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Rochelle Dickenson is passionate about helping Black children succeed in the education system. Rochelle is graduate of the University of Windsor (Honors Degree in Criminology) and also has a post graduate certificate in dispute resolution. She is a trained mediator. Rochelle is a licensed Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) representative. Rochelle talks and shares about various issues such as what Black paents need and can do to have their children succeed in today's education system in the environment of program cutbacks, what is an RESP, the importance to have an RESP for children (shows that parents are committed to child's education) for as little as $40/month, the fact that there are programs and scholarships available out there that we can take advantage of, the many ways that education can make a difference in a child's life, if Blacks don't pursue education we will be left behind and ; her thoughts on why some Black parents not investing in their children and their education. If you wish to contact Rochelle, please email her at: rochelle_dickenson@heritageresp.ca, rochelledickenson@yahoo.ca To listen to our previous interview with Rochelle, please click on the following link: http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/04/08/vibe-and-vegas-show-rochelle-dickenson-rites-of-passage-for-black-boys/ Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page


Richard Stewart portrays Marcus Garvey in the play "I Marcus Garvey" which is being performed from March 16, 2011 to March 27, 2011 at the Peppermill Theatre (67 Pottery Road) in Toronto. For more information about the play go to http://www.theatrearchipelago.ca/ Richard was born in Jamaica and moved to Canada (Ottawa) with his parents when he was five years old. In 1996, he moved to Toronto to pursue a career in acting ; or aviation. He chose acting and has not looked back since.
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Jay Martin has been one of Canada's top comedians for the last few years. He is the youngest of seven children. His parents got divorced when he was five years old which resulted in him lacking a father in his life. His mother passed away on his sixteenth birthday. This is when "comedy chose him". During this interview, Jay talks about how he kept on going during his challenging days while he was growing up, being homeless for a period of time, the moment that he found out that comedy was going to be his career, why he is a "clean" comic, the business and science of comedy and his favorite comics. He is even provides some nuggets for those who may be interested in becoming a comic. When we recorded this interview, Jay had a special announcement. He told us that he will be opening up in Canada for Kirk Franklin in Toronto (June 4, 2011), Ottawa, Montreal and in Nova Scotia. These concerts are now confirmed. As soon as we have more information on these concerts, we will post it!! For more information on Jay including his appearances, please go to http://www.jaymartin.tv/index.cfm Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page

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Pepper Miller founded The Hunter-Miller Group (HMG), a consumer research, trend analysis and marketing strategy company, in 1985 and, since then, has been helping Fortune 500 companies understand how to effectively and positively market their products and messages to the African-American market. ; Some corporate clients include: American Airlines, American Greetings, Allstate, General Motors, General Mills, GSK, Ford Motor Company, Hallmark Cards, Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Procter and Gamble and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.


Walker Tisdale is part of a group of associates that founded the website Healthy Black Men in 2010. Healthyblackmen.org is a dynamic online health and lifestyle magazine for black men. Our philosophy is that striving to live your healthiest life ; most likely will result in living your best life. We partner with our devoted readers and stakeholders to create interesting, accurate, and timely content for black men to apply to their own lives.Healthy Black Men mission is to increase investment in the health of black men everywhere through news, information, and online activities. We believe that when you know better, you can do better. Healthyblackmen aims to connect that concept to supportive strategies that focus on black men integrating healthy behaviors into their own lives. The purpose of Healthy Black Men is to inform, influence, and inspire black men to live their healthiest lives ever! Walker works in Atlanta, Georgia and Chicago, Illinois and has decade of public health experience in the United States and around the world. He worked at the world renowned Center For Disease Control for seven years. Walker has learned about health systems in the United States and other countries, HIV, cancer prevention, global health, health communications and public policy. He recently received his graduate degree in clinical and social health from the University of Chicago and is a licensed social worker. During our interview, Walker discusses various subjects such how he went from a career in television journalism to public health, how he ended up working up the Center of Disease Control, the serious health challenges that African American faces probably similar to African Canadian men face and why Black men are overrepresented in these areas and the issues of politics getting in the way of health data and money not following where health concerns are and the birth of Healthy Black Men out of "frustration, inspiration and passion". Walker is looking for people to contribute content to Healthy Black Men. You can contact Healthy Black Men via: healthyblackmen@gmail.com (email)WebsiteTwitterFacebook Fan Page Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcast Site Twitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page


Black men and employment. It is one ongoing challenges that many Black men face. Jack Cameron is the president of CCG Global Recruitment Inc. CCG Global Recruitment Inc. specializes in the recruitment of Sales & Marketing, Finance and Accounting Professionals and all the peripheral disciplines in those key areas. Jack has been in the recruitment field for over twenty years. He was born in Jamaica and lived in England before moving and working in the Toronto area. During our interview, Jack talks and shares on various subjects such the importance of education for Black men when it comes to employment to his views on the current employment market. If you want to contact Jack, please feel free to contact him at jack@ccgrecruiting.com (email)http://www.ccgglobalrecruitment.com/index.html (website) 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.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923

Colwyn (aka "Junior") Burchall, Jr. is the author of two books, "Look for Me in the Whirlwind: A Story of Marcus Garvey" and "Freedom's Flames: Slavery in Bermuda and the True Story of Sally Bassett". He is currently working on his third children's book, entitled "Freedom Song" tentatively scheduled for publication in 2011. He is also working on an anthology titled "A Song For You: Black Men On Father Hood, Father Hunger and Healing". Junior is also the editor and sometimes contributor to the "Black Daddies Club Weekly" column is Sway Magazine at http://swaymag.ca/category/people-community/black-daddies-club/ . The Black Daddies Club (BDC) is a Toronto, Ontario, Canada based organization that ; was founded in 2007 by Brandon Hay in response to the lack of forums and spaces for Black men to discuss parenting issues as well as the issues facing the Black Community as a whole. The main goal is to change the image of the black father in the media, from a neglectful figure to a responsible, involved and loving role model. Junior was born in Bermuda and is married with two sons (six and two years old). He is now living in Toronto. Junior states "that my main existence now is being a father". During our chat Junior shares about his father being MIA since he was nine years old,


Adrian Ulysses is a young Black professional man born in Toronto. He is a first generation Canadian whose parents migrated from Dominica. Adrian has a post secondary education. After working in the corporate world in various capacity over a number of years, for the last three years, he is now doing what he loves as his work (a staging director for small and large events). Adrian is the first guest on our new series, "BLACK MEN: WHERE ARE WE AT? WHERE DO WE NEED TO GO? HOW ARE WE GOING TO GET THERE?" Enjoy!! 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.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas

Belinda Barrocks is the owner & CEO of Kamshuka Photography. She is an award winning international photographer and artist who has taken her to Dubai, the Island of Bahrain, the Bahamas and recently to South Africa for 14 amazing days. Belinda continues to express her thoughts and interpret her heart through her creative Images. Making her mark in Toronto, Ontario, she recently appeared in Sway Magazine. She has been recognzied as one of 12 Phenomenal Women changing our world in the Spring Issue of the Planet Africa Magazine. On December 4th 2010, Belinda received the The Aroni Award was given to Belinda for her commitment to youth and entrepreneurship. Belinda shares some of her story with us from being born in Uganda to growing up in India and some of the challenges that she had to overcome along the way. She also provides some image tips for Black Canadian men. Belinda gives us the details on a ; image building workshop that she is conducting on Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 9:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at a soon to be announced location in Mississauga, Ontario. The workshop sessions include (Cost $60.00): 1. "DOING YOU" - BEING YOURSELF, SELF ESTEEM & CONFIDENCE 2. "WHOLENESS" - EMOTIONAL, SPIRITUAL, HEALTH & WELLNESS 3. "FABULOUSLY FLATTERED" - ENHANCING YOUR OWN BEAUTY - WORKSHOP ON HAIR, MAKEUP & STYLING 4. "WORLD CHANGER" - CHANGING OUR WORLD, NOW THAT YOU - KNOW WHO YOU ARE. USING YOUR IMAGE YOUR BRAND & YOUR INTELLIGENCE TO BE THE CHANGE We will provide the exact location of the workshop as soon as Belinda provides it to us. 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.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas


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