The Dr. Vibe Show

The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Dr. Lawrence Rasheed and Melvin Lars.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump Says Kanye West Is A TERRIFIC GUY – Kanye West Visit White House

The Dr. Vibe Show™: White Americans Gain The Most From Trump’s Tax Cuts, A Report Finds

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Eric Holder – ‘When They Go Low, We Kick Them. That’s What This New Democratic Party Is About.’

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Midterms Are Key Test For Black Voters In Age Of Trump

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Lives Matter Became A Rallying Cry. Make It the Truth.

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Dr. Vibe

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the October 10, 2018 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Brett Kavanaugh as a new member of the United States Supreme Court
– Nikki Haley resigning as United States Ambassador to the United Nations
– 45’s op-ed Donald Trump: Democrats ‘Medicare for All’ plan will demolish promises to seniors in today’s USA Today
– Eric Holder saying “when the Republicans go low we kick them”

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the October 3, 2018 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Brett Kavanaugh’s United States Supreme Court hearings and the aftermath
– The Laquan McDonald murder trial in Chicago
– Young American voters under 30 and the impact they may have on the 2018 midterms

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Dr. Vibe


The panelist for last Sunday’s show was: Melvin Lars.

Mr. Lars commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Reject The Emmett Till/Brett Kavanaugh Comparison

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Bette Midler Apologizes After ‘Women Are The N-Word’ Tweet Inflames Fans

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump Says Men Don’t Feel Safe From False Persecution. That’s Not A New Feeling — For Black Men.

The Dr. Vibe Show™: ‘Justice For Laquan!’ Demonstrators Chant, As Chicago Officer Is Convicted Of Murder

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How The ‘Natural Talent’ Myth Is Used As A Weapon Against Black Athletes

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Dr. Vibe

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The 2018 Men’s and Women’s Summit On Masculinity in Toronto on November 18, 2018:

– It is a one-day coed event featuring 7 stellar speakers
– Features a vendor area to meet the top Men’s Organizations in Toronto
– Allows you to learn more about yourself and how you can be the contribution to your relationships, community, and experience greater success and freedom
– Provide the opportunity to leverage the Summit as a resource to transform yourself and your community
– Connects you with a community of like-minded Men and Women who want to live better lives
– Dr. Warren Farrell is the Keynote speaker for this year’s Men’s and Women’s Summit on Masculinity. Dr. Farrell will be talking about The Boy Crisis

Two of the speakers at this year’s summit are Beth Ostrander and Bryan Duarte.

Dr. Vibe recently had the opportunity to speak with Beth and Bryan.

During our conversation, they talked about:

– Some of their backgrounds, how they started working together and their ah-ha moment when it comes to helping people with their sexuality
– Some of the highlights of their upcoming talk at the Summit Re-Alining Intimacy In The Bedroom: What You Didn’t You Didn’t Know and how it how it ties into masculinity
– “We need to have a new conversation when it comes to masculinity.” Beth

You can contact Beth via:

Gourmet Sex Life
Linkedin
Facebook
Email

You can contact Brian via:

Eamil

For more information about The 2018 Men’s and Women’s Summit on Masculinity including how to attend in person or viewing the Summit online, the VIP Event – an evening with Dr. Warren Farrell on Saturday Night November 17th (an interactive evening with Dr. Farrell and other leaders working together on addressing issues facing our sons) and who will be speaking during the Summit on Sunday, November 18th, please click here.

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Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Melvin Lars and Jim Kennedy.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Brett Kavanaugh And America’s Insistence On White Male Virtue

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Some Black Americans Were Done With Bill Cosby After His ‘Pound Cake’ Speech

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Is #MeToo Still For #UsToo?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Innocence Erased – How Society Keeps Black Boys From Being Boys

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Allyship Is A Verb

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


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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the September 26, 2018 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Brett Kavanaugh’s United States Supreme Court hearings
– 45 at the United Nations
– Is United States Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein quitting or is he going to be fired?
– Bill Cosby and what is next for #MeToo

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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


Dr. Vibe


Pamela D. Price is a woman on a mission. As a young girl, growing up in Texas, she saw firsthand the impact of social determinants of health and was determined to not only do better for herself but to help other along the way. In 2012, she started Priceless Vessels of Promise, a nonprofit aimed at developing and sustaining programs that educate, empower, and support young girls and women. As Executive Director, Ms. Price provides comprehensive community-based programs to local areas in the Richmond Virginia Metro area.

Mrs. Price has a worked in the public health profession for nearly 20 years having gained vast experiences in public health, healthcare, and community health. She has served as a member of the U.S. Army Nurse Corp and has excelled in both government and non-governmental agencies providing leadership and guidance on program management, quality improvement, and project development. Mrs. Price has conducted workshops and presented at national conferences to include The United States Conference on AIDS and the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. She also serves as a consultant to community-based organizations providing project development, management, and evaluation services.

Recently, Ms. Price was on our show talking about The increasing impacts of stress and anxiety on Black women.

During our conversation, Ms. Price talked about:

– Some of her background including growing up in Texas, being raised by her grandparents, joining the military right after finishing high school
– Memories of her grandparents and her mother
– sharing her relationship with her mother who faced addictions with her daughter
– What her experience in the army taught her, her decision to leave the army and her life after leaving the army
– why did she want to talk about this subject
– “The Strong And Stressed Black Woman” article
– The importance of self-care for Black women and the challenge that many Black women face in getting mental health care
– some of the challenges that many Black women face in the workplace
– Diversity and inclusion policies are not set up to help many Black women succeed
– “Black women are in a constant chronic stage of stress.”
– “Many Black women are in a stage of flight or fight”
– how she overcome two deaths in her family (one of them being her mom) during the earlier part of this year and her husband’s support during this time
– How churches have to do a better job helping their attendees
– Black women and racial and gender discrimination

You can find out more about Ms. Price via:

Priceless Enterprises
Twitter
Facebook
Email

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Janice Robinson-Celeste is a businesswoman, journalist, author, entrepreneur, mother, grandmother and is one of the original founders of Successful Black Parenting magazine.

She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, is a published author of two parenting books, Pride & Joy by Simon & Schuster and Making A Supermodel: A Parents’ Guide. Janice has a degree in Early Childhood Education and holds and a master’s degree in business. Formerly, the School Age Child Care (SACC) Coordinator for the Philadelphia area with the non-profit organization, Parents Union for Public Schools, she developed SACC programs throughout the city. She headed a $2m YMCA where she served as the Executive Branch Director in charge of operations for a new facility, including the NAEYC accredited child care program and summer camp. In addition, Janice held the title of Early Childhood Specialist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Child Guidance Center where she worked with parents who struggled with substance abuse challenges to guide them with the healthy development of their young children. Janice was also a preschool teacher and has taught children through high school.

At the age of 49, she held the title of Mrs. New Jersey United States 2015 and still competes in pageants to this day. She is the mother of three successful adult daughters, including international supermodel, Sessilee Lopez.

Recently, Mrs. Robinson-Celeste was on our show talking about Back To School.

During our conversation, Mrs. Robinson-Celeste talked about:

– Some of the magazine’s background, some of her background and the news about the magazine recently winning two awards and moving to California
– What should parents buy for their kids and for teachers for back to school
– Her thoughts on teachers having to spend money out of their own pockets for supplies
– Teachers low salaries
– Being a single parent approaching the school year
– What questions do parents need to ask their children and what they need to do to be involved with their child(ren) school
– Parents having a schedule for their child(ren) during the school year and good relationship with their daycare if they use one
– Best practices for teachers
– What has made the teaching profession more challenging over the years
– The impact of digital devices in the classroom and how to deal with it
– Her thoughts on how the education system is serving parents and students
– The importance of knowing your child(ren) friends and their parents

You can find out more about Successful Black Parenting Magazine via:

Website
Twitter 
Facebook

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the September 19, 2018 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

The topics that Ms. Staggers with be talking about will be:

– 45 in South Carolina to view the damage by Hurricane Florence
– Brett Kavanaugh United States Supreme Court nomination
– Sarah Sanders antiquated thinking
– The upcoming book by Stormy Daniels
– Botham Jean killed by a Dallas white female police officer

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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


Dr. Vibe


Alexander Williams is a writer from Lancaster, California with a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and years of experience educating youth in the Bay Area. His essays have been featured on the Huffington Post and his first full-length novel, “Camp,” will be available on Amazon in the winter of 2019. Alexander is a highly motivated artist striving to foster the education of those that come from disadvantaged communities and give a voice to marginalized people. You can follow him on Twitter @DantheMalformed .

Recently, Mr. Williams was on our show talking about his article Artistic Catharsis- A Look Inside Black Masculinity.

During our conversation, Mr. Williams talked about:

– What is going on with him including the writing of a novel and working on getting into graduate school
– The story behind the article
– How some Black men are looked down upon for pursuing the arts and the stereotype(s) that come with it
– The stereotypes with being of mixed race and how did he and does he handle it
– How the racism he deals with effects his masculinity
– Why did reference Tupac Sukur in this article
– Why are Black men still experiencing the duality of racism and masculinity
– The effect of hip hop and Black women on the duality
– The conversations he has with his brother about the duality
– His suggestion on how Black men can deal with the duality
– The difference between Black masculinity and White masculinity

You can contact Mr. Williams via:

Twitter

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


Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the September 12, 2018 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Aretha Franklin’s funeral
– The New York Time’s I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration anonymous op-ed
– Bob Woodward’s book about 45’s presidency
– Kamala Harris, Cory Booker during Brett Kavanaugh’s US Supreme Court hearings
– Michelle Obama’s upcoming book Becoming
– The opiod problem while she lives (117 overdoses in one day)
– Serena Williams and her outburst at the US Open
– Andrew Gillum winning the Democratic nomination for Governor of Florida, Ayanna Pressley’s winning the primary for Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District and what the Democratic party needs to win the upcoming midterm and presidential elections in America
– The need for youth to be more involved in politics more than just voting
– Nike’s 30th anniversary ad

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Jonathan Shaw and Melvin Lars.

The panelists commented on the follow stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Lawyers “Disgusted” That Search Warrant Claiming Marijuana Found In Botham Jean’s Apartment Released On The Day Of Funeral

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How Stay-At-Home Dads Are Redefining Manhood

The Dr. Vibe Show™: ‘Low IQ,’ ‘SPECTACULAR,’ ‘Dog’ – How Trump Tweets About African-Americans

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Risky Business Of Branding Black Pain

The Dr. Vibe Show™: People Of Color Are Still Being Locked Out Of The Democratic Process

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On Saturday, September 15, 2018, Dr. Vibe hosted the conversation Black Fathers And Child Custody – Part One on Black Men Talking on WJMS Radio. The panelists were: Jonathan ShawHenri Morris and Melvin Lars.

During the conversation, the following topics were discussed:

– Three stigmas attributed to Black men it regards to child support
– Many Black men are frustrated by the process and need to know their rights when it comes to child support
– Are the rules and regulations in regards to Black fathers and child custody the same in Canada and America
– Some best practices for Black fathers who are dealing with child custody
– “I love being a father but I so hate fatherhood.” Henri Morris
– – “Using your penis is expensive so make sure you know who you are using it with.” Jonathan Shaw

You can contact Jonathan Shaw via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

You can contact Henri Morris via:

Facebook
Twitter
Email

You can contact Melvin Lars via:

Dying On My Feet
Twitter
Facebook

To find out more information about WJMS Radio via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Listen to WJMS anytime, anywhere with your iPhoneiPod TouchiPad, & Android device, by downloading Live365 and adding WJMS Radio as a favorite!

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Dr. Vibe

 


Serena Wills is a native New Yorker and currently resides in the Washington, DC area. She holds a BA in Policy Studies from Syracuse University an MPA from Virginia Tech and studying for her MA in Health and Wellness Coaching. She’s a nonprofit guru, a published author and spoken word artist. Her previous publications include her first poetry book titled, Reconstruction, Pieces of Life, Volume 1 was released in 2014 and is available on her websiteAmazon and Barnes and Noble. She’s also published in numerous anthologies and is a contributing writer/health and wellness blogger for online magazines and websites.

Serena is a mother to her beautiful son and is an advocate for Ovarian Cancer, GYN Cancers, HIV/AIDS, Lymphoma and Lyme Disease research and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc..

You can contact Ms. Wills via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Email

Tara Lessard’s Story …

It was August 2015. I spent a lot of time crying by the Delaware River, just blocks from my Morrisville, Pennsylvania home. I suffered from acid reflux for a year and knew something more was wrong but didn’t know what it was. I tried diet modification, sleeping sitting up and natural remedies to no avail. I finally went to a local hospital ER in September after having extreme pain in my stomach with immense amount of pressure when I sat down. They did a CT scan and quickly admitted me to the hospital where I was told the gynecologist would provide results the next day and family should be present. It was then the doctor shared I had stage 4 ovarian cancer and there was nothing they could do for me. I was in shock. No one in my family had cancer.

I ended up starting treatment at a nearby cancer hospital. They said I was a textbook case and recommended chemotherapy and surgery – and said I would be fine. I didn’t get a sense they knew me or cared about my concerns. They didn’t see me as a unique individual.

I reached out to Cancer Treatment Centers of America after my sister researched other options. Unfortunately, I was too sick to travel, so I treated closer to home at another cancer center and underwent an aggressive plan given the cancer growth beyond the ovaries. I had debilitating pain, eventually leading to use of a wheelchair. After a few months, I learned the disease metastasized to my spleen. Doctors said I probably had two years to live. I was in my mid-40s and wanted more. I went back into research mode, consulting with multiple, well-known facilities who all said the same thing. That’s when I picked up the phone and followed through with CTCA to get another opinion.

Tara’s CTCA Experience

In March 2017, I flew to CTCA in Atlanta and met with Dr. Geisler who said, “Your cancer is my priority.” He explained he would remove the spleen and any other evidence of the disease. After surgery, I would undergo six rounds of chemotherapy and was a good candidate for a new immunotherapy drug.

I instantly loved my team and had faith in Dr. Geisler.

By late April, I was set for surgery, but got extremely sick and was admitted to the local hospital for obstructed bowel. Once released, I couldn’t eat or drink, so I went to another hospital for three weeks. They told me they wanted to operate, but I refused. I knew I needed to get back to CTCA. The doctors put in a central line for TPN, so my mom, sister and I hired a medical transport van and drove down to Atlanta so I could have surgery there.

Surgery was intense, involving my spleen, pieces of my small bowel and more. It was successful. A week later, I went back for emergency surgery followed by an extended hospital stay. The care was amazing. Everyone from Nursing, Transportation, Pastoral Care and Cancer Fighters spent time with us. Dr. Rosenberg performed adjustments to help my back, Dr. Johnson helped my side effects with acupuncture, and Physical Therapy ensured I got up to walk. After discharge, I returned to CTCA every three weeks for chemo and received my last treatment on my 45th birthday. My CA levels drastically decreased…and I remain cancer free.

I am so grateful for the entire staff at CTCA. My mom and I are now patient and caregiver advocates. We love our changing roles in this journey and are so happy we can give back by helping others. I am so grateful not to be just living, but thriving.

Additional Information:
● I live in Morrisville, Pennsylvania (north of Philadelphia)
● I love cooking, photography, making jewelry and painting
● I’m currently in a scholarship program for The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia (home to one of the world’s greatest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modern paintings)
● Mom and I love being Cancer Fighter Care Net (CFCN) volunteers

You can contact Ms. Lessard via:

Facebook
Email

Recently, Serena and Tara were on our show talking about ovarian cancer. During the conversation, they talked about:

– Some of their backgrounds
– Ovarian cancer and best practices in dealing with it
– Serena sharing about her mother having ovarian cancer and eventually passing away
– Tara dealing with ovarian cancer at this time
– Where are both getting their strength from and how did they meet
– How the treatment for ovarian cancer advanced over the years and how to prevent/diagnose ovarian cancer
– The cost of treatment
– Increased awareness about ovarian cancer
– What would they like to see happen in regards to combating ovarian cancer
– how to deal with the loss of a loved one due ovarian cancer

You can find out more about ovarian cancer from these American organizations:

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

SHARE Cancer Support

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance

Magenta Study

Nell’d It

Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Teal45

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Association (PCSOAA)

Stand Up To Cancer

American Cancer Society

You can find out more about ovarian cancer from this Canadian organization:

Ovarian Cancer Canada

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Melvin Lars and Ikey Raw .

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump Wants DOJ To Investigate ‘Resistance’ Writer As a Matter of National Security

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Nike’s Ad Featuring Colin Kaepernick Isn’t Risky At All; It’s Business

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Service – Remembering The Queen Of Soul’s Beautiful Life

The Dr. Vibe Show™: For Black Boys And Girls With Absent Fathers, The Pain Is The Same, But Here’s Why The Support Isn’t

The Dr. Vibe Show™: We Still Can’t Breathe, And The Air Is Getting Thicker

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The Truth Conference is a wellness weekend getaway destination for men and women featuring: FAITH, PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL and GOOD OLD FASHIONED FUN. It is a time of refreshing for all. Amidst life learning, we give time to rest, enjoy life, and laugh.

The conference is being held at the Americana Conference Resort and Spa in Niagara Falls, Ontario from September 7 – 9, 2018.

Recently, Nadine Miller of the Truth Conference was on our show.

During our conversation, Ms. Miller talked about:

– The list of speakers for this year’s conference
– Some of the history of the conference
– Some of the lessons they have learned and the work it takes putting on the conference every year
– What message do they want the attendees of this conference to leave with

You can find out more information about the conference via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Melvin LarsLeRon Barton and Dr. Lawrence Rasheed.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Is It Still OK To ‘Trash’ Poor White People?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Beto O’Rourke’s Straight Answer To A Tough Question – Kneeling In The NFL

The Dr. Vibe Show™: With Trump In The White House, White Nationalists Aren’t Going Anywhere

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Unions Brought Black Americans Into The Middle Class. They’re Now Being Decimated

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Unions Brought Black Americans Into The Middle Class. They’re Now Being Decimated

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Akley Olton is a creator of images from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines who uses art to share the beauty and contradictions of the Caribbean. He is a young man dedicated to the development of Caribbean cinema, trained in visual arts, graphic design and audiovisual production. Since 2011 he began to work as Director of Photography for Film Fiction, Documentary and Advertising. He studied Cinema (CINEMATOGRAPHY) at the International School of Cinema and TV EICTV, CUBA. He has worked on projects in St. Vincent and the Grenades, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba, London, Canada and Ghana.

Recently, Mr. Olton was on our show today talking about his film BLACK DOLL which is being shown on the opening night at this year’s Caribbean Tales Film Festival.

During our conversation, Mr. Olton talked about:

– Some of his background including life growing up in St. Vincent and the Grenadenes
– Dealing with his mother who did want him to get into film making
– Some of his film making journey
– Cuba’s influence on his film making
– The story behind Black Doll and the influence his niece had on the film
– Why did choose now to start directing
– The challenge of finding a Black doll in St. Vincent
– The process of getting the film in this year’s festival
– tThe message he wants the audience to get from the film

You can find out more about Mr. Olton via:

Instagram
Twitter
Facebook

You can find out more information about this year’s Caribbean Tales Film Festival via:

Website

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Paul Nguyen is a filmmaker, journalist and social activist best known for creating Jane-Finch.com.

Nguyen’s impact is recognized by political and community leaders across Canada. He is a public speaker and media commentator on race, crime and youth issues.

Nguyen sits on the York University Alumni Board, York University Senate, and the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada. He is featured on a list of noteworthy historical figures for Asian Heritage Month by the Government of Canada.

You can find more about Paul via:

Jane-Finch.com
Twitter
Email

Dwayne Wright (Mr. Fresh) is an Canadian Award Winning Entrepreneur and C.E.O from Toronto. In Toronto, there is a notoriously known neighborhood called Jane and Finch, or Jane and Fresh which Mr. Fresh likes to call it. He was raised in the midst of guns, drugs, violence and poverty it molded him from seeing violence, drugs and guns first hand, to the successful businessman he is today becoming Fresh and Famous.

You find out about Dwayne via:

Website
Instagram
Linkedin
Twitter
YouTube
Email

Recently, Paul and Dwayne were our show talking about the article Jane-Finch voices speak truth to power on gun violence.

During the conversation, Paul and Dwayne talked about:

– Some of their experiences and challenges growing up in the Jane-Finch area
– Why did Paul decide to write this article
– Their experiences during the first “Summer Of The Gun” in Toronto (2005)
– What has been happening in Jane-Finch since 2005
– “The best social program is a job.” Paul
– The background behind the article
– The practice of carding by the police
– Their reactions when they see people leaving Jane and Finch
– The threat of gentrification and the effect that the current political climate is having
– Their thoughts on councilman’s Giorgio Mammoliti comments calling some of the residents of the area as “cockroaches”
– Some of the misconceptions and some great things about Jane and Finch
– Solutions to help make positive change

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Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the August 22, 2018 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Paul Manafort, 45’s former campaign chairman, found guilty on eight charges
– Melania Trump attending a cyberbullying summit one week after Trump’s ‘dog’ tweet about Omarosa and planning her first solo international trip to Africa in October
– Representative Duncan Hunter, one of the earliest congressional supporters of 45’s presidential campaign, is indicted, accused of misusing campaign funds
– Michael Cohen, Trump’s lawyer and “fix-it guy” for more than a decade, pleaded guilty to eight federal crimes.
– Will America overlook everything as long as the economy stays strong?
– The continued high level of shootings in Chicago

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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


Dr. Vibe


 

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

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

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

You contact Dr. Egwu via:

Twitter

Lia Miller

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

You can find more about Ms. Miller via:

Website 
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Recently, Dr. Egrw and Ms. Miller were on our show talking about Marginalized People Don’t Need Lessons In Civility.

During the conversation, they talked about:

– Why Dr. Tachi wanted to talk about this subject and Lia experiences with this subject in different countries
– Marginalization in the Black community
– How should Blacks respond where they are told they are not “civil”
– Do Black men need to be more supportive for Black women
– The need for Blacks to hold each other more accountable
– “Some people’s Black cards need to be revoked.” Lia Miller
– Is marginalization inevitable?
– The fact that capitalism is an ally of marginalization
– That people of color spend too much time apologizing being people of color

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Dr. Vibe


Ernest Owens is an award-winning journalist and editor for Philadelphia Magazine’s G Philly and CEO of Ernest Media Empire, LLC. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he covers a variety of social issues regarding race, LGBTQ, politics, and pop culture. As a Black gay journalist, his extensive reporting on racism in the LGBTQ community garnered national attention as he revealed acts of discrimination in Philadelphia’s Gayborhood.

At 26 years old, Ernest has already used his growing platform to advocate for media diversity and inclusion. He serves on the boards of Philadelphia Community Access Media and the Pen & Pencil Club, the nation’s oldest press club. His work has been featured on CNNNPRNBC NewsUSA TodayBET, and other media outlets. He’s a member of the Online News Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). He was named the 2016 Trailblazer of the Year by the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists and won the 2017 James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism for his coverage on racial discrimination in the LGBTQ community, among other honors. He was named the 2017 Emerging Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists. He can be found online at ernestowens.com and followed on Twitter at @MrErnestOwens.

Recently, Ernest was on our show. During our conversation, he talked about:

– Him being on a new podcast (For Colored Boyz), why he decided to get involved with podcasting and how much work it takes
– His memories of this year’s NABJ Annual conference in Detroit including him winning two awards
– Other than him winning two awards what made this NABJ annual conference different than the other two he has attended
– How did the media deal with Black journalists at the conference and the need for diversity in newsrooms
– Jesse Jackson’s speech at this year’s conference
– His thoughts on: Omarosa, the lack of the Democratic party ignoring young Black leaders, if Blacks can really be conservative and the use of labels in politics and society
– The state of Black America

You can find more about Ernest via:

Website 
Twitter
For Colored Boyz

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From humble beginnings to a prosperous life. Rodney Kellum has discovered the power of Speaking Life into existence. In addition to accomplishing some major milestones such as playing Division I basketball, being internationally recognized by CNN for the book he Co-authored titled What Yo Nayme Iz: What Not To Name Your Child, and launching Speak Life Inspirational Speaking. Rodney has learned the extremely valuable lesson that his most important work is done at home as husband and father.

Life changed for Rodney when he was forced to choose between his then dream job, and his then very young first child Randall. Once Rodney chose Randall over his what he thought was his dream job his paradigm shifted, and Fatherhood became his inspiration for doing everything that he now does.

When you hear Rodney Kellum speak, you will learn the tools to go from Motivation to Inspiration, as well as the absolute power you have to create the life that you want beginning with carefully choosing and speaking life changing words.

Rodney Kellum is based out of the Atlanta area, and is available for booking of your special event.

Over the next few weeks, The Dr. Vibe Show™ will be hosting the Speak Life Series. During these conversations, Rodney will sharing about various subjects including fatherhood, faith, manhood and rejecting mediocrity and accepting greatness.

On this episode of the Speak Life Series, Rodney talked about Make Like A Ladder And Step Up.

During the conversation, Rodney talked about:

– How was his Father’s Day and some updates with him
– Being uncomfortable in order to become what you need to become
– How he stepped up in regards to losing weight
– Finding your inspiration in life and to achieve your goals
– How full time employees can value themselves as a business
– What are some of things preventing some men from stepping up

You can find out more about Rodney via:

Speak Life International Speaking
Speak Life International Speaking – Facebook
Twitter
Email

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Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the August 15, 2018 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Sarah Huckabee Sanders admits she gave false figures on African-American job numbers under Obama
– Omarosa Manigault Newman and 45

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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


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

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

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

You contact Dr. Egwu via:

Twitter

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

You can find more about Ms. Miller via:

Website 
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

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

During the conversation they talked about:

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

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Jim Kennedy and Melvin Lars.

The panelists will be discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: LeBron James Takes Don Lemon On An Exclusive Tour Of His New “I PROMISE” School

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Less Than 50 Years After Tuskegee, Can Trust In Our Health System Be Restored?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Dak Prescott Is Every Black Man In Corporate America

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How To Cut Crime And End America’s Mass Incarceration

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Six Years Later – Trayvon Martin, Florida And Stand Your Ground

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the August 8, 2018 of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Yesterday’s American primary elections and future for both parties
– Rick Gates testimony at the Paul Manafort trial
– LeBron James, Don Lemon and 45
– Candace Owens and Omarosa Manigault-Newman

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the August 2, 2018 of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Needing ID to grocery shop and other terrible excuses that Sarah Sanders makes up
– 45’s tweet calling for Sessions to fire Mueller/end investigation
– 45 having ‘No Problem Doing a Shut Down’ if he doesn’t get border wall funding
– 45 blasts Koch brothers as a ‘total joke’ among Republicans
– Collusion vs. conspiracy
– 45 praised as ‘pro-black’ at White House prison reform event
– Across America Black women are being killed at an alarming rate by intimate partners or men they turned down compared to other women

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the July 25, 2018 of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Jordan Davis mother winning primary for the Senate race in Georgia
– 45, Cohen discuss paying for Playmate’s story of affair on recording
– 45 considering revoking security clearances for top officials who have criticized him
– White House bans CNN reporter from event for ‘inappropriate’ questions
– Nia Wilson was killed in California & her death is sparking calls of “Say Her Name”
– R. Kelly addresses sexual abuse allegations in new song

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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 panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Dr. Lawrence Rasheed and Melvin Lars.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Report Finds Surprisingly High Rate of Slavery In Developed Countries

Employees – Before Calling The Police On Customers, Consider The Following

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Nia Wilson Was Killed In California & Her Death Is Sparking Calls Of “Say Her Name”

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Be A Strong Independent Woman

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Woke Players Need To Wake Up Because The NBA Is About Business First

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: LeRon Barton and Melvin Lars.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Agonizing Irony In Emmett Till Case

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Quiet Death Of Racial Progress

The Dr. Vibe Show™: We Don’t Trust The Criminal Justice System Until It Clears A Black Man of Sexual Assault. Then We’re All In

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why I Don’t Understand The Black Affluent Class

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Misconception Of “Man Up,”– It’s Literally Killing Black Men

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From humble beginnings to a prosperous life. Rodney Kellum has discovered the power of Speaking Life into existence. In addition to accomplishing some major milestones such as playing Division I basketball, being internationally recognized by CNN for the book he Co-authored titled What Yo Nayme Iz: What Not To Name Your Child, and launching Speak Life Inspirational Speaking. Rodney has learned the extremely valuable lesson that his most important work is done at home as husband and father.

Life changed for Rodney when he was forced to choose between his then dream job, and his then very young first child Randall. Once Rodney chose Randall over his what he thought was his dream job his paradigm shifted, and Fatherhood became his inspiration for doing everything that he now does.

When you hear Rodney Kellum speak, you will learn the tools to go from Motivation to Inspiration, as well as the absolute power you have to create the life that you want beginning with carefully choosing and speaking life changing words.

Rodney Kellum is based out of the Atlanta area, and is available for booking of your special event.

Over the next few weeks, The Dr. Vibe Show™ will be hosting the Speak Life Series. During these conversations, Rodney will sharing about various subjects including fatherhood, faith, manhood and rejecting mediocrity and accepting greatness.

On this episode of the Speak Life Series, Rodney talked about Reject Mediocrity And Embrace Your Greatness … Your Past Does Not Have To Define Your Future.

During the conversation, Rodney talked about:

– Not using the phrase “just a little”
– Rejecting your past
– Forgiving the person who hurt, abused you or spoke negative over you as a child
– Embracing your greatness

You can find out more about Rodney via:

Speak Life International Speaking
Speak Life International Speaking – Facebook
Twitter
Email

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

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

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

You contact Dr. Egwu via:

Twitter

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

You can find more about Ms. Miller via:

Website 
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Recently, Dr. Egrw and Ms. Miller were on show talking about The Irrational Fear Of Black Folk For Doing Innocuous Things.

During the conversation, they talked about:

– Why does this keep on happening andwhy are we hearing about incidents are blacks considered to be dangerous when they are doing nothing wrong in a public spaces
– The role that gentrification plays with this issue
– The root causes of these calls, if this happens in Bolivia and it being better being Black in Bolivia than in the United States
– Lia concerns for her children with her family moving back in the United States
– Blacks need to be concerned about self-preservasation
– Many Blacks not taking self-care seriously
– What is the fear that some Whites have of Blacks is based on
– That some African Americans fear other African Americans
– That integration caused a number of white people to fear Black people
– “We put a yard/meter stick up to ourselves that we don’t use against others.” Dr. Tachi
– Their calls to action for Blacks and non-Blacks

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Ms. Staggers talked about:

– The Finland Faux Pas
– How the American media covers mass shootings and the gun debate
– The reopening of the Emmitt Till case
– Sarah Sanders
– Angela Rye defending Charlamagne Tha God rape accusations

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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The panelist for last Sunday’s show was: Melvin Lars.

Mr. Lars commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: U.S. Army Is Discharging Immigrant Recruits Who Were Promised Citizenship

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Obama Tops Public’s List Of Best President In Their Lifetime, Followed by Clinton, Reagan

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Hey, Privileged White Guy, ‘Sup?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Using Uber While Black

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Race And Economic Opportunity In The United States

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the July 12, 2018 of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Peter Strzok hearings
– 45 in London
– This week’s NATO meetings
– Upcoming meeting between 45 and Putin
– Pappa John’s founder John Schnatter resigned as chairman of the pizza chain’s board amid controversy over using a racial slur
– #LivingWhileBlack

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease found in people who have had multiple head injuries. Symptoms may include behavioral problems, mood problems, and problems with thinking. This typically does not begin until years after the injuries. It often gets worse over time and can result in dementia. It is unclear if the risk of suicide is altered.

Most documented cases have occurred in athletes involved in contact sports such as American football, wrestling, boxing, ice hockey, rugby and soccer. Other risk factors include being in the military, prior domestic violence, and repeated banging of the head.The exact amount of trauma required for the condition to occur is unknown. Definitive diagnosis can only occur at autopsy. It is a form of tauopathy.

As of 2018, there is no specific treatment. Rates of disease have been found to be about 30% among those with a history of multiple head injuries. Population rates, however, are unclear. Research into brain damage as a result of repeated head injuries began in the 1920s, at which time the condition was known as dementia pugilistica or “punch drunk syndrome”. Changing the rules in some sports has been discussed as a means of prevention.

Over the next few Mondays live at 9 p.m. Eastern at , The Dr. Vibe Show™ and The Good Men Project will hosting You, me & CTEYou, me & CTE is a series of conversations on and about Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Karen and Doug Zegel, are the mother and step-father of Patrick Risha, an All-Conference running back in high school and at Dartmouth College. Patrick suffered from CTE, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, before he took his own life at the age of 32. They founded the Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation. Along with the informative website StopCTE.org and social media pages, the foundation works to provide parents of school age children (who have very susceptible brains) with information about the dangers of sports which involve head trauma. The foundation also works to open the avenues for brain donations for research and awareness. And the foundation is also striving to increase awareness of the prevalence of CTE in our society in ex-athletes, veterans, and victims of domestic abuse.

Recently, Karen and Doug were on our show. During our conversation, they talked about:

– Some of their backgrounds
– The loss of their thirty-two year old son, Patrick, to CTE
– Some memories of their son and life as a football family
– Dealing with Patrick’s health and emotional challenges
– Finding out about CTE after their son passed away and dealing with the fact that Patrick was misdiagnosed
– The medical profession not being up to speed when it comes to CTE
– Karen believing that no one should play football unless they know that they are going to ruin their brain and suffer brain trauma
– The growth of flag football and increased awareness in regards to CTE and brain trauma
– The initial reaction to their campaign and opponents to their campaign
– What role should government have in dealing with CTE
– Their calls to action

You and find out more about Karen and Doug at:

StopCTE.org

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Dr. Lawrence RasheedJim Kennedy and Melvin Lars.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 95% Graduation Rate For Black High School Boys? Dr. Paul Miller Has The Recipe

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Blacks Are Leaving The Democratic Party

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Poll – One-Third Of Americans, Nearly Half of Black People Think We’re Headed For Another Civil War

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Terry Crews, Luke Cage And Black Male Rage

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Men Have Shorter Lives Than White Men. Here’s How We Can Change That.

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Warren Clarke is the curator of the Barber Shop Talk Series.

Recently, Mr. Clarke was on our show talking about the Barber Shop Talk Series Vol. 2: Black masculinity.

During our conversation, Mr. Clarke talked about:

– Some of his background and his journey of masculinity
– Why and when did his passion for education change
– His choice to study anthropology
– The story behind the Barber Shop Talk Vol. 1 and some memories of the first event
– when he started planning Volume Two and the story behind three cities hosting this event
– The themes for Volume Two
– What is so special about Black men and barbershops
– His thoughts on perception, expectation and representation in relationship to Black masculinity
– How Black masculinity is viewed by society
– The difference between Black masculinity and White masculinity
– The effect of hip hop on black masculinity
– What will make Volume Two successful

On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 Barber Shop Talk Series: Black masculinity is hosting three social events in three separate cities (Montreal, Toronto, and Ottawa) which explores the social development of young Black men by the women who raise them.

When:

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Time:

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where:

Toronto (location: University of Toronto – Transitional Year Program, 123 St. George St. Toronto, Ontario)

Montreal:

Dynasty studio’s: 330 St Jacques St. Montréal, Québec

Ottawa:

Cultural Arts Studio: 40 Colonnade Rd. Ottawa, Ontario

These events seek to understand how young Black men socially construct their masculinities in a Canadian context. Knowing that anti-Black racism and negative stereotypes exist within our Canadian societies, which impede Black men’s upward mobility, the idea is to disrupt such social norms. Building upon a previous dialogue about Black Canadian masculinities, we are encouraging positive social outcomes for Black men and boys, but also the community members they are in relation with.

The purpose of three cities is to understand the lived experiences of the development of Black masculinity from an Anglo-phone and Franco-phone perspective.

Guests have the opportunity to participate in our live discussions at either of the three events (maximum of 20 people). For those who are unable to attend the event, they have the opportunity to access remotely to one of the three cities of their choice.

ATTENDANCE

If you plan on attending the event, please note that SPACES ARE LIMITED, and priority is given on a first come first serve basis.

People who are interested in the event are asked to RSVP, which will help us manage the available space. Twenty people will be accommodated in each city’s event, which allows people to speak and share opinions.

Please register at one of the Eventbrite links below to confirm your spot at one of the locations.

Ottawa:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/barbershop-talk-series-vol-2-boys-to-men-ottawa-tickets-47287720846

Toronto:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/barbershop-talk-series-vol-2-boys-to-men-toronto-tickets-47287846221

Montréal:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/discussion-chez-le-coiffeur-vol-2-garcons-a-hommes-montreal-tickets-47288238394

LIVE STREAM LINKS

Live streaming will be available for those who are unable to attend as a way to include as many community members as possible. If you are interested in connecting to one of the cities below, please select the city you are interested in on July 11th at 6:30 p.m.

Montreal:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lD-FML91b4

Ottawa:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhIASaUzd2s

Toronto:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIE4PAkhXU0

Go Fund Me:

Through the use of Go Fund Me, the organizers of the event are striving to achieve the goal of $420 and the money collected for this event will go directly toward providing haircuts for 21 young Black men who attend these events. We will be distributing 7 vouchers at each of the three “Barbershop Talks” sites (Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto) to encourage community involvement.

Go Fund Me Link:

https://www.gofundme.com/barbershop-talk-series

THEMES FOR THE EVENT

1. Black young men and their mothers

2. Masculinity

3. Single motherhood

4. Gender relations

You find out more information about Robert and the Barber Shop Talk series via:

Warren Clarke – Facebook
Black Men and Misconceptions: Barber Shop Talk – Facebook 
Email

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From humble beginnings to a prosperous life. Rodney Kellum has discovered the power of Speaking Life into existence. In addition to accomplishing some major milestones such as playing Division I basketball, being internationally recognized by CNN for the book he Co-authored titled What Yo Nayme Iz: What Not To Name Your Child, and launching Speak Life Inspirational Speaking. Rodney has learned the extremely valuable lesson that his most important work is done at home as husband and father.

Life changed for Rodney when he was forced to choose between his then dream job, and his then very young first child Randall. Once Rodney chose Randall over his what he thought was his dream job his paradigm shifted, and Fatherhood became his inspiration for doing everything that he now does.

When you hear Rodney Kellum speak, you will learn the tools to go from Motivation to Inspiration, as well as the absolute power you have to create the life that you want beginning with carefully choosing and speaking life changing words.

Rodney Kellum is based out of the Atlanta area, and is available for booking of your special event.

Over the next few weeks, The Dr. Vibe Show™ will be hosting the Speak Life Series. During these conversations, Rodney will sharing about various subjects including fatherhood, faith, manhood and rejecting mediocrity and accepting greatness.

On this episode of Speak Life Series, Rodney talks about Speak Life Manhood Series … Real Men Don’t Cry?

During the conversation, Rodney talked about:

– The background on a recent event that he was part of
– Eliminating “toxic” from the phrase toxic masculinity
– That it is okay for men to reach out if they need help
– How to respond to a man after he says that he is fine
– His reflections on the recent loss of his grandfather
– For men not to wait to act until it is crisis mode
– “Suicide is a permanent solution for a temporary problem.”
– The last time he cried and reasons why it is good for men to cry
– The lack of men crying being hereditary and the media’s influence on this issue

You can find out more about Rodney via:

Speak Life International Speaking
Speak Life International Speaking – Facebook
Twitter
Email

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The panelist for last Sunday’s show was Melvin Lars.

Mr. Lars discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Jameis Winston Has Reached A New Level Of Unprecedented Privilege

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump And Friends Come For Maxine Waters, A Black Woman Who Doesn’t Give A Damn About Your Calls For Civility

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How Police Killings Lead To Poor Mental Health In The Black Community

The Dr. Vibe Show™: If Only Black America Could Work Together As Well As The NBA Champion Warriors

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 5 Things White People Can Do Before They Call The Cops On A Black Person

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease found in people who have had multiple head injuries. Symptoms may include behavioral problems, mood problems, and problems with thinking. This typically does not begin until years after the injuries. It often gets worse over time and can result in dementia. It is unclear if the risk of suicide is altered.

Most documented cases have occurred in athletes involved in contact sports such as American football, wrestling, boxing, ice hockey, rugby and soccer. Other risk factors include being in the military, prior domestic violence, and repeated banging of the head.The exact amount of trauma required for the condition to occur is unknown. Definitive diagnosis can only occur at autopsy. It is a form of tauopathy.

As of 2018, there is no specific treatment. Rates of disease have been found to be about 30% among those with a history of multiple head injuries. Population rates, however, are unclear. Research into brain damage as a result of repeated head injuries began in the 1920s, at which time the condition was known as dementia pugilistica or “punch drunk syndrome”. Changing the rules in some sports has been discussed as a means of prevention.

Over the next few Mondays live at 9 p.m. Eastern at , The Dr. Vibe Show™ and The Good Men Project will hosting You, me & CTEYou, me & CTE is a series of conversations on and about Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Cyndy Feasel, the author of After the Cheering Stops, is an elementary school art teacher in Mesquite, Texas. She grew up in the Dallas suburb of Garland and attended Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, where she met Grant Feasel, a center on the Abilene Wildcats football team.

After graduation, she became a primary school teacher and married Grant, who was drafted by the Baltimore Colts in 1983. For the next ten years, Grant played in the NFL although he lost two seasons to knee injuries. In total, Grant played 117 games and was a three-year starter for the Seattle Seahawks.

Following Grant’s retirement, the family moved back to the Dallas area, where Grant and Cyndy raised three children: Sean, Sarah, and Spencer.

Grant started drinking to dull the pain that began in a brain muddled by a history of repetitive trauma and symptomatic concussions. Neither of them knew at the time that he was slowly drinking himself to death—a lingering process that took nearly twenty years. There was collateral damage: their marriage was destroyed, their three children were greatly impacted, and Cyndy was left financially reeling. All because her husband played a violent game that entertained tens of millions of football fans every Sunday.

Since Grant’s death in 2012 at the age of 52, Cyndy has been sharing her story as a precautionary tale of what can happen when loved ones play a sport with inherit risks that wreak tremendous physical damage.

Cyndy makes her home in the Dallas area. Her website is www.cyndyfeasel.com.

During our conversation, Ms. Feasel talked about:

– Life growing up in Texas including how her and Grant met and it was love at first site
– how Grant got involved in professional football even though it was his first choice
– That they were uneducated about concussions during Grant’s career and his experiences with head injuries
– Grant getting hooked on opiates which led to his starting to drink alcohol
– Grant becoming unmanageable at the end of his life due to CTE
– The story behind the book
– Her campaign about prevent young people playing football
– How some parents are preventing there kids from playing football
– Her concerns on how the NFL is dealing with players getting head injuries
– What changes would she like to see when it comes to football and CTE
– Here call to action for young kids, the NCAA, the NFL and parents

You can find our more about Ms. Feasel via:

Website
After The Cheering Stops – Amazon
Twitter

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the June 27, 2018 of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– #PermitPatty
– Sarah Sanders new catch phrase of “civility”
– U.S. travel ban upheld by the Supreme Court and 45 to get another Supreme Court pick as judge announces retirement
– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a 28-year-old Latina millennial from the Bronx who pulled off a stunning upset in a New York City Democratic congressional primary over Rep. Joe Crowley, a 10-term Democrat widely seen as a contender to potentially lead the party or become Speaker of the House

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the June 23, 2018 edition of “Staggers State Of Things”, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– The reversal of 45’s administration insisting, wrongly, that it has no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of the law and a court decision

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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

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

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Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Dr. Lawrence Rasheed and Melvin Lars.

The panelists be discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The King And Queen Of Cruelty

The Dr. Vibe Show™: U.S. Population Is Becoming Older, And Less White, Than Ever Before

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Hispanics Are Climbing The Social Mobility Ladder Faster Than Blacks

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Glen Henry “What I’ve Learned About Parenting As A Stay-At-Home Dad”

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Lives Matter Won’t Work Until Black Lives Matter To Blacks

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease found in people who have had multiple head injuries. Symptoms may include behavioral problems, mood problems, and problems with thinking. This typically does not begin until years after the injuries. It often gets worse over time and can result in dementia. It is unclear if the risk of suicide is altered.

Most documented cases have occurred in athletes involved in contact sports such as American football, wrestling, boxing, ice hockey, rugby and soccer. Other risk factors include being in the military, prior domestic violence, and repeated banging of the head.The exact amount of trauma required for the condition to occur is unknown. Definitive diagnosis can only occur at autopsy. It is a form of tauopathy.

As of 2018, there is no specific treatment. Rates of disease have been found to be about 30% among those with a history of multiple head injuries. Population rates, however, are unclear. Research into brain damage as a result of repeated head injuries began in the 1920s, at which time the condition was known as dementia pugilistica or “punch drunk syndrome”. Changing the rules in some sports has been discussed as a means of prevention.

The Dr. Vibe Show™ and The Good Men Project are hosting You, me & CTEYou, me & CTE is a series of conversations on and about Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Kimberly Archie is the co-founder of the National Cheer Safety FoundationSave Your Brain and Faces of CTE. She is heralded as the nation’s leading advocate and expert on the prevention of the maltreatment of child athletes. Her legal work has been used to settle more than 50 sports injury lawsuits since 2008, including the landmark NFL brain injury case, and US Soccer litigation that removed headers for kids 10 and under.

She is a 39 year brain injury thriver, and mother of 3 who lost her son, Paul Bright Jr. in 2014 to the mind robbing brain disease, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

During our conversation, Ms. Archie talked about:

– Some of her background including being an advocate for the underdog and serving for a greater good from a young age
– How she got involved with fighting for children who get head injuires participating in sports
– The story of her daughter being injured while doing gymnastics
– People (eg. helmet companies, leagues) not being responsible when it comes to this issue
– The story behind her involvement with children and brain injuries through sport since 2009 and the support that she has received from former NFL players
– Her experiences dealing with helmet makers
– The growth of flag football
– How parents have more access to information on brain injuries due to sports and how has the sports environment for children has changed
– Her thoughts on the National Football League, race and CTE
– What has been her toughest battle
– Her words for parents
– She thinks what football will look like ten years from now

You can contact Ms. Archie via:

Twitter
Faces Of CTE
National Cheer Safety Foundation
Save Your Brain Campaign
Save Your Brain Project – Facebook
Phone: (800) 596-7860

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease found in people who have had multiple head injuries. Symptoms may include behavioral problems, mood problems, and problems with thinking. This typically does not begin until years after the injuries. It often gets worse over time and can result in dementia. It is unclear if the risk of suicide is altered.

Most documented cases have occurred in athletes involved in contact sports such as American football, wrestling, boxing, ice hockey, rugby and soccer. Other risk factors include being in the military, prior domestic violence, and repeated banging of the head.The exact amount of trauma required for the condition to occur is unknown. Definitive diagnosis can only occur at autopsy. It is a form of tauopathy.

As of 2018, there is no specific treatment. Rates of disease have been found to be about 30% among those with a history of multiple head injuries. Population rates, however, are unclear. Research into brain damage as a result of repeated head injuries began in the 1920s, at which time the condition was known as dementia pugilistica or “punch drunk syndrome”. Changing the rules in some sports has been discussed as a means of prevention.

The Dr. Vibe Show™ and The Good Men Project have been hosting hosting You, me & CTEYou, me & CTE is a series of conversations on and about Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Debra Pyka is an advocate and co-founder of Child Athlete AdvocatesSave Your Brainand Faces of CTE. Her son Joseph, a youth and high school athlete died by suicide in 2012 at the age of 25 and was later diagnosed with CTE/brain damage.

During our conversation, Ms. Pyka talked about:

- Some of her background
- The loss her son to suicide due to brain injuries
- If she had concerns about head injuries before her son got involved in sports
- Having no knowledge of CTE until her son died
- The circumstances behind son's death even though her son was diagnosed with a concussion
- The launch March 2016 start of Save Your Brain campaign
- How athletes don't have to have a concussion to have brain damage
- What the reaction did she recieve when she started her campaign
and when she became to get attention and gain momemtum
- Some of the positive changes since the Save Your Brain campaign began
- Her call to action for the: NFL, Youth Football Leagues and parents
- The support of this issue from the medical community

You can contact Ms. Pyka via:

Concussion Legacy Foundation
Concussion Legacy Foundation – Twitter 
Concussion Legacy Foundation – Twitter
Concussion Legacy Foundation – Instagram
Faces Of CTE
Save Your Brain Project – Facebook

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the June 13, 2018 episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

The topics that Ms. Staggers talked about were:

– The United States vs. Canada and a number of America’s allies
– The Trump-Kim summit
– Michael Cohen: Will he or won’t he flip on Trump?
– Barack Obama is in talks with potential Democratic party presidential candidates for 2020
– The AT&T Time Warner merger decision
– London Breed becoming first Black woman mayor of San Francisco

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Ikey Raw Melvin Lars and Ryan Singh.

The panelists will be commented on the follow stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump Helped Alice Johnson. Thousands Like Her Remain Incarcerated.

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Seven Reasons To Worry About The American Middle Class

The Dr. Vibe Show™: These Black Churches Are Considering Arming Their Congregations

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 10 Euphemisms For ‘Racist’ That Won’t Hurt White People’s Feelings

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What’s Behind the Higher Suicide Rate Among Black Children?

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the June 6, 2018 episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– 45 offers clemency to imprisoned woman, Alice Johnson, after being lobbied by Kim Kardashian West
– 45 cancelling the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles visit to the White House
– White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders vs the media, specifically April Ryan

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Melvin Lars, Jim Kennedy and Galen Bingham.

The panelists commented on the follow stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: UN – US Inequality Reaching A Dangerous Level Due To Trump’s ‘Cruel’ Measures

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Is Killing African-Americans?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Stanley Nelson “Story Of Access”

The Dr. Vibe Show™: More White Nationalists Are Running For Office

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Roseanne Racist Remark Seen In Context Of Tone Set By President Donald Trump

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 Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease found in people who have had multiple head injuries. Symptoms may include behavioral problems, mood problems, and problems with thinking. This typically does not begin until years after the injuries. It often gets worse over time and can result in dementia. It is unclear if the risk of suicide is altered.

Most documented cases have occurred in athletes involved in contact sports such as American football, wrestling, boxing, ice hockey, rugby and soccer. Other risk factors include being in the military, prior domestic violence, and repeated banging of the head.The exact amount of trauma required for the condition to occur is unknown. Definitive diagnosis can only occur at autopsy. It is a form of tauopathy.

As of 2018, there is no specific treatment. Rates of disease have been found to be about 30% among those with a history of multiple head injuries. Population rates, however, are unclear. Research into brain damage as a result of repeated head injuries began in the 1920s, at which time the condition was known as dementia pugilistica or “punch drunk syndrome”. Changing the rules in some sports has been discussed as a means of prevention.

The Dr. Vibe Show™ and The Good Men Project have been hosting You, me & CTEYou, me & CTE is a series of conversations on and about Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Melvin Lars is a native of Bossier City/Shreveport, Louisiana; he received several under graduate and graduate academic degrees from various universities; La. Tech. (BS) Univ. & Centenary (Admin. Cert.) College) in Louisiana, Texas (Tx. Southern (MA) Univ), Michigan (Eastern, Mi Univ, & Saginaw Valley St. Univ.) and has done extensive educational studies in Ohio (Youngstown (Supt., cert.)St Univ) and California (Los Angeles, (CA. cert) City College).

Lars is a certified Violence Prevention/Intervention Specialist, receiving his certification and training through the prestigious Harvard University, with Dr. Renee Prothro-Stith.

He has worked collaboratively with Hall of Famer Jim Brown and his Amer-I-Can Program.

Collaborated and accompanied Dr. Dick Gregory in his hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana, during Mr. Gregory’s international journey of assisting neighborhoods in the eradication of gang and drug related violence.

Mr. Lars is a leukemia cancer survivor and was given less than a five (5%) percent chance to survive Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia in November of 1990.

Lars’ latest publication; Dying On My Feet My Journey Times Two, was inspired and ordained by God; he shares his past struggles and challenges while experiencing Leukemia. This publication is receiving rave reviews and is said to be extremely inspiring and captivating.

Mr. Lars is a former free-agent with the Houston (Practice squads) Oilers, and Oakland Raiders, former Defensive line coach for the Shreveport Pelicans, as well as numerous head and assistant coaching positions from Louisiana to California.

He is a recently retired High School principal; where he served in an administrative capacity for twenty-two (22) years and six and one-half (61/2) years as a class room instructor. He is an academician with an educational publication titled Dare To Be Positive, and had the privilege of instituting this successful academic, non-traditional program at Linear Middle School, Shreveport Louisiana, located in Caddo parish.

His poetry publications have been compared to that of two of the great poets of our time; Dr. Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes.

He is most proud of his instructional tenure at the infamous George Washington Preparatory High School in South Central Los Angeles; with famed, nationally renowned Principal; Dr. George J. McKenna, III of the “George (Movie) McKenna Story”, Portrayed by the renowned, prolific actor; Denzel Washington. During his tenure at Washington Preparatory; Lars served as head football coach/athletic director and administrative assistant to Dr. McKenna.

He is a licensed/ordained Elder/Minister in both the C.O.G.I.C. & C.M.E. Churches. He is the CEO/founder of Brighter Futures Inc.; a Family Wellness, Violence Prevention/Intervention and Academic Enhancement and entertainment Company; an affiliate representative for the NFL ALLPRODADS Initiative. Former interim; Executive Director of Urban League of Greater Muskegon, Former NAACP President of Muskegon County; 2007-2012, employed as a consultant to the Michigan Department of Education as a Compliance Monitor for the (NCLB Highly Qualified) initiative for Highly Qualified Teachers and works collaboratively with Hall of Famer Jim Brown and his Amer-I-Can Program and is a ten (10) time published author of various books, and self-help and academic articles. He is married to Ann Lars and is the father of one adult son (Ernest).

You can contact Mr. Lars via:

Your Brighter Future
Twitter
Dying On My Feet
WeBuyBlack – Melvin Lars
Email

Larry Anderson is a former professional American football player who played cornerback and kick returner for seven seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts. Anderson was inducted into the Louisiana Tech University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988.

Recently on our show, Melvin Lars and Larry Anderson talked about Secrets To Athletic Super Powers .

During the conversation, they talked about:

– Some of Larry’s background including some of his NFL memories including winning the Super Bowl in the first two years that he was in the NFL
– Before they played in the NFL, did they or anyone they played with complain about head injuries
– Their thoughts on players who they played with who have had or who are suffering from CTE
– Do they think that young people should play football? Is so, what age?
– How are leagues for younger football players and the NFL are dealing with CTE
– If they are concerned about the future of football

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Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

During the May 30, 2018 episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Rosanne’s tweet and her show being cancelled
– The Starbucks anti-racism training
– The 1,500 children taken from their families at the United States and Mexico border

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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


Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During the May 23, 2018 episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– The recent Santa Fe shooting incident
– The royal wedding
– #LivingWhileBlack

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Adia Harvey Wingfield is Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research focuses on racial and gender inequality in professional occupations. Dr. Wingfield has lectured internationally on her research in this area, and her work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including Social Problems, Gender & Society, and American Behavioral Scientist. She is currently serving as President of Sociologists for Women in Society, a national organization that encourages feminist research and social change, and is a regular contributor to Inside Higher Ed, The Atlantic, and other popular outlets. Professor Wingfield is the author of several books, most recently No More Invisible Man: Race and Gender in Men’s Work, and is the recipient of the 2018 Public Understanding of Sociology award from the American Sociological Association.

Recently, Ms. Harvey Wingfield was on our show talking about her article When Black Men Are Harassed At Work.

During our conversation, Ms. Harvey Wingfield talked about:

– Some of her background and her educational background
– Why did she decide to research Black professional men and the workplace
– The story behind the article and the fact the many Black men face sexual harassment at the workplace
– The fact that for many black men working with white women, racial and gendered stereotypes about black masculinity are never far from the surface and the stress it has on many Black men
– Some reasons why some Black men feel that they don’t have great relationships in the workplace
– Who is more challenged in today’s workplace: Balck men or Black women?
– The response to this article
– The Black community response to Black men is being sexually harassed in the workplace
– What needs to be done to push this narrative forward
– Her advice for young Black men entering the workforce

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Dr. Vibe 


The panelist for last Sunday’s show was: LeRon Barton.

Mr. Barton commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The All-American Question – Can You Truly Love Black People If You Date Outside The Race?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Study – Affluent Black Kids Suffer Higher Rates of Depression Because … You Guessed It – Racism

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Shopping While Black. African Americans Continue To Face Retail Racism.

The Dr. Vibe Show™: White People Calling Police On Black People Is Part Of A Larger Problem

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Malcolm X Matters – Icon’s Words Still Ring True

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During the May 16, 2018 episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– 45’s financial disclosures reveal that he did pay Cohen back for the Stormy Daniel’s settlement
– Kim Jong Un pulls out of S. Korea meeting threatens to pull out of meeting with 45
– Failure of White House to apologize to McCain
– White people calling the police for Black people leading everyday lives

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Ikey RawMelvin LarsRyan Singh and Dr. Lawrence Rasheed.

The panelists commented on the follow stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Churches, Technology, And Leadership

The Dr. Vibe Show™: As Starbucks Gears Up To Teach Their Employees About Bias, Here Are 3 Things Black Americans Should Know About Implicit Bias

The Dr. Vibe Show™: America’s Real Racism? Ignoring The Senseless Killing Of Our Black, Fatherless Boys

The Dr. Vibe Show™: When Black Men Are Harassed At Work.

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Terry Crews – Black Men Aren’t Allowed To Be Victims Until They’re Dead

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

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

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

You contact Dr. Egwu via:

Twitter

Lia World Traveler (Lia Miller) is a wife and mother, professional diplomat, award-winning blogger, children’s book author, social inclusion and diversity advocate, DIY loc’d naturalista, avid reader, foodie, movie buff, sports and exercise enthusiast, passionate about the arts, news junkie, and a world traveler.

You can find more about Ms. Miller via:

Website 
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Recently, Dr. Egrw and Ms. Miller were on our show talking about Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCU) vs. Predominately White Institutions (PWI).

During the conversation, the ladies talked about:

– “People are not interested in the happiness of Black women.” Dr. Tachi
– Their is an expectation that Black women need to sacrifice for others leaving no room for them to pursue their own happiness
– Some history behind this issue
– How the media has dealt with this subject
– Their thoughts on Black community not liking Black women dating outside of their race
– Comments and thought from younger women of color about this subject

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease found in people who have had multiple head injuries. Symptoms may include behavioral problems, mood problems, and problems with thinking. This typically does not begin until years after the injuries. It often gets worse over time and can result in dementia. It is unclear if the risk of suicide is altered.

Most documented cases have occurred in athletes involved in contact sports such as American football, wrestling, boxing, ice hockey, rugby and soccer. Other risk factors include being in the military, prior domestic violence, and repeated banging of the head.The exact amount of trauma required for the condition to occur is unknown. Definitive diagnosis can only occur at autopsy. It is a form of tauopathy.

As of 2018, there is no specific treatment. Rates of disease have been found to be about 30% among those with a history of multiple head injuries. Population rates, however, are unclear. Research into brain damage as a result of repeated head injuries began in the 1920s, at which time the condition was known as dementia pugilistica or “punch drunk syndrome”. Changing the rules in some sports has been discussed as a means of prevention.

Over the next few Mondays live at 9 p.m. Eastern at , The Dr. Vibe Show™ and The Good Men Project will hosting You, me & CTEYou, me & CTE is a series of conversations on and about Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

The guests for the first conversation of the You Me & CTE series were: Carol Bluestein and Melvin Lars.

During the conversation, Ms. Bluestein and Mr. Lars talked about:

- Some of their backgrounds and the background behind the series
- The impact of CTE on some people that they know
- What is it going to take to make sports safer
- The list of people scheduled to be interviewed
- Young people especially minorities finding other pursuits other than sports

 

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 can can be reached via:

Website
Email

Melvin Lars is a native of Bossier City/Shreveport, Louisiana; he received several under graduate and graduate academic degrees from various universities; La. Tech. (BS) Univ. & Centenary (Admin. Cert.) College) in Louisiana, Texas (Tx. Southern (MA) Univ), Michigan (Eastern, Mi Univ, & Saginaw Valley St. Univ.) and has done extensive educational studies in Ohio (Youngstown (Supt., cert.)St Univ) and California (Los Angeles, (CA. cert) City College).

Lars is a certified Violence Prevention/Intervention Specialist, receiving his certification and training through the prestigious Harvard University, with Dr. Renee Prothro-Stith.

He has worked collaboratively with Hall of Famer Jim Brown and his Amer-I-Can Program.

Collaborated and accompanied Dr. Dick Gregory in his hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana, during Mr. Gregory’s international journey of assisting neighborhoods in the eradication of gang and drug related violence.

Mr. Lars is a leukemia cancer survivor and was given less than a five (5%) percent chance to survive Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia in November of 1990.

Lars’ latest publication; Dying On My Feet My Journey Times Two, was inspired and ordained by God; he shares his past struggles and challenges while experiencing Leukemia. This publication is receiving rave reviews and is said to be extremely inspiring and captivating.

Mr. Lars is a former free-agent with the Houston (Practice squads) Oilers, and Oakland Raiders, former Defensive line coach for the Shreveport Pelicans, as well as numerous head and assistant coaching positions from Louisiana to California.

He is a recently retired High School principal; where he served in an administrative capacity for twenty-two (22) years and six and one-half (61/2) years as a class room instructor. He is an academician with an educational publication titled Dare To Be Positive, and had the privilege of instituting this successful academic, non-traditional program at Linear Middle School, Shreveport Louisiana, located in Caddo parish.

His poetry publications have been compared to that of two of the great poets of our time; Dr. Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes.

He is most proud of his instructional tenure at the infamous George Washington Preparatory High School in South Central Los Angeles; with famed, nationally renowned Principal; Dr. George J. McKenna, III of the “George (Movie) McKenna Story”, Portrayed by the renowned, prolific actor; Denzel Washington. During his tenure at Washington Preparatory; Lars served as head football coach/athletic director and administrative assistant to Dr. McKenna.

He is a licensed/ordained Elder/Minister in both the C.O.G.I.C. & C.M.E. Churches. He is the CEO/founder of Brighter Futures Inc.; a Family Wellness, Violence Prevention/Intervention and Academic Enhancement and entertainment Company; an affiliate representative for the NFL ALLPRODADS Initiative. Former interim; Executive Director of Urban League of Greater Muskegon, Former NAACP President of Muskegon County; 2007-2012, employed as a consultant to the Michigan Department of Education as a Compliance Monitor for the (NCLB Highly Qualified) initiative for Highly Qualified Teachers and works collaboratively with Hall of Famer Jim Brown and his Amer-I-Can Program and is a ten (10) time published author of various books, and self-help and academic articles. He is married to Ann Lars and is the father of one adult son (Ernest).

You can contact Mr. Lars via:

Your Brighter Future
Twitter
Dying On My Feet
WeBuyBlack – Melvin Lars
Email

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During the May 9, 2018 episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– The U.S. decision to restore far-reaching sanctions on Iran
– Allegations from Stormy Daniels’ attorney that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen received $500,000 in payments from a Russian oligarch
– Melania Trump’s plagiarism
– Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new piece on Kanye West

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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


Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During the May 3, 2018 episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Kayne West saying that slavery was a choice
– #MuteRKelly
– The White House Correspondence Dinner and Michelle Wolfe

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Ikey RawMelvin LarsRyan SinghJim Kennedy and Galen Bingham.

The panelists commented on the follow stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Settle With The Company

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Employees In The Service Industry Pay An Emotional Tax At Work

The Dr. Vibe Show™: We Need To Talk About The Boys

The Dr. Vibe Show™: White America Is ‘Publicly Lynching’ Black Men … But Not Kanye, Cosby Or R. Kelly

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Women Have Been Speaking Up About R. Kelly For Years. Where Are The Men?

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Janice Robinson-Celeste

Janice Robinson-Celeste is a businesswoman, journalist, author, entrepreneur, mother, grandmother and is one of the original founders of Successful Black Parenting magazine.

She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, is a published author of two parenting books, Pride & Joy by Simon & Schuster and Making A Supermodel: A Parents’ Guide. Janice has a degree in Early Childhood Education and holds and a master’s degree in business. Formerly, the School Age Child Care (SACC) Coordinator for the Philadelphia area with the non-profit organization, Parents Union for Public Schools, she developed SACC programs throughout the city. She headed a $2m YMCA where she served as the Executive Branch Director in charge of operations for a new facility, including the NAEYC accredited child care program and summer camp. In addition, Janice held the title of Early Childhood Specialist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Child Guidance Center where she worked with parents who struggled with substance abuse challenges to guide them with the healthy development of their young children. Janice was also a preschool teacher and has taught children through high school.

At the age of 49, she held the title of Mrs. New Jersey United States 2015 and still competes in pageants to this day. She is the mother of three successful adult daughters, including international supermodel, Sessilee Lopez.

You can find out more about Successful Black Parenting Magazine via:

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Facebook

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.

You can connect with Dr. Thompson via:

Twitter
Lighthouse Education Foundation
Facebook – Lighthouse Education Foundation
Facebook – Dr. T Educates

Recently, Mrs. Robinson-Celeste and Dr. Thompson were on our show talking about Black Students And Public School Testing.

During the conversation, they talked about:

– Some of the background when it comes to testing children of color
– The types of testing and how it is effecting students of color and teachers
– Some of the challenges that teachers are dealing with in regards to this issue
– How are the tests devised and how they are not set up for children to succeed
– Vocabulary and stamina being barriers to children of color
– Why does this problem still exist and solutions to it
– “Children should go to school to become.” Dr. Marvin Thompson

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The panelist for last Sunday’s show was: Melvin Lars.

Mr. Lars commented on the following stories:

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The Dr. Vibe Show™: Kanye Only Cares About Himself … Just Like Trump

The Dr. Vibe Show™: HUD Secretary Ben Carson To Propose Raising Rent For Low-Income Americans Receiving Federal Housing Subsidies

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Toronto Van Attack – Your Social-Media Speculation Has Real-World Impact

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Bill Cosby 2018 Trial – The Guilty Verdict Was Made Possible By Black Women’s Activism

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During the most recent episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– The meeting between 45 and President Emmanuel Macron of France
– Ronny Jackson’s nomination as American Veteran’s Affair Secretary
– The killing of four people at a Nashville-area Waffle House and the killing of ten people in Toronto by a man driving a van
– Joy Reid, whose MSNBC presence has expanded in recent years amid a well-received weekend program on the network, pressing back against new allegations that she penned a cache of newly discovered blog posts that carry homophobic remarks
– Prince death investigation reports

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During the most recent episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– The meeting between 45 and President Emmanuel Macron of France
– Ronny Jackson’s nomination as American Veteran’s Affair Secretary
– The man killing four people at a Nashville-area Waffle House and the killing of ten people in Toronto by a man driving a van
– Joy Reid, whose MSNBC presence has expanded in recent years amid a well-received weekend program on the network, pressing back against new allegations that she penned a cache of newly discovered blog posts that carry homophobic remarks
– Prince death investigation reports

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Melvin LarsLeRon Barton and Dr. Lawrence Rasheed.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Back In The Day – Past Generations Paved Way For Today’s TV Ads

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Does America Really Love Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Black People Have Always Known About Diversity Policies

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Society Nurtures The Implicit Biases Between Black Men And Police

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Every Black Person Has Had A ‘Starbucks Moment’

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

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

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

You contact Dr. Egwu via:

Twitter

Lia World Traveler (Lia Miller) is a wife and mother, professional diplomat, award-winning blogger, children’s book author, social inclusion and diversity advocate, DIY loc’d naturalista, avid reader, foodie, movie buff, sports and exercise enthusiast, passionate about the arts, news junkie, and a world traveler.

You can find more about Ms. Miller via:

Website 
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Recently, Dr. Egrw and Ms. Miller were on our show talking about Who Are Black Women’s Friends?.

During the conversation, the ladies talked about:

– Having close girlfriends when they were growing up
– Professionally, do they have any friends other than Black women
– Some of the challenges that women of color face in the workplace
– If Black women in top positions hire other Black women
– How they are part of the same sorority
– If Black women have taken on the White women’s fight and are not addressing Black women’s challenges
– If there is any unhealthy competition between Black women in the workplace
– That many men are challenges for women in the workplace
– What needs to be done to get the correct mindset on this issue to break the cycle
– “There is a difference between knowing your ‘ish’ and being popular.” Dr. Tachi
– If Black men are afraid of feminism and the definition of Black feminism
– Their calls to action on this issue to: people who are not of color, older and younger women of color
– “If you are excellent, you have nothing to worry about.” Lia Miller

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Karee Shea Walker is born and lives in Toronto, Canada. As an author, visual artist and creator she has produced a medium body of work in the areas of literature. She has designed a creative process over the past 12 years that moves audience through the themes of healing, building and inspiring through her personal creations. The Bee Leaf is her first release of children’s literature from Kareative Interlude.

Ms. Shea Walker says, “As a women, I am pleased you are supporting an uplifting story that speaks to ascending into one’s womanhood. This creative work has been very spiritual, empowering and cleansing for me all at the same time. Through completing this bookwork, I know that I want to be free in my creative process and to be real with myself to the audiences I share my blessings and gifts with. Everyday I breath life into what I feel, I strive to use my time wisely to make my true purpose come through to manifest my authentic self. How we live our life is all about perspective, I am grateful I have embraced my bountiful abilities and had this moment in my life to complete my first children’s bookwork. To create is inspiring. As an artist I have sculpted my vision and process to achieve my spiritual nature. Since I have the free will to do and do again, I am motivated to refine, review and reflect in order to attain prosperous outcomes in my connection with the audience. I am thankful for my ability to create inspiring artistry. I am thankful that you choose to open your mind to this story, the messages and the symbols of this book has to offer that can bring people together in wholeness, to reflect and be.”

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

– Life growing up in Toronto including Imitating Chaka Chan when she was growing up and liking to read the dictionary when she was younger
– Where did she get her passion for arts and creativity and writing
– why does she home school her children and how does she do it with her schedule
– Some background on The Bee Leaf and memory of holding the first copy
– How much of her story is part of The Bee Leaf
– The book’s impact of many people and how it has impacted her
– Some of the places and things that she has done to share the book with others
– Her recent book Mommy And Daddy Said
– The beliefs that younger and older Blacks have about themselves
– What she does to keep her belief positive
– The story behind Kreative Interlude
– A success along the journey
– A message for young people of color in regards to identity, creativity and inspiration
– What is in the future for Kreative Interlude

You can find out more about Ms. Shea Walker and Kreative Interlude:

Website
Email
Phone: (416) 724-1328

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From humble beginnings to a prosperous life. Rodney Kellum has discovered the power of Speaking Life into existence. In addition to accomplishing some major milestones such as playing Division I basketball, being internationally recognized by CNN for the book he Co-authored titled What Yo Nayme Iz: What Not To Name Your Child, and launching Speak Life Inspirational Speaking. Rodney has learned the extremely valuable lesson that his most important work is done at home as husband and father.

Life changed for Rodney when he was forced to choose between his then dream job, and his then very young first child Randall. Once Rodney chose Randall over his what he thought was his dream job his paradigm shifted, and Fatherhood became his inspiration for doing everything that he now does.

When you hear Rodney Kellum speak, you will learn the tools to go from Motivation to Inspiration, as well as the absolute power you have to create the life that you want beginning with carefully choosing and speaking life changing words.

Rodney Kellum is based out of the Atlanta area, and is available for booking of your special event.

Over the next few weeks, The Dr. Vibe Show™ will be hosting the Speak Life Series. During these conversations, Rodney will sharing about various subjects including fatherhood, faith, manhood and rejecting mediocrity and accepting greatness.

On this episode of Speak Life Series, Rodney talks about Speak Life Faith Series … I Declare.

During the conversation, Rodney talked about:

– How to use faith based statements to reclaim your power
– Examples of faith based states that he uses to reclaim his power
– Things that you can do to reclaim your power
– The first major declaration that he made in his life

You can find out more about Rodney via:

Speak Life International Speaking
Speak Life International Speaking – Facebook
Twitter
Email

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During the most recent episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Sean Hannity, the Fox News pundit, is the third client of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen
– Nikki Haley, the UN ambassador, hits back at the White House over claims she suffered “momentary confusion” over new sanctions against Russia
– Beyonce at Conchella and the state of historically Black colleges and universities in America
– Kendrick Lamar being award with a Pulitzer Prize
– The announcement of a Prince memoir release at Christmas
– The Philadelphia Starbucks situation

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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The panelists for last Sunday's show were: Melvin Lars and Jim Kennedy.

The panelists will be commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Two Black Men Were Arrested At A Philadelphia Starbucks

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The White Men’s Club Leading America’s Largest Cities

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Melvin Lars is a native of Bossier City/Shreveport, Louisiana; he received several under graduate and graduate academic degrees from various universities; La. Tech. (BS) Univ. & Centenary (Admin. Cert.) College) in Louisiana, Texas (Tx. Southern (MA) Univ), Michigan (Eastern, Mi Univ, & Saginaw Valley St. Univ.) and has done extensive educational studies in Ohio (Youngstown (Supt., cert.)St Univ) and California (Los Angeles, (CA. cert) City College).

Lars is a certified Violence Prevention/Intervention Specialist, receiving his certification and training through the prestigious Harvard University, with Dr. Renee Prothro-Stith.

He has worked collaboratively with Hall of Famer Jim Brown and his Amer-I-Can Program.

Collaborated and accompanied Dr. Dick Gregory in his hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana, during Mr. Gregory’s international journey of assisting neighborhoods in the eradication of gang and drug related violence.

Mr. Lars is a leukemia cancer survivor and was given less than a five (5%) percent chance to survive Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia in November of 1990.

Lars’ latest publication; Dying On My Feet My Journey Times Two, was inspired and ordained by God; he shares his past struggles and challenges while experiencing Leukemia. This publication is receiving rave reviews and is said to be extremely inspiring and captivating.

Mr. Lars is a former free-agent with the Houston (Practice squads) Oilers, and Oakland Raiders, former Defensive line coach for the Shreveport Pelicans, as well as numerous head and assistant coaching positions from Louisiana to California.

He is a recently retired High School principal; where he served in an administrative capacity for twenty-two (22) years and six and one-half (61/2) years as a class room instructor. He is an academician with an educational publication titled Dare To Be Positive, and had the privilege of instituting this successful academic, non-traditional program at Linear Middle School, Shreveport Louisiana, located in Caddo parish.

His poetry publications have been compared to that of two of the great poets of our time; Dr. Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes.

He is most proud of his instructional tenure at the infamous George Washington Preparatory High School in South Central Los Angeles; with famed, nationally renowned Principal; Dr. George J. McKenna, III of the “George (Movie) McKenna Story”, Portrayed by the renowned, prolific actor; Denzel Washington. During his tenure at Washington Preparatory; Lars served as head football coach/athletic director and administrative assistant to Dr. McKenna.

He is a licensed/ordained Elder/Minister in both the C.O.G.I.C. & C.M.E. Churches. He is the CEO/founder of Brighter Futures Inc.; a Family Wellness, Violence Prevention/Intervention and Academic Enhancement and entertainment Company; an affiliate representative for the NFL ALLPRODADS Initiative. Former interim; Executive Director of Urban League of Greater Muskegon, Former NAACP President of Muskegon County; 2007-2012, employed as a consultant to the Michigan Department of Education as a Compliance Monitor for the (NCLB Highly Qualified) initiative for Highly Qualified Teachers and works collaboratively with Hall of Famer Jim Brown and his Amer-I-Can Program and is a ten (10) time published author of various books, and self-help and academic articles. He is married to Ann Lars and is the father of one adult son (Ernest).

Mr. Lars was recently on our show. During our conversation, Mr. Lars talked about:

– Life growing up in the Jim Crow era in house where domestic violence existed and being in fights because kids teased him about his mother being abused
– Some special qualities about his mother
– Where did he get his passion to pursue education
– His career in athletics including going to college without a scholarship and his disappointment not making it into the National Football League
– His career in education including working with Dr. George J. McKenna, III of the “George (Movie) McKenna Story”
– What inspired him to get his certificate in violence prevention/intervention
– The experience of working with Dr. Dick Gregory and Jim Brown
– Meeting Venus and Serena Williams when they were very young
– The story behind Dying On My Feet: My Journey Times Two and Mothers and Their S’Men
– Some of the messages he has heard from mothers about their sons
– What would he say to his stepfather if he was alive today
– How did his mother’s abuse effect his outlook on life
– How have his books impacted him
– His message for people

You can contact Mr. Lars via:

Your Brighter Future
Twitter
Dying On My Feet
WeBuyBlack – Melvin Lars
Email

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During the most recent episode of Staggers State Of Things, Some of the topics that Ms. Staggers talked about were:

– F.B.I. raids office of 45’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen
– United States House Of Representative’s Speaker Paul Ryan announced he will not seek re-election
– Mariah Carey has discussed her experiences with bipolar disorder for the first time in an interview with US celebrity magazine People

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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From humble beginnings to a prosperous life. Rodney Kellum has discovered the power of Speaking Life into existence. In addition to accomplishing some major milestones such as playing Division I basketball, being internationally recognized by CNN for the book he Co-authored titled What Yo Nayme Iz: What Not To Name Your Child, and launching Speak Life Inspirational Speaking. Rodney has learned the extremely valuable lesson that his most important work is done at home as husband and father.

Life changed for Rodney when he was forced to choose between his then dream job, and his then very young first child Randall. Once Rodney chose Randall over his what he thought was his dream job his paradigm shifted, and Fatherhood became his inspiration for doing everything that he now does.

When you hear Rodney Kellum speak, you will learn the tools to go from Motivation to Inspiration, as well as the absolute power you have to create the life that you want beginning with carefully choosing and speaking life changing words.

Rodney Kellum is based out of the Atlanta area, and is available for booking of your special event.

Over the next few weeks, The Dr. Vibe Show™ will be hosting the Speak Life Series. During these conversations, Rodney will sharing about various subjects including fatherhood, faith, manhood and rejecting mediocrity and accepting greatness.

On this episode of Speak Life Series, Rodney talked about Speak Life Faith Series … FIRE!!! And turning on your faith switch..

During the conversation, Rodney talked about_

– How his family surviving a fire showed the grace that he has in his life
– The importance of making declarations in your life, having unwavering faith, absolute expectation and having a solid belief system

You can find out more about Rodney via:

Speak Life International Speaking
Speak Life International Speaking – Facebook
Twitter

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Lia World Traveler (Lia Miller) is a wife and mother, professional diplomat, award-winning blogger, children’s book author, social inclusion and diversity advocate, DIY loc’d naturalista, avid reader, foodie, movie buff, sports and exercise enthusiast, passionate about the arts, news junkie, and a world traveler.

Recently, Ms. Miller was live on our show talking about Work, life, balance … How do women make it seem so effortless?.

During our conversation, Ms. Miller talked about:

– Why did shw want to talk about this subject
– Her mother “doing it all” vs. “her doing it all”
– What are women telling her about this subject
– The fact that many women who try to achieve work, life, balance take a toll
– How much does tradition have an impact on this subject
– “Women can have it all but not at the same time.”
– The role do men have with this issue
– Gender roles in today’s society
– The impact does class have on subject
– What does she do to try to achieve work, life, balance
– How does she try to achieve work, life, balance with her husband’s help
– What young women tell her about this subject
– How she can know a women’s status of their work, life, balance
– How would her mother handle her work, life, balance
– The importance of young women of color finding out their mother’s/older women of color stories
– Some thoughts for men and women of color in regards to this subject

You can find more about Ms. Miller via:

Website 
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

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Jenni Russell is The Hot Body Coach who specializes in helping women to achieve optimum health and fitness throughout their lives, well into – and beyond – their menopausal years! You only have to look at her to see that she practices what she preaches – believe it or not, Jenni is a woman in her fifties!!

Jenni’s career and expertise spans over 37 years with her having won the British Ultrafit Championship three times (1995, 1998 and 2000), a record holder in the event she was crowned Britain’s Fittest Woman. Couple this with her passion to help women discover and strengthen their pelvic floor muscles which improves continence, posture, body shape and movement as well as enhanced sexual satisfaction, Jenni is perfectly placed to ensure that your health, well being and fitness are given a holistic makeover.

As you can imagine, Jenni attracts plenty of media attention and has worked with many celebrities and also appeared on the This Morning TV Show to demonstrate her expertise. Along with running her Health Clinic in London’s Harley Street, Jenni is a published author of two books – Can a Vagina Really Buy a Mercedes and Pelvic Floor Secrets. She speaks extensively on many health and fitness issues and award-winning BBC Radio London broadcaster Vanessa Feltz described her as having an “Obama like quality.” You can tell that Jenny is no couch potato nor does she shy away from the controversial, even carrying a “scaled” model pelvic floor to demonstrate how the muscles work!

Jenni is a natural born entrepreneur, creating bespoke programs for her clients, running bi-monthly workshops and her retreats to Vietnam: “How to have pleasure in life.” She works alongside GP’s and Health Professionals to provide guidance and support to their patients and is currently liaising on a big project for inclusion in education system. She also produces her own line of faith based clothing!

Jenni’s faith, expertise, authenticity, ‘can do’ attitude and personality will make your Hot Body and pelvic floor happiness a reality!

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

– Some her background including being very athletic when she was young and how her parents handle her being very athletic and running the New York Marathon in 1997
– some of her eigth year successful high performance athletic competition journey and why she never went on the podium without her son
– The story behind Pelvic Floor Secrets which she started 1992
– The success and story behind Can a Vagina Really Buy a Mercedes
– Benefits for women of what she does
– The story behind and the success with her second book Pelvic Floors Secrets
– Why people are more willing to listen to her message now
– some information behind men come to her for help
– Some highlights in her journey
– What is up next for her
– Some tips on feeling better
– A special offer

You can connect with Ms. Russell via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Email
Phone: 02072914499

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Ryan Singh and LeRon Barton.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: In Light Of U.S. Gun Violence Protest, Black Students In Baltimore Ask – Where Is Our March?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Report – White Men Stockpile Guns Because They’re Afraid of Black People

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Homeownership Is As Low As It Was When Housing Discrimination Was Legal

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Diversity Of Black Political Views

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Learning To Be A Black Man Without Knowing My Father

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Aisha Heywood’s early life experiences helped her become a focused results-oriented individual who is passionate about her community.The catalyst for her interest in community involvement and her political aspirations began with her mother, who introduced her to volunteerism and community building. Beginning with regular volunteer opportunities at Tropicana Community Services and the local Scarborough Boys and Girls Club, Aisha was eager to be involved with meeting the needs of others. In her teen years, Aisha was exposed to inspiring and professional women who ignited her passion to live a meaningful and successful life. Aisha’s spiritual journey has also reinforced my early interests and passion in advocating for people.

Upon moving to the City of Pickering, Ontario, Aisha was immediately compelled to be actively involved in her new place of residence. After seeing a posting for the Pickering Accessibility Advocacy Committee, Aisha joined and remained a member for over seven years. In addition, Aisha has volunteered in various committees within the Durham Children’s Aid Society and currently serve as a Director on the Board.

Aisha has her Master’s degree in Education at the University of Toronto. Over the past ten years, Aisha’s graduate studies have continued to open doors for her to support individuals with brain injury, mental health challenges, and developmental disabilities, as well as their families in hospital settings, in homes, on school boards, and in other community settings. Aisha has extensive experience providing crisis management, behaviour intervention, suicide intervention, counselling and case management.

Aisha’s employment history includes the Durham District School Board(Psychometrist), Simcoe District School Board (ABA Coordinator), Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health (Behaviour Therapist), Faculty at Centennial College and PryorLinder and Associates (Behaviour Therapist). Aisha is also the business owner of Aspyre Behaviour Consulting.

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

– Being born in Toronto from parents that immigrated from Trinidad and Tobago
– Growing up in a large family and spending time being homelessness and her parents getting divorced when she was in Grade six
– Her mother getting her involved in volunteering at a young age
– The influence of her grandmother and her mother in her life
– Her educational background and including memories of her receiving her masters
– Some of the people who have helped her along the way
– her career background including starting her own business and teaching
– The need for her to focus and do one thing well
– The story of her getting involved in politics including why she decided to run for a party nomination
– Some of the work that she did to get a party nomination and what were voters telling her
– How did she and her family handle not winning the party nomination
– Why she feels that it is important to be involved in the political process whether running for office or voting
– Some special moments during the campaign
– What is her future?
– the increase number of women of color running for political office

You can contact Ms. Heywood via:

Website
Twitter
Aspyre Behavioural Consulting
Email

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

On this episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– A video montage of news anchors at Sinclair Broadcast Group stations across America regurgitating the same company-mandated script decrying “false news” went viral
– 45 being regarded as a subject and not a target in the Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian intervention in the last American presidential election
– The recent shooting at YouTube headquarters
– The 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr.

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

On this episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin being fired by 45
– The #MarchForOurLives
– Anderson Cooper interviews with Karen McDougal and Stormy Daniels
– The shooting of Stephon Clark

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

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Dr. Vibe


The panelist for last Sunday’s conversation was: Melvin Lars.

Mr. Lars commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Racial Wealth Divide Snapshot – Women And The Racial Wealth Divide

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Study Claims Black Men Hold Black Women Back, But Seems Like Salt In A Wound

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Is It A Coincidence That Today’s Most Outspoken Black Male Athletes Are Married to Black Women?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Officer Blane Salamoni, Alton Sterling’s Killer, Has Been Fired

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The White House Views The Police Killings Of Unarmed Black Men As A Local Issue. They Aren’t.

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Karen Lowe has over 13 years worth of experience in business consulting, IT management, organizational operations/management and freelance consulting. She earned her Master of Business Administration at the Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto, Canada with specialization in Entrepreneurial Studies and Strategic Management; as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Database Administration certification.

From working with a team of corporate consultants for a $60-million dollar company; to productivity analysis for an international not-for-profit organization; to assisting in the start up of numerous family-owned small businesses, Karen has a proven success record in various scopes of business advising.

Karen is currently the CEO of Epigram Consulting Services Inc., a business consulting and coaching company that specializes in helping individuals, creatives, entrepreneurs and small to mid-sized businesses with fundamental business needs.

Epigram Consulting was birthed from the needs of individuals and small business owners who reached out to me and asked me for help with their businesses. These owners were good at what they did but were lost when it came to implementing certain business strategies and structures. Because of my background in business and information technology, they came to me for help, believing that I could assist them with their problems. After working with me and seeing results, these business owners kept coming back for more advice. Epigram Consulting kick-started and became a company that helps individuals and small businesses create and grow.”

Recently, Ms. Lowe was on our show talking Epigram Consulting and about her book, From Dreamer to Creator: Reframing Deterrents in Our Path.

From Dreamer to Creator: Reframing Deterrents in Our Path synopsis:

“Have you ever wondered how to realize your dreams? We are all created to dream, but we do not always pursue them. How long have you had your dream – a year, 5 years, or 45 years? What is stopping you from going after your dream – time, family or money? There is always a perceived excuse or obstacle, we call them deterrents.”

During our conversation, Ms. Lowe talked about:

– Growing up in Jamaica with her mom and five other siblings
– Her love of learning and reading since a young age
– Some of her mother’s great characteristics
– Her experience with the Jamaican education system
– Why did she leave Jamaica and come to Canada
– How did she handle not getting into law school and how it turned to be a positive
– A great story about her getting into the Schulich School Of Business and her experience going there
– Memories of her graduation day
– Getting into the world of entrepreneurship
– The story behind Eprigram Consulting and the book
– The importance of relationships and community when you are an entrepreneur
– How she deals with clients fear, money challenges and procrastination
– The importance in being exposed to entrepreneurship at an early age
– The services that Epigram Consultanting offers
– The biggest challenge and reward when dealing with clients
– Her client base

You can contact Ms. Lowe via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Linkedin

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The panelist for last Sunday’s show was Melvin Lars.

Mr. Lars will be commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: When NCAA Teams Cheat, Black Assistant Coaches Wear The Black Hat

The Dr. Vibe Show™: In The March For Our Lives, Don’t Forget Trayvon Martin

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Protests Shut Down Sacramento Kings Game, Freeways Over Stephon Clark’s Death

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach Of Racism For Black Boys

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Are Black Men Doomed?

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

On this episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– United States’ Attorney General Jeff Sessions firing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe
– Donald Trump Jr.’s affair and pending divorce
– Another lady stating that she had an affair with 45
– the death of Stephon Clark by Sacramento police when he was holding a cell phone
– Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitting mistakes and outlining steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm
– A recent study stating that Black boys raised in America, even in the wealthiest families and living in some of the most well-to-do neighborhoods, still earn less in adulthood than white boys with similar backgrounds

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist

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


From humble beginnings to a prosperous life. Rodney Kellum has discovered the power of Speaking Life into existence. In addition to accomplishing some major milestones such as playing Division I basketball, being internationally recognized by CNN for the book he Co-authored titled What Yo Nayme Iz: What Not To Name Your Child, and launching Speak Life Inspirational Speaking. Rodney has learned the extremely valuable lesson that his most important work is done at home as husband and father.

Life changed for Rodney when he was forced to choose between his then dream job, and his then very young first child Randall. Once Rodney chose Randall over his what he thought was his dream job his paradigm shifted, and Fatherhood became his inspiration for doing everything that he now does.

When you hear Rodney Kellum speak, you will learn the tools to go from Motivation to Inspiration, as well as the absolute power you have to create the life that you want beginning with carefully choosing and speaking life changing words.

Rodney Kellum is based out of the Atlanta area, and is available for booking of your special event.

Over the next few weeks, The Dr. Vibe Show™ will be hosting the Speak Life Series. During these conversations, Rodney will sharing about various subjects including fatherhood, faith, manhood and rejecting mediocrity and accepting greatness.

On this episode of the Speak Life Series, Rodney talked about Speak Life Faith Series … I CAN. I WILL. I AM.

During the conversation, Rodney talked about:

– The importance of faith in pursuing your dreams
– I CAN (believe that you can – writing down the plan), I WILL (having the purpose and passion – the need to develop a plan), I AM (realizing and living your purpose)

You can find out more about Rodney via:

Speak Life International Speaking
Speak Life International Speaking – Facebook
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: Melvin LarsJim Kennedy and LeRon Barton.

The panelists will be commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Good Bet For The Office NCAA Pool – Black Men Will Play And White Men Will Profit

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Attacking The Roots Of White Male Entitlement

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Is Forgiveness Always Expected From The Black Community After Violence Occurs?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 9 Ways To Help Boys Form The Close Friendships They Crave

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Should Moms Be Sent To Prison For Refusing Father’s Rights?

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


Dr. Vibe

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During this episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talks about:

– National Walkout Day and the response
– The Conor Lamb and Rick Saccone Pennsylvania congressional contest this past Tuesday
– Rex Tillerson being fired as Secretary Of State for America
– Ben Carson, American Housing and Urban Development Secretary, lying about the purchase of a $31,561 mahogany dining room set for the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department executive dining room, located near the secretary’s office
– Betsy DeVos’, United States Education Secretary, interview last Sunday on 60 Minutes
– Who will be the next person to leave 45’s inner circle?

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Email
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist

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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


Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

During this episode of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talks about:

– The Sam Nunberg media meltdown
– 45 and Stormy Daniels (Reality Star vs. Porn Star)
– Some of her thoughts about the last American presidential election
– Stacy Dash running for Congress
– Florida passing new guns laws
– Guns in the classroom
– 45’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports
– 45s interesting cabinet appointments
– 45 and Kim Jong Un meeting
– The upcoming Rachel Dolezal Netflix documentary
– Gender identity vs. racial identity
– The Tiffany Haddish deal with Netflix
– Her thoughts on International Women’s Day

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist

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


Jay Connor is a Los Angeles-based writer, consultant, and founder of the popular podcast “The Extraordinary Negroes” (which you should subscribe to post haste). His work has been featured in prestigious outlets such as The New York TimesThe RootHuffington PostSXSWVery Smart BrothasBitch MediaAFROPUNKCreators of ColorThe AMC NetworkCBS All-AccessBlack Card Revoked, and many others. Outside of his creative pursuits, Jay uses his multimedia platform to celebrate the accomplishments, opinions, and agency of marginalized groups, in addition to actively combating injustice and the destigmatization of mental illness.

Recently, Mr. Connor was on our show tonight talking about his article, Strong Black Men Are Victims Of Assault, Too.

During our conversation, Mr. Connor talked about:

– Being born in Bronx, New York then moving to Tulsa, Oklahoma when he was ten years old
– His challenges with school
– Why did he go into the military, his parents reaction and what did he learn from being into the military
– When did writing become part of his journey and his first big brake
– The story behind the Extraordinary Negroes podcast and the reason behind its success
– The story behind the article
– How does the Black community addresses the issue of Black men being sexually assaulted and the roots causes of the reaction
– “Many Black men are incurring racism, healing from racism or paranoid that racism is about occur.”
– His reaction to the phrase “Strong Black man”
– The lack of a relationship with his father
– Black men getting their strength from Black women
– The need for men to have more meaningful, to have deep communication and how can this change happen
– His calls to action for Black women, non-Blacks and Black men
– The future for Extraordinary Negroes

You can find out more about Mr. Connor via:

Twitter
The Extraordinary Negroes
The Extraordinary Negroes – Instagram

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


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Melvin LarsRyan Singh and Dr. Lawrence Rasheed.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Despite “Black Panther,” Hollywood Has Made Little Progress On Diversity

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Proposals To Arm Teachers Fail Students Of Color

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Pain And Policy – Why Reparative Justice Is Needed To End the War on Drugs

The Dr. Vibe Show™: A Quiet Exodus – Why Blacks Are Leaving White Evangelical Churches

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Racial Wealth Gap – Blacks and Latinos Will Be Broke Soon

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


Dr. Vibe

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Recently, Dr. Vibe hosted a conversation in Toronto about the relationship between academic spaces and young Black men historically and how this has shaped their schooling narratives in Canadian elementary and secondary school systems as well as barriers to post secondary schooling and employment opportunities.

The panelists talked about:

– A discussion of some of the barriers that young Black male student face when wanting to go to post-secondary school
– Some of the deficits in the community and within the education system
– Teachers having low expectations of Black male students and a broken guidance system in secondary schools when it comes to Black male students
– The need for teachers interacting with young Black men and solutions to this issue
– Relationship between representation, post secondary access and educational attainment

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


Dr. Vibe


From humble beginnings to a prosperous life. Rodney Kellum has discovered the power of Speaking Life into existence. In addition to accomplishing some major milestones such as playing Division I basketball, being internationally recognized by CNN for the book he Co-authored titled What Yo Nayme Iz: What Not To Name Your Child, and launching Speak Life Inspirational Speaking. Rodney has learned the extremely valuable lesson that his most important work is done at home as husband and father.

Life changed for Rodney when he was forced to choose between his then dream job, and his then very young first child Randall. Once Rodney chose Randall over his what he thought was his dream job his paradigm shifted, and Fatherhood became his inspiration for doing everything that he now does.

When you hear Rodney Kellum speak, you will learn the tools to go from Motivation to Inspiration, as well as the absolute power you have to create the life that you want beginning with carefully choosing and speaking life changing words.

Rodney Kellum is based out of the Atlanta area, and is available for booking of your special event.

Over the next few weeks, The Dr. Vibe Show™ will be hosting the Speak Life Series. During these conversations, Rodney will sharing about various subjects including fatherhood, faith, manhood and rejecting mediocrity and accepting greatness.

During this episode of the Speak Life Series, Rodney talked about Fatherpreneurship: Making Fatherhood Your Business.

During the conversation, Rodney talked about:

– as a father, the importance how to making everything revolve around you as a father your family
– His realization that fatherhood is his main business
– The birth of fatherpreneurship and he made fatherhood his business … how easy was that decision?
– “Stop giving your time to places that don’t give you life back.”
– Three points that help you make fatherhood your business (your presence, your words, your decisions)

You can find out more about Rodney via:

Speak Life International Speaking
Speak Life International Speaking – Facebook
Twitter
Email

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

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


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Melvin LarsGalen Bingham and Jonathan O. Shaw.

The panelists will be commenting on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What Hollywood Could Learn From Frederick Douglass

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Number Of White And Black Hate Groups Surge Under Trump, Extremist-Tracking Organization Says

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What’s Behind The Rise Of Interracial Marriage In The US?

​The Dr. Vibe Show™: How Black Male Athletes Are Redefining What It Means To Empower Women

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Aren’t Black Employees Getting More White-Collar Jobs?

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


Dr. Vibe

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Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

Recently, Ms. Staggers was on our show talking about:

– Parkland, Florida high school students going back to school
– Her thoughts about the CNN Town Hall with Parkland students
– Will the government make a move on gun control?
– The need for America to address the second amendment of the Constitution
– The leaving of Hope Hicks from the Trump team
– Jared Kushner, the Trump family and John Kelly
– Conflict of interest in the Trump administration
– The checks and balances with the American government not working
– Ben Carson spending $31,000 on a dining room set for his office
– The state of the Republican party in America
– How would the control debate be different if 17 Black children were killed in the Parkland, Florida high school shooting
– Why teachers carrying guns is not good

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist

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

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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), the book is full of exercises and quick easy to read and apply tips for thriving despite being jobless.

Mr. Carter’s latest book, Rules Of Reality, is his first collection of Sci-Fi/ – speculative fiction short stories.

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 on our show talking about his new book, Rules Of Reality.

During our conversation, Mr. Carter talked about:

– Some of his background
– When did he know that writing would be part of his journey and his previous works
– The story behind the Rules Of Reality
– How did create a forecast of America in 2050 ahd why did he choose to view this time via the eyes of youth and how easy was it to develop characters
– His hope for young people to advance society for the better
– The characters are an amalgamation of people he has met
– What is he proud about with the release of this book

You can contact Mr. Carter via:

Website
Twitter

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Once upon a time, there was young Jamaican American girl from Manhattan who traveled all the way to University Park, Pennsylvania to meet the love of her life (a native Hollis, Queens resident). Where does the story go from here? Currently, the book is still being written. For the thirteen plus years shared together they have each accomplished quite a bit for a couple in their thirties.

A licensed attorney by trade, Natasha held various stints in the corporate world prior to making a foray into fashion and writing. Having been a victim of bullying as a child growing up, Natasha learned to seek out fashion as a source of strength early on and actively uses it as a personal means of empowerment; because of her own experiences with bullying and her strong desire to help others within the plus size community, Natasha started Dressing Room 8 to provide a web-based resource where women can gain personal and professional empowerment through her fashion and lifestyle focused blog, consultation and coaching services. Dressing Room 8 helps women how to think with clarity, dress with confidence, and live with purpose.

Kahlil Nurse is an Electrical Engineer who wears many different hats (just like his wife). He is the Tech Guru for too many people to mention (which his friends and family can totally attest to). He has been the technical support for Dressing Room 8 and Sistas On Fire. As a fan of cars, technology and finance, he embraces opportunities to learn, grow, and enjoy his hobbies to the fullest.

In September 2017, they decided to share their marriage and thoughts to media with their exciting new podcast WokeNFree where they talk about relationships, education, religion, politics, music, history, fashion, diversity in the media, entertainment, empowerment matters, life hacks, technology, cultural disparities in the world, and everything in between. You can listen to a new WokeNFree episode every Wednesday for #WokeNFreeWednesday.

Recently, Kahlil and Natasha were on our show talking about WokeNFree podcast.

During our conversation, they talked about:

– Their thoughts about the Black Panther movie
– Some of Natasha’s and Kahlil’s story including how they met
– The values that their parents instilled in them when they were growing up
– How did the WokeNFree podcast start and the work it takes to make a WokeNFree episode happen
– Some show highlights, some topics that are coming up on the show and some dream guests that they would like to have on the show
– Their message for Blacks who would like to become content creators
– Words of wisdom for Black couples who would like to work together

You can find out more about WokeNFree via:

Website
Twitter
Instagram
YouTube
Soundcloud

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


Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers has been writing since middle school. She had her first major publication in her local newspaper’s entertainment section while a sophomore in high school, a publication in another state paper followed. Aisha has been contributing to various paper, magazines and textbooks for over 15 years.

In addition to her time as an instructor of social sciences in higher education, Aisha has served as a director of education and policy research centers, and on the staff of legislative commissions. Aisha previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats Women’s Caucus and has remained active in politics and public policy. She is an alumni of Albertus Magnus College and Fisk University where she earned Bachelor’s in Communications and Master’s Degree in Psychology, respectively, and completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program in 2008.

Currently, Aisha is Senior Editor for BookTrib, a division of the literary public relations firm, Meryl Moss Media and a HuffPost contributor. In addition to her own work, Aisha has written liner notes for a Prince tribute album, I Wish U Heaven released December 25 and available on YouTube. In 2018, she will be contributing to scholarly work on Prince and the Minneapolis Sound and sitting on an NYU panel for a conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Lovesexy album.

While Aisha enjoys writing about music, she feels the most critical discussions we can have today are centered around race and intersectionality because “you can’t fix a problem you don’t acknowledge, and not acknowledging the plight of women of color and specifically Black women is a problem.”

Recently, Ms. Staggers was on our show talking about:

– The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida
– why has there not been any legislation in regards to gun control in the America
– Gun control and mental health
– The power of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in America
– Young people organizing for gun control legislation
– America’s changing political climate
– What would be different if the shooter in the Parkland, Florida shooting was a person of color
– Who should be legally allowed to carry a gun in America
– What are people of color saying about the Parkland, Florida incident
– Her thoughts on the future of gun control legislation
– Who can beat 45?

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist

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

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Emille M. Bryant is the author of Start With A Sparkle and the innovator of Brazen Creativity. As an author and innovator, Emille tirelessly seeks ways to share his insight into leadership, motivation, self-development and creativity. He is a passionate advocate of independent thinking and believes America’s edge in business, conflict resolution, military engagement and humanitarian endeavors is in its ability to draw on multiple perspectives and points of view at will. His engagement requires a level of in-depth thinking and willingness to confront personal and collective fears that unlock the power of an individual and organization.

Emille is a natural problem solver. While in the Air Force, he had to see beyond the problems presented by a lack of resources, austere locations and must-do mission. Daily, he was surrounded by Airmen, both young and old, whose dedication and professionalism were his greatest assets. By listening, learning and then sharing his insight, he led multiple teams to amazing success, turning around two organizations that were headed down the wrong path. When faced with a chance to solve problems while deployed, Emille led his teams to unprecedented success, breaking records in the number of missions supported and the reliability of the aircraft entrusted to his care.

During his military career, Emille was stationed at six locations between the US, Portugal and Japan, settling in the Washington DC area after his retirement from active duty in 2012. Pope Air Force Base, NC, where both of his children were born (1994 – 1998), Maxwell Air Force Base, AL (1998 – 2001), Lajes Field, Azores (2001 – 2003), Yokota Air Base, Japan (2003 – 2005), Dyess Air Force Base, TX (2006 – 2008) and Andrews Air Force Base, MD (2008 – Present). He has deployed to southwest Asia in support of ongoing operations as well as numerous countries in Asia, Africa and Europe.

Sparked by a desire to share the wisdom he gained over 24 years in uniform, Emille released his first book, entitled Start With A Sparkle, in September 2014 which transformed his life. Writing fulfilled the first element of his powerful vision to share the concept of IKIGAI—a Japanese word that translates to “the reason why you wake up each morning”. This powerful concept changed the trajectory of every aspect of his life. Focusing on IKIGAI unlocked Emille’s creative potential, especially while working to build the small business that employed him at the time. Because that position was open to innovation, Emille flourished. Combining his military experience and logistics prowess with focused team-building and communication, Emille helped build a Center of Excellence from the ground up.

While working in corporate America, Emille traveled the United States to launch his book. He shared it on a nationwide tour going from Seattle to Atlanta, eight cities in total, speaking in libraries, cafes and classrooms. From that experience, he learned that a book was not enough…people were clamoring for interactive content and something they could access on the web. After speaking with hundreds of people from all across America, Emille saw the need to help people express both their IKIGAI and their creativity. Thus was born his latest project, Awaken to Brazen Creativity. Brazen Creativity is a lifestyle that emphasizes no adult needs any human being’s permission be their best self and that being one’s best leads to original thought and unmatched innovation. Awaken to Brazen Creativity is the first salvo in an ongoing effort to highlight the power of IKIGAI in creativity, it will encourage the learner to shed the restrictions offered by society, family and social convention that prevent each of us from tapping into and offering our best ideas on behalf of our work, home and financial endeavors.

After serving for many years in government and corporate America, Emille made a decision to harness his expertise to build Emille Bryant Presents, his newest business venture highlighting his work as an author, speaker and innovator. For more information on his published work, Start With A Sparkle, or his latest web series, Awaken to Brazen Creativity, visit www.emillebryantpresents.com.

Recently, Mr. Bryant was live on our show talking about The Self-Directed Life, It’s Definition And Influences.

During our conversation, Mr. Bryant talked about:

– Life growing up in Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington and what his parents taught him
– Growing up with an insatiable curiosity and where it has taken him
– Having two families that absolutely loved him and where did he learn about empathy
– Why did he get involved in the military
– Graduating from high school with two full scholarships worth $350,000 in 1988
– “You should never ask someone to go to their school.”
– The definition of the self-directed life, how he entered the self-directed life and what it is all about
– The lack of thinking in America and the importance of reflection
– Common barriers that people encounter when they are trying to reach a self-directed life and society gets in the way of someone achieving a self-directed life
– His first big win when he started leading a self-directed life
– Some of the wins one will get when they start leading a self-directed life

You can find out more about Mr. Bryant via:

Website
Facebook
Linkedin
Email
Phone: (571) 210-5867

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


Dr. Vibe