When Valerie Thompkins isn’t working a 9 to 5, she is challenging young minds to pursue high-paying careers. Photo Courtesy of Valerie Thompkins
Jan 13, 2023
Kheris Rogers made her presence known across the globe when she made history as New York Fashion Week’s youngest designer to showcase a fashion line. She was just 10 years old.
Oct 17, 2022
Master P hopes to remind the youth they can overcome any adversity that comes their way through a new children’s book.
Oct 6, 2022
In 2021, a Netflix series titled “Colin in Black and White” was released, which explored the life of Colin Kaepernick. Now, his journey of growing up being adopted has been transformed into a children’s book. People reports that the football player and activist’s book, “I Color Myself Different,” was inspired by a transformative moment in his childhood. View this post on Instagram A post shared by colin kaepernick (@kaepernick7) “When I was 5-years-old, I was given an assignment in school: ‘draw a picture of yourself and your family.’ I drew my white adoptive family with a yellow crayon and then picked up a brown crayon to draw myself,” he said, according to People. He continued: “This revelatory moment taught me an important lesson about embracing my Black identity through the power of self-love and eventually helped me to understand how my brown skin was connected to my Blackness. Above all, I hope that I Color Myself Different can inspire young people to embrace their power, love...
Apr 11, 2022
Ciara and Russell Wilson are the perfect depictions of what it looks like to create an empire for your household. The power couple has successfully conquered a plethora of ventures ranging from their own fragrance line, R&C The Fragrance Duo, to opening up a clothing company, The House of LR&C. Building with one another through their shared serial entrepreneurship, the duo also makes it their duty to take time to support others with their Why Not You Foundation — a non-profit that aims to fight poverty, increase access to education, and empower youth. AfroTech previously shared that Ciara and Russell invested $1.75 million in funding to rebrand a Seattle charter school, as well as more recently, donated over $35,000 to Seattle students. With the mission to further pour love into families, the Wilsons have released their new children’s book, “Why Not You?” — a title tied with their foundation — according to NBC. The book is inspired by the couple’s own upbringing of learning to have...
Mar 1, 2022
For a 9-year-old, model, actor, and now author, River Mason Eromosele is an accomplished young boy. The child prodigy comes from a famous bloodline with deep roots in the entertainment industry, as the son of world-renowned wardrobe stylist and entertainment exec Pilar Scratch and nephew of Hip-Hop icon, Rah Digga. Mom Pilar Scratch & River Mason Eromosele Eromosele has been made appearances in a long list of commercials, print ads, and television shows, and now he’s adding book writing to his lengthy resume. Eromosele and his mother recently released a new children’s book titled The Sky Is The Limit , which is slated to become a bestseller, according to Black News . The innovative book, inspired by his mom, sends a strong message to kids all over the world that there are no limits on following your dreams. “One day, I told my mom that I wanted to teach other children how to meditate and use the law of attraction for manifestation,” said Eromosele to Urban Magazine . “The purpose of...
Jun 4, 2020