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While He's America's Bishop, T.D. Jakes' Business Acumen Proves He's Not One-Dimensional — 'I Wasn't Born With A Bible In My Hand'

Love is a powerful tool. Regardless of one’s perspective, the term and concept are pervasive in culture and real life. Whether it is Tina Turner asking, “What’s Love Got To Do With It” or Musiq Soulchild giving the world a neo-soul infused definition in his 2000 ballad “Love,” there is no escaping the impact the emotion has on people. This concept has even deeper roots if you surround its context with a good coming-of-age story. One consistent version of this story is the power of support and belief from a person or group who loved and believed in someone so much that the individual was able to positively evolve from where they were to where they were destined to be. And at the center of culture, specifically in a faith context, America’s Bishop, T.D. Jakes has an out-loud coming-of-age story. It started from pulpit, progressed across several business industries, and has rested in the love and support of his community. Born in South Charleston, WV, Thomas Dexter “T.D.” Jakes is...

Josh Rodgers

Apr 10, 2023

Will Smith, T.D. Jakes And George Clinton Raise $10M For Benjamin Crump's Law School

On Feb. 8, Benjamin Crump was honored by St. Thomas University in Florida with the Benjamin L. Crump College of Law — marking the first law school in the U.S. named after a practicing Black attorney — according to CBS News Miami. Crump’s honor came equipped with huge support from several people in his circle.

Shanique Yates

Feb 13, 2023