Demonstrating Power by Helping Others

The *Coronavirus Pandemic has revealed all of the inadequacies and brokenness of our global power structures and has laid them bare. With these shortages revealed, we clearly see the obvious change that can be made in our communities when ... [Read More]

Leading by Listening, Deborah Armstrong’s Secret to Success

Vince Lombardi, the NFL Hall of Fame football coach of the Green Bay Packers, famously said, “Leaders are not born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.”    For Deborah Armstrong, CEO of ... [Read More]

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]

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]

Coffee, the Civilized World’s Favorite Beverage

IT HAS BEEN ESTIMATED BY COFFEE ENTHUSIASTS, that over 400 billion cups of coffee are consumed every year, making it one of the world’s most popular drinks. Over time, some cultures have created their own ways to brew and drink it. We thought it ... [Read More]

Every Step In Life Counts

RAMONA BIVINS’ NATURAL LOVE FOR PEOPLE IS what gives her the desire to share her time and treat others with a high degree of respect regardless of race, gender or socio-economic background. As Chief Financial Officer for Clayton County Governme... [Read More]

The Eternal Optimist

I'm very optimistic. I always see the glass as half full rather than half empty”, chimes Chivonne Flemming, a budding serialpenuer here in the Southern Crescent.    As the owner of two businesses, one nonprofit, and her personal brand, Chivonne ... [Read More]

Defying Normal, Marcy’s Way

When asked what she would say to her twenty year old self, Marcy Medinger says without hesitation, “Enjoy life and don’t worry about the future.” Unlike many, she grew up on a boat, literally. “I was raised in Ft. Lauderdale on a boat with ... [Read More]

The Art of Recovery

How Charlotte Dupré Brought Southern Regional Medical Center Back to Life It is no secret that when Charlotte Dupré arrived at Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC) back in 2015 the hospital was in need of a medical miracle. “I walked into ... [Read More]