Ohio Human Trafficking 2017 NBC4i Interview

 

Human Trafficking Awareness

Human Trafficking Awareness

Ohio Human Trafficking Awareness Day at the Ohio StateHouse was more than amazing. Organized by State Representative Teresa Fedor, this event brought together advocates, survivors, educators, students and more. I was especially honored to be interviewed by Elyse Chengery of NBC4i

http://nbc4i.com/2017/02/02/ohio-state-professor-shares-experiences-with-human-trafficking-at-annual-event/

 

April in the Carolinas w/ Claflin and NC A & T

I was hosted by Claflin University Calabash, the Freshman College and the Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center on April 5th. I performed my OneWomanShow on campus, and gave a talk later at the Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center in the evening “Black Women and Girls’ Lives Matter”. Many thanks to Cynthia Duncan Joseph for recommending me!
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Claflin

On April 14th and 15th I was hosted by North Carolina A & T and its REMBA Conference. On the evening of the 14th I gave a talk, read excerpts from PHD to PhD and did a book signing. On the 15th I performed to a great audience at the REMBA conference. It was truly a blessing to be received with so much love. Many thanks to Pam Moye, Dr. Tyra Turner-Whittaker and Dr. Geleana Drew Alston for the opportunity to perform in the midst of healing vibrations!
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PHD to Ph.D TedXOhioStateUniversity

PHD to PhD TedXOhioStateUniversity

Interview on Milwaukee’s Morning Blend w/ Dr. E

Check out my interview on Milwaukee’s Morning Blend 

Marquette University and Milwaukee

An amazing visit to Milwaukee, Marquette University, True Skool, and a wonderful interview on the Morning Blend. Great audience, students, community gathered around my story of human trafficking and healing through love and education. #phdtophd #humantrafficking #recovery #education #love #grateful

Champion Middle School Columbus, OH

It was truly amazing being with the girls of Champion Middle School yesterday. Putting in time with our youth is an excellent investment.Champion Middle School

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Tremendous Thank You Lane CollegeJacksonTN

Give thanks to Ms. Ameera Graves and Lane College of Jackson, TN for inviting me to speak and perform on a warm Wednesday in October! Memories I will cherish. The inspiration really worked both ways. I will carry these new friends in my heart.

Cleveland Catholic Diocese Bridging Racial Divide

Speaking for Cleveland Catholic Diocese

Speaking for Cleveland Catholic Diocese

It was an honor to present my work on Racism Against Black Women and Girls at this conference on October 10, 2015.

Columbus Zonta-Human Trafficking Awareness w Dr. E

Speaking for the Zonta Club of Columbus for their September Advocacy Event focusing on Saving our Adolescents from Human Trafficking.
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Guest Speaker for Antioch Prison Ministry

Thanks to Reverend Mylion Waite for inviting me to speak at Antioch Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio on Sunday June 28th, 2015.  This has got to be one of the best comments I’ve ever received:

‘Several people have asked  ”what are the three qualities or criterion that pimps looked for in a woman.”  I remember you said, low self esteem, someone who needed to be loved, but can’t remember the third.  You need to know, that people can’t stop talking about what they heard.  The conversation at the Monday night Bible study was all about Dr. E and her story. and not the book of Romans.  The conversation at the Book club, which should have been Toni Morrison’s God Help the  Child –instead, turned into an hour discussion about Dr. E and her story –no one minded that our agendas were changed.  That is how powerful your story and delivery were.’
I am beyond encouraged!