The Dr. Vibe Show
In this episode, we continue our conversation with Joel Powell. Joel talks about his life and his first book, Black Empowerment and Minority Issues, which is released today. Enjoy!!If you would like to listen to Joel's previous interview, please click on the following link http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/06/27/vibe-and-vegas-show-joel-powell-talks-about-black-men/If you are interested in attending the book release party, here are the details:NR Entertainment Inc. presents the official book Release party for the book, Black Empowerment & Minority Issues, written by Joel Powell on Saturday, August 7, 2010 inside Spice Safar at 510 King Street West (King Street West of Spadina) in Toronto. The doors open at 10 p.m. and admission is $5.00. Music will be provided by Typhoon Sound.Website: http://joelpowell.vpweb.ca/Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385.God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.com

One of our favorite guests is Duncan Vignale. He has so much vision, knowledge and experience to share with us. In this episode, Duncan shares an interesting story called "The Watermelon Story", why he feels that many Black men should consider getting a trade for a profession, the importance of education inside and outside of the classroom and the challenges between parents and children. You can listen to Duncan on the following episodes:http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/03/14/vibe-and-vegas-show-duncan-vignale-part-one/http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/03/27/vibe-and-vegas-show-duncan-vignale-part-two-you-have-to-put-pork-chops-on-the-table/Here is Duncan's contact information:Duncan Vignale Judo Academy2 Hunter's Point Drive,Richmond Hill, Ontario.L4C 9Y5Phone: (905) 882-5907Fax: (905) 882-9039Email: dunchondo@sympatico.caWeb: http://www.duncanvignalejudo.com/Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385.God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.com

Steven Brown is an avionics technician/engineer for Bombardier. Bombardier designs, manufactures, sells and supports the widest range of world-class products in the aerospace and transportation sectors. This includes commercial and business jets, as well as rail transportation equipment, systems and services.In this episode, Steven shares an incredible story about his son, Maurice, and how it has made him a better Black father. This a great victory story!! Enjoy!!Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385.God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com

Ainsworth Morgan obtained his B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science) in Criminology from the University of Toledo and received his B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) and M.Ed. (Master of Education) from the Ontario Institute for Studies In Education (OISE). For the past nine years Ainsworth has worked for the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) as a Grade 7/8 teacher at Nelson Mandela Park Public School.He is currently on secondment from the TDSB, working as the Co-ordinator of tutoring for the Pathways to Education Program-Regent Park. Pathways is a charitable organization created to reduce poverty and increase access to post-secondary education among disadvantaged youth in Canada.In this episode, Mr. Morgan shares his story growing up from being born in Jamaica, growing up in the Regent Park area in Toronto and the importace of giving back, going to university in the United States, the impact of the book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" had on his life, Black Canadian men's definiton of "Blackness" versus Black American men's definiton of "Blackness", playing football in the Canadian Football League and making sports work for him and the importance of education in his and others lives. Enjoy!!You can see and listen to Mr. Morgan by clicking on the following link from the Vibe and Vegas Show http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/05/04/growing-up-poor-black-and-fatherless-whats-the-impactIf you wish to contact Mr. Morgan, you can email him at ainsworthmorgan@hotmail.comFor more information on The Pathways To Education program, please click on the following link http://www.pathwayscanada.ca/home.htmlFeel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385.God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com
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Category:Citizen Journalism -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

In this episode, we interview Rhoda Nimoh, producer of a new television series, Urban Pulse, that debuts on CITY TV on July 17th at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Rhoda describes Urban Pulse as a show that will feature content that you would not find on mainstream television highlighting people and stories from the multicultural communities of Toronto. During the interview he shares some of her story, at the importance of her father in her life, some her thoughts on Black Canadian men, how she got started in and some of the challenges she has faced in he television industry. Urban Pulse debuts on CITY TV (Cable 7) on July 17th at 9 p.m. for nineteen weeks. Check it out!! Please note that Vibe and Vegas will be on the first show so that is a good enough reason to watch!! Enjoy!!Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385.God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/

A week ago, in What started as a large peaceful protest in downtown Toronto to rally against the G20 summit suddenly turned violent. Police cars were set ablaze, protesters hurled bricks and golf balls at windows and many Toronto venues were on lockdown. In this episode, we discuss the aftermath of the G20 with comedian Dred Lee. Enjoy!!You can check Dred on previous episodes of the Vibe and Vegas show at: http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/04/16/vibe-and-vegas-show-dred-lee-the-life-of-a-black-comic/, http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/03/12/vibe-and-vegas-show-black-mens-roundtable-blacks-and-the-media-part-two/ and http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/03/05/vibe-and-vegas-show-black-mens-roundtable-blacks-and-the-media/. You can contact Dred Lee via:MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/dredleeFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/people/Dred-Lee/517780960Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.comGod bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.com
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Category:Citizen Journalism -- posted at: 7:11pm EST

George C. Fraser is Chairman & CEO of FraserNet, Inc. He is considered by many to be the new voice for African Americans and one of the foremost authorities on networking and building effective relationships.Mr. Fraser is the author of two books: Success Runs In Our Race: The Complete Guide to Effective Networking in the African American Community (a critically acclaimed bestseller) and Race For Success: The Ten Best Business Opportunities for Blacks In America (selected as one of ten best business books of the year by Booklist). Both were published by the William Morrow Company.Mr. Fraser is also the publisher of the award-winning SuccessGuide Worldwide: The Networking Guide to Black Resources. He is the founder of the annual PowerNetworking Conference, the largest gathering of Black professionals, business owners and community leaders.A popular speaker and author, George C. Fraser's inspiring talks on success principles, effective networking, wealth creation, business ethics, and valuing diversity, are as popular among corporate professionals as they are among college students. His views have been solicited by CNN and the Wall Street Journal. Over the past decade, the prestigious publication, Vital Speeches of the Day, has selected, reprinted and distributed worldwide, four of Mr. Fraser's speeches-a first for any professional speaker in America.UPSCALE magazine named him one of the "Top 50 Power Brokers In Black America". Black Enterprise Magazine called him "Black America's #1 Networker" on a cover issue. Personal growth "guru" Stephen Covey called Mr. Fraser a "masterful teacher." TV host and journalist, Tony Brown called him a "visionary with the rare combination of leadership and management skills." Mr. Fraser is featured in the New York Times-bestseller, Masters of Networking, along with Colin Powell.Mr. Fraser attended New York University and received his executive training at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Humane Letters from Jarvis Christian College. Mr. Fraser has been married to Nora Jean for over 30 years. They have two sons, Kyle and Scott.We had the opportunity to interview Mr. Fraser before his presentation in Toronto on June 25, 2010. Thanks to Warren Salmon of First Fridays ( http://www.firstfridays.ca/ and Robert Small of Legacy Enterprises (http://www.thesmallgallery.ca/) for bringing Mr. Fraser to Toronto and arranging our interview with him.To find out more information about Mr. Fraser visit http://www.frasernet.com/Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385.God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/
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Category:Citizen Journalism -- posted at: 6:29pm EST

Joel Powell is a young Black man that is man of many talents. He is a DJ, hosts and programs an online radio show, manager of his own entertainment company and he has just finished writing his first book, "Black Empowerment & Minority Issues", which will be available on July 25, 2010.In this episode, Joel shares his thoughts on Black Canadian men and the following issues: Black Canadian Men and Fatherhood, Black Canadian Men and the Entertainment Industry, Black Canadian Men and the Legal System and Black Canadian Men and the Prison System.Here is how you can get in touch with Joel:website: http://joelpowell.vpweb.ca/Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/ninjarydersEmail: nrentinc@hotmail.comInternet Radio Show: "The Layer Show" with Ninja Ryders Sound on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) at http://sensimedia.netPhone: (647) 388-8212 Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385.God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/


The G20. Today is the first day of the G20 summit. Is this meeting in Toronto which basically locked down for the next few days, going to make any difference in our lives?In this episode, we discuss the G20 and the world economy with Colin Jobe of "The Cutting Edge" and "Colin's Edge". Enjoy!!You can listen to Colin on "Colin's Edge" every Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Blog Talk at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/colinsedge. Colin also is on "The Cutting Egde" on CHRY (http://www.chry.fm/) on the second Sunday of each month on the "Cutting Edge" from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Eastern Time). Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail message at 1-866-280-9385.God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/

In celebration of Fathers Day, we speak and share with Paul Osbourne of the group, Young and Potential Fathers. Paul speaks about various subjects such as his experience growing up as a Black Canadian born man, his celebration of being married for 10 years and some of the challenges that Black Canadian men and the Black Canadian family face.If you would like to contact Paul or about Young and Potential Fathers, please email us at info@blackcanadianman.comFeel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385.God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegasinfo@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/