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BET + ORIGINAL SERIES BIGGER IS BACK MEDIA MAVEN

SADE MOORE Sade Moore is a contributor/host for Sheen Magazine/ Sheen Talk that had an interest in beauty and fashion She’s currently a host for sheen talk live and has a background in sport covering the Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers as a beat reporter.

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KIRA STEVENS STORY

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G O D F R E Y & T HE RE S A B RI C E C E L EB R AT E 4 0 YE AR S O F M A R RIAGE


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LUNER EUGENE’S AWARD-WINNING FILM SERIES ‘BAE NIGHT

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EDITOR’S NOTE You never truly know what you can do until you do it. I remember always wanting to learn how to sew but I never took a class. I would take my designs to a seamstress and have her create my designs. One day after the birth of my second daughter I decided to purchase a sewing machine. I got the sewing machine and the rest is history. There are so many things we want to do but instead of trying it, we continue to put it off. I didn’t realize that after I took the leap that it would create an additional stream of income for me. God had already put on the inside of me everything I prayed for. Are you limiting your income because of fear? Are you limiting your potential because of uncertainty? This year we’ve decided to join Nike and just do it! Once we’ve received clearance from heaven, we are doing it afraid, broke, and broken if we have to. There will never be perfect conditions to do anything. You just have to make a decision to leave where you are, to get where you want to be tomorrow. Queen, it’s time to leap!

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SEASON TWO OF WILL PACKER’S PROVOCATIVE COMEDY “BIGGER” RETURNS THURSDAY, APRIL 22, EXCLUSIVELY ON BET+ TANISHA LONG, ANGELL CONWELL, RASHEDA CROCKETT, CHASE ANTHONY, AND TRISTEN WINGER RETURN TO REPRISE THEIR ROLES. TORI SPELLING, JASMINE GUY, ANGELA KO, WARREN BURKE, EVA MARCILLE, CHRISTOPHER “PLAY” MARTIN, AND MORE TO GUEST STAR

BET+ announced the season two premiere of the hilarious and provocative fan-favorite, original comedy “Bigger,” executive produced by Will Packer and Will Packer Media, is set to return Thursday, April 22, 2021. The 30-minute, ten-episode series will be available exclusively on BET+, with all episodes available to stream at launch.

“Will Packer, Felischa Marye, and the ‘Bigger’ team are a powerful creative force and we are thrilled to continue this partnership,” said Executive Vice President and General Manager of BET +, Devin Griffin. “Season two brings even more of their incredible storytelling with this hilarious and lighthearted comedy. As always, providing a platform for Black storytelling and content is core to our business and this season

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of ‘Bigger’ continues to do just that.” “I’m so proud of Felischa and her team. Season two is edgier, smarter, and funnier and yeah I’ll say it...BIGGER, than an already well-received first season,” said Will Packer. “Can’t wait for audiences to jump into it.” Created by Felischa Marye, the story continues about the close-knit group of 30-somethings navigating love, friendships and career ambitions. Season two catches up three months after the big arrest. Is the gang still thriving or frontin’? “I’m beyond excited for the ‘Bigger’ gang to return for season two. We have such a talented ensemble who has amassed some really passionate fans with their hilarious comedy in the show,” said Felischa Marye. “It’s my pleasure to bring such comedy back during a time when we can use a little laughter.” Tanisha Long, Angell Conwell, Rasheda Crockett, Chase Anthony, and Tristen Winger return as series regulars, while Angela Ko, Bechir Sylvain, Alyssa Brooke, and Warren Burke return as recurring guest stars. The new season also features notable guest stars including Tori Spelling, Jasmine Guy, Christopher “Play” Martin, Eva Marcille, Devale Ellis, Toccara, Karlie Redd, Debbie Morgan, Curtis Washington, Charmin Lee, Alexa Rachelle Jennings, and more. Produced by Will Packer Media, season two of “Bigger” is executive produced by Will Packer and Felischa Marye, who also serves as series showrunner. Devon Shepard, season one showrunner, serves as writer/consulting producer in the series’ sophomore season. For more information about “Bigger” and BET+ visit the network’s official page at BET.com. Also, join the conversation with @BET and @ BETPlus across all social platforms with #BiggerOnBET.


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Kira Stevens is a 16-year-old Actress, Producer, Writer, Director, and Athlete. Kira Stevens has been acting for 12 years and she has worked with some of the top people on broadway. Some of the people include Broadway’s John McDaniel and now she is the youngest broadway producer by 10 years! (The record was 26 years old.) She is on the producing team for #BWAYWORLDRECORD, which is a broadway attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record of the largest online video album of people singing the same song! Named stars including Perez Hilton and many more have joined this project as a performer. Kira also takes part as a perform-

er as well. This video will be released on March 21st the anniversary of the broadway closure. It will also be supporting, The Actors Fund and Broadway Records! Kira also made her Broadway debut in a virtual musical titled “Sticks and Stones” featuring 7-time Tony Award winner, Audra McDonald, George Salazar (Be More Chill), and Joshua Colley (Newsies). She is in a new musical project called D’Ilusion: A Houdini Musical premiering for Broadway virtually. She is an upcoming film and tv actress with her own production company, Fiery


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Tide Productions, and her own virtual acting studio, The Passionate Actor; where she hosts, produces, writes, and directs her content. She has been featured on many high-profile projects including ABC/Disney Family Sing A Long (featuring Ariana Grande, PINK, and more!) and Kenny Ortega’s Dance Across America: Inauguration Special. Kira has mild Cerebral Palsy and is training for the Paralympics in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and shot put. Originally a distance runner, growing up doing triathlons with a

local team, Kira transferred to competitive swim and track and field at age 11. Since then, she has broken numerous records including the world record in the T35 1500 meter track run. Now, Kira has gone to world meets, competed with some of the top Paralympic athletes in the world, and broken numerous records while still maintaining a 4.0 GPA, and college classes. Talk about amazing! We Salute Kira Stevens.

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GLOBAL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS Contributing Writer: Ms. Enise Dalisma

Philippians 4:13 states, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”. To some, this biblical scripture merely represents a common memory verse but to me, the words of Philippians 4:13 are the mantra for my life and what I’ve found to be my pillars of the fortress. My life wasn’t always easy. I’ve had to overcome many adversities and trials. As a teenager, unfortunately, my mother was physically separated from me and that placed a great strain on my living situations and ultimately the quality of care I received. My teenage years are filled with jumping from home to home hoping that one day I’m not told that I had finally worn out my welcome. Although this time was unsettling, something interesting happened from

it. What grew from that place of uncertainty was the promise I would give to myself that changed my life forever. I vowed that I would transcend from this place of brokenness and prove the naysayers wrong. I had decided that I was destined for greatness as I walked in living proof of Philippians 4:13. During this time, I tried to work on myself and really excavate the gifts that God had instilled in me. But of course, this was easier said than done. I went through a season questioning what my gift truly was and how would I seriously make a mark on this world and help those who may be wanting a better life for themselves as I did. Years had passed and I was doing well, but I didn’t feel as if I met my purpose.


are Ms. Clatira Almir, CEO of ClothesMinded; Mrs. Kenisha Delancey-Rodgers, CEO of Belle Baby Essentials; Mrs. Tiffany Brice-Ferguson, CEO of Simply Tiffany Boutique; Ms. Khailah Gardiner, CEO of KayLine242; and lastly Ms. Stephanique Armbrister. After these dynamic ladies decided to become leaders in GWE it was only then that the movement became stronger than ever before. Currently, GWE boasts of over 2,500 members in different countries and different industries. Collectively, we use social media platforms to host live broadcasts to do giveaways in an effort to give back to our community and keep hope alive. The kinship that has grown within this vast and growing network of women has led us to seek to enjoy the camaraderie of one another beyond virtual bounds. It is with this that I am pleased to announce that we have successfully planned our very first event which is a meet and greet we are calling, “GWE HOLIDAY”. On this day we will attend church together, take professional photos for our movement and thereafter eat and socialize amongst each other. We all an-

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It wasn’t until the start of my business, Kourtneys Foreign Kart LLC, that I met tons of young hopeful women wanting to make a way for themselves through entrepreneurship. Through conversations with these clients, I learned that a lot of them had the initial interest and passion but longed for guidance when it came to developing a shrewd business acumen, which just so happened to be a strong self-taught topic for me. It was then in October 2020 that God gave me a vision. This vision was to create a global platform focused on inspiring, uplifting guiding, and encouraging women who have an interest in entrepreneurship. Following the vision God had given me, I created a group on Facebook called Global Women’s Entrepreneurs. It started with myself and two other page administrators. At first, things were going smoothly as we were connecting and networking. But then suddenly during Christmas time, the group became silent and we met a sort of stagnancy. It was here that God spoke to me again. He instructed me to choose more women to help me lead this assignment. He revealed to me to expand the leadership to include several key women, they


ticipate this event’s success. Women from all over the world are apart of this movement, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic many are unable to travel. However, I, Enise Dalisma, President of GWE will be in town to meet and greet the members of this great movement. Additionally, we are always welcoming new members to join the GWE family and we hope that one day we are recognized for our togetherness. We, the leadership and members of GWE find great pride in the work that we are doing as it is not every day that you find women building each other up. We will remain encouraged as we walk in the understanding that we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us, and it is with God’s help and our commitment we will achieve great things individually and together.

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Godfrey & Theresa Brice He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord - Proverbs 18:22 Marriage is so much more than a wedding. It is a sacred covenant between a man and a woman. It is two people becoming one flesh. It is the foundation of society. God created marriage before he created his church so it is very important to him. Pop culture and the media glorify broken but we want to celebrate those who have stood the tests of time.

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On February 21st, 2021 Godfrey and Theresa Brice celebrated 40 years of marriage!

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A Daughter’s Tribute Love: It Always Protects, Always trust, always hopes, always perserveres. Love never fails. (1st Corinthians 13:7-8) For forty years you have Loved each other. Nothing or No one could seperate the both of you. You stood the test of time. You both have been the perfect example of Love; Comitment; Family; endurance. Daddy for 40 years I watched you Provide; respect; and Love mommy and our family. You were always the perfect gentleman to her. Mommy is your “Teff” you are her “Gull” Let all that you do be done in Love (1 Corinthians 16:14) For 40 years everyday I watched you Kiss mommy and showered her with so much affection! You take a delight in serving your Queen! For 40 years nobody makes you Laugh out Loud, like mommy does. Mommy, for 40 years you Loved honored and cherished daddy. You never allowed anyone to put him down. You always respected him and submitted. I always tell you “mommy, i don’t know how you do it! You are a better woman than me!” You Love serving your King! Mommy no one makes you blush and smile Like Daddy does.

all Keep Loving one another earnestly, since Love covers a multitude of sins. (1st Peter 4:8) For 40 years; For better or for worse; in sickness and in health, you both honored your vow to Love inspite of. You never judged each other. I watched you both take care of each other. In 40 years, I can count on 1 hand the amount of arguements you both had. 4 children, (1 deceased) 3 grandchildren, 2 Homes and 2 dogs you guys have endured the test of times. Despite the challenges you both endured, you’ll made it Look easy. 40 years is a milestone! Many said you’ll would’nt make it....You’ll made it! Love conquers all. Today I honor you, I celebrate your union! Wishing you many more marital bliss! Cheers to the “Red ruby” Anniversary! I Love you both so much!

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Love, Tiffany (your first born.)

Daddy no one could cook Like your wife to you! You brag about her everywhere you go! You bring out the best in each other! Above

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ADVICE FROM THE COUPLE What are the most important things marriage need to Survive?

Love, Trust communication. That’s it. Love Conquers all. God, is Love. -Theresa Brice

Finance, steady income, communication, Love, and God in that Order. - Godfrey Brice

Tell us about a trial that you went through and how did you overcome it?

Infidelity. I overcame by Forgiveness. True Forgiveness. I Love Him. Love conquers all. - Theresa Brice It was always challenging supporting my family and raising my children with our small salaries! Somehow, we always overcame that! - Godfrey Brice What advice would you give to couples today?

Put God first. Put each other first. Remember your vows. Always Communicate. Trust your partner. Don’t allow anyone to come between the both of you, be Strong! - Theresa Brice Always remember who you are and whose you are. Remember your Vows. Keep Friends, and Family especially your mother In Law out of your business! Lol. - Godfrey Brice

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Meet Sade Moore Sade Moore is a contributor/host for Sheen Magazine/ Sheen Talk that has an interest in beauty and fashion She’s currently a host for sheen talk live and has a background in sport covering the Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers as a beat reporter. Her duties entailed writing editing, and interviews with high profile athletes and celebrities Sade is known for her warm welcoming personality asking in-depth questions that keep viewers and readers engaged and wanting more! Sade values diversity and embraces sharing bringing people’s stories to life from different perspectives

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CELEBRITY NEWS

LUNER EUGENE’S AWARD-WINNING FILM SERIES ‘BAE NIGHT IS NOW A HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FULL-LENGTH FEATURE FILM “Bae Night”, an Award-Winning Film Series is now a full feature film co-written and directed by Luner Eugene. Written by Neicey Johnson and Produced by Sandra Justice, Genji Jacques, and Alexandra Bello. Executive Producer Rich Jean and Sandra Justice. Univisual Productions, Lunerversal Film & Godzsun Productions in association with Indie Rights distribution, who will be releasing this movie worldwide through streaming platforms like TubiTV, iMDBTV, Peacock, Fandango, and Amazon Prime to name a few.

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The movie’s plot was co-written by prolific and award-winning filmmaker Luner Eugene starring Genji Jacques, actor dubbed the “Haitian Denzell as (Tony Robinson) and ‘Miami Vices’ Sandra Justice as (Alexis Robinson) appear to be the typical married couple that is envied by many. They have class, culture, and wealth. Tony is a handsome, caring, devoted husband, and a savvy businessman who runs a successful tech firm “Baenight.com.” Alexis is a vibrant, free spirited socialite, and stylist who is obsessed with social media. Alexis loves spending time with her friends and posting onto her Instagram page “Bae Night Fashion.” Although the couple appear to have it all together, things are not what they seem to be for the Robinson’s. A web of lies and deceit begin to tear into their marriage. Bad decisions and secrets from the past quickly begin to resurface leading to betrayal and turmoil. Will Tony and Alexis fight to overcome their obstacles, restore their marriage, and or will they allow these circumstances to destroy it? ‘Bae Night also features “Jaiden Kaine as “Blake” He’s appeared as Taraji P. Henson’s father, “Joshua Coleman” in the blockbuster; Hidden Figures (2016), “Oswall Swann” in Ridley Scott’s, and Killing Lincoln (2015). He became a regular on the Netflix/Marvel Original; Luke Cage (2016) a recurring guest star on Vampire Diaries (2015-2016) and a recurring guest-star on CW’s Valor (2017). Also features “Carlacia Grant” who plays “Kim” in Bae Night Movie. She is best known for her breakout role in the remake of Alex Haley’s ROOTS (2016), (A&E, Lifetime, History) Oprah Winfrey’s hit show Greenleaf (OWN), and ABC’s Game of Silence. The film features the song “High” by musical soul artist “Zorenzo” and highlights many Miami Artist like “The Real Paul Morris,” “Stichiz,” and many more. Eugene Luner is a director, writer, producer, and cinematographer born in Port-de-Paix, Haiti. At the age of 9, he migrated to the United States to join his parents who had

gone ahead years prior to pave the way for Luner to have every chance at realizing the American Dream. In 2008, he produced and entered his first short film “Employed” for the Johnson & Johnson BET Lens on Talent Film Contest, which started the filmmaking bug. In 2012, he directed a short film “Jessica Takes Charge” written and acted by Carlacia Grant and Julie Kendal, the short film was acknowledged by popular You Tube Channel “Indi Mogul”, For low-budget filmmakers looking to improve, “Indy Mogul” has over 1,000 videos full of DIY moviemaking techniques! Eugene’s “Poukisa Music Video” by the group GazzmanDisip, featuring Richard Cave was nominated for best cinematography by the Widescreen Film and Music Festival. Luner is the Director of the Bae Night Movie Season 1 was nominated for four categories in the 2018 Miami Web Festival. Luner won the Best Cinematography Award; leading actress, Sandra Justice, won the Best Actress Award; and the series won the Best of the Fest Award. His commitment to the industry and vast experience landed him a speaking role as a panelist on filmmaking at the Film Music Arts Culture Conference (FMAC) held at the 2018 Jazz in the Gardens Music Fest in Miami Gardens, Florida. FMAC is an action-packed one-day conference of intimate discussions with prominent figures in the Arts. Eugene wrote, directed and produced the feature film, “Loving Till it Hurts,” a romantic drama about a lonely, unhappy housewife who runs into an old high school friend at a time when she is experiencing emotional abandonment and struggling to maintain the love for her husband, now streaming on Tubi and Amazon Prime Luner lives in Miami, Florida, where he continues to hone his writing, directing, and producing abilities. He hopes his dedication, passion, and love for the craft will prove to be ingredients for a long and successful career. Univisual Productions mission is to deliver great content of quality while creating opportunities for South Florida Talents!


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AFRICA-AMERICA 2021: RE-ENVISIONING LIBERATION FOR THE GLOBAL BLACK DIASPORA


Written by scholars and practitioners for a general, non-specialist audience, the Journal of the Center for Policy Analysis and Research (JCPAR) follows the standard of a peer-reviewed, social science publication and serves as a conduit between research and policy. With just over 10 entries, this issue has a special focus on topics including in-depth and innovative approaches to help advance the

study of Black identities, ethnicities and diasporas, and in turn highlights how these perspectives inform representative governance and public policy. “The CBCF is committed to informing policy and educating the public, and this issue of the JCPAR presents in-depth historical research and perspectives that serve our mission to advance the global Black community,” said CBCF President and CEO Tonya Veasey. “This issue also includes a foreword written Congressional Black Caucus leadership. CBC Chairperson Rep. Joyce Beatty provides insight into the Black agenda and the role of the largest-ever CBC during the 117th Congress,” Veasey added. Published every two years, the Journal explains and helps readers better understand the factors, policies and socioeconomic conditions affecting African Americans and people of African descent in the United States and across the globe.

“The Journal of the Center for Policy Analysis and Research provides an active intellectual collaboration and necessary space to explore solutions to systemic discriminations and injustices,” said Dr. Patrice Johnson, vice president, Policy Analysis and Research and the Leadership Institute, CBCF. Dr. Johnson serves as the Journal’s co-managing editor. The publication also includes a special section devoted to the legacy of Dr. Ron Walters, a preeminent scholar of Black political studies, noted civil rights activist, and one of the founding architects of the CBC. Members of the publication’s editorial board represent organizations and education institutions across the country including JCPAR Editor-in-Chief Dr. Ivory A. Toldson, president and CEO of the QEM Network and professor at Howard University. For more information and to download the publication, visit the Journal of the Center for Policy Analysis and Research.

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The Center for Policy Analysis and Research (CPAR) at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) today released the second issue of a multidisciplinary journal focusing exclusively on public policy issues related to Black politics in the United States. Entitled “Africa – America 2021: Re-envisioning Liberation for the Global Black Diaspora,” this edition of the biennial publication presents scholarship and perspectives that chart course for the future of Black leadership and advocacy and captures the spirit of modern Black movements.


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Trusting God In 2021 BY: TAMMY FLAKES I noticed the most interesting thing when I plugged my iPhone into the computer to charge…. A message comes up on the screen of my telephone that asks if I trust the computer. It pops up every time I want to charge my cell phone and every time I must either press that I trust or don’t trust the computer. I find this interesting because charging my telephone causes me to make a choice. As I sit looking at my phone many times I get upset because I don’t want press the button to charge I feel like my phone should know the connection that I just made and STOP asking me if I trust the computer. However, the message serves as a security measure for me to accept that the connection is“safe and trusted” by me. I equate this to our spiritual walk with the Lord. During our faith journey with Jesus we will encounter many types of tests and trials. Our tests and trials cause us to make a choice. We must decide whether we will trust the Word of God to guide and instruct us or will we make life decisions depending solely on our experiences? I We must take the opportunity to invite the Lord into whatever our present situation is and seek Him

for our next move? Take a journey through joy, love, hope, and progression with me. The Lord desires to lead and direct us but we must make a choice of who we will follow. Trust in the Lord with all of your heart and leannottoyourownunderstanding….Proverbs 3:5 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary defines trust as, “assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something.” That sounds great on paper but when we must live trust out in our daily life there can be many struggles. I never really questioned whether I had trust because from the time I was a little girl I had an automatic distrust for people. It wasn’t that I understood the definition of the word trust or distrust. It was quite the contrary. I couldn’t explain either term but I always thought that people needed to be watched and until they performed what they said they would do that I could not believe them. So, by default I say I was a very distrusting person.

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Imagine my surprise when at the age of 21 the everlasting Father saved my soul. Nobody ever told me that I could trust in Jesus and I bet if they told me that I would not have believed them anyway. But as I stood at the altar in front of the women who would later become my mother in law, I was broken and wounded and desperate to find someone, something, and anything that I could trust and lean on. She reassured me at the altar that I could leave changed, that all the things that I had done in my life could be forgiven and that most of all God loved me. I wanted to know how a God that I imagined knew all my dirt could love me and if he knew all of my dirt then HOW could he love me. What did he want from me? Could I trust him? So, today as we are entering the second month of 2021, I would like to encourage you to trust in the Lord. Let him review your business plans…your dating plans… your marriage plans…your life plans. I can assure you that you can trust Him. He will never let you down.


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Former Stutterer Pushes Her Pain Into Purpose Sherrikka Myers is a national speaker who travels across the country to help schools close social gaps that often lead to bullying. She is the creator of the African American mascot, Lil’ Herbie who is featured in her book, “Herbie’s New Home”. Lil Herbie is based on her life and represents the little kid in her who stuttered as a child. She wants to instill in children how to overcome their obstacles, know that they can do all things through hard work and to never let anyone or anything stop them from fulfilling their dreams. President-elect Joe Biden’s win means a lot for a special community of people. Across the globe, 70 million people stutter and now have a public role model who they’ve seen conquer one of the most difficult challenges in the world, becoming president. Sherrikka Myers suffered from stuttering as a young child in a single-family household. After being forced to read the school announcements over the loudspeaker and being ridiculed by her entire school at age 11, she used reading a book aloud to beat stuttering. The daunting moment she found out her first grandchild also stuttered inspired her to go back to school at age 35 to better her life. Little did she know she would become a role model herself for so many. Children ages 3 to 6 are more likely than others to have a communication disorder. Myers created a new program, C.L.A.S.S. (Core Life And Social Skills), that has helped thousands of children grow exponentially. She has been able to witness im-

mense improvements such as reading comprehension jumping by up to 15 levels in just a few weeks. Unlike other programs that only focus on speech skills and techniques, this initiative targets the root causes and underlying triggers of stuttering, which are self-esteem and confidence. Her award-winning program through her nonprofit Every 1 Voice Matters, has been personally recognized by U.S. Congressman Joe Cunningham, and celebrities like retired NBA player Kenyon Martin and Seattle Seahawks NFL player Brandon Shell. She would like to share her tremendous story of hope and how she’s taken her personal pain and pushed it toward the purpose of impacting youth and sparking change for the next generation.


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I AM QUEEN MAGAZINE : MARCH 2021  

Happy International Women's Month. We continue to celebrate women all year round and this month we salute Media Maven Sade Moore. Read more....

I AM QUEEN MAGAZINE : MARCH 2021  

Happy International Women's Month. We continue to celebrate women all year round and this month we salute Media Maven Sade Moore. Read more....

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