Brave Williams: Golden Heart
Brave Williams is just getting started. She’s a singer, spoken word artist and now an actress. Most importantly, she’s a good soul. She’s young, vibrant, and a bright smile in a room too often full of frowns. She’s somewhat of a homebody, satisfied with sitting at home, lighting some candles and getting lost in a good book. But she is also a planner in moments of solitude. She writes down her plans and how she will carry them out. Read More . . .
Hugh Price: Champion of Freedom
The Civil Rights Movement would not have been a success without the sacrifices of the era’s young people. After college, many of the “talented tenth” took their skills to help directly with the movement. This meant helping people register to vote, offering legal counsel, and organizing protests. Hugh Price is one of those figures. When he graduated from Amherst College, Hugh was a marshal at the March on Washington in 1963. Read More . . .
Stacy Spikes: Disruptor-In-Chief
The means of how we see films is a rapidly changing process that no one can predict. Stacy Spikes is responsible for some of this disruption. He is an entrepreneur like no other. He developed the Urbanworld Film Festival in 1997—the premier festival responsible for bringing more diverse voices to the big screen. Ava DuVernay, Issa Rae, and Tiffany Haddish have all premiered work at the festival. Read More . . .
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.: Entertainer-At-Large
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr., never let distracters and doubters discourage him from pursuing his dream of becoming an actor in Hollywood. He was born in Manhattan, New York, but was raised by his grandparents in a small town in North Carolina. “I ran away from home and lived in the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in search of a dream,” he says, “a dream I had since I was three years old. Read More . . .
Nia Hill: Making Moves Behind the Camera
Nia Hill has been using her art to uplift and change the minds of policy leaders and viewers alike. “I am from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. I moved to Jerez, Spain right after University to complete a second degree in Spanish to accompany my communications degree,” she says. “After a couple of years in Spain, I returned to the US and relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and began working with regional and touring theater companies. Read More . . .
Chef James Boukhalfa
Smoked Salmon and Crab Meat Millefeuilles
“This easy French recipe is perfect to include in your brunch or lunch menu.”
Gloucester Institute: Future Leaders of America
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 May issue, we highlight The Gloucester Institute, a nonprofit organization that is instrumental in “providing an intellectually safe environment where ideas can be discussed and transformed into practical solutions that produce results for future leaders.” Read More . . .
The Honorable Kay Coles James
Kay Coles James is a woman who cares deeply about the well-being of future leaders. She believes with a great education, one can do anything. She founded the Gloucester Institute, where ambitious people of color can have the opportunity to make life-changing connections with some of the biggest players in the private and public sectors. Read More . . .
This issue of SoulVision Magazine focuses on leadership and how it can shape and influence art. Humans take pride when someone “steps up” for an important cause. Whether it is a leader like Rosa Parks who decided that sitting down wherever she pleased after a full days work was right, or Barak Obama addressing the world from the oval office in a time that required unity, leaders emerge and often inspire. Read More . . .