Several of the leading women in Dallas were honored at rolling out‘s 2019 Sisters with Superpowers event. Held Thursday, Sept. 19, at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, a historic Black-owned theater in the heart of downtown Dallas and curated by Curtis King, Sisters with Superpowers was coordinated by Cheryl Polote-Williams of Soul Reborn and co-hosted by author Roni Benjamin and Zakiya Larry, creator of “Zakiya Larry Live.”
The event opened with a red carpet reception that was followed by an awards ceremony, where each honoree was presented with a gift and shared their inspirational stories with the audience. There was also a special dance performance by Terrance Johnson and a musical performance by Andre Wallace.
Honorees included Alicia T. Grinage, Ann Esters-Stevenson, Carla Laney, Charity Evans, U. Reneé T. Hall, Cindi B, Danyel Surrency Jones, Catrina Pullum, Vivian B. Johnson, Irma P. Hall, Jamie “Jazze” Maxie, Jessica M. Taylor, Kimberly Bizor Tolbert, LaDonna High, La Toya Haynes, Leah Frazier, Letitia Owens, Nwanye Barnes, Pasha Carter, Quiana McDaniel, Rachel Mathews, Regina Taylor, Sipho Gumbo, Toni Rose, Tonya Stafford, Vonna Matthews, and Yvette Williams. Click to continue.