Dr. LaNail Plummer is the CEO and founder of Onyx Therapy Group, a Black Woman, Veteran-Owned practice with a 30-member team, serving and empowering many of those who stem from and have experience with marginalization within their community and mental health issues themselves. According to the Onyx Therapy Group website, Plummer and her team employ various theoretical orientations and therapeutic interventions to achieve primary outcomes such as awareness, empowerment, grounding, and growth. Plummer is a highly decorated clinician with over twenty years of experience in the mental health field, educating individuals, communities, and organizations in transformational healing. No matter what the issue is at the root, her desire is to bring people into an uncompromised version of themselves.
Selma Burke: A Story of Overcoming Adversity And Becoming One of America’s Most Celebrated Sculptors
Selma Hortense Burke is one of the few African-American women sculptors who achieved a high level of national recognition during her lifetime. She received national recognition for her relief portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt which was the model for his image on the dime. She was committed to teaching art to others, so she established the Selma Burke Art School in New York City and opened the Selma Burke Art Center in Pittsburgh, PA.