Gerrian Hawes

Real Talk Kim is Keeping it Real

Before this interview, the last time I’d seen or spoken to Kimberly Jones Pothier was when I saw her at Lennox Mall taking a break at Starbucks. I thought I was dreaming when I saw her because the Kimberly I knew was happily married, living in sunny Florida and the owner of an interior design business that was worth millions of dollars. That was about 8 ... [Read More]

Terrell Dinkins is Inspiring Women to Invest In Themselves, One Bucket at a Time

With the belief that we all have a divine purpose, Terrell Dinkins knows that if you do what you love, your purpose will find you. The Atlanta native who grew up in Decatur, Ga.,owns and operates her financial planning business, OBN Wealth Adviso... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

More than Makeup, A Profile on South Atlanta’s Top Makeup Artist

Spiritually, for some, makeup is a cover-up, which means that makeup covers the deep emotional pain that women sometimes feel. We as women are constantly pushing through, often ignoring how we feel, always putting other’s needs before our own”, ... [Read More]
April 15, 2021

Event Planning Life with Kaycia Rhone

Kaycia Rhone, CEO of Kaycia Rhone Events, shares about the beauty and the business of running her full-service event planning company, being a single mom, and holding down a full-time job. THE THREADThere’s that thread of evidence that shows up ... [Read More]
January 3, 2021

Dr. Karleena Tuggle is Filling the Bariactic Gap in South Atlanta

Obesity in the United States is a significant health issue. Georgia ranked 22 in the nation for obesity. According to America’s Health Ratings website, Georgia’s adult population has steadily increased in inches over the past ten years. In 2010 ... [Read More]
January 3, 2021

Madame President, the NAACP, and Unapologetic Service

When she was only 13 years old, Clayton County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Chapter President, C. Synamon Baldwin was introduced to racism in America with a reading assignment given by her eighth grade teache... [Read More]
February 21, 2019

Standing in Dignity, Grace, & the Power of God

When I reached out to Vikki Townsend Consiglio late last year, the vote had already returned in favor of the City of Stockbridge, there would be no City of Eagle’s Landing. Headlines like The Wealthy Atlanta Suburb Fighting to Secede From Its ... [Read More]
February 21, 2019

Inspired by Beads in All Shapes

 “Power is not something we often associate with kindness, but in truth kindness is the source of the greatest and most lasting power – the power to change lives.” is a quote Tamara (Tammy) Ermer Plante found a calendar September 6, 1997 and ... [Read More]
July 1, 2018

The Artist’s Way

In the Beginning GETTING THE PLAIN WHITE inserts from her mother’s new hosiery packages were a particular delight for Ginger Lou Fulton as a child. They were blank canvases her. “I started out with pencils and lined writing paper,” she ... [Read More]
July 1, 2018