SOE “Fight Light a Girl” Event Recap

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  Wrapping up the end of Baton Rouge’s Women’s Week, Fight Like a Girl was a domestic violence awareness event by Sistars of empowerment, Inc.  The purpose of this event was to bring awareness to domestic violence and self defense Read more

X-Posed: Domestic Violence


  Domestic violence is an epidemic that is grossly spreading all over the world at alarming rates.  The local news of every city in the country reports weekly, if not daily, of this horrific abuse.  The Center for Disease Control Read more

Boss Lady Mae Reveals The Official Cast of Her Upcoming 8 Cities Gospel Stage Play, “Single Ladies, Wait On Your Boaz!”

Boss Lady Mae Reveals The Official Cast of Her Upcoming 8 Cities Gospel Stage Play, “Single Ladies, Wait On Your Boaz!” “Single Ladies, Wait On Your Boaz!” Gospel Stage Play encourages single women to wait on the right man who Read more

#FancysThoughts: An Appreciation Of Home


Returning home is something I always said I would never do, yet I knew I would do in an extreme situation. I never gave much thought as to what an extreme situation might be. Only once I crossed into Arizona Read more

Lipstick Monologues: A Heroine in Heels Event Recap


      Once again audiences came out to support an Ardrie Orie production, Lipstick Monologues: A Heroine in Heels which took place at 444 Theatre in Atlanta. Some of Atlanta’s best actresses took the stage, bringing to life each Read more

Bobbi Kristina Moved to Hospice, Nick Gordon Accused of Abuse


Bobbi Kristina, the only daughter to pop-icon Whitney Huston has been moved to a hospice. For the past five months she has remained unconscious in the hospital after being found facedown and unresponsive in her bathtub on January 31. Her Read more

Heels 4A Cause: StrikeOut Domestic Violence Charity Event Recap


Atlanta Exes stars Christina Johnson and beau Willie Wallace  came out to support Heels 4A Cause: StrikeOut Domestic Violence Charity Event at Fun Bowl in McDonough, Ga. The event was held to empower and inspire women who have been affect by Read more

Nominate a DV Survivor for the Purple Boot Society

Nominate a domestic violence survivor for the Purple Boot Society, and they could win a day of pampering and motivation. It will include hair, make up styling, a professional photoshoot, dinner, and motivational and health and wellness tips from some Read more

Domestic Violence Survivor Empowers Victims to Become Survivors with Annual Purple Affair

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVOR EMPOWERS VICTIMS TO BECOME SURVIVORS WITH ANNUAL PURPLE AFFAIR Atlanta’s Rising Star Award Recipient Tamiko Lowry Continues to Empower Victims of Domestic Violence to Become Survivors with her Upcoming Purple Affair  ATLANTA, GA (August 2014) On October 26th 2014, Read more

Dear CRF, Can I Keep the Ring?

DEAR CRF, “Here’s My question. A man proposes to you while He’s living with you, splits bills and all. He bought a wedding band set. He gives you engagement ring but after several months becomes physically abusive. You love him Read more

“No Good Deed” Date Night in Atlanta

  The Scott’s from TLC’s “The Sisterhood” along with the rest of the cast from the Let’s Stay 2gether tour and The Real Power Couples of Atlanta are hosting Date Night tomorrow to watch “No Good Deed”  in Atlanta Georgia.  Read more

A Glimpse Inside Of #WhyIStayed

She’s laying on the bed, curled in a ball. After their last fight she’s experiencing severe contractions. Her daughter isn’t due for another two months. She’s crying. Now he consoles her, kissing her forehead and telling her to calm down. Read more

Marissa Alexander to be Retried

Marissa Alexander is now awaiting a retrial due to Florida extending its Stand Your Ground Laws. Warning shots are now covered by Stand Your Ground law as well.  Alexander, who has been in and out of the news over the Read more

Forever Girls Seminar Part Deux: Young Women and Domestic Abuse

Domestic Violence is a very touchy topic. We tend to shy away from what really goes on behind closed doors. So many are suffering in silence, because they are ashamed, scared, or think that’s the way love should be. Forever Read more

Survivor: Deborah J. Monroe

In observance of October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we spoke with authoress, activist, and domestic violence survivor, Deborah J. Monroe. Monroe recently published the book, Hurt No More: What Victims and Abusers Should Know About Domestic Violence. For Read more

Lost in Luv: A Breakdown of the Beat Down

  You can never build yourself up by tearing someone down. Sometimes people have to respect themselves enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves them, matures them, or makes them happy. Some people might not never know Read more

Love with Your Heart, Not With Your Hands

People often tell me they would not share as much as I do, but I have no problem with sharing, because you never know how your struggle can benefit someone else. This month I want to share my domestic violence Read more

Empowering Women with the Still Standing Foundation

What is the goal of the Still Standing Foundation? The Still Standing Foundation provides a positive outlet for survivors of Domestic Violence to become empowered. Our goal is to “Empower Victims to become Survivors”. We encourage self empowerment, self-esteem, personal Read more