Nastasya Generalova

Rhythmic gymnast Nastasya Generalova/Photo by Richard Knapp

SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT: NASTASYA GENERALOVA By Alyssa Salela Never give up hope. That is Nastasya Generalova’s mantra. Growing up, the 16-year-old rhythmic gymnast was told by coaches she didn’t have what it took to make it in the sport. Her dark skin color was different than the other girls. Her athletic build stood out next to [...]

Artist Spotlight: Sheryl Heading

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: SHERYL HEADING By Marc Alexander Detroit native Sheryl Heading is a multi-media artist with almost fifty years of history in the creative professions. Since the age of eight , she has melded her calligraphy, jewelry making and graphic design skills into a life of art and learning. “I have always loved art and [...]

SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT

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SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT: NO MADNESS By Marc Alexander I ran across the Nomadnesstribe movement on the booty model and “My current situation” landscape of Instagram. The account stood out because (1) the sisters had their clothes on and (2) None of the pictures were in the States. Further investigation pushed me to look at all the [...]

Socialite Spotlight: Doreen Spicer-Dannelly

By: Ra’Kenna Joseph Wiles sat down with writer, producer, director phenom Doreen Spicer-Dannelly (Disney’s The Proud Family, Jump In!, The Wannabees) to discuss enduring conceptualization, diversity’s benefits to media and society, and how-to keep projects fresh and new in an overly saturated entertainment industry.  Wiles: When did you know you wanted to be in the [...]

Socialite Spotlight Robin Billups

By: Ra’Kenna Joseph   Wiles caught up with dynamic and trendsetting businesswoman Robin M. Billups, National Director of Business Development for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Billups discusses the importance of perseverance, female purchasing power, strategies for approaching business deals, and building your individual brand with Wiles.   Wiles: With a BA in [...]