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Diversity Votes aims to fill the gaps in understanding between Canada’s diverse communities, the media they listen to, read and watch, and how that can affect how they will cast their ballot in the upcoming federal election.

Canadians will be able to see demographic data at the riding level, focusing on majority-minority ridings. At the same time, news stories from these multicultural communities will discuss relevant issues about their communities and the federal election.

Combining demographic and socio-economic statistics from Canada’s majority-minority ridings, and an on-the-ground look at the ethnic media they engage with opens a door to appreciating the role of cross-cultural communication in politics. In 41 of Canada’s federal ridings visible minorities are the majority. In 93 more, they make up more than 20 percent of the voters. These are powerful communities who look and listen for their own voices in the media.

The Diversity Votes web site:

Educates – Provides an in-depth understanding of riding demographic, economic, social and political characteristics, and how these interact with electoral strategies.

Discusses – Creates wider awareness of how national and local issues are portrayed in community and regional ethnic media to increase accountability of ethnic-oriented media strategies.

Connects – Allows for more informed discussion regarding diverse Canadians’ voting patterns and issues and brings diverse voices into the national discourse.

Holds Accountable – Provides greater accountability for the messages that candidates and political parties are sending to different groups.

Andrew Griffith

Recently, Andrew Griffith of Diversity Votes was on our show.

Andrew Griffith, author and immigration expert and MIREMS Ltd. – Multicultural International Research and Ethnic Media Services – bring decades of experience in Canada’s multicultural spheres. Together, they illustrate the power and potential diverse Canadian voters have, with information that has traditionally been hidden behind linguistic and bureaucratic barriers.

During our conversation, Mr. Griffith talked about:

– How did he get involved in studying multiculturalism in Canada
– The story behind Diversity Votes
– The percent of Canada’s population that identify themselves of visible minorities
– Populism, Canada’s federal parties thoughts on it and Canadians thoughts on it
– The impact of the number of visible minority majority ridings in the upcoming federal election
– Canadians thoughts about immigration
– Ethnic groups in Canada not being party loyal
– Ethnic media coverage on the federal election so far and the important issues for ethnic groups in the election campaign
– The religious dress code issue and Quebec
– The role of the ethnic media in the upcoming federal election
– Some of the objectives of Diversity Votes
– What isn’t being covered by the ethnic media (eg. the situation in Hong Kong)
– Ethnic groups voting patterns
– What would he like Diversity Vote to achieve

You can find out more information about Diversity Votes via:

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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™: Anxiety Looks Different In Men

The Dr. Vibe Show™: New York City Police Department Fires Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

The Dr. Vibe Show™: What The Year 1619 Means To Me

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Venchele Saint Dic is the author of Journey to Redemption and Faith in the Amazon Best-selling book Passport to Self-Discovery Volume 2. She is the Founder of MESFAMI Care Inc. She has demonstrated leadership and innovation in public health, health equity, communications, public outreach, social inclusion and diversity, among many others.

Venchele is an experienced writer, editor and native French speaker with cognate education in Public Health. Her focus is to improve accessibility to health services while supporting education, economic empowerment and counseling as critical building blocks which empower families to survive and thrive through life changing events. MESFAMI Care Inc. facilitates community institutions by voluntarily supporting families with the knowledge, skills and services required to survive in changing social, and economic environments.

Her past writing stories have been included on The Good Men ProjectThe National Medical AssociationHarness MagazineYMK The Creative GuruBlack NewsThe Minority Business Finance ScoopThe Above Ground RailroadBlackOwnedandOperatedGreater Diversity NewsSoutheast Queens ScoopBlackNewsZoneThe Peace Corps Press ReleaseDMV DailyBlackStateThrive GlobalGratitude CircleMediumLinkedIn, and the newsletter of Peace Corps SenegalSimmons College and Friends of the Library Montgomery County. Additional information on the nature of her work can be found on her Author profile at here.

You can contact Ms. Saint Dic via:

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Reginald A. Howard is a mental health advocate, author, speaker, podcaster and coach. He uses his life experiences to ignite, inspire and empower others. Rather it’s through his paradigm shifting book, his emotionally connecting speeches, his therapeutic podcast or his mentally clarifying coaching, Reg is here to serve and help people live their legendary life. His platforms are dedicated to hearing, helping and healing others.

Mr. Howard is the host of the Black Mental Health Podcast – Apple Podcasts.

Black Mental Health Podcast – Apple Podcasts

You can find out more information about Mr. Howard via:

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Black Mental Health Podcast – Spotify
Black Mental Health Podcast – Google Play
Black Mental Health Podcast – iHeart Radio

Ms. Saint Dic and Mr. Howard were live on our show talking about Black Men And Mental Health – Causes And Effects.

During the conversation, they talked about:

– Some of their backgrounds
– “Mental health is an equal opportunity employer.” Venchele
– “When a man can’t take care of his child, he goes to jail. When a woman can’t take care of her child, she gets government assistance.” Reginald
– Some of the causes of Black men’s mental health challenges (colonialism, slavery, distrust of the health care system, lack of safe spaces for black men express themselves, lack of opportunities)
– The need for Black men and women for a space for consensus
– The lack of Black mental health practitioners, Black male practitioner and cultural sensitivity when helping Black men who have mental health challenges
– Racism and its impact on this issue
– What does the Black community needs to do
– “Mental health does not have a specific face attached to it.” Venchele

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Toronto’s Bay street has never looked better. Former Ralph Lauren and Harry Rosen stylist Earl Rich, has launched his own image consulting agency, catered to Bay Street’s male executives.

“I came to appreciate style from a very early age. Getting dressed for church on Sundays and other occasions, I became known for great style,” says Earl Rich, founder of Earl Rich Style. “I have a talent for understanding who you are and what message you wish to communicate to the world, then translating that through clothing.”

Rich’s extensive experience in dressing men for business during his time with Ralph Lauren and luxury retailer Harry Rosen, has shaped much of his style savvy. While his one-on-one executive styling work is very much a private affair, he’s in high demand with clients including some of Toronto’s premier executives from the legal, finance and technology sectors.

“I wish I had found Earl sooner than I did. Earl is very easy to work with and has a great eye for detail,” says Michael, a Toronto lawyer. “He gently encourages me to make the necessary changes that make an impact and I enjoy shopping experiences with him. I thought I dressed well before, but he has elevated my overall style and how I present myself.”

Rich intuits his clients’ personal style brand—from fit to form —nearly at a glance. “The way you dress is your visual business card. I’ve seen how great style can impact the professional and social areas of your life,” says Rich. “When your style is deliberate and well thought-out, you not only have a competitive edge, but you look the way you want to be perceived by the world.”

During our converastion, Earl talked about:

– Some of his background growing up in the United Kingdom including him recognizing the power of clothing at a young age, going to church and recognizing the “power of clothing”
– What brought him from the United Kingdom to Toronto
– How did he start working men’s retail clothing and how he got hired by Harry Rosen (Canadian luxury men’s wear store)
– The importance of fit, fabric, function, form
– “Clothing is like a costume.”
– His experience of having people who looked like him did not buy from him
– What he learned during his time at Harry Rosen and why did he decide to leave Harry Rosen and starting on his own
– How does he get clients
– “What message do you wish to communicate to the world?”
– The key in finding a garment that fits
– Some changes in men’s executive fashion
– The demographics of his client base and what is he doing to expand his client base
– He is not fashion, he is in style
– The research that he does about men’s executive clothing
– The benefits of a man hiring an executive style consultant like himself
– Some style tips including what makes a good tailor
– A concern that he has about the men’s retail fashion industry
– When should a man go through a clothing purge

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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.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

On the August 22, 2019 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– 45 saying he is the King of Israel, the “chosen one”, calling out American Jews, retweeting a Prince song and mad that the Greenland for sale
– As forest fires rage, experts worry about the future of the Amazon
– Jay-Z and the National Football League

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

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

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Dr. Lawrence A. RasheedMelvin Lars and Ikey Raw.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How White Privilege Materializes After Mass Shootings

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How Ferguson Widened An Enormous Rift Between Black Christians And White Evangelicals

The Dr. Vibe Show™: FBI Ranking ‘Black Identity Extremists’ As Bigger Threat Than White Supremacists Ignores The Real Problem

The Dr. Vibe Show™: How Bigotry Created A Black Mental Health Crisis

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Jay-Z Can’t Say He Stands With Colin Kaepernick And Partner With The NFL. It’s Hypocritical.

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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.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

On the August 7, 2019 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– 45’s visits to Dayton and El Paso after mass shootings
– 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro
– The American China trade war intensifying

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

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

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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Dr. Lamont Ali Francies was born and raised in San Francisco, California (Bayview/Hunter’s Point Community). He is the Senior Minister of the Delta Bay Church of Christ in Antioch, California. He is an adjunct professor of Sociology at Brandman University. He also works an administrator of African American Student Achievement for the Mount Diablo Unified School District. Dr. Francies also does equity work district wide and is a sought after speaker, conducting workshops for numerous educational institutions. Dr. Francies has been invited to speak nationwide at conferences dealing with African American Student Achievement. He has also authored several articles that deal with the the Black faith tradition and a critique of Multiculturalism. Dr. Francies is also the president of the Mt. Diablo Black Educators Association and remains an unapologetic advocate for Black students and families. Dr. Francies holds a Masters of Arts in both Sociology & Counseling. He also holds a pupil personnel credential in counseling and a doctorate degree from the University of San Francisco in International & Multicultural Education. Dr. Francies currently lives in the Bay Area with his wife Tiffany and their five children.

Recently, Dr. Francies was on our show talking about Black Male Teachers In K – 12 Schools.

During our conversation, Dr. Francies talked about:

– Life growing up in San Francisco in a single parent home with one brother without a father in the home
– His mother playing mother and father struggling raising him and his brother and how she achieved graduating from college
– The first male father figure that he could relate to was on The Cosby Show
– The greatest thing that his mother gave him and his brother
– Some of his challenging childhood and when it began to turn
– The cultural shock that he experienced when he first started attending Pepperdine University, having his first Black teacher in his life and that teacher’s influence on him getting into education
– Black students being 16% of America’s public school population, Black teachers making up 7% of the public school teacher population, Black men make up 2% of that 7%
– The education system not being broken but it is replicating the same social inequalities that exist in society
– When students have teachers that look like them they do better
– Why Black male teachers are leaving the profession more than any other ethnic group
– Black male teachers not being hired to educate but to assimilate into the dominate culture
– Education being feminized
– Some of the challenges that Black male teachers face
– “Rules without relationship leads to rebellion.”
– The impact that the racial wealth gap has on this issue
– What can Black parents do to get more Black male teachers in schools
– If Black parents expressing their concern about the lack of Black male teachers in public schools
– The effect that the Black middle class moving from the inner cities to the suburbs has on this subject
– The need for Blacks to start their own schools
– Inequities in funding of schools

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Delta Bay Church Of Christ

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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.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

On the August 5, 2019 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, Ohio, as US reels from brutal killings

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

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

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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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 Ikey Raw.

The panelists commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Two Mass Shootings In US Leave At Least 29 Dead As Trump Faces Criticism

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Spike Lee On ‘Do The Right Thing,’ 30 Years Later – ‘It Hasn’t Aged’

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The ‘Whitewashing’ Of Black Music – A Dark Chapter In Rock History

The Dr. Vibe Show™: ‘Do You Sometimes Wish You Were Black?’ – How My Child And I Talk About Race

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Black Women Can No Longer Afford To Save Broken Black Men

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