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Cleveland, OH – Real Times Media is excited to announce Congresswoman Shontel M. Brown as it’s Foreword writer for the 16th edition of Who’s Who In Black Cleveland. Congresswoman Shontel M. Brown is a relentless public servant who is committed to delivering results for the people of Ohio’s Eleventh Congressional District. First elected to the House of Representatives in 2021, where she works to attract jobs that pay fair wages to Northeast Ohio, improve access to affordable, high-quality health care, ensure equity and justice for all Americans, and

Columbus, OH – Who's Who In Black Columbus is excited to announce the return of Dr. Carter D. Womack as its Associate Publisher. Dr. Carter D. Womack, the Chief Operating Officer of Who’s Who In Black, brings his extensive experience and a profound commitment to community enrichment to the Who’s Who In Black Columbus publication. "I am deeply privileged to extend my service as the Associate Publisher of Who's Who In Black Columbus. This platform not only highlights the remarkable talents and accomplishments within our community but also

Who's Who In Black Chicago returns to continue its longstanding tradition of celebrating the excellence of African American industry professionals within the Chicago community. The brand is pleased to have Wynona Redmond, President of Wyn-Win, serving as its Associate Publisher for its special events, programs, and content. Ms. Redmond is highly regarded for her 30 plus years of connecting corporations to communities. Through Wyn Win, she has provided strategic consulting to corporate, retail, healthcare, and faith-based clients. "We believe that in bringing Ms. Redmond on board, we have gained

Cleveland, OH – Who's Who In Black Cleveland is excited to announce the July 22, 2024 event celebrating Black Excellence. This year the event will be held once again at the InterContinental Hotel. Who's Who In Black Cleveland is also excited to announce the return of Rhonda Crowder, a distinguished leader in journalism, literacy advocacy, and creative services, as its Associate Publisher. Rhonda Crowder, the CEO of Rhonda Crowder & Associates, brings her extensive experience and a profound commitment to community enrichment back to the Who’s Who In

Courtis Fuller, a Hall of Fame broadcast journalist, stands as a beacon of journalistic excellence and community service, with a career spanning nearly 44 years. For the past 35 years, he has been the trusted news anchor for the Cincinnati NBC affiliate WLWT-TV, earning him numerous accolades and recognitions. In 2023, Fuller was honored with induction into the inaugural class of the WLWT Hall of Fame, a testament to his enduring impact on the field. His achievements extend beyond the newsroom, as a multi-Emmy award winner and a

Hailing from a lineage of activists, Mr. Kermitt Waddell, Esq. has carved a remarkable legacy by embodying the philosophy that it Is not about “i ism” or “me ism,” but about “we-ism” and “us-ism.”  His unwavering commitment to community-driven progress and inclusivity has left an indelible mark on his hometown of Charlotte. As a proud graduate of Second Ward High School, where his own uncle held the esteemed position of being the final principal, and a graduate of North Carolina Central Law School, Waddell’s path has been

With more than 20 years’ experience in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion, Ms. Kathryn M. Hall is the Corporate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for JACK Entertainment. Affectionately known as “Ms. Fix It,” Hall’s mission is to provide resources to those in need.  “I have the ability to change people’s lives in this role overnight,” she says.  In her role, Hall oversees workplace culture, team member engagement, community outreach, vendor relations, sponsorship requests, and more. “Diversity touches every aspect of our business,” she reflects. “It’s one

From childhood, it was instilled in then Frances Curtis that her last name is a mantle to uphold with great pride and dignity. This expectation of excellence transferred directly into her academic performance as the Philadelphia native earned straight A’s throughout elementary and high school.  Though she had outstanding academic success, Frazier chose an alternative and non-traditional career route upon her high school graduation. She had her sights set on becoming a volunteer. Her newfound passion came as a surprise to her parents, but she still accepted the