Of Skin & Wellness

by Terry Watson | May 10th, 2014
Of Skin & Wellness

Carmen Chatten hails from South Boston Virginia. A true Virginian by heart, also living in Alexandria, she has gradually navigated to North Carolina and established herself as a promising health and wellness expert. She has a passion for serving and helping others, and her business Of Skin and Wellness provides an outlet to do so. […]

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Get Your Life with Dr. Jillian Morgan

by Terry Watson | March 13th, 2014
Get Your Life with Dr. Jillian Morgan

February 4th marked World Cancer Day; a day of observance that has been only been in existence since 2008. It was established in an effort to raise worldwide cancer awareness and promote its prevention, detection and cure. As part of this year’s recognition in the United States, the lights of the Empire State Building were […]

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Give Life in the New Year

Dr. Jillian Morgan | January 10th, 2014
Give Life in the New Year

Imagine someone you love has been involved in a serious car accident and is in desperate need of blood. However, with their life on the line, they can’t find a match. For so many Americans, especially African-Americans, this exact scenario could be a harsh reality. But this does not have to be… if each of […]

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Christian Shipman

by Terry Watson | November 13th, 2013
Christian Shipman

Christian Shipman is a senior at Southwest Guilford High School in Greensboro. With a current GPA of 3.2 he proudly boasts that he has never failed a class, no matter how much he might have struggled. He has always been taught by his father to never except failure and God allows you to struggle to […]

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ESTEEM, A Total Transformation

by Terry Watson | July 11th, 2013
ESTEEM, A Total Transformation

She is a wife, mother of four adult children and grandmother of six (with one on the way). She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Sport Studies both from High Point University. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Human Services, specializing in Social and Community Services […]

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Lupus Survival Story

by Tonya Dixon | July 11th, 2013
Lupus Survival Story

More than 1.5 million Americans live with lupus; 5 million worldwide. Ninety percent of people diagnosed with lupus are women. Of that percentage, women of color are two to three times more likely to be affected. Lupus is an auto immune disease. It can affect and damage nearly any part of the body, especially the […]

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Palmica Robinson

by Terry Watson | July 11th, 2013
Palmica Robinson

Palmica Robinson describes herself as a loving and devoted mother and friend. She is glad to be alive in spite of everything she has been through. She is also a woman who openly proclaims her love for God and credits him with making provisions for her life. These provisions have allowed her to enjoy a […]

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The African School

by Terry Watson | July 11th, 2013
The African School

After graduating from NC A&T with a BA in History, Tonya Poole searched for ways to put her degree to use. She has always loved learning about various cultures and history. The idea for The African School came in 2010 when she realized that her daughter and other children were not being exposed to the […]

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Getting Fit in 2013

by Terry Watson | May 7th, 2013
Getting Fit in 2013

To some exercise is a routine of cardio and to others its strength training, but to Erica Motley it’s so much more. Exercise relieves so much stress, not just for the body but the mind and soul as well. The more active a person is the better they feel about their selves. Exercise can help […]

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Is College in Your Future?

Yolanda Keith | March 13th, 2013
Is College in Your Future?

With graduation on the way, the senior classes of Ben. L. Smith and James B. Dudley High Schools are looking forward to the future. Students at both schools strive for greatness with the help of their administrators, faculty, staff and their college adviser. The college adviser at Dudley and Smith is Sarah Stanfield. As a […]

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