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D’Juan Hopewell is a career advocate for oppressed people. His work has been instrumental in passing major legislation in the Maryland General Assembly, including marriage equality, the Dream Act and retirement security. His anti-hunger work resulted in an unprecedented funding increase from the legislature toward school breakfast programs for children. D’Juan currently runs a blog, HopewellThought.com and contributes for the HuffPost and Blavity.com. His current focus as an entrepreneur is creating jobs on the South Side of Chicago.

Mr. Hopewell will be live on our show tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern/6 p.m. Pacific. He will be talking about his article Trump Isn’t Our Biggest Enemy: It’s Uncle Tom (Pt. 1).

During our conversation, Mr. Hopewell talked about:

– An interesting Biblical story in regards to current state of race in America
– The background behind the “Uncle Tom” series of articles
– His thought that the Black church tradition has some elements that hinders Black liberation
– Some of his concerns with TD Jakes
– Why does he feel that there is not more questioning of the Black church
– Ways that the Black church can help Blacks
– Why does he not have hope for the Black church
– The challenge with the Black church attracting young Blacks
– The reaction to the post

You can connect with Mr. Hopewell via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

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


Dr. Vibe


The panelist for last Sunday’s show was Curtis Brooks.

Mr. Brooks commented on the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: After Getting The Boot, Bannon Wants To Go To War? Great, Let Them Hos Fight

The Dr. Vibe Show™: It Wasn’t Just White Men Who Participated In The ‘Unite The Right’ Rally

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The ‘War On Whites’ Is A Myth — And An Ugly One

The Dr. Vibe Show™: The Battle Over Confederate Statues, Explained

The Dr. Vibe Show™: For Black People Who Have To Deal With White People This Week

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Dr. Vibe

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STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Our this episode of STUFF, Dr. Vibe and Ms. Keyes continued the conversation Is Education Still The Great Equalizer For Blacks?.

The special guest for this conversation tonight was Dr. Marvin Thompson.

Dr. Marvin Thompson is an educational leader who has spent the majority of his 25 years in the educational field turning around schools in challenged communities. The scope of his experiences in schools range from pre-school director, elementary teacher to district superintendent.

In 2003, his efforts led to his school being recognized as one of the top 15 most changed schools in America through the National School Change Award Program. He served on the Virginia Academic Review Steering Committee, which reviewed, revised and developed school performance standards which are currently being used in states across America. He has served on Governor Mark Warner’s Economic Development committees and Governor Tim Kane’s early childhood committee.

As the Chief Academic Officer of a charter school in New Orleans, Dr. Thompson was featured in Oprah Winfrey’s Blackboard Wars, a nationally televised documentary bringing light to the challenges facing urban schools in America. The program received many awards including CableFax’s Best DocumentaryThe CINE Golden Eagle Award and the New York Festival’s TV and Film Award.

Dr. Thompson has many televison and radio apprearances including the CBS Morning NewsThe Tavis Smiley ShowLA Today, and CNN: Headline News as an educational commentator. In 2013, he was a speaker at the Steve Harvey Mentoring Camp for Boys and the Indiana Black Expo. Dr. Thompson was most recently an invited guest of the White House to speak at the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Convention in Washington, D.C., to discuss the challenges facing boys in challenged communities.

Currently Dr. Thompson is the President and CEO of EmpowerED, and educational Consulting firm specializing in organizational systems development. His company has worked with schools across America from rural districts to some of the largest and most challenged such as the Los Angeles Unified School District. In 2009, Dr. Thompson was an invited member of the International Exchange of Scholars to assist the University of South Africa, the 4th largest university in the world, in revising its educational curriculum. These efforts will influence over fifty percent of the teacher workforce in the continent of Africa.

Dr. Thompson received his Ed.D. degree in Leadership & Policy Studies from The George Washington University, an M.ED in Administration & Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.A. in Psychology and Education from Randolph Macon College in Virginia.

Some of the topics discussed during the conversation were:

– What is mindset of new teachers and are they ready to handle children of color and equalization
– Leadership and teaching
– How can education can become an equalizer for Blacks
– Why he feels that education does not matter for Blacks
– The biggest barriers for many young Black children when it comes to school
– The lack of Black teachers in the classroom
– Has integration of the school system been successful for Blacks
– What things from the pre-integration can be used today when it comes the education
– Call to actions for Black parents when it comes to education

You can find out more about Dr. Thompson via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

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


Dr. Vibe


Tommy J. Curry is a Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. He is a Ray A. Rothrock Fellow and has commented on social matters in venues ranging from Forbes, to Sirius XM. He is the author of over 50 articles on issues of racism, anti-Black violence, and the institutionalization of Black male death. He is working on a forthcoming books on Black male vulnerability entitled the Man-Not, and the Eschatology of Kanye West. Dr. Curry is a strong advocate and thinker for the reconceptualization of Black men and boys. He is adamant that the arguments used to justify their death and incarceration by Black and white scholars alike must be challenged.

Dr. Curry was be live on our show talking his book The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood and the subject The Need To Study Black Males Beyond Pathology.

During our conversation, Dr. Curry talked about:

– The story behind the book and what the book is about
– Dealing with incorrect assumptions of Black men
– The emotional effect on Black men of a negative sexual perception of Black men
– The lack of discussion about how many Black men are depressed and their lack of representation in colleges university
– The importance of studying the mistreatment of Black women … Is it more important than the study of mistreatment of Black men
– How did he come up with the title of the book
– The myth of Black men abandoning their homes and women and the violence of poverty against Black men
– His thoughts on Black feminism
– Racialized men as victims of rape
– The political economy and Black men
– His thoughts on Charlottesville

You can contact Dr. Curry via:

Twitter
Email

Please click here to purchase Dr. Curry’s book The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood.

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


Dr. Vibe

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


Dr. Vibe


Steven Kiges (pron. Key-jez) is the co-founder and director of The Coach Training AcademyThe Coach Training Academy is a professional, International Coach Federation accredited coach training school. Graduates have gone on to both build very successful solo coaching practices as well as taking their coaching skills to corporate positions including Microsoft, Google, and NASA, just to name a few.

Steve is a is an experienced Master coach with over 5000 coaching hours and over 10,000 hours mentoring people that want to become exceptional coaches or as he puts it “artistic agents of change”. To the coaching world, he brings both his own past struggles of growing up in a very dysfunction home, depressed, suicidal and at one point topping the scales at over 410 pounds. Professionally his first career was as a professional musician having attended The Juilliard School, playing various orchestras and as a university lecturer. After leaving music he then went on to build one of the largest Dental Software companies in North America and after selling that, followed his life’s passion of helping others. Dedicating himself to his core philosophy that “no one breezes through life…we all have our unique struggles. With the right support and environment, everyone can live life with purpose and passion often exceeding what they think is possible for themselves. His life is a testament of that philosophy.

To coaching, and coach training Steven brings a full background in neurosciences including; crisis counseling, emotional intelligence, Time Line Specialist, Master of Communication and a trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

During this episode of the Learn To Coach series, Steve talked about:

The Business Side Of Coaching

During our conversation, Steve talked about:

– How procrastination is one of the biggest problems for many people
– Nominalization
– How procrastination is misleading
– Define-Constructions
– How procrastination keeps us from the truth
– Coaching the action not the label

You can find more information about coaching and The Coach Training Academy via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Learn To Be A Coach

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


Dr. Vibe


Vernon Lindsay is a consultant, writer, and, practitioner of the African Brazilian martial art called capoeira, capoeirista.

He is a passionate, creative, and experienced individual who wants to help your organization achieve maximum results in diversity and inclusion, personal development, and well-being.

Mr. Lindsay is a business and educational consultant, writer, and capoeirista. He provides workshops that analyze and offer tangible solutions concerning diversity and inclusion, personal development, and well-being. This work derives from his experiences as a college professor, business owner, husband, and father.

Mr. Lindsay was live our show talking about his article When Pretty Boys Become Men.

During our conversation, Mr. Lindsay talked about:

– Some of his background including growing up in Chicago including growing up as the only boy with five sisters and some of the conflicts growing up as a man
– The relationship between his father (who is a minister) and him
– The background behind the article
– The challenges that he faced with masculinity growing up compared to the challenges that Black boys face today
– How has his family’s move to Mexico impacted the raising his sons
– His message for Black men
– What he wants to make sure that his sons know
– What message would he would like Black women and Black men to get from the article

You can contact Mr. Lindsay via:

Website
Facebook
Instagram
Linkedin
Twitter

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


The scheduled panelists for last Sunday’s show were: LeRon Barton and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: One Dead And 19 Injured As Car Strikes Crowds Along Route Of White Nationalist Rally In Charlottesville

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Hollywood Hates Black Love

The Dr. Vibe Show™: 50 Greatest Black Athletes

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why White People Feel Oppressed, Explained

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why Does America Have An Appetite For The Death Of Black Men?

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


Dr. Vibe

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STUFF are live online conversations hosted by Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Jazz Keyes (United States) about current events and culture from a black woman’s and black man’s POV.

Jazz Keyes is a clinical psychologist, certified life coach, author, and motivational speaker. Recognized for her work as a community activist, Keyes has spent the last 10 years of her career focusing on empowering the lives of others. With an intense focus on women, people of color, and children, Keyes has been honored as a Neighborhood Hero by ComEd for her involvement in numerous community-based initiatives.

As a psychologist and life coach, Keyes supplies clients with the necessary tools and techniques to awaken their divine energy, heal their open wounds and create an aura of love, compassionate and tranquility.

For the last two years, Jazz Keyes has managed to grow her brand as a dating and relationship writer for two major media platforms, JET Magazine and Black and Married with Kids. Her first book, If We Knew Better: Soul Cries of Women Past and Present, is available here.

Ms. Keyes is preparing to begin her PHD program Fall 2017. She will be studying to receive her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Couples Therapy. Keyes has devoted a great deal of her time and energy on mastering the art of communication to create healthy, dynamic, long-lasting relationships and to help others do the same.

Jazz Keyes is an aspiring bestselling author. Focusing on spirituality, emotional empowerment, and love, Keyes hopes to one day deliver soul healing messages as a television personality and international inspirational speaker.

Dr. Vibe and Ms. Keyes hosted the conversation Black Women And Entrepreneurship. Their special guest was Kike-Lola Odusanya.

Our special guest for our conversation tonight is Kike Odusanya.

Kike-Lola Odusanya is the founder of My Boss Is Me, a virtual global business and personal development firm. She’s a “serial entrepreneur” and a network marketing industry professional best known for a straight-shooting, results-driven approach to business and life.

Kike-Lola believes entrepreneurial experience encompasses life skills that all women should develop as a way to reach their fullest potential. That’s why she refers to the entrepreneurial experience as the ultimate life skill. She is on a mission to help women around the world see their deepest desires and dreams come to fruition through what she calls “the gift of entrepreneurship.”

She realizes business ownership is not for everyone, but Odusanya believes all women can benefit by exploring the mindset, talents, and knowledge of successful entrepreneurs and take control of their lives, proudly declaring, My Boss Is Me.

During the conversation Jazz and Kike talked about:

– What got Kike into entrepreneurship and some of her entrepreneurship
– “Mommy Guilt”
– Why they feel that Black women are the biggest influx of new entrepreneurs
– Profitability vs. passion
– Knowing your value
– The importance of getting help and being around the right people, the importance of mentorship and what they look for in a mentor
– What have they learned from some of their failures
– A piece of advice for a Black women who are starting the entrepreneurship journey

You can contact Ms. Odusanya via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

You can find more about Ms. Keyes via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Instagram

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


Dr. Vibe


The panelists for last Sunday’s show were: Galen BinghamJim Kennedy and Curtis Brooks.

The panelists will be discussed the following stories:

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Let’s Talk About Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Trump’s Allies Are Taking Over the Media And Creating Their Own Reality

The Dr. Vibe Show™: NAACP Issues First-Ever Travel Advisory For A State – Missouri

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Why The Next Black President Could Be A Republican

The Dr. Vibe Show™: Of Course The Trump Justice Department Wants To Target Affirmative Action

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


Dr. Vibe

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Lover of words, flowers, and anything sweet, Tamara Grant has a passion for writing. She spent several years ghostwriting romance novels and short stories and is currently back to publishing under her own name. Obsessed with Love and Hallmark Movies, lattes, and red lipstick, Tamara writes from a feminine perspective on Love, relationships, and life. Originally from Baltimore, MD, Tamara spent twelve years working as a licensed clinical social worker in Atlanta and currently works as an Intuitive Life Coach helping women discover their Divine Feminine.

A mother of two; a thirteen year old son and a six year old daughter, Tamara is an avid Baltimore Ravens fan who also loves watching boxing, MMA, and football.

Ms. Grant was live on our show talking about his article How The Divine Feminine Will Bring Back The Black Family.

During our conversation, Ms. Grant talked about:

– Some of her background including life growing up in Baltimore leaving Baltimore to go to Atlanta
– How did she into the area of social work and why she left it after many years
– the difference between for her between social work and coaching (what she is doing now)
– The story behind the article
– Some concerns that she has about some Black women
– The difference between aggressive and assertive and the importance for Black women in understanding this
– Her reaction to women who feel that men are not necessary in their lives
– Her thoughts on why there is a disconnect between Black men and Black women
– Why she feels that Black women are the key to restoring many Black families
– What does “divine feminine” look like
– The need to switch back to some traditional values
– The difference between sexual vs. sensual
– Her message for Black men
– Love, Light, Lucid (Facebook)

You can connect with Ms. Grant via:

Zen Publishing Company
Love, Light, Lucid (Women’s Only Facebook Group)
Twitter
Tumblr
Instagram
HuffPost

Visit our website at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

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


Dr. Vibe