Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Necole Tinsley - Licensed Therapist and Owner of House of Still, Incorporated

As I sit here and reflect I am so grateful for everything everyone has done, from supporting my first book, to sharing and helping to promote, sending kind words, to prayers and showing support. I have always said it and I'll say it again, I am truly blessed beyond measure. The devil has been working over time in my life, but God has kept me! To him I owe all the glory and honor to and to you all I owe all the thanks to. Special thanks to Traci Baker Jackson who has recreated my website and is rebranding me into the woman God has created me to be! She gets my "burning the midnight oil" personality.
When the Shift Happens what do you do?!?!? You rebrand! Introducing my new company House of Still, Inc. Check out my website, my new blog and all the wonderful things I have going on. Book me for Book Signings, order a sign copy of my book, book me for your next speaking engagement, or for your next workshop! I'm ready to help heal your tribe!
Check it out today!
Thank you to Nikki Woods and the Nikki Woods Media Team for all they have done and to Cheryl Polote-Williamson who introduced me to the project and has been the best "unofficial" and now "official" business coach on this side of glory! Spirit filled spirit lead!
To my son, friends, and family, I live this moment because of what you poured into me yesterday! I never would of made it without such a great, positive, and motivating tribe!
Check me out today
www.houseofstill.com

Necole D. Tinsley, is the Founder and Owner of House of Still, Incorporated.  She is a licensed therapist in DC and Maryland with over 20 years of combined experience with Children, Family, and Adult Counseling.  Necole’s passion has been to help heal individuals and families, teaching them how to accept past hurt and pain along with developing steps to transform into a happier self.   She also enjoys assisting in mending broken families and bringing balance to the unit.  Necole’s desire is to help heal her community one conversation at a time, taking Mental Health out of the office and into the community.

Roni Ellington - The Future of STEM Education

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Black Expressions - Wednesday, February 1, 2017


If you are called to be a leader you must leave the comfort of the crowd. It may be more comfortable to blend in, but the conviction of your calling demands that you STAND OUT!

Danita Harris
Television News Anchor

Lori Johnson Bryd - Ladies Loosed to Lead

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Congratulations Everett Prewitt

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A Long Way Back is one of our featured books
(see above, underneath the menu) 
Visit Everett by CLICKING HERE!

Black Expressions


Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

President Barack Obama

Patricia Dozier "Pat" - Elegant Image Nail Care

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To locate Elegant Image on Facebook, CLICK HERE!

Theresa Cloud Eagle - The Soul Success System

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Kahadija Oliver-Baker

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CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU Kahadija Oliver-Baker
You have made us proud, and issued a call to action!

THANK you to Dewanna Middlebrooks for bringing this to our attention.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Black Expressions - Monday, January 30, 2017


It’s better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee – Athlete

Nichole Epps at INKtricate Art

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For information about Nichole Epps and INKtricate Art PRESS HERE!

Congratulations Claude Booker - President of Simply Southern Sides

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Claude Booker (right) shares brief comments with Rev. Larry Macon, Jr. at the Mt. Zion of Oakwood Village Freedom Financial Conference.  Our CONGRATULATIONS for his vision, hard work, persistence, success, and humility.
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For additional information about Simply Southern Sides, CLICK HERE!

For additional information about The Freedom Conference, CLICK HERE!

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Congratulations Reva Hudson



When faced with challenging circumstances, Reva Hudson dug deep.  On her side was a combination of a strong will, a made up mind, faith, a supportive and loving family, her University Hospital Medical and Rehabilitation specialists, and God's blessings.  Reva's medical challenge and the response to that challenge reminded some and revealed to others a creative talent that aided in her recovery, inspired others, and has the potential of benefiting her in ways not yet imagined.

Certainly no one wanted the challenge Reva faced, but through that experience, she has demonstrated that sometimes when "life hands you lemons," you have the ability to "make lemonade."  Hopefully Reva's story will help someone who is facing challenging circumstances.  We are all praying for her continued good health and all God's blessings. 

To see more of Reva's artwork, CLICK HERE!

Friday, January 27, 2017

Nettie Norman - AT&T 2016 DIAMOND CLUB WINNER!

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CONGRATULATIONS to Nettie Norman, winner of another award.  This time she is an AT&T 2016 DIAMOND CLUB WINNER!!! 

Hidden Figures Movie - Well Worth Seeing

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It was like a Flashback to my early days in Corporate America

There are a LOT of reasons to see this movie, and let me not try to explain the ways.  I will attempt to do that in the next (March-April) issue of VISIONS Newsletter, but meanwhile, I urge you to check out the movie, and if possible take a young person (or anyone).  If you are a young person, please take someone, anyone.  

Chances are that you or someone you know has "been there, done that."

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Black Expressions - Friday, January 27, 2017


Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

Maya Angelou

We Came to America selected for Notable Social Studies 2017!


THANK YOU to Cassie Adams for sharing the following information from by Faith Ringgold 

We Came to America was selected for the Notable Social Studies 2017! 

Notable Social Studies books are ones that emphasize human relations, represent a diversity of groups and are sensitive to a broad range of cultural experiences, present an original theme or a fresh slant on a traditional topic, are easily readable and of high literary quality, and have a pleasing format and illustrations that enrich the text.

For additional information CLICK BELOW!



Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Black Expressions - Thursday, January 26, 2017


Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.

Wilma Rudolph, U.S. track and field athlete & Triple Gold Medal Winner

More at:
http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ro-Sc/Rudolph-Wilma.html

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

More "Hidden Figures" - A Look Back and a Leap Forward

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Sometimes a look back can result in a leap forward.  While promoting the movie and book "Hidden Figures", I came across information about other African American Females at NASA.  The six standouts in the article included Brenda Ellis (back  row on the far right, and below).  I had lost track of Brenda sometime after the photo above was taken.  I was excited to see Dr. Brenda Ellis featured in the article.  It is inspiring, informative, and potentially of great value in one's professional development, regardless of their chosen career. Please read this compelling article entitled Today's Hidden Figures: Meet the Black Women Working at NASA by CLICKING HERE
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Black Expressions - Wednesday, January 25, 2017


Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.

Dr. Mae Jemison, first African American female astronaut

Monday, January 23, 2017

Natasha Daniels - Showcasing Music and Events from Ohio and Beyond

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Black Expressions - Tuesday, January 24, 2017


Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.

Coretta Scott King - 1927 – 2006
Civil Rights Activist

Hidden Figures

Dr. Uba Onwudiwe


Congratulations Dr. Uba Onwudiwe
for all that you do for Humanity!

King Josedon - Submitted by Demian Ndubuisi Chukwu


Good day my people around the world happy Sunday to you all. Just want to introduce our newest artist signed this new year King Josedon. This guy has been my boy for the past 6 year very loyal and humble, we decided this year is the right year to go public. Please take your time listen to his songs you will understand what Deedee Entertainment is all about. We have many other artists on the line just be patience and God will help us all Amen. Approved by Dr. Deedee the chairman CEO of Deedee Entertainment.

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Aaron Brown


Audrey Wiggins


Barack Obama


Betty Suber


Breyanna Mikel


Carla Lyndale Carter


Clarence Bozeman


Deidre Ali


Jamie Taylor


Joyce Bradford


Kent Wise




Miranda Creel


Robert L. Booker, II


Stephanie Young Captain


Walter Anthony, Jr.

Congratulations to Cyrus Webb

Congratulations to Charysh Hudson!


When a medical school flies you out to Atlanta and accommodates your stay! So happy to be recruited so quickly as a freshman, big things ahead!  CONGRATULATIONS to Charysh Hudson!

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Black Expressions - Monday, January 23, 2017



The time is always right to do what is right.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hidden Figures - A "Must See"


A Big Thank You to Karl Hardy for sharing this!

Freedom Financial Conference - Saturday, January. 28, 2017 - Mt. Zion of Oakwood Village, Ohio




For additional information visit www.mzov.org

Women's March with Representative Marcia Fudge

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Pleased to participate in today's #WomensMarch in Cleveland. It's time to roll up our sleeves and get to work. I am proud to represent you in the district and in Washington. Great crowd out there today!
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Scholarship Banquet - April 22, 2017 - Pasadena, California

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Please Save the Date: APRIL 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
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Location: 855 N. Orange Grove Boulevard~ Pasadena, CA



Money helps decrease the worries associated with college. To help our young people, the Scholarship Ministry of New Revelation MBC is hosting a Scholarship Banquet. All proceeds will benefit eligible students attending college. We cordially invite you to attend this fundraising event which includes:

Dinner, Keynote, Special Honorees, Silent Auction, Live Music, Door prizes and so much more!!! Additional details are forthcoming. Make your commitment today. 



~Help Us Help Others~

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Kentucky State University Choir Coming March 19, 2017. 4:00 p.m

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March 19, 2017. 4:00 p.m

The Award-Winning Kentucky State University
Concert Choir is returning to Cleveland

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Shirley Williams - A "Life-Changer"

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I met Shirley through Social Media several years ago, and had NO IDEA what an impact this powerful, passionate and beautiful young lady would have on my life.  She travels the world, training and inspiring people of all cultures.  Humble as she is, she is a life-changer.  CONGRATULATIONS Shirley, on all that you do.  May the blessings you give, return to you two-fold.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Jack & Jill Orlando Chapter


Founders Day 2017. Thank you to our new & transfer Mothers for an amazing program presented to the Orlando Chapter in honor of our Founders. A special "Thank You" to National Archivist, Valada Flewellyn, who blessed us with her presence & poetry. We appreciate all of the time, energy and planning put into this OUTSTANDING presentation of our Founders vision & history. For more information CLICK HERE!

A thank you to our friend Marcietta Wilson-Coleman for bringing this information to our attention. 

Black Expressions - Friday, January 20, 2017


If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do keep moving forward.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Black Expressions - Thursday, January 19, 2017


Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. 

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Making a Difference (Alvin Hills, Jr, "Young Harold", "Kels")


Young Harold leading our session tonight educating his peers on prominent Black Inventors and their Inventions. We must put our young men in the position to lead from their place of passion. Watching his leadership skills continue to grow is priceless!! 

And a few words from a proud young mom: Tretobia Holiday; "look at my young man 'Kels'with his hand up. I can really appreciate POSITIVE LEARNING ONLY A MAN CAN RAISE A MAN LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT ALWAYS PUT GOD FIRST so proud of my Alvin J Hills IV and Tanell Hills these two are amazing and I love you both."

Charmin Moore promoted to Director of Nursing

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Promoted to Director of Nursing for Dendreon Pharmaceuticals! I am honored just plain honored...iac

CONGRATULATIONS Charmin - Well deserved; we feel better already! 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Wheeling MLK Awards Program




A Big Thank You to Rosalind Agnew for sharing photos and the information below.  

Blake Williams of Wheeling Jesuit presenting John Maddox and Diana Bell the Rosa Parks Award from the Wheeling MLK, Jr. Committee. Reverend Melvin Rippy presenting MLK, Jr. Award to Owens Brown and Reverend Robert Willits.

   

Black Expressions - Wednesday, January 18, 2017


If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.