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Featured Media Coverage

Alabama Child Safety Conference on Tuesday (PDF)
Decatur Daily (feature story on Dr. Carla), March 3, 2014

Cheers: HOTGIRLS Founder Dr. Carla Stokes Selected for 2012 Class of Outstanding Atlanta
The Atlanta Voice, October 19, 2012
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Cheers: HOTGIRLS Awarded $8,000 Community Service Grant Award at National Association of University Women Annual Convention The Atlanta Voice, August 24, 2012 View PDF
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University Women to Convene at Hyatt
The Atlanta Voice, July 27, 2012 View PDF

The Ice Queen
Real Health: The Black Wellness Magazine, Dec 2010

Special Report: State of Our Girls
Protecting Our Girls from Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Heart & Soul Magazine, April/May 2010 (pp. 61-64)
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Hit by HIV, black women reach in to cope, out to empower
Star-Telegram, August 3, 2008

Hipper Hop
Poz Magazine, June 2008

Lifting Up, Giving Back: Changing One Life at a Time
The Crisis, Spring 2008 (pp. 30-33)

Dr. Stokes’ HOTGIRLS: Researcher Uses Hip Hop to Educate Young People
American Sexuality magazine, May 6, 2008

H.O.T.G.I.R.L.S. Helping Our Teen Girls In Real Life Situations
Sisterhood Agenda magazine, Volume Two 2008 (p. 12) (Flash) View PDF

AIDS & Black Youth, April 11, 2008

Doin’ It for Themselves (PDF)
Real Health: The Black Wellness Magazine, Spring 2008 (p. 40)

Success Stories: Rewriting Rap (PDF)
Daughters, March/April 2008 (p. 8)

For Clues on Teenage Sex, Experts Look to Hip-Hop
New York Times, November 6, 2007

Rewriting Rap to Empower Teens
New York Times, November 6, 2007

‘Uncut’ is Cut from BET’s Lineup, 2006

Press Releases

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