Survivor Sunday

ChNika Clark

  July’s #SurvivorSunday feature is the beautiful and resilient, ChNika Clark. A survivor of what many believed to be the impossible, ChNika vowed to turn tragedy into triumph and show the world just what it means to be unstoppable. ChNika’s Story: In 2014, I went through my first domestic violence experience — with a man Read More >

Jazmine Smith

As fierce as she is fabulous, our #SurvivorSunday feature, Jazmine Smith, is a jack of all trades.  From survivor and advocate to motivational speaker and media host, Jazmine’s voice is a weapon not to be reckoned with.  Using her ever growing platform, she shares her story with humorous candor, transparency and perhaps the most admirable Read More >

Victoria “Tori” Sahnow

Happy New Year!  This month’s #SurvivorSunday is brought to you by Victoria Sahnow, a “Super Mom” with a story to tell.  Here, Victoria aka Tori,  shares with us some of her darkest moments endured during years of verbal, emotional and physical abuse.  She also shares the triumph in overcoming those moments and just how strong Read More >

Author Camille McGowan

Meet December’s #SurvivorSunday feature, Author Camille McGowan.  A self-proclaimed daydreamer and optimist, Camille once lived a life of violence and fear.  After choosing to fight for her, Camille now leads a life following her purpose of advocating for mental health and sharing how she went from ‘test’ to ‘testimony’. Camille’s Story: My Test…imony (in brief): Read More >

Chavonne Boyd-Hurdle

In the wake of the growing #MeToo movement and the courageous survivors who stand behind it, #SurvivorSunday feature, Author Chavonne Boyd-Hurdle, shares her own brave story of survival in her powerful memoir, ‘Scrapes and Scars: No Secrets’.  A survivor of child sexual abuse and intimate partner violence, Chavonne uses her platform to raise awareness for Read More >

Janell Hunter

This month’s #SurvivorSunday is the beautiful Janell Hunter. Wife, mother and business owner, Janell shares with us a powerful and transparent story outlining experiences no person should have to endure, yet many do. Her journey of self-reflection reminds us that we all heal at our own pace and sometimes a survivor needs the reminder that Read More >

Evangelist Detra Williams

This month’s #SurvivorSunday feature is the fearless Evangelist Detra Williams. A walking testimony of faith and resilience, Detra shares an excerpt from her book ‘Wounds to Wisdom: The Survivor Series Volume 2’, taking us on her journey from childhood sexual abuse to domestic violence. Her transparency and passion will leave you near tears for the Read More >

Ashley Stichter

Our #SurvivorSunday feature is the beautiful Ashley Stichter.  Below, you will read about her courageous journey on surviving abuse, picking up the pieces, and finding unbreakable faith in the process.   Ashley’s Story:    I feel it’s finally time to share my story with the world. It’s been a long time coming and this is Read More >

Onicka Daniel

Every so often we like to catch up with our past #SurvivorSunday features to get the scoop on their latest accomplishments and future plans.  Here, we feature newfound author, Onicka “Nikki” Daniel, and her new children’s book series, The Holiday Boys. Onicka’s Story: Onicka Daniel is a graduate of Hampton University Class of 2002 (Bachelor of Read More >

LaDrina Simmons

Each time we receive a submission for our #SurvivorSunday series we are in awe of the courage and transparency of each survivor. This week is no different. While most of the submissions we receive revolve around surviving domestic violence, we realize that every day there are people overcoming other battles such as depression, bullying, suicidal thoughts Read More >