All Articles Tagged "Amiya Alexander"
As we all know, February is Black History Month and typically we pay homage to our ancestors and predesscors who paved the way for us and made immeasurable contributions to this country and the world. But the Grio decided to put together a list of 100 black people who are making history right now. They are the people our grand-children and great-grand-children will read about in their textbooks.
The Grio’s “100 History Makers in the Making” list is diverse. Here’s one little snippet:
When Amiya Alexander’s friends couldn’t afford dance lessons, the then-9-year-old dancer decided to start her own studio. Now 12, this entrepreneur brings dance classes to children in underserved Detroit communities with a bright pink school bus that she’s not yet old enough to drive.
Isn’t that precious? Read more about Amiya and the 99 other trailblazers on the Grio.