Community Heroes

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Anton Moore, President & Founder Of Unity In The Community Base Of Operations: Philadelphia, Pa. Why he is a Community Hero: Anton Moore founded Unity In The Community in an effort to unify his South Philadelphia neighborhood […]

Danielle Skeen, Founder & Executive Director of The Star Boutique, Inc. Base Of Operations: New York, N.Y. Why she is a Community Hero:  Danielle Skeen and The Star Boutique empowers underprivileged teenage girls by providing them with fashion and life makeovers, providing life skills workshops and clothes in a bid to boost the self-esteem of […]

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Kashaun Cooper Sr., Founder of Fathers Rock, Inc. & Author Of “The Champion Father” Base Of Operations: Baltimore, Md. Why he is a Community Hero: Mr. Cooper started his Fathers Rock, Inc., organization after working with a […]

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Pete Chatmon Base Of Operations: New York Why he is a Community Hero: Pete Chatmon’s lifelong goal to become a storyteller via the medium of film is now shared via his Double 7 Images media and marketing […]

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Keith Dent Base Of Operations: Jersey City, N.J. Why he is a Community Hero: As an assistant director of Rising Tide Capital, an organization committed to assisting entrepreneurs, Keith Dent help to facilitate programs in the working-class cities […]

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Nana Eyeson Akiwowo Age: 36 Place of Residence: New York, N.Y. Why she is a Community Hero: Akiwowo helps to provide adequate health care in her parents’ homeland of Ghana via her African Health Now NGO. Although Nana […]

Jason Stamper (pictured), the principal of technology at the New Schools at Carver in southeast Atlanta, told WSB-TV 2 that it’s his job to protect students and that’s what he did when he saved one of his students from a dog attack. After hearing from other students that someone was being attacked by dogs on […]

Vickie McBride gave birth to her son at the tender age of 13, but that did not deter her from earning her PhD–or his, for that matter. Last August, Vickie and her son, Maurice, walked across the stage at a graduate ceremony in Minneapolis, Minnesota and were handed their doctorate degrees from Capella University, WRDW-TV […]

Carol (pictured in blue dress) and Willie Fowler were shocked when their daughter’s wedding was called off, but the food and lavish reception they paid for did not go to waste. Here and Now reports that the Fowler family reached out to Hosea Feed the Hungry, a local Atlanta organization serving families in need, to […]

Glen James (pictured), a homeless Boston man, reportedly found a backpack Saturday at a shopping mall containing $42,000 in cash and traveler’s checks, but instead of keeping it, James flagged down a patrol car so that it could be returned to its rightful owner. Now the Good Samaritan — whose noble words include “even if I were […]

Natalie and Derrica Wilson Derrica Wilson Age: 33Title: Co-Founder & President, Black and Missing Foundation, Inc. Place of Residence: Washington, D.C.Natalie Wilson Age: 42 Title: Co-Founder and Director of Public Relations, Black and Missing Foundation, Inc. Place of Residence: Hyattsville, Md.Why they are local heroes: Tired of not hearing about missing persons cases involving people […]

A pre-teen is being hailed as a brave young lady after calling 911 to help nab two robbers who invaded her home Saturday, NewsChannel 9 reports. When Breasia Morrow, 12, and Azariah Morrow, 11, of Chattanooga, Tenn., realized that two men were inside of their home, they took cover in their bedroom closet. Bresia called 911. […]