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#OURVOICES: James Shepherd

James Shepherd was born in Columbia, TN about 20 miles outside of Nashville. He moved around a lot during his childhood even lived with his grandparents briefly. Early on in his teens he began living the street life and living a criminal lifestyle. After the

#OURVOICES: Dennis Reed Jr

At just 17 years old, Reed started his own non-profit called “Inspire the Fire.” Serving approx. 400 youth yearly, Reed’s nonprofit helps young people succeed on stage and in life.  Youth often enter the program beset by many challenges. The arts reach students who are

#OURVOICES: Darren “JAZ” Vincent

Darren Vincent was 30 years old before reading his first book. From there a change he notes occurred. Coming from the tough area of  Niagara Falls, NY to now residing here in Charlotte NC, he has undoubted seen much, experienced much and from that he’s

#OURVOICES: Attorney William H. Harding

If you don’t know this gentleman, our opportunity is for us to introduce you to Attorney William Harding, and vice versa! He is very much involved in the community, so much so that he’s back and forth literally between states to make thing happen on