Tag Archives: Personality

THE AFRICAN PERSONALITY IN AMERICA



Dr Kambon was a dear friend and a highly regarded colleague in the African Liberation Movement Worldwide. Dr. Kambon was born Joseph Baldwin …
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THIS WEEK: Bobi wine is African personality of the Year



Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Musician and Politician Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine has been declared African Personality …
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Personality: Glenwood W. Burley | Richmond Free Press


Retired Richmind Patrolman Glenwood W. Burley is dedicated to boosting one of Richmond’s time-honored police traditions — the mounted police patrol.

The energetic 76-year-old organized a committee to secure a new horse stable for the city’s Mounted Squad. The current stable, located by the train tracks on Brook Road under the Chamberlayne Avenue overpass, was condemned more than 16 years ago, he says. It was flooded during a tropical storm in 2004 and again in 2008.

“After years of repeated discussions with no progress, I spearheaded forming a committee and actually doing something,” Mr. Burley says.

The resulting Richmond Regional Mounted Police & Stable Project, of which Mr. Burley serves as chair, has been quite successful since its first organizational and strategy…

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Personality: Herbert H. Southall Jr. | Richmond Free Press


Herbert H. Southall Jr. is proud to carry on the legacy of his father and to uphold the traditions of the Astoria Beneficial Club, a Richmond men’s club started 117 years ago to help eliminate the barriers to full citizenship for African-Americans.

The mission continues today as the organization works“to inspire men to a higher moral, intellectual, civic and social standing” through activities promoting racial equality and building a stronger community.

Mr. Southall, a 1956 graduate of Maggie L. Walker High School and electronics designer who retired as a manager from Lucent Technologies in New Jersey, was selected as the 2018 Astorian of the Year.

He was presented with the award Nov. 18 in a ceremony at The Grace Center in North Side.

“I was really surprised,” says Mr….

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Meet the West African media personality taking the Korean entertainment world by storm


Samuel Okyere is a Ghanaian television personality firmly planting solid roots in Korea. Okyere was born on April 21, 1991, in Accra, Ghana. He spent his childhood there until he travelled abroad for schooling.

Samuel Okyere…Forbes

Okyere initially went to Seoul, Korea, in 2009 after being selected for a Korean Government Scholarship Program to study computer science. Nine years later, he has taken that opportunity and catapulted it into living his best life possible while exploring and exceeding all of his wildest dreams.

He graduated from Sogang University in 2014 but that was just the tip of the iceberg.

Clearly, Okyere has capitalized on his time in Korea well as his resume is pretty hefty. He began his entertainment career by starring in small roles in commercials.

His…

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Jamaica media personality and comedienne Elva Ruddock dies





Jamaican media personality and comedienne Elva Ruddock has died.

She had been ailing for some time.

News of her death has shocked the entertainment, media and theatre industries on which Ruddock made her mark.

In recent weeks, she had been hospitalised.

Ruddock is best know for her larger than life personality and was a former columnist with the Jamaica Observer and its defunct evening publication Chat!.

Her other media exploits included host of Fame FM’s Full House Fridays and co-host of the popular infomercial for the Bashco stores with Omar Azan.

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