Have you ever wondered how a political figure of a huge metropolitan city like Atlanta, Georgia may deal with adversity while continuing to move the city forward? How will serving juveniles and representing them help her to find the solution to gain the gift of a family? After losing her father's fame and money, will she be able to pursue her educational goals and life aspirations? This story shows how adversity shows up in the path of a girl at a young age, yet she continues to live her dreams while serving others locally and becoming a national voice during the Black Lives Matter Movement as she serves as the 60th mayor, COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, hits which causes the city to face different hardships and decisions that no mayor has had to imagine or experienced. As a native, she stands firm that Atlanta is her home and vows that it will uphold its legacy of compassion and tolerance. As part of her equity platform, she created the first Director of LGBTQ Affairs position as well as appointed an LGBTQ Advisory Board while serving "One Atlanta."This story exemplifies how a working mother perseveres while still caring for her children and family. Brown Girl Resilience Books shows homage to people of color and their struggles. In this book, former Mayor Bottoms show girls they can reach goals they aspire, view challenges as opportunities and be resilient through it all!
Charell G. Coleman is a Graduate of The Alabama A&M University with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Education. She also holds an Education Specialist degree in Information Technology from the University of West Georgia. As a life long learner, she acquired New and Aspiring School Leader Certification from Harvard University, Department of Graduate Studies. She wears the is an Author, Certified Community Resilience Model Teacher and Speaker, an educator, mentor, and Publishing Agency owner. As author of The Brown Girl Resilience Book Collection, she pays homage to the struggles of People of Color (black and brown) while sharing their stories of trials and resilience. She writes and speaks to her audience about her two core passions: Erasing Illiteracy and Healing Trauma from the inside out and has been featured on many Educational forums! Her past time includes serving others through activities and programs in her illustrious sorority, Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated. She is also a Runner Girl who challenges herself to several 5K runs throughout the year if she isn't reading a good book! Learn more about her mission at www.leadandink.net