Matters of The Heart With Vickie Winans

by Telishia R. Berry Vickie Winans is one of the most well-known gospel artists today. Some of her most popular songs include “Shake Yourself Loose,” “How I Got Over,” “Long As I Got King Jesus” and “We Shall Behold Him.” Vickie Winans stopped Courageous Woman Magazine to share some of her “Heart” moments with us. When I asked Vickie what…

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Olympic Gold Medalist Boxer Claressa Shields: Ruler of the Ring

by FaLessia Booker Although she is only 19, Olympic Gold medalist Claressa Shields, the feisty fighting phenom from Flint (say that five times fast!), is poised to once again take the Olympic world by storm. In the 2012 Summer Games, Shields won an Olympic middleweight gold medal against Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova. Though the Summer Olympic Games in which she competes…

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Courageous Woman Radio Guest: Screenwriter/Director Renee McClellan

Tune in to the Courageous Woman Radio Show Tuesday February 11, 2014. My guest will be Emmy Award Winning Writer and Director Renee McClellan. Talk about DETERMINATION, Renee McClellan showed she was determined when she packed up her four kids and relocated from Chicago to California in pursuit of her dreams. After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Film and then…

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Emmy Award Winning Filmmaker Renee McClellan Shares Her Journey to Success

By Telishia Berry Have you ever felt like you were tired of the way things are going in your life and wanted a change? Well, that’s how aspiring actress and writer, Renee McClellan, felt when she decided to gather her savings, pack up her four children and relocate from Chicago to California. Renee Shared her journey with Courageous Woman Magazine.…

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Cincinnati Bengals Oldest Cheerleader Shares Inspirational Story

By Telishia Berry Photos By Steve & Jeff Nagel We all possess the tools to realize our dreams, yet at times lack courage. Thankfully, Laura Vikmanis believed she had the talent, drive and the skills to be a cheerleader for an NFL team, Vikmanis had the courage to audition for the Ben-Gals, the Cincinnati Bengals Cheer Squad–at age 39! Trapped…

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CEO Damitra Stuart Reigns Supreme With Her Own Cable And Radio Channels

By Telishia Berry Who knew the little girl from EL Paso Texas who made extra cash selling burrito’s, operated a lemonade stand, and at age ten performed as a break dancer would one day be the talk of Atlanta, running several businesses including a magazine, television network, and a radio network. Damitra Stuart is that girl on fire! As the…

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‘Fighting: Gold Medal Boxer Claressa Shields Knocks Out Opponents and Stereotypes

By Chevas D. Samuels Photography by Inspirational Light Enterprises Cover by Tisha Brenee’ Hair by Tonya Smith Makeup by Nika Brown Claressa Shields should become acquainted with hearing the word ‘first’ whenever her name is mentioned. After all, Shields is the first American woman to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games last summer, the first games to offer…

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Millionaire Author And Life Coach Dani Johnson Shares Her Journey To Success

By Telishia Berry No matter what adversities you’ve experienced in your life, millionaire, author, and life coach, Dani Johnson says you can rise above those challenges and become successful. You may have seen Dani Johnson featured on the ABC show “Secret Millionaire,” where successful millionaires left their wealthy lives for a week to live in a poverty stricken area. At…

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Singer Stacy Lattisaw Tells Why She Left The Music Industry

By Telishia Berry Photo by April Sims Cover designed by Tisha Brenee’ By the time she was thirteen, singer Stacy Lattisaw was a chart-topping R & B sensation. The girl from Washington, D.C. with the strong, yet sweet voice made a big impression on the 1980’s music scene with a string of hits that included, “Let Me Be Your Angel,”…

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