Domestic Violence Memphis

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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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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Extended Offers Through 11/27/17

November 24, 2017
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Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, I hope the day as well as this past weekend, has been one of positive experiences, good times, rest, relaxation and reflection. I created a newsletter to include some special offers in recognition of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday & Cyber Monday […]

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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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Receiving the C.U.R.E.S. Shero Award

October 21, 2017
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This weekend, I had the privilege of receiving an award from the House of Mtenzi who sponsors The Stone Awards. This was their 22nd year hosting the event. Local community leaders and those who have national ties but local roots are honored in a number of categories. The […]

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Gwendolyn Brooks & National Day on Writing

October 20, 2017
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Today is National Day on Writing. To know me is to know I love speaking and presenting. But, writing is the foundation for which I’ve relied on to get me through some of the best and worst times of my life. I absolutely love writing and what […]

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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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Talking Domestic Violence with Huffington Post

September 19, 2017
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I found out a couple of weeks ago the Huffington Post was coming to Memphis as part of their Listen To America bus tour. They’re stopping in 25 cities, talking with its citizens about the issues that matter most to them and their communities. I have always […]

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Girls Night Out-Year Six

September 8, 2017
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Girls Night Out began six years ago at the Whitehaven Library. One of the directors, Donna Windham, reached out to me and asked if I’d be one of the facilitators. She felt domestic violence was a topic that needed to be addressed among young ladies, especially the […]

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