The words “black” and “successful” are not often found together because of the negative stereotypes associated with blackness.

The stereotypes from popular culture are not only false but harmful.

These profiles of three very different people shed light on the importance of having successful black men and women in leadership positions.

While many believe that the slow recovery from the recent recession has affected everyone, a high-end Calgary auto dealer says that he hasn’t noticed the recession affect his wealthy customers.

In a world with many wasteful consumer options, Solita Work created ReWorks Upcycle Shop as a way to provide local eco-friendly products for Calgarians.

Calgary-based singer-songwriter and teacher Alex Labbé has always had a knack for all things music. But he has also been able to prove that with dedication, a childhood hobby can lead to a lifelong career.