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Joyce E. Davis

If I’m not communicating, I’m not awake. Before blogging even existed, I was blowing up my friends’ email accounts with a weekly journal of news, culture and job opportunities. At my core, I’m a born networker, passionate storyteller, news junkie and social media enthusiast via my digital persona Enjoyceinglife. I’m proud of my accomplishments — 20 years of writing and editing consumer magazines (Fortune, Essence, Ebony, People, Jet, Working Mother and Vibe), co-founding a cultural/literary public relations firm, publishing a teen novel and short stories, and transitioning Spelman College’s printed newsletter to an award-winning, interactive digital publication. I’m probably...

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Deborah Owens

Fierce financial advisor Deborah Owens is the Wealth Coach on My Generation TV, which airs nationally on PBS. She is on a mission to engage, enlighten and equip millions of women to become financially empowered through the Power of the Purse campaign, which launched with the publication of her book A Purse of Your Own: An Easy Guide to Financial Security by Simon and Schuster. Deborah implores women to exercise the power of their purse by collaborating with one another in forming Purse Groups that provide the accountability and support needed to achieve challenging goals. Women are provided tools and...

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Kelley L. Carter

Kelley L. Carter is an Emmy-award winning entertainment journalist, who has written for publications including the Detroit Free Press, Vibe magazine, USA Today and the Chicago Tribune. A Livingston Award finalist, her voice is heard on airwaves across the country on radio programming including NPR as an entertainment expert, and she is seen on the national TV outlets like CNN, E! and the TV Guide Channel offering takes on some of the biggest entertainment stories captivating the world.

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Katti Gray

Katti Gray tells stories of women who learned to love themselves first — the key to fulfilling relationships with others. As a prize-winning veteran journalist, Katti has covered hard news and soft: presidential hopefuls; statehouse lawmakers; hometown heroes; time-honored and pop celebrities; floundering schools in Appalachia; New Feminism’s younger adherents; juveniles on death row; the fight for running water on an outlying Mississippi road. Ms., Vibe, The Crisis, Odyssey Couleur, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, New Orleans Times-Picayune and Toronto Star are among those that have published her work. For 2010’s relaunched Jet, she writes a twice-monthly column. On...

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Fierce Voices

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Saving Our Children

Stacey Patton pro-vides a powerful, heart-breaking look at the link with white supremacy and why it's time to stop hitting our children, for their sake and the future of black families. Click here to read.

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