Ciro Ortiz, a sixth-grader from New York City, has found business success helping stressed-out New York subway-goers. For just $2, passerbyers in need of some advice or encouragement can stop and have a 5-minute consultation with him. And so far, the idea is a very profitable one!

How he came up with the idea

Ciro, who was a victim of bullying in the past, says he was sitting around...

America (BBR) - Barack Obama is the 44th president and first African-American elected. president obama hope

In 1961, Barack Hussein Obama was born to Barack Obama Sr. and Ann Dunham in Honolulu, Hawaii. After his parent’s divorce, Dunham remarried and relocated herself and Barack to Indonesia. Feeling as though Barack was limited and faced safety issues, she sent him back to Hawaii to live with his...

Maryland (BBR) - Jill P. Carter is the daughter of the late Walter P. Carter, who was a civil rights activist and leader in the desegregation movement in Maryland in the 1950s and 1960s. Her mother, Zerita Joy Carter,was a retired public school educator.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, June 18, 1964. Attended Western High School, Baltimore; Loyola College, B.A. (English), 1988. University of...

Maryland (BBR) - Tammi Thomas joined TEDCO as the Vice President for Marketing. TEDCO facilitates the transfer and commercialization of technology from Maryland’s research universities and federal labs into the marketplace and assists in the creation and growth of technology-based businesses in all regions of the State.

Thomas is responsible for the organization’s marketing and communications...

Marsha Jews

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Marsha Jews is host of WEAA’s Keep It Moving with Marsha Jews. Marsha is a veteran media personality and public speaker with more than 20 years of executive level work experience. She is editor-at-large at World Bride Magazine and runs a consultancy practice, The Bissell Street Group, which specializes in business and relationship development, event planning, and...

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