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.
Usher may be one of contemporary R&B's greats, but he is also a person
who cares. And he’s been doing so with his
Usher’s New Look, which he founded with his mom in 1999. Among the various social services it provides, New Look
mentors disadvantaged children and adolescents and is dedicated to
bridging the gap between despair and success for young people globally. And the person making things run is president and CEO Yvette Cook.