From entering the WNBA to being one of the cornerstones of the league,
former women's basketball player Lisa Leslie has shown the world her
presence on the court and, most recently, the induction to the Hall of
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.