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Leroy C. Mckenzie Jr. is a native Baltimorean and a product of the Baltimore Public and Private school systems. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He is a proud member of the New Psalmist Baptist Church; where he serves on several ministries. He is the President/CEO of JNF Enterprises, which is a Distribution, Publishing, and Business Consulting Firm located in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also a contributing writer for the Real Life Real Faith…Men of Faith MagazineThe Tubman City News Online Paperand the IndieMogul Magazine.

Mr. Mckenzie has written two books of poetry, which have been featured on Heaven 600’s poetry café, a business finance book, The Customer Is Not Always Right, A Common Sense Guide To Establishing A Strong and Flourishing Business, a book on entrepreneurship, Young & Gifted, The New Generation of Entrepreneurship, and a book on Leadership, The Art of Leadership, Success Strategies for the 21st Century Leader. He has performed his poetry and spoken at churches, and various other venues throughout the country. JNF Enterprises, was started in 2004, with the publishing of Mr. Mckenzie’s debut books of Poetry The Inner Soul Volumes 1&2, and the launching of their Christian Apparel line Try3Jesus™. Believing in the vision that God placed in him, Leroy set out to put the Distribution, Publishing and Business Consulting Industries on notice that there was about to be a new way of doing business.

Following the purpose Bringing Visions To Reality, JNF seeks to Enlighten, Empower, and Impact in the communities that it will touch. We seek to provide emerging authors with an independent avenue to mainstream exposure, and touch individuals, Businesses and churches with our Christian based products and Entrepreneurship Techniques. By being a Christian based company, we will add a spiritual foundation to our business that will add instant credibility, integrity, and a general sense of courtesy to the Distribution, Publishing, Business Consulting Industries. In this day and time businesses have missed the mark in providing exceptional products and services, and JNF is poised to bring back the basics of business.

Recently, Mr. McKenzie Jr. was on our show talking about WHAT DOES THE 2018 YOU LOOK LIKE?….Being a better You in 2018.

During our conversation, Mr. McKenzie Jr. talked about:

– Life growing up in Baltimore, going to the same high school that his father taught at
– The values that his parents instilled in him when he was growing up
– Why did his go into the world of entrepreneurship and some of his experiences being an entrepreneur
– The personal (mentally, physically, relationally, spiritually) and business goals that one can work on to achieve in 2018 and during the year
– F.E.A.R.(Facing Every Assignment Relentlessly)
– P.U.T.T. (Prepared + Understanding = Means that people want your Time and Talent)
– “See it. Write it. Work it.”
– “Surround yourself with people who have answers not problems.”

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Meetup
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Carol Bluestein lives in Slingerlands, NY and is the author, C.L. Bluestein, of three published fiction/thriller novels in the Seduction Series: #1 – SEDUCTION: Love, Loss, Leverage, Murder (2015), #2 – PERCEPTION: Love, Loss, Leverage, Murder (2016), and #3 – ISOLATION: Love, Loss, Leverage, Murder (2017). She is the author You Want Me To Do What?, a contemporary presentation of the Exodus story which, through a series of interfaith play-lets, lets participants walk in the sandals of our ancestors: free download at http://www.CarolBluestein.com.

She is a member of the International Women’s Writing Guild (IWWG) and a contributor to The Good Men Project.

In addition to her written work, Bluestein’s expressed her entrepreneurial skills in Arts Management, Computer and Business Consulting, Teaching, Public Speaking, and Professional Photography. Her hobbies include #RESIST, gardening, improv, designing and executing functional and decorative projects in wood, metal, cement, and mixed media. She is surrounded by family and two rescued schnoodles.

Ms. Bluestein was on our show talking about her article, Men, Develop Lasting Relationships by Shelving Male Expectation Myths.

During our conversation live, Ms. Bluestein talked about:

– Some of her background including being a professional photographer for twenty years and how did she transition into writing
– Why does she write about men
– Why many middle age men are having difficulty finding happiness
– Why are some men baffled by a accomplished woman
– On how many from men 45 years olds to 64 years old find it tough
– Why men are risk takers when it comes to money and power
– What she is up to next and her message for and about men

Ms. Bluestein can can be reached via:

Website
Email

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Dr. Vibe hosts the conversation “Hip Hop vs. White Supremacy” with LeRon Barton and Alexander Williams.

LeRon L. Barton is a writer from Kansas City, Mo that currently resides in San Francisco, Ca. He has been writing poetry, screenplays, and short stories since he was way young. LeRon’s essays have appeared in SalonThe Good Men ProjectThose PeopleAlternetSF BayviewBuzzfeedGorilla Convict, and Elephant Journal. His first book, Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American drug culture was released in Feb 2013. LeRon’s new book, All We Really Need Is Love: Stories of dating, relationships, heartbreak, and marriage is available at Amazon.

Alexander Williams is from Lancaster, California. That should tell you a lot. Nonetheless, he also feels it’s necessary to state that he’s a Boston Celtics fan, an avid thinker, and a sap for experience. He cares about his disadvantaged Afrikan and Native American communities and worries that tomorrow could very well be his last day here on Earth. He’s a communist, an anarchist, and a pacifist. He was always the smart kid that you would tell your younger brothers about and the only guy you know with Dr. Seuss Chucks. He also raps, but then again he also writes, and then again he also acts, so he just does a lot of things.

Mr. Barton and Mr. Williams were on our show talking about Hip-Hop vs. White Supremacy.

During our conversation, they talked about:

– The importance of hip hop in both of their lives
– What does hip hop represent when it is at its best
– Some of their thoughts are the current state of hip hop
– If hip hop has lost some of its social conscious
– “White supermacy and father time are undefeated.” Alexander Williams
– How is hip hop dealing with the rise of white supremacy
– How can hip hop win the war?
– Them message for the hip hop family in dealing with white supremacy

You can connect with Mr. Barton via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook

You can connect with Mr. Williams via:

Twitter
Soundcloud

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Coach Michael Taylor is an entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, and radio show host who has dedicated his life to empowering men and women to reach their full potential. He knows first-hand how to overcome adversity and build a rewarding and fulfilling life and he is sharing his knowledge and wisdom with others to support them in creating the life of their dreams.

He is no stranger to adversity and challenges. He was born in the inner-city projects of Corpus Christi Texas to a single with six children. Although he dropped out of high school in the 11th grade, his commitment to living an extraordinary life supported him in defying the odds.

With persistence, patience, and perseverance, he was able to climb the corporate ladder of success and become a very successful mid-level manager of a multi-million-dollar building supply center at the tender young age of 21. After approximately eight years, he was then faced with another set of challenges as he experienced the pain and humiliation of divorce, bankruptcy, and foreclosure and found himself contemplating suicide.

Bankrupt and alone, he committed to rebuilding his life which propelled him to begin a 20-year inner journey of personal transformation which resulted in him discovering his true self and his passions for living. As a result, he is now happily married (14 years) and living his dream of living an extraordinary life while being in service to others. Through his books, lectures, and radio program, he now coaches others on how to become genuinely happy with their lives and live the lives they were born to live.

Recently, Coach Michael Taylor was live on our show talking about his upcoming book, SHATTERING BLACK MALE STEREOTYPES: Eradicating The 10 Most Destructive Media Generated Illusions About Black Men.

During our conversation, Coach Taylor talked about:

– Some of his personal background including losing everything at the age of divorce at the age of 28, bankrupcy, foreclosure of his house and living in his car for two years and rebuilding his life that
– When did he realize that he could live an extraordinary life
– The one question that he asked himself that changed his life
– The story behind the book
– The upcoming summit Shattering Black Men’s Stereotypes Summit 
– An overview of each chapter of the book
– The CWBS (Collective White Belief System)
– The difference between racism and bias
– The need to invest in knowledge not opinions
– His message to parents to young Black men
– What he would like the media, whites and Black men when it comes to shattering Black male Stereotypes

You can connect with Coach Michael Taylor via:

Coach Michael Taylor – Website
Shattering Black Male Stereotypes
Adversity Is Your Greatest Ally
Creation Publishing 
A New Conversation With Men
Black Men Rock Academy
Email
Phone: 877-255-3588

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The panelists for the last show of 2017 were: Jim KennedyRyan Singh and Steve Kerr.

The panelists will be commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How Repealing Net Neutrality Will Disproportionately Impact The Black Community

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Navigating The Financial Side Of A Relationship

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Voters In Alabama Pushed Back Against The Past

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Kind Of White Person Do You Want To Be – Roy Moore Or His Foes?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why So Many Of Our Men Are Being Taken Out Of Media

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David A. Love

David A. Love is a journalist and commentator who writes investigative stories and op-eds on a variety of issues, including politics, social justice, human rights, race, criminal justice and inequality. He is a writer for theGrioCNNAtlanta Black Star, Al JazeeraNewsWorksThe Progressive and BlackCommentator.com.

Love is also an adjunct instructor at the Rutgers School of Communication and Information, where he trains students in a social justice journalism lab, and edits and publishes student work for the online publication NJ Spark.

In addition to his journalism career, Love has worked as an advocate and leader in the nonprofit sector, served as a legislative aide, and as a law clerk to two federal judges. He holds a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Harvard University, and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He also completed the Joint Programme in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford.

Recently, Mr. Love was on our show talking about his article Why the black press is more relevant than ever.

During our conversation, Mr. Love talked about:

– Why and how did he transition from being a criminal justice advocate to the world of writing
– The reason why he wrote the article
– Some of the history of the Black press in America and when did it experience its heyday
– How Blacks have not been included in mainstream media since Barack Obama left office
– His thoughts on Black American’s media and social media consuming habits
– The current Black media landscape
– The importance of Black media outlets being Black owned
– Why he feels that Black press to some degree is still a change agent
– What Black Americans need to do to support and grow the Black press

You can contact Mr. Love via:

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Facebook
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Email

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Tomika Anderson

Tomika Anderson is an award-winning content creator, communications director, lifelong traveller with passport stamps from five continents, longtime, proven champion of women and children and a lioness mom to Solomon, my adorable four-year-old son. Having worked with everyone from Beyoncé to Serena Williams, I’ve learned from the best and sought to share that knowledge as a communications strategy consultant. I’m on a journey to empower moms from all walks of life to design a life they’re proud of, and one that supports their children to no end.

Ms. Anderson and Stephanie Sampson have created the Motivated Mamas Mastermind.

The Motivated Mamas Mastermind is a 90-day sprint cycle that provides a safe, virtual, supportive space for single moms of all backgrounds.

The purpose? To share expertise, hacks, best practices and problem solve on anything and everything holding you back, whether that’s having to navigate the child support system, a need to boost your credit score, a push toward launching your successful business or securing that corner office. Or maybe it’s losing that stubborn “baby weight” and getting back out there on the dating scene so you can meet someone compatible.

The not-so-secret weapon? Accountability. In case you didn’t know, accountability partners are crucial to getting a promotion at work, mastering a new trade, finding a sponsor for your conference or replacing that soul-sucking job … and so much more.

Recently, Ms. Anderson was on our show talking about the Motivated Mamas Mastermind.

During our conversation, Ms. Anderson talked about:

– How has life being a military brat impacted her
– What influenced her to get into the world of journalism and some of her career highlights
– How did she get into the world of coaching
– How did her and Stephanie meet and how did the start the Motivated Mamas Mastermind
– What is the Motivated Mamas Mastermind is all about and what services does it offer
– What has Motivated Mamas Mastermind taught her about herself
– How are people hearing about the Motivated Mamas Mastermind

You can find out more about the Motivated Mamas Mastermind via:

Website
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Anderson via:

Website

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Dr. Lawrence A. RasheedRyan Singh and Garland McLaurin.

The panelists will commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Can The NAACP Save Itself? With Viral Protests And New Leadership, A Storied Group Tries To Reinvent

The Dr. Vibe Show™: From “Get Out” To “The Bachelorette,” Interracial Love Onscreen Is Changing

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why The Black Press Is More Relevant Than Ever

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Would Dr. King Think About America Today?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 21 Things Black Men Don’t Hear Often Enough

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How does one learn to be a good father? Why does fatherhood seem to be at odds with the image of Black masculinity? Pops explores and reveals answers to these and other questions concerning parenting.

In early 2015, Garland McLaurin found out that he was going to be a father. Three months into the pregnancy, his partner miscarried. he immediately realized he was totally unprepared. Scared about His abilities to be a good parent, Garland began to contemplate what fatherhood looked like for Black men. He thought about friends and the general narrative surrounding Black fathers.

The goal of Pops is to contribute to the national conversation around fatherhood from the viewpoint of Black fathers. In light of recent societal events and conversations concerning African American men, Garland wants his project to inform and inspire a broader online media audience using entertaining and engaging storytelling.

Garland has become a father and at the same time he is am faced with the possibility of losing my own father. The many questions around fatherhood that led me to tell this story still exists, but with Pops he am able to look at the experiences of these fathers and navigate my own parental journey.

POPS is a web series about three African American men facing the toughest challenge of their lives, becoming good fathers. The universal themes of responsibility, nurturing,
and love are individually explored by these fathers. They differ in personalities, socioeconomic backgrounds, and struggles, but share the collective experience of fatherhood. Their stories serve to reflect the reality of black fathers in America, a role rarely portrayed in the media.

Garland McLaurin is a Peabody-Award winning filmmaker; his love for storytelling comes from its power to artistically explore the complex and conflicting social and psychological layers of
people and society. His current project POPS, is a web-series exploring fatherhood for African American men funded by ITVS Digital and National Black Programming Consortium.

He co-directed/produced the Peabody winning documentary series, 180 Days A Year Inside An American High School and Hartsville that aired on PBS. He served as co-cinematographer on Wes Moore’s Coming Back documentary series, highlighting veterans, and for award-winning documentary filmmaker Yoruba Richen’s The New Black, which explores the fight for marriage equality in the African American community. His other professional credits include: field producing on CNN’s Black in America 4, producer/shooter for WAMU 88.5 American University, BET’s special Homecoming: The Killing of DJ Henry. Additional past digital media work includes work for Black Public MediaTime.comNY Times video division and video editing at the National Geographic digital news division.

He holds a BA in Radio-TV-Film from Howard University and an MFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts graduate film school.

During our conversation, Mr. McLaurin talked about:

– Some of his background (Black and Korean), growing up in Oklahoma and living in different places
– What values did his parents instill in him when he was growing up
– Where did his interest in film and media start
– His experience going to Howard and New York University’s film schools
– Some of the highlights of his career before POPS
– The story behind POPS
– The process of choosing the fathers featured in POPS
– Some stories during the series
– What did POPS show him about Black fatherhood
– Some of the people that helped make POPS a reality
– How did the collaboration with the Corporation of Public Broadcasting happen
– Some special moments during the filming of POPS
– What did POPS teach Garland about himself
– What he would like POPS legacy to be
– How is he enjoying being a first time father

You can find out more about POPS via:

Website
Facebook
Instagram

You can watch POPS at:

POPS – The Stories
Indie Lens Storycast YouTube page

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: LeRon BartonJim KennedyRyan Singh and Steve Kerr.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Russell Simmons, Brothers’ Keepers – Black Women On Reporting Our Own

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Media Isn’t Diverse – And This Leads To Appalling Reporting

The Dr. Vibe Show™: People For Sale

The Dr. Vibe Show™: In The Age of Trump, Black Lives Still Matter

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Denzel Washington Says Black Communities Need Strong Family Units To Create Change

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Steven Kiges (pron. Key-jez) is the co-founder and director of The Coach Training AcademyThe Coach Training Academy is a professional, International Coach Federation accredited coach training school. Graduates have gone on to both build very successful solo coaching practices as well as taking their coaching skills to corporate positions including Microsoft, Google, and NASA, just to name a few.

Steve is a is an experienced Master coach with over 5000 coaching hours and over 10,000 hours mentoring people that want to become exceptional coaches or as he puts it “artistic agents of change”. To the coaching world, he brings both his own past struggles of growing up in a very dysfunction home, depressed, suicidal and at one point topping the scales at over 410 pounds. Professionally his first career was as a professional musician having attended The Juilliard School, playing various orchestras and as a university lecturer. After leaving music he then went on to build one of the largest Dental Software companies in North America and after selling that, followed his life’s passion of helping others. Dedicating himself to his core philosophy that “no one breezes through life…we all have our unique struggles. With the right support and environment, everyone can live life with purpose and passion often exceeding what they think is possible for themselves. His life is a testament of that philosophy.

To coaching, and coach training Steven brings a full background in neurosciences including; crisis counseling, emotional intelligence, Time Line Specialist, Master of Communication and a trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

During this episode of the Learn To Coach series, Steve talked about:

Leadership – A Coaches Perspective

During our conversation, Steve talked about:

– the leader of coaching is the client not the coach
– The difference between coaching and consulting
– It is the skill of the coaches to get client the client to explore different possibilities and have them look at the best choices for them to move forward
– Skilled coaches vs. Directive coaches
– The culture of being told and the mistrust of ourselves
– Self-leadership tools including state management

You can find more information about coaching and The Coach Training Academy via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Learn To Be A Coach

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Alexander Williams is from Lancaster, California. That should tell you a lot. Nonetheless, he also feels it’s necessary to state that he’s a Boston Celtics fan, an avid thinker, and a sap for experience. He cares about his disadvantaged Afrikan and Native American communities and worries that tomorrow could very well be his last day here on Earth. He’s a communist, an anarchist, and a pacifist. He was always the smart kid that you would tell your younger brothers about and the only guy you know with Dr. Seuss Chucks. He also raps, but then again he also writes, and then again he also acts, so he just does a lot of things.

Recently, Alexander was on our show talking about The Role Of Rap And It’s Function In Dismantling White Supremacy.

During our conversation, Alexander talked about:

– Some of his background and is legacy important to him
– His thoughts of the role of rap music and the current state of white supremacy
– Why does he feel that rap music can counteract white music
– If rap music able to combat white supremacy
– How can rap music combat white supremacy

You can connect with Alexander via:

Twitter
Soundcloud

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Dr. Jonathan P. Higgins is a speaker, educator and thought leader.

With over ten years of experience in education, social justice and grassroots movements, Dr. Higgins is focused on public speaking and working with the media on issues centered on people of color, LGBTQ storytelling and marginalized communities. His work has been included on Blavity, The Root, Efniks, Wear Your Voice and Talkspace. Dr. Higgins serves as Campus Pride’s Curriculum Educator, is a Lambda Literary writing fellow and a regular contributor to SOULE.

Dr. Higgins is committed to using his voice to highlight and bring focus to the issues that affect both the Black and LGBTQ community. In September of 2016, Dr. Higgins launched a YouTube channel where he posts weekly videos about race and identity issues, and began sharing pieces of his a mini-documentary highlighting stories related to his life as a queer Black man growing up in the inner city of San Bernardino. This mini-documentary also covers his journey to receiving his doctoral degree.

Dr. Higgins has spoken at universities including Kansas State, Colgate University, UCSD, and UCLA. He has consulted with Purdue University to restructure their Safe Zone program and has given several presentations within the California State University system about what can be done to better serve LGBTQ+ students. Dr. Higgins continues to lecture all over the country on topics related to intersectionality, race, gender and sexuality and has gained attention from websites including Attn: and Vox. In April of 2017, Dr. Higgins gave his first TEDx talk on how to unlearn fear and develop personal power, leading to an op-ed piece on Splinter.com.

Dr. Higgins was born in Los Angeles, California and graduated from California State University, San Bernardino with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies and a minor in Women’s Studies. He also holds a Masters of Arts in Management from the University of Redlands, where he graduate top three in his class and was inducted into the Whitehead Leadership Society.

Dr. Higgins recently completed his Educational Doctorate of Leadership in Justice from the University of Redlands where he wrote his dissertation on the first year experiences of queer men of color in higher education. You can connect with him on all social media by using the handle, @DoctorJonPaul.

Recently, Dr. Higgins was on our show talking about his article Fixing the Lives of Male Childhood-Rape Survivors.

During our conversation, Dr. Higgins talking about:

– Some of his background including growing up with Rodney King
– Where did his passion for to be better, challenging himself and finding his voice come from
– “Education was never built for Black people.”
– The impact of Bayard Rustin has had on his life
– The story behind his article
– Some of the emotional challenges including sexual and emotional violence that Black queer men face and some of the reasons why do a number of Black people have trouble dealing with Black queer men
– The impact of slavery on Black men and rape culture
– Toxic masculinity
– “Many Black men are not taught to manage their emotions.”
– How do you know if a man has sense of himself
– How can Black people who have been abused be helped
– How big of an issue is Black men who have been sexually abused
– What do many Black men need to unlearn when it comes to Black queer men
– The importance of people go see a therapist if they need to see one
– His calls to action

You can find more about Ms. Higgins via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube

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The panelist for last Sunday’s show was Ryan Singh.

Mr. Singh will be commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: For All Its Talk, Silicon Valley Is Terrible At Recruiting African-Americans. Here’s Why

The Dr. Vibe Show™: ‘Stakes Are Higher’ For Women Of Colour Reporting Powerful Men For Sexual Abuse, Activists Say

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump Just Won’t Stop Demonizing Black America

The Dr. Vibe Show™: We’re Sick of Racism, Literally

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

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STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Photography has always been an interest of Lawrence’s. As a kid, he used to take my parent’s camera and shoot any and everything. He loved it! My parents, not so much. He didn’t have a clue what he was doing and back in those days it was film.

After completing York University’s Business Administration program, Lawrence started my career in radio. Not on-air though, but in sales. Always trying to do things differently, Lawrence put his hobby of photography to use for my clients and Lawrence Kerr Photography was born. As my interest grew he took courses with the world renowned Scott Kelby and Joe McNally and night classes as well as workshops.

Dr. Vibe and Ms. Keyes hosted a conversations with Lawrence Kerr. L

During the conversation, Mr. Kerr talked about:

– How he got started in the world of photography including the early years
– Stressing quality from the get go when starting in photography
– His first big turning point in his photography journey
– The importance of quality images for your brand/product/service
– The importance of his branding from the start and his thoughts on branding
– How customer expectations have changed
– Some of the process he goes through with a potential client
– Working through on charging for your service
– How much of his business is referral
– His HOT principal
– The story behind one of his more challenging shoots
– Some tips for people who would like to become a professional photographer
– Core questions to ask a photographer

You can contact Lawrence via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Email
Phone: 647-45-PHOTO (647-457-4686)

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe


Dr. Stephen de Wit is a Board Certified Sexologist through the American College of Sexologists. He holds a Master of Public Health in Human Sexuality and a Doctorate of Human Sexuality. Toronto’s Hassle Free Clinic is where Stephen started as a sexual health counselor and now travels both nationally and internationally speaking about sexual empowerment. As a sexuality educator, coach and consultant he is committed that people live a sexually empowered life free from guilt, shame and fear and have relationships that work. Stephen is regularly featured in national newspapers and television shows providing relevant, thought provoking sex education and information. He is a master at creating a fun, safe, comfortable environment for people to take an honest look at their sex lives and transform what is not working.

Recently, Dr. de Wit was on our show. During our conversation, Dr. de Wit talked about:

– Some of his background and some his challenges in his early years
– A special moment that his father was proud of him
– His educational journey including being $120, 000 in debt after he graduated
– Common male myths including where men get their education about sex and the power of media and social in this area
– How are millineals handing sexuality including “designer relationships”
– Sexual challenges (penis problems)
– “Sex happens between your ears before it happens between your legs.”
– Issues with mismatched libido
– Impact of porn
– How to have more of the sex you want more frequently (S.W.A.T.B.)
– His book The Sexual Freedom System: Winning The Inner Game of Sex

Dr. de Wit will be one of the speakers at the upcoming Men and Masculinity Summit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on November 19, 2017. For more information about the Men and Masculinity Summit please click here:

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Email

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Dr. Vibe


For over 16 years, Christine has been guiding women and men to find, create and build amazing relationships by reconnecting with their authentic selves. She believes deep, powerful relationships are accessible to all of us. She specializes in Gender Intelligence which is an awareness of the intrinsic nature of men and women and the ability to be understanding and appreciative of these differences. Christine is a professional speaker, has been interviewed by over 200 media outlets and was the dating expert on 13 episodes of the TV series, LoveTrap. She has also created Hart Coaching Academy to mentor and train others to become Dating + Relationship Coaches.

Recently, Ms. Hart was on our show. During our conversation, she talked about:

– Some of her background growing up between Toronto and Calgary
– Some of the great things about her parents (“My dad taught me about consistency. My mother taught me to go after life even if you don’t know what you are doing.”)
– Her professional journey including running a studio and getting into the speed dating industry including how did she becoome the dating expert on 13 episodes of the TV series, LoveTrap
– Gender Intelligence
– How some well-known behaviors of both men and women frequently create misunderstanding and conflict in the workplace and the tools you can use to resolve them (“Men listen for a point and a problem.”)
– How men can effectively listen to a woman so she feels heard and he feels appreciated
– A specific way women can ask for what they need so it feels empowering to both themselves and to men
– What are millenials are telling her about relationships
– The importance in investing in yourself

You can find out more about Ms. Hart via:

Christine Hart Coaching
Hart Coaching Academy
Facebook
Twitter
Linkedin
Pinterest
Instagram

Ms. Hart will be one of the speakers during at the Men and Masculinity Summit on Sunday, November 19, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information about the Men and Masculinity Summit please click on the following link: http://menandmasculinity.com/

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were Ryan Singh and Jim Kennedy.

The panelists will be commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Full Text, Analysis: Trump’s 2016 Election Night Victory Speech, 1 Year Later

The Dr. Vibe Show™: In Debate Over National Anthem, Black Wealth Becomes A Target

The Dr. Vibe Show™: AMC, CBS, CW Have A ‘Black Problem’ In Writers Rooms, New Report Finds

The Dr. Vibe Show™: We Get It. It’s Harvey Weinstein’s News Cycle. But What About Our Black Girls?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why People Should Stop Asking Black Men If They Are Staying Out Of Trouble

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Spinster: also referred to as an old maid, a woman who has never been married and is considered past the “normal” age of marrying.

Urban Spinster is our safe space for single women to create our OWN agenda, dispelling societal myths and redefining the word Spinster.

The driving force behind Urban Spinster is Sadia Sanders. Ms. Sanders is a full-time employee in healthcare finance, entrepreneur and homeowner while volunteering my time as a member of multiple organizations participating in community projects for over a decade.

The information Ms. Sanders gives at the Urban Spinster is not to prepare single women for a mate, but to ensure that they are thriving and whole in the meantime. Only you can define your meantime. Is that marriage or not? She doesn’t know. But she is celebrating our single life now.

She lets you in on how she learned to celebrate her single life.

Recently, Ms. Sanders was on our show talking about Urban Spinster.

During our conversation, Ms. Sanders talked about:

– Living in Chicago, Atlanta and Los Angeles and her experience living in each of those cities
– How she ended up working in the health care industry
– The story behind Urban Spinster
– Her parents reaction to her being single
– What are some of the challenges that single women bring to her attention
– Emphasizing enjoying your single life and what are some things that ladies can do to enjoy the single life
– Has she had any push back
– why do some of the women she deals with have self identity challenges
– Her Dad’s feedback to Urban Spinster
– How did she come up with the spinster concept
– How single mothers more accepted than women who not being married
– The meaning of her first name

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Dr. Vibe

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Dr. Angela Dye is the developer of the Empowerment Starts Here brand. With it, she brings together the social sciences and education to promote social change and resistance for disadvantaged communities. Through her brand, she is a published author, creator of an emerging theory for teaching and learning, developer of K12 curriculum for higher order thinking, and is a former charter school designer and operator. Dr. Dye holds a bachelor’s degree in social science and education, a master’s degree in school and instructional leadership, and a PhD in education. She currently serves as an adjunct professor where she teaches graduate students about theories on human development, learning and leadership. She is also a public speaker and serves as a life coach for those living in the margins. Finally, she is the Host and Executive Producer of the Empowerment Starts Here podcast where she talks weekly about power, social change and disrupting the margins.

Recently, Dr. Dye was on our show. During our conversation, Dr. Dye talked about:

– Life growing up in Milwaukee in a challenging household
– “I did not start experiencing racism until becoming a professional.”
– When did education become part of her journey
– The story behind the Empowerment Starts Here podcast and its format
– What has doing the podcast taught her about herself
– Her advice for anyone who would like to start a podcast

You can find out more about Dr. Dye via:

Website
Podcast
Twitter

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


LeRon L. Barton is a writer from Kansas City, Mo that currently resides in San Francisco, Ca. He has been writing poetry, screenplays, and short stories since he was way young. LeRon’s essays have appeared in SalonThe Good Men ProjectThose PeopleAlternet,SF BayviewBuzzfeedGorilla Convict, and Elephant Journal. His first book, Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American drug culture was released in Feb 2013. LeRon’s new book, All We Really Need Is Love: Stories of dating, relationships, heartbreak, and marriage is available at Amazon.

Recently, Mr. Barton was on our show talking about his article MEN AND THE NEED TO BE VULNERABLE.

During our conversation, Mr. Barton talked about:

– Why he wrote about the this subject
– The importance of the question “What if we just let men be free from all the identity destroying expectations we have placed on manhood?”
– Some his manhood journey
– When he became vulnerable did he loss his male friends?
– “Many men need to leave the garden of adolenscense (boyhood) and step into adulthood.”
– The need for men to have fellowship with other men
– Why he cannot stand the terms like “Man Up”, “Boys don’t cry”
– The first time he saw a man tell another man “I love you”
– Some of the root causes of men not being vulnerable
– Suggestion on how men can become vulnerable
– What is society going to be like if men cannot be more vulnerable? What is society going to be like if men become more vulnerable?

You can connect with Mr. Barton via:

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Twitter
Facebook

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe


Families in Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario will no longer struggle to find a funeral home they can trust to give their loved ones the farewell they deserve. This November, New Haven Funeral Centre Inc. — Peel Region’s first Christian black-owned funeral centre opens its doors to the public. The two-day grand opening event will take place on November 11th from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., and November 12th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The 30,000 sq. ft. contemporary-elegant boutique style facility, features four visitation suites, reception facilities, and a majestic chapel. New Haven’s aim is to create a heartfelt and positive experience for families who turn to them in their time of need or when planning in advance.

Founders, Dr. Lennox Walker and industry veteran Shelley Challenger, shared a vision of a full-service funeral centre that would prioritize faith-based services for families of all denominations. “It is our mission to bring God back to funeral services by providing a new standard of ministry for the Christian faith communities,” Challenger has said.

New Haven’s team includes licensed funeral directors with over 40 years of experience, as well as, on-site chaplains who will minister beyond funeral services by offering Christian grief counseling, last rites, mediation services, prayers requests, and pastoral support. The centre also offers funeral receptions,cultural gatherings, concierge services, health/wellness/real estate seminars, and anti-violence workshops. In addition, the centre will provide a first-class approach to estate and insurance planning to the community. New Haven is driven by a strong leadership and executive team, including Chairman Donovan McLean, and Managing Director, Shari Yearwood, both of whom are integral to the facility’s operation.

New Haven’s first day of opening festivities on November 11th will include public tours, traditional Caribbean cuisine and door prizes for attendees. In recognition of Remembrance Day, poppies will be provided and a moment of silence will be observed.

On Sunday, November 12th, guests can again experience guided public tours and enter for a chance to win a trip for two to Jamaica. The grand opening ceremony will begin at 3 pm and will be led by the Honour Guard with several dignitaries expected to attend.

Recently, Ms. Shelley Challenger and Ms. Shari Yearwood from New Haven Funeral Centre Inc. were on our show.

During our conversation, they talked about:

– Both ladies share some of their background including how they got into the funeral industry and how they met eighteen years ago
– What were the early days in the industry like for both of them
– How they become part of New Haven Funeral Centre Inc.
– Some of the things that make New Haven Funeral Centre Inc. unique
– Some of the challenges when one has to arrange a funeral
– How the funeral industry changed
– The variety of services that are offered at New Haven Funeral Centre Inc. 

You can find out more about New Haven Funeral Centre Inc. via:

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STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Dr. Vibe spoke with Askia Jones about Black Innovation.

During our conversation, Mr. Jones talked about:

– Some of his background including how did he get into the advertising/brand industry
– His love for disruption and how he applies it to advertising/branding
– “Adverting job is to have the company and consumer falling in love with each other.”
– His thoughts on the state of Black innovation
– Why he feels that many Blacks have become too comfortable and how it relates to the lack of economic control that Blacks have
– On how there is a difference between using your platform and owning your platform
– The importance of Blacks developing a ecosystem of ownership based on disruptive innovation and what is preventing Blacks from doing this
– The importance of bootstrapping for Black economic success
– If the economic challenges for Blacks still the same over the years
– Are Blacks being disruptive anywhere and why aren’t more Blacks being disruptive
– “The opposite of influence is innovation”
– The four essential ecosystems to create a community (banks, schools, markets, hospitals)
– “We are pushing people in the right direction but we are not leading them in the right direction”
– Where should Blacks become disruptive

You can contact Mr. Jones via:

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Twitter

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

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Dr. Vibe


The scheduled panelists for last Sunday’s show were Curtis Brooks and LeRon L. Barton.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Political Rasputins Of Our Times

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Meth Is The New Black – A Growing Epidemic In Communities Of Color

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Honest Reasons Why Nobody Wants To Get Married Anymore

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Masculinity Is Toxic. Men Don’t Have To Be

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How Black Americans See Discrimination

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Tiffany Gooch is a Consultant at Enterprise & Ensight Canada and brings extensive experience in government, politics and events to her role.

A skilled consensus builder, creative political strategist, and talented event manager with a tremendous mind for logistics, Tiffany’s work centers on government relations and public affairs campaigns.

Her experience in strategic communications planning, with a practical approach to digital media and a natural, decisive leadership style make her the ideal calm in a storm during a crisis situation.

She focuses on the “why” in government decision-making and stakeholder motivation in order to align priorities and ultimately collaborate with influencers to get results.

Prior to joining Ensight, Gooch spent time working for the provincial Liberal government, assuming increasingly integral roles in the OLP Office, Constituency and Queen’s Park MPP’s Offices, Minister’s Offices and the Office of the Premier. More recently, Gooch was acclaimed Secretary of the Ontario Liberal Party’s Executive Council.

She also previously served on the Executive of the Ontario Women’s Liberal Commission (federal and provincial), on the Board of Governors for the University of Windsor, and currently serves as the Chair of The Reading Partnership Steering Committee.

Often called upon as a speaker and moderator for civic roundtables in the Toronto area, Tiffany consults with numerous political campaigns, social enterprises and not-for-profit organizations on strategic communications, fundraising and business planning.

Ms. Gooch was live on our show talking about Black activism and political organization in Canada + Connecting the movement and building the momentum.

During our conversation, Ms. Gooch talked about:

– Some her background including being fifth generation Black Canadian
– How and when politics entered in her life
– How did she end up going to school in England
– The state of Black Canadian activism
– what effect is the current socio-political climate in America having an effect on Black Canadian activism
– What are African Canadians telling her that they would like to see change

You can find more about Ms. Gooch via:

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe


Brad Sanders is a comedian, actor and writer best known for the radio soap opera It’s Your World and the Clarence Update of CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful, for which he has received two Daytime Emmy Award nominations as writer/performer in the category of New Approaches in Daytime Entertainment. Millions of daytime television viewers recognize Sanders as “Clarence,” a cool, well-dressed character with an extensive hat collection, who provides a streetwise summary of the soap opera’s highlights each week.

Sanders, a Chicago native, attended Columbia College where he majored in television and radio production. After college, he moved to Los Angeles to further his career. Sanders is the owner and president of Babysitters Productions, the company he founded in 1989, which currently produces the Clarence Update and another online feature, An Inside Look at the News Inside the News, a news/comedy segment. Babysitters Productions has also created and syndicated radio programs including: On the Phone with Ti-Rone, in which Ti-Rone answers listener’s letters and phone calls with a little common sense advice; Gospel Ti-Rone, which focuses on the importance of having a personal relationship with God in handling life’s problems; What’s Poppin,’ a hip-hop dramedy; and It’s Your World, a fully produced short-form radio soap opera which aired daily on the Tom Joyner Morning Show for over 16 years. Co-created with comedian Myra Jay, It’s Your World showcased Sanders’ writing and production talents and was a national hit.

Comedy is where it all began. He decided to become a comedian for three reasons—he always enjoyed making people laugh, he loved the nightlife, plus “if you’re in show business, you get to go backstage.” While enjoying a career that spans television, radio, film and personal appearances, he continues to hone his skills in sketch writing, acting and voiceover classes, in addition to developing spec scripts for television sitcoms.

His ability to connect with audiences transcends the entertainment industry and has touched the lives of millions. In 2003, after 20 years of responding to thousands of letters, phone calls and emails from abused and discouraged women, he, along with media personality Deya Smith, co-founded Be Good to Women Day, an annual prayer vigil and community forum designed to honor women while addressing their safety and health issues. The national event is held in March during Women’s History Month. “The most important reason for honoring women,” says Sanders, “is that women are essential to the wellbeing of humanity. Women provide love. Nobody loves like a woman.”

Sanders believes his purpose as an entertainer is to provide laughter for people who need a break from the stresses of everyday life. “You can’t stay angry and laugh at the same time. Laughter can make your problems seem smaller. Sometimes, a good laugh can inspire hope.” He currently resides in Fayetteville, GA with his wife, the Reverend Joan Sanders. They have one daughter, Sadia Shamim Sanders, and are members of Flipper Chapel AME Church. They are also members of the Bryant Temple AME Church and Emmanuel-Turner AME Church families in Los Angeles, CA.

Recently, Mr. Sanders was on our show. During our conversation, Mr. Sanders talked about:

– Life growing up in Chicago
– His first big break in entertainment and some great stories
– how has the entertainment industry changed during his journey
– What he is working on

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The panelist for last Sunday’s show was Dr. Lawrence Rasheed.

Dr. Rasheed commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Frederica Wilson vs. Trump And Now John Kelly? Easy—Go With Wilson

The Dr. Vibe Show™: NFL Players Discover Their Power. Now How Should They Wield It?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What’s Stopping Poor People From Moving?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Men Share Their Stories Of Getting Divorced

The Dr. Vibe Show™: LeBron, Kyrie And The Complicated History Of Black Fathers And Sons

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Omowale Afrika, husband to LaToya, and father to Naima and Khairi, was born and raised in North Philadelphia. He attended William Penn High School, and was a graduate of the class of 2001. Shortly after graduating, he enrolled in the Philadelphia Diversity Apprenticeship Program to pursue a career in carpentry. Although the building trades did not provide the opportunity promised by the program, Omowale eventually began to volunteer his time with Men United for a Better Philadelphia, as a community organizer, and advocate against gun violence. His work with Men United led to an opportunity to partner with the School District of Philadelphia during the 2005-2006 school year, and subsequent employment with the City of Philadelphia’s – Adolescence Violence Reduction Program.

Omowale would go on to enroll in Northampton Community College in the Summer of 2008, and after obtaining an Associates of Arts in Business Administration, he transferred to Lehigh University, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business & Economics. Although professionally trained as a CPA, his education has always come from the wealth of walking libraries within the Black community. It is the latter type of experiential learning, that led him to service within the United Negro Improvement
Association (UNIA), where he served as the Division President at the International Head Quarters of the association.

In addition to his work as a community organizer, Omowale is also an essayist, and is currently penning his first book in an effort to raise the political consciousness of his generation. In this regard, Omowale considers his work to be an extension of the tradition started by Martin Robinson Delaney, but can also be found in the writings of Marcus Garvey, Harold Cruse, and other nationalist scholars whose production of educational content was largely outside of the academy.

Mr. Afrika was live on our show talking about his article White America’s Dirty Secret: The Fear of Black Manhood and Why We Lynch ‘Bad Niggers’.

During our conversation, Mr. Afrika talked about:

– Some of his background including one of the poorest zip code in Philadelphia
– The gift that his father gave him
– The background behind the article and his love of Black history
– How slavery removed the identity of Black men
– Black men and emasculation
– “The Black men is a fully depreciated asset.”
– What is Black manhood
– White supremacy … can Black win this battle on their own?
– What does being a Black man today mean?
– What does the Black man need to work on
– Why are Black people spiritually dead

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Dr. Vibe


The panelist for last Sunday’s show was: Dr. Lawrence Rasheed.

Dr. Rasheed commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Are So Many Men Confused About What Sexual Consent Means?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Makes Eminem’s BET Trump Diss Special

The Dr. Vibe Show™: You Should Always Have Black People Around To Consult On Lotion (And On Pepsi, HBO, the New York Times …)

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 5 Ways White People Can Fight White Supremacy

The Dr. Vibe Show™: It’s Not Class, It’s Race – Why America Can’t Move Forward Until It Addresses The Racial Wealth Gap

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Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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Dr. Vibe and Ms. Keyes host a conversation about the #JemeleHill and #DoveAd.

STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Galen BinghamJim Kennedy and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Las Vegas Is Only the Deadliest Shooting In US History Because They Don’t Count Black Lives

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Privilege Of White Individuality

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Enormous Emotional Toll Of Trumpism

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 5 Ways To Overcome An Absent Father

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Black Men Should Applaud The Development Of A Black Woman’s Movement And Political Agenda

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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Steven Kiges (pron. Key-jez) is the co-founder and director of The Coach Training AcademyThe Coach Training Academy is a professional, International Coach Federation accredited coach training school. Graduates have gone on to both build very successful solo coaching practices as well as taking their coaching skills to corporate positions including Microsoft, Google, and NASA, just to name a few.

Steve is a is an experienced Master coach with over 5000 coaching hours and over 10,000 hours mentoring people that want to become exceptional coaches or as he puts it “artistic agents of change”. To the coaching world, he brings both his own past struggles of growing up in a very dysfunction home, depressed, suicidal and at one point topping the scales at over 410 pounds. Professionally his first career was as a professional musician having attended The Juilliard School, playing various orchestras and as a university lecturer. After leaving music he then went on to build one of the largest Dental Software companies in North America and after selling that, followed his life’s passion of helping others. Dedicating himself to his core philosophy that “no one breezes through life…we all have our unique struggles. With the right support and environment, everyone can live life with purpose and passion often exceeding what they think is possible for themselves. His life is a testament of that philosophy.

To coaching, and coach training Steven brings a full background in neurosciences including; crisis counseling, emotional intelligence, Time Line Specialist, Master of Communication and a trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

During this episode of the Learn To Coach series, Steve talked about:

Practice Makes Perfect – A Coaches Perspective

During our conversation, Steve talked about:

– That coaches are explorers
– How coaches should not be advice givers
– The for coaches to practice perfectly
– Should coaches coach on subject that they are not an expert in?
– “It is throught the exploration of the issue is when the magic happens in coaching.”
– Types of practice
– Mentoring
– The importance for a coach to stay engaged with the community (Environment – Community – Facebook)

You can find more information about coaching and The Coach Training Academy via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Learn To Be A Coach

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page here

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelist for last Sunday show was: LeRon L. Barton.

The Mr. Barton discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump Sent 18 Tweets On Puerto Rico On Saturday. And Made Things A Whole Lot Worse

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Until The NCAA Solves The Money Problem And Pays Athletes Its Problems Will Continue

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Men Still Watching The NFL Are Running Out Of Excuses

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Patriotism Is For Black People

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Is The Price Tag On A Black Life?

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Some of the conversation topics were:

– The meaning of taking a knee for Black Americans
– Should today’s Black athlete be political
– Body shaming of women and men including how Jazz has been body shamed
– How to deal with body shaming and its future

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Dr. Lawrence Rasheed and Jonathan O. Shaw.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Liberal MP Rocks ‘Dope’ Braids To Draw Attention To Body Shaming

The Dr. Vibe Show™: NFL Stars Erupt In Anger Over Donald Trump’s ‘Son Of A Bitch’ Speech

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Happened To Trump’s Favorite Blacks?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: White Supremacy Is American History

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Straight Black Men Are The White People Of Black People

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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Steven Kiges (pron. Key-jez) is the co-founder and director of The Coach Training AcademyThe Coach Training Academy is a professional, International Coach Federation accredited coach training school. Graduates have gone on to both build very successful solo coaching practices as well as taking their coaching skills to corporate positions including Microsoft, Google, and NASA, just to name a few.

Steve is a is an experienced Master coach with over 5000 coaching hours and over 10,000 hours mentoring people that want to become exceptional coaches or as he puts it “artistic agents of change”. To the coaching world, he brings both his own past struggles of growing up in a very dysfunction home, depressed, suicidal and at one point topping the scales at over 410 pounds. Professionally his first career was as a professional musician having attended The Juilliard School, playing various orchestras and as a university lecturer. After leaving music he then went on to build one of the largest Dental Software companies in North America and after selling that, followed his life’s passion of helping others. Dedicating himself to his core philosophy that “no one breezes through life…we all have our unique struggles. With the right support and environment, everyone can live life with purpose and passion often exceeding what they think is possible for themselves. His life is a testament of that philosophy.

To coaching, and coach training Steven brings a full background in neurosciences including; crisis counseling, emotional intelligence, Time Line Specialist, Master of Communication and a trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

During this episode of the Learn To Coach series, Steve talked about:

How Does A Coach Learn And Grow?

During our conversation, Steve talked about:

– The background behind the International Coaching Federation
– How can coaches grow and the importance to a coach that they continue to grow
– The type of courses that coaches can take to improve and how the courses have changed over the years
– Some of the courses that Steve has taken

You can find more information about coaching and The Coach Training Academy via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Learn To Be A Coach

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page here

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Recently, they talked with Chetachi Egwu about Media, Tech And Pop Culture.

Some of the conversation topics were:

– The lack of diversity behind the camera
– The challenge for new content creators of getting content to a wider audience
– How the same people are getting access to a wider audience
– The ways that new media is just like old media and what can be done to change this situation
– “People of color sometimes you have go first and ask for permission later”
– What is preventing more Blacks to have increased distribution access … how to more forward

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 such as Periscope.

Some of the conversation topics were:

– The lack of diversity behind the camera
– The challenge for new content creators of getting content to a wider audience
– How the same people are getting access to a wider audience
– The ways that new media is just like old media and what can be done to change this situation
– “People of color sometimes you have go first and ask for permission later”
– What is preventing more Blacks to have increased distribution access and how to move forward

You can connect with Dr. Egwu via:

Twitter

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


12th Annual Textur’d Hair & Beauty Show, formerly the TORONTO NATURAL HAIR & BEAUTY SHOW, on September 23rd – 24th, 2017, at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre located at 6 Garamond Drive in Toronto, Ontario.

With a focus on reshaping our perception of natural hair and emphasizing its beauty to dissolve racial stereotypes, the Toronto Naturals Hair & Beauty Show provides attendees with an atmosphere of positivity, promoting natural hair, natural health and natural beauty.

This is a family event welcoming all people and encompasses over 50 exhibitors, interactive workshops, fashion & hair shows and live entertainment. At the show, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about various styling tips for natural hair, holistic health, fashion and much more!

This is Toronto’s longest running show on natural hair, health and beauty for people from the African Diaspora. Since its inception in 2003, the show has been a huge success, starting off as a one-day (4 hour) event with about 90 participants, to now a full two-day event with over 1000 visitors including international guests. This annual event continues to expand every year due to the fast growing number of African-Canadian women who are returning to wearing their hair in its natural state.

We take the feedback from our customers, vendors and sponsors seriously and have incorporated a system within our plan to ensure we identify and correct any gaps as well as build upon our strengths. As a result, we expect an even bigger, bolder and stronger 2016 Toronto Natural Hair & Beauty Show!

Recently, Stephanie Joseph, Founder/Executive Producer of the Textur’d Hair & Beauty Show was on our show.

Ms. Joseph was joined one the show by one of the guest speakers for this year’s Textur’d Hair & Beauty Show, Dr. Nadine Wong.

Dr. Nadine Wong is an immigrant of Jamaica who has called Canada home for over 20 years. She is the C.E.O of Alabaster Wellness Clinic, founder of Alabaster Gate Children’s Charity, creator of Alabaster Beauty Ointment Products, and author of “What If Your Hair Could Speak, What Would it Say?” “Revelation of my Hair Chronicle”, and currently, completing her third book, Sex- In my Christian Bed.

Dr. Wong has always been intrigued with human anatomy and physiology. After obtaining certificates in Psychology and Interpersonal Group Skills from Centennial College, and from Marvel Beauty School she obtained Hairdressing Diploma and Black Hair Dressing Certification. She furthered studies in Cosmetology and advance studies on Ethnic Hair at Dudley University, North Carolina. Dr. Wong obtained her Doctorate in Cosmetology from the Dillard University and another Doctorate in Trichology from The International Institute of Trichology, Huntsville, Alabama (board certified with the American Drugless Association). Her academic journey came full circle at the California State Christian University where she majored in Psychotherapy. There she has obtained her General Practice Psychotherapist (GPP) and Clinical Psychotherapy accreditations. Presently, she is completing studies in Pharmacology and Food Science at Durham College.

Dr. Wong’s mandate is through scientific research validate health is to be view as one unit. The issues of mental health, application of cosmetics, and consumption of foods are a ramification as a result of exposure to products.

Dr. Wong is a Board Member of the following organizations: The World Organization of Natural MedicineThe Board of Integrative Medicine (www.boim.org), The Board of Natural Medicine, Education Beyond BordersThe Black Hair Dresser Association(Canadian Chapter) and The National Beauty Culture League Inc., Washington DC. In addition to her practice, Dr. Wong is a sought after Motivational Speaker.

In 2013 she was the recipient of Harry Jerome Health Science AwardThe Breakfast Club Award, also the 2003 Achievement Award, 2002 Trichology Student of the Year, and 2001 Pioneer Award. She also functioned as a guest Health advisor contributor on G98.7 FM (CKFG) and Spirit Radio Songs of Solomon. Her personal aspiration is to unlock the harmony of individual’s mind through education based on complete wellness involving the mind, body and spirit.

In 2010, Alabaster Gate Children’s Charity was established Dr. Nadine Wong, based on her desire that every child should be able to have an education and develop vital life skills. That each child should have the freedom to focus only on the lessons being taught in school, and not be distracted with concerns of a hot meal or finances to obtain the necessary school items. The charity also has grown and now includes The International Skype Education Project.

Dr. Wong is an active member of the following Organizations:

The World Organization of Natural Medicine
The Board of Integrative Medicine
Board of Natural Medicine Doctors and Practitioners-North America
Education Beyond Borders
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

You can find out more about Dr. Wong via:

Website
Facebook
Linkedin
Twitter

During our conversation, the ladies talked about:

– Stephanie shared some of her background and some of the show’s background
– Dr. Wong give some her background and her relationship with the show
– How the natural hair movement evolved over the years
– The significance of Black women’s hair in relationship to Black history
– How the show has grown and evolved and the demographic of the attendees
– Dr. Vong shares some great information on Black hair
– The fact that younger Black people getting into the natural hair industry
– That Dr. Vibe does not have a “hill and gully ride head”
– Stephanie shares about the all the workshops happening
– The lack of Blacks manufacturing natural hair products
– Why did Stephanie change the name of the show and why should men come to the show
– Their hopes and concerns about the future of the natural hair industry
– Why are they excited about this year’s show

If you missed the Toronto Natural Hair & Beauty Show in 2016, you cannot afford to miss it this year!

Tickets are $25 for in advance for Saturday, and $30 at the door. $20 for Sunday. A weekend pass is $35. Children under 12 receive FREE admission.

For interviews, to learn more about this event or are interested in becoming a sponsor or vendor, please visit here, send an e-mail to info@torontonaturals.ca or call 647-858-4247

You can Find out more information about the 12th Annual Textur’d Hair & Beauty Show via:

Website
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Jim Kennedy and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Men, Competition And Jealousy – A Potentially Destructive Force

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Sh_t Finally Hits The Fan In St. Louis… Like We Said It Would

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Jemele Hill And Trump – How The White House Ignores Racism

The Dr. Vibe Show™: America’s Shameful History Of Voter Suppression

The Dr. Vibe Show™: An Astonishing Percentage Of Americans Believe White People Are ‘Under Attack.’ Here’s Why They’re Wrong

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Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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Elwood Watson is Professor of History and African American Studies at East Tennessee State University. His latest co-authored book is Violence Against Black Bodies:An Intersectional Analysis of How Black Lives Continue to Matter (Routledge Press, 2017). He is the author of Outsiders Within: Black Women In The Legal Academy After Brown V. Board (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008). He is the editor and co-editor of several volumes including Generation Speaks: Voices from Academia (Scarecrow Press, 2013), Beginning a Career in Academia: A Guide for Graduate Students of Color (Routledge, 2015), The Oprah Phenomenon (University of Kentucky Press, 2007), Performing American Masculinity: The Twenty First Century Man in Popular Culture (Indiana University Press, 2011). His most recent co-authored book is HBO Girls: The Awkward Politics of Gender, Race and Privilege (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015). He was the special guest editor for a special issue of the journal Intellect entitled Masculinity in the 21st Century. He is currnetly working on two books , one that looks at race in the present day and the other that looks at masculitny in the present.

Mr. Watson will be live on our show tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern/6 p.m. Pacific. He will be talking about his article I’m Not Black, I’m OJ.

– Where did Black America sit with OJ during his athlete and entertainment days
– Memories of OJ Simpson’s first trial and the impact of his acquittal
– what effect has OJ’s journey had on America’s opinion on Black men
– How is America going to handle being a free man
– What does the title of the article mean
– What would he like to ask OJ
– The reaction to the article
– What will people say about OJ fourty years from now
– What should Black America take away from OJ

You can connect with Dr. Watson via:

Twitter
Email

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Recently, Dr. Vibe and Ms. Keyes talked with Chiaku Hanson about her book THE MALE CODE.

Chiaku Hanson is a very discerned & spiritual woman. She is honest, unique and eclectic. Ms. Hanson has a male decoded blog, Male Decoded, where she decodes the male psyche. She is a Doctoral Candidate of Clinical Psychology. Her interests in psychology are: Spiritual Psychology; Psychoanalysis & NeuroPsychology. Spirit- Mind-Body.

During the conversation, Ms. Hanson talked about:

– Why does she write about men
– How hbeing raised in a two parent household effected her opinions on men
– The background behind the book
– Why do men open up to her and the fact that men are not simple
– One of thing that we need to know about men
– “Silence drives a man crazy.”
– Suggestions on how ladies get the silence out of the man and how to make a man purr like a cat
– How safety is different for men and women
– How she can tell if a man is insecure
– How much is society coding men
– The importance for men to stand up for themselves
– “Treat people the way they need to be treated.”
– How black feminism is effecting black manhood
– “In the Black environment, there are too many queens and not enough kings.”
– Have Black men and women come to understanding about shared roles
– Will Black women allow Black men to spend time with their children?
– What does the title of the book mean

You can connect with Ms. Hanson via:

Website
Twitter
Email

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for Sunday’s show were: LeRon L. Barton and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Character Assassination Of Michael Bennett Continues – LVMPD Investigating Alleged ‘Altercation’ That Happened Before His Encounter With Police

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Will ‘BlackOut’ Be The Movement To Shut Down The NFL?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Using Black Celebrities To Push Pop, Pudding And Politics

The Dr. Vibe Show™: ‘Ban The Box’ Laws May Be Harming Young Black Men Seeking Jobs

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 5 Ways Black Men Can Succeed In Corporate America

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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Dr. Kami J. Anderson has published extensively in both English and Spanish in scholarly and trade journals as well as in national US news publications. She has traveled to 17 countries across the globe for academic and professional endeavors. She is a strong advocate for study abroad in particular for students of color. A loving mother to four wonderful, bilingual children, Kami has a vested interest in the construction of identity with bilingualism. She has published the book, Language, Identity and Choice: Raising Bilingual Children in a Global Society (2015, Lexington Books) which talks about her own experiences raising her children bilingual.

Dr. Anderson was on our show talking about Why Black Children Should Know Many Languages.

During our conversation, Dr. Anderson talked about:

– How did she become passionate about bilingualism
– What values did her mother instill in her
– Some of her journey travelling to various countries around the world
– “It is easier to talk about my Blackness in Spanish than English.”
– Why did she decide to raise her bilingual and biLiterate
– The initial reaction by Blacks students about being bilingual and biliterate about raising children
– What do they do as a family to maintain bilingual and bicultural mindset
– The story behind Bilingual Brown Babies – Website and if there is any push back from parents
– The decrease in funding of public schools and its effect on learning languages
– Why do many Black families do not pay attention to they children learning languages
– What parents will gain from Bilingual Brown Babies – Website
– What countries that she would like to take her children too
– How important knowing many languages to Black America’s future
– The response from the Latino America community about Bilingual Brown Babies – Website

You can connect with Dr. Anderson via:

The Color Of Language
Black Away From Home
Bilingual Brown Babies – Twitter
Black Away From Home – Twitter
Bilingual Brown Babies – Instagram
Dr. Kami J. Anderson – Website
Bilingual Brown Babies – Website
Email

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Jim Kennedy and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Republicans Despair Over Trump’s Response To Charlottesville

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Race And Class Are The Biggest Issues Around Hurricane Harvey And We Need To Start Talking About Them

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Women And Girls May Run The World, But They’re Not Safe In It

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black People Should Never, Ever, Ever, Ever Call the Police … Unless 1 Of These 10 Things Just Happened

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Dear Black Men (From King To Underdog)

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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Chiaku Hanson is a very discerned & spiritual woman. She is honest, unique and eclectic. Ms. Hanson has a male decoded blog, Male Decoded, where she decodes the male psyche. She is a Doctoral Candidate of Clinical Psychology. Her interests in psychology are: Spiritual Psychology; Psychoanalysis & NeuroPsychology. Spirit- Mind-Body.

Ms. Hanson was on our show talking about her article Healing Black People.

During our conversation, Ms. Hanson talked about:

– Some of her background comparing life in California compared to going to school in Virginia
– Life growing up with a helicopter dad
– Why she had at great experience at Virginia Tech University and a not so great experience in Washington
– How did she start he journey into the world of psycology
– Her parents influence with education on her life
– The story behind the article
– Black people’s attitude toward psycology
– Post Truamatic Slave Syndrome
– “Anger is accepted but show emotion is rejected.”
– Her thought that Blacks had issues before slavery
– Blacks and transference
– Some take homes when it comes to Blacks and psychology

You can connect with Ms. Hanson via:

Website
Twitter
Email

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Rodney Kellum and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists will be discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Public Face Of Antifa

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 3 Facts That Prove The Reality Of White Supremacy

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Americans Don’t Trust Our Healthcare System — Here’s Why

The Dr. Vibe Show™: A Black Man Undercover In The Alt-Right

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Healing Black People

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Rodney Kellum and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists will be discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Public Face Of Antifa

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 3 Facts That Prove The Reality Of White Supremacy

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Americans Don’t Trust Our Healthcare System — Here’s Why

The Dr. Vibe Show™: A Black Man Undercover In The Alt-Right

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Healing Black People

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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D’Juan Hopewell is a career advocate for oppressed people. His work has been instrumental in passing major legislation in the Maryland General Assembly, including marriage equality, the Dream Act and retirement security. His anti-hunger work resulted in an unprecedented funding increase from the legislature toward school breakfast programs for children. D’Juan currently runs a blog, HopewellThought.com and contributes for the HuffPost and Blavity.com. His current focus as an entrepreneur is creating jobs on the South Side of Chicago.

Mr. Hopewell will be live on our show tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern/6 p.m. Pacific. He will be talking about his article Trump Isn’t Our Biggest Enemy: It’s Uncle Tom (Pt. 1).

During our conversation, Mr. Hopewell talked about:

– An interesting Biblical story in regards to current state of race in America
– The background behind the “Uncle Tom” series of articles
– His thought that the Black church tradition has some elements that hinders Black liberation
– Some of his concerns with TD Jakes
– Why does he feel that there is not more questioning of the Black church
– Ways that the Black church can help Blacks
– Why does he not have hope for the Black church
– The challenge with the Black church attracting young Blacks
– The reaction to the post

You can connect with Mr. Hopewell via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelist for last Sunday’s show was Curtis Brooks.

Mr. Brooks commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: After Getting The Boot, Bannon Wants To Go To War? Great, Let Them Hos Fight

The Dr. Vibe Show™: It Wasn’t Just White Men Who Participated In The ‘Unite The Right’ Rally

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The ‘War On Whites’ Is A Myth — And An Ugly One

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Battle Over Confederate Statues, Explained

The Dr. Vibe Show™: For Black People Who Have To Deal With White People This Week

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe

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STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Our this episode of STUFF, Dr. Vibe and Ms. Keyes continued the conversation Is Education Still The Great Equalizer For Blacks?.

The special guest for this conversation tonight was Dr. Marvin Thompson.

Dr. Marvin Thompson is an educational leader who has spent the majority of his 25 years in the educational field turning around schools in challenged communities. The scope of his experiences in schools range from pre-school director, elementary teacher to district superintendent.

In 2003, his efforts led to his school being recognized as one of the top 15 most changed schools in America through the National School Change Award Program. He served on the Virginia Academic Review Steering Committee, which reviewed, revised and developed school performance standards which are currently being used in states across America. He has served on Governor Mark Warner’s Economic Development committees and Governor Tim Kane’s early childhood committee.

As the Chief Academic Officer of a charter school in New Orleans, Dr. Thompson was featured in Oprah Winfrey’s Blackboard Wars, a nationally televised documentary bringing light to the challenges facing urban schools in America. The program received many awards including CableFax’s Best DocumentaryThe CINE Golden Eagle Award and the New York Festival’s TV and Film Award.

Dr. Thompson has many televison and radio apprearances including the CBS Morning NewsThe Tavis Smiley ShowLA Today, and CNN: Headline News as an educational commentator. In 2013, he was a speaker at the Steve Harvey Mentoring Camp for Boys and the Indiana Black Expo. Dr. Thompson was most recently an invited guest of the White House to speak at the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Convention in Washington, D.C., to discuss the challenges facing boys in challenged communities.

Currently Dr. Thompson is the President and CEO of EmpowerED, and educational Consulting firm specializing in organizational systems development. His company has worked with schools across America from rural districts to some of the largest and most challenged such as the Los Angeles Unified School District. In 2009, Dr. Thompson was an invited member of the International Exchange of Scholars to assist the University of South Africa, the 4th largest university in the world, in revising its educational curriculum. These efforts will influence over fifty percent of the teacher workforce in the continent of Africa.

Dr. Thompson received his Ed.D. degree in Leadership & Policy Studies from The George Washington University, an M.ED in Administration & Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.A. in Psychology and Education from Randolph Macon College in Virginia.

Some of the topics discussed during the conversation were:

– What is mindset of new teachers and are they ready to handle children of color and equalization
– Leadership and teaching
– How can education can become an equalizer for Blacks
– Why he feels that education does not matter for Blacks
– The biggest barriers for many young Black children when it comes to school
– The lack of Black teachers in the classroom
– Has integration of the school system been successful for Blacks
– What things from the pre-integration can be used today when it comes the education
– Call to actions for Black parents when it comes to education

You can find out more about Dr. Thompson via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


Tommy J. Curry is a Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. He is a Ray A. Rothrock Fellow and has commented on social matters in venues ranging from Forbes, to Sirius XM. He is the author of over 50 articles on issues of racism, anti-Black violence, and the institutionalization of Black male death. He is working on a forthcoming books on Black male vulnerability entitled the Man-Not, and the Eschatology of Kanye West. Dr. Curry is a strong advocate and thinker for the reconceptualization of Black men and boys. He is adamant that the arguments used to justify their death and incarceration by Black and white scholars alike must be challenged.

Dr. Curry was be live on our show talking his book The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood and the subject The Need To Study Black Males Beyond Pathology.

During our conversation, Dr. Curry talked about:

– The story behind the book and what the book is about
– Dealing with incorrect assumptions of Black men
– The emotional effect on Black men of a negative sexual perception of Black men
– The lack of discussion about how many Black men are depressed and their lack of representation in colleges university
– The importance of studying the mistreatment of Black women … Is it more important than the study of mistreatment of Black men
– How did he come up with the title of the book
– The myth of Black men abandoning their homes and women and the violence of poverty against Black men
– His thoughts on Black feminism
– Racialized men as victims of rape
– The political economy and Black men
– His thoughts on Charlottesville

You can contact Dr. Curry via:

Twitter
Email

Please click here to purchase Dr. Curry’s book The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood.

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


Steven Kiges (pron. Key-jez) is the co-founder and director of The Coach Training AcademyThe Coach Training Academy is a professional, International Coach Federation accredited coach training school. Graduates have gone on to both build very successful solo coaching practices as well as taking their coaching skills to corporate positions including Microsoft, Google, and NASA, just to name a few.

Steve is a is an experienced Master coach with over 5000 coaching hours and over 10,000 hours mentoring people that want to become exceptional coaches or as he puts it “artistic agents of change”. To the coaching world, he brings both his own past struggles of growing up in a very dysfunction home, depressed, suicidal and at one point topping the scales at over 410 pounds. Professionally his first career was as a professional musician having attended The Juilliard School, playing various orchestras and as a university lecturer. After leaving music he then went on to build one of the largest Dental Software companies in North America and after selling that, followed his life’s passion of helping others. Dedicating himself to his core philosophy that “no one breezes through life…we all have our unique struggles. With the right support and environment, everyone can live life with purpose and passion often exceeding what they think is possible for themselves. His life is a testament of that philosophy.

To coaching, and coach training Steven brings a full background in neurosciences including; crisis counseling, emotional intelligence, Time Line Specialist, Master of Communication and a trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

During this episode of the Learn To Coach series, Steve talked about:

The Business Side Of Coaching

During our conversation, Steve talked about:

– How procrastination is one of the biggest problems for many people
– Nominalization
– How procrastination is misleading
– Define-Constructions
– How procrastination keeps us from the truth
– Coaching the action not the label

You can find more information about coaching and The Coach Training Academy via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Learn To Be A Coach

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


Vernon Lindsay is a consultant, writer, and, practitioner of the African Brazilian martial art called capoeira, capoeirista.

He is a passionate, creative, and experienced individual who wants to help your organization achieve maximum results in diversity and inclusion, personal development, and well-being.

Mr. Lindsay is a business and educational consultant, writer, and capoeirista. He provides workshops that analyze and offer tangible solutions concerning diversity and inclusion, personal development, and well-being. This work derives from his experiences as a college professor, business owner, husband, and father.

Mr. Lindsay was live our show talking about his article When Pretty Boys Become Men.

During our conversation, Mr. Lindsay talked about:

– Some of his background including growing up in Chicago including growing up as the only boy with five sisters and some of the conflicts growing up as a man
– The relationship between his father (who is a minister) and him
– The background behind the article
– The challenges that he faced with masculinity growing up compared to the challenges that Black boys face today
– How has his family’s move to Mexico impacted the raising his sons
– His message for Black men
– What he wants to make sure that his sons know
– What message would he would like Black women and Black men to get from the article

You can contact Mr. Lindsay via:

Website
Facebook
Instagram
Linkedin
Twitter

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe


The scheduled panelists for last Sunday’s show were: LeRon Barton and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: One Dead And 19 Injured As Car Strikes Crowds Along Route Of White Nationalist Rally In Charlottesville

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Hollywood Hates Black Love

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 50 Greatest Black Athletes

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why White People Feel Oppressed, Explained

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Does America Have An Appetite For The Death Of Black Men?

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Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe

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STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Dr. Vibe and Ms. Keyes hosted the conversation Black Women And Entrepreneurship. Their special guest was Kike-Lola Odusanya.

Our special guest for our conversation tonight is Kike Odusanya.

Kike-Lola Odusanya is the founder of My Boss Is Me, a virtual global business and personal development firm. She’s a “serial entrepreneur” and a network marketing industry professional best known for a straight-shooting, results-driven approach to business and life.

Kike-Lola believes entrepreneurial experience encompasses life skills that all women should develop as a way to reach their fullest potential. That’s why she refers to the entrepreneurial experience as the ultimate life skill. She is on a mission to help women around the world see their deepest desires and dreams come to fruition through what she calls “the gift of entrepreneurship.”

She realizes business ownership is not for everyone, but Odusanya believes all women can benefit by exploring the mindset, talents, and knowledge of successful entrepreneurs and take control of their lives, proudly declaring, My Boss Is Me.

During the conversation Jazz and Kike talked about:

– What got Kike into entrepreneurship and some of her entrepreneurship
– “Mommy Guilt”
– Why they feel that Black women are the biggest influx of new entrepreneurs
– Profitability vs. passion
– Knowing your value
– The importance of getting help and being around the right people, the importance of mentorship and what they look for in a mentor
– What have they learned from some of their failures
– A piece of advice for a Black women who are starting the entrepreneurship journey

You can contact Ms. Odusanya via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page at “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Galen BinghamJim Kennedy and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists will be discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Let’s Talk About Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump’s Allies Are Taking Over the Media And Creating Their Own Reality

The Dr. Vibe Show™: NAACP Issues First-Ever Travel Advisory For A State – Missouri

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why The Next Black President Could Be A Republican

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Of Course The Trump Justice Department Wants To Target Affirmative Action

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Dr. Vibe

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Lover of words, flowers, and anything sweet, Tamara Grant has a passion for writing. She spent several years ghostwriting romance novels and short stories and is currently back to publishing under her own name. Obsessed with Love and Hallmark Movies, lattes, and red lipstick, Tamara writes from a feminine perspective on Love, relationships, and life. Originally from Baltimore, MD, Tamara spent twelve years working as a licensed clinical social worker in Atlanta and currently works as an Intuitive Life Coach helping women discover their Divine Feminine.

A mother of two; a thirteen year old son and a six year old daughter, Tamara is an avid Baltimore Ravens fan who also loves watching boxing, MMA, and football.

Ms. Grant was live on our show talking about his article How The Divine Feminine Will Bring Back The Black Family.

During our conversation, Ms. Grant talked about:

– Some of her background including life growing up in Baltimore leaving Baltimore to go to Atlanta
– How did she into the area of social work and why she left it after many years
– the difference between for her between social work and coaching (what she is doing now)
– The story behind the article
– Some concerns that she has about some Black women
– The difference between aggressive and assertive and the importance for Black women in understanding this
– Her reaction to women who feel that men are not necessary in their lives
– Her thoughts on why there is a disconnect between Black men and Black women
– Why she feels that Black women are the key to restoring many Black families
– What does “divine feminine” look like
– The need to switch back to some traditional values
– The difference between sexual vs. sensual
– Her message for Black men
– Love, Light, Lucid (Facebook)

You can connect with Ms. Grant via:

Zen Publishing Company
Love, Light, Lucid (Women’s Only Facebook Group)
Twitter
Tumblr
Instagram
HuffPost

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page here

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


Steven Kiges (pron. Key-jez) is the co-founder and director of The Coach Training AcademyThe Coach Training Academy is a professional, International Coach Federation accredited coach training school. Graduates have gone on to both build very successful solo coaching practices as well as taking their coaching skills to corporate positions including Microsoft, Google, and NASA, just to name a few.

Steve is a is an experienced Master coach with over 5000 coaching hours and over 10,000 hours mentoring people that want to become exceptional coaches or as he puts it “artistic agents of change”. To the coaching world, he brings both his own past struggles of growing up in a very dysfunction home, depressed, suicidal and at one point topping the scales at over 410 pounds. Professionally his first career was as a professional musician having attended The Juilliard School, playing various orchestras and as a university lecturer. After leaving music he then went on to build one of the largest Dental Software companies in North America and after selling that, followed his life’s passion of helping others. Dedicating himself to his core philosophy that “no one breezes through life…we all have our unique struggles. With the right support and environment, everyone can live life with purpose and passion often exceeding what they think is possible for themselves. His life is a testament of that philosophy.

To coaching, and coach training Steven brings a full background in neurosciences including; crisis counseling, emotional intelligence, Time Line Specialist, Master of Communication and a trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

During this episode of the Learn To Coach series, Steve talked about:

The Business Side Of Coaching

During our conversation, Steve talked about:

Why is coaching such a hot topic and coaches in high demand?
What are the opportunities in building a coaching practice?
What coaching areas are people gravitating too?
Why are more and more companies hiring external coaches?
The challenge of Selecting a niche or specialization?
What about multiple niches?
What if I still have some of the same issues as my clients do i.e. not perfect?
Coaching Logistics – Where to do the actual sessions?
What are the ways of offering coaching services?

You can find more information about coaching and The Coach Training Academy via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook fan page here

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,


Dr. Vibe


We would like to apologize for the poor audio quality at times during this conversation.

D’Juan Hopewell is a career advocate for oppressed people. His work has been instrumental in passing major legislation in the Maryland General Assembly, including marriage equality, the Dream Act and retirement security. His anti-hunger work resulted in an unprecedented funding increase from the legislature toward school breakfast programs for children. D’Juan currently runs a blog, HopewellThought.com and contributes for the HuffPost and Blavity.com. His current focus as an entrepreneur is creating jobs on the South Side of Chicago.

Mr. Hopewell was our on our show talking about his article How Could We Have So Much Hate For Umar, But Love R. Kelly?.

During our conversation, Mr. Hopewell talked about:

– Some of his background including life growing up as a preacher’s kid, how he hated school
– Dropping out of university and being unemployed for three years
– Why did he write the article
– His belief that many men are unconsciously sexist and the root causes for this
– Why the world is unsafe for Black women and who is responsible for this situation
– Why he hasn’t spoken about this issue with Black men
– His thoughts on the current state of relationships with Black women and Black men
– Reaction to the article
– His call to action for Black men and Black women

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, 

Dr. Vibe 

 


Victor A. Kwansa, Esq. is an attorney, education advocate, poet, and essayist from Prince George’s County, Maryland. He received a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University in 2008, and he graduated from Harvard Law School in 2011. His essays have been featured in Blavity and a Yale booklet for incoming freshmen. While at Yale, Victor co-founded WORD, a performance poetry group. His poetry has been featured in Essence magazine, CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art and Action, and Yale’s student publication, Sphere. In 2010, he was featured in The Root‘s online gallery of up-and-coming artists and entrepreneurs. He has spoken and/or performed at universities, K-12 schools, community centers, and even once while visiting a former slave camp in Ghana, his parents’ home country. His website features his poetry and essays regarding social justice issues and black historical figures.

Mr. Kwansa was on our show talking about his article How The Black Panther Movie Can Impact The Children Of The Black Lives Matter Movement.

During our conversation, Mr. Kwansa talked about:

– Some of his background including being raised by parents from Ghana and the values that his parent instilled in him
– Why did he pursue law as a profession
– How social justice and poetry become part of his life
– The background behind the article
– His thoughts on #BlackLivesMatter and his concerns when it comes to Black youth and their future
– The relationship between the Black Panther movie and African society and how the Black Panther movie can help all Blacks
– The reaction to the article and what would he like the impact of his article to be
– His memories of visiting Ghana
– What does he feel is the future of the #BlackLivesMatter movement
– What is up next for him

You can contact Mr. Kwanza via:

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, 

Dr. Vibe 

 


Alfred Edmond Jr. is senior vice president/Editor-at-Large of BLACK ENTERPRISE. He is a content leader, brand representative and expert resource for all of the media platforms under the BLACK ENTERPRISE brand. Edmond is responsible for helping to set and enforce quality standards for the editorial content of BlackEnterprise; and the Our World with Black Enterprise and Women of Power television shows.

From 2008 through 2010, Edmond held the position of senior vice president/editor-in-chief of BlackEnterprise.com, responsible for the development of the Website’s content, as well as the hiring and overall supervision of the editorial staff. In this position, Edmond played an important leadership role in the transition of BLACK ENTERPRISE from print magazine publisher to a digital-first multimedia content company.

From 2000 through 2008, Edmond held the position of senior vice president/editor-in-chief of BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine. During his tenure as chief editor of BLACK ENTERPRISE (beginning in 1995 when he was named executive editor), the magazine’s circulation more than doubled to a rate base of 525,000 for 2008. In addition, the magazine earned nine Folio: Editorial Excellence (Eddie) Awards in the business/finance consumer magazines category, a Griot Award from the New York Association of Black Journalists, and more than a dozen other editorial and design awards under his leadership. An award-winning reporter and editor, he has been recognized by TJFR Business News Reporter as one of America’s 100 Most Influential Financial Journalists and was named to the Folio: 40 list of the most influential people in the magazine industry by Folio: Magazine in 2007.

Edmond appears regularly on television and nationally syndicated radio, including serving as host of WVON 1690 Chicago’s The Urban Business Roundtable weekly radio show; commentator on PBS’ Nightly Business Report; contributor to American Express OPEN Forum and The Doug Banks Show radio program; and guest expert on MSNBC’s Your Business and CNN. A nationally recognized expert on business and economic trends, Edmond is a highly sought-after public speaker and moderator.

Mr. Edmond Jr. was on our show talking about BE Modern Man.

BE Modern Man is an integrative program that honors the essence, image and accomplishments of today’s man of color.

With features of today’s leaders, executives, creatives, students, politicians, entrepreneurs, professionals and agents of change – these men share the common thread of creating a new normal while setting the bar in tech, art, philanthropy, business and beyond. The BE Modern Man is making a positive impact, his way, and has a story to tell.

During our conversation, Mr. Edmond Jr. talked about:

– Some of his background including how he got involved in media starting in college
– The day he was hired by Black Enterprise March 4, 1987
– The story behind BE Modern Man
– The Black Male Excel Summit in August 2017
– Some key moments during the journey of BE Modern Man
– Common success traits of the men that are featured
– What has made this initiative so successful
– His thoughts about Black men at this time
– How can Black men help each other
– What is next for BE Modern Man
– Black women’s response to BE Modern Man

To find out more about BE Modern Man go to:

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For more information about the BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT which is being held at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Aug. 30–Sept. 3rd, 2017 click here. Click here to read an article on the BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT.

To receive $100 off the registration fee for the BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT go here and use the promo code: BEFFMK.

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Jaydahmann is a hip hop artist and a trailblazing advocate for marginalized communities. His musical career skyrocketed in 2008 with the release of his first single, “Anything”, dominating both Toronto’s Flow 93.5 OTA Live and 93.7 WBLK’s Unsigned Hype’s number 1 spots. Jaydahmann’s electrifying live performances have captivated audiences at a number of Toronto festivals including the Toronto Live Green Festival, the Chinatown Festival and the If I Ruled TO – Youth Summit. Jaydahmann has shared the stage with hip-hop heavyweights such as ONYX, The Clipse and Bow Wow and receives the call when the city is seeking a profound voice for musical and social justice knowledge as witnessed recently when he was an industry expert for the Urbanology Magazine “Speak Out On Violence” project and moderated the Regent Park Film Festival.

Jaydahmann was on our show talking about the Power Of Influence conference that he is organizing that is being held in Toronto on July 29, 2017.

During our conversation, Jaydahmann talked about:

– Some of his background including how did hip hop and activism would become part of his journey
– The story behind The Power Of Influence and how the event has changed over the years, what to look forward to at this year’s event and some of the panelists
– Some of the challenges facing in some low income neighbourhoods in Toronto
– What he would like to achieve with this year’s conference

You can find out more about Jaydahmann and The Power Of Influence event at:

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Dr. Vibe

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show are: Dr. Lawrence A. Rasheed and Curtis Brooks .

The panelists will be commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Latest R Kelly Allegations Are More Evidence That Black Women’s Words Are Never Enough

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why America Needs More ‘O.J. Moments’

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How The Media Portrayed A White Woman Killed By A Minneapolis Cop

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Michael Vick—Who Killed Dogs—Should Have Nothing To Say To Colin Kaepernick, Who Stands Up for Black People Being Killed Like Dogs

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Is Black Male Privilege A Real Issue in Our Community?

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Kike-Lola Odusanya is the founder of My Boss Is Me, a virtual global business and personal development firm. She’s a “serial entrepreneur” and a network marketing industry professional best known for a straight-shooting, results-driven approach to business and life.

Kike-Lola believes entrepreneurial experience encompasses life skills that all women should develop as a way to reach their fullest potential. That’s why she refers to the entrepreneurial experience as the ultimate life skill. She is on a mission to help women around the world see their deepest desires and dreams come to fruition through what she calls “the gift of entrepreneurship.”

She realizes business ownership is not for everyone, but Odusanya believes all women can benefit by exploring the mindset, talents, and knowledge of successful entrepreneurs and take control of their lives, proudly declaring, My Boss Is Me.

Ms. Odusanya was on our show talking about some of her journey and My Boss Is Me.

During our conversation, Ms. Odusanya talked about:

– Some of her background including overcoming serious personal and health challenges
– When and how did entrepreneurship become part of her journey
– The story behind the book
– the importance the following subjects when it comes to being a successful entrepreneur: mentorship and coaching, structure, talking less and doing more, target markets, it takes time, sometimes you have to shread some tears, why love is the fabric of your business and you can’t be a prophet in your own land
– Why more women of color are becoming entrepreneurs

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Dr. Vibe

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The panelist for last Sunday’s show was: Rodney Kellum.

Mr. Kellum commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: This Dirty Little Secret Is The Real Reason Why Repeal Is So Hard For Republicans

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Travelers Often Bring Home An Unwanted Souvenir – Racist Abuse

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Jason Whitlock Says Protesting Racial Injustice Is ‘Stupid’

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Dear White People…

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Roland Martin Goes One-On-One With Dr. Umar Johnson

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STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Our this episode of STUFF, Dr. Vibe and Ms. Keyes hosted the conversation Is Education Still The Great Equalizer For Blacks?.

The special guest for this conversation tonight was Dr. Marvin Thompson.

Dr. Marvin Thompson is an educational leader who has spent the majority of his 25 years in the educational field turning around schools in challenged communities. The scope of his experiences in schools range from pre-school director, elementary teacher to district superintendent.

In 2003, his efforts led to his school being recognized as one of the top 15 most changed schools in America through the National School Change Award Program. He served on the Virginia Academic Review Steering Committee, which reviewed, revised and developed school performance standards which are currently being used in states across America. He has served on Governor Mark Warner’s Economic Development committees and Governor Tim Kane’s early childhood committee.

As the Chief Academic Officer of a charter school in New Orleans, Dr. Thompson was featured in Oprah Winfrey’s Blackboard Wars, a nationally televised documentary bringing light to the challenges facing urban schools in America. The program received many awards including CableFax’s Best DocumentaryThe CINE Golden Eagle Award and the New York Festival’s TV and Film Award.

Dr. Thompson has many televison and radio apprearances including the CBS Morning NewsThe Tavis Smiley ShowLA Today, and CNN: Headline News as an educational commentator. In 2013, he was a speaker at the Steve Harvey Mentoring Camp for Boys and the Indiana Black Expo. Dr. Thompson was most recently an invited guest of the White House to speak at the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Convention in Washington, D.C., to discuss the challenges facing boys in challenged communities.

Currently Dr. Thompson is the President and CEO of EmpowerED, and educational Consulting firm specializing in organizational systems development. His company has worked with schools across America from rural districts to some of the largest and most challenged such as the Los Angeles Unified School District. In 2009, Dr. Thompson was an invited member of the International Exchange of Scholars to assist the University of South Africa, the 4th largest university in the world, in revising its educational curriculum. These efforts will influence over fifty percent of the teacher workforce in the continent of Africa.

Dr. Thompson received his Ed.D. degree in Leadership & Policy Studies from The George Washington University, an M.ED in Administration & Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.A. in Psychology and Education from Randolph Macon College in Virginia.

Some of the topics discussed during the conversation were:

– That education has never been an equalizer for African Americans
– If education been designed for African Americans?
– The state of the public education system for African Americans and what African Americans need to do
– What is the equalizer for African Americans when it comes to education
– The situation with the lack of teachers of color in the school system
– What should schools be doing
– How is data been used to hurt African American students
– Some of the reasons why there are gaps in the system for African Americans

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LeRon L. Barton is a writer from Kansas City, Mo that currently resides in San Francisco, Ca. He has been writing poetry, screenplays, and short stories since he was way young. LeRon’s essays have appeared in SalonThe Good Men ProjectThose PeopleAlternetSF BayviewBuzzfeedGorilla Convict, and Elephant Journal. His first book, Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American drug culture was released in Feb 2013. LeRon’s new book, All We Really Need Is Love: Stories of dating, relationships, heartbreak, and marriage is available at Amazon.

Mr. Barton was on our show talking about his article Should Black People Call the Police?.

During our conversation Mr. Barton talked about:

– The reason why he wrote the article
– Some of his experiences with the police
– What did his parents tell him about dealing with the police and “The Talk”
– What does he feel the role of police is in today’s society
– Does he feel a good police officer exists?
– The fact that 49% of the felony arrests are Black people when only 4% of the population of San Francisco is Black
– Do older Blacks have a different opinion of the police than younger Blacks?
– Does he believe in community policing in Black neighbourhoods

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Dr. Vibe


In observance of Black Mental Health Awareness Month, G.R.I.O.T. are continuing their series of symposiums, Tackling the Taboo. In this series, we touch on issues that often go ignored within the Black community (especially issues related to Black males). These events are meant to raise awareness and help the community and the members of it.

In this installment, G.R.I.O.T. will be discussing Black Mental Health issues facing our Black Male Community. This event is being moderated by Dr. Richard Hanzy, who will be joined by several black male thought leaders such as Dr. Lamont Francies, former SF Police Captain Cornelius Johnson, and Author LeRon BartonG.R.I.O.T. hope that you will join them as they have an open discussion regarding issues that are often taboo. Also, please help them by building awareness through sharing of this event with others.

Dr. Lawrence A. Rasheed was on our show talking about Tackling the Taboo 2 – Black Male Mental Health Issues.

During our conversation, Dr. Rasheed talked about:

– Some of his life growing up
– the story behind G.R.I.O.T. 
– Highlights of the previous event which was about Black men who have been molested
– Why is he doing this event about Black men and mental health

You can find out more about Tackling the Taboo via:

Everbrite

Tackling the Taboo 2 – Black Male Mental Health Issues:
Sat, July 15, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
Delta Bay Church of Christ
913 Sunset Drive
Antioch, CA 94509
United States

G.R.I.O.T. is a non-profit mentorship organization for young black males.

G.R.I.O.T. Mentoring Group strives to educate and empower our young men to:


Take advice and instruction
Make good decisions
Contribute positively in their community
Assist and support one another
Make healthy choices and take chances
For more information and questions about our organization, contact Lawrence Rasheed, Founder at (925) 726- 6162 or Email

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The panelists for last Sunday’s were: Dr. Lawrence A. Rasheed and Jim Kennedy.

The panelists on the commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Employment Helps White Men’s Health More Than Women And Blacks

The Dr. Vibe Show™: There’s No Evidence That Immigrants Hurt Any American Workers

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Young Black Women Need From Their Black Brothers—And The Church

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Reduce Encounters Between Young Black Males, Police

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Will It Take For The US To Eradicate Racist Ideas?

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Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve is Assistant Professor at Temple University in the Department of Criminal Justice, with courtesy appointments in the Department of Sociology and the Beasley School of Law. She is a recipient of the 2014-2015 Ford Foundation Fellowship, an affiliated scholar with the American Bar Foundation, and a former Research Director for Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice. Her award-winning book, Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Courtwas an NAACP Image Award Finalist. Her legal commentary has been featured on NBC NewsMSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show and CNN.

Ms. Gonzalez Van Cleve was on our show be talking about her book Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court and the Chicago Police Department.

During our conversation, Ms. Gonzalez Van Cleve talked about:

– Some of her journey in the world of personal journey including one of her first cousins convicted for a gang crime and being the first person in her family to go to college
– The ten year journey behind the book and the reaction to the book
– The Laquan McDonald case
– The situation in Chicago and what can be done solve to resolve it
– The fear and mistrust of the police that many people of color have
– Falsehoods when it comes to Blacks and the police

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Steven Kiges (pron. Key-jez) is the co-founder and director of The Coach Training AcademyThe Coach Training Academy is a professional, International Coach Federation accredited coach training school. Graduates have gone on to both build very successful solo coaching practices as well as taking their coaching skills to corporate positions including Microsoft, Google, and NASA, just to name a few.

Steve is a is an experienced Master coach with over 5000 coaching hours and over 10,000 hours mentoring people that want to become exceptional coaches or as he puts it “artistic agents of change”. To the coaching world, he brings both his own past struggles of growing up in a very dysfunction home, depressed, suicidal and at one point topping the scales at over 410 pounds. Professionally his first career was as a professional musician having attended The Juilliard School, playing various orchestras and as a university lecturer. After leaving music he then went on to build one of the largest Dental Software companies in North America and after selling that, followed his life’s passion of helping others. Dedicating himself to his core philosophy that “no one breezes through life…we all have our unique struggles. With the right support and environment, everyone can live life with purpose and passion often exceeding what they think is possible for themselves. His life is a testament of that philosophy.

To coaching, and coach training Steven brings a full background in neurosciences including; crisis counseling, emotional intelligence, Time Line Specialist, Master of Communication and a trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

During the first episode of the Learn To Coach series, Steve talked about:

Do people need coach training to be coaches and what is the value of coaching certification?

During our conversation, Steve talked about:

– Hww did he get into coaching?
– Do people have to have be certified to coach other people?
– The difference between coaching and helping people
– Is coach training valuable?
– What is wrong with just coaching and helping people?
– A “no nothing” state
– The difference between coaching and therapy
– When should someone think about becoming a coach
– What kind of options are there for training?
– What backgrounds are coaching candidates coming from?
– Can I get any certification or are their differences?

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On this edition of STUFF, Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) hosted the conversation Is The Black Community Unified?.

STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

During the conversation, Dr. Vibe and Jazz talked about:

– The division between Black women and Black men
– The division amongst different classes of Blacks
– Are Black women divided?
– Are Black women divided?

Remember to catch STUFF here every Wednesday evening at 9:30 p.m. Eastern/6:30 Pacific.

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Meme Kelly has a B.A. from UCLA and a MFA in playwriting from The University of California, Riverside.

She’s a producer and author of four plays and the author of three self-published books and two eBooks, which have been sold nationally at Barnes and Noble and on Amazon. She was a Distinquished Dean’s Fellow for a MFA in Creative Writing and Creative Writing for Performing Arts and a Gluck Foundation Fellow at The University of California, Riverside. As a Gluck Fellow, Meme introduced over 200 elementary school children to theater arts. She’s also passionate about serving homeless women and young adults with disabilities and has served in a non-profit for many years.

She is a contributor for Huffpost and writes about anything that tugs at her heart. She recently completed her first short film, Out of Bounds, and it’s receiving rave reviews. Out of Bounds received sponsorship awards from The University of California Graduate Division, from The Film and Theater Arts Department, and from The School of Interdisciplinary Studies. The short was inspired by a TV pilot script with the same name that was selected as a top 10 semi-finalist out of 175 scripts in UCLA Film School’s Samuel Goldwyn contest. The University of California, Riverside also recommended it for a Humanitas Prize, www.humanitasprize.org .

She is the mother of three wonderful sons and her oldest, who has been a miracle in her life, is autistic; She’s been married to her UCLA college sweetheart for a very long time. She resides in Southern California.

Ms. Kelly was on our show talking about her article Dear Black People….

During our conversation, Ms. Kelly talked about:

– some of her background including some of the things that her parents, her grandparents and others taught her while she was growing up
– Who influenced her about the importance of education
– Some background on the books and plays she has written and how she has developed personally through the journey
– Why did she write the article and the response to it
– What she loves about some of the people in her life
– The reason why there is a lack of peace in the lives of many Blacks
– The fact that some Black people cannot accept that some people just don’t like Black people
– How integration has been good for Black America
– Some of her thoughts on the last American presidential election
– The importance of economics to the advancement of Blacks
– If she would she have written this article ten years ago
– Her hopes for the future
– Her “Dear White People”, “Black Lives Matter”, “Dear Older Black Americans”, “Dear Young Black America”

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Music industry veteran Paul Porter has released the book Blackout, an explosive look at the corruption running rampant in the music industry. Blackout details Porter’s experiences in the music industry, from his first stint in radio in 1976 – when the busing riots in Boston sent him scrambling into WRBB at Northeastern University – to his tenure at BET and some of the nation’s top-rated radio stations.

Blackout is a chronicle of my successes and failures, my dreams and disappointments in the music business,” Porter said. “It’s filled with the secrets the music industry desperately tries to keep, the stories no one tells. I wanted to expose the truth about the industry I love.”

Blackout takes readers on a ride through Porter’s whirlwind of media jobs, working for and with some of the music industry’s most colorful, well-known and scandalous players. It explores the insidious role of payola, an illegal practice that is firmly embedded in the music industry, deep in the grooves like tracks on a vinyl record. And it offers an inside account of how corporations killed Black radio and erased Black identity from mainstream Black music — and why Porter chose to fight back.

The book has already garnered the endorsement of major cultural figures, including Chuck D of Public Enemy, who called Porter a “guru and visionary” and said “Blackoutwill truly explain why things are the way they are.”

Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council, called Blackout a “compelling, personal story about how the music industry really operates” that “also offers an enlightening message of hope for the music industry and for its broader impact on our culture.”

Joy-Ann Reid, host of AM Joy on MSNBC, said “Blackout is essential reading for anyone who cares about the history and future of African-Americans in the multi-billion dollar music industry.”

Paul Porter has been a force in radio, music and television for four decades. His deep, seductive voice has resonated on the airwaves of many of the nation’s top-rated radio stations, and he spent 10 years at BET as Program Director, consultant and on-air talent. Porter’s expertise and activism have established him as a thought leader in the radio and music industry, and he is often sought out by major media outlets including CNNMSNBCSiriusXMEntertainment Tonight and FOX News to comment on music, culture and race. He is the Co-Founder of music industry nonprofit Industry Ears and music and culture website Rap Rehab and currently serves as Program Director at Orlando’s low-power FM station The Wire 98.5.

Blackout is available for purchase at here.

Mr. Porter was on our show talking about Blackout: My 40 Years In The Music Business.

During our conversation, Mr. Porter talked about:

– Why he believes everyone is important
– Memories of growing up in Queens, New York and his start in college radio
– When he knew that music would be his life and his first big break
– Some of his major obstacles and how he overcame them
– Why he feels his book has been successful
– Some of the problems with the radio industry today including payola
– How did his stint at BET happen and thoughts about BET today
– The effect of video on Black music
– The story behind the book and the response to it
– Some of his favorite artists
– How can the consumer change the music industry
– His advice for people who want to get into the industry

You can contact Mr. Porter via:

Website
The Wire 98.5
Twitter
Instagram
Rap Rehab
Industry Ears
Industry Ears – Facebook
Email

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Bryan Crawford is a Chicago-based journalist who covers sports, politics and social justice issues for a variety of publications. His work has appeared in The Final Call newspaper, HOOP MagazineSLAM Magazine, XXL and Rolling Stone.

Mr. Crawford was on our show talking about his article, Black men, Black fathers – Accepting challenges, embracing responsibility.

During our conversation, Mr. Crawford talked about:

– Some of his background, where did his inspiration to write come from, some of his mentors and some of the books that have influenced him
– His first big break
– Why did he write the article
– The misconception about Black men that bothers him the most and the factors contributing to that perception
– What needs to be done to change the negative stereotype associated with Black fathers
– His thoughts of the portrayal of Black fathers in the media
– How and when did he learn about manhood
– What are Black men telling him about fatherhood
– Reaction to the article
– His calls to action for non-Blacks, Black women, Balck men and fathers

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Rodney KellumDr. Lawrence A. Rasheed Galen D. Bingham.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Pro Wresting Is The Perfect Metaphor For Trump’s Presidency

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Want To Increase Graduation Rates? Hire More Underrepresented Faculty

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Living While Black (LWB) – My Personal Struggle With The Unending Terrorism Of Police Violence In America

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Earl Ofari Hutchinson – More Reasons Than Race In Why Cops Walk Free

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why The Black Male Is More Complex Than You May Think

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YOWronto is an annual International musical extravaganza produced by FreshKut Productions Inc. Presented as a celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, YOWronto is a tribute to Canada, boasting a diversity of activities.

This two day musical event takes place at the Woodbine Mall on Saturday July 1 and Sunday July 2, 2017. Streamed live using the Peeks social commerce platform, YOWronto will be accessible by an international audience.

Vendors will showcase cultural arts & crafts along with a tasty variety of Caribbean foods and delicacies to savour.

Artists will entertain and music lovers both locally and internationally will earn LIFETIME rewards for supporting stakeholders.

YOWronto was founded with the primary goal of revolutionizing the way music & festivals are marketed. By combining a bricks & mortar event with live streaming and social rewards technology patrons, sponsors and exhibitors alike experience the thrill of a live event and the distribution power and convenience of the Internet.

Furthermore, to ensure that music lovers continue to support artists and sponsors that drive and support the festival, YOWronto integrates powerful social rewards technology.

Michie Mee is known within the music industry for her unique rap style of combining reggae and dancehall with hip-hop. Many successful artists have followed in Michie’s footsteps using this gifted technique. With over two decades in the entertainment industry, the Juno nominated rapper and actress is not only an inspiration for female musicians, but also all artists nationwide.

Michelle McCullock was born in St. Andrew, Kingston, Jamaica, later relocating to Toronto, Ontario at a young age. While in her mid teens, Michie began crafting her rap style, which quickly gained attention by both Canadian and American rap artists. Michie would also travel frequently from Toronto to New York City giving her more exposure amongst the hip-hop elite.

While performing in rap battles, Michie introduced a new formula by being able to switch back and forth between North American English and the Jamaican form of English known as Jamaican Creole or Patois. This daring move would ignite audiences and leave often Michie’s rap battle competitors stunned.

During a concert in Toronto, fate stepped in and Michie was introduced by Boogie Down Productions to perform on stage. This was a major accomplishment for a young Canadian MC to receive such recognition by a successful New York rap group. Michie would go on to team up with DJ L.A. Luv and form the duo, Michie Mee and L.A. Luv. By the late 1980s, Michie was featured in the Canadian hip-hop compilation Break’n Out, which was produced by B.D.P. members, KRS-ONE and the late Scott La Rock.

By the ending of the decade, Michie Mee would make history by signing with First Priority/Atlantic Records, making her the first Canadian rapper to sign with a major record label in the United States. Elements of Style was Michie’s first single with L.A. Luv. The single was successful in the U.S. and the duo also appeared on the compilation The First Priority Music Family: Basement Flavor on tracks Victory is Calling and On This Mic.

In 1991, Michie released her debut album, Jamaican Funk: Canadian Style, which infused reggae and dancehall elements within the rap album. The hit single, Jamaican Funk, received a Juno Award nomination in 1992.

Throughout her career, Michie has opened for many artists including Will SmithSalt n PepaHeavy D, and LL Cool J. She also had the pleasure of touring with Queen LatifahAudio Two and fellow Canadians, Maestro Fresh Wes and the Dream Warriors. Although she was a powerful force within the hip-hop culture, Michie’s musical talents did not stop there.

She went on tour with singer Sinead O’Conner and was a founding member of the metal band The Day After, formally called Raggadeath, once again showing her skills as a versatile musician.

In 2000, Michie released another album with Koch/E1 titled, The First Cut Is The Deepest, which would bring forth yet another hit single Don’t Want To Be Your Slave. The single featured Esthero and earned Michie another Juno nomination. That same year, while promoting her new album, Michie also toured hip-hop super group, Public Enemy.

Although Michie has a profound love for music, she has also showcased her talents outside of the music industry. As a member of ACTRA, she has acted in movies and television shows such as Short Circuit 2Night HeatLa Femme Nikita (CTV), Da Kink In My HairSoulfood, and has made a special appearance co-hosting TSN’s Off The Record. She was also co-host of Canada’s longest running rap radio show, The Powermove Show on CKLN Radio in Toronto.

Michie has starred in the groundbreaking hip-hop series Drop The Beat and appeared in the blockbuster In Too Deep starring LL Cool J and Omar EppsMy Baby’s Mama with Eddie Griffin and “Chicks With Sticks” featuring Jason Priestly. Michie’s vibrant nature in a work environment is frequently noted and she is often asked to host events, which she does on a regular basis.

Aside from her life as an entertainer, Michie is also a mother who makes it one of her duties to keep involved with today’s youth. Knowing first hand the twists and turns artists often face in entertainment, Michie is an avid supporter of children striving to achieve a good education. Michie herself left university after her music career began to soar and has always spoken openly about the importance of education.

Michie Mee has had an outstanding career in entertainment thus far. With her currently working on hot new music, acting roles and a feature in the 2011 CBC hip-hop documentary Love, Props and the T. Dot, this trailblazer’s saga still continues. Michie Mee’s reign as Queen is far from over.

Michie Mee spent some time with us on our show.

During our conversation she talked about:

– Some of her background including being one of the few Black women involved in the early days of Canadian hip-hop
– Why did she go into hip hop instead of reggae
– Where did she get her influence to get involved in music
– The moment she knew that hip hop would be her journey and the memory of a show in Jamaica
– What has her musical journey taught her
– Advance for women of color who want to get involved in music
– How has the music industry changed during her journey

You can connect with Michie Mee via:

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Twitter
YouTube
Instagram
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Michie Mee is scheduled to appear at the YOWronto Music Festival on July 1, 2017 at 6 p.m. Eastern.

Some of the other artists scheduled to appear at the YOWronto Music Festival are: Alison Hinds, Eric Donaldson, Romain Virgo, Tessanne Chin, Professor Nuts, Lt. Stitchie, Baby Cham, Jay Harmony and Kim Davis. Iauwata, Captain Love, RaLion, Visionary, Ammoye Evans and N’ZYE.

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On the first episode of STUFF, Dr. Vibe and Jazz Keyes discuss “In Spite of Dashcam Video – Why do Police Who Kill Civilians Keep Walking Out of The Courtroom Free Men?”

STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

On the first episode of STUFF, Dr. Vibe and Ms. Keyes talk about In Spite of Dashcam Video – Why do Police Who Kill Civilians Keep Walking Out of The Courtroom Free Men?.

During our conversations, they talked about:

– Why black men are seen as a threat
– Dash cams
– Some of the reasons why police are not convicted
– The juries in these trials
– How do black people feel calling the police
– What is this situation doing to Black women
– Calls to action

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

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YouTube
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Remember to catch STUFF live here Wednesday night at 9:30 p.m. Eastern/6:30 Pacific.

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The panelist for the last Sunday’s conversation was LeRon Barton.

Mr. Barton commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Common Thread In The Castile And Cosby Cases

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Spread The News – It’s Juneteeth

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Leaders Should Not Walk Out On Trump

The Dr. Vibe Show™: LaVar Ball’s Master Class On Black Fatherhood And Agenda Building Is Legit!

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Racism, Murder And Black Pain, The 2017 Riot Season Is Here

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Dr. Candice Bledsoe is the director of the Action Research Center in Dallas, Texas. Her research explores the impact of race, gender, and class in higher education contexts. She has received numerous fellowships including: The National Endowment of the Humanities, the New Leadership Academy, National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan, and Boone Texas Project for Human Rights Education. Dr. Bledsoe is the recipient of the 2013 SMU Women’s Symposium Profiles of Community Leadership Award. She received her Doctorate in Education from The University of Southern California. Dr. Bledsoe also holds degrees from Southern Methodist University and Baylor University.

Dr. Bledsoe was on our show talking about her article Excellence Does Not Shield Black Students from Racism

During our conversation, Dr. Bledsoe talked about:

– Some of her background and how the important role her grandparents and her parents played in raising her
– Where did her passion for social justice come from
– The background behind the article
– The importance of parents speaking to their children on the importance of being human
– Does she feel that education is the economic equalizer for Blacks
– Some information on the Cutting Edge Youth Summit
– Her calls to action to Americans

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Dr. James Thomas Jones III is an award-winning and celebrated History Professor who is an expert in Race Studies, Manhood Studies, and Cultural Diversity. A graduate of The Ohio State University, Dr. Jones has earned the following degrees:

African-American and African Studies (Bachelor of Arts)
African-American and African Studies (Master of Arts)
History (Master of Arts)
History (Doctorate of Philosophy)

Dr. Jones has facilitated educational workshops and symposiums in the areas listed below.

Cultural Diversity
Racial Reconciliation
Paving a Path to Success for African-American children
The Value of Diversity in both the corporate and educational arena
Race Matters

Dr. Jones is a motivational speaker whose message has been celebrated by a multi-racial/ethnic audience. The creator of the website Manhood, Race, and Culture, Dr. Jones’ philosophy is, “by illuminating your path to success, you are simultaneously honoring those that came before you and aiding those who are currently traveling with you and assisting that are yet to come.”

Dr. Jones III was on our show talking about his article IT AIN’T MY FAULT!!!!!!!”: BLACK MEN RESPOND TO THE INSINUATION THAT THEY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR DECLINING MARRIAGE RATES IN BLACK AMERICA.

During our conversation, Dr. Jones III talked about:

– Some of his background including growing up in a steel town in the state of Ohio
– the positive influences that his parents and the community had in his life when he was growing up
– How he ended up going to The Ohio State University after being away from school for two and a half years
– the story behind the Manhood, Race, and Culture and the article
– The response to the article from African American men and women
– Why he feels “The conflict over love and matrimony is Black America’s latest internal civil war.” and why does he feel this “civil war” exists
– The effect that the media and Black fatherhood has on this subject
– If African American society should any responsibility for this situation
– How he feels that this situation is becoming more widespread
– The effects of this situation and why he feels Black America is heading for a split

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This year, as Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, ByBlacks.com would love to also celebrate Black Canadian fathers that provide the necessary emotional and financial support for their children daily.

The Father Project will showcase over 150 Black fathers from across Greater Toronto and highlight their perspective on being a dad in this modern day society.

In the profiles, each father will reflect on their relationship with their own father and how that has affected their relationship with their children.

The men selected will be drawn from various walks of life showing the diversity in ethnic background, marital status, sexuality, religious beliefs and socioeconomic standing within Canada. The Father Project want to demonstrate and celebrate inclusivity in parenting.

Two of the participants of The Father Project, Mello Ayo of The Lions Circle and RogerDundas of ByBlacks.com shared about some of their fatherhood journey.

During our conversation, they talked about:

– The story behind The Father Project
– Their reflections on how they were raised by their fathers
– How are they raising they children differently from the way their father raised them
– The biggest misconceptions and biggest concerns when it comes to black fatherhood
– Next steps for The Father Project

 

 

 

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The panelist for last Sunday’s show was: Dr. Lawrence A. Rasheed.

Dr. Rasheed commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: This Lying, Murdering Whore Called America

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Bill Cosby Trial – Mistrial Declared As Jury Deadlocks

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 3 Myths About Gun Violence

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Implicit Bias – Is Everyone Racist? 

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Men, Black Fathers – Accepting Challenges, Embracing Responsibility

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Karen Fleshman is a Racial Equity Trainer, Huffington Post blogger, and Government Accountability Activist. Her mission is to build and support a community of people committed to love, learning, accountability, and action on race in America.

Ms. Fleshman was on our show talking about Antiracism In America.

During our conversation, Ms. Fleshman talked about:

– Some of her background
– Where did her social justice journey began
– The initial response from her family, friends and communities of color to her social justice journey
– Her definitions of racism and white supremacy
– Anti-racism and white supremacy before, during and post the last American presidential election
– If there any parallels between Adolf Hitler and Donald Trump
– The current state of racism and white supremacy in America
– If America is at war with itself
– Her calls to action for government, communities not of color and communities of color

You can connect with Ms. Flesman via:

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Between Sept 2004 – Feb 2006, Tad Hargrave dedicated himself to learning his ancestral language, Scottish Gaelic, in both Nova Scotia and Scotland. He can speak Gaelic pretty good now. He also has a blog called Healing Whiteness: An Exploration of the European Indigenous Soul. he writes at Dear White Men on Facebook and he co-starred in Canada’s second Gaelic language film, The Fiddler’s Reel.

Tad currently lives in Edmonton, Alberta (traditionally known, in the local indigenous language of the Cree, as Amiskwaciy (Beaver Hill) and later Amiskwaciwaskihegan (Beaver Hill House) and his ancestors come primarily from Scotland with some from the Ukraine as well. He is drawn to conversations around politics, history, ancestry, healing and how those all intersect.

Mr. Hargrave was on our show talking about his article Dear White Men.

During our conversation, Mr. Hargrave talked about:

– Some of his background and how he became aware of the challenges that people of color and indigenous face
– The status of the lives of indigenous people and that environmental issues effect indigenous people the most
– The story behind the article
– The two directions that white people go when it comes to race
– Green light, yellow light and red light when it comes to cultural
– The two ways that white respond to racism
– The response to the article
– A call to action for white men

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Dr. Marcus Bright is a Political Commentator and the Executive Director of Education for a Better America. He previously served an Adjunct Professor of Public Administration and Political Science at Lynn University, Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University. Bright received a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and World Affairs from the University of Tampa, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Florida International University, and a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Florida Atlantic University.

Dr. Bright was our show talking about his article Broken Dreams And Financial Illusions: The Secret Depression Of Black Men and Part 2 – Solutions for Broken Dreams and Financial Illusions: The Secret Depression of Black Men.

During our conversation, Dr. Bright talked about:

– Some of his background including where did he get his value about education from and what did his parents and grandparents instill in him and applying for three years before getting into medical schools
– Where did he get his inspiration to write
– The background behind both articles
– Insight about both articles and the reaction to them
– some of the causes of this situation and the effects it is having on Black men and the Black community
– What is Africa America’s role in this issue

You can connect with Dr. Bright via:

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LeRon L. Barton is a writer from Kansas City, Mo that currently resides in San Francisco, Ca. He has been writing poetry, screenplays, and short stories since he was way young. LeRon’s essays have appeared in Salon, The Good Men Project, Those People, Alternet,SF Bayview, Buzzfeed, Gorilla Convict, and Elephant Journal. His first book, Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American drug culture was released in Feb 2013. LeRon’s new book, All We Really Need Is Love: Stories of dating, relationships, heartbreak, and marriage is available at Amazon.

Mr. Barton was live on our show talking about his article Stop Blaming Trump for Racism (It was Already Here).

During our conversation, Mr. Barton talked about:

– Short background including where the passion for writing came from
– The story behind the article
– America’s history of racism
– Why some people feel that the election of Donald Trump brought out racism
– The story behind America’s Greatest Racist Hits
– Some of the racism directed to Barack and Michelle Obama
– His thoughts on the Alt-Right, Jeff Sessions
– Will African Americans be able to overcome racism on their own
– The role of economics in overcoming raising in America
– The future of racism in America
– the significance of the Trayvon Martin incident in the history of racism in America
– If he likes white people

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The panelists for the show were: Rodney Kellum, Dr. Lawrence Rasheed, LeRon Barton and Galen Bingham.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump – I’m Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey’s Claims; Also, The President Is A Big-Ass Liar

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Bill Cosby’s Trial Is A Test for America

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Yes, There Is A Free Speech Crisis. But Its Victims Are Not White Men

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Social Isolation Is A Serious Dilemma For Too Many Men

The Dr. Vibe Show™: I’m Boycotting The NFL Because Of Its Anti-Blackness

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Anthony Carter combines his love of theatre, writing, storytelling, and black queer feminist theory to create projects that inspire all to greatness. He was a semifinalist in the Strawberry One Act Festival 2007 with his play Breakfast for Dinner. His book Unfettered Mind: The Importance of Black Male Mental Health, released in 2012, offers several winning strategies for remaining mentally healthy and emotionally resilient in a rapidly changing world.

Mr. Carter’s second book, Strong Stuff: Tips on Surviving and Thriving Despite Unemployment, offers insight on maintaining self-esteem and personal friendships while one searches for work. Based on personal experiences (2.5 years of unemployment and some homelessness), this latest book is full of exercises and quick easy to read and apply tips for thriving despite being jobless. In February 2016, he is publishing his first collection of Sci-Fi/ – speculative fiction short stories entitled Rules of Reality.

Anthony Carter and his husband are joyfully co-raising nine grandchildren while relentlessly devising techniques for the world’s evolution. You can visit him online here.

Mr. Carter was live on our show talking about his article, How Black Men Can be Seen Without Being Punished.

During our conversation, Mr. Carter talked about:

– Some of his background including life growing up and why he wanted to go to college
– Where did the influence to get into theatre come from
– the story behind both of his books including being unemployed for two and a half years
– The background behind the article
– Being a Black men, has he ever felt invisible
– The relationship between slavery and Black men feeling invisible
– Today’s young Black men’s state of mind compared to when he was their age
– What are some of the root causes on why many Black men feel invisible and ways that can be remedied
– What are young Black men telling him about life
– A way that Black parents can better raise their children
– His calls to action

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show: Dr. Lawrence A. Rasheed and Jim Kennedy.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Bill Maher Apologizes For Using N-Word During Exchange With Sen. Sasse On HBO

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How Climate Change Affects Black People

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Attacks Like Portland’s Will Keep Happening Unless We All Fight White Supremacy

The Dr. Vibe Show™: LeBron James Responds To Racial Vandalism – ‘Being Black In America Is Tough’

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Broken Dreams And Financial Illusions

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Lisa Hickey is CEO of Good Men Media, Inc. and Publisher of The Good Men Project, an online multi-media, cross-platform content site and conversation asking the question “What does it mean to be a good man in the 21st century?” The Good Men Project gets 2.5 million unique visitors a month and has been talked about by CNN, The Atlantic, The New York Observer, Newsweek, Gawker, The Toronto Globe and Mail, The BBC, MSNBC, Sports Illustrated, Fox 25, and countless other mainstream media companies around the world. It is re-inventing media and creating what it calls “a participatory media company.”

Before launching The Good Men Project, the majority of Lisa’s career was in traditional advertising agencies, working, at various times, as an art director, copywriter, creative director and CEO. She has won a host of regional, national and international awards ranging from Cannes, MOMA, Clio, and The London Show for her work in advertising.

Ms. Hickey was on our show talking about The Good Men Project.

During our conversation, Ms. Hickey talked about:

– Some of her background in world of advertising including her helping launch Lotus Notes
– Why did she leave the world of advertising
– the story on how she got involved with The Good Men Project (GMP) from the beginning (June 2010)
– Where did her interest in manhood come from
– In the beginning, what were her friends saying about the GMP and was it easy to get people contribute money and time to the vision
– how has the GMP has grown and some of the popular topics on the site
– Some of the opportunities to those who contribute with the GMP
– Do women contribute to the GMP?
– The future of the GMP

You can find out more about The Good Men Project via:

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Alexander Williams is from Lancaster, California. That should tell you a lot. Nonetheless, he also feels it’s necessary to state that he’s a Boston Celtics fan, an avid thinker, and a sap for experience. He cares about his disadvantaged Afrikan and Native American communities and worries that tomorrow could very well be his last day here on Earth. He’s a communist, an anarchist, and a pacifist. He was always the smart kid that you would tell your younger brothers about and the only guy you know with Dr. Seuss Chucks. He also raps, but then again he also writes, and then again he also acts, so he just does a lot of things.

Alexander was on our show talking about Masculinity And Sports.

During our conversation, Alexander talked about:

– Some background on himself
– His experiences with masculinity and sports
– Hypermasculinity in sports
– Where he feels masculinity and sports standards are being met
– What effect does masculinity and sports have on men who are not athletes and how men deal with women
– How are professional sports leagues dealing with this issue

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Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is scheduled for release May 2017. The book is currently available for sale at www.jazzkeyes.com/presale.

Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Ms. Keyes was on our show talking about her article Dear Black Women: Mothers and Daughters Need to Stick Together.

During our conversation, Ms. Keyes talked about:

– What have her and her daughter been up to over the last few weeks
– The feeling holding the first copy of her and her daughters first books that were just released
– The background behind mother and daughter relationships
– Her relationship with her mother
– The contributing factors that influence the breakdown in the connection between mothers and daughters and important things to consider if you are looking to rebuild or establish a mother daughter relationship

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

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Leadership Guru Jim Kennedy has over twenty-eight years of leadership experience and has served in management positions at various levels with the federal government and in private industry. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business, as well as a graduate certificate in project management. He now spends his time writing and speaking on the topic of leadership development and as a licensed Realtor/recruiter with Keller Williams Realty. You can find follow him on line at his Website, on Twitter, on Facebook, and on LinkedIn. When he is not working, Jim is active in his community. He is a committed husband and father of three children, supports the deaf and special needs communities, and is involved with his local church. He resides with his family in Austin, Texas.

Ms. Kennedy was on our show talking about his article Fathers are Critical to a Child’s Education.

During our conversation, Jim talked about:

– Why he wrote the article
– How much were his parents involved in his education
– Some of his challenges as a parent and how he learned to be a parent with one child being a special needs child
– What he has he done to make his children succeed in education

You can connect with Mr. Kennedy via:

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Discerning God’s Purpose: A Father’s Journey from Tragedy to Triumph

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Leron Barton and Jonathan O. Shaw.

The panelists will be commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Will Donald Trump Be Impeached?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Vanilla ISIS – The Quiet Radicalization Of America’s New Al-Qaida

The Dr. Vibe Show™: In 2017, Are Men Expected To Pay For Dates?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Going Straight – Prisoners And The Job Market

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Walking In Black Folks’ Shoes

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Black male students from grades 8-10 will have the opportunity to network and learn about future academic pathways and positive transitions at The Cypher: Black Male Empowerment Conference. The conference, set to take place May 24, 2017, will offer students and faculty in attendance a unique learning environment and the chance to meet community leaders.

Keynote speaker, Dwayne Morgan, will address the audience in the morning. The local award winning spoken word poet will share his story that focuses on everyday excellence.

Francis Asheri will serve as the alumni youth speaker for the event. The former DDSB student trustee from Ajax HS won the TD Scholarship for Community Leadership in 2014.

Durham District School Board alumni, teachers and community members will lead presentations throughout the day. A variety of presentations include “February is Black History Month – What Should I Be Getting Out of This?” and “#Blackmencarefree – What Lebron, Kendrick and the 13th can teach us about Masculinity in 2017” as well as many others.

Charles Senior and Dwayne Hartley from the Durham District School Board were on our show to talk about The Cypher: Black Male Empowerment Conference.

During our conversation, Charles and Dwayne talked about:

– Some of their backgrounds and their school life when their were younger
– How did they get into the field of education
– The environment for young Black males in the Durham region
– The story behind and the topics being addressed during the conference
– The conference schedule
– Some of the presenters
– Why did the choose the specific age group for the conference
– What would make the conference a success

Event: The Cypher: Black Male Empowerment Conference
Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Durham College

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Rodney Kellum and Dr. Lawrence A. Rasheed.

The panelists will be discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Intermarriage In The U.S. 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trumpism – It’s Coming From The Suburbs

The Dr. Vibe Show™: This Is The Only Way To Stop To Racial Profiling

The Dr. Vibe Show™: If You Truly Knew What The N-Word Meant To Our Ancestors, You’d NEVER Use It

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Dear Society – Black Men Who Are Heartbroken Need Love Too

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Elwood Watson is Professor of History and African American Studies at East Tennessee State University. His latest co-authored book is Violence Against Black Bodies:An Intersectional Analysis of How Black Lives Continue to Matter (Routledge Press, 2017). He is the author of Outsiders Within: Black Women In The Legal Academy After Brown V. Board (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008). He is the editor and co-editor of several volumes including Generation Speaks: Voices from Academia (Scarecrow Press, 2013), Beginning a Career in Academia: A Guide for Graduate Students of Color (Routledge, 2015), The Oprah Phenomenon (University of Kentucky Press, 2007), Performing American Masculinity: The Twenty First Century Man in Popular Culture (Indiana University Press, 2011). His most recent co-authored book is HBO Girls: The Awkward Politics of Gender, Race and Privilege (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015). He was the special guest editor for a special issue of the journal Intellect entitled Masculinity in the 21st Century. He is currnetly working on two books , one that looks at race in the present day and the other that looks at masculitny in the present.

Mr. Watson was live on our show talking about his latest book Violence Against Black Bodies:An Intersectional Analysis of How Black Lives Continue to Matter.

During our conversation, he talked about:

– Some of his background
– The story behind the book
– Have Black bodies ever mattered in American history?
– The different forms of violence against Black bodies and the impact that the media has on violence against Black bodies
– His thoughts on the current status of Black lives and the American criminal justice system and #BlackLivesMatter
– Are racial tensions higher in America greater today than anytime in its history?
– What should be done to help Black America
– The relationship between economics and the value of Black lives
– The state of Black leadership in America today andthe effect that integration on Black lives

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Chantelle has founded and co-founded many small businesses, as well as consulted various small business start-ups and existing small and medium sized businesses. While studying Business Administration and Management at Centennial College in Toronto, she started utilizing her business skills to assist small business owners with bookkeeping and other services.

Chantelle went on to study Business Economics at York University and utilized her training, aptitude and leadership skills to analyze information about her client’s business situations using economic modelling techniques.

Chantelle’s passion for business has led her to further her education, as she is enrolled in the Master’s of Business Administration program at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her commitment to continuous learning helps Chantelle to stay current with business issues and knowledge in order to best assist her clients achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.

Chantelle loves to help entrepreneurs find their passion and turn it into a profitable business. She coaches internationally and is always looking for opportunities to spread her message about proper business planning to those who are seeking guidance.

Ms. Quow was on our show talking about her article So You Want To Buy A Business? 5 Things To Consider Before You Leap.

During our conversation, Ms. Quow talked about:

– Some of her background and where did her drive for knowledge come from
– Her experience acquiring her MBA
– The article
– The importance of research and relationships when it comes to starting a business
– Her client demographics
– The experience of her and her husband being entrepreneurs

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