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Chetachi A. Egwu is a Nigerian American professor, writer/producer, filmmaker, dancer/choreographer, artist and actor . She earned a BA in Communication from the University of Buffalo in 1996, then moved on to Howard University in Washington, DC, where she completed a Masters and Ph.D. in Mass Communication.

Dr. Egwu has served as a faculty member in the communication departments at Morgan State University, The George Washington University and Nova Southeastern University. She is currently communication faculty at the University of Maryland University College.

Her work has been featured in academic journals, newspapers and online publications such as The Grio and The Burton Wire, her creative nature reaches beyond writing. Dr. Egwu is also a dancer/choreographer and was a member of Carla and Company, Coyaba Dance Theater, Choreographers Collaboration Project in Washington DC and featured in several other projects. An avid filmmaker, she is currently co-producer and co-director for the documentaries Runway Afrique and No Justice, No Peas: Getting A Veggie In The Hood, and co-producer, director and cinematographer for the documentary Sunshine Chic. Dr. Egwu also is the host of MediaScope on the streaming platforms Periscope and Facebook Live live on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Eastern.

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Featured in Griots Republic magazine, Nia Magazine, Heart & Soul Magazine, Times Union (the leading newspaper for the New York state capital district), and on  (BMWK), , the Dr. Vibe Show, and more, Lia Miller (also known online as Lia World Traveler) is an award-winning blogger, sought after freelance writer, children’s book author, clinically trained social worker with emphasis on childhood and family dynamics, diversity and social inclusion advocate, event producer, social media personality, public speaker, and foreign policy expert. She is also the Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Peace & Purpose (P&P), a social enterprise that serves as a catalyst and launch pad for female entrepreneurs worldwide to expand to new markets, grow their businesses, and in the process, improve their own lives and in turn, their communities. Lia is a wife and mother of two, current foreign service officer/diplomat, and lives overseas in La Paz, Bolivia. Find her online at  or @liaworldtraveler ( on Twitter) across social media.

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Recently, Dr. Egrw and Ms. Miller were on our show talking about Black Women Setting Their Own Standard Of Beauty.

During the conversation they talked about:

– What is going on with both of them
– Why did Lia want to talk about this subject
– A look at this subject historically via the media
– How has this subject impacted Lia over the years
– A resurgence of Black women empowerment
– The need for “Black women to stop looking for acceptance in spaces that you are not going to be affirmed in.” Dr. Chetachi Egwu
– The cause for the turn in Black women’s esteem of their beauty and their looks
– What young women of color are telling them about beauty standards
– How is American government and the media dealing with the beauty issue
– That Blacks are still setting some negative standards of beauty about themselves
– What do Black women need to do when is comes to controlling the narrative when it comes to this subject
– Their message for Black men when it comes to this subject

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