November 21, 2017

Saturday Open Thread: Black Fitness Gurus

Dolvett Quince is known for his stint on the Biggest Loser Reality Show.  He grew up in Stanford, Connecticut. He and his three siblings were eventually adopted by a Jamaican couple, whose only source of discipline was through physical force. He has … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Black Fitness Gurus

Hannah Bronfman (born October 26, 1987) is a DJ, model, and entrepreneur from Manhattan. She is the co-founder of Beautified, a mobile app for finding last-minute beauty services. Bronfman is also an investor in multiple restaurants, including Hotel … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Black Fitness Gurus

Jeanette Jenkins is the founder and president of the Hollywood Trainer fitness company. Growing up in public housing in Canada, Jenkins was one of three children raised by a single mother and fitness is what kept her focused. A natural athlete, … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Fitness Gurus

William Wayne "Billy" Blanks (born September 1, 1955) is an American fitness guru, martial artist, actor, and the creator of the Tae Bo exercise program. Blanks was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, the fourth of fifteen children. Blanks began his study of … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Fitness Gurus

Donna Richardson  (born November 3, 1962) is an American fitness and aerobics instructor, author and ESPN television sports commentator. Widely known for her series of fitness videos, she was appointed in 2006 by President George W. Bush to serve on … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Black Fitness Gurus

Shaun T (born on May 2, 1978), is an American motivational speaker, fitness trainer, fitness motivator, businessman, television personality, and choreographer. He is best known for his home fitness programs for adults and children which include … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: UGK

UGK (short for Underground Kingz) was an American hip hop duo from Port Arthur, Texas, formed in 1987, by Chad "Pimp C" Butler and Bernard "Bun B" Freeman. They released their first major-label album Too Hard to Swallow, in 1992, followed by several … [Read more...]