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Cynthia Camble

I am an unique visionary to bring your written project to life. With 20 years of Document and Information Management experience to include working in the Government, Non Profit, and Private sectors the power of the written word has always been my great passion.

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Shirley Martinez

My name is Shirley Martinez. I am a retired army veteran and recently retired from Colorado Springs Utilities.  I am currently the vice president of the Pikes Peak Diversity Council, Inc and a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant. In my free time I spend time with my family, I love to volunteer in the community, read and grow flowers. I work many hours to bridge and connect groups or individuals together to bring about change.

Tina Adams

Tina Adam’s passion for writing began when she was a young girl writing for her high school newspaper. Since then, she has authored and co-authored three books to include her best-seller, “Out of Darkness.” Her next book, “Woman at The Well: Laugh, Love and God,” will be released in early 2020. Ms. Adams has always loved writing and sharing messages that God would give her through the written word. She began freelance editing in 2019, and soon after launched her editing company, Inkwell Edits. Her heart is rooted in helping people produce well-written works of art by ensuring their messages shine through without textual errors. Her repertoire is vast. She possesses expertise in copy-editing, as well as composing articles and book blurbs.

Keena Day

Keena Day, M.A., is an educator, writer, and poet. She is a central office literacy leader focused on culturally responsive and equitable practices in curriculum, assessment, and instruction for grades 6-12 in Denver, CO. She has written for several media outlets such as The Tennessee Tribune, and is the author of AFROdiisiacs (2019) and The Colors of My Boudoir (2015).  

Camiio Patton

I am an inspired author, and father of two. I grew up in Denver Colorado in a small neighborhood known as Montbello. Recently I have obtained my GED and will be attending SNHU this coming fall for a degree in English and creative writing. During the week if I am not at work, I am writing, planning, or mentoring the youth in my neighborhood as a 7 youth coach for the box state hornets. Writing and football is life. Through them both I aim to teach and develop.

Talisa Caldwell

Talisa Caldwell has years of experience writing. She has written multiple songs, grants, proposals and essays for herself and various businesses throughout the United States. She specializes in songwriting, poetry, interviews and articles.

Angelique Scott

Angelique Scott has been member of the Colorado Springs community for the last 8 years.  She relocated here after finishing her service in the United States Air Force.  She enjoys the beautiful backdrop & serene landscape this state has to offer.  Angelique is a freelance writer, jewelry maker & all around creative.  She is a fierce advocate for the black community especially in the arena of healthcare equality.  

Melvin Whipple

Milton Whipple

My name is Milton Whipple. I am originally from Gordon, Georgia. I am currently enrolled in grad school to become a Social Worker. In my free time I love to cook, read and write. I am passionate about giving back to the community and helping out the less fortunate. I work hard day in and day out to make sure those coming after me do not have to face the same struggles! Let’s be the change we want to see! 

Kenya Mahogany Fashaw

Kenya Mahogany Fashaw, is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of 5280 Artist Co-Op. Kenya is a Spoken Word artist, actress and Playwright. She was a member of 2012 Denver Slam Nuba’s (“we cut heads”) slam team. She was also a recipient of the Denver Center of Performing Art Playwrights Group. She has written and directed “Colorism, Breaking The Chains of Complexion” produced by 5280 Artist Co-Op in 2015, and has won a Henry Award for “Best New Play,” in 2018. She was also nominated for another Henry award for “1 Night 6 Plays,” produced by 5280 Artist Co-Op, in 2019 which included two Time & of her micro scripts; Hiphop Matrimony: A Hiphop musical and Cages: No More Boundage. Kenya was Honored as a Colorado Creative in the Westword in February 2020. Kenya creates stories to normalize people of color and to change their narratives.

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N'Dea Carter

A Denver native and recent graduate from Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Journalism department, N’dea Carter is a young professional starting her journey as a writer and a public relations specialist. Ms. Carter has written on topics such as the homelessness crisis in Colorado, the dangers of fast fashion on the environment and the impact of local activists. During her time as an intern with U.S. Bank she helped kick-start the first newsletter for the Investment Services Marketing department, co-authoring several articles highlighting senior level executives’ role in the company and in the community. Ms. Carter is passionate about her community and hopes to showcase the good work of great people through her writing.

Brandon Bornes

The Founder & Editor in Chief of My Black Colorado. Brandon has a background in multimedia & marketing which includes video production, photography, website design, and writing.  Brandon uses his gifts, talents & skills to uplift the local community.

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