Category: Features & Profiles

Marc Broussard Poised To Set The World On ‘Fire’ With Tour, New Project 

By Percy Lovell Crawford LAFAYETTE, La. — There is a powerful new baritone in town. Teddy Pendergrass, Gerald Levert, Wilson Pickett and Barry White carried that sound for decades. Since losing those legends, our ears have been somewhat deprived. Enter Marc Broussard of Lafayette, Louisiana. His soulful voice and classical approach to music is refreshing for

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Mykal Manswell Manages To Maintain As Mental Health Advocate

By Lem Satterfield Mykal Manswell speaks with maturity beyond his years, especially when addressing mental health concerns among African Americans related to racism and the pandemic. The 25-year-old former college football player referenced racial suffering having affected blacks since the birth of America and beyond during an interview with Zenger. “The African-American community has unfortunately

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Ashley Mudge Celebrates Juneteenth, The Women Of Color Expo As Artistic Empowerment

By Lem Satterfield Ashley Mudge is powered by art. She finds meaning in the upcoming June 17-19 Women Of Color Art Expo (WOCAX) at the downtown lakefront in Columbia, Maryland, and the message of empowerment it conveys. “When you feel like giving up, push harder. Talk to other women and share experiences. Never be afraid

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Queenie Donaldson Steps From Behind The Scenes To Receive Her Crown

By Percy Lovell Crawford LOS ANGELES — Viewers see the polished, finished product on TV. But the majority of hard work is done behind the scenes. Just ask Queenie Donaldson. She worked at prestigious networks and celebrity events for the last 20+ years. Those networks include BET, TV-One, VH-1, Showtime, A&E, We TV, Viceland and Telepictures.

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Unified Champion Fulton Defends His 122-Pound Crowns Against Former Titleholder Roman

By Lem Satterfield Daniel Roman knows what it’s like to lose his title in the ring. Now, he wants Stephen Fulton to feel the same way. Roman has won twice since January 2020, when he was dethroned as IBF/WBA champion following a disputed split decision loss to undefeated southpaw Murdjon Akhmadaliev. Fulton abandoned his stick-and-move

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By Design: Airbus Lets Customers Create Interiors Of Luxury Jets

By Michelle D. Madsen Flying in style just soared to new heights. Airbus, a European multinational aerospace corporation, is pushing boundaries at its ACJ Two Twenty Creative Studio in France, where customers can walk onto the sales floor and use virtual-reality technology to customize the interior of their swanky new ACJ Two Twenty Xtra Large

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Battle Of The Unbeatens: Gervonta Davis Versus Rolando Romero 

By Lem Satterfield Gervonta Davis called Rolando Romero “a dumba** fighter” during Thursday’s pre-fight press conference at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Romero countered by mocking Davis’ “big head for me to hit,” saying “He’s scared of me” and vowing “to hit him with one punch, and we’re going to be done.” Davis (26-0, 24

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A Digital Way To Stop Evictions: Buy Real Estate In The Metaverse

By Michelle D. Madsen It is digital to the rescue. HomeStart, a Boston-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to ending homelessness, is launching a project called INVERSE to help families on the brink of eviction by selling digital apartments in the metaverse. The apartments start at one Ethereum (ETH), around $3,000 and roughly equal to what it

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