When Neal Farinah emigrated from his native country Trinidad to the United States, he had a dream of building his own successful business. Today, he has one of the most popular salons in Brooklyn, New York. He has become one of the industry’s most respected and sought after hairstylists.
The Gem Project, a non-profit organization that aims to empower young
people by giving them useful educational tools, was inspired by a
personal experience. Here, founder Amanda Ebokosia shares her story.
Devon Franklin is an ordained preacher, published author and recently
was promoted to vice president of production at Columbia Pictures—a
division of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Devon recently spoke with TNJ.com to discuss his new position at
Columbia while offering advice to young African American entrepreneurs.