The Dr. Vibe Show

We always support Black men wherever they are who are doing what they can to help other Black men be better Black men. One of these Black men is Brandon M. Frame.Brandon M. Frame is the founder & Chief Visionary Officer for www.theblackmancan.org. Brandon, who is 23 years old, founded this organization with the thought in mind that young black males need to have positive images in their lives. Brandon is currently an educator at The Fessenden School in West Newton, Massachusetts where he teaches seventh grade English, coaches three sports teams soccer, baseball, and basketball and he facilitates the mentoring program for African American males. During this interview, Brandon shares his story and tells us what ; www.theblackmancan.org is all about and where it and he is going. If you would like to find out more about Brandon and and www.theblackmancan.org, please go to http://theblackmancan.org/. Brandon gave us four books that have had a huge impact on him. They are: 1. "A Do Right Man" by Omar Tyree 2. "The Pact: Three Young Men Make A Promise And Fulfill a Dream" by Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins and Rameck Hunt 3. "It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop: The Rise Of The Post Hip Hop Generation" by M.K. Asante Jr. 4. "The Black Male Handbook" by Kevin Powell Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.com http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas


We have some more great stuff from the book launch of Dalton Higgins book, "FATHERHOOD 4.0: i DAD APPLICATIONS ACROSS CULTURES" that was held in Toronto on November 2, 2010.This episode features a panel discussion on fatherhood with Dalton as the moderator. The panelists are:Wille Pile (linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts football team)Byron Parker (cornerback for the Toronto Argonauts football team)Alex Punzlan who is interviewed by Dalton in the book who is a twenty-seven year old Filipino- Canadian "balikbayan" singer and keyboardist in the buzz band Styrofoam Ones.Mohit Rajhans who is also interviewed by Dalton in the book is one of the most popular South Asian media personalities in Canada. He hosts co-hosts Canada's number one South Asian entertainment show, "Bollywood Boulevard", hosts a popular blog at http://www.mohitsmovies.com/ and is the co-founder the Toronto South Asian film festival, "Filmi".There are also questions and comments from some of the audience. Also, Michael Clemons (CEO of Toronto Argonauts Football Club) provides some thoughts about fatherhood. Enjoy!!We would like to thank Dalton and Gillian Rodgerson from Insomniac Press for making this event happen.You can listen to previous interviews with Dalton at:http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/10/26/vibe-and-vegas-show-dalton-higgins-fatherhood-4-0-idad-applications-across-cultures/http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2009/12/10/vibe-and-vegas-with-dalton-higgins/http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2009/12/10/vibe-and-vegas-with-dalton-higgins-on-the-film-more-than-a-haircut/Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free).God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comTwitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas
Category:Citizen Journalism -- posted at: 5:07pm EST

Cle Bennett is on fire!! He recently won two (!) Gemini awards for his performances in the mini-series "Guns" and "The Line". The Gemini Awards honor the best in Canadian television as determined by members of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and other industry professionals. He currently stars on the Global television series "Shattered" (on Wednesday nights) and "Lost Girl" (on Sunday night on Showcase). Cle also has a role in the feature film, "Barney's Version" starring Paul Giamati and Dustin Hoffman. In this episode, Cle shares some of his story with us from how a cardboard fridge box was important to his future, to dealing with racism in school, to not taking a acting class in his life to how he has made excellence to triumph to racism to sharing his thoughts on what it takes for Black Canadian men to make it as an actor. Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.com http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas

Ricky Neckles is a young Black Canadian man who has done and is doing a lot of good for himself and many others. Ricky was born in Grenada and raised in Toronto's Mount Dennis community, a neighborhood recognized by the local governments as "at risk." He did not let his environment overcome him. ; He graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering. This to Ricky working at Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. He was one of Accenture's youngest recruits and the youngest to be appointed to the position of Management Consultant Analyst where his portfolio included consulting Sears, Loblaws, and various other multi-billion dollar corporations. To fulfill his entrepreneurial passion, Ricky left Accenture and founded founded Neckles Global Enterprise Inc. (NGE), a privately held investment company which owns a collection of diversified businesses operating in sectors that include real estate, trade and manufacturing.

We have some more great stuff from the book launch of Dalton Higgins book, "FATHERHOOD 4.0: i DAD APPLICATIONS ACROSS CULTURES" that was held in Toronto on November 2, 2010.This episode features a panel discussion on fatherhood with Dalton as the moderator. The panelists are:Wille Pile (linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts football team)Byron Parker (cornerback for the Toronto Argonauts football team)Alex Punzlan who is interviewed by Dalton in the book who is a twenty-seven year old Filipino- Candian "balikbayan" singer and keyboardist in the buzz band Styrofoam Ones.Mohit Rajhans who is also interviewed by Dalton in the book is one of the most popular South Asian media personalities in Canada. He hosts co-hosts Canada's number one South Asian entertainment show, "Bollywood Boulevard", hosts a popular blog at http://www.mohitsmovies.com/ and is the co-founder the Toronto South Asian film festival, "Filmi".There are also questions and comments from some of the audience. Also, Michael Clemons (CEO of Toronto Argonauts Football Club) provides some thoughts about fatherhood. Enjoy!!We would like to thank Dalton and Gillian Rodgerson from Insomniac Press for making this event happen.You can listen to previous interviews with Dalton at:http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/10/26/vibe-and-vegas-show-dalton-higgins-fatherhood-4-0-idad-applications-across-cultures/http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2009/12/10/vibe-and-vegas-with-dalton-higgins/http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2009/12/10/vibe-and-vegas-with-dalton-higgins-on-the-film-more-than-a-haircut/Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free).God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegashttp://twitter.com/vibeandvegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comTwitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas


On the evening of November 2, 2010, we had the opportunity to attend the book launch of Dalton Higgins "Fatherhood 4.0: iDad Applications Across Cultures". It was great and uplifting event.In this episode, you will get to listen to Dalton talk about "Fatherhood 4.0: iDad Applications Across Cultures". Dalton does some selected readings from the book. Enjoy!!!We would like to thank Dalton and Gillian Rodgerson from Insomniac Press for making this event happen.You can listen to previous interviews with Dalton at:http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/10/26/vibe-and-vegas-show-dalton-higgins-fatherhood-4-0-idad-applications-across-cultures/http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2009/12/10/vibe-and-vegas-with-dalton-higgins/http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2009/12/10/vibe-and-vegas-with-dalton-higgins-on-the-film-more-than-a-haircut/Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free).God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas

What are you doing tomorrow night (Saturday, November 6, 2010)? If you don't have any plans and you are in Toronto, why don't you check out the 12th annual "When Brothers Speak 12" at George Weston Recital Hall at the Toronto Centre For The Arts at 5040 Yonge Street in Toronto. "When Brothers Speak" is Toronto's biggest annual spoken word showcase.This year's show will feature performances from the 2010 World Poetry Slam Champion, Ian Keteku from Ottawa, Ntare Ali Gault from Buffalo, Andrew Tyree from California, Poetic Speed from Ottawa, Q-Boogie from Buffalo, and this will also be the return of New York's Ainsley Burrows. As always, the show is hosted by Toronto's Dwayne Morgan!! We had the opportunity to speak with Dwayne last night before he left to put on "When Brothers Speak 12" in Ottawa tonight. Dwayne talks about the history of "When Brothers Speak" and what to look forward to with the show. Enjoy!!If you would like to purchase tickets for tomorrow night's show, please click on the following link:http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/1000453BF27EA5B9artistid=1506102&majorcatid=10002&minorcatid=53 You can also purchase tickets by calling Ticketmaster (416) 872-1111 or in person on Saturday (tomorrow) at the The Toronto Centre For The Arts box office from 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The tickets range in price from $20 to $40. Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free).God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas
Category:Citizen Journalism -- posted at: 5:54pm EST

In this episode, we talk and share with author Joyce M. Johnson. Ms. Johnson Ms. Johnson has just authored her first book, "Henrietha". "Henrietha" 'fictionalized' ;chronicle (borne by two novellas -"Henrietha"and "Waiting for the World to Change") of the life, times and consciousness

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