Richy Jackson Dares to Go Higher
Richy Jackson may not be the star you know, but he is the person the stars go to when they want that extra pizzazz. He has worked and continues to work with some of the greatest and most iconic pop acts of the millennium—Lady Gaga, Puff Daddy, Katy Perry, and Nicki Minaj, just to name a few. Read More . . .
Kevin Williams’ Art Radiates with Skill & Beauty
Kevin A. Williams’ (also known as WAK) artwork can be seen on the walls of black homes around the globe. His work speaks to the shared experience of struggle and resilience that unites the African-American community. His work is provocative, powerful and inspiring. The monicker, WAK, came to Kevin at a time when he was not proud of his output in the art world. Read More . . .
Hans Charles: Mastering the Camera Lens
Born and raised in Stamford, Connecticut, Hans was close to the culture and excitement of New York City. “The Bronx was less than 30 minutes from my house,” he says. “New York City was such a part of my childhood, although I didn’t live in NYC until my 20s.” His film journey began at Howard University, where he met Bradford Young, his adjunct professor in Cinematography. Read More . . .
Brad Formsma Is Creating a Culture of Generosity
Brad Formsma has made it his life’s mission to spread the message of living generously. Brad is the Founder & President of I Like Giving, and author of the best-selling books I Like Giving: The Transforming Power of a Generous Life and Everyday Generosity: Becoming a Generous Family in a Selfie World. Read More . . .
Suzanne Corso’s Big City Dreams
Suzanne Corso uses her talent for fiction writing to tell her life story. She grew up on the tough streets of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. “I’m a Brooklyn girl, plain and simple. Which means I have an edge that no other woman on Earth has,” she says. Because of her upbringing, Suzanne developed plenty of character, intrigue, loyalty, and heart. As a writer, Suzanne turned her experiences into a successful fiction empire. Read More . . .
Akara (Fried Bean Cakes)
“Have a taste of Nigeria’s most popular bean cake.”
ChildFund: Creating A Better World for Our Kids
Each month we highlight a community program that aligns with the values of SoulVision Magazine. We believe engaging with one’s community is critical to fostering positive change in the world. For our September issue, we highlight ChildFund. ChildFund (founded in 1938) is a nonprofit based in Richmond, Virginia. Read More . . .
At a young age, April Walker showed signs of an entrepreneurial spirit. When April was a teenager she taught gymnastics and sold T-shirts to make a little change for herself. But it wasn’t until she set foot in Dapper Dan’s boutique custom shop that her entrepreneurial spirit translated into fashion. At the age of 21, Walker created her own custom tailor shop. Read More . . .
It is important to live our best lives. We become who we become by continuously learning, working and sharing. The notion of “self-made” is incomplete without acknowledgment and thanks to those who have helped us along the way. There is always someone who helped. There is always a seed that is planted, and it must be cared for if it is to grow. Read More . . .