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Game Changers

Great News! Khadijah Williams – “Homeless to Harvard” Has Graduated!


Khadijah Brings It Home

In her recent Harvard commencement speech Oprah mentions Khadijah Williams and lauds her spirit and tenacity. Khadijah became known at the “Homeless to Harvard” girl after the media highlighted the story of her difficult … Read More

Misty Copeland, First Black Soloist at American Ballet Theater in Over 20 Years


The Beauty of Misty’s Form and Perfomance Brings Tears to Your Eyes

Misty Copeland’s rise to soloist at the American Ballet Theatre is such a rare, unlikely and beautiful story, it seems as if it were … Read More

I Love JanNY – Black Model Icon


I Love JaNY

I Love JaNY is a portrait of Jany Tomba, the artistʼs and director Sasha  Huber’s aunt, who at an early age emigrated with her family from the dictatorship in Haiti to New York.

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An Eye For Bringing All The Pieces Together – Ladies Who Lunch


A Platform for the Union of Like-Minded Women Entrepreneurs

With just $11,000, Latisha Daring opened her first Pieces boutique in 2000. A few years later, she opened a second location in Harlem.

For ten years, … Read More

Designer Richard Braqo’s Shoe Perfection


Sick Shoe Game

At MBL our goal is to put on readers on the right path towards financial success. Our launch issue is filled with amazing information on saving, building your investments and securing your financial … Read More

All Nina, Any Time and I’m Feeling Good About It! – Two Pics Featuring Nina Simone in the works!


More Nina is Good For Your Soul!

According to Shadow and Act, Issa Rae has been cast as Nina Simone in the new Lorraine Hansberry biopic.

The Hansberry bio-pic is currently in development, with long … Read More

Activist Kevin Powell Builds A Nation of the Willing


On The Path To Change

MBL speaks to Kevin Powell, poet, activist and entrepreneur about his current project. Mr. Powell is known to a broader audience from his recent appearances on Oprah as well as speaking … Read More