Hyphened-Nation – Don’t Check the Box

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White-Americans, Black-Americans, Latino-Americans, and on and on.  Sometimes the list seems almost endless.  And a significant portion of each of these groups identifies with the ethnic or religious portion of their identity, much more so than the “American” part of who they are.  Author and hardcore activist Nicole Draffen is one of many who sees … Read more

Meet Local Photographer Daria Gladkova

Daria Gladkova, a Miami-based professional photographer, has been developing an exemplary brand behind her talented photo and editing skills. Mastering her craft has led Daria to capture photos of popular icons and building her extensive portfolio which includes world-renowned celebrities. Working in photography for more than 8 years, her pictures have gained publication in major … Read more

Aleutian Cultures

A few nice culture images I found: Aleutian Cultures Image by Travis S. Along the southern Alaska coast along the Alaskan Peninsula and into the Aleutian Island chain are the Aleut and Alutiiq cultures. The Aleuts traditionally hale from the Aleutian Islands, from which the chain was named. Aleutian is a Russian term applied to … Read more

Christian Author Who Focuses on Good and Evil

Dr. Shenita Etwaroo is an author, educator, artist, film producer, activist, and advocate dedicated to human and animal rights. As someone who has herself overcome great adversity, Shenita uses her work to share love, compassion, and mercy. She believes that every individual has a beacon of light inside of them, and she hopes that her … Read more

Hidden Genius The Black Engineer Behind Howard Hughes

Historian and author H.T.Bryer has penned a fascinating book about Frank Calvin Mann (1908-1992). “Mr. Frank Calvin Mann was the little known but brilliant black aeronautical engineer who worked out the design problems on the The Spruce Goose [Hughes H-4 Hercules] allowing the worlds largest airplane to fly.” Because Howard Hughes’ white engineers wouldn’t work with Frank … Read more

T-Tapp: More Than A Workout

Teresa Tapp with NFL player Michael Clayton  How does one go from the fashion industry dealing with models all over the world to being respected by some of the most esteemed and well-versed in the medical realm?  Seems highly unlikely, however, Teresa Tapp, founder of T-Tapp, www.T-Tapp.com, can actually meet this description. Whether she’s being interviewed … Read more

Aerial Cinema Productions Heads South

by Kate Fox Something exciting is hovering over the sunny skies of Southern Florida.  Aerial Cinema Productions, Inc. has relocated to the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area. One of the premier providers of the helicopter and fixed-wing aviation assets and services to the motion picture and TV industry is Aerial Cinema Productions (ACP).  ACP is committed to … Read more

Hot Spec Script ‘American Butterfly’ by Princess Émilïe Ngombom

Studios are close to reaching a deal on American Butterfly, a spec script by Émilïe Ngombom, about the reintegration into society of a World War II veteran with PTSD and rejected inventions by a female scientist.  The secret script received buzz at the Tribeca Film Festival but the dealmakers were still working on international sales … Read more