Rally Up Squad 

A word people often use to describe me is Real. One thing I'll never change about myself is my compassion and empathy for people. When I look in the mirror I see God’s Grace & Mercy. I'm my most authentic selfwhen I am surrounded by my love ones. I maintain my mental strength by praying, meditating, self-love, listening to gospel music & motivational speakers and by striving to fulfill my purpose in life.

Nikita Powell-Cottman

Founder & Editorial Director

A word people often use to describe me is passionate. One thing I’ll never change about myself is my ability to encourage others despite my own circumstances. When I look in the mirror I see a strong beautiful woman of God. I’m my most authentic self when sharing my gifts and talents with those in need. I maintain my mental strength by prayer/relationship with God, positive affirmations and surrounding myself around supportive people.

Tamika Woodard
Managing Editor

A word people often use to describe me is unique. One thing I'll never change about myself is my perception of reality. When I look in the mirror, I see someone who’s trying to make the world a better place. I’m my most authentic self when I’m doing something artistic and creative. I maintain my mental strength by remembering the reason I fight and doing what’s right.

Kena’i Hollingsworth 

Fashion Director

A word people often use to describe me is a nice person. One thing I'll never change about myself is that I don't give up! When I look in the mirror I see myself as a beautiful, determined strong woman. I'm my most authentic self when I talk about the things I have been through. One thing I hope to accomplish in 2019 is that I uplift 50 to 100 women who are just like me; who have any type of disability. 

Tyshia Douglas

Fashion Assistant

Chamille Cash

Photographer & Photo Editor

A word people often use to describe me is creative. One thing I’ll never change about myself is my ambition. When I look in the mirror I see Royalty! I’m my most authentic self when I am teaching. I maintain my mental strength by prayer, my faith & belief.

Nekesa Smith ​

Beauty Editor

A word people often use to describe me is positive.  One thing I'll never change about myself is my optimism and my willingness to be different. When I look in the mirror I see a beautiful, intelligent, strong woman who refuses to give up. I'm my most authentic self when I'm writing. I maintain my mental strength by being transparent with my feelings and going to therapy.

Jada Carrington

Contributing Writer

A word people often use to describe me is humorous. One thing I'll never change about myself is my ability to love the people around me. When I look in the mirror, I see God’s princess. I'm my most authentic self when I am living in my purpose. I maintain my mental strength by focusing on God, engaging in activities that I enjoy, and different therapy.   

Vanity Dawson
Asst. Managing Editor &

Contributing Writer

A word people often use to describe me is authentic. One thing I'll never change about myself is my realness and commitment to being the best version of myself. When I look in the mirror, I see an incredibly courageous and resilient work of art who is still evolving.
I'm my most authentic self when I’m with my family and close friends. I maintain my mental strength by plugging into God who is my power source.

Lex Mogan

Contributing Writer

A word people often use to describe me is articulate.  One thing I'll never change about myself is who I am as a person. I feel it’s artificial. I will only grow more into who I am in the most positive way.  When I look in the mirror, I see everywhere I was in life  and the person who got through it all. I see the person who did it. I see strength. I'm my most authentic self when I'm surrounded by people I can relate to. I maintain my mental strength by having a good support system and doing what’s best for myself. 

Dasia Woods 

Contributing Writer

A word people often use to describe me is empowering. One thing I'll never change about myself is my extraordinary ability to breathe hope into others. When I look in the mirror, I see a resilient, tenacious, determined woman. I'm my most authentic self when I unapologetically grant myself permission to just be me. I maintain my mental strength by being present in the moment. I take a deep breath, smell the flowers, hear the birds, feel the wind, and see the sunshine.

Rhonda Wood
Contributing Writer

A word people often use to describe me is calm.  One thing I’ll never change about myself is wearing my heart on my sleeve. I feel that it shows my authenticity and vulnerability. When I look in the mirror, I see a beautiful woman that loves God so much. A woman that has overcome so many obstacles and knows that without God, I would not be here. I’m my most authentic self when I am with my family. I maintain my mental strength by praying and staying in close relationship with my Father God. I read my devotionals, I worship Him with song and praise consistently. I also decide what things I allow in my mental space.

Andrea Hayden

Contributing Writer

A word people often use to describe me is genuine. . 

Denise Walker

Contributing Writer

A word people often use to describe me is resourceful. One thing I'll never change about myself is my belief in GOD. When I look in the mirror I see a child of GOD. I'm my most authentic self when I’m with my sisters and cousins. I maintain my strength by relying on GOD (my faith). To spread mental health awareness, I speak about using faith to overcome.

Denise Kelly
Contributing Writer

A word people often use to describe me is talented. One thing I'll never change about myself is my ability to want better and to do better. When I look in the mirror, I see a young, black woman who has been through a lot in her life. Should’ve, could’ve, would’ve been dead...but GOD. I'm my most authentic self when I’m surrounded by loved ones that allow me to be my authentic self. I maintain my strength by strengthening my bond with God; through prayer, praise and worship,

and meditation. I also maintain my strength by empowering others. To spread mental health awareness, I actively work within the community through my organization,

The A.W.E Group, by partnering with other organizations alike, and by using my voice to speak on the importance of mental health.

Tyi Flood

Contributing Writer

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