2007 News Releases

San Francisco Housing Development Corporation Celebrates 20th Anniversary and the Reemergence of San Francisco’s Historic Fillmore Jazz District
In reminiscence of 1940’s and 50’s Jazz icons like Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Billy Holiday, guests will enjoy delectable foods, refreshing cocktails, fine art and culture. More than 2,000 attendees are expected to stroll through the Fillmore Jazz District to network and socialize at several diverse venues between Geary Boulevard and Turk Street. – 2007-12-21

Black-Owned Security Company Engaged to Provide Professional Protection Services for Shelia E. Foundation Benefit – Peaceful Journey Executive Protection Service, LLC. USA
Bishop T.D. Jakes, Les Brown, E-40, Latoya London, Smokie Norful, TOO $HORT, Andre Ward, Lil Jon, and Walter, Edwin and Tramaine Hawkins have each entrusted their safety and protection to Peaceful Journey Executive Protection Service, LLC. USA – 2007-09-26

D.R. Roberts Event Management, Inc. Celebrates 10 Exceptional Years of Nationwide Event Planning and Thriving Entrepreneurial Success
100 Black Men of the Bay Area, Inc., Black Economic Council, Inc., Behind the Bench NBA Wives, Budweiser, City of Oakland, Dental Health Foundation, Gatorade, Golden State Warriors, Oakland Raiders, and Tanqueray are just a few of the satisfied clients Deanna Roberts has served across the U.S. during her company’s ten years of extraordinary event planning and continuous business growth. – 2007-09-19

Marco Bellini Apparel Company Owner Sues Amaru Entertainment, Inc. (Tupac Shakur’s Mom’s Company) for Trademark Infringement
As a proximate result of defendants’ actions, plaintiff has suffered and will continue to suffer great damage to its business, goodwill, reputation, profits and the strength of its trademark. The injury to complainant is and continues to be ongoing and irreparable. – 2007-09-05

Recent Specialty Tea Institute (STI) Certification Leads Mother/Daughter Entrepreneurs to Establish Internet-Based Tea Company – ShopTwoForTea.com
The entrepreneurs are anxious to share what they learned at the Specialty Tea Institute; not only can tea drinking be relaxing and pleasurable, but healthy as well. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported adding green tea to your diet speeds the metabolism and oxidation of fat without having the negative feeling of a racing heart rate. A researcher at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston found that tea boosts the body’s defenses against infection and contains a substance that might be turned into a drug to protect against disease by attacking invading bacteria, viruses and fungi. – 2007-05-31

Luv’s Brownies Founder and President Publishes “Brownie Points: Seven Steps to Success For Woman Entrepreneurs from One Who Made It”
“Aundrea is a symbol of success for black business owners and an inspiration to entrepreneurs looking to follow in her footsteps.” — EARL GRAVES, SR., publisher and editor, “Black Enterprise Magazine” “Show Mom a little love with Luv’s Heart-Shaped Brownies — they’re some of the best I’ve tasted!” — RACHAEL RAY, Food Network host and editor “Every Day with Rachel Ray” magazine “The success of her bakery shows that planning and persistence pay off. Despite great personal challenges, she has held her life and business together. I admire her spirit and work ethic, and I think you will too. And, her brownies are fabulous!” — COACH KEN CARTER, inspiration for the feature film “Coach Carter” – 2007-05-02

‘Gumbo For The Soul’ Literacy Program Benefits From Highly Anticipated Anthology — ‘Gumbo for the Soul: the Recipe for Literacy in the Black Community’
“Gumbo for the Soul” dares to call it like it is. This serving of Gumbo is a must-read for every parent, teacher, mentor, and all who believe it is important that our children can read and comprehend the English language.” — Tavis Smiley, Author, Television and Radio Host – 2007-04-25

Urban Ad Agency Crossover Creative Group Makes a Point for Richmond, CA Police Dept. Recruitment
– 2007-03-27

Sean Higgins Brings 8-year NBA Experience to Int’l Basketball League ‘Las Vegas Stars’ — Team Owner, CEO and GM Alexis Levi Hires the Veteran Player as Assistant Coach and Player
Sean Marielle Higgins to assist Las Vegas Stars’ head coach George Tarkanian – 2007-03-22

Los Angeles Radio Personality Spearheads Fourth Annual ‘Be Good To Women Day’ Tuesday, March 13, 2007 — A National Day of Prayer
– Approximately 95% of the victims of domestic violence are women. – Every 9 seconds in the United States a woman is assaulted and beaten. – 4,000,000 women each year are assaulted by their partners. – Everyday, four women are murdered by boyfriends or husbands. – 2007-03-11

Alexis Levi – First African American Woman Owner, CEO and General Manager of a Professional Basketball Team
International Basketball League (IBL) Expansion Team “Las Vegas Stars – 2007-02-22

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