, The Wendy Williams Show, Pickler & Ben, BET Creative Services and NBCBLK. He also created the highly successful NBC Universal campaign “The More […]

If you travel through the Atlanta, Georgia airport, you’ve likely seen an art installation by Cheryl R. Riley. She is currently working on two sculpture series dealing with aspiration, transcendence, staging and representation. She has a riveting conversation with Charlie about her pilgrimage in the art world that’s embraced her projects in San Francisco, New […]

It may be a difficult conversation, but it’s very important to take the time to plan for your death. I know it sounds morbid but having a will and trust is vital to ensure your wishes are not left up to someone else, or the state in which you live. Chicago attorney Gina Smith, in […]

The Apollo Theater is one of the world’s most renowned and celebrated entertainment venues where African-American artists performed and became legends! It’s a top tourist destination in Harlem, New York where the history of the past is honored and the tradition of highlighting exceptional talent continues for generations to come. Charlie has an inspirational conversation […]

Charlie introduces you to a husband and wife team who are changing the game of interior design! Bryan Mason and Jeanine Hays have built a home décor empire, AphroChic, which was born out of the lack of accessories and furniture that reflected their culture. The commercial interior design firm focuses on blending modern décor with […]