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Cameron Fields is a sophomore journalism major at Ohio University and I am a student in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. He writes about the football, women’s basketball and track and field teams at The POST, Ohio University’s campus newspaper. He has wanted to pursue sports journalism since he was in the seventh grade. Cameron started blogging about the NBA in high school, and since coming to Ohio, he has continued to grow as a writer.

Recently, Mr. Brown was on our show talking about his article, Football: Black players aren’t worried about lack of diversity, just football.

During our conversation, Mr. Brown talked about:

– Some of his background, some of the sports he loved in school and where did his love of writing come from
– What prompted him to write the article
– His experience writing the article and the response to it
– The fact that there are still so many barriers that Blacks have to break in football
– How this article made him a better writer
– What message did he want the readers to get out of this article

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Dr. Vibe and Chetachi A. Egwu have a conversation about the state of livestreaming.

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.

Recently, Ms. Egwu was live on our show We had a conversation about The State Of Livestreaming.

During our conversation, Ms. Egwu talked about:

– The livestream journey going back to Meerkat
– How she got into livestreaming
– Her thoughts on various livestream platforms including Periscope, Facebook Live, BeLive.tv, Anchor, Firetalk, Instagram Stories, Snapchat
– Why she feels now is the best time to be a content creator
– Some things to think about before choosing a livestream platform

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Celia Meikle is a Chartered Accountant, licensed with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, and has over twelve years experience in financial controllership and internal audit and over eight years in public accounting, servicing both publicly listed and private entities.

Celia’s public accounting experience was gained at PwC Canada, where she was an Assurance Manager servicing publicly listed companies, and a small accounting firm in Burlington Ontario, where her clients were mostly owner managed businesses and health care professionals (doctors, dentists etc) who were either sole proprietors or shareholders in Professional Corporations.

Celia’s financial controllership and internal audit experience was gained while working at BMO Financial Group and the TD Bank Financial Group.

Prior to immigrating to Canada in 2001, Celia worked with PwC Jamaica and the Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Ltd.

Celia currently sits on the Board of the Hamilton Burlington Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HBSPCA) where she is the Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee. She is also the Chair of the annual Excellence Conference and a member of the Board of Directors of Projam.

Celia is a member of the Kingdom Life Ministries church in Mississauga, and is the proud mother of two sons Daniel and Jonathan.

Celia is a member of the Green, Meikle & Smith Chartered Accountants.

Ms. Meikle was recently on our show. She talked about her article 13 Ways The 2017 Federal Budget Affects You.

During our conversation, Ms. Meikle talked about:

– Some of her background including the transition from doing accounting in Jamaica then doing it in Canada
– Some the key things that African Canadians need to know about the recent federal budget
– Her thoughts on the Canadian tax system
– Some of her suggestions when filing a Canadian tax return
– How one can be an empowered tax payer
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ByBlacks.com is the #1 Black online magazine in Canada.You can find out more information about ByBlacks.com via:

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Dr. Vibe hosts the conversation “Are Black Women Leaving Black Men Behind?” with Zaza Ali and Dr. Tommy Curry.

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ZaZa Ali is a Mother, Teacher, Activist, Radio Personality and Self-Published Author. Her first book, entitled Black Matters, Volume One – The Scientific Intervention in Our Affairs, was released in May of 2015. Volume Two – Plagues of Dysfunction, was released in December of 2016. Her third and final edition of the trilogy “Black Matters”, entitled Lifting the Veil on Racism and White Supremacy is set to be released in the Summer of 2017. A frequent speaker on behalf of women and children, ZaZa has done extensive research on the cultural norms impacting the Black community, as well as the global dichotomy of racism and it’s impact on the human family. Her popular and growing presence on social media, fueled by what some consider controversial perspectives, has aided in her work to implement programs for privately owned schools as well as provide financial assistance for women and small business owners. The message to audiences of every demographic remains the same; Self-Accountability and an Emphasis on Truth, Spiritual Development and Service to Others is the key to (R)Evolution.

You can contact Ms. Ali via:

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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.

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Dr. Lawrence A. Rasheed, Leron L. Barton, Jonathan O. Shaw and Jim Kennedy.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Russia, US And Military Intervention In Syria – What Next After Missile Strikes?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Trump Lies

The Dr. Vibe Show™: White Womanhood And Black Men Who Love Them

The Dr. Vibe Show™: #BlackWomenAtWork Shows Why Some Women Identify As Womanists, Not Feminists

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How The Media Smears Black Victims

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“I think that love can saturate your soul, cure the common cold and restore balance when everything around you is falling apart.” Yanni Brown

Yanni Brown is an author blogger, relationship educator, speaker, and a lover of love. As far back as she can remember, Yanni has always been a passionate observer of relationships, intrigued with the dynamics of what works for some and didn’t for others. Her signature offers include “What every bride should know before saying “I DO”, The Touch of Love workshops for couples, and Making Love Better TwoGether, a series of marriage and relationship education workshops designed to assist couples and they navigate through the challenges that accompany love, intimacy, relationships, marriage, and the pursuit of happiness.

The Yanni Brown Making Love Better TwoGether brand was birthed from an unsuccessful marriage and learning from past relationships that enlightened her on how to infuse education, research, love, passion and purpose to create better relationships. Yanni’s writings on love, life and pursuit of happiness have been featured in Essence, Rolling Out, the Six Brown Chicks blog, and Black and Married With Kids. Best known for her appearance on OWN “Iyanla: Fix My Life, Season 1 (Fix My Backstabbing Friends)”. Yanni is a member of the BOSS Network, NARME (National Assoication of Relationship and Marriage Education) an Honorary Color Girl for the She’s In Color campaign, a member of the Boss Network and a former Chief Chick of the Six Brown Chicks. She has been heard regularly on The Doug Banks Radio Show.

Recently, Ms. Brown was on our show talking about Pepper Miller’s article, Where’s the “Black Love”​ in Advertising?.

During our conversation, Ms. Brown talked about:

– Some of her background and growing up in a special family
– How to found interest in the area of relationships
– Why she went back to college as an adult
– How she took her experience working in advertising and used it in relationship education
– The current landscape when it comes to Black love and advertising and why we are not seeing Black love in advertising and why
– What can African American do to change the current state of Black love
– What are African American millennials saying about Black love
– African American women’s portrayal in advertising/media when it comes to Black love

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The Founder, President and CEO of Global Policy Solutions LLC, a social change strategy firm, and the Center for Global Policy Solutions, a nonprofit think and action organization, Dr. Maya Rockeymoore is dedicated to making policy work for people and their environments. With more than twenty years of experience in the government, not for profit, and business sectors, Rockeymoore has directed successful research and advocacy strategies for an array of nonprofit, philanthropic, academic and corporate clients. The recipient of many honors, she was named an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow in 2004. Ms. Rockeymoore has appeared on MSNBC, NPR, CNN, Fox News, C-Span among other media outlets.

Dr. Rockeymoore was on our show talking about his article Will Driverless Vehicles Put Black People Out of Work?.

During our conversation, Dr. Rockeymoore talked about:

– Some of her background and about Global Policy Solutions LLC
– What inspired her to write the article
– Why isn’t government taking a serious look at this issue
– Her thoughts on the findings of the report and the response to it

You can contact Dr. Maya Rockeymoore via:

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Global Policy Solutions LLC
Global Policy Solutions – Linkedin
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The Toronto Creative Entrepreneurs are a group of small business owners doing business in the city of Toronto within a creative industry. The group was formed to provide support to entrepreneurs in the creative community. The group helps individuals in all stages of their entrepreneurial journey by creating networking opportunities with expert speakers and organizations as well as opportunities for business owners to generate revenue and enhance their skill set. Our most popular event to date is the public shopping event, The MRKT.

The Spring MRKT Show will be held April 15-16, 2017 inside the newly renovated Holiday Inn Yorkdale. The MRKT features up to 50 vendors including fashion, beauty, art, handmade goods, home décor, food merchants, live entertainment, on stage demonstrations, and much more.

The group was founded in spring 2016 by Telisha Ng, a multi-passionate entrepreneur, with a passion for connecting others and organizing social events. The group is supported by two other entrepreneurs, Renee Cameron (Linky Cupcakes & Renee Alicia Co) and Lionel Holder (Tdot Pics) who bring a wealth of experience in administrative support and new media.

The Toronto Creative Entrepreneurs is passionate about creating a support network where entrepreneurs can connect, strengthen their personal networks, and learn new ways to make a living.

Telisha Ng, Renne Cameron and Cam Holder were live on our show to talk about The Spring MRKT Show which will be held April 15-16, 2017 in Toronto.

During our conversation, they talked about:

– Some of their backgrounds including why and how the Toronto Creative Entreprenerus (TCE) started and how they all met
– Memories of the first TCE event
– The story behind The MRKT and memories of the first MRKT event
– What to look forward to at the Spring MRKT event
– Common challenges that they are hearing from entrepreneurs
– What services that TCE provides and what they see as the future for TCE

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

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Dear Conservative White Men – Black Women Are Undefeated, So Don’t Try It – http://bit.ly/2oLRaH1

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How America Fails Black Girls

The Dr. Vibe Show™: If We Truly Want To Stay Safe, We Need To Start Calling Violent White Supremacists Terrorists

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Slave Food – The Impact Of Unhealthy Eating Habits On The Black Community

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Americans Working More To No Avail

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Jeremy Helligar is a writer, journalist, pop culturist, and world traveler from New York City, where he spent 15 years working as a writer and editor for People, Teen People, Us Weekly and Entertainment Weekly. He’s interviewed such first-or-last-name-only A-listers as Britney, Sting, Cher and Bowie and shared his celebrity and entertainment insight and expertise on MTV, VH1 and E! Entertainment, among other networks.

In 2006, Jeremy moved to Buenos Aires, where he spent four and a half years. He learned Spanish and launched his own blog, Theme for Great Cities, a travelogue, memoir, entertainment bible and Sex and the City rolled into one, while living in Argentina. After dividing his time between Melbourne and Bangkok for two and a half years, he spent one month in Berlin, one month in Rome, one month in Tel Aviv and one year in Cape Town, while completing his first book, Is It True What They Say About Black Men?: Tales of Love, Lust and Language Barriers on the Other Side of the World (Amazon, November 4, 2014).

The Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, and The Advocate, among many other print and online publications, have featured his essays during his years abroad. He’s currently based in Sydney, where he’s worked as an editor for Nine Entertainment Co. while writing his second book, Storms in Africa: Notes from the Motherland, and wondering if he’ll ever make it to Antarctica.

Recently, Mr. Helligar was live on our show from Australia. He talked about his article I’m black and all my exes are white. Does that make me racist?.

During our conversation, Mr. Helligar talked about:

– Some of his background living in the Virgin Islands, Florida and New York
– How he got involved in the entertainment industry and his favorite interview of all time
– How did writing become part of his life
– some memories of his journeies to different countries and how did he end up in Sydney, Australia
– The background behind the article and how has this article has helped him, what he wanted to achieve with the article and the reaction
– Why have his partners all being white and his response to people who criticize this
– The fact that he has been ostracized by blacks and gays more than any other group
– His thoughts on racism in the gay community and what can be done to change it

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