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Lamb, Y.R. (June 10, 2014). “Shari Headley Stars at Home and in the Community.” Fierce online magazine. http://fierceforblackwomen.com/2014/06/10/shari-headley-stars-at-home-and-in-the-community/
Impact and Significance
This profile is an example of telling untold stories. It was very well-received and widely circulated by readers. The article illustrated how an actor with enduring appeal to her fans from “Coming to America” gives back to others.
It highlighted how Shari Headley balances a career, caregiving and work in the community while remaining positive in the face of adversity. She received a 2013 President’s Volunteer Service Award under Barack Obama as well as praise from the founder of Saving Our Daughters.
This publication meets criteria No. 10 set forth on page 10 in Appendix A of Recommendation 305-2015 as an Exemplary Creative/Professional Activity:
Criteria No. 10. Authorship of works such as articles, reviews, commentaries, multimedia, and/or other creative projects published or broadcast locally, nationally or internationally in newspapers, magazines, popular or industry-specific media (e.g., PR Tactics, JAE, Folio, AJR, CJR etc.) or on the Internet if they demonstrate high standards in the practice of the discipline.