Erica Ash: Spirit of the Hummingbird
Every day, two hummingbirds dance around Erica Ash’s warm home. Her home office is bookended by two windows that respectively face both the front and back of her home. Erica looks out of her front window and sees one of the hummingbirds feeding off her banana tree. The other eagerly flutters at her back window—a glorious dance. Like these two hummingbirds, Erica isn’t occupied with the superficial aspects of life. She keeps moving forward, enjoying the blessings and simplicity God has given her the privilege to enjoy. Read More . . .
Tobias Truvillion Has Arrived
Tobias Truvillion is grateful for the progress he’s made in his career. When Tobias is on screen, he is natural and charismatic. A standout in his role as Greg Jeffries in the upcoming romantic-comedy, Love Dot Com, Tobias started out on the stage at The National Black Theater of Harlem and trained under the auspices of the late great Tundé Samuels. On stage is where he garnered the prestigious AUDELCO Award, a theater award bestowed among some of the finest African American actors like Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, and other icons. Read More . . .
Kenn Michael: Renaissance Man
Kenn Michael creates music and film with a purpose. If you grew up watching the motion picture Boomerang, you may recognize Kenn as one of the kids that worked with the character played by Halle Berry in an art class. He was creating then and continues to create now. Kenn first gained star-level recognition in the mid to late 90s when he starred as Michael Peterson in Robert Townsend’s The Parent ‘Hood. He’s a New Yorker and his work takes from the eclectic nature of the city. Read More . . .
DominiQue “MrsGiJane” Williams: Heading for the Bright Lights
DominiQue “MrsGiJane” Williams is a blossoming actress. She’s from Cincinnati, Ohio which she describes as a “fun little city full of wishers and dreamers that sometimes gets the opportunity to give their ambitions life.” The Isley Brothers, L.A. Reid, and Katt Williams all have roots in the city. Read More . . .
Shannon Greenwood: Knocking Down the House
Today’s workplace culture too often leaves workers feeling burnt out and/or unfulfilled. The stakes can be even higher when you’re a female leader in a challenging career. Shannon Siriano Greenwood is very familiar with this issue. After dealing with postpartum depression, Shannon had an awakening. Read More . . .
Chef Dontrell Ham
“This easy shrimp and grits recipe will satisfy the entire family’s tastebuds.”
Second Stage Theater: Theater for Everyone
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 June issue, we highlight Second Stage Theater, a theater company based in New York City. Second Stage Theater was created in 1979 “to produce ‘second stagings’ of contemporary American plays.” Read More . . .
Lola! Love was born in the Bronx. She graduated from Hofstra University and is a licensed speech and language pathologist. She taught in the New York City public schools in grades K-12 as a speech therapist. She was also a language coordinator and director of an early language intervention program for parents, teachers, and principals. If that wasn’t enough, she is a certified “law of attraction” life coach, speech coach, Reiki master, and entertainment consultant! Read More . . .
2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans to America. Many scholars assert that long before 1619, African travelers explored the world as evidenced by writings, carvings, and artifacts found throughout the world. While our planet continues to get smaller with great advances in technology and the way we communicate via e-mail, text and other applications, we still find that human relations have not advanced as much as we would hope. Read More . . .