The Circle Of PEARLS™
We brought the world in up close and personal to give the Small PEARLS of the world an EXCEPTIONAL look at success. It looks just like them! These beautiful Writer Contributors are Mothers, Grandmothers, Two Centenarians, Global & Community Leaders, Corporate Executives, College Presidents, College Athletic Administrators, Physicians, Attorneys, Educators, Emmy Award Winners, News Reporters, News Producers, Entrepreneurs, Magazine Publishers, Writers, Artists and Retirees. EXCEPTIONAL women from all walks of life that have gifted Love Letters of Affirmation and Legacy to The Small PEARLS of the world to become successful at every stage of life. Two elegant Centenarians, Miss Catherine Ferrell, 107 years of age and Miss Hortense McClinton, 102 years of age, both wrote Love Letters!
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Mrs. Hortense McClintonAn elegant Centenarian at 101 years old, she was the first African American Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Daphne Maxwell ReidActress. Author. "Aunt Viv on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air." Photographic Artist and Designer.
Congresswoman Eva ClaytonThe first African–American woman to represent North Carolina in Congress, Eva Clayton became the state’s first black Representative since 1901.
Synthia SAINT JAMESShe is an American visual artist, author, keynote speaker, and educator who is best known for the original cover art of the hardcover edition of Terry McMillan's book Waiting to Exhale and for designing the first Kwanzaa stamp for the United States Postal Service, which was first issued in 1997. She also designed the 2016 Kwanzaa Forever Stamp.
Chief Justice Cheri BeasleyCheri Beasley is the 29th Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court – and the first African-American woman to serve as Chief Justice of the state’s highest Court. As Chief Justice, she’s responsible for making sure every North Carolina court has the tools they need to run smoothly.
Rep. Yvonne Lewis HolleyMember of the North Carolina House of Representatives
Yvonne Lewis Holley is an American politician. She was first elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012 and was re-elected in 2014, 2016, and 2018. A Democrat, she serves the 38th District.
Rosie Allen HerringRosie Allen-Herring is a national expert on public private partnerships, philanthropy and business strategy. She currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA).
Juanita Massenburg17th Regional Director of the South Atlantic Region
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
Kennisha CannadyHair Stylist
My Stylist, she did my hair for the Book and this beautiful photoshoot.
Tanisha WalkerMUA & In God's Image Photography
My MUA and Photographer, she shot the exquisite Cover of the Book and these beautiful pics!
Hilda Pinnix RaglandHilda joined the board of SouthWest Water in April of 2020. Based in North Carolina, she is a nationally respected expert in the utility space.