Andrea Pitts

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | May 22nd, 2020
Andrea Pitts

Andrea Pitts of Nashville, TN is a burn survivor, community advocate, and very kind hearted person. She also believes in the power of a simple smile and laughter from the heart, and thrives off making others smile with positivity and helping those who are less fortunate. These are all qualities that assist her with managing […]

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Tamica Hughes

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | March 19th, 2020
Tamica Hughes

Transforming the thought process of a teen or pre-teen girl, is at the forefront of Tamica Hughes’ mind. Especially if they’re pregnant or expecting. They’re often broken, confused, and unsure of their future and that of their unborn child. The non-profit organization, Level-Up Parenting, was created in 2019, by Hughes, to tackle the daily struggles […]

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Brandon Fame

by Crystal Kelly | January 23rd, 2020
Brandon Fame

Morehouse College graduate, Brandon M. Frame, is a man that is motivated by M.K. Asante’s quote, “Once you make an observation you have an obligation.” While attending Morehouse College Frame observed that there was a need for mentorship for young boys of color attending middle school. He created a youth males mentorship group called Voice. […]

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Cameron Tillman

by Crystal Kelly | January 23rd, 2020
Cameron Tillman

Cameron J. Tillman (Cam) is a young and talented jazz and gospel musician. He has recently relocated to Atlanta, GA. He was born on May 15, 2005, in Hartford, CT. He is the only child to his single mother, Crystal Kelly. As a young child Cam has enjoyed music. At church he would sing and […]

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Shirley Crawford

by Terry Watson | September 19th, 2019
Shirley Crawford

Due to the fact that she wears so many hats, it can be quite challenging to describe Shirley “Shirl-E” Crawford with only a few words. Her constant devotion to her family and community speaks volumes of how she has impacted the lives of so many individuals. Still, there is more work that has to be […]

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Nikki Barkley

by Terry Watson | July 17th, 2019
Nikki Barkley

For those looking for a way to put an exclamation point on their summer vacation, the End of the Summer Music Festival that is taking place on September 8th, 2019 is a great way to do so. Now celebrating its 5th Year Anniversary, founder Nikki Barkley shares the event began with an idea she played […]

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Portia Shipman

Junios Smith | July 17th, 2019
Portia Shipman

In 2008, Shipman founded the Sherri Denese Jackson Foundation for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Inc. after her friend’s body was found buried in a backyard in 2008. Jackson was murdered by her ex-boyfriend, DeCarlo Bennett in 2006, but her whereabouts were unknown for months until Bennett made an announcement. “June 26 made it 11 […]

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Creative Source Management Inc.

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | May 15th, 2019
Creative Source Management Inc.

Dr. Erika Hendrix is a woman of many talents. She was previously introduced to the readers as a minister, radio host, and a theology instructor. Now, she’s ready to showcase a different hat she wears as the Owner and Executive Director of Creative Management Source, Inc., a mental health agency started in 2006 with the […]

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DeAnna Morris

by Terry Watson | May 15th, 2019
DeAnna Morris

In life, we don’t always get to choose our paths. Many believe that our steps are ordered, by our creator, before we even travel through the birth canal that delivers us. Some will arrive at their destinations sooner than others and some will get derailed and turned around, get lost even. But make no mistake, […]

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Men To Heal – James Harris

by Terry Watson | May 15th, 2019
Men To Heal – James Harris

James Harris received a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and started a movement getting men back focused on their overall health, mental and physical. “Men To Heal is a movement coordinated by me with the purpose of raising awareness about the mental and physical issues that men experience, and their lack of knowledge on […]

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