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Support a Cause During National Book Month

October 5, 2018
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Did you know that October is National Book Month? During the month of October, you can purchase an autographed copy of my book, Restoring the Whole in My Soul, for $10, knowing that a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Walking Into A New Life, Inc […]

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You May Be Popular, But What About Impact?

January 12, 2018
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I was nominated for an award last year regarding my book. However, the criteria for becoming a finalist was not based on popularity. I listened intently on Facebook Live as the event organizer shared her vision regarding the awards ceremony. She made one statement that has stayed with […]

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My Voice is Here to Stay

January 8, 2018
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Like millions of others, I watched the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony. The solidarity in the room was evident. Many of the attendees wore black in support of the #metoo and #timesup movement regarding sexual assault and inequality. Among the attendees were advocates who have worked tirelessly […]

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Resolutions vs Goal Setting

January 1, 2018
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Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2017 exceeded your expectations. It was definitely a year of peaks and valleys for me. Overall, I am grateful, thankful and appreciative of the journey. I will share more about those in a different post.

It’s officially 2018. And, many of […]

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I’m A Featured Entrepreneur in Huffington Post

December 8, 2017
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As 2017 begins to wind down, I am thrilled to share that I’ve been featured in Huffington Post again this year. What’s so amazing about this particular feature is having the opportunity to share another side of myself. Domestic violence and sexual assault have become signatures […]

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My New Book is a Best Seller

November 14, 2017
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I’m pleased to share I launched a new book entitled “You Need It, I Got It!” and it made the Best Seller’s List. I am over the moon with excitement as I am now a 2x Best Selling Author. I am one of sixteen co-authors […]

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Sisterhood, Friendship and Advocacy

October 28, 2017
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Last week, I had the pleasure of spending time with Mildred Muhammad. While many around the globe know her as the ex-wife of the DC Sniper and being an amazing speaker and author, I am pleased to say that I have a different type of relationship with […]

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My Keynote Address for Project STAND

October 23, 2017
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I had the absolute pleasure of being the Keynote speaker for this year’s Project STAND event. Project STAND is an annual fundraising event designed to provide awareness and resources to victims/survivors of domestic violence and the community at large. I’ve been fortunate to attend almost […]

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My Viewpoint Featured in The Memphis Flyer

October 13, 2017
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As we continue to recognize October as National Domestic Violence Awareness month, I am reminded of one of the single biggest questions I’m asked, Why Doesn’t She Leave? I decided to write a few of my thoughts and submit them to The Memphis Flyer. I’m […]

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Girls Night Out on Domestic Violence Featured on Local 24

October 4, 2017
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For the past six years, the Whitehaven Public Library has hosted an event called Girls Night Out on Domestic Violence. I have had the privilege to facilitate it all six years. The first year, I was asked to facilitate with another person from another organization. The following year […]

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Sharing My Voice with Huffington Post Part II

September 24, 2017
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Currently, HuffPost is doing a 25 city tour called Listen To America. Reporters are traveling and taking the time to listen to the citizens of each chosen city. Stop #4 was right here in Memphis. I was asked what I was doing in Memphis. I shared my thoughts […]

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My Breast Biopsy at 21

September 20, 2017
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October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness month. It is also Breast Cancer Awareness month. I will spend much of my time in October speaking and working to bring awareness and action regarding domestic violence, personal development, entrepreneurship, etc. But, I wanted to take a moment to […]

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