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“I feel like I’m fighting every day,” this was Nafis Ricks reality many years ago. Today, Ricks has a Master’s Degree in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri. 

But, life for Ricks didn’t always taste this sweet. He was born in the rough streets of Philadelphia (Philly), Pennsylvania, in 1987. A tragic event took place when he was just three years old….


    At Quade Media, we are committed to putting people back in the center of media by centering ourselves around our brand values. These values represent the deepest beliefs we hold and the strongest principles we cling to. By living these values, we inspire others to rise up and change the world with us.



      Quade Media Covers The Say Yes Series

      We’re excited to announce that Quade Media covered the exclusive Say Yes Series. Alongside other large brands sponsoring the event on February 10th and 11th, 2021. This installment of the series featured an intimate conversation focused on promoting wellness,...

      Meet the Young Woman Who is Redefining Africa’s Approach to Venture Capital

      Maya Horgan Famodu has become a trailblazer in Africa’s venture capital industry, but her path to success hasn’t been straightforward. Horgan Famodu is the founder of VC firm Ingressive Capital, a $10 million fund, based in Lagos, Nigeria. It has backed a number of...

      Meet Erica Chidi Cohen, founder of LOOM

      Los Angeles-based Erica Chidi Cohen is a doula, health educator and author; she is also the founder of LOOM, a center providing education and community for reproductive empowerment, pregnancy, and parenting for everyone. Erica began her work in San Francisco,...

      Founders of Yoco, a South African Payment Platform, Raises $83M For Expansion

      You’ve probably heard the phrase “small business is the backbone of the economy” before, and for good reason: it is true. Small businesses employ a huge percentage of workers around the globe. But in countries like South Africa, where more payments are going digital...

      Former President Barack Obama joins NBA Africa as strategic partner and minority owner

      The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced yesterday that former President Barack Obama has joined NBA Africa as a strategic partner. President Obama will help advance the league’s social responsibility efforts across the continent, including programs and...

      Pride Month and the Crises the LGBTQ+ Community Face in 2021

      Pride Month and the Crises the LGBTQ+ Community Face in 2021By Georgia I. SalvarynThe month of June is dedicated to celebrating Pride and the LGBTQ+ community. Pride is a time of acceptance, love, and jubilation. But amidst the happiness, parades, and events, there is...

      Aba & Preach: From Hot Topics to Serious Talks–A YouTube Channel Review

      Aba & Preach: From Hot Topics to Serious Talks–A YouTube Channel ReviewBy Georgia I. SalvarynDuring the pandemic, I was stuck in the house with little to do, and I was desperate to find new ways to keep myself occupied, entertained, and informed. One day, a friend...

      Coinbase’s valuation soars in the first public listing of a major cryptocurrency company

      Coinbase Valued at $86 Billon in ‘Landmark Moment’ for Crypto: Shares in Coinbase, the first major cryptocurrency company to list its shares on a U.S. stock exchange, jumped in their market debut on Wednesday, showing that investors are hungry to get a piece of the...

      Establishing Twitter’s presence in Africa

      Twitter’s mission is to serve the public conversation, and it’s essential, for the world and for Twitter, to increase the number of people who feel comfortable participating in it. To do this, we need to make it easier for everyone to join in and provide more relevant...

      Goldman Sachs Invests $10 Billion In New ‘One Million Black Women’ Initiative

      With the largest ever investment to focus exclusively on black women, the financial giant aims to narrow opportunity gaps and contribute to the advancement of racial equity  In 1962, Malcolm X said, “The most neglected person in America is the Black woman.” Now,...


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