Recently, former NBA baller Etan Thomas, New York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire and a star studded celebrity panel delivered an inspirational message to young inmates locked up in the worlds most infamous jail systems, New York’s “Rikers Island.
Check out this inspiring poem by a young woman named Jasmine Waiters titled, “Ponytail: A Poem for Gabby Douglas,” which calls upon the members of the African-American community to look beyond Gabby’s hair and focus on her historic accomplishments.
“I shared this poem with a friend and he told me to put it on Youtube. It’s pretty much self explanatory. So many people have commented or tweeted me asking me questions so I figured I’d answer them on here as well. ”
Self made millionaire Stephanie Johnson, owner of “Bed Rest Concierge,” made an appearance on the “Bethenny Frankel” show recently to personally thank Bethenny for inspiring her to start her company.
While pregnant and on bed rest for 26 weeks, Johnson said she came up with her business idea after watching Frankel on television explaining how she became a successful entrepreneur.
Johnson, who started her company with a $4,000 loan from her husband, says her company is now worth over 3 million dollars.
On a segment of “Oprah’s Lifeclass,” Bishop T.D. Jakes gave advice on how to reduce clutter in your schedule and live a more passionate and enlightened life.