The Dr. Vibe Show

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

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Morehouse College To Admit Transgender Men In 2020

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Let’s Get Real With College Athletes About Their Chances Of Going Pro

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Kids Don’t Need To Go Through Bullying #RIPNIGELSHELBY

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Don’t Presidential Candidates Support Reparations For American Descendants Of Slaves?

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Malik Yoba On Black Men Killing Each Other Over Blocks They Don’t Own

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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.

On the April 24, 2019 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– 45 obstructing justice
– #MorningJoe
– The U.S. census and citizenship question
– The She The People conference where eight 2020 Democratic candidates talked to Black women
– Joe Biden getting ready to announce that he will be seeking the United States Democratic Party nomination for President

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
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.

On the April 20, 2019 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– The Mueller Report

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
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: Dr. Lawrence RasheedMelvin Lars and Ikey Raw .

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Folks Rally Around Tiger Woods’ Masters Win And Keep It Real About The Good And The Bad In His Story

The Dr. Vibe Show™: A Tale Of Two Churches – How The Notre Dame Cathedral Illustrates America’s Unwillingness To Acknowledge Black Suffering

The Dr. Vibe Show™: A Portrait Of The White House And Its Culture Of Dishonesty

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Attention Black People – It’s Your Fault Should Donald Trump Get Re-Elected In 2020

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Women Inspire Black Men; We Just Don’t Say It Enough

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Dr. Vibe

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Keturah Kendrick

Host of the groundbreaking podcast, Unchained. Unbothered.Keturah Kendrick fancies herself the Ambassador of Freedom for the 21st century woman. She sees it as her mission to convince women across the globe that they are enough for themselves. In addition to featuring globally-minded women who choose non-traditional paths on her show, she has written about the triumphs and challenges of living out loud while female on her own blog, Yet Another Single Gal, and for numerous publications such as Single Girls RockNon ParentsThe Unfit Christian and The Not Mom. She regularly writes for Medium.com and her first book, No Thanks: Black, Female, and Living in the Martyr-Free Zone, will be published in June.

Recently, Ms. Kendrick was on our show talking about The Importance Of Listening To Your Voice.

During the conversation, Ms. Kendrick talked about:

– Some of her background including growing up in New Orleans and living in New York
– The values her parents instilled in her while she was growing up that she carries with her today
– How she got involved with writing and literature
– The origin of her first name
– The voice that told her to go to from New York to Africa and her memories of Africa
– The voice that told her to move from Africa to China and how she is enjoying China
– The voice that has told her to move from China and go back to New York
– Her thoughts when it comes to listening to her voice

You can find out more about Ms. Kendrick via:

Website
Unchained. Unbothered. – Podcast
Yet Another Single Gal
Medium
Facebook
Instagram

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Dr. Vibe


Serena Wills

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..

Recently, Ms. Wills was on our show talking about Taking Care of Our Elders – Part Two.

– Some resources and supports for caregivers in America
– Some of the things that people don’t have in place when it comes to care giving
– The importance of having a power of attorney and life insurance
– The lack of information about being a caregiver
– Assisted living facilities and the cost of getting a loved one into one
– The importance of caregivers taking care of themselves and having a support system
– Being a caregiver and dealing with creditors

You can contact Ms. Wills via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Email

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Dr. Vibe


The official launch of the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) takes place on Thursday April 25th, 2019 at Metro Hall, 55 John Street at 6:00pm with guest panelists Nadia Theodore, Consul General of Canada to the Southeastern United States, Ron Busby, President/CEO of the U.S Black Chambers and Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion. “I always say that we must ‘see it to be it’ and so the importance of an ecosystem and network that will encourage and support the proliferation and success of Black-owned and Black-led businesses cannot be overstated,” says Ng.

The focus of the evening’s discussion will include:

· Breaking Down Barriers To Growth

· Supporting Black Entrepreneurship

· Investing In Black-owned Businesses

· Access to Capital & Funders

· U.S & Global Trade

The Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce is committed to aiding in the growth, development and success of Black businesses across the country. “The goal of the Chamber is to be the national voice of Black Canadian businesses and entrepreneurs,” explains founder Michael Forrest, president of Forrest Management Group. “We are dedicated to building a prosperous Black Canadian community.”

More than 150 guests and dignitaries will attend the inaugural CBCC celebration – among the invited guests: Black Business Professional Association (BBPA), Afro Caribbean Business Network (ACBN), ByBlacks.com, The Jamaican-Canadian Association and Caribbean African Canadian Social Services.

“I’m excited about the opportunities that the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce can provide to Canadian businesses, especially as they seek to grow in the U.S. market and globally,” said Consul General Nadia Theodore. Adds U.S Black Chambers President Ron Busby, “Without a doubt, it will serve as a key resource to Black Canadian entrepreneurs.”

A 2015 survey by the BBPA Council Advisory Body of the City of Toronto found that Black businesses who participated were predominantly self-employed (48%) and 32% of them employed two to five individuals. Only 1 % employed at least 101 employees. With a population of approximately 200, 000 in the GTA who identify as Black, there is a need for an organization like the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce to assist in growth, development and networking – not only in Toronto – but across the country. Affiliate CBCC chapters will be launching in other provinces in the coming weeks.

Michael Forrest – Founder – Canadian Black Chamber Of Commerce

Recently, Michael Forrest, founder of the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce, was on our show.

During our conversation, Mr. Forrest talked about:

– Some of his background and some of his career including when did he decide to become an entrepreneur
– The history behind the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce
– The four C’s: Community, Culture, Centres, Commerce
– The response of other organizations when they reached out to them
– Some of the challenges that Black Canadians face when starting a business
– Some of the resources and services that the Chamber is planning to equip Black Canadians with
– The diversity on their board
– Some of the special guests attending the April 25th launch
– “Canada, the north star of the Black renaissance.”
– The Chamber’s plans to expand across Canada
– The measures of success in the next year for the organization
– That it is a great time for Black Canadians to consider entrepreneurship
– How does a well run Chamber work

You can find our more information about the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook 
Instagram
Linkedin

Canadian Black Chamber Of Commerce Official Launch – April 25, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario

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One day you’re gonna be the one driving and a police officer is gonna pull you over. Cause they can. So they will. When that happens, what are you gonna do?

February 26, 2012, Florida. A 17-year-old Black boy wearing a hoodie leaves a 7/11 carrying a bag of Skittles and an iced tea. He never makes it home. Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers invites us into one teen’s now-infamous last moments, and his intricate dance to the afterlife.

Written by Makambe K. Simamba and presented by b current performing arts, Our Fathers builds a space for the Black community to grieve together and interrogates the relationship between personal tragedy and community anguish. Our Fathers was developed with the support of Alberta Theatre Projects and runs at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre April 11 to 18, 2019.

Catherine Hernandez

Recently, we had a conversation with Catherine Hernandez, Artistic Director, B Current Performing Arts about the play Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers And Little Brothers.

During our conversation, Ms. Hernandez talked about:

– Some of her background including how she got into artistic world and she became the artistic director of B Current Performing Arts
– The story behind Our Fathers, Sons, Love And Little Brothers and what it is about
– Some special moments from the production
– Some of her thoughts about the incidents of unarmed Black people killed by the police and the state of race and gender relations
– Where she was when the Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown incidents happened
– what would Makambe K. Simamba (writer and star of the production) and B Current Performing Arts would like the audience to remember after seeing the play
– Some words of encouragement and hope to the Black community

For more information about Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers And Little Brothers please click here.

You can find out more about Ms. Hernandez via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook

You can find out more information about B Current Performing Arts via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter

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

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Johnson Publishing Company Files For Bankruptcy

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump’s Other Base

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Privileged

The Dr. Vibe Show™: ‘Cops Only Tackled Me And My Friend’ – Why A Dark Skin Tone Makes Activism Dangerous

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Black People Discriminate Among Ourselves – The Toxic Legacy Of Colorism

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


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.

On the April 10, 2019 edition of Staggers State Of Things, Ms. Staggers talked about:

– United States Attorney General William Barr being questioned by the House Of Representatives and the Senate
– Immigration in America and the shakeup at the Department of Homeland Security
– United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Maxine Walters had a heated conversation before the House Financial Services Committee on yesterday
– More candidates jumping in the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination

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Dr. Vibe


The panelist for last Sunday’s show was: Galen Bingham.

Mr. Bingham gave his commnents on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: It Hurts To See Nipsey Hussle’s Life Not Mattering

The Dr. Vibe Show™: America Has Stalled On Equal Pay

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Alt Right Is Fueled By Toxic Masculinity — And Vice Versa

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Raising Children Under Suspicion And Criminalization

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump’s Sales Pitch To Black Voters — Look At The Economy! — Is Getting A Bit Wobbly

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

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Recently, Dr. Vibe and Lee Rosen, program lead for the Men And Masculinity Summit hosted the conversation How Are Men Handling #MeToo?

During the conversation, men talked about the following subjects:

- Are men talking about #MeToo? If they are, what are they saying?
- What effect has political correctness having on men when it comes to #MeToo?
- The effect that #MeToo is had on relationships between men and women
- If #MeToo become a power struggle
- The importance of men having a sense of themselves
- If the #MeToo  has swung too far in one direction

For more information about the Men And Masculinity Summit please click here.

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

Dr. Vibe 


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