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The conversation topic for the August 23, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™ was ADVANCE, Canada’s Black Music Business Collective.

ADVANCE, Canada’s Black Music Business Collective, is leading the change in developing an infrastructure for the betterment, upliftment and retention of Black people in the music business.

Serving as a unified front for Black people working within all sectors of the Canadian music industry, Advance creates conditions for long-term success by addressing racial equality and inclusivity through four areas: Advocacy, Mentorship, Community Outreach and Business Development and Entrepreneurship.

By holding the corporate, private and government sectors accountable, Advance is committed to building a more equitable Canadian music industry that grants Canada’s Black music communities a fair and valued voice in a consistently growing music nation.

The guest for the August 23, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™ was David “Click” Cox.

David “Click” Cox started his career as a member of the MMVA winning and JUNO nominated group, The Maximum Definitive. Created reputation for his promotional and marketing efforts working closely with concert promotions company REMG. Soon after, he started his career working with BMG Music Canada and then worked at Universal Music Canada as A&R. During his time with Universal, David founded the Stylus Awards to celebrate the Canadian urban music talents and recognition of DJs. After 8 years with Universal, he created his own entertainment company, CLK Creative Works. Today, CLK is responsible for managing an eclectic roster of highly skilled and experienced artists. Along with management, David teaches music business at Metalworks and The Remix Project.

During the conversation, David talked about:

– Some of his background including getting into the music business, how he got his jobs with BMG Music and Universal Music and some memories
– The weekly roundtable conversations that he is having about the Black Canadian music industry (Breaking Down Racial Barriers) which you can listen to here
– Some of the changes in the music industry during his journey
– Impact of 2020 on the Black Canadian music industry
– Some background on his mother in law the late Salome Bey, one the first Black Canadians to have a television special

You can find more information about David via:

CLK Creative Works
David “Click” Cox – Twitter
David “Click” Cox – Instagram
David “Click” Cox – Linkedin

You can find out more information about Advance – Canada’s Black Music Collective via:

Website
Twitter
Instagram
Email

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Producer of Google+ Hangouts – The Good Men Project
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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Dr. Vibe – Producer And Co-host of Black Men Talking On WJMS Radio
Dr. Vibe on HuffPost Live – August 2, 2013
2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2011 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best International Blog and Best Podcast Series)
Black Blog Of The Day – Black Bloggers Network – June 23, 2011
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Dr. Grace-Camille Munroe holds a doctorate in Adult Education and Community Development, with a focus on Transformative Learning, from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. She has acquired the knowledge, experience, and skills required to make interventions as a competent project manager, program evaluator, research analyst, and adult facilitator. In this regard, she has employed her skills successfully in designing and evaluating projects, conducting quantitative and qualitative research, data and policy analyses and preparing research briefs, reports, Cabinet Submissions, and presentations for clients across the public and private sectors. Dr Munroe has significant experience in the development of monitoring and evaluation frameworks for educational programs, as well as, in conducting needs assessments to inform the improvement of school administration and management. She is committed to employing her expanding knowledge and skills to projects and programs that will result in an improved quality of life for stakeholders in education. Dr. Munroe has worked at various levels of the education system in Jamaica, including the Ministry of Education as Senior Policy Analyst and Researcher in the Office of the Minister, to appreciate the complex nature of teaching and learning in the classroom, and to allow her to better address the challenges of developing and implementing system-wide change.

She currently works as the Manager for Research, Projects and Operations for the Leadership By Design Program, the signature program for the Lifelong Leadership Institute. The Lifelong Leadership Institute (LLI) is an educational organization that provides innovative leadership development to Canadian youth of Jamaican, African-Caribbean and Black heritage, so that they may fulfill their personal and professional ambitions, provide inspiring leadership to their communities and country, and make this world a better place for all.

Selected Publications and Research Projects

2019 Research Consultant, Curriculum and Training Development Specialist
Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health & Reducing Adolescent Pregnancies in Jamaica

2018 Researcher and Writer
Situational Analysis on Children and Youth in Jamaica
UNICEF/Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI)

2017 Research Consultant, Curriculum & Training Development Specialist
Curriculum and Training Development, National Family Planning Board

2013 Lead Researcher
An Analysis of Students’ Academic Progress and Attainment for Selected Cohorts (2006-2010) and Projections for Student Matriculation 2014-2018:
The Case of Jamaica College

2013 Researcher and Co-Author
Jamaica Transformation of Education Since Independence: Handbook on Education Development in Commonwealth. Bloomsbury Comparative International
Education Series

Recently, Ms. Munroe was on our show talking about Black Parents Involvement In Their Children’s Academic Success. During the conversation, Ms. Munroe was joined by Anton James.

– Both of them share some of their background including being the father of two boys
– Did education find them or did they find education and how did they meet
– some truths, stereotypes, barriers that many Black parents face when dealing with the education system including the myth that Black fathers are interested in their child(ren) education
– Anton’s dedication to his children and some of the barriers that he faces with his children and the education system
– Some of what Black parents need to do when it comes to education
– Some of the barriers preventing Black parents being more involved in their child(ren) education
– The impact that 2020 has on this subject and what do Black parents need to do in regards to their child(ren) education

You can contact Dr. Munroe via:

Linkedin
Email

You can contact Anton James via:

Email

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email The Dr. Vibe Show™ 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
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
Producer of Google+ Hangouts – The Good Men Project
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
The Dr. Vibe Show™ Channel
Dr. Vibe – Producer And Co-host of Black Men Talking On WJMS Radio
Dr. Vibe on HuffPost Live – August 2, 2013
2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2011 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best International Blog and Best Podcast Series)
Black Blog Of The Day – Black Bloggers Network – June 23, 2011
Twitter
Twitter hashtag: #DrVibe
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iTunes
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iHeartRadio
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


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