Mrs. Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts may be best known as the mother of Good Morning America coanchor Robin Roberts, but the 88-year-old woman has achieved great success in her own right. Lucimarian Tolliver was born in 1924 in Akron, Ohio. As a teenager she was awarded the John S. Knight Scholarship, given by the publishers of the Akron Beacon Journal. The first person in her family to go to college, Tolliver graduated in 1946 from Howard University, where she met her future husband, Lawrence Roberts. The couple had four children and moved 27 times as part of Mr.
Yolanda Adams is listed among the artists who have achieved the greatest critical and commercial success in blending R&B styles with gospel music. She has released twelve albums, two of which were certified platinum, one gold, and has won over twenty awards for her music. She currently hosts The Yolanda Adams Morning Show and makes her home in Houston. You can find out more about Yolanda at TheYolandaAdamsMorningShow.com.
Desiree Evans is a Christian Author/ Novelist. Desiree has just published her debut novel, "Her Divine Destiny." This novel will inspire, encourage, and uplift women of every age, and ethnicity, to have faith in God's grace, and the love of Jesus Christ to give you the victory over any circumstance. Desiree lost her Mother to breast cancer in 1970, and later suffered from depression, and alcohol addiction. In 1985, she surrendered her life to Jesus Christ, and was delivered and set free from both, depression; as well as alcohol addiction. Desiree's raised her children practically as a single-working Mom. She understands, and has great insight into what the struggle is like for these very courageous women.
Today, Desiree has been blessed to achieve an Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice; as well as Bachelor of Science Degree w/Honors from Ashworth College. She minored in Mediation and Conflict Resolution at Lakewood College, where she will be featured alumnus in Lakewood College Newsletter on June 29th, 2012. Desiree has been an elected member of Delta Epsilon Tau International Honors Society, since 2010.
The Lord has blessed her with a ministry of prayer, as a Prayer Warrior. Desiree is a baptized believer, and servant of Jesus Christ. Desiree's church home is Abundant Life Jackson; where the full gospel is preached by Pastor Jeremiah Hosford, and The Women's Ministry is led by his wife, First Lady Lisa Hosford. Desiree also feels very blessed to be a wife, mother, and grandmother. Her hobbies include writing, and she loves baking and decorating cupcakes.
Amber was born and raised in Lafayette, La. She writes under the pseudonym Arsin. Amber resides in Lafayette, La with her husband of nine years. She plans to balance nursing while writing and is now hard at work on her second novel, Master Manipulator. Follow her on Twitter @Nurse_AuthorA Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AuthorArsin Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Executive & Christian Life Skills Coach, Author, Speaker, Trainer Jacquie Hood Martin is a full-time servant leader and a woman “with a yielded Spirit.” Hood Martin has been inspiring women and leadership executives across the world with her matter-of-fact teaching and leadership style for over twenty years. Whether abroad in Ghana, speaking, writing columns or in her books, Fulfilled! The Art and Joy of Balanced Living, or Wedded Bliss! A 52-week Devotional to Balanced Living, Hood Martin’s focus is to bring the best out of each and every person. As owner of J.
Etan Thomas is an eleven-year NBA veteran, contributes to the Huffington Post, CNN, and ESPN, and is the author of the highly regarded poetry collection More Than an Athlete. He was chosen by the Obama Administration to participate in President Obama’s town hall meetings on fatherhood. Etan lives with his wife and three children in Maryland.
Darrin Henson is an actor, dancer, choreographer, philanthropist and producer. But above all, Darrin is a thinker. Starring in hit films such as ""Stomp the Yard,"" ""Tekken"" and ""Blood Done Signed My Name,"" (to name a few) and appearing on 5 seasons of the original television series ""Soul Food,"" Darrin has become a true renaissance man, working with major players in the music industry including Michael Jackson, Prince, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Usher,THE SPICE GIRLS 'N SYNC and J-Lo.
As discussed on her April 2010 appearance on BET's "The Monique Show," Corporate attorney Pamela Samuels Young has always abided by the philosophy that you create the change you want to see. Fed up with never seeing women or people of color depicted as savvy, hot shot attorneys in the legal thrillers she read, the Compton native decided to create her own characters.