Uzo Aduba on the cover the September Issue of Essence Magazine.

“This business will try to convince you that you’re not enough, that you’re not pretty enough, thin enough, talented enough, interesting enough, experienced enough, and I say, ‘Enough. Enough with that!’” stated Aduba in her cover story with Essence Magazine. Uzoamaka Aduba is a 35-year-old actress born in Boston Massachusetts to Nigerian parents. She attended Medfield High…

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Chimamanda Adichie on Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in the city of Enugu in Nigeria. She moved to the United States at Age 19 , received a bachelor’s degree in Communications and political science with Summa Cum Laude from  Eastern Connecticut State University. She proceeded to obtain her master’s degree in creative writing from Johns Hopkins University in…

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Timeless designs by Berny Martin

Berny Martin is the founder of Catou, a clothing design company and Midwest Fashion Week, a fashion production company. He was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and lived in southern Africa for several years.  Berny is a fashion designer and a fashion producer. Berny’s intial career path was engineering with an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering. However,…

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