DALLAS – November 11, 2019 — Café Mocha Radio & Majic 94.5 Salute Her Awards Presented by Toyota rolls into Dallas on the heels of successful celebrations in D.C., New York City and Charlotte, where powerful voices of freedom like community activist/MSNBC political analyst Karine Jean-Pierre thundered, Broadway titans like Leslie Uggams and LaTanya Richardson Jackson reigned and civic and community leaders like Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles and Bree Newsome Bass who took centerstage.
Joining the prestigious ‘class’ of 2019 honorees is Game Changer honoree Erica Campbell, whose new “Praying and Believing,” is an apt theme song for this year’s honorees that represent an exceptional class of women of faith. In addition to the five-time Grammy winner other honorees include the incomparable Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, who is the first woman to serve as a bishop for the AME Church and presides over the 10th Episcopal District serving all of Texas, Retired Sergeant First Class Adrienne Evans-Quickley who served honorably during the Vietnam era, American Airlines Co-Brand Partnerships and Engagement Executive Stacey Dickson, Yoga N Da Hood Founder Ebony Smith, Tiger House Hat Shop owner and domestic abuse survivor Virginia Montgomery and Cheryl Polote Williamson whose Soul Reborn movement focuses on transforming the lives of disadvantaged, disenfranchised and previously incarcerated women.
The evening will be hosted by two-time NAACP and Emmy winner Loni Love co-host REAL TV and Café Mocha show. The two-time Gracie Award-winning radio show, affectionately known as ‘Radio from a Woman’s Perspective,’ joins forces with Majic 94.5, which airs on Saturdays mornings from 7 – 9am to produce the awards. Grammy-nominated gospel singer Beverly Crawford and American Idol Season 3 finalist George Huff are set to deliver soul-stirring musical tributes to the honorees. Thanks to partners Toyota America, Sisters From AARP, Luster Pink and American Airlines, this unforgettable evening will celebrate this amazing class of “praying and believing” women who are on a mission to make this world a better place.
By amplifying the dialogue around various women’s issues that include family, health, relationships, beauty standards, social justice and entrepreneurship while also shining a spotlight on the positive contributions women of color make, Café Mocha Radio—hosted by Emmy-winning The Real host and comedienne Loni Love, hip-hop pioneer and newest Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood cast member YoYo and radio broadcast veteran Angelique Perrin—has emerged as the #1 radio show for women of color. The Salute Her Awards were created to highlight those contributions in a grand manner by spotlighting the many phenomenal women who are winning in their fields and sharing those fruits with others through an elegant and classy awards celebration in various cities. “Step Into Your Power,” this year’s theme, marks the important movement of women emerging from the shadows to lead in all arenas. The Dallas Salute Her Awards honor that by primarily celebrating women of faith whose contributions ripple locally, nationally and globally.
Café Mocha Radio’s Salute Her Awards take place at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters (located in the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Dallas, 650 S Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202) on Friday, November 15, 2019 www.SaluteHerTX2019.Eventbrite.com .
Go to www.cafemocharadio.com or www.saluteher.com The 2019 Salute Her Awards celebration tour culminates in Atlanta December 6 at the Riverside Epicenter.
About the Salute Her Awards
Café Mocha launched its annual Salute Her Awards events in 2011, with a mission to recognize dynamic women who have made contributions in their communities and breaking down barriers. Since its inception eight years ago past honorees include activist Sybrina Fulton, broadcast personality Wendy Williams and Iyanla Vanzant, “Empire” actress Ta’Rhonda Jones, CNN correspondent Fredricka Whitfield, renowned White House journalist and author April Ryan and legendary actress Pam Grier, actress/humanitarian Sheryl Lee Ralph, Cynthia Bailey, Kim Fields, Malinda Williams, Terri J. Vaughn and Vy Higginsen, singers Gloria Gaynor, Stephanie Mills, Fantasia Barrino Taylor, Syleena Johnson and Tamela Mann, journalists Constance White, Luvvie Ajayi, Lola Ogunnaike, Jamie Foster Brown, radio Gracie Award broadcaster Shirley Strawberry, fashion designer Barbara Bates, Dr. Bernice King, Deanna Brown Thomas, Ricki Fairley, Annette Nance-Holt, NBA mom Wanda Durant, Michi Marshall and Ilyasah Shabazz to name few.
About Toyota Motor North America
Toyota (NYSE: TM), creator of the Prius hybrid and the Mirai fuel cell vehicle, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through its Toyota and Lexus brands. Over the past 60 years, Toyota has built more than 38 million cars and trucks in North America, where the company has 14 manufacturing plants, 15 including its joint venture in Alabama (10 in the U.S.), and directly employs more than 47,000 people (more than 36,000 in the U.S.). Toyota’s 1,800 North American dealerships (nearly 1,500 in the U.S.) sold 2.8 million cars and trucks (2.4 million in the U.S.) in 2018.