Category Archives: Young Urban Talent Spotlight

Last In Line: A Slide From Obama to Trump

  Read Last In Line, a thought provoking novel that tells of a young man’s accounts during President Barack Obama’s Inauguration.  From “Preface”   An Inaugural Air: The Slide from Obama to Trump     Jamal Mtshali’s Last in Line: An American Destiny Deferred (African American Images, 2016) examines U.S. public policy’s role in reproducing racial inequality in America’s justice, education,

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The Evolution of a Songtress: Stacye Branche’

 Evolution in life is usually thought of as a gradual process in which something changes in its final form. This describes Songtress and author Stacye Branche’s third disc, The Evolution of Living in Truth. Branche started her musical career as a young child singing in school. Branche later received a recording contract right out of high school. “I had a

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Marva King, Owns The Stage

       Singing, and acting comes easy to this theatre veteran.  Marva King is an extradioary talent most known for her starring role in the 75 plus million dollar-grossing DVD, “Diary of a Mad Black Woman”.  In Diary, King plays the spurned, attractive, feisty and vengeful housewife Helen. King has far more to her stellar resume than just Diary. She

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Essynce Moore, Is A Teen Business Mogul On The Rise

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Essynce Moore started designing clothes at the tender age of 6 with just for fun doodles in her school binder and notepads. Her passion was and still is, to find her own style and to share her creative UPSCALE clothing ideas and styles with youth around the world. Essynce is a “TWEEN” that has turned her passion into a business

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Rosa Veleno, Is Hip Hop’s Hottest Newcomer

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Rosa Veleno, will soon become a household name who will be a force to be reckoned with. A Detroit, girl with a hip hop sound, but she’s much more than that. A model, actress, and even a Navy Veteran, Veleno is certainly one to watch out for in the hip hop scene. Veleno chats with Young Urban Voices Magazine to

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Interview with Model and Actress Kenise Taylor

By Jessica Daniel Young Urban Voices interviews talented model and actress Kenise Taylor for the Women in Business issue. Taylor has been modeling since she was a kid and now she is an actress, dancer, singer and songwriter working on launching her own business. Taylor was also featured in the Jet Magazine beauty of the week issue on April 2nd.

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Tavis Smiley Talks

Smiley is the presenter and creative force behind America I AM: The African American Imprint. This unprecedented traveling museum exhibition, which debuted in January 2009, will tour the country for four years, celebrating the extraordinary impact of African American contributions to our nation and the world, as told through rare artifacts, memorabilia and multimedia. Smiley’s most gratifying accomplishments are rooted

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