The Defender Highlights 4 Amazing Women for Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day weekend, the Chicago Defender shared stories by or about four dynamic women. We call them Boss Moms!

We profiled comedian Correy Bell, entrepreneur and millennial “Boss Mom” Genesis A. Emery-Foley and Kenwood Academy Principal Karen Calloway. We also featured the emotional and heartfelt work of an award-winning artist, Debra L. Hand.

As you wind down this Mother’s Day with us, please get to know these four incredible women who happen to be killing it professionally while holding it down for their families.

Tap into our “Boss Moms: Chicago Defender Mother’s Day Stories” below:

1) Meet Genesis A. Emery-Foley: Millennial’ Boss Mom’. Read more about her incredible motherhood journey here.

2) Meet Karen Calloway: Kenwood’s Golden Apple Award-Winning Principal. Read about the day she received one of the highest honors for Illinois educators here.

3) Correy Bell is Chaos and Comedic Genius. Need a laugh? Check the Q&A on this comedy star from the Southside here.

4) Fight for Your Mother’s Dreams! Debra L. Hand shares powerful and uplifting words for mothers and all of us who love them. Read her moving work here.

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