Memphis

My Amazing Ten

December 31, 2018
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In 2008, I made a life changing decision. I left an abusive marriage. I was extremely uncertain about where my journey would take me. I only knew that I could not continue down the path I was on, especially with my children. I was a very sad, broken […]

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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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Keynote Address for Daddy’s Girls Conference Brunch

June 18, 2018
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Greater Faith Tabernacle has been hosting the Daddy’s Girls Conference for the past 14 years. It has been an honor to work with and support the GFT family over the years for such an important event, as the event and the members of the congregation are dear […]

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Ten Years and Counting

June 14, 2018
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My 10 Year Milestone: On this day, ten years ago, I took my life back and became a DV survivor. To some, this may not mean a lot. There will be some who I KNOW will question why I’m sharing this at all. But, if you had […]

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My Article on Annie: The “Dance-sical”

June 1, 2018
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I truly appreciate every freelance writing opportunity I receive. My latest came in the form of interviewing Chauniece R. Thompson, executive artistic director of Ballet on Wheels (BOW). 

Attendees witnessed a future Misty Copeland, Ashley Murphy or Ebony Williams over the Memorial Day weekend as they experienced a […]

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MLK50: ‘Mountaintop Speech’ Remembrance Summons Crowd for Reflection, Action

April 5, 2018
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One of the best opportunities I’ve ever received as a freelance writer has been my involvement with the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. Living in Memphis has provided a unique, first hand experience for me. During the week long series of events […]

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Meeting and Interviewing Robert Townsend

March 25, 2018
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To know me well is to know my love for movies. In fact, my husband tells me ALL the time that I need to find out how I can get PAID to become a film critic, discover a way to share my writing and love of little known […]

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‘Do Justice’ Theme for Agape’s Heartlight Event

March 8, 2018
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I hope you will enjoy reading my recently published article featuring Bryan Stevenson and Brian Fikkert. Both men were absolutely amazing. If you’ve never had the opportunity to hear them speak, please research to find out where they may be and make plans to do so. Their […]

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What Color is YOUR Elephant? Join Me!

February 1, 2018
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Saturday, February 10th from 1 to 3pm, I’d love to have you as my guest for What Color is YOUR Elephant? It’s an interactive look into the ‘elephant in the room’ about ourselves and what others see but don’t tell us. We’ll talk about […]

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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 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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