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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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Dr. Vibe

 


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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Dr. Vibe

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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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Dr. Vibe

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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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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 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

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: Melvin Lars and Jim Kennedy.

The panelists will be commented on the following stories:

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The Dr. Vibe Show™: Location! Location! Location!

The Dr. Vibe Show™: This Is What One Tragedy-Filled Month Says About Race And Justice In America

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Dr. Vibe

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


Dr. Vibe

 

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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 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

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


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

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