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With his Superman physique and dashing good looks, it’s easy to stereotype Rico Paris as soon as he walks in the door. You might try and dismiss him as “just another pretty boy,” but once you engage with the talented up-and-comer, that idea quickly fades. Paris Powell was born of African-American and Puerto Rican descent to two musician/singer parents, both …

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Dr. Steve Morgan

“He Cares” Dr. Steve Morgan goes the extra mile to demonstrate that he cares. As a recent graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and only one of four African-American doctors in his class, Dr. Morgan has faced his share of adversity. He has a keen focus on the health of all humanity, which stems from …

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“Chopped” Lynette Thomas

Lynette’s Love When you see foods like smothered chicken, sweet potato pie, fried catfish and gumbo, you began to get the feeling of home. Louisiana is famous for its good food, fun and family. Louisiana has also produced some of the world’s finest chefs. Lynette Thomas is a great example of a fine chef from Louisiana who demonstrates that love …

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