RESPECT.: Why did you name the book such a powerful title?
Girl power is deeply rooted at a young age and it goes back to the youth. From our adolescents to help women by life and experience. Things that had occurred in our lives. It circles back to girls to women.
RESPECT.: What is the message you want to get across?
I have gotten to a point to where women are afraid to tell their story. Some women don’t have a choice. I am able to tell a story to convey or heal from it.
RESPECT.: How was the process of telling your story or other stories of young women?
There were stories that I was in tears especially mine by holding it back for so long. I am living and accepting the truth by each chapter of what we came from. The advice that was given to me has overcome the situation. I feel free that its out.
RESPECT.: By being a young advocate in many women’s lives, what is some aspirations or advice that you can give?
I give advice to young women of the Metro Atlanta Boys and Girls Club of what they are going through. I get the girls together to talk about what they are going through. The kids’ have a hard time of what we not exposed to. We come together and impact and fight for the rights for girls.
RESPECT.: How did you start in the radio and entertainment industry?
In 2008, I was stressed and had a tough time. My friend introduced me to the entertainment industry. He knew I was going through tough times to open doors and advocate women. During the entertainment, radio was my niche. I had the leverage to be myself and be opinionated toward life things. My big break was at the age of 37 with the No. 1 station.
RESPECT.: What can you say is your most favorite chapter from the book that you can reflect on when speaking to other women?
Women can reflect by relationships with other spouse, teen pregnancy and more. It is a hard question because some of them are novel life stories. I can’t pinpoint one out to talk about each individual story three fourths of the time.
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