In an effort to expand its presence in the rapidly growing wine
industry, the nation’s largest African American wine exporter hosted an
exclusive wine tasting reception in New York City in May to announce its
bold foray into the South American market of the multi-billion dollar
As one of the top performers at one of the nation’s Big 4 accounting
firms, Kevin Basden undoubtedly has a penchant for business and, more
importantly, a knack for bringing other people of color into a socially
conscious and globally numeric world. Here, TNJ.com talks with Basden.
The Broadway cast of "Fela" introduced Afrobeat superstar Fela
Anikulapo-Kuti to hundreds of thousands of new American fans. Now the
show's stars are facing their toughest critics yet: Nigerians in this
megacity who know his lyrics by heart and consider him a national icon.