Salih Rowe is a giant of a man. Not just in size but in his abundant love for his people. The creator of the “I Love Black People” T-Shirt has organized Facing Love, is 2nd Vice President of the Boston Society of Vulcans as a full time BFD Firefighter and still finds time to give back to the community at dozens of events year round.
MIMS, Sekou Of Boston, Dec. 23, 2013. Loving father of Malaka Mims, Calvin Boyles, Charese Williamson and Jameela Olivio, Kaleem Mims, Ahmad Mims, Jeichael Henderson, John Mims. Caring grandfather of Robert C. Thomas, III, Andrew, and Joshua Thomas. Beloved son of Rosalie Thomas of Boston. Also leaves a host of grandchildren including Sadar Mims-Tavares, his youngest grandchild, along with nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.
(Poet/Community Organizer) VCR is the most consistent producer of Poetry shows in Boston. He works with youth and embraces all forms of art including dance, hip-hop, theatre and more.
Greg is a guy who is not afraid to roll up his sleeves and do some work. A proud fraternity member Greg has worked on projects like Reclaiming Our Youth as well as donating time and materials to a local shelter he adopted.
Anjela is not only an independent Black Business Woman with her company “Virtually Unstoppable” Assistants but she also finds time to do alot of community service. She is a co-founder of United Sisters of Color and together they have organized efforts for women, men, children giving away food, clothes, school supplies and hygiene kits.
Lovern is a powerhouse for good. A beautiful spirit, she dedicates her time to anti-domestic violence efforts and awareness. Whether she is organizing the White Ribbon Day or the “Heel-A-Thon” she is advocating on behalf of others and through her foundation teaching people to “Love Life Now”
Brother Charles as he is known was a very busy man in 2013. Running for Mayor of Boston while also hosting the Morning Show and operating TOUCH 106.1 FM didn’t stop him from his regular duties as an event promoter or his “Role Call To Action” Mondays.
Dr. Kenneth C. Edelin, a Boston physician whose 1975 manslaughter conviction for performing a legal abortion was overturned on appeal in a landmark test of medical, legal, religious and political questions surrounding abortion in America, died on Monday Dec. 30th 2013 in Sarasota, Fla. He was 74.
Liz has been on a positive wave in 2013. Organizing events, working with Score 4 More, supporting others and co-hosting Big City FM’s Morning Show.
Our local homegrown young champion, Carlos Henriquez has already chalked up hundreds of meetings and has been working on various legislative measures during his tenure as State Representative. 2014 promises to be an interesting year as Henriquez fires up his political engines.
For G. Valentino Ball this has been the year of the hustle. His site Killer Boom Box has gone through major improvements and as a Business Man in the Future Boston Accelerator program we expect Mr. Ball to, well, Ball.