About Us

Publisher/Production Manager-Luther Wilkins

Account executiveLuther Wilkins

Freelance CorrespondenceBarbara Williams, Kenya Williams,  Skye Williams

Contributing correspondentAmber Ramsey, Margaret Boyles

Editorial Board –  Luther Wilkins,  Brandy Wilkins, Barbara Williams,  Kenya Williams, Tanisha Cliatt


100 percent African American. 100 percent American. All pride. All passion. This is how ManaSota View (MSV) sees its unique world. It is what drives the mission to bring the African American community the best, most empowering, engaging, and culturally relevant content across a range of media platforms that include publishing, digital, live events, and consumer products and services.

Company Overview

The mission to entertain and inspire African-American with award-winning content that covers African-American culture, style, beauty, food, music, and celebrities and to create products and services that always have, at their core, the real African-Americans —their unique needs, their unique lifestyle.

Today, MSV remains wholly focused on celebrating the culture, honoring the past, and enriching the future of African Americans in Florida and the United States. MSV is privileged to be at the heart of such an exciting community, the one that is shaping America’s future. Also, MSV has created exciting new platforms that serve to extend its reach and deepen its connection with this community.

ManaSota View

The Manasota View African American News Magazine was founded in 2019 with a single readership of five thousand, bicultural Black American in SW Florida, with goals to be the most significant news magazine edited by and for African Americans.  

ManaSota View Digital Media

ManaSotaView.com goal is to be the leading online destination for acculturated Black American on the web, supplying interactive forums, useful and interesting tools, unique content, and a vibrant community that African American simply will not find anywhere else: the latest in African American music, everything about African American foods, can’t-miss Black American events in their cities, the newest on fashion, beauty and health and success tips specially created with their lives in mind


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