Transformation Tuesday: Michelle On How She Recovered From Her Attack During Basic Training

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My story begins during basic training,when I was sexually assaulted by a male soldier. I never knew who my attacker was, but i can describe him exactly. He burst into my room and grabbed me and forced me down on the bed. I was terrified. He had me pinned down, and the more I squirmed the more he forced himself on me. He began to rip my uniform. I felt…

2016 ODYSSEY NETWORK BUSINESS RETREAT SPONSORED BY PRUDENTIAL TO EXPLORE “VISION” AT ANNUAL GETAWAY MAY 31, 2016 – JUNE 3, 2016

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  Retreat will honor Diahann Carroll, Dr. Mae Jemison and  Dr. Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour   Performances by En Vogue, Freddie Jackson and Tasha Cobbs   Speaking Appearances by Gladys Knight, Joy-Ann Reid, and Zane (NEW YORK) – May 20, 2016 – For the 17th year, an exclusive gathering of over 500 multicultural professional women from all over the country will convene at the 2016 Odyssey Network Business Retreat from May…

EVENT RECAP: THE REALITY OF FALLING WHILE I WAIT

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On Saturday May 7, 2016, Unique Occasions, a premiere event planning company in Atlanta, along with Fanny Q. Enterprises hosted a panel/social mixer, “The Reality of Falling While I Wait”. The event was held at Roswell Office suites (760 Old Roswell Rd, Roswell, GA 30067). Guests engaged in thought provoking conversation about the journey of being single and celibate from a Christian perspective. Featured Panelists included: Fanny Quioto, Nyan Boateng,…

Brand Ambassador Spotlight: Shantea Johnson

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Name: Shantea Johnson, MS, MPH, CHES, CHC, CPT Business name: DHW Fitness and our Foundation: DHW Fit Foundation Occupation: Business owner, Athlete, Health Educator, Nutritionist and Personal Trainer Tell us a little about yourself and what you do:  I am first a wife and mom to 3 beautiful children. I am also a Fitness Model, an Athlete, a Fitness Competitor, a Certified Health Educator, a Nutritionist and Health Coach and Personal Trainer….

MANdatory Awareness: Jason Hughes

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“Always working to be better” is the motto, Capital City Collision owner Jason Hughes lives by. Cap City Collision, an auto body shop located in  Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Hughes is the  youngest body shop owner in the city and proud of it, but he has reason to be. Check out our Q&A below. How would describe your swagger? What makes Jason, Jason? I would describe my swagger as confident. All…

Christian Apparel Boutique, Faithful Chics Boutique, will Celebrate 2nd Year Anniversary with their New Pajama Line!

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May 18, 2016 — Christian clothing designer, Crystal Perkins, owner of Faithful Chics Boutique (@faithfulchics), based in Little Rock, Arkansas, is preparing to celebrate the two year anniversary of Faithful Chics Boutique. The series of events, starting May 20th and ending May 21st, will take place at Faithful Chics Boutique Headquarters: 400 N Bowman Suite 16 Little Rock, AR 7221. With their new pajama line launch, Faithful Chics Boutique is ready to…

RELATIONSHIPS 101: WHAT’S YOUR PIN?

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I have a personal PIN, not just for my phone or bank cards, but for the bank of VALENCIA, you have to possess the right PIN.  POSITIVE, INFLUENTIAL, and NURTURING!  If you don’t have the right PIN, you are not allowed personal access to me.  I have things to protect, my emotional well-being for one. We get caught up with being so politically correct and wanting to be liked that…