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Asha Boston

About Asha Boston

Asha Boston is a freelance photojournalist and proud, recent grad of Agnes Scott College. Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, she spends her days writing articles and acting as the director and executive producer of her documentary series, The Dinner Table.

A Documentary About Black Women In Medicine? The Time is Now.

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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President Obama and Misty Copeland Talk Success, Breaking Barriers, and #BlackGirlMagic with Time + Essence Magazine

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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Recap: The Miseducation of Black Girls in NYC

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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‘Pretty’ A Much Needed Conversation on The Media’s Representation of Black Women

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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Yes, My Work Playlist Is A Little…Ratchet. And? #Werk

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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Not Only Do Black Girls Rock, Black Girls Lead

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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Essence Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief Talks Career Leaps & Balance During NYC Luncheon

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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Just Graduated: How It Really Feels To Walk Across That Stage

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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WATCH: Misty Copeland in Coversation with Amy Astley

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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6 Tips for Networking at a Panel Event

When she was accepted into Harvard Law School, Antonia Dean felt like it was a dream and in reality she was just waiting for someone to tell her she didn’t belong. Even with a pristine LSAT and as one of the … Read More

For political communications strategist Denise Horn, it is imperative that she ensures her client is poised, remains on message, and is prepared to handle whatever comes her way. Oh, and her “client” just so happens to be the first woman … Read More

As the calls for justice and social change continue to make headlines, much of society has become acutely aware of the role that we all play in creating a socially responsible world. With that in mind, it’s becoming more important and necessary … Read More

Marisa King-Redwood is a marketing maven. She’s a “Jill Of All Trades” when it comes to branding in the age of digital media. Her path consists of a colorful background in numerous industries such as music, entertainment law, and marketing. … Read More

Lucinda Cross — the coach, best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and TV personality — is a living, breathing example of a woman who has turned her dreams into reality. At the age of 18, a poor choice landed Lucinda in prison … Read More

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

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