‘Shoe Nuts’ Turn Passion Into Business

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 15:33 Written by
When friends Leslie Roach and Shamere Gentles were growing up along Scarborough’s Agincourt basketball courts, they couldn’t afford to buy the hottest new NBA kicks (Jordans, obviously). 
With racial tensions and police brutality dominating public conversation, many Black people have felt a renewed commitment to changing the narrative, but many of them don't have the resources do so. By voting!
As a self-proclaimed style enthusiast who tries to keep up with my local style happenings, I had not heard of Ellé Marks before receiving the invite to the grand-opening.

Women United Network: Strength Of A Woman

Friday, 17 April 2015 12:06 Written by
It began as a meeting of great minds and Women United Network was born. This annual event created by three friends, Makini Smith, a realtor and CEO, Angel Deen of Angel Fit & Healthy, and Monique Prince, founder of Beauty Seekrets empowers business women to reach their full potential. 
Marcia Brown is an award-winning educator and executive director of the youth and community support group Trust 15.
Shauntay Grant is a writer and storyteller from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Entrepreneur Ricky Neckles On Starting From Zero

Monday, 16 March 2015 15:34 Written by
Ricky Neckles is a Grenadian-born Canadian entrepreneur, mechanical engineer, software developer, public speaker and community servant.
Jemeni (born Joanne Gairy) is likely best known as the other half of Mark & Jem In The Morning, a punchy morning radio show on G987FM.
She’s complex, jarring at times, expressive but shy, and happens to be a writer, actor, director, educator, executive director, wife, and a business owner. Teneile Warren is a lyrical ninja,
The fact that we are able to celebrate Black History Month, is due in large part to the efforts of The Honourable Jean Augustine.