Laz Alonso

Actor, producer, and entrepreneur Laz Alonso graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, and a concentration in marketing. When the Washington, D.C., native first set foot on campus, he realized the unlimited possibilities for people of color and worked to achieve his goals. He became an entrepreneur in the truest sense of […]

The U.S. Dream Academy is a national after school program using mentoring, tutoring, and technology education to empower children at risk of future incarceration. Their 15th Annual Power of a Dream Gala will take place Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. honoring Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott; Jaime Casap, Global Education Evangelist; and Jarrett M. Adams, Judicial […]

Actor and Howard University alumnus Laz Alonso joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss how we can save fledgling historically black colleges and universities. Alonso and Martin were in Los Angeles in preparation for the 45th NAACP Image Awards. They took time, however, to discuss the recent challenges announced at Alonso’s alma mater, Howard […]

Seasoned business travelers understand the importance of convenience. Whether it’s an overnight stay in a neighboring town or an extended trip outside of the country, traveling for business has become more commonplace. According to a 2013 report by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) the number of trips taken in 2013 is estimated to be […]