The Dr. Vibe Show

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

The panelists will be discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: We Weren’t Fools To Believe Jussie Smollett

The Dr. Vibe Show™: R. Kelly’s Attorney Says ‘All The Women Are Lying’ After Pop Star Surrenders To Police To Face 10 Counts Of Felony Criminal Sexual Abuse Involving Minors

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Bernie Sanders Struggled To Win Black Voters. It Could Be Even More Difficult In 2020.

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Did Kaepernick Sell Out His Legacy To The NFL?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Stop ‘Whitesplaining’ Racism To Me

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It’s the little program that grew, the roots of The Transitional Year Programme (TYP) at the University of Toronto began in the Black community through two summer programs in 1969 and 1970, and since then, hundreds of graduates have gone onto successful careers. “It’s a place where the students learn to use their voice, develop empathy and unlock their imaginations in order to dream something bigger for themselves,” says TYP Registrar Lauriann Wade, “TYP makes excellence accessible.”

TYP is a full-time, eight month access-to-University program and gives those who do not have the formal qualifications – like a high school diploma – intense hands on preparation for entry into post-secondary education. Applicants come from the targeted Indigenous, African-Canadian and LGBTQ communities where finances, family issues or other circumstances beyond their control hindered their schooling. However, the Ontario Progressive Conservative government’s recent move to eliminate free tuition for low-income students will make access to higher education difficult once again for applicants to TYP.

“The majority of TYP students are from lower income backgrounds with a family income below $50, 000,” explains Lance McCready, Director of TYP. “Having a larger percentage of funding coming from loans will undoubtedly create more debt for our students who have fewer financial resources…it can serve as a deterrent for those from lower income backgrounds trying to access post-secondary education.”

In spite of hurdles like this latest one, TYP has a proven track record of success:

Rocco Achampong – born in Ghana, Rocco came to Canada in 1988 with his parents and four siblings. He entered TYP in 1999 and went on to study history and political science at U of T’s Trinity College. He is now a lawyer who has run for Toronto mayor and city council. Rocco led the legal challenge against Premier Doug Ford’s cutting down of the city’s wards.

Jandell Nicholas – She went from staffing co-ordinator at an employment agency to earning her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts, Geography and Planning. Jandell now works as a teaching assistant in the university’s department of Geography and Planning and is a published author.

Rahel Woldegiorgis – Once given the opportunity, Rahel embraced education. After finishing TYP, she got her Honours BA from the University of Toronto during which time she did two international exchanges – one at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the other at the University of Nairobi. She completed her Masters of Arts (Social Justice and Community Engagement) at Wilfrid Laurier University and is now the Residential Supervisor at Eva’s, a shelter for homeless youth.

Recently, Lauriann Wade, TYP Registrar and graduate of TYP, was on our show talking about the TYP.

During our conversation, Ms. Wade talked about:

– Some of her background and how she got involved in the Transisitonal Year Programme (TYP) including what was preventing her from going to university, how she found out about TYP, the history of the program, her first day in the programme and her graduation day, the programme itself including the application process
– Why do some students drop out of the programme
– What does her role comprise of
– How have students changed over the years
– The drop in the number of Black and Indigenous students applying for the programme
– How has the programme changed since she was in the programme
– How people find out about TYP

You can find out more about the University Of Toronto’s Transitional Year Program here

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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 February 20, 2019 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– Mueller report finally coming out?
– 45 declaring a State Of National Emergency
– Former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe new book and interviews
– Roger Stone ordered to appear in court over Instagram post targeting judge
– Bernie Sanders running for president in 2020
– The ongoing Jussie Smollett controversy

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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Stuart Shanker, D Phil (Oxon), is a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Psychology from York University and the CEO of the MEHRIT Centre, Ltd. (www.self-reg.ca). His most recent book, Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (And You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage With Life, has garnered glowing reviews around the world being published in Canada, the US, the UK, as well as many other languages.

Over the past decade, Stuart Shanker has served as an advisor on early child development to government organizations across Canada and the United States, and in countries around the world. During this period, he became increasingly interested in the impact of excessive stress on child development and behaviour. Stuart Shanker’s five-step Self-Reg model — The Shanker Method® — is a powerful process for understanding and managing stress in children, youth and adults. In 2012 he founded The MEHRIT Centre as a Self-Reg learning and information centre. Stuart commits considerable time to bringing the research and science of Self-Reg to parents, early childhood educators, teachers, educational leaders, health practitioners and communities through presentations, master classes, online courses, webinars, publications, social media and a blog entitled, Self-Reg

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

– Some of his background
– The background behind the research project that showed that childhood stress often results from parental stress
– His thoughts on getting funding for research projects
– That a lot people’s stresses are hidden and self-regulated
– Self-regulation and fathers
– Some of the stressors in father’s lives
– The difference between misbehaviour and stress behaviour with children

To find out more information about Dr. Shanker, please click here.

Dr. Shanker is one of the speakers at the upcoming Side-by-Side: Canadian Father Involvement Conference in Ottawa, Canada from from February 28, 2019 (9 a.m.) – March 1, 2019 (4 p.m.). For more information about the conference, please click here.

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Dr. Vibe


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

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Kevin Durant And The Relationship Between Athletes And The Media

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Cory Booker’s Tone Problem

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Liam Neeson’s Racist Revenge Fantasy Is Yet Another Example Of Indiscriminate White Terror

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Blackface Endures

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Do Black Men Love White Women More Than Black Women?

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Dr. Vibe

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Karen Donaldson is an award winning, #1 multi Best Selling Author. She is also the owner of Karen Donaldson Inc., and the brands Speak and Get Booked and Speak Confident. She is a Certified Confidence Coach, Communication and Body Language Expert, Executive Public Speaking Coach and International Speaker. Karen has been speaking and coaching for over 20 years, showing individuals exactly how to take powerful action and own their voice, increase their impact and confidence whenever they speak. She is the secret weapon behind many CEO’s, senior executives, successful entrepreneurs and politicians across North America and the UK, as she guides them and helps them to increase their capacity to authentically connect and engage as they lead and communicate. With her dynamic and interactive style as an expert speaker and coach, she moves her audience and clients into action and shows any “ready and willing” individual, how to become that leader who knows how to connect, engage and empower themselves and others. Karen has been a guest expert on both local and national media and is a sought after leader and certified expert in her industry.

Recently, Ms. Donaldson was live on our show talking about Tips To Be More Confident When You Speak In Any Setting.

During the conversation Ms. Donaldson talked about:

– Some of her background including getting pregnant in her final year of high school and losing most of her friends and losing faith in herself
– How her public speaking career and her speaking coach career began
– When did she decided to become an full time entrepreneur and what was her friends and family reaction
– Not always being confident when it came to public speaking and how she became confident
– “Confidence is a behaviour not a emotion which means it is a choice.”
– Her first client
– How has the public speaking environment changed during her journey
– The importance of testimonials/third party endorsements when building a speaking business
– Some tips when one is speaking publicly
– If she replays and listens and watches to her presentations
– How do you get rid of stage fright before you present and how to tailor your presentation to your audience
– Talking “off the cuff”
– Practicing your presentation via video
– Women who are assertive and confident and they are defined are aggressive and are called the “b word”
– What do her client come for help with when it comes to public speaking
– Her current average client
– Building self-belief
– Her client intake process

You can contact Ms. Donaldson via:

Karen Donaldson Inc.
Speak Confident
Speak And Get Booked
Linkedin
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
YouTube
How To Live A Life With No Excuses: The Truth About Excuses, How To Stop Making Them and Start Getting Results
Speak Like You Breathe: 30 Lessons To Become A Naturally Confident Speaker
Phone: (416) 414-2082

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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 February 6, 2019 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– 45’s State Of The Union address last night
– Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and his blackface controversy
– Updates on the attack on Jussie Smollett
– Elizabeth Warren apologizes for claiming Native American heritage with DNA test

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


Dr. Vibe


A human trafficking advocate, public speaker, wellness educator, author, roadblock conquer, and dream chaser. Rhonelle Bruder is an inspiring force on a mission to help motivate and inspire vulnerable youth to discover the power within themselves. Having overcome many traumatic experiences including teenage homelessness, sexual exploitation, and poverty. Rhonelle had to learn strategies not merely to survive but thrive despite her challenging circumstances. Her desire to support others to rise despite what obstacles they face led her to become the founder of the RISE Initiative; a program dedicated to helping vulnerable young people strengthen resilience, health and wellbeing and in the process, change the trajectory of their lives.

Rhonelle holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Health Administration graduate from New York City College of Technology and Master of Science in Health Informatics graduate from the University of Victoria. Most recently, Rhonelle’s work has been featured on television, radio, newspapers, and online publications including TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, State of Mind Mental Health PodcastMedium, By Blacks and Blavity.

Recently, Ms. Bruder wias on our show talking about The Cyntoia Brown And R. Kelly Cases And The State Of Human Trafficking.

Durinng the conversation, Ms. Bruder talked about:

– Some of her story including being born in St. Vincent, being adopted when she was three years old by a white Canadian family with parents who have mental health challenges, growing in white family and not having a sense of belonging, being homeless at sixteen years old in Toronto and having a daughter at eighteen years old
– Where does she get her resilience from
– The Cyntonia Brown story and the similarities between Cyntonia Brown’s story and her story
– How did she overcome her past when it comes to trusting men today
– What does she do when it comes to self-care
– Why she did not share her story for until recently
– Her thoughts on the R. Kelly allegations, society’s attitude towards Blake women who have been sexually abuse
– How did she become an advocate about human trafficking
– The impact of social media on human trafficking
– Some incorrect assumptions about human trafficking
– Policing and human trafficking
– The difference between prostitution and human trafficking
– If the Black community takes human trafficking seriously
– What are human trafficking victims telling her

You can contact Ms. Bruder via:

Website
Twitter
Instagram
Facebook
Linkedin
Email

Visit 

A human trafficking advocate, public speaker, wellness educator, author, roadblock conquer, and dream chaser. Rhonelle Bruder is an inspiring force on a mission to help motivate and inspire vulnerable youth to discover the power within themselves. Having overcome many traumatic experiences including teenage homelessness, sexual exploitation, and poverty. Rhonelle had to learn strategies not merely to survive but thrive despite her challenging circumstances. Her desire to support others to rise despite what obstacles they face led her to become the founder of the RISE Initiative; a program dedicated to helping vulnerable young people strengthen resilience, health and wellbeing and in the process, change the trajectory of their lives.

Rhonelle holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Health Administration graduate from New York City College of Technology and Master of Science in Health Informatics graduate from the University of Victoria. Most recently, Rhonelle’s work has been featured on television, radio, newspapers, and online publications including TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, State of Mind Mental Health PodcastMedium, By Blacks and Blavity.

Recently, Ms. Bruder wias on our show talking about The Cyntoia Brown And R. Kelly Cases And The State Of Human Trafficking.

Durinng the conversation, Ms. Bruder talked about:

– Some of her story including being born in St. Vincent, being adopted when she was three years old by a white Canadian family with parents who have mental health challenges, growing in white family and not having a sense of belonging, being homeless at sixteen years old in Toronto and having a daughter at eighteen years old
– Where does she get her resilience from
– The Cyntonia Brown story and the similarities between Cyntonia Brown’s story and her story
– How did she overcome her past when it comes to trusting men today
– What does she do when it comes to self-care
– Why she did not share her story for until recently
– Her thoughts on the R. Kelly allegations, society’s attitude towards Blake women who have been sexually abuse
– How did she become an advocate about human trafficking
– The impact of social media on human trafficking
– Some incorrect assumptions about human trafficking
– Policing and human trafficking
– The difference between prostitution and human trafficking
– If the Black community takes human trafficking seriously
– What are human trafficking victims telling her

You can contact Ms. Bruder via:

Website
Twitter
Instagram
Facebook
Linkedin
Email

Visit 

A human trafficking advocate, public speaker, wellness educator, author, roadblock conquer, and dream chaser. Rhonelle Bruder is an inspiring force on a mission to help motivate and inspire vulnerable youth to discover the power within themselves. Having overcome many traumatic experiences including teenage homelessness, sexual exploitation, and poverty. Rhonelle had to learn strategies not merely to survive but thrive despite her challenging circumstances. Her desire to support others to rise despite what obstacles they face led her to become the founder of the RISE Initiative; a program dedicated to helping vulnerable young people strengthen resilience, health and wellbeing and in the process, change the trajectory of their lives.

Rhonelle holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Health Administration graduate from New York City College of Technology and Master of Science in Health Informatics graduate from the University of Victoria. Most recently, Rhonelle’s work has been featured on television, radio, newspapers, and online publications including TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, State of Mind Mental Health PodcastMedium, By Blacks and Blavity.

Recently, Ms. Bruder wias on our show talking about The Cyntoia Brown And R. Kelly Cases And The State Of Human Trafficking.

Durinng the conversation, Ms. Bruder talked about:

– Some of her story including being born in St. Vincent, being adopted when she was three years old by a white Canadian family with parents who have mental health challenges, growing in white family and not having a sense of belonging, being homeless at sixteen years old in Toronto and having a daughter at eighteen years old
– Where does she get her resilience from
– The Cyntonia Brown story and the similarities between Cyntonia Brown’s story and her story
– How did she overcome her past when it comes to trusting men today
– What does she do when it comes to self-care
– Why she did not share her story for until recently
– Her thoughts on the R. Kelly allegations, society’s attitude towards Blake women who have been sexually abuse
– How did she become an advocate about human trafficking
– The impact of social media on human trafficking
– Some incorrect assumptions about human trafficking
– Policing and human trafficking
– The difference between prostitution and human trafficking
– If the Black community takes human trafficking seriously
– What are human trafficking victims telling her

You can contact Ms. Bruder via:

Website
Twitter
Instagram
Facebook
Linkedin
Email

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

 

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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 
Instagram 
Mediascope – Facebook

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. Egwu and Ms. Miller were on our show talking about Sexual Abuse In The Black Community.

During the conversation, the ladies talked about:

– Why are Black women treated as “lesser than”
– The media and the Black community not caring about Black women who have been abused/missing
– If Black men get a pass when it comes to sexual abuse since they have it so challenging in society
– Black women not being valued in society
– Many Black women not feeling that they are not included in the #MeToo movement and if should they be part of it
– The need for accountability and responsibility when dealing with this issue

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The Dr. Vibe Show™ at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

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