March – April 2018 Publisher’s Notes


Welcome to the March-April edition of Ethnic Online. With spring right around the corner, we’re excited to share with you some warm and moving stories.


Our “Featured” story is 5 questions in 5 minutes with George Llado, Sr. VP & CIO of pharmaceutical giant Alexion.  His impact and influence from a corporate level is being seen and felt not only in the community, but worldwide!  Check out this inspiring interview in the 5 in 5 section of Ethnic Online.


If you are a small black business owner or entrepreneur looking for guidance and resources to start or grow your business then the “Lead” story on the Black Business Alliance” led by co-founder and President Frank Dixon, is written for you?  With resources to capital and corporate partners who want to do business with you, along with monthly workshops, this organization is primed to take your business to the next level.


We just updated our “Photo Gallery” see who’s out and about and more importantly see if you made the cut?  Check out photos from the 150 Anniversary of Morehouse College”. This 3 day event on Martha’s Vineyard had hundreds of Morehouse grads from around the world in attendance celebrating the rich history of Morehouse College.  Notable grads on hard Spike Lee, Andrew Young, first Black Mayor of Atlanta just to name a few.  Check out the “EO Photo Gallery.”


The New Haven Chapter of the Links just celebrated their 45th Anniversary and Ethnic Online was proud to be a “media sponsor. In addition to dinner and dancing to the smooth sounds of the Warren Daniels Band, the Links took the time to honor two Tony Award-winning actresses: Anika Noni Rose as the lead voice of Princess Tiana in Disney’s animated feature The Princess and the Frog (2009), Rose became the very first black Disney Princess. and Melba Moore, who scored a string of Billboard charted hits … 8 top 10 R&B hits including two #1 smash hits and 3 Grammy nominations, AMA Nominations; rewards received are Tony Award, Ellis Island Award, Artist Guild Award, Trumpet Award of Excellence, NAACP Spingarn Award, History Makers Tribute.   Check out the story on The Links Bring Out The Stars” on the Home Page of Ethnic Online



The block buster movie “Black Panther” has certainly lived up to its hype.  Its impact, which came out of nowhere, is breaking box office records around the world and creating a positive movement that this country hasn’t seen since Barak Obama was elected President over 9 years ago.  Whether you are a Marvel Comics fan or not, this is a must see movie. Check out the review in the “Trending” section of Ethnic Online.


Be inspired, motivated & educated is the Ethnic Online motto, enjoy and as always your feedback is welcomed and appreciated!


Best regards,

Leonard Webb

Publisher & Founder


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