We won! A different Red Carpet.


We won! I am writing this post from a place of complete gratitude. I am happy to announce that I won the 46th NAACP Image Awards Hometown Champion powered by 97.9 andKBFB-FM. Everyone voted and I couldn’t be happier that you all truly love and support me and what Minnie’s Food Pantry does for families

A moment in time – relived


I recently had the privilege (yes, it’s a privilege) to see the movie Selma. This movie was such a blessing to me because we often hear about the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s through photos and a few accounts but to see it in action is another thing. From the opening scene to the

Did you finish strong?


WOW! January has already come to an end. Can you believe it? It literally feels like we were celebrating the New Year and now we’re heading into the month of love. It’s amazing how God moves things right along. We’re into the award season, the Oscars, the NAACP Image Awards and the Grammy’s and so many

Legacy building 101


Black History Month is one of the most significant months for Blacks in America. We are able to highlight those individuals who have contributed so much to so many throughout history. I have been blessed to meet some of those noted people, even if their lives never shined brightly to others. My post today is

There is an I in team


I know the first thing you think about when you see this is Cheryl has lost her mind, but I assure you I haven’t. I know that phrase usually means one person trying to do everything but what I am referring to are the individuals who make up the team. Let me explain a little

Start with a New YOU!


There is always something to be said about the faithful few who wait until the clock strikes midnight to revamp, reorganize and rearrange their lives. I call these the New Year’s Resolutionaries.  You know the people who are determined to do things bigger and better at the top of every year, to only be disappointed

Action’s 2014 Year in Review

This year proved to be one of the best years for me. There were so many things that I was able to experience, see and accomplish. Whew! It felt as if I was constantly on the move, and I was. I want to thank everyone who made this year a great year… each of you