Adama has been vegan for over thirty-three years. She is an Inspirational Lifestyle Change and Wholistic Wellness Consultant providing spiritual, nutritional and dietary support to facilitate cleansing, healing, and regeneration of the body, heart, mind and soul.
She graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. in Psychology, Presidential Awards, Scholastic, Leadership, and Organizational Awards and Honors. Returning to her birthplace, Atlanta, she became a student of Conscious Cosmic Citizenship and the Yunaversity of Cosmic Wisdom.
In 1984 she performed with SOLAR at the New Orleans World Fair and as a solo performer in 1985. She uses the stage to minister to the hearts, minds and souls of audiences through Creative Expressions of love, light, wisdom and truth in the media of rhythm, movement, verse, and sound.
Performances include appearances with the Staple Singers band in Piedmont Park, Black Family Reunion; with Positive Images Enterprises as model of Afrikan attire and spoken word at the World Congress Center, Atlanta Civic Center with Melba Moore, with Queens Historical Society ad Queen Cadaka (Candace) in Queens of the Nile Now, Fox Theater, Egyptian Ballroom, Civic Center, Georgia Tech, Emory University, Georgia State University, Sisters Chapel-Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College, Morehouse College, Variety Playhouse, 7 Stages, Kingfest…MLK Jr. Center for Social Change, Afrikan World Festival 1988- Detroit, MI, Sisterfire Festival with Aisha Khalil of Sweet Honey in the Rock-Washington DC, New York, NY for Lenora Fulani, Presidential Candidate, National Black Arts Festival 1988, ’94, ’96 Renaissance Hotel with Phyllis Stickney, Chicago IL. International Brotherhood Conference…and radio performances and interviews with WDET Detroit, and WRFG Atlanta, in addition to numerous other community ceremonies, events and activities.
Adama has worked as a consultant for Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc. Providing Life Skills, Art of Being, and Poetry classes for imprisoned youth through Lorenzo Benn Youth Development Center, Metro Youth Detention Center, Dunbar Community Center, and over 2,000 Atlanta youth through Department of Parks and Recreation in 1999. She also taught life skills to 4-12 year olds with Gate City Heritage Preparatory Day school, Horizons Private School, and in the Atlanta Public Schools.
President and co-owner of Mother Earth Adornments, Inc., she was committed to the “adornment of the whole being, body, heart, mind, soul and more!” She maintained a retail outlet in Little 5 Points for 5 years housing both the “Beadery” specializing in custom adornments, creative, consultation repairs, and beads and findings from the world over and the “Eatery”…specializing in strictly vegan cuisine, nutritional, dietary, and spiritual consultation, networking and referral services.
Every Thursday night, midnight to 3am, Adama produces and hosts a radio program with 89.3 FM WRFG Atlanta called the “Meeting of the Inner Circle”. This program provides inspirational, motivational and informational programming – much needed “life-support”, dealing with issues particularly, but not exclusively, pertinent to African Americans. The program is formatted to introduce the music and works of local and national artists, musicians, healers, poets, authors, activists, as well as open phone lines to facilitate greater conscientiousness and communication with the listening audience.
Learn more about Adama at www.adamaspeaks.com.