The Dr. Vibe Show
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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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/

After Colin Jobe had us on his show a few weeks ago (http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/2010/06/05/vibe-and-vegas-show-vibe-and-vegas-on-the-cutting-edge-with-colin-jobe/), we thought that it would be a great idea to have Colin on our show. Enjoy!!Colin shares on how he got started in radio and podcasting and some of the challenges that the Black community faces. 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/

Black men and climbing the corporate ladder. It is possible but it isn't easy.In this episode, we talk and share with David Blackman. David has spent over about twenty years in the corporate world at the same company which is a Fortune 500 company. David shares and talks about the challenges that Black men face who want to "climb the corporate ladder". We also talk about solutions for this issue including owning your own business. Enjoy!!Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com and visit our podcast site at http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/. If you are in North America, you can call us and leave a voice mail message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free).God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,Vibe and Vegashttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/info@blackcanadianman.com