Chi-chi Nwanoku’s Case for Diversity
Chi-chi Nwanoku has been creating music ever since she discovered the piano at a neighbor’s home when she was seven years old. Long before she became a member of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), the eldest child of an interracial union—her father, Nigerian, and her mother, Southern Irish—Chi-chi was raised to know her worth in the midst of racism and prejudice. Read More . . .
Misan Sagay: Telling Stories Through the Colorblind Lens
Misan Sagay is one of the most brilliant screenwriters of our generation. Her stories give life the panoramic view it so desperately deserves. Misan migrated with her parents from Nigeria when she was five. “I am Nigerian and I was born in Nigeria but I came to England at the age of five and lived in Cambridge for most of my formative years,” she explains. Read More . . .
Lillian Lee: Art From a Different Angle
Lillian Lee has the ambition to create movies and TV shows that give a voice to how real people live. She describes herself as a true “Georgia Peach” born and raised in the small town of Swainsboro, GA. Lillian believes she is a very detail oriented person. When it comes to developing production, she is engaged in all aspects of the process. She expects the best from everyone on her team. Read More . . .
Queon “Q” Martin: Artist, Activist, Architect
Queon Martin is a creative genius. “Q,” as his partners and co-workers refer to him, is currently working on the company’s new digital streaming network, SoulVision.TV. As Executive Vice President of Soulidifly Productions, no day is ever a dull one. There are always new products and ideas popping out of the brilliant minds of the Soulidifly team. This isn’t his first time working with a group of innovators. Read More . . .
Karen Terry: Putting Emotions on Canvas
Karen Terry has always had the gift of expressing herself through her art. “From a young age, I always had the ability to draw, paint and copy what I see. However it wasn’t until recently that I learned how to express myself through my art, which meant breaking rules,” she says. Karen’s work is inspired by the contrast between the South and the North. Read More . . .
Chef Simon Young
Shrimp and Geechie Boy Grits with Smoked Tomato Gravy
“This classic recipe is a great choice for a weekend meal.”
Chineke! Foundation: Influencing the Spectrum of Classical Music
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. Read More . . .
Stevie Wonder is one of the most influential and creative figures in popular music and creative expression. His influence is contemporary and worldwide. He has been sampled by Hip-Hop elites from Tupac to Jay-Z. Stevie has also embraced the newer generation through collaborations with stars like Drake and Ariana Grande. Read More . . .
The Atlantic slave trade was one of the most evil and pernicious assaults on humanity that the world has ever experienced. In just 315 years, tens-of-millions of Africans were kidnapped from Africa and taken in ships—more than 20,500 known voyages—to be worked to death in foreign lands. The perpetrators of these crimes against humanity did everything in their power to justify the trade of human flesh on this massive scale. Read More . . .