Makena has been a celebrity event producer for 12 years. In addition, she consults with high profile entrepreneurs, is an event marketing strategist, and a social media influencer. In 1998, Makena first got started in event production where she worked closely with the executive producer, as her registration manager, who produced conferences to empower women […]Read More Makena Hayes-Gargonnu; Life By Design
Women deserve more than just a pat on the back! by Amya Jones Although the sports industry has always been male-centric and it seems athletic women have been swept under the rug and left out of today’s sports industry, vigorously active women are now improving in the sports market. Whether it’s a four-time gold medalist […]Read More Rising Star Shyra James Goes for the Goal
Kenny Denmon, Minister of Defense San Diego Black Panther Party is laid to rest Kenny put San Diego on the map in regards to panther pride and a strong presence of military-style defense. I mean an intellectual style-defense in other words. Even the great Hollywood actor Marlon Brando was highly drawn to Kenny’s sharp wit […]Read More San Diego Black Panther Party is laid to rest
Political Icon Ron Dellums A Radical for LIFE Ronald V. Dellums, the son of a West Oakland longshoreman who as a liberal Congressman never forgot his roots as an anti-war activist and human rights champion, died early Monday at his Washington, D.C., home. He was 82. Dellums, who ended his political career as mayor of […]Read More Political Icon Ron Dellums A Radical for LIFE
Leo Hickman, the founder of Classy Hippie Tea Company, has been in business for seven years. Hickman said under the current economy “there is monetary value, even if you are losing” because Trump “just put in tax breaks for owners,” the American Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, that can be written off. The American Tax […]Read More How is Black-owned Business Doing in the Trump Economy?
Monica Montgomery, civil rights advocate and attorney who fought for homeowners during the mortgage crisis, has won the primary election for San Diego City Council District 4. With all ballots counted, a margin of six votes between Montgomery and the incumbent shows the importance of every single vote. “These results show what we already knew: […]Read More Ready for change? Monica is Ready!
Local Cannabis Legislation dooms Urban Economic Opportunity By Vyncent DeVaughn Economic opportunities that harbor definite transformative outcomes come few and far between. The reason populations explored the unknown of the Western Hemisphere throughout history, was in search of such rare opportunity. Within America, the oil fields of Texas and Gold Rush in California are historic […]Read More Smoke Screen: Local Cannabis DRAMA
His recent NRA comments may have drawn a lot of ire and anger in his direction, but it’s easy to forget that Killer Mike has been making points and supporting movements that have some more universal acceptance for quite some time. It appears that he’s revisiting some of those points, recently talking to RollingOut about […]Read More Killer Mike Explains Why Buying Black-Owned Is So Important
BSD at Start-up Week; Unapologetically promoting Black-owned businesses It was the opening day of the Start-Up week and guess who was presenting? Black San Diego. Amongst a room engulfed with techies of varied cultures, races and backgrounds, we were the chosen group. The conversation was seamlessly moderated by inclusion advocate, Luis Martinez. (centered) Martinez suggested filling […]Read More The Art of Starting