Former Global Hue executive Detavio Samuels has been tapped to be
president of Radio One’s One X. Conceived and built by Samuels himself,
One X serves as the firm’s branded content arm and an offshoot of One
Solution. In his current role as president of One Solution, Samuels
oversees cross-platform sales and leads the cross-platform, television
and digital integrated marketing groups.
Rosalind McLymont, author, executive editor of The Network Journal, CEO
and publisher of AfricaStrictlyBusiness.com, this week received a
Certificate of Excellence from the Global Alliance of Mayors and Leaders
from Africa and of African Descent in Accra, Ghana. McLymont was in
Accra as a delegate to the 4th World Summit of Mayors and Leaders of
Africa and of African Descent from June 1-3.
Among a university president, American studies scholar; an
anthropologist, feminist scholar; a business executive, civic leader; an
atmospheric chemist; and an astronaut, geoscientist, comedic actress Tracee Ellis Ross was one of six recipients to receive an honorary doctorate from Brown University.
According to a post on the NY Times' site, Robert L. Capers is a top
pick to replace Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney, Eastern District. In May, Senator Chuck Schumer announced his plans to recommend Capers's candidacy to President Obama.
Tim Wright may be a tight end for the New England Patriots, but there's a lot more than football on his mind. He's worried about today's youth. And to make effective change, Wright
has launched his own foundation--The Timothy Wright Foundation--to
promote the concept "the scholar athlete" to youth.