Marcus Ivery

A proponent of education and strong family values, Marcus shares his commitment and expertise with several local agencies and efforts, including the National Association of Black Accountants, Detroit Rescue Mission, and Goodwill Industries “Flip the Script” program for young Black males, and as president of the Curtis L. Ivery Literacy Foundation. Ivery is honored that […]

Dr. Curtis L. Ivery

Dr. Curtis L. Ivery has been Chancellor of Wayne County Community College District since 1995. The multi-campus, culturally diverse District in metropolitan Detroit serves thousands of students in Wayne County, and is a focal point for community issues and solutions. Thus, he sees the challenges of urban youth at every level. More importantly, he champions […]

Prissy Elrod

Prissy Elrod is a writer and artist and makes her home in Tallahassee, Florida, where she lives with her husband. She is a member of the Tallahassee Writers Association. Far Outside the Ordinary is her debut memoir. Far Outside the Ordinary

George Cappannelli

George Cappannelli is co-founder of AgeNation, the multi-platform company that offers inspiration, education, engagement, and solutions “for people who weren’t born yesterday” and Empower New Mexico, a 501C3 that supports people and organizations serving vulnerable sections of the aging population. Co-author of Do Not Go Quietly with Sedena Cappannelli. Do Not Go Quietly

Sedena Cappannelli

Sedena Cappannelli is the founder of About Life, Inc., a company she created to offer personal empowerment and innovative wellness programs to individuals and organizations. Her Enlivened Ageing website offers a host of services and strategies based on an essential whole-systems approach to living consciously and aging wisely. Sedena’s ground-breaking DVD, PEP – Personal Energy Program, is […]

Lea Black

Mother, wife, philanthropist, author, television personality, political activist and entrepreneur. In addition to having played a prominent role on The Real Housewives of Miami, Lea is also president and CEO of The World of Lea Black, a multi-brand company she created and founded. She has founded and co-founded several health and beauty lines, and hosts […]

A Cup of Hot Tea and Books (A Lot of Books)

“A good book should leave you… slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.” – William Styron,Writers at Work Good morning internet world (or so I hope it will still be morning by the time I finish writing this post!) I will be writing under the name Daisy BEAUchanan, after Jay […]

Patty Farmer

Patty Farmer is a businesswoman and former model, and has followed the entertainment industry as an avid fan and archivist. Her work draws upon a lifetime of networking and socializing with celebrities. Patty divides her time between New York City and Southern California. Playboy on Stage-A History of the World’s Sexiest Night Clubs

HRH Princess Michael of Kent

Born in Bohemia, HRH Princess Michael of Kent is the wife of the Queen of England’s first cousin and descends from ancient European aristocratic houses on both sides of her family. With so much history in her personal background, she was ideally suited to write three history books, all best sellers, and translated worldwide. Her Royal Highness subsequently completed a further historical […]

Rebecca Jane Weinstein

Rebecca Jane Weinstein is the author of three books including Fat Sex: The Naked Truth. She has also written for numerous national publications. Rebecca is the founder of, an online community and social networking site which provides information, support, and interaction for “people of size.” An attorney and social worker with a masters degree […]

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