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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

On the November 19, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– Will the American presidential election be overturned?
– Sedition
– The American federal government transition that is not happening
– America and Covid

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Instagram
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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


Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
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The Real Dads™ Network is the outgrowth of the award winning documentary Real Dads – Black Men on Fatherhood (2000) which included commentary by the late Ossie Davis and was directed by Derek Phillips and Nikki Dees.

The purpose of the documentary was to show positive black fathers who were actively involved in the nurturing and the raising of their children. As a result of the documentary, it became evident that there was a STRONG NEED for an organization where fathers could:

– Tell there stories and share their experiences
– Get information about being better fathers
– Have real conversations about manhood, fatherhood and family
– And feel connected to something powerful and empowering

Thus in 2004, the Real Dads™ Network was founded by Derek Phillips.

The mission of the Real Dads™ Network is:

Create a culture where all the fathers are actively involved in the parenting process, and are portrayed and viewed as exemplary role models by society.

The mission of Real Dads™ Network is to:

– Strengthen the institution of the Family by recognizing and promoting positive aspects of fatherhood in all media.
– Provide fathers with a support system that connects them to resources which are designed to empower them to be Real Dads: Present, Providers, Protectors and Peacemakers.
– Advocate for shared parenting as the standard for public policy decisions.
– Collaborate with organizations to create positive outcomes for fathers and their children.

Derek Phillips is the founder and Executive Director of Real Dads™ Network, an organization that is committed to strengthening the institution of the family by promoting the positive aspects of fatherhood in the media. It is their belief that children do better, both developmentally and in the attainment of life opportunities, when both parents are actively involved in parenting, regardless of the marital or living circumstances.

He is also the founder and President of Jorma Productions, an independent production company (affectionately named after his two daughters) that is committed to creating projects and programs that are educational, inspiring and empowering.

Derek was in education for over twenty years in New York City.

Derek is an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and through his works, and actions and words, and actions, he is committed in educating, uplifting and empowering our youth and the community. His motto is “If everyone does a part, then no one is left doing the whole thing.”

He resides in Peekskill, New York with Maria his loving wife and Jordyn and Maya, his two beautiful daughters.

Recently, Derek was on our show.

During our conversation, Derek talked about:

– Some of story including not being interested in school when he was young, his mother dying when he was ten, his father not being in his life when he was growing up, no father mother passed away and growing up in a dysfunctional family
– Learning on how to be a parent by raising his nieces
– When did he realize that he had to something involving fatherhood
– The story behind the Real Dads™ Network
– The insights he received about fatherhood after him being involved in education for over twenty years
– The success of the Daddy Daughter Dance, Real Dads Week and other successes in the journey
– The continuous challenge that many Black fathers have providing for their children and some of the other challenges that Black fathers face
– How did getting married, having children and his wife have impacted his thoughts about fatherhood
– Black fathers and Black dads who are separated and divorced who want to spend time with their child(ren)
– The importance of Black men taking care of themselves
– Some of the services that the Real Dads™ Network offers
– What’s up next for the Real Dads™ Network
– His message to non-melanated people, the Black community, Black mothers and Black dads about Black fatherhood
– What are Black fathers telling him about 2020

You can find out more information about the Real Dads™ Network via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Email
Phone: (212) 875-7725

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
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Join The New Humanity Initiative™ and Canada CFO’s Inc. in partnership with the Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals (CAUFP) along with our cast of amazing speakers and thought leaders who will promote and amplify equity diversity and inclusion in the accounting and finance sector.

Leadership and Change in Accounting & Finance is an immersive and interactive digital event with a view towards strengthening Economic Mobility for BIPOC Communities. It will feature curated conversations, engagement and experience addressing anti-Black racism, crucial challenges, meaningful change and innovative impact in creating inclusive and equitable opportunities.

A dynamic and interactive experience for attendees, speakers, supporters and stakeholders of the event, where individuals can communicate their points of view.

The event will feature a Dialogues on Diversity by prominent Finance Leaders as well as a Panel discussion on the issues, followed by a ‘Voices in Action’ breakout segment.

(5 Concurrent Sessions)

Join us after the Panel Discussion for our breakout sessions where we will have community participation and conversations about taking collective action.

The Voices in Action are based on the “Economic Mobility” Pillar one of the seven pillars of The New Humanity Initiative that will help shape its outcomes-based approach to achieve national change.

Each session will be facilitated by Thought Leaders who are actively championing change within these areas under the Economic Mobility Pillar. Please bring your ideas and get ready to create meaningful change.

Kindly select the Voices in Action (Breakout) Session that you would like to be a part of during registration.

- Capital & Finance

- Culture and Organizational Change

- Health & Wellbeing

- Investment, Enablement and Financial Services

- Leadership & Inclusion

Together we can strengthen actions and implement strategies to improve professional outcomes for BIPOC Professionals.

Hugh Anthony Simmonds, PhD is the Co-Founder and Co-Chair, The New Humanity Initiative™.

Hugh Anthony is the Co-founder and Co-Chair of The New Humanity Initiative™ a purpose-fueled national organization that is a catalyst for fundamental change to strengthen equity, access and inclusivity for racialized groups throughout Canada, and the first black member to serve as Director for the Toronto Music Festival, the oldest arts and music festival in Canada. Currently he serves as the President of Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corporation (MTCC) 934 and is a Distinguished President of the Kiwanis Club of Toronto Caribbean. Hugh Anthony is currently Head of Strategy, Assignment & Co. a boutique lifestyle consultancy firm based in Toronto, Canada and a Teaching Faculty at Ryerson University in the Faculty of Arts and the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education. Hugh Anthony, believes that “everyone is gifted, but some people never open their package”.

Hugh Anthony received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and Master of Science (MSc), Postgraduate Diploma (PGDE) and Bachelor of Science (BSc) from the University of the West Indies (Jamaica). In addition, he as taken numerous executive education courses at Harvard University (USA), Ryerson University (Canada) and University of New Orleans(USA). With 20+ years of progressive multi-sector engagements, holding appointments as Executive Director for a nonprofit organization, International President for Kiwanis International Service Leadership organization, Hugh Anthony brings conceptual and strategic thinking with significant experience and expertise in higher education management, non-profit leadership, board governance, fundraising and capacity building. He has played a pivotal role in leading and strengthening individuals and organizations, through visioning, strategic planning, learning and development, marketing and communications, networking, collaborations and partnerships, advocacy and leading people-centered programming, workshops and initiatives. Hugh Anthony is an avid volunteer and believes that “service is the rent we pay for living” and have traveled throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. He brings mastery in public speaking and storytelling with his award-winning presentation skills to help individuals uncover their passion, unfold their purpose and share the power of their stories.

His scholarship, research and consultancies span cultural organizations, leisure, tourism, hospitality geography, international politics, governance and policy; and professional services from the lens of culture, equity, intersectionality and lifestyle. He brings a wealth of teaching and learning experience having held appointments at the University of Technology (Jamaica) College of Business and Management; the University of Waterloo (Canada) Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, Ryerson University (Canada) Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Studies. Hugh Anthony presented his research at several international conferences, his groundbreaking research on film festivals, field-configuring events and cultural organizations and his lifestyle writing and publications have been included on major digital media platforms and he is currently finishing a book publication project – The Ultimate Guide to Public Speaking: Seven Steps to Professional Mastery (forthcoming Spring 2022).

Mr. Anthony was live on our show tonight talking about the The New Humanity Initiative – Leadership And Change In Accounting & Finance Interactive Digital Event which is happening on November 12, 2020.

During the conversation, Mr. Anthony talked about:

– Some of his background including at nine years old realizing that his life would be one of service
– the story behind that The New Humanity Initiative™, some of the keys of success so far, memories of the first event and highlights from some of the past events,
– His thoughts on the state of equity and diversity in Canada at this time
– What to expect during the November 12, 2020 event

You can find more about The New Humanity Initiative – Leadership And Change In Accounting & Finance Interactive Digital Event happening on November 12, 2020 by clicking here

You can find out more about The New Humanity Initiative™ via:

Website
Email

You can find out more about Mr. Anthony via:

Linkedin
Instagram
Twitter

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ at www.thedrvibeshow.com

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
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Black Canada Talking™ is a live online event that provides Black Canadians opportunity to give their takes and POVs on stories that are of importance to them.

On this special edition of Black Canada Talking™, we had panelists from Black Canada and Black America talking about Black Canada Talking™ And Black America Talking … The 2020 American Election … What Does It Mean To Us As Black People?

From Canada we had: El JonesCesar Ndema-Moussa and Warren Clarke.

You can contact El Jones via:

Facebook
Email

You can contact Cesar Ndema-Moussa via:

Facebook

You can contact Warren Clarke via:

Website

And from America we had …

Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Instagram
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

During the conversation, the panelists talked about:

– The results of the election plus why many Black people are happy with the result, American imperialism on Black Americans, America and racism, American crime bill, White supremacy in America and Canada, Black women’s involvement in this past election, post-celebrity culture and more White American women voting for 45 this time

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ at www.thedrvibeshow.com

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
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
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The guest on the November 1, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™ was Dr. Rosemary Sadlier.

Dr. Rosemary Sadlier is a historian, author, educator and Black History expert based in Toronto, Ontario Canada. Among her publications: ​Harriet Tubman (Dundurn Press), and The Kids Book of Black Canadian History (KidsCanPress). She was the consultant and writer/contributor to Black History: Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas (EMP)​

She completed her course work for her doctorate at OISE, University of Toronto.

Rosemary is an expert on the history of African Canadians and has been interviewed on numerous media outlets including CTVCBC News NetworkCBC syndicated radioTVORadio Canada InternationalCITYtvCP24WNED and PBS​,​ Toronto StarGlobe and MailNational PostToronto SunShare NewspaperPride Newspaper​ and the ​Caribbean Camera​. She has presented across Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean.​ Her recent writing concerning Black History related matters included a monthly column for Inside Toronto; book chapters for a publication on The Ward; and the Black Canadian Network Facebook site.

Rosemary is available for speaking engagements, short-term contracts, to consult and provide interviews​ on all aspects of Black History, Black Women, the Black experience and social justice. Among her recent accomplishments, she organized​ the national Canadian Black History Summit (April 2016); partnered with Councillor Paula Fletcher for the commemoration of the William Peyton Hubbard Park (Oct 2016); the historic recognition of Lincoln Alexander and Kay Livingstone; successfully planned the South African and Black Canadian Network reception (Nov 2016).​ Her patience and persistence resulted with a commemorative plaque for the AME Church site – Toronto (Dec. 2016) and the submission of the Parliamentary Petition for August 1st Emancipation Day (2018). She Chairs the Royal Commonwealth Society Toronto Branch, has given deputations to the UN, the Senate and City Council. Info: rosemary.sadlier@gmail.com or LinkedIn.

During our conversation, Dr. Sadlier talked about:

– Some of her story including her time as president of the Ontario Black History Society (23 years in a voluntary position) – Some of her achievements and challenges during that time
– Emancipation Day being commemorated and the importance of getting this done
– The effect of 2020 on Black Canadians and what are her concerns and hope for Black Canadians in the future

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
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Ryan Oneil Knight has built multiple businesses over the last 10 years and spends a great deal of his time leading and mentoring young entrepreneurs. After starting Detailing Knights, a mobile waterless car cleaning company, Ryan was able to launch his first youth entrepreneurship program called Knighthood Academy.

Knighthood Academy was designed to help at risk youth in the community develop their leadership skills through an entrepreneurship bootcamp. Various youth with multiple barriers have accessed the program ranging from high school drop outs, past gang members, and those recently released from detention.

“I have realized that entrepreneurship is a tool that gives a level playing field to all those that want to partake. I envision helping youth all over the world experience entrepreneurship at least once during their learning journey.

To this end Ryan is an active board member with the Peel Learning Foundation. Helping to bring alternative resources to youth in the Peel District School Board.

Ryan has been named one of Brampton’s top 40 under 40 and twice nominated for a Business Excellence Award by the Brampton Board of Trade in 2014 and 2019. In 2013, Ryan won the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Toronto Region Board of Trade.

Ryan has a deep passion for his community and is one of the cofounders of the Afro Caribbean Business Network. A non profit organization created to help entrepreneurs of African and Caribbean heritage (ACH) to not only start businesses but help their companies grow and become assets for future generations.

Along with the vision of helping youth in every city around the world experience entrepreneurship, he is bringing years of startup expertise, award-winning youth work, marketing, advertising, and business operations.

Knight is a current contributor on CFRB NewsTalk1010 appearing each Monday morning with host Jerry Agar to address current affairs from a African and Caribbean heritage business owner perspective.

Ryan is an avid community advocate and devoted family man married to Cherriton and they have two wonderful children Jasmine and Christian.

Recently, Ryan was on our show talking about the ACBN MicroLoan Fund In Collaboration with Alterna Savings Credit Union.

During our conversation, Ryan talked about:

– Some of his background, getting his foundation about being an entrepreneur and turning his life around when he was younger
– The Detailing Knight experience and what he learned from it
– The story behind Afro Canadian Business Network (ACBN)
– The importance of getting children to start their own business
– Black Canadian business and Covid … How are they managing?
– $221 million announced by the Canadian government to help Black businesses and the challenges Ryan sees with it and what he and others organizations are doing about it
– The breakdown of $221 million announcement
– His call to action to the Canadian Federal Government, Black Canadian businesses and Black Canadians who don’t own a business

In response to the Black Entrepreneurship Loan Program announcement from the Canadian Federal Government in which the their loans will be starting from $25,000 and up, ACBN in partnership with SETSI and Empowered 4x has been able to finalize our own Black Led fund and will begin disbursing loans in November.

Thanks to ACBN’s partnership with Empowered 4xACBN has created an easy way to get financial assistance which includes grant writing, bookkeeping and tax filing.

If you are an entrepreneur that could use funds as low as $500 or as high as $25,000 take some time to fill out this form so we know how to help.

They have also have put together a sign up form to help you get access to grants, if you could use some assistance sign up here

If you need help with your bookkeeping and tax filing fill out this brief form here and you can get support.

You can contact Ryan via:

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About Me

You can find out more information about the Afro Canadian Business Network via:

Website
Facebook
Instagram
Linkedin
Email

You can find out more about STESI via:

Website
Instagram

You can find out more information about Empowered 4x via:

Website
Instagram

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


Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
Google+
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iHeartRadio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
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Donovan McKenzie is a community mental health advocate with special interest in men's issues. He has spent years helping people to challenge ideas about what it means to be a man. Donovan has turned his pain into purpose. He has and will continue to rewrite the narrative for what it means to be a man struggling with mental health, and Heart of a Man here to help others do the same

Donovan’s experience with depression and PTSD has made him passionate about ending the stigma. By sharing his story in a vulnerable and creative way, he challenges listeners to shift perspectives and develop the courage to reach out for help.

He founded Heart of a Man to offer an alternative and the organization is making an impact in our community.

Recently, Donovan was on our show.

During our conversation, Donovan talked about:

– Some of his journey including his battles with depression, PTSD, anxiety, wanting to commit suicide from a young age and being told that he suffered from depression at twenty-one years old
– Losing his mother and grandmother to cancer
– Growing up in Jamaica and dealing with depression and still thinking about it today
– The impact of racism on his depression
– His and his mother’s reaction when he was told that he needs to see a therapist and making the decision to go see a therapist and how seeing a therapist has helped him
– Some of things that men are sharing with him
– Him coming close to committing suicide
– The impact his son has had on his life
– Managing when he has a tough day
– If Black men should have Black therapists and should the therapist be a man
– The impact that 2020 has had on him
– The next steps for Heart Of A Man

You can contact Mr. McKenzie via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Linkedin
YouTube
Email

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ at 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
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
Google+
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iHeartRadio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
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The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

On the October 29, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– The American presidential election … Road to 270 electoral votes …
– Hispanic Americans impact on the presidential election
– The plot to invalidate as many ballots as possible
– Barack Obama’s impact on the presidential election
– DNI Ratcliffe spinning intel re Iran and Russia hacking omitting Proud Boys threatening emails to voters
– 7.4% GDP growth numbers for the US economy

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Instagram
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

On the October 29, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– The American presidential election … Road to 270 electoral votes …
– Hispanic Americans impact on the presidential election
– The plot to invalidate as many ballots as possible
– Barack Obama’s impact on the presidential election
– DNI Ratcliffe spinning intel re Iran and Russia hacking omitting Proud Boys threatening emails to voters
– 7.4% GDP growth numbers for the US economy

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Instagram
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ 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
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


Black Canada Talking™ is a live online event that provides Black Canadians opportunity to give their takes and POVs on stories that are of importance to them.

On the August 30, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™, the guests were: El JonesCesar Ndema-Moussa and Warren Clarke.

The panelists discussed the following topics:

– Const. Daniel Monstion found not guilty in the death of Abdirahman Abdi
– Students call for systemic change in the wake of N-word controversy at University of Ottawa
– Black solidarity

You can contact El Jones via:

Facebook
Email

You can contact Cesar Ndema-Moussa via:

Roots And Culture Canada
Email

You can contact Warren Clarke via:

Website
Email

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ at www.thedrvibeshow.com

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


Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
Google+
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iHeartRadio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
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Instagram
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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the October 23, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about were:

– Last Thursday’s American presidential debate
– The threats to kill Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
– Some of the political races for the American Senate and the House of Representatives
– The Supreme Court of the United States and the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett
– Rappers and the GOP plot to weaponize Black male votes

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Instagram
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™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
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


Advancing the Fight Against Anti-Black Racism: Awareness, Analysis, Action will be a two-day results-focused conference virtually-delivered live online on October 21 and 22, 2020. Hosted by the Network for the Advancement of Black Communities (NABC), in collaboration with the Anti-Racism Directorate, the City of Toronto and various allies, the conference will engage various stakeholders to formulate policy and program solutions to address the impact of anti-Black racism.

The Anti-Racism Directorate will provide an overview of their anti-racism initiatives, and a progress update on the collection of race-based data in justice, education and child welfare sectors. Municipal leaders from Toronto, Hamilton, Brampton and Ottawa will explore the municipal lens of advancing the fight against anti-Black racism. Sector allies will provide insights for turning collective cross-sectoral policy, practice and program opportunities into concrete actions to advance the fight against anti-Black racism in Canada.

Recently, Amanuel Melles, Executive Director – Network for the Advancement of Black Communities, was live on our show talking about Advancing the Fight Against Anti-Black Racism: Awareness, Analysis, Action.

During our conversation, Mr. Melles talked about:

– Some of his background
– The impact of 2020 has had on Black Canadians
– Some background about the conference and an overview of the sessions during the conference
– The biggest challenges and opportunities for Black Canada

You can find more information about and register for the Advancing the Fight Against Anti-Black Racism: Awareness, Analysis, Action live online conference by clicking here.

You can find out more information about the Network for the Advancement of Black Communities via:

Website
Twitter

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

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
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
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Cuisine Noir Magazine … Behind The Business … The Good, The Bad And The Ugly is hosted by V. Sheree Williams, the publisher of Cuisine Noir Magazine and Dr. Vibe.

Cuisine Noir Magazine … Behind The Business … The Good, The Bad And The Ugly are in depth conversations with people who have been featured in Cuisine Noir Magazine.

The guest on this episode of Cuisine Noir Magazine … Behind Business … The Good, The Bad And The Ugly is Debra Sandler.

Debra Sandler is the CEO of Mavis Food, LLC which produces Bazodee™ sauces and seasonings. Bazodee™ was launched to capture the essence of family through food. Ms. Sandler’s mission is to share the many dishes created while growing up with the world, many created by the family star cook, Aunt Marvis.

Recently, Ms. Sandler was a guests on Cuisine Noir Magazine … Behind Business … The Good, The Bad And The Ugly.

During our conversation, Ms. Sandler talked about:

– Being born in Venezuela, going to Trinidad and Tobago when she was one years old and staying there until she was eighteen and then going to America
– Spending thirteen years at Pepsico and some of lessons that she learned while she was there
– Her launching Splenda (a low calorie sweetner), being an executive at Mars Chocolate and now sitting on the boards of ADM, Dollar GeneralGanettt
– The story behind Mavis Foods, LLCBazodee, the product line and its availability
– The moment she knew that Bazodee™ was onto something, how has 2020 been for the company and future plans
– Some of her business tips

You can find out more information about Bazodee Foods via:

Website
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter

You can fine out more about Cuisine Noir Magazine via:

Website
Facebook
Instagram

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

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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
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the October 8, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– Last week’s 2020 American Vice Presidential Candidates Debate
– 45 has refused to take part in a virtual TV debate with his Democratic rival Joe Biden
– White House open to bigger stimulus bill as Mnuchin, Pelosi talk
– 45 with Covid
– 13 charged in plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Instagram
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ 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
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


On the October 4, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™, the guest was Dr. Vidoll Regisford – Ph.D., M.Ed., S.S.W., R.P.

– Dr. Regisford is a registered psychotherapist and counselling practitioner, with the Ontario College of Registered Psychotherapist and the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals
– Additionally, he is a certified Trauma & Critical Incident Stress Management specialist, serving police services, air traffic services, child protection agencies and insurance companies
– For more than 30 years, he has worked with children and youth in a variety of organizations, children’s mental health and recreational settings, incorporating various treatment modalities to effectively bring about change and wellness for his clients, their families and caregivers
– He has delivered training and skills-shops to foster parents, caregivers, caseworkers, social workers, leaders and management of detentions centers, foster homes and group homes
– These efforts have been awarded by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges, the Ontario Hospital Association, as well as international bodies focused on innovation in preventative health, such as the International Society of Blacks in Health Sciences and more
– His efforts to eradicate the barriers and stigma’s associated with mental health continue in the form of presentations, lectures, magazines and his radio program to a variety of audiences
– He has occupied positions in the non-profit/public sector, working in a variety of escalating leadership roles from Director to Vice-President, regionally and nationally, impacting Diversity and Inclusion in organizations
– He also serves as Principal of Knowledge Solutions and Associates, a general clinical and consulting practice to clients and organizations

Dr. Regisford was live on our show hosting a conversation with four Black Canadian women who have experienced anti-black racism and racial trauma in the corporate workplace.

During the conversation:

– Dr. Regisford gave his takes current status of Black Canadians and mental health
– Each of the women share some of their story of being a racialized woman in the corporate world
– Where there cultural supports in the workplaces that they are/were working in?
– Their thoughts on companies over the last few months declaring initiatives addressing racism and racial trauma in the workplace
– The effects of racial trauma has on them professionally, their families and the Black community
– Who have been their best allies

You can contact Dr. Regisford via:

Email
Linkedin

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
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The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

The topics that the ladies will be talking about are:

– Aftermath following the first 2020 American Presidential Debate
– The Breonna Taylor case
– 45’s ally Lindsey Graham in deadlock Senate race with Dem challenger Jaime Harrison in South Carolina
– Coronavirus stimulus discussions in America yield no deals

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Instagram
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Spotify
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


Serena Wills is a native New Yorker and currently resides in the Washington, DC area. She holds a BA in Policy Studies from Syracuse University, an MPA from Virginia Tech and a Master of Arts in Health and Wellness Coaching from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She’s a National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach through the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching and is the owner of Divine Wryte Wellness (her health and wellness coaching practice), she’s also a published author and a poet.

She now has three published poetry books, The Awakening, Pieces of Life Volume 2, released December 2019, Crying Tears of Teal released in fall of 2017 and her first poetry book titled, Reconstruction, Pieces of Life, Volume 1 which was released in 2014. She’s also published in numerous anthologies and has written health and wellness articles for various publications.

Serena is a mother to her beautiful son, is an advocate for Ovarian Cancer, GYN Cancers and Lyme Disease research and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Recently, Ms. Wills was on our show talking about Ovarian Cancer Awareness.

During our conversation, Ms. Wills talked about:

– How she is managing home schooling her son during 2020 and her starting to do workshops
– The impact that 2020 is having on women who are dealing with ovarian cancer
– The fact there is no accurate test for ovarian cancer
– Some of her experiences dealing with ovarian cancer and how does a lady find out if she has ovarian cancer
– Her mother passing away due to ovarian cancer
– The gene that causes ovarian cancer and how to find out about it
– Paying homage to her friend Tara Lessard who passed away due to ovarian cancer
– A tribute to Tara Lessard who lost her battle with ovarian cancer and how she and her son are handling their loss

You can contact Ms. Wills via:

Website
Divine Wryte Wellness
Crying Tears of Teal
The Awakening, Pieces of Life Volume 2
Reconstruction, Pieces of Life Volume 1
Facebook
Twitter
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
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As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

Last Tuesday, the ladies gave their takes after the first The First 2020 American Presidential Debate.

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Black Canada Talking™ is a live online event that provides Black Canadians opportunity to give their takes and POVs on stories that are of importance to them.

On the August 30, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™, the guests were: El JonesCesar Ndema-Moussa and Warren Clarke.

The panelists discussed the following topics:

– Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a new $221-million entrepreneurship program for Black Canadians
– A video depicting the chief of the Ottawa Police Service (OPS), Peter Sloly as Adolf Hitler is being condemned by those both inside and outside the province’s police community
– Kentucky grand jury indicts 1 officer but not for the death of Breonna Taylor

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Roots And Culture Canada

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Website

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2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
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2011 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best International Blog and Best Podcast Series)
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On the September 20, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™, the guest was Roger Caesar.

Roger Caesar is a 4 time Speech Champion. A 3 time international award winning speaker and a 3 time semi finalist at the World Championships of Public Speaking. He has spoken at TEDx, MoMondays, Speaker Slam, Fearless Voices, Flip The Script and Brampton Mastermind. His dynamic and charismatic style has landed him in many places including Jamaica, California, Boston and New York City.

He is the proud owner of Caesar Transport Inc. A family black owned business who has just recently celebrated their 36th year anniversary. In 2018, he was the recipient of the City of Brampton Volunteer Award for helping start up entrepreneurs.

He has dedicated his time to his community and the youth leadership programs. He continues to contribute to Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto, Knights Table food bank in Brampton and recently working with TD Canada teaching speaking presentations to youth. Roger is a motivational speaker who helps others to develop their speaking skills and maximize their greatness.

During our conversation, Roger talked about:

– Some of his background including how he got involved in the family business
– How he got involved with Toastmasters
– What has his parents instilled in him
– Some advice for Black Canadian entrepreneurs
– The influx of minorities in the trucking and transportation business
– Some of his public speaking journey and his first speech at Toastmasters
– A victory even though he did not win the competition and his first big victory
– Some reasons why people are joining Toastmasters
– The impact that Toastmasters on his life personally and professionally
– 2020’s impact on his speaking appearances
– The importance of stories when it comes to public speaking
– Not writing a book yet
– Where would he be without Toastmasters
– His upcoming appearances

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The objective of Canada’s Volunteer Awards is to recognize volunteers and bring national prominence to the contributions individuals, not-for-profit organizations, social enterprises and businesses make to their communities through volunteering. This aligns with the Government of Canada’s interest in promoting innovative solutions to local problems. The goal of the awards is to inspire Canadians from all walks of life to find new ways of making a difference in their communities.

Recently, Henri Huard of Employment and Social Development Canada was on our show talking about Canada’s Volunteer Awards.

During our conversation, Mr. Huard talked about:

– Some of the background about Canada’s Volunteer Awards and the work it takes to make the it happen
– The qualifications in order to be nominated, being a regional reviewer and the awards process
– Getting more Black Canadians nominated
– The impact that 2020 has had on the awards
– the biggest challenge the awards is facing
– How to find out more information 

To find out more about Canada’s Volunteer Awards please click here.

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the September 17, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– 45 executive order to establish a national commission to promote “patriotic education”
– United States Attorney General Bill Barr saying that other than slavery the coronavirus stay at home orders are “the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history”
– 45’s health appointee Michael Caputo takes ‘leave of absence’ following accusations of political meddling
– Why does Kanye West think 45 should be re-elected
– Kanye West being suspended by Twitter after sharing the contact information for Forbes editor and chief content officer Randall Lane
– The film Cuties

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
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Email

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Facebook
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Soundcloud

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One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
The Dr. Vibe Show™ Channel
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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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- 45's town hall with ABC News
- 45's health appointee Michael Caputo takes 'leave of absence' following accusations of political meddling
- Why does Kanye West think 45 should be re-elected
- Kanye West being suspended by Twitter after sharing the contact information for Forbes editor and chief content officer Randall Lane
- The film Cuties


Richard M. Wright, MA (he, him, his) is a Jamaican New Yorker who lives in Florida. He received his Masters at the California Institute of Integral Studies, where he studied Expressive Arts Therapy. Richard also completed the Healthy Masculinity/ Bystander Intervention training with Men Can Stop Rape. Combining these skill sets, Richard created art-based workshops that foster consent culture and healthy masculinities with movement, drama and play. The interventions develop empathy, integrity, accountability, and a value for our own and each other’s boundaries and humanity.

Richard writes for Colorlines Magazine, where he explores themes of masculinity, love, liberation, healing, and accountability. He was also published in the very timely, groundbreaking anthology Ask: Building Consent Culture, edited by Kitty Stryker. As a cisgendered straight man, he strongly believes that it is important for him to be accountable and represent by doing this important culture shifting work towards a paradigm that respects the boundaries and humanity of ourselves, women, girls, non-binary folks, and everyone else too.

Recently, Mr. Wright was on our show talking about Masculinity, Love And Liberation.

During our conversation, Mr. Wright talked about:

– Some of his background including being born in New York, living in Jamaica for a number of years then moving back to America and some of his memories of Jamaica
– His parents being the foundation of his social justice journey
– Some of his educational journey
– His thoughts about Black masculinity, Black love and Black liberation at this time
– Some background on his article Healthy Masculinity & Toxic Masculinity In Wakanda: An Intersectional Afrofuturist Perspective
– The impact that 2020 has on Black masculinity, Black love and Black liberation
– Black men and mental health
– The reason why he writes

You can find out more about Mr. Wright via:

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Colorlines

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The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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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Kenneth Braswell is the Chief Executive Officer of Fathers Incorporated, a widely recognized national and international nonprofit organization supporting fathers, practitioners, researchers, and policymakers that provides capacity building services to thousands of organizations working to ensure that fathers contribute to the healthy well-being of their children.

He brings 29 years of collective work experience managing and leading fatherhood and community programs. Additionally, he serves as the National Director of the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearing House (NRFC) directing and guiding the strategic activities of the NRFC.

Recently, Mr. Braswell was live on our show talking about the 2020 Million Fathers March Virtual Event that is being held on September 25, 2020 and The Blueprint Virtual Town Hall Forum which is being held on September 29, 2020. During the conversation, Mr. Braswell was joined by Lawrence Wilbon. Mr. Wilbon serves as the Business Development Manager for Fathers Incorporated. With over 20 years of non-profit experience, he is tasked in assisting the organization with funds development and strategic partnerships. Prior to his current position, he has served as an executive director of a local non-profit. He is married with two children and reside in the Metro Atlanta area.

The Million Fathers March (MFM) is an opportunity for dads, uncles, grandfathers, coaches, mentors, clergy, men’s groups and organizations to show their commitment to the educational lives of their children throughout the school year by escorting children to school on this day.

Fathers Incorporated presents a virtual Town Hall Forum to examine the definitions and social reality of fatherhood for Black Fathers. The event is called The Blueprint: Reimagining the Narrative of the Modern Black Father and will be streamed on September 29, 2020 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Eastern) across several platforms.

In the newly crafted report, Fathers Incorporated are highlighting the research shows that shows supporting responsible fatherhood is critically connected to lifting Black men and their current and/or future children out of poverty while laying a firm foundation for their success in life. We recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with innovative strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth. We simply want to address the question “WHY DOES POVERTY LOOK LIKE ME?”

During the conversation, the gentlemen talked about:

– Some of their backgrounds
– The background on The Million Fathers March including how it almost did not happen this year, planning for it and what to expect during this year’s event
– How fathers and Fathers Incorporated are handling 2020
– The story behind The Blueprint, some of the challenges that Black American fathers are facing and what to expect during the Blueprint virtual event
– How do they want to feel after these two events, their future vision for Fathers Incorporated and their message for Black fathers
– What people can do to help Fathers Incorporated

You can find more about the 2020 Million Fathers March Virtual Event via:

2020 Million Fathers March Virtual Event

You can find out more about The Blueprint Virtual Town Hall Forum via:

The Blueprint: Reimagining the Narrative of the Modern Black Father

You can find out more information about Fathers Incorporated via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Email
Phone: (770) 804 – 9800

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2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the September 10, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– 45 admits to downplaying coronavirus threat in audio recordings revealed in journalist Bob Woodward’s new book, Rage, 45 acknowledged he knew the coronavirus could be transmitted through the air and was five times more deadly than the flu, even as he was publicly saying it wasn’t
– 45’s followers akin to mindset of Charles Manson and Jim Jones followers
– More than two dozen large wildfires raging across California after an extreme heat wave
– As America reckons with race, poll finds white Americans least engaged
– 45 targets white privilege and critical race training as ‘Anti-American’
– Cardi B vs. Candace Owens

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
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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
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As Founder & CEO of Kiln Global Coaching and ConsultingGalen Bingham bakes permanent success into every client’s work and life.

After earning a BS degree in Business Administration from Southern Nazarene University and an MBA degree from Rice University, Galen went on to an award
winning career with Imperial Sugar, Kraft Foods and The Coca-Cola Company. While in ever-pursuit of a corner office, Galen took an 18-month developmental role as an internal coach with The Coca-Cola Company. His passion, expertise and ability to connect extended the assignment to 8 years.

Today, Galen is a World Coach Institute Certified Executive Coach and member of the Goleman Emotional Intelligence Meta-Coach cohort. He hosts the The Leadership Toolbox Podcast podcast and cohosts the International Masterminders Blogtalk radio show.

Galen has worked with more than 875 corporate executives, CEOs and non-profit leaders across the United States, Canada, Mexico and England. He is a member of the International Coaching FederationHundred Life Design Coaching NetworkPear Coaching NetworkNational Speakers Association and Global Speakers Federation.

Recently, Galen was live on our show talking about The Need For Self Development During These Uncertain Times.

During our conversation, Galen talked about:

– Some of his background
– What and who put him on the leadership journey
– Some great tips to be a successful leader and manager
– One of his first major YASSS’s!!!! in his leadership journey
– Now being the time for companies to do more self development and training of their employees and this being the same for individuals
– A reason why companies don’t want to invest in employee training
– If companies or individuals are responding better to 2020
– The importance of curiosity in the process of self development
– Some of the opportunities that Galen is providing or is part of involving  self-development (Collab Lab, Kiln Global & Consulting)
– Some of the core challenges that clients come to him with
– The importance of clarity when if comes to self-development
– A little bit of Ann McNeil (President of the International Mastermind Association)
– His business growing in 2020
– Kiln Global Leadership Academy launching on October 2, 2020 and how it became a reality

You can contact Galen via:

Website
Kiln Global Coaching & Consulting
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Linkedin
YouTube
The Leadership Toolbox Podcast – Apple Podcasts
The Leadership Toolbox Podcast – Spotify
The Leadership Toolbox Podcast – RadioPublic
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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
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
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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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2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
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2011 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best International Blog and Best Podcast Series)
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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

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Linkedin
Email

You can contact Anton James via:

Email

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Dr. Vibe on HuffPost Live – August 2, 2013
2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
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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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Black Canada Talking™ is a live online event that provides Black Canadians opportunity to give their takes and POVs on stories that are of importance to them.

On the August 30, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™, the guests were: El JonesCesar Ndema-Moussa and Warren Clarke.

The panelists discussed the following topics:

– The Progressive Conservative party in Canada has a new leader Erin O’Toole, the rise of Leslyn Lewis, Blacks realities in Canada and politics
– Jacob Blake, police brutality, Black Lives Matter, sports boycotts and institutions as society replies
– The death of Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther, Wakanda and Black identity worldwide in the 21st century

You can contact El Jones via:

Facebook
Email

You can contact Cesar Ndema-Moussa via:

Facebook

You can contact Warren Clarke via:

Website

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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the August 23, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– The recent American Democratic party convention
– Steve Bannon being arrested
– Rose McGowan
– Megan Thee Stallion
– White women’s tears being the drink of America
– Mental health in the workplace in 2020

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
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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
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
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Dr. Vibe, Kinte Fergerson and special guest LeRon Barton have a conversation about the naming of Kamala Harris as the Vice President candidate for the American Democratic party.

During the conversation, the following topics were discussed:

– If they were surprised that Kamala Harris was chosen by Joe Biden as his vice president choice and if there was a better choice
– If Black women helped Kamala Harris get nominated
– If Joe Biden is fit for president
– Will Kamala Harris be president of the United States
– If Black Americans have power
– What should Black Americans ask their political candidates for
– If the upcoming election is important for Black America

You can contact Kinte Fergerson via:

Indy Radio
Facebook
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Instagram

You can contact LeRon Barton via:

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Dr. Vibe
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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
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
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Olivia “Moy” Fung is an author, entrepreneur, certified coach and a mother to three amazing young men.

Above all, she is a multifaceted woman that operates proficiently in the calling of God on her life, and is driven to guide and mentor others to operate in their divine calling also.

Recently, Ms. Fung was live on our show talking about Pray For The Men Global Movement. Ms. Fung was joined by Andrew Montague.

During our conversation, Ms. Fung and Andrew talked about:

– Some of their background including how they came to God
– How they met
– The story behind the movement
– Some of the challenges they are hearing that men are facing
– Encouragement for men and those who love them

You can contact Ms. Fung via:

You Inspire Me Women
Facebook – You Inspire Me Women
Moy Fung – Instagram
Moy Fung – Linkedin
Pray For The Men Global
Instagram – Pray For The Men Global
Email
Phone: (905) 226-3864

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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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
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Crystal Zheng is an infectious disease physician currently working in New Orleans. She identifies as Chinese American: Her parents are Chinese immigrants but she was born and raised in Northern Virginia. Her schooling has taken her across the US, including California, Philadelphia, and New York, but she has chosen to remain in New Orleans because of the vibrancy of its people and its great medical need. She is a strong advocate for social justice, particularly when it intersects with medicine.

Recently, Ms. Zheng was live on our show talking about her article Black Lives Matter: How should Asian Americans answer the call?

During our conversation, Ms. Zheng talked about:

– Some of her background including her parents stressing education when she was growing up but not wanting her to get into medicine
– A challenging moment during her medical studies
– Becoming a social activist and getting arrested during a protest for trespassing
– The story behind the article
– What should Officer Tou Thao, the Minneapolis police officer who watched as George Floyd was pinned to death by his fellow officer Derek Chauvin, have done
– Many Asian Americans staying on the sidelines while many Black Americans have been killed by the police
– Many Asian Americans raising up white supremacy and the “model minority myth”
– Her still hearing Asian Americans being racist towards Black Americans and a reason why it continues
– Writing the article and some of the criticism that she has received
– In the light of the current political climate in America, how are Asian Americans dealing with racism
– Her parents reaction to her social justice

You contact Ms. Zheng via:

Twitter
The Lens

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Dr. Vibe
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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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)BLACK
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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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the August 15, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s presidential running mate
– The Democratic and Republican parties can’t agree on additional Covid financial aid for Americans
– The US Postal Service is now a 45 target in the 2020 election
– The upcoming American Democratic Party National Convention

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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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
Google+
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Growing up, Sheree loved the smells and tastes of her mother’s soul food cooking. The food cooked and enjoyed by her family provided simple thrills and delicious memories. The thought of tasting the unfamiliar was not appealing and the comfort zone created since being a child seemed to be as good as it gets. That all changed over the years starting with college and later into her adult life when she began to discover and explore a whole new world and relationship with food.

Today, she is writing about her delicious relationship as the publisher of Cuisine Noir, the country’s first Black online and print food, wine and travel magazine. Re-launched online in September 2009 and debuting in print in September 2011 (2011 – 2017) under her company V. Sheree Creative Enterprises, Cuisine Noir is a lifestyle publication centered on connecting the African diaspora through food, wine and travel.

Designing a niche publication was an easy fit for Sheree who is also a multicultural marketing consultant. She knew that such a publication was not only needed but will be widely received by all. And it has. It would also provide a clear and distinct media outlet for advertisers executing multicultural campaigns geared toward Blacks with a food, health, wine/spirits and travel focus. Sheree’s leadership has successfully started a new cultural culinary movement by putting Black chefs, culinary professionals and vintners in the forefront to showcase their talents and contributions to foodies, media and key industry companies.

She has interviewed some of the most talented chefs across the country as well as celebrities such as Chef Govind Armstrong, Chef Carla Hall, the late Dr. Maya Angelou, George Duke, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Chef Roger Mooking, Niecy Nash, Russell Simmons, Grace Hightower DeNiro and Charlie Wilson.

In addition to writing about the chefs behind the food, she was produced and organized cooking demonstrations with a variety of celebrity chefs such as Chef Jeff Henderson (The Food Network), Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. (The Food Network), Chef Tre Wilcox (Bravo’s Top Chef), Chef Darrell “DAS” Smith (The Food Network), Chef G. Garvin (The Cooking Channel), Chef Kevin Sbraga (Bravo’s Top Chef), Chef Bryant Terry (Author – Vegan Soul Kitchen), Chef Rock Harper (Winner of Hell’s Kitchen Season 3) and Chef Nikki Shaw (The Food Network). Event culinary programming clients include United Negro College Fund, Bay Area Black Expo and The Network for a Healthier California. From 2011- 2015, she was the stage manager for Unicomm’s Travel and Adventure Show’s Taste of Travel stage that traveled to seven cities and worked with local and celebrity chefs as well as restaurants and destinations around the world.

She was a sofi Awards judge for the Specialty Food Association and was also recognized by Dine Diaspora as one of 31 Women in Food to know during Women’s History Month in 2019. In 2020, she was among 26 Black and White women participating in the #sharethemicfoodandbev campaign created to amplify the voices of Black women in these industries.

Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Sheree holds a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications with a Concentration in Public Relations from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. She currently lives in Oakland, Calif., and enjoys trying new restaurants, cooking, gardening, traveling, hiking, relaxing on the beach and food and travel photography.

Recently, V. Sheree was on our show talking about Cuisine Noir Magazine.

During our conversation, V. Sheree talked about:

– Life growing up in Chicago and how she ended up living in California in 1998
– The story behind Cuisine Noir, taking ownership of the magazine in December 2008, the early days of the magazine and some memories
– Her first big YES with the magazine and going from covering food to covering food, wine and travel
– Black restaurants, Black wine industry and Blacks and travel in 2020
– The changes in the industries for Blacks over the years
– The connection of Black food with heritage
– Encouraging and informing Black youth about the different careers in the food industry
– Diversity and inclusion in these industries and are the big players in these industries change their mindset
– Some of the common barriers that Blacks in these industries face
– Some of her favourite foods
– Blacks and food sustainability and farming
– Her passion for self development and always wanting to grow
– The first restaurant that she would like to go to when the restrictions are lifted
– Where in five years would she would like to see Blacks in food, wine and travel and Cuisine Noir

You can fine out more about Cuisine Noir Magazine via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

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Dr. Vibe
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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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)BLACK
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
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Grace JerkFest was presented by TD Ready Commitment and went virtual this year due to COVID-19. The food, music and fun times was live streamed on www.jerkfestival.ca on August 8th and August 9th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each night. There was no cost, everyone was invited and saw jerk cooking demonstrations, Canadian dancers, singers, steelpan artists as well as the international headliners: Beenie Man, Jah Cure, Lila Ike and Alison Hinds.

We had the opportunity to speak with Jah Cure before this year’s Grace JerkFest.

You may know him as Jah Cure. Perhaps you know him by his given name, Siccaturie Alcock. But as the saying goes, “What’s in a name?” Most importantly, you must know his message. His music is at once his spirit, his all-consuming passion, and his personal declaration of a belief in a universal consciousness based on love and positivity.

Born in Hanover, Jamaica on October 11th, 1978, the global force that is Jah Cure has been a long time in the making. From as little as three years old, this child of slight build would captivate those around him with his innate musical virtuosity. As he and his love for the art grew, the young man whose voice would make any songbird green with envy would sneak out of his bedroom window late at night to visit local dancehalls and stage shows. It was here that he became immersed in the stylings of the undisputed greats: Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear, Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffith, Garnett Silk, Yami Bolo, Jacob Miller and Black Uhuru. A young Siccaturie knew that he would dedicate himself to achieving membership of this superlative group.

Initially using the name ‘Little Melody’, Siccaturie’s voice started to leave an indelible impression in the streets and he soon became the talk of Jamaica. At the age of fifteen, he moved to Kingston. The name Jah Cure was bestowed upon him by the world-renowned Capleton and the David House Crew. This was primarily due to the vast amount of herb he smoked in the quest for spiritual enlightenment – a daily custom of his Rastafarian religion and commitment to natural living. Using the plants of the land for medicinal purposes, the singer looked young and healthy. He was ‘well-preserved’ or ‘cured’. Jamaican music icon, Beres Hammond, subsequently took Cure under his wing and became his mentor and producer.

However, Cure’s journey would be unexpectedly interrupted when in 1998 he was stopped and arrested late one night in Montego Bay. He was charged with four crimes, all of which he vehemently denies to this day. A non-jury trial was convened (one in which a single judge decides both questions of law and fact) and unfortunately, despite a total lack of visual confirmation of his involvement in said crimes, Cure was given a 15 year sentence.Not letting this setback disrupt his dream, Cure recorded and released many #1 singles from jail. The songs “Jamaica” and “Longing For” were both local and global successes. Cure’s first album, FREE JAH’S CURE, was recorded and released in 2001. On this project, Cure conveys his gratitude for life. He believes his incarceration was Jah’s way of teaching him humility, kindness, forgiveness and love for his fellow man. Consequently, he has relinquished any resentment for those who judged him unjustly. In 2003, Beres Hammond produced Cure’s second album, GHETTO LIFE, which featured the acclaimed single Divide and Rule.

On his first day of freedom, Cure publicly stated that his only remaining life goal would be to use his music as a means of spreading love, peace and healing. Since 2007, Jah Cure has topped the charts with several # 1 singles – Call on Me, featuring Phyllisia, followed by You’ll Never Find, and Unconditional Love, which quickly became the #1 reggae single worldwide. The song Like I See It, featuring Rick Ross, and the remix with dancehall king Mavado, undeniably rocked the international reggae scene. Released in 2013, the album WORLD CRY featured collaborations with the talents of Tupac, Keri Hilson, Mavado, MDMA, Rick Ross, Jazmine Sullivan, Shyne and several others. It can confidently be described as an auditory explosion that crossed and entwined the genres of reggae, hip hop, R&B, Latin and pop.

During our conversation, Jah Cure talked about:

– Some of his background including growing up in jungle in Jamaica
– The influence his grandmother has had on his life
– How music found him and singing the song that won his first singing competition when he was a young boy
– His first real music gig
– Moving to Kingston, Jamaica changing his life
– Some of reggae’s legends including Capelton, Beres Hammond, Buju Banton influencing his life
– Making his time in prison into a positive experience including recording music while he was in prison
– Joe Bogdanovich’s positive impact on his career
– His memories on the day he was released from prison
– Some of the musical moments that he is most proud of
– What does being a father mean to him
– Performing at Grace Jerk Fest
– How is he handling 2020

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Email

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Black Canada Talking™ is a live online event that provides Black Canadians opportunity to give their takes and POVs on stories that are of importance to them.

On the August 2, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™ the conversation topic was Emancipation Day … Reconciling Our Black Histories.

This edition of Black Canada Talking™ was a collaboration between The Dr. Vibe Show™ and Black History Ottawa.

The conversation was co-hosted by Dr. Vibe and Sarah Onyango.

The special guests for this conversation were:

Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard was appointed to the Senate of Canada in 2016. She is a highly regarded social worker, educator, researcher, community activist and advocate of social change. She has worked in mental health at the provincial level, in rural community practice at the municipal level, and, since 1990, as a professor at the Dalhousie School of Social Work, where she also served as director for a decade. In 2016, she was appointed Special Advisor on Diversity and Inclusiveness at Dalhousie University and she is the first African Nova Scotian to hold a tenure track position at Dalhousie University and to be promoted to full professor. Dr. Thomas Bernard has worked with provincial organizations to bring diversity to the political processes in Nova Scotia and teach community members about Canada’s legislative process and citizen engagement. She is a founding member of the Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW) which helps address the needs of marginalized citizens, especially those of African descent. As a former member of the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women, and as its past Chair, was instrumental in the development of advice to ministers regarding frameworks for gender violence prevention and health equity. At the national level, she has served as a member of the National Coalition of Advisory Councils on the Status of Women. She has served as an expert witness in human rights cases and has presented at many local, national and international forums. Dr. Thomas Bernard has received many honours for her work and community leadership, notably the Order of Nova Scotia and the Order of Canada.

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Rosemary Sadlier is a historian, author, educator and Black History expert based in Toronto, Ontario Canada. Among her publications: ​Harriet Tubman (Dundurn Press), and The Kids Book of Black Canadian History (KidsCanPress). She was the consultant and writer/contributor to Black History: Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas (EMP)​

She completed her course work for her doctorate at OISE, University of Toronto.

Rosemary is an expert on the history of African Canadians and has been interviewed on numerous media outlets including CTV, CBC News Network, CBC syndicated radio, TVO, Radio Canada International, CITYtv, CP24, WNED and PBS​,​ Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Sun, Share Newspaper, Pride Newspaper​ and the ​Caribbean Camera​. She has presented across Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean.​ Her recent writing concerning Black History related matters included a monthly column for Inside Toronto; book chapters for a publication on The Ward; and the Black Canadian Network Facebook site.

Rosemary is available for speaking engagements, short-term contracts, to consult and provide interviews​ on all aspects of Black History, Black Women, the Black experience and social justice. Among her recent accomplishments, she organized​ the national Canadian Black History Summit (April 2016); partnered with Councillor Paula Fletcher for the commemoration of the William Peyton Hubbard Park (Oct 2016); the historic recognition of Lincoln Alexander and Kay Livingstone; successfully planned the South African and Black Canadian Network reception (Nov 2016).​ Her patience and persistence resulted with a commemorative plaque for the AME Church site – Toronto (Dec. 2016) and the submission of the Parliamentary Petition for August 1st Emancipation Day (2018). She Chairs the Royal Commonwealth Society Toronto Branch, has given deputations to the UN, the Senate and City Council. Info: Email or LinkedIn.

Peter Hanes

A descendant of enslaved persons who worked at President George Washington’s Mount Vernon and President James Madison’s Montpelier, both in Virginia, Peter Hanes has been a coordinator for annual Washington, DC Emancipation Commemoration educational programs since the early 1990s. His late mother, Loretta Carter Hanes, a distinguished educational activist, historian and researcher, spearheaded the DC Emancipation Day Commemoration revival with an annual educational events series. Her son Peter produced the educational events, with historians CR Gibbs and Vincent deForest, and other partners. Loretta’s work came to the attention of local and federal government officials and the community which took up her cause and joined in organizing DC Emancipation Day city-wide public events, including in schools, libraries and churches. Then-DC Mayor Anthony Williams in 2005 signed into law April 16th DC Emancipation Day, as a legal public holiday.

Peter specializes in the electronic marketing of African American and African Canadian Heritage educational information and programs to Washington, DC, national and North American (USA-Canada) public audiences and is the editor for African North American Heritage News Digest. A former U.S. Department of the Interior headquarters IT specialist/editor, Hanes has served on the planning committees or supported numerous Washington, DC, national/ international African American and African Canadian Heritage public programs including national/international commemorations and conferences in the USA and Canada since 2001. Historian CR Gibbs and Peter were presenters at various Ontario Black History Society (OBHS) Emancipation Day Commemorations. Peter attended such August 1st Emancipation Day Commemorations and Caribana in Toronto from about 2000-2006, 2012, and 2013.

A strong proponent of documentary films/video as a global distance learning resource, Peter was a film festival coordinator for: 3 Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) national conventions; and a Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Canada-USA Black Studies mini-film festival (2010).

Among his projects, Peter was part of a National Park Service (NPS) headquarters team that supported:

· Presidential Commission on the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which made recommendations to the U.S. Congress that established the NMAAHC;
· NPS Harriet Tubman Special Resource Study Team, which made recommendations to the U.S. Congress that established the Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks.

He has also served as a:

· USA delegate/presenter, UNESCO Slave Route Project (SRP) International Seminar, Brasilia, Brazil (2012);
· Program Committee member, UNESCO SRP International Seminar, Charlottesville, Virginia (2018);
· Consultant, UNESCO SRP’s free web publication, Legacies of Slavery: A Resource Book for Managers of Sites and Itineraries of Memory (2019);
· UNESCO SRP Advisory Board Member (since 2013)

You can contact Peter via:

Email

During the conversation, the panelists talked about:

– Why they are passionate about commemorating Emancipation Day as a national holiday in Canada
– Emancipation Day being more relevant than ever
– The negative feedback that is being brought up in regards to Emancipation Day being regarded as a national holiday
– If Emancipation is a “made-up white-saviour holiday”

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How She Hustles, with proud sponsors CIBC and exclusive media partner, Rogers Sports & Media, is excited to produce the second annual Startup & Slay Digital Series featuring Canada’s diverse women entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs profiled in this series will share inspiring stories about starting, sustaining and scaling their small businesses, despite uncertain economic times.

The entrepreneurs will be featured in weekly video chats and publicity campaign during October’s Small Business Month 2020. We welcome applications from non-binary entrepreneurs while we work on a more gender inclusive framework for How She Hustles.

The application process is underway to select Canadian women entrepreneurs who are soaring in this year of uncertainty. “These are turbulent times with both the COVID-19 pandemic and the acknowledgement of the toll racism has taken on communities of colour – particularly in the areas of business and simply trying to make a living,” said Emily Mills, founder of How She Hustles/Startup & Slay. “With this digital series we are hoping to change how we perceive entrepreneurs in this country and broaden that definition so more people can see themselves reflected.”

The national call out is to self-identified women entrepreneurs from diverse and underrepresented communities to share their stories of starting and scaling a small business in Canada. How She Hustles welcomes applications from non-binary entrepreneurs while working on a more gender inclusive framework.

Many businesses have had to pivot and change their game-plan to adjust to the current economic climate, social distancing rules and doing business virtually. We want to hear how women-led businesses have been able to keep afloat and, in some cases, increase their productivity during the pandemic. The selected entrepreneurs will be featured in weekly live streamed video chats during October’s Small Business Month. Applicants have until July 31, 2020 to share their story here.

Last year, Startup & Slay evolved into a national digital video series. Out of more than 100 applicants from five difference provinces and 30 different communities, six Canadian businesses were selected to share their journey on camera. They were also provided opportunities to share their stories with media outlets and at panel and networking events in Toronto during Small Business Week.

You can find out more about and apply for the Startup & Slay Digital Series via:

Startup & Slay Digital Series
How She Hustles – Website
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One of the entrepreneurs who has benefited from How She Hustles/Startup And Slay is Jalisa Luces-Mendes.

Jalisa Luces-Mendes is a young, ambitious entrepreneur and the Founder of Toni Marlow Clothing, an innovative, inclusive clothing brand that aims to serve the queer community and those that feel underrepresented in the fashion industry.

Jalisa Luces-Mendes is community builder and leader. Jalisa is passionate about social change. Featured on How She HustlesCBC, and Breakfast Television, Jalisa spends as much time as possible sharing their knowledge and building community. Jalisa is proud of the strategic partnerships they’ve been able to cultivate with limited amounts of resources. With a strong focus on underrepresented communities, Jalisa spends a great deal of their time organizing workshops and speaking on panels about the issues that matter most to them including but not limited to mental health, queer empowerment, black empowerment and sustainability.

You can find out more about Jalisa via:

Linkedin

You can find out more about Toni Marlow Clothing via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Linkedin
Phone: (416) 707-1058

Recently, Jalisa was on our show talking about How She Hustles and Startup & Slay.

During the conversation, Jalisa talked about:

– A little of her background, some of her entrepreneur journey and some of the Toni Marlow journey
– The story on how she became part of How She Hustles and how it has made a positive difference in her life professionally and personally
– How has she handled 2020 professionally and professionally
– Seeing How She Hustles grow
– Some words for women entrepreneurs
– Applying for How She Hustles – Startup & Slay Digital Series – Second Edition

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Stephanie Yee is a PhD candidate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Maryland, College-Park. Ms. Yee researches how people with marginalized identities navigate the mental health and criminal justice systems. Her dissertation examines cognitive mechanisms of trauma in police encounters with Black adults. As a therapist, she aspires to be multiculturally competent through pluralistic practice, with an emphasis on psychodynamic and interpersonal theoretical frameworks. She provides psychological services including assessments and therapy to adults and children at Old Town Psychology in Alexandria, VA. In the fall, Ms. Yee will begin a clinical internship at Whitman-Walker Health Center in Washington, DC. Outside of her professional life, she enjoys rock climbing, learning about hip hop, and watching movies.

Recently, Ms. Yee was live on our show talking about her recent article Why Black People Are Traumatized By Police Encounters.

During our conversation, Stephanie talked about:

– Some of her background and knowing from a young age what she wanted to do with her life
– The story behind the article
– The impact on Black people of media images of Black people people being killed by police
– Some of the reasons why many Blacks under utilize health services
– How does she deal with racial stereotypes
– What can the police do in regards to this issue
– What she has heard about Black peoples attitude to police in her conversations with her
– what can be done to get more Black and Brown psychologists to provide culturally sensitive help to Black and brown people
– The stigma that many Blacks have in dealing with mental illness, trauma
– Her thoughts on the possibility of change in the areas of social and criminal justice and health care system for Black Americans
– Her message to police and the justice system, Black and brown people when it comes to Black people experiencing trauma

After our conversation Ms. Yee added:

"I need to fact check myself. Black children are actually UNDER diagnosed with ADHD. Also just to add- Black adults are OVER diagnosed with schizophrenia." 

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Black Canada Talking™ is a live online event that provides Black Canadians opportunity to give their takes and POVs on stories that are of importance to them.

On the July 26, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™, the guests were: El JonesCesar Ndema-Moussa and Warren Clarke.

The panelists discussed the following topics:

– Masking while Black
– Buying Black
– Should there be a Black tax?
– What is the next step in the freedom rights struggle nationally and internationally?

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You can contact Cesar Ndema-Moussa via:

Facebook

You can contact Warren Clarke via:

Website

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Black Canada Talking™ is a live online event that provides Black Canadians opportunity to give their takes and POVs on stories that are of importance to them.

The conversation topic for the July 12, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™ was Raising Black Boys From A Black Canadian Women’s Perspective.

The panelists were:

Event Planning Specialist, Inspirational Speaker, Podcaster and Activist, the multi-faceted Nicole Waldron works tirelessly for the betterment of her community. She believes in partnering with various individuals/companies that work to enhance the lives of others.

Passionate about the success of particularly future generations, she has also worked to raise awareness on affordable housing issues with organizations such as the CHF CanadaCHFT & the Cooperators, The community advocate has also been passionate on issues related to Violence against Women and Mental Health.

Nicole has recently launched the Victory Speaks Podcasts is to Motivate, Enlighten, an Empower you to live your best life, so you can experience the Victory you seek and the Victory Speaks Inspiring Conversations VidCast series to amply the inspiring conversation that we have with the people in our lives and share them with the world.

As an Event Specialist Nicole produces events with How She Hustles & Joan Pierre & Associates. Some of her past projects include being the Production Manager for Cuttin’ Style (Fashion Showcase at PANAMANIA), the Event Liaison for the Power WithIn International Conference speakers such as Dr. Phil McGraw and Robin Sharma. She was also Sr. Producer Kingdom Buzz television show, Editor at Large. for influence Magazine, Sr. Producer for the SHAI Awards (VIBE Awards) – which was Canada’s most diverse Christian Award Show. Nicole also worked as a Sr. Producer & Editor at Large for Silvertrust Communications (Planet Africa Magazine & Television Show).

An active volunteer in the community, is currently a member of the Family Advisory Committee the Quality Control Committee and the Horizontal Violence and Anti-Racism Committees at CAMH (Canadian Association of Mental Health). Nicole is the president of the Board at Atahualpa Cooperative Homes and also sits on the Pathway to Care committee and the Ontario Family Caregivers Advisory Network (OFCAN)

She is the Past President of the Board CHF Canada (Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada) and the Past President of the Ontario Council for The CHF Canada. She is also past board member of CHRY (VIBE 105.5fm), Past Board Member of the Coop Housing Federation of Toronto. Nicole has also served as an ambassador and Community Champion with SHSC’s Green Light on a Better Environment (GLOBE) Program, which aimed to promote conservation and a sustainable environment through resident engagement in co-op and non-profit housing.

Always passionate, she believes in working on projects that edify individuals to be the best they can be and organizations that have a positive impact on society. Nicole was named 1 of the 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women, she named as 1 of the 150 Women in HerStory in Black by How She Hustles, she has received the Service Award from CHF Canada and presented with the Kathleen Blinkhorn Award for Excellence in Volunteerism (The Community Champion Program) By Social Housing Services Corporation.

You can contact Nicole via:

Victory Speaks
Twitter
Instagram
Facebook

Tanya Hayles is an award-winning event planner and creative storyteller, using various mediums to evoke emotions, create change and magnify moments.

She spends most of her days turning ideas into reality through via her creative agency rsvp + co. where event planning is not just what she does, it’s who she is.

By night, she is the founder of Black Moms Connection, an online global village of over 15,000 and non-profit providing culturally relevant programs and resources to educate and empower the Black mother and her family.

Dr. Lisa Gunderson is an award winning educator, community speaker, organizer, leader, and equity consultant and trainer for various institutions in Canada and the United States focusing on issues that impact BIPOC populations especially on racial identity and mental wellness. Dr. G. is also a frequent guest speaker to various organizations and to K-12 and post-secondary institutions. Her pronouns are she/her.

You can contact Lisa via:

One Love Consulting
Twitter

During the conversation, the ladies talked about:

– Some of the challenges you had/have raising your Black son(s)

– How much support they are getting from family, friends and community in regards to help with raising your Black son(s)

– The challenges and opportunities has 2020 (eg. Covid19, racism etc.) brought you in raising your son(s)

– The suggestions they have for Black mothers, Black fathers and the Black community in regards to raising Black boys

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Dr. Vibe on HuffPost Live – August 2, 2013
2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
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Desmond Williams is a career teacher, principal, author and thought leader. He is driven to help all children live their dreams. Desmond had two dreams growing up: He wanted to design Transformers and be a sitcom writer. After having many teachers tell him those dreams were silly, he decided he wanted to teach because he knew children deserved better. He has spent his entire professional career working with youth serving as a special educator, classroom teacher, assistant principal and principal. His educational philosophy is simply that education should be used for the process of building and maintaining a nation.

He received his Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Howard University in Washington, DC. He later received his master’s degree in Education and Human Development from George Washington University. He started his teaching career in DCPS as a special educator. He subsequently moved through the ranks and became a special education coordinator because of his business acumen and understanding of children with special needs. Soon afterwards Mr. Williams, worked in the Office of Special Education for DC Public Schools.

After leaving DCPS’s Office of Special Education, he ventured into the world of school-based administration. His expertise includes, student engagement, restorative justice, relationship building with students, and family engagement. Desmond has spoken at multiple conferences across the country offering his expertise and insight in engaging inner-city students. He has worked with several independent schools and school districts. His focus is on educating boys of color. “They are the most marginalized and are in need of the most help. “Teachers that serve them, tend to be the teachers that are in need of the most support.” His other passions include teacher development, leadership development, special education and engaging boys of color in learning. In 2015, he launched the #SOBTC Twitter chat that united teachers, educators, parents and practitioners from across the country to discuss issues related to educating boys of color. #SOBTC, Send Our Boys To College started because he wanted those invested in the growth of Black boys to have a platform to discuss challenges and celebrate successes.

Desmond served six years at an all-boys school in Washington DC, teaching four years and serving as principal for two more years. His first year as an administrator reading scores soared to 64% proficient. In his second year, and upon his departure, The Bishop Walker School boasted reading scores of 83% proficiency. After leaving BWS, Desmond founded and launched Nylinka School Solutions. One of Desmond’s big goals was to help other educators increase the level of engagement and investment of boys of color. Mr. Williams does this by leveraging his experience and expertise to aid schools and school districts. The goal of Nylinka School Solutions is to help children achieve their dreams one solution at a time. In all, Desmond has spent nine years as a teacher and seven as an administrator. However, his greatest satisfaction is seeing kids maintain their enthusiasm for leaving their mark on the world. He has recently ventured into the world of writing. His first book The Burning House: Educating Black Boys in Modern America was released in February of 2020 and debuted as a #1 New Release. In the fall of 2020, Desmond will return to Howard University to pursue his PhD in Educational Psychology.

Recently, Mr. Williams was a guest on Black Men Talking™ … A Digital Journey About The Lives Of Black Men ….

During our conversation, Mr. Williams talked about:

– Some of his story including growing up in Detroit, how attending the Million Man March on October 16, 1995 in Washington changed his life
– What he thanks his parents for
– Deciding to go to Howard University and his experience attending there
– Making teaching his journey and graduating from his masters program with zero debt
– Some of his teaching journey
– Inspiring young Black men to become teachers
– The impact that white supremacy has on Black students
– Black people being at war
– Becoming an educator in the system school
– Leaving working at special ed school to be at a all boys school
– The story behind the book The Burning House: Educating Black Boys in Modern America and Nylinka School Solutions
– The current state of education Black American boys
– The current and potential future impact of 2020 (eg. Covid, racism, Black Lives Matters) on Black American students

You can find more about Mr. Williams via:

Nylinka School Solutions
Facebook – Nylinka School Solutions
Instagram – Nylinka School Solutions
Twitter – Nylinka School Solutions
Linkedin – Desmond Williams
Email
The Burning House: Educating Black Boys in Modern America
Phone: (202)-258-3349

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

On the July, 11, 2020, the subjects that ladies talked about were:

– 45 commutes Roger Stone’s prison sentence
– In America, Covid cases and deaths going up and the future of opening of schools
– American Supreme Court allows NY access to 45’s taxes, blocks House
– According to the new guidelines issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the government will stop issuing visas for students planning to pursue online-only courses starting in September, while those already in the U.S. will need to transfer to institutions that still conduct in-person classes or leave the country altogether

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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Producer of Google+ Hangouts – The Good Men Project
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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
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Black Canada Talking™ is a live online event that provides Black Canadians opportunity to give their takes and POVs on stories that are of importance to them.

On the July 5, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™, the conversation topic was The Impact Of The Defonte Miller Judgement Especially On Black Youth, Policing In Canada And The Canadian Justice System.

The panelists were:

El Jones is a spoken word poet, an educator, journalist, and a community activist living in African Nova Scotia. She was the fifth Poet Laureate of Halifax. In 2016, El was a recipient of the Burnley “Rocky” Jones human rights award for her community work and work in prison justice. She is a co-founder of the Black Power Hour, a live radio show with incarcerated people on CKDU that creates space for people inside to share their creative work and discuss contemporary social and political issues, and along with this work, she supports women in Nova Institution in writing and sharing their voices. El was recently named the Nancy’s Chair of Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University for the 2017-2019 term. Her book of spoken word poetry, Live from the Afrikan Resistance! was published by Roseway Press in 2014. El would like to pay tribute to the many nameless and unrecognized women whose work makes it possible for her to be here today.

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Facebook
Email

Louis March, has been a volunteer community worker and advocate in the African Canadian community for over 30 years. His work has primarily focused on youth engagement and mentorship initiatives along with serving on various community organization Boards and Advisory Committees.

Most recently, Louis is the founder of the Zero Gun Violence Movement, a collaboration of over 40 different community organizations, agencies and programs across the City of Toronto, committed to addressing structural and socio-economic conditions that contribute to the gun violence problem. The ZGVM is an awareness and advocacy movement that works across the City of Toronto to engage people and organizations that are truly committed to being a part of the solution to reducing gun violence and also building safe and healthy communities, not for some, but for all.

You can contact Louis via:

Zero Gun Violence Movement
Zero Gun Violence Movement – Facebook
Zero Gun Violence Movement – Twitter
Zero Gun Violence Movement – Instagram
Louis March – Twitter
Louis March – Facebook
Louis March – Instagram
Email

Jacqueline Beckles is a mother to a son, and lawyer with 17 years of experience, principally in criminal law, currently working for the Federal Government in Ottawa.

You can contact Jacqueline via:

Email

During the conversation, the panelists talked about:

– Their first reaction when you heard the Defonte Miller verdict and if justice was served
– The impacts that the current Canadian justice system is having on Black youth and where are the opportunities for improvement with the Canadian justice system when it comes to Black youth
– The need for reform of the Canadian justice system
– The state of policing in Canada and if defunding the police the correct solution
– One thing that would improve the Canadian justice system for Black Canadians

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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)
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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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Black Canada Talking™ is a live online event that provides Black Canadians opportunity to give their takes and POVs on stories that are of importance to them.

On the premiere edition of Black Canada Talking™, the guests were: El JonesCesar Ndema-Moussa and Warren Clarke.

The panelists talked about the following stories:

– The Defonte Miller verdict
– If there are good cops
– If Black communities should police themselves

You can contact El Jones via:

Facebook
Email

You can contact Cesar Ndema-Moussa via:

Facebook

You can contact Warren Clarke via:

Website

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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
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)
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2011 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best International Blog and Best Podcast Series)
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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the June 19, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– Juneteenth
– First 45 Rally amid rise in Covid cases in Oklahoma
– SCOTUS strikes down Trump cases twice this week
– Eliminating the N-word

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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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
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On May 22, 2020, PushBlack, the leading online community for Black Americans, released season one of its highly-anticipated Black History Year Podcast. The six-episode series connects listeners with Black thinkers and activists that have been left out of the mainstream conversations. Within the first 24-hours, the podcast reached #1 in the Apple Podcast history category and #6 of all podcasts streaming on Apple. Black History Year amassed over 20,000 subscribers in its first 48-hours.

“Black communities have been rocked by the senseless killing of George Floyd,” said Eskedar Getahun, Co-CEO of PushBlack. “We hope our podcast, which connects Black Americans to our history of struggle and resilience, can serve as a beacon of hope in these difficult times.”

The podcast episodes touch on a myriad of topics not discussed in other mainstream platforms, including Fear of the Black Women’s Body, Black Gun Ownership, Religion in Black America, Young Black Millionaires, and a host of others.

Guests on Black History Year include best-selling author Dr. Dorothy Roberts, Rev. Michael-Ray Mathews of Faith in Action, National African American Gun Association Vice President Douglas Jefferson, Vanderbilt University history professor Dr. Brandon Byrd, author and economist Dr. Boyce Watkins and Dr. Stephanie Dunn of Morehouse College.

This thought-provoking series is the latest in a content program built by PushBlack to engage and educate Black Americans about their history and create a more engaged population of black voters. To learn more about PushBlack please go to website.

PushBlack is the America’s largest media advocacy organization for Black Americans, currently serving 9 million people across all platforms, including 5 million subscribers on Facebook Messenger. We use the power of narrative, especially Black History, to educate and activate our subscribers to build their personal power and create lasting economic and political change.

Recently, Julian Walker – Interim Co-CEO of PushBlack was on our show be talking about their Black History Year Podcast.

During our conversation, Julian talked about:

– Some of his background including pursuing film making at a young age, how he got started at PushBlack and some background about PushBlack
– What influenced him to get involved in the arts and communication
– The story behind the Black History Podcast
– Memories of recording the first Black History Podcast
– The story behind the Black History Podcast getting 20,000 subscribers in the first 48 hours
– Many media treating Blacks on a transactional basis
– The importance of Black America and America to know about Black history
– If PushBlack plans to featuring the history of the Caribbean
– The podcast’s relevancy during this time in Black history
– Their process on producing a podcast
– The first YES moment for the Black History Podcast and for PushBlack
– What’s next for PushBlack
– His words for Black America and White America

You can find out more information about PushBlack via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

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Producer of Google+ Hangouts – The Good Men Project
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One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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)
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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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Patrick J. Patterson, MSW, MPH is President of Global Partners for Fathers and Families Consulting, LLC, a firm that specializes in growing the capacity and funding for agencies focused on empowering fathers, men, and boys.  As a fund development expert, Patrick has written and led grant writing efforts that have successfully resulted in more than $55 Million in grant awards from Federal, State, and Private Foundation funding sources, including multi-million dollar Federal grant awards during both President George W. Bush & President Barack Obama Administrations.

As an expert at working with fathers, men, and boys, Patrick has been a featured fatherhood keynote, workshop leader or trainer in 43 states, the US Virgin Islands and 5 different countries. He currently serves as a fatherhood consultant to Wake County Human Services, Vance County DSS, Ohio Dept. of Youth Services, and the NFL Players Association and works closely with the NBA’s Chicago Bulls.

He earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Benedict College (Columbia, SC) and dual Masters degrees in Social Work and Public Health from the University of South Carolina.

Recently, Mr. Patterson was on Black Men Talking™ … A Digital Journey About The Lives Of Black Men ….

During the conversation, Mr. Patterson talked about:

– Being born and grew up in Columbia, South Carolina in the projects with a father that was in and out of prison until he was born (he is the third of four kids)
– Some of his father’s challenges with various addictions and how that period of his life effected his life and his life as a father
– What his mother instilled in him
– If he would change anything about his childhood
– His life before he started helping fathers, men and boys
– His father’s love for him and his father wanting to stay connected to him
– Knowing when his wife was the one for him from back in high school
– His first five years of serving fathers and the moment that it changed
– His thoughts on the state of fathers
– The fact that many fathers being lonely
– Being a father today compared to when he was a young father
– The state of boys today
– Black fatherhood and racism, Black fathers and the Black family
– Black fatherhood today versus a generation ago
– Some of his thoughts on young Black fathers
– Most men look for three things: approval, appreciation, respect
– The importance of a father’s relationship with their father

You can find out more about Mr. Patterson:

Global Partners for Fathers and Families Consulting, LLC
Global Partners for Fathers and Families Consulting, LLC – Facebook
Global Partners for Fathers and Families Consulting, LLC – Twitter
Email
Instagram – Patrick Patterson

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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
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Candies Kotchapaw is a community builder and networker, holding Master and Bachelor degrees in Social Work from York University and a diploma in Child and Youth Work from George Brown College. While completing the Master program, Candies encountered systemic conditions that tried to prevent her from successfully completing the program. These forces included feelings of isolation in education, financial blocks, lack of mentorship and a sense that striving for greater was pointless. Candies found support in one faculty member who invested time and effort in developing her Major Research Project entitled, ‘The Politics of Social Work: Do Racialized Social Workers belong in the Practice Space of Public Policy Development?’

From this Major Research Paper, in 2016 Candies was invited to present her findings at graduate student conferences at York University at the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, The Global Labour Research Centre and the School of Social Work’s graduate symposium. Further, Candies was a panel presenter in Seattle, Washington at the Institute for Research on Labour and Employment (IRLE). As the only black female presenter at this conference, Candies began to interrogate how to make spaces of influence in education and the broader society more accessible for the black community. It was here that the idea of creating a program that combined mentorship with capacity building began to develop. Following completion of the Master of Social Work program, Candies founded the project called Developing Young Leaders of Tomorrow, Today (DYLOTT).

This program serves the purpose of connecting participants of the program with strong mentors within the black community and non-racialized allies who have been successful at navigating systemic structures and creating access to available opportunities for marginalized people. As DYLOTT continues to evolve into a unique leadership skills development program, Candies continues to inform the program through her research into precarious work and its effects specifically on the black community. Candies has travelled to the United Kingdom, Latvia and South Korea to present her findings on precarious work to further structure DYLOTT to open career paths for the black community that has been otherwise inaccessible.

Candies is always willing to talk about her experiences and the necessity of supporting a unique program such as DYLOTT.

Recently, Ms. Kotchapaw was on our show.

During our conversation, Ms. Kotchapaw talked about:

– Some her background including why she decided to pursue social work as her passion
– The importance of her family in her journey
– The qualities of her mother that she has in her
– Some of her professional accomplishments including achieving her MSW and the some of the challenges that Black Canadians face with the social service system
– The story behind DYLOTT
– The importance Senator Wanda Bernard has had on her journey
– Some DYLOTT successes
– The effect that Covid19 is having on Black Toronto youth
– Ter finding out that she is resilient and future vision
– Some of her recent awards

You can find more Ms. Kotchapaw at:

Developing Young Leaders of Tomorrow, Today
Developing Young Leaders of Tomorrow, Today – Facebook
Candies Kotchapaw – Twitter

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Dr. Vibe
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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
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On Saturday, June 20, 2020, a collective of greater Toronto area Black Father-serving initiatives hosted DAD Fest.

DAD Fest was co-hosted and co-produced by Dr. Vibe.

DAD Fest is a pre-Father’s day community online festival, a FREE family fun event honouring fathers.

The festival took place online and included insightful panels (panel topics were Fathering During Covid and Black Dads Lives Matter) and discussions, poetry and culturally-relevant resources and information for Black Fathers and their families.

Dad Fest would like to thank the moderator of both panels Brandon Hay.

Dad Fest would like to thank the panelists: Mark A. Smith, Dalton Higgins, Cassius Washington Smith, Jermaine Spence, Keith Hill Jr., Tchaka Adofo and Brother Kofi.

Dad Fest would like to thank Dwayne Morgan for sharing two poems.

Dad Fest would like to thank DJ Elegance for the great music.

Dad Fest would like to thank Shea Moisture Canada for the men’s beard products.

Dad Fest would like to thank the following organizations:

Young and Potential Fathers
Woodgreen Services – Rites Of Passage
The Black Daddies Club
KNew Me – 10 Men – 10 Stories Of Perserverance
The Lions Circle
More Than A Haircut
Dua Kro Family Services
Fathers 4 Fathers
Shelly Cares Foundation

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2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
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2011 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best International Blog and Best Podcast Series)
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The Jahmeyka Project is a non-profit organization run by licensed social workers and funded solely by donations, seeking to directly benefit social services and communities in Jamaica.

The Jahmeyka Project origins began twenty years ago when Dr. Leslie Yaffa went to Jamaica as a Master’s of Social Work student. She became a college professor and created a graduate-level course that offered students an international social work experience focused on community engagement in Jamaica. After 5 years of visiting multiple agencies, providing community service to selected agencies, and experiencing the Jamaican social service culture, it was clear to Dr. Yaffa that the work, partnerships and connections to the communities had to go beyond the classroom.

Today, the Jahmeyka Project utilizes a service-learning and educational approach to integrate with our partnerships in Jamaica. We build on critical and reflective thinking, community service, partnership responsibility and inclusion. Through knowledge mobilization and partnerships, we are continuing to build a non-profit that will be open to all helping professions in future years who want to engage in professional trainings, workshops, field placements (into Jamaican organizations), outreach and research in Jamaica.

Beyond our work on the ground, The Jahmeyka Project supports organizations in the Kingston, Jamaica area who have identified needs in their communities for goods such as school supplies and hygiene products.. We also donate funds to agencies for their operating costs that are deemed to be most in need based upon our application process.

The Jahmeyka Project’s mission is to enhance community partnerships through a collaborative knowledge exchange as an ally with social services in Jamaica.

The Jahmeyka Project’s vision is to foster inclusion of social services through education alongside helping professionals by engaging in mutual partnerships and communities in the Caribbean.

Recently, members of The Jahmeyka Project were live on our show.

During our conversation, they talked about:

– Some of each of the ladies background and how they all met
– Where did each of the ladies love for Jamaica come from and their memories of meeting each other for the first time
– The story behind The Jahmeykah Project including getting non-profit status in Canada and the United States
– The initial response of Jamaicans to The Jameykah Project
– The status of social service agencies in Jamaica at this time
– The first “YES!” moment being part of The Jameykah Project
– Have they receive any pushback
– Have the challenges for Jamaicans changed over the years
– The impact of Covid19 on Jamaica, the social services agencies based there and The Jahmeykah Project
– Their vision for the next five years
– The state of fatherhood in Jamaica

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LeRon L. Barton is a writer from Kansas City, MO currently living in San Francisco, Ca. A graduate of Paseo Academy of Fine Arts, LeRon is the author of two books, “Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American Drug Culture” and “All We Really Need Is Love: Stories of Dating, Relationships, Heartbreak, and Marriage.” In addition to the books, LeRon is an essayist; whose topics cover racism, mass incarceration, politics, gender, and dating. These works have appeared in Salon, The Good Men Project, Elephant Journal, East Bay Times, and MoAD.

Cava Menzies is a multidisciplinary musician, visual artist, and educator who resides in Oakland, Ca. She is a Bay Area native and hails from a long line of creators; her grandmother a pioneer in the New York Jazz scene as a dancer at the Cotton Club, her father, Eddie Henderson, an accomplished jazz trumpeter and early member of the Herbie Hancock sextet, and her mother a classically trained flautist and music enthusiast.

Cava holds a BA from the Berklee College of Music in Boston where she studied jazz piano and music education. She received her MM from the University of Miami where she studied composition and music production and recording.

Cava is a founding music faculty member at the Oakland School for the Arts and served as the Artistic Director of the school from 2015 – 2018. Her musical directing and arranging work have been featured in performances with Chris Martin, Coldplay, Daveed Diggs, Rafa Casal, Dave Grohl, Kehlani, and Adrian Marcel. Through her cumulative work at OSA, Cava has led four concert tours to Italy, Puerto Rico, and New Orleans and has taught over 2000 young musicians from Oakland.

Cava is a 2014 National Artist Teaching Fellow. She has been a guest faculty member for Berklee College of Music’s weeklong music intensives in LA and Puerto Rico. She serves on the board of the SF Chapter for the Recording Academy and was a quarterfinalist for the 2018 Grammy Music Educator Awards.

Cava is the founder of the brand, COLORQUEEN, a multidisciplinary platform that highlights her integrated visual art, music, and travel work.

Mr. Barton and Ms. Menzies were live on our show. They will be talked about Breonna Taylor, George Floyd And Raising Black Boys.

During our conversation, they talked about:

– Events in Oakland during this time during early June 2020
– Their thoughts on the fact the many of the protesters are White
– Their thoughts on why they feel that the protests different this time and if the protests will be effective
– If there is a civil war, class war in America
– The George Floyd incident
– Policing in America
– The Breonna Taylor incident
– Cava talks about raising a sixteen year old Black son as a single mother, her having a number of “talks” with her son, her biggest concern for her son
– Cava provides some suggestions on what can be done to improve race relations in America
– Cava shares why she became a teacher, why she loves being a teacher and what is like for her being a teacher at this time in America’s history
– Cava’s message for non-melinated and melinated America


You can find out more about LeRon via:

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You can find more about Ms. Menzies via:

Cava Menzies – Website
Color Queen
Color Queen – Instagram
Cava Menzies – Facebook
Cava Menzies – Instagram

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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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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On Sunday, June 14, 2020, Dr. Vibe co-hosted RU LISTENING! THE BLACK COMMUNITY SPEAKS! POLITICIANS LISTEN!.

During this conversation, various members of the Black Canadian community talked about:

– Words used and actions taken are important in the recognition of People of African descent.
– People of African descent are a distinct people whose history, culture and contributions must be respected
– Black Canadians are essential and front line workers delivering for the middle class and those working hard to join it
– That there is no data disaggregation reports or special measures taken as required by the UN Decade for peoples of African Descent.
– The need for subsequent engagements from many to get more out of the decade
– The progress Black Canadians have made since the adoption of the UNDPAD (International Decade for People of African Descent – 2015-2024) and what Black Canadians can collectively do to make progress as Black and African Diaspora peoples in Canada

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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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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Last Sunday, Dr. Vibe hosted the conversation Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going? …What’s Next For The Black Community And What Action Does The Black Community Need To Do Now?.

The panelists for the conversation were: El JonesCesar Ndema-Moussa and Warren Clarke.

During the conversation, the panel talked about:

– Since our last conversation, what have they seen, heard and have been doing
– Do Blacks want non-melanated people as our allies? If yes, what does that alliance look like?
– What do think are the tangible action steps for the Black community?
– Who can provide compassionate support for Black experiencing mental health crises?
– What are the next steps for the Black community?

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Website

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Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

Gina Figueroa is a Singer Songwriter/Musician/Producer/Director/Dancer/Activist. She is a featured artist and Grammy award winning co-writer of D’angelo and The Vanguard’s 2016 Best R&B song, Really Love as Gina Figueroa.

Chetachi A. Egwu joined the ladies during this conversation.

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 Instagram Live (Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Eastern< and Periscope and Facebook Live (Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Eastern).

During the May 30, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– The George Floyd killing and the aftermath
– Amy Cooper calling the police after after Christian Cooper asked her to leash her dog and after he offered her dog treats to try to lure him out of a plant bed
– Covid19 now has killed over 100,000 Americans
– 45’s executive order targets companies that displease government

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

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Authory
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Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
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You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

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Facebook
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Soundcloud

You can find out more about Ms. Figueroa via:

Facebook
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Twitter

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Dr. Vibe
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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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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Last Sunday, Please join Dr. Vibe hosted the conversation Enough Is Enough!!! What can be done to stop the killing of Black men and women by the police in North America?.

The panelists for the conversation were: Lesline McEwan, MA,CAMF, RP Registered Psychotherapist, El JonesCesar Ndema-Moussa and Warren Clarke.

During the conversation, the panel talked about:

– If they saw the George Floyd video, what was their first reaction to it
– The impact that social media is having on this situation
– Are the protests in response to the George Floyd killing effective
– The effects of this situation on themselves personally and on their friends and family
– What should modern day organizing look like and what should the results of the protests be
– How can we defund white supremacy to at least hinder its ability to oppress
– How can Black people and their supporters activate policy change
– How to ensure that we continue the protest about the death of Black men and women and not lose site on dismantling the structures that support racism to thrive

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Dr. Vibe
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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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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On Saturday May 30, 2020, from 8 p.m. Eastern to 10 p.m. Eastern, How She Hustles marks the major milestone of its 10-year anniversary with a virtual celebration sponsored by CIBCHargraveRanchingByBlacks.com and SheDoesTheCity.com. RSVP at howshehustles.com/10years to receive a live stream link. In May of 2010, award-winning entrepreneur and social media influencer Emily Mills started How She Hustles, a movement that brings Canadian women from diverse backgrounds together to support, encourage and learn from one another. “I can’t believe it has been a decade since we started hosting events and creating this amazing online community, plus award-winning digital content,” says Mills. “We’ve grown into a leading network and influencer in the women’s empowerment and entrepreneur space.” Special guests will include: CityLine host Tracy MooreDJ Mel Boogie, Jazz singer Kellylee Evans, Pianist Hyacinth Brown Smith, Visual Artist Roxane TraceyJojo’s Mix and a virtual dance party led by Carnival Spice.

Mills will also announce details about the 2nd edition of Startup & Slay, a six-part digital video series that debuted last Fall featuring diverse women entrepreneurs from British Columbia to Nova Scotia. 2019 sponsors included CIBCFuturpreneur Canada and Ryerson University.

How She Hustles is a network with 18K social media followers that produces sold-out events and groundbreaking digital content. More highlights of the past 10 years:

Produced 20+ sold-out events with women-led teams including:

An annual women’s networking brunch
International Women’s Day meetups
Tribute to Our Mothers celebration

• Created the digital photo series HERstory in Black featuring 150 inspiring Black women, that earned national media coverage with CBC including a one-hour TV documentary.
• Hosted a roundtable with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and was invited to bring women to meet First Lady Michelle Obama.

Recently, Emily was our own show.

During our conversation, Emily talked about:

– Some of her background and what qualities has she adapted from her parents
– Some of her journey from studying arts to transiting into journalism with some interesting stories and people she met along the way, interesting story on her she got her first major media job
– The story behind How She Hustles including the first meeting that had fifty women showed and some special moments along the way
– The story behind HerStory In Black
– The upcoming ten year anniversary event on Saturday, May 30, 2020
– How has the landscape changed for women of color over the last ten years
– What’s next

You can find out more information about How She Hustles via:

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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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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Nicole Girouard, BBA. Nicole is the Managing Partner of Bare Slate Inc., a corporate training and strategic business solutions firm based in Toronto, Ontario.

She is skilled in Crisis Management and Business Continuity, Operations Management, Communications, Corporate Training, and Leadership Development for both virtual and office-based environments

She helps organizations identify opportunities to incorporate best practices in today’s ever-changing business landscape.

With education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Yorkville University School of Business and Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology, Nicole works with businesses throughout North America helping them to innovate and effectively implement programs focused on maximizing their return on investment across multiple KPI’s.

Her articles appear in numerous publications including The Huffington PostPeople Talk – The Voice of the HR ProfessionSmall Business BCEvan Carmichael, and Canadian Virtual Gurus, covering topics like remote teams and virtual work, digital leadership, and leveraging technology successfully in today’s business landscape.

Passionate about the success of every organization, Nicole is focused on how businesses today can not only survive upcoming changes, but thrive.

Recently, Nicole was on our show. Laura Moon, Nicole’s fellow Managing Partner at Bare Slate joined us during the conversation.

During our conversation, the ladies talked about:

– Some of her background including wanting to be an entrepreneur from a young age since entrepreneurship runs in her family
– Her memories moving from Thunder Bay, Ontario to Toronto
– Spending two decades working in the Canadian health industry
– Some of her entrepreneur journey including trying to convince companies to go digital
– The day that she decided to leave the corporate world
– The first time Nicole and Laura met and how they became business partners
– Some of Nicole’s work on YouTube before she joined Bare Slate
– The story behind The Ask More. Get More. Show
– Having to pivot the Bare Slate business
– How companies are reacting during Covid19
– Her thoughts on the Canadian business landscape in over the next six months

You can contact Nicole via:

Website
The Ask More. Get More. Show – YouTube
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Linkedin
Nicole – Linkedin
Nicole – Twitter
Email
Phone: (647) 948-9313

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
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2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
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Mike D as he is affectionately known, is a Proud Husband and Father! He’s a Personal Development Coach and Communications Consultant, sought after Speaker, Author, Content Creator and Workshop Facilitator to those looking to Uncover their Unique Greatness and Embrace the Fullness of Who they Authentically Are. Mike’s Unique Life Experiences and Gift of Communication Helps him Bring Thought-Provoking Insight and Life Changing Perspectives to diverse and eclectic groups from various walks of life.

Mike is Blessed with the calling of:

• Effectively Challenging the Mindset of Teens and Young Adults
• Helping Professionals Unlock Their Unique Potential
• Equipping Individuals with Courage and Confidence in the Midst of Transition

Mike’s collection of experiences, education and personal development led to the creation of the Double Down on YOU Leadership and Personal Development Process. From the stage and in workshop settings, He challenges individuals to “Embrace their GREATNESS while pursing their INTEREST; Recognizing FAULTS & FAILURES and Guarding themselves against their Personal TRIGGERS“. He effectively encourages individuals to Unwrap their Unique G.I.F.T. (Greatness, Interest, Faults/Failures, Triggers)

Additionally, He’s super engaged in EVERYTHING associated with Black Male Excellence: from Birth to Legacy. He’s COMMITTED to doing his part to help reshape the narrative that’s so often presented regarding Black Men. Some of the resources he’s already created:

• Black Fathers, NOW! Podcast
• The Book – Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto

These resources serve as a framework to Inspire Excellence in Black Fatherhood. They also serve as a platform and structure for Workshops and Speaking Engagements Specifically targeting Black Fathers.

Mike is Blessed with the calling of:

• Effectively Challenging the Mindset of Teens and Young Adults
• Helping Professionals Unlock Their Unique Potential
• Equipping Individuals with Courage and Confidence in the Midst of Transition

Mike’s collection of experiences, education and personal development led to the creation of the Double Down on YOU Leadership and Personal Development Process. From the stage and in workshop settings, He challenges individuals to “Embrace their GREATNESS while pursing their INTEREST; Recognizing FAULTS & FAILURES and Guarding themselves against their Personal TRIGGERS“. He effectively encourages individuals to Unwrap their Unique G.I.F.T. (Greatness, Interest, Faults/Failures, Triggers)

Additionally, He’s super engaged in EVERYTHING associated with Black Male Excellence: from Birth to Legacy. He’s COMMITTED to doing his part to help reshape the narrative that’s so often presented regarding Black Men. Some of the resources he’s already created:

• Black Fathers, NOW! Podcast
• The Book – Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto

These resources serve as a framework to Inspire Excellence in Black Fatherhood. They also serve as a platform and structure for Workshops and Speaking Engagements Specifically targeting Black Fathers.

Recently, Mike was on our show.

During our conversation, Mike talked about:

– Growing up in Augusta, Georgia being raised by his family and the village and having James Brown attending the same church his family went to
– The importance of family history
– If his parents experienced racism
– The qualities his parents instilled in him that he still carries today
– Leaving Augusta to go to Georgia Tech University
– Some of his career in sales for different companies
– The story behind Black Fathers NOW!
– Making the decision to get married
– Both moments that he became a father including a word of advice about being the father of a girl
– Comparing his growing up years to his children’s
– Some misconceptions about Black fathers
– What he has learned about himself during the Black Fathers NOW! journey
– How people can handle the Covid19 situation

You can contact Mike via:

Website
Black Fathers NOW! – Podcasts
Black Fathers NOW! – Instagram
Instagram
Linkedin
YouTube
Facebook
Twitter
Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto: A Commitment to Excellence in Life, Fatherhood and the Support of Dynamic Black Men

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ 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
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page

Direct download: THE_DR._VIBE_SHOW_-_MIKE_DORSEY_-_BLACK_FATHERS_NOW_-_MAY_21_-_2020.mp3
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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 Instagram Live (Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Eastern and Periscope and Facebook Live (Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Eastern).

Recently, Dr. Tachi was on our show talking about The State Of Media During And After Covid19.

During the conversation, Dr. Tachi talked about:

– How Covid19 has separated the media knows and the media know nots
– The gentrification of the media space
– The Jiil Scott and Eryka Badu livestream event and Eryka Badu monetizing her online presence
– Her observations of the media space over the last two months, the new normal and what does this mean for content creators
– A divide between culture and ethnicity when it comes to the media landscape
– Covid19 and its effects on education and inequality when its comes to digital access
– The digital marketplace and competition within the digital marketplace
– Entertainment events (eg. film festivals) going online … A long term thing?
– Is the online economy going to be the new normal
– The rise of digital culture in the workplace
– Her assisting real estate agents with social media and live streaming
– Covid19 effects on event planners
– The importance content creators being ahead of the next curve
– If you are a content creator data is just as important as revenue
– The importance of the NAB (National Association Of Broadcasters) show
– This being a special time for media creators
– Her thoughts on the where the media landscape will be on September 11, 2020
– #BeMoreEr

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

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


On May 16, 2020, men and women leaders, including Dr. Vibe, from all over the world including the countries of Canada, the United States, New Zealand, Trinidad and Tobago, Mexico, Ghana, Bahamas, Nigeria, Trinidad and Jamaica participated on a panel, World Day Of The Boy Child Global Forum – Saving Our Boys, shared their successes, their challenges and their vision for work with boys the world over.

The 10 core PRINCIPLES of World Day of The Boy Child (WDBC) are:

– Educating and mentoring.

– Honouring boys who are talented and achievers.

– Rescuing boys from poverty and war.

– Eradicating illiteracy and underachievement.

– Addressing discrimination against boys.

– Promoting positive minds and healthy boys.

– Offering freedom and safety.

– Championing equality and equity.

– Maintaining good values and morals.

– Empowering boys.

You can find our more about World Day Of The Boy Child via:

Facebook

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

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page

Direct download: THE_DR._VIBE_SHOW_-_WORLD_DAY_OF_THE_BOY_CHILD_-_MAY_16_-_2020.mp3
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Natalie Camille is a prolific entertainer and a triple threat in the areas of dance, acting, and singing and has performed in various capacities since the age of 10.

In April 2009 and June 2010, Natalie Camille was a dancer and co-choreographer in Exousia Media Group’s inspirational stage play Ultimate Sacrifice.

In August 2018, Natalie co-hosted the Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival Awards Show.

Currently she stars as ‘Wingi’ in the 2019, Marcia Brown Productions comedic stage play Deception.

In 2020, she will be in the stage play, Imperfect Love. Natalie Camille’s comedic antics can be enjoyed on YouTube and Instagram under the tag @1nataliecamille.

Recently, Natalie was on our show.

During our conversation, Natalie talked about:

– Young Natalie growing up with a single, Christian mother and admiring  Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul and Janet Jackson on VHS video
– At a young age realzing that entertainment was her passion even when she working for the bank at a long time
– In 2018 making her move into the entertainment industry
– Her first comedy gig in 2019
– Being called the “n word” three time by the same girl when she was six years old
– What has she learned from her mother and her mother’s reaction when she told her that she was going into the entertainment industry
– Memories of her first comedy shows
– The difference between her first comedy gig and her second comedy gig
– Fully embracing being a comedienne
– Sister Din
– Her favorite comedian
– Comedy as a science
– Overcoming a broken engagement and getting clarity and purpose with her life
– How is feeling about this Friday’s event
– Where does she get her comedy material from
– How she dealing with Covid19
– Special moments during her journey
– What she would be doing if she were not an entertainer and where would she be if she did not have God in her life

You can find more about Natalie at:

Instagram
YouTube

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ 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
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page

Direct download: THE_DR._VIBE_SHOW_-_NATALIE_CAMILLE_-_MAY_12_-_2020.mp3
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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

Gina Figueroa is a Singer-Songwriter/Musician/Producer/Director/Dancer/Activist. She is a featured artist and Grammy award winning co-writer of D’angelo and The Vanguard’s 2016 Best R&B song, Really Love as Gina Figueroa.

On the May 10, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies will be talked about:

– The Ahmaud Arbery situation
– 45 administration shelves CDC guide to reopening country
– Covid19 and unemployment
– U.S. Justice Dept. dropping case against former Trump adviser Michael Flynn
– The death of Betty Wright, Little Richard and Andre Harrell

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

You can find out more about Ms. Figueroa via:

Facebook
Instagram
Twitter

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


Dany Redwine is a Grand Rapids, Michigan native who started her comedy career while fighting breast cancer in 2014.

No show is off limits as she performs for all types of crowds.

She has opened for names such as AJ Johnson, Scruncho, Pierre and Cookie Hull.

Dany is the host of the Make It Spicy comedy club at Mulligans and recently hosted Laughfest, an all women’s line up.

Recently, Dany was on our show.

During our conversation, Dany talked about:

– Life growing up in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a single mother and a few younger brothers being the oldest only girl with a father that was absent, not having a great relationship with her mother when she was growing up, parents split up when she was young, losing her father to death at 12 years old and her only memory of her father is in a casket
– Her challenges with her relationship with her mother
– What advise would she give mothers and daughter who are not bonding?
– How did she learn to love herself?
– Leaving a sixteen year marriage in which she was devalued and going through depression
– Being seven years cancer free but still going through surgeries
– The emotional place was she was in ten years ago
– Why does she believes that God saved her life
– When comedy become part of her journey and memories of her first comedy show and her early days in comedy
– If she still enjoy watching a comedy show or is it a learing module?
– Why do some many comedians use the “N word” in their comedy routines?
– Hosting Laughfest
– Dealing with cross-cultural humor
– Realizing that comedy is a science
– The challenge being a Black female comedienne
– Her three favorite comedians of all time
– Seven reconstruction surgeries over the last seven years
– How has Covid19 effected her

You can find more about Dany at:

Instagram
Facebook

Dany will be one of the comedians during the Laugh aLong Weekend Comedy Show on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. Dr. Vibe will be co-hosting the event.

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

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page

Direct download: THE_DR._VIBE_SHOW_-_DANY_REDWINE_-_MAY_6_-_2020.mp3
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Johnathon Briggs is a 40-something father who favors wingtip shoes and statement socks. He launched his blog, Fatherhood@Forty, in 2017, a year after he was invited to speak at his college reunion about “when life goes off script.” A classmate inspired by his remarks pulled him aside and said, “If you had a blog, I would read it.” Fatherhood@Forty chronicles Johnathon’s journey through fatherhood, from date nights and dad bod to raising a child with special needs and musings about current events. Johnathon and his family live in the ‘burbs of Chicago but every winter he dreams of returning to his home state of California. His favorite hashtag is #BlackDadMagic.

Recently, Mr. Briggs was on our show talking about his recent article Existing While Black Is a Pre-Existing Condition.

During our conversation, Mr. Briggs talked about:

– Growing up in Los Angeles and becoming a journalist when he was in high school, meeting Oprah at the screening at the movie Malcolm X, being mentored by famous photographer Lester Sloan who was a photographer for Newsweek for 25 years
– Making the decision to become a journalist instead of a pediatrician
– Leaving Los Angeles, traveling to different cities and ending up in Chicago and being a professional journalist for eleven years
– The story behind the article
– Pre-existing conditions and structural violence in relationship with African Americans and coronavirus
– Historically that African American being mistreated by the health system
– Covid19 exposing the social and health inequities that have existed in America for many years
– Is America ready to do better?
– Being Black in America is inherently stressful
– The need for for more Black doctors to work in underserved areas
– Some things African Americans do to change the situation
– African Americans and health

You can find out more about Mr. Briggs via:

Fatherhood At Forty
Instagram
Twitter

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

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

Gina Figueroa is a Singer-Songwriter/Musician/Producer/Director/Dancer/Activist. She is a featured artist and Grammy award winning co-writer of D’angelo and The Vanguard’s 2016 Best R&B song, Really Love as Gina Figueroa.

On the May 2, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies will be talked about:

– Former President George W. Bush calling on Americans to abandon partisan divides in the face of the “sheer threat” of the coronavirus pandemic in a video released today
– The weekend of Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 1970 – exactly 50 years ago – was the “lull” before the storm of protests that erupted and enveloped the nation in response to President Nixon’s invasion of Cambodia and the start of Bobby Seale’s trial
– Joe Biden assault accusations
– New Protests in Michigan Against Stay-at-Home Orders
– Unemployment and Covid19
– The reopening of America

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

You can find out more about Ms. Figueroa via:

Facebook
Instagram
Twitter

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


LeRon L. Barton is a writer from Kansas City, MO currently living in San Francisco, Ca. A graduate of Paseo Academy of Fine Arts, LeRon is the author of two books, “Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American Drug Culture” and “All We Really Need Is Love: Stories of Dating, Relationships, Heartbreak, and Marriage.” In addition to the books, LeRon is an essayist; whose topics cover racism, mass incarceration, politics, gender, and dating. These works have appeared in Salon, The Good Men Project, Elephant Journal, East Bay Times, and MoAD.

Recently, Mr. Barton was on our show talking about Covid19 And Its Effect America And Black America.

During the conversation, LeRon talked about:

– What LeRon has been up to lately including getting ready to do another TEDx talk and how has COVID19 has effected him
– COVID19 and its effect on Black America (eg. job loss) and the lack of Black leadership during this time
– Black leadership and COVID19
– The need for many Blacks to pivot

You can find out more about LeRon via:

Website
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

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

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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
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
Dr. Vibe – Producer And Co-host of Black Men Talking On WJMS Radio
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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.

You can connect with Dr. Thompson via:

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Twitter
Facebook – Dr. T Educates
Lighthouse Education Foundation
Lighthouse Education Foundation – Facebook

Dr. Paul Miller is the Principal and CEO of Green Tech High Charter School, a highly successful school for boys in Albany, NY. An expert in urban education, Dr. Miller has specialized in school reform and redesign for over 20 years, counseling school officials and administrators on effective strategies to increase performance among black males and establish a culture of success. He has committed his life to educating and empowering low-income urban youth with the intention to facilitate change and undo the trend of academic underachievement that often plagues young black men from the inner city. The passion did not begin with his professional career, but was implanted in him as a youth growing up in the projects of Rochester, NY. Similar to many of his students, Dr. Miller understands the challenges that often knock young minority men off-course and hinder their ability to reach their full potential. However, he teaches students not to be victims, but to use adversity as fuel to succeed and rise above their circumstances.

Since taking over Green Tech in 2012, Dr. Miller has turned the school into one of the best in New York State. Under his leadership, graduation rates have soared – reaching an impressive 95% with a 100% college acceptance rate for graduates. In addition, students have earned over $25 million in scholarships, compared to only $200,000 before he arrived. Dr. Miller has been recognized by the City of Albany as a Man of Valor, and as one of the top 40 Under 40 African American Leaders by the City of Rochester, among many other accomplishments. He is often invited to speak to students and to offer strategic counsel to school leaders on improving school systems and more effectively engaging students. Dr. Miller has emerged as one of the top and most highly sought after urban education leaders in the nation.

You can connect with Dr. Miller via:

Website
Instagram
Facebook
Greentech Charter High School
We Need To Do Better: Changing the Mindset of Children Through Family, Community, and Education – Amazon

Recently, Dr. Thompson and Dr. Miller were live on our show talking about Black Males Need To Be Back In School … How Do We Build Consistency While They Are Not?.

During the conversation, the gentlemen talked about:

– Some of the conditions that some young Black men live under 
– How COVID-19 has amplified the achievement gap many Black boys are part of
– What can Black fathers do to help their children when it comes to education
– Lack of access to the education system for young Black men and their parents
– Lack of empathy from school districts and educators
– Having real conversations about and to some Black parents
– Recognizing that parents are the first teachers
– Some of the best practices to remedy this situation

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2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
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Richard Miller is the Founder of Keep6ix and a driven community leader, dedicated to assisting underserved youth. After experiencing and witnessing misrepresentation, racism, corruption, and injustices experienced by black youth and minorities, Richard decided to establish Keep6ix. It is his passion to bring healing to individuals who have been through traumatic experiences, by ensuring resources and programming are available to prevent incarceration. Richard is an experienced and savvy entrepreneur, who believes in training and developing the next generation of young professionals. He believes that with a second chance, and the right opportunities present, our young people can thrive and become successful.

Founded in 2006 by Zya Brown, Think 2wice assists in eliminating the impact of inequality and social injustice amongst racialized young people in the criminal justice system. We provide services and supports to Black and racialized individuals and communities, many of whom are incarcerated and reintegrating back into the community. We have supported a large number of incarcerated young people as well as youth and families in the community. In 14 years of operation and with approximately 20 partners, we have provided various initiatives and supports in 8 Federal Institutions and multiple NIA’s throughout the GTA.

Recently, Mr. Miller and Ms. Brown were live on our show talking about COVID19 And Its Effect On The Ontario Corrections System.

During the conversation, they talked about:

– Some of their backgrounds, how they started their organizations and how they met
– Their servant’s heart
– Their thoughts on how the Canadian federal and provincial corrections systems are handling the coronavirus situation
– Some of the concerns with the corrections system in Canada
– Ms. Brown claiming that her sons who is in prison was targeted by provincial guards because of letters she wrote to the Solicitor General of Ontario
– The price of speaking up against the corrections system and their opinion that the corrections system is a business
– Rehabilitation while being incarcerated and the lack of culturally sensitive programs for Black inmates
– What does the Black community need to do when it comes to Black inmates
– Some of the things that they need to take their organizations to the next level

You can find out more about Keep6ix via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Phone: 1-800-640-3075

You can find out more about Think 2wice via:

Website
Instagram

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One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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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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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

Gina Figueroa is a Singer-Songwriter/Musician/Producer/Director/Dancer/Activist. She is a featured artist and Grammy award winning co-writer of D’angelo and The Vanguard’s 2016 Best R&B song, Really Love as Gina Figueroa.

On the April 18, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies will be talked about:

– 45 encourages protest against governors who have imposed virus restrictions
– Americans reaction to coronavirus
– No money left in fund for US small businesses seeking forgivable loans to cover payroll expenses and rent during coronavirus pandemic
– Steve Mnuchin, the Secretary of the US Treasury, Says $1200 Will Last Families Up To 10 Weeks
– 45’s plan to get America back to work

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

You can find out more about Ms. Figueroa via:

Facebook
Instagram
Twitter

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Producer of Google+ Hangouts – The Good Men Project
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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
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Join Dr. Vibe’s Allies as they discuss Blacks And Coronavirus … The Present And The Future From Black Men’s POV.

The panelists for the conversation were: Victory Unlimited (United States), Henri Morris (United States), Clive Henry, (England), Jonathan Shaw (Canada) and Mike Ramey (United States).

During the conversation, the panelists talked about:

– How have each of the panelists been effected by the coronavirus situation and the impacts on Blacks
– If the shutdown still justified
– What Blacks need to do during and after this time

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Producer of Google+ Hangouts – The Good Men Project
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One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
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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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

On the April 14, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– The great job that healthcare workers are doing during the coronavirus situation
– Coronavirus and its effects on the supply chain, stress levels and governors banding together
– Black people and coronavirus deaths
– Bernie Sanders and Barack Obama endorsing Joe Biden
– P Diddy hosting two-hour live event about Black America with Angela Rye, Big Sean, Reverend Al Sharpton, Fat Joe, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Killer Mike, Charles Blow, Van Jones, Kamala Harris and others

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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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
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
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Shakkoi Hibbert is an all around creative entrepreneur. She has spent years connecting with the community through the dance group C-Flava. Now as a self published author , Shakkoi continues to captivate individuals with her truth and grace. Filled with experiences to share, there’s no question that everyone needs some Koi in their life!!!

Recently, Shakkoi was on our show.

During our conversation, Shakkoi talked about:

– Some of her background including overcoming that despite not loving education she got her university degree
– Her mom passing away when she was nineteen, some of her memories of her mother and how comedy helps her overcome the loss of her mother
– Getting into the world of comedy and memories of her first live performance
– Managing the current environment
– Knowing when comedy was going to be part of her journey
– Her best comedy performance so far
– Not ever doing a live online comedy show before
– Some her favourite comedians
– What were her life be without comedy
– Her comedy getting better over the years
– Her dream comedy show

You can find more about Shakkoi at:

Instagram

Shakkoi will be one of the comedians during the April Fool’s Bun And Cheese Online Comedy Edition on today (Sunday, April 12, 2020) at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Vibe will be hosting the event.

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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
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
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Lady Day is a fresh new face in comedy. After years of having stand-up on her bucket list, she finally took the plunge last year and was instantly hooked. She’s performed at several comedy shows and inserts humour wherever she can.

Lady Day’s perspective that “it’s better to laugh than cry” is the foundation for her comedy. She brings humour to her audience through stories that anyone can relate to, especially when it comes to dating and relationships.

Separate from her day job working in mental health, in her spare time Lady Day is a motivational speaker with a focus on building resilience. Applying her funny bone to speaking, Lady Day known in the speaking world by her name Natasha Halliday speaks on using humour to build resilience.

Recently, Lady Day was on our show.

During our conversation, Lady Day talked about:

– Growing up with big island and small island parents from the Caribbean who stressed education
– Her busy childhood and teenager days that she enjoyed and what she learned from her parents while she was growing up
– Getting involved in the world of mental health
– Some of her experiences working full time in the mental health field and how humour provides a balance for working in the mental health field
– Getting started in the world of comedy from it starting as a bucket list idea and her first comedy experience
– What has she learned during her comedy journey
– Memories of her first performance
– Her parents not knowing that she does not do stop up comedy
– Some classic stories about her mother
– How she has become a better comedian
– Comedy being a craft
– Her first reaction about this Sunday’s calendar
– Some of her favourite comedians
– What she is looking forward to in regards to this Sunday’s show

You can find more about Lady Day at:

Instagram

Lady Day will be one of the comedians during the April Fool’s Bun And Cheese Online Comedy Edition on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Vibe will be hosting the event.

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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
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Clif Knight is a Guyanese born comedian based in Toronto.

On stage as a musician from the age of 11, Clif found the transition to comedy very agreeable and has been making people laugh since 2016.

Making appearances at The Nubian Show with Kenny Robinson and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his one man show, Clif brings a Caribbean twist to everyday humour and shines a light on the funny side of being a visible minority in Canada.

Recently, Clif was on our show.

During our conversation, Clif talked about:

– Growing up in Guyana until he was twenty-one years old, dealing with daily blackouts and why he came to Canada
– Being involved in entertainment from a young age
– His first comedy gig and some of his comedy journey
– Some comedians not understanding the business side of comedy
– His comedy style
– Handling not being able to tour at this time
– Having a relationship and being a comedian
– His experience doing online comedy shows
– Toronto being one of the best cities for comedy in the world
– Some of his favorite comics past and present
– His parents thoughts about his comedy career
– Some great memories during his comedy career and how has the comedy business changed during his journey
– What is he excited about for this Sunday’s online comedy event
– His advice for people who want to do comedy
– His love for giving back
– Managing his career on his own
– The importance of donating to artists

You can find more about Clif at:

Website
Instagram
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Patreon

Clif will be one of the comedians during the April Fool’s Bun And Cheese Online Comedy Edition on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Vibe will be hosting the event.

Please click on the image below to get tickets for this free event.

April Fool’s Bun And Cheese Online Comedy Edition – April 12, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Eastern

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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
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
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Elizabeth Taylor, known professionally as Pureness, is the founder and owner of Faces By Pureness. A company that focuses on customer service, cleanliness, and talent in the field of beauty. The company was built with high standards and Elizabeth plans on keeping those standards very high. Dabbling in makeup during her high school/teenage years as she worked in an aesthetics shop, she then decided to change her future career focus when she attended college. Soon after, Elizabeth realized that she would never leave beauty behind, she then entered the entertainment field.

While singing and being in front of the camera, she was also very involved backstage with hair, makeup, and wardrobe for talent including herself. During her time attending university leveled courses for advertising, and working in the government for some years, Elizabeth realized that her talents should not be a side job, but yet her cause, and there began Faces By Pureness.

Having earned certification in hair, nails, and textured (“black”) hair, Elizabeth is here to work for you!

Elizabeth has dealt with many professions that focused on clientele, respect, and purity; and holds her own company with the highest measure in all of these categories. Elizabeth has worked on a spectrum of clients from Corporate, Weddings, Videos, Photo shoots, and Magazines, International Recording Artists, Avon Canada, Long & McQuade, and WNBA star Tammy Sutton-Brown.

Hire Faces By Pureness for your next beauty service and we will make your day even more flawless.

A Women’s Virtue=Pureness.

“Keep it beautiful. Keep it natural. Keep it you.”

Recently, Ms. Taylor was on our show talking about Taking Care Of Your Skin During Coronavirus.

During our conversation, Ms. Taylor talked about:

– Some of her background including being a tomboy and being artistic when she was younger and being involved in the entertainment industry from a young age
– The start of her makeup service journey and when she realized that this would be her career and her parents reaction
– Memories from the early days of Faces By Pureness and what kept her growing and when Faces By Pureness started to grow
– Tips on taking care of your face on your skin during this time (drinking lots of water, washing your face with oils)
– Skin care for your face different cultural backgrounds
– How has the industry changed over the years
– The amount of her business is referral, the state of her business at this time and why did Google temporarily shut her down
– If her service offerings have changed over the years
– Some tips on men’s facial skin care
– Her preference for natural earthy products for facial skin
– How did the name Faces By Pureness come into existence
– What does she enjoy about what she does
– Young people asking her advice about her industry

You can contact Ms. Taylor via:

Website
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter
YouTube
Email

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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
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Laura Moon is an accomplished sales and leadership executive, known for her unique ability to blend compassion and ambition in order to reach any goal. After more than two decades leading coaching and training over 500 leaders and sales professionals, Laura finished her corporate career in the automotive industry as the General Sales Manager at Toyota and leaped into entrepreneurship and founded Bare Slate Inc. in 2007.

Bare Slate Inc. is a social enterprise with a purpose rooted in helping individuals gain access to ongoing education through Effective Leadership and Core Skills Training Workshops. The Bare Slate founders have over 60 years of combined experience in the corporate world-spanning operations, remote teams, leadership, sales and business development. We have witnessed the results that Core Skills Training can have on an individual, a team, an organization, and a community, time and time again.

Our clients have experienced measurable and predictable returns on training investments. When you invest in your people, your people want to invest their time, innovation, and loyalty in return. Every good business needs exceptional team members that are willing to reinvest these attributes in today’s ever-changing corporate landscapes.

Bare Slate Inc. has a broad range of clients focused in the small to medium business sector, all with diverse backgrounds ranging from privately held daycares to Family Enterprises, Tech startups and Cannabis enterprises.

Recently, Laura was on our show talking about How Can Companies Navigate Through These Changing Times?.

During the conversation, Laura talked about:

– some of her journey including working in hospitality management, at one time being the only female salesperson for Acura and owning a restaurant
– Where did she get her boldness from
– If she has changed that much since she was young
– Lessons that she learned from her time in the corporate world
– Deciding the leave the corporate world and become the owner of her own business
– The story behind Bare Slate and the services that Bare Slate offers
– Some of the things that leaders need to do at this challenging time
– The definition of transparent leadership
– If small businesses are prepared for the current realities
– How are some her clients handling this challenging time

You can contact Laura via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Linkedin
Email
(647) 948-9313

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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


Recently, Dr. Vibe hosted a conversation on behalf of the UNDPAD Push Coalition in which Black Canadians discussed Anxiety: Coping During COVID-19.

The conversation featured Lesline McEwan, Registered Psychotherapist – RP, M.A., C.A.M.F.

Lesline McEwan is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

She did her graduate degree, a Masters in Individual Counselling at Saint Paul University and the University of Ottawa, and her undergraduate degree, B.A. with a double Major in Psychology
and Religion at Carleton University.

Lesline is a member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP).

She is a Workshop/Seminar Facilitator and Presenter. In addition, she is Certified Anger Management Facilitator (CAMF) accepted by Children’s Aid Society and the courts.

With over 20 year’s counselling experience, for the last seven years she has provided therapy solely by video or telephone.

She is in private practice doing individual counselling with adults addressing anxiety, depression, anger, grief, etc. She also provides service through major EAP companies.

She spent many years in the Federal Public Service working in various departments including the Treasury Board. Her last public service job was at the Supreme Court of Canada as a Program Manager.

During the conversation, the following subjects were addressed:

– What is anxiety
– Black Canadians and how they deal with mental health
– Some of the challenges that Black Canadians are facing during the conoravirus situation
– Some of the symptoms when should one see a doctor if they feel that they have a mental health challenge(s)
– Anxiety management techniques
– Helping someone who is dealing with a mental health challenge
– Handling anxiety with things we can or can’t control
– Black children and mental health during this time
– The use of online video chats at this time and what is the effect on individuals
– Wow to look for a therapist and what you expect when you see a therapist
– Parents demonstrating calmness around children during this time
– Newcomer adults with cultural barriers
– Ways one can express yourself if you are dealing with a mental health challenge
– Things that Black Canadians can do at this time to avoid and deal with stress
– UNDPAD Push Coalition updates

You can contact Ms. McEwan via:

Website
Email
Phone: (613) 216-2498

You can find more information about the UNDPAD Push Coalition via:

Website
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
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Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

On the April 4, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies will be talked about:

– The new normal

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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


Recently, Dr. Vibe hosted a conversation on behalf of the UNDPAD Push Coalition in which Black Canadians talked about the benefits being giving by the Canadian federal government due to the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19.

The conversation featured:

– A conversation with Executive Directors from Canadian Black Non-Profits in which they talked about the impacts that COVID19 is having on their organization, the services that they provide, the challenges they are facing at this time, staffing impacts, how have their clients been impacted and what business continuity plans they have in the current situation exists for a long period of time

– The federal government economic response to COVID19 stimulus fund (individual and family benefits, mortgages, rent, credit cards, personal loans, student loans, utilities)

– Business stimulus and incentives being offered by the Canadian federal government

– UNDPAD Push Coalition updates

You can find more information about the UNDPAD Push Coalition via:

Website
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
Google+
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iHeartRadio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
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Robert Leung is a Certified Life Coach, with 20 years experience successfully coaching men through life’s challenges and transitions. He is the creator of Heart of Man Coaching. Robert’s work with over a thousand men, from all walks of life, has centered around helping men access, understand and master the power of their emotions, without compromising their masculinity. He believes this is the key to our evolutionary success as men. Robert has researched and created a number of seminars and exercises to help men discover the tremendous opportunities that access to their emotions can provide. Opportunities for better health, peace of mind, self-worth, healing, confidence, success and of course, love.

You can contact Robert via:

Email
Heart Of Man Coaching
Email

Michael J. Durkin is an author, speaker and dedicated maniac committed to the strengthening of Men, Women, Families and the Planet.

Self-Labeled as a “Contemporaneous Intuitive”, Michael specializes in working with live audiences and “downloads” answers, theology, wisdom and weaves his own personal experience into his teachings on Marriage, Business Success, Parenting, Fitness and overall Masculinity on request! He is passionate about keeping families together, making marriages joyful, giving children a place to grow and learn – and he is fan of putting the hot, seductive, alluring SEX back into Marriages where it belongs!

He is the author of 8 business books and has spoken in front of audiences as little as 6 people and as large as 26,000 people! He is the creator of the Men of Honor program which he hosts Monday through Friday at 6:30 a.m. Eastern from his studio in the back woods of CT. To date he has recorded over 190 half-hour messages on sex, honor, commitment, eating right, masculinity, getting a ripped and shredded body, romancing your wife and how to keep your mouth shut so that your marriage survives and possibly even thrives! The overall goal of the Men of Honor audios is to “help a Man be a better Man than he was yesterday!”

Michael Durkin has survived and re-built his life in the face of losing a daughter at birth, the collapse of a 20 year marriage, raising his oldest Son as an “only” Father for 14 years and having his youngest Son withheld from him for 7 years! His wisdom comes from a deep belief that God has a plan for his life and that his challenges have toughened him and developed him into a Man who can lead, counsel and teach other Men by revealing his experience, strength and hope.

You can find out more about MJ via:

Conversations With Men
MJ Durkin – Facebook
Men Of Honour – Apple Podcast

Recently, Dr. Vibe hosted a conversation with Robert and MJ about masculinity.

During the conversation, the men talked about:

– If vulnerability is helpful for men who are going through challenges
– The definition of vulnerability
– Vulnerability vs. being brave
– How does shame tie into vulnerability for men?
– Why is men reaching out and talking about shame so important for overcoming it?
– Men being vulnerable in a dating relationship
– Why do many men struggle with fully opening up? How does this affect their relationships?
– What are some tips for helping men become more vulnerable? How can we listen with an open heart and an open mind?

You can find out more information about Men And Masculinity via:

Website
Facebook
YouTube

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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
Google+
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

 


Recently, Dr. Vibe hosted a conversation in which Black Canadians talked about the impact that Coronavirus COVID-19 is having on their lives and how to handling this challenging time in history.

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
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
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
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
Google+
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iHeartRadio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the March 14, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– Coronavirus
– The American Democratic Party nomination for the president
– The Andrew Gillum controversy

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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

Please feel free to email The Dr. Vibe Show™ at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

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


Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the March 6, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– Coronavirus update – Big change since last time, signing of funding bill, response from White House, Kellyanne Conway’s statements to the press
– Nina Turner vs. Hillary Rosen a Biden supporter on Cuomo Prime Time
– Super Tuesday results, Elizabeth Warren’s departure, predictions for next Tuesday
– State execution in Alabama of Nathaniel Woods

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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

Please feel free to email The Dr. Vibe Show™ at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

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


Dr. Vibe


Known as The Coach for the Modern Soul, Matthew Solomon’s vision for the modern era is one that is rooted in the understanding that everything is based on relationships; whether they be romantic, familial, corporate or otherwise. From this space, Matthew stands with you in creating the life and experience that you truly desire.

As a coach, an author, and with his regular appearances on over 30 TV, radio, web and podcasts, Matthew has facilitated healing and transformation for individuals, couples, families, colleges and corporations.

Recently, Matthew was on our show talking about The Importance Of Listening To Heal To Racism, Sexism And Other Isms.

During the conversation, Matthew talked about:

– The state of listening in current culture and the fact that many of us are not taught to listen
– What makes a good listener
– Listening and sexism
– Listening opening up healing
– The impact that the media and heredity have had on sexism and racism
– Listening and racism
– If large companies listening to employees experiencing racism
– The need to uneducate many people about racism and sexism at an early age
– If sports the best place to combat racism and sexism

You can contact Matthew via:

Website
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

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


Dr. Vibe


Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the February 29, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– The 2020 South Carolina Democratic primary
– White House ‘purge’ campaign hunts for those lacking loyalty to 45
– Coronavirus and Aisha’s conversation with Senator Richard Blumenthal about the situation
– Kobe Bryant memorial service

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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


Over the last two-and-a-half years, a medical surgeon, a police officer, a former college professor, a life coach, a professional athlete, a child and youth worker, a community support worker and several entrepreneurs from Toronto have quietly been working on a joint venture. This venture is being launched in the form of a book which they co-authored. The name of the book is KNew Me: 10 Men 10 Stories of Perseverance.

This informative book reveals stories and insights from many different perspectives, mostly from the authors personal anecdotes. Provided are methods and mindsets that can be used to overcome or better yet circumvent many dead-end decisions. The book is aimed at boys and men but with such valuable lessons from various walks of life, there is something in it for everyone!

In life, we often face many challenges and hardships. From relationship mistakes, identity issues, not fitting society’s mold of who they believe we should be, or simply not knowing what our next step is in life.

On some days, it feels as if everything is absolutely great! Other days it appears we’ve stumbled and fallen and no matter how much we try, it is so difficult to get back up.

Please know that while you fail, while you stumble, while you are trying to navigate through what’s happening in your life, understand that you are not alone in your journey! In this book, you will read open and honest stories about the everyday man, who has had his share of struggles but found his way to become the best version of himself that he could ever be.

This book is not about 10 men who fell down along their journey of life. This book is about 10 individuals who after falling, through resiliency, tenacity and discipline, found it within themselves to stand back up!

Christopher Duff is a speaker, entrepreneur and youth advocate fiercely committed to helping young people thrive in life and become the best version of themselves. He is the founder and president of Inspired Initiatives Inc. – a grassroots youth development firm that works to help young people develop the skills, knowledge and competencies. He is also the co-founder of The Brilliance Academy.

Recently, Christopher was live on our show talking about his contribution to KNew Me: 10 Men 10 Stories of Perseverance.

During our conversation, Christopher talked about:

– Some of his background including what he wants to accomplish before he leaves the earth
– Being physically and sexually abused when he was a child which lead to a struggle with identity and wanting to commit suicide and how he overcame this situation
– Some of his journey including working at McDonald’s before becoming an entrepreneur
– How did he find out about the KNew Me Movement and his experience writing his chapter in the book
– The importance of reflection in his life
– “Vulnerability is the gateway to strength”
– The time in his life where he felt that he was in a bubble and how the KNew Me Movement has helped him break the bubble
– Something that men can learn from women
– The four stages of a mindset shift
– The first time he held a copy of the book for the first time
– Memories of the book launch on January 11, 2020
– How has the KNew Me Movement changed him
– His plans to build an alternative school
– Words of encouragement for those who are going through challenges

You can find out more about Christopher via:

Instagram

You can find out more about KNew Me: 10 Men 10 Stories of Perseverance via:

Website
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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the February 15, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– Snoop Dogg’s apology to Gayle King over Kobe Bryant controversy
– United States Attorney General William Barr says that he won’t be bullied by 45’s tweets
– Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign

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Kenneth Braswell is the Chief Executive Officer of Fathers Incorporated, a widely recognized national and international nonprofit organization supporting fathers, practitioners, researchers, and policymakers that provides capacity building services to thousands of organizations working to ensure that fathers contribute to the healthy well-being of their children.

He brings 29 years of collective work experience managing and leading fatherhood and community programs. Additionally, he serves as the National Director of the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearing House (NRFC) directing and guiding the strategic activities of the NRFC.

Recently, Mr. Braswell was on our show talking about Black Dads Count.

During our conversation, Mr. Braswell talked about:

– Some background about Fathers Incorporated
– The story behind Black Dads Count
– How did the partnership with the United States Census Bureau came into being
– The importance of Black dads being part of the census
– Some reasons why Black fathers have not registered for the census and why it is important for them to register for the census
– The barbershop being one of the hubs for Black men
– How has his experience has helped with launching Black Dads Count
– The importance of him and Fathers Incorporated staying focused on Black fathers
– Ways of getting men to open up and reveal intimacy
– the youngest (13 years old) and oldest (sixty-two years old) father that he has approached since he starting helping fathers
– A successful father being successful listener
– This initiative bringing new perspectives to him
– His big dream for Black Dads Count

About the Black Dads Count Project …

According to a report on Men’s Fertility and Fatherhood (2014) by the U.S. Census there are 8.2 Million Black (only) fathers in the U.S. It is hard to fathom that ALL of these dads are absent, however that is what the societal narrative would lead you to believe.

​2020 marks the 55th Anniversary of the 1965 Moynihan Report. The controversial report argued that combating poverty required strengthening families in the United States—particularly through positively impacting Black men.

​The 2020 U.S. Census provides an opportunity to ensure that Black Dads and their families are represented properly in the count of U.S. citizens.

You can find more about the Black Dads Count via:

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You can find out more information about Fathers Incorporated via:

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Phone: (770) 804 – 9800

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Over the last two-and-a-half years, a medical surgeon, a police officer, a former college professor, a life coach, a professional athlete, a child and youth worker, a community support worker and several entrepreneurs from Toronto have quietly been working on a joint venture. This venture is being launched in the form of a book which they co-authored. The name of the book is KNew Me: 10 Men 10 Stories of Perseverance.

This informative book reveals stories and insights from many different perspectives, mostly from the authors personal anecdotes. Provided are methods and mindsets that can be used to overcome or better yet circumvent many dead-end decisions. The book is aimed at boys and men but with such valuable lessons from various walks of life, there is something in it for everyone!

In life, we often face many challenges and hardships. From relationship mistakes, identity issues, not fitting society’s mold of who they believe we should be, or simply not knowing what our next step is in life.

On some days, it feels as if everything is absolutely great! Other days it appears we’ve stumbled and fallen and no matter how much we try, it is so difficult to get back up.

Please know that while you fail, while you stumble, while you are trying to navigate through what’s happening in your life, understand that you are not alone in your journey! In this book, you will read open and honest stories about the everyday man, who has had his share of struggles but found his way to become the best version of himself that he could ever be.

This book is not about 10 men who fell down along their journey of life. This book is about 10 individuals who after falling, through resiliency, tenacity and discipline, found it within themselves to stand back up!

As a result of Jeff A.D. Martin’s work as an empowerment speaker, author of a critically acclaimed children’s book, and host of the globally downloaded podcast, Jeff has inspired others to step through their biggest fears, pursue their most unnerving passions and find their life’s purpose. Jeff is an award winning International public speaking contest winner and simply wants to see people step into their greatness!

Recently, Jeff was on our show talking about his contribution to KNew Me: 10 Men 10 Stories of Perseverance.

During the conversation, Jeff talked about:

– Some of his background
– His parents being an anchor when he was growing and what made his parents special when he was growing up
– Where did he get his servant heart from
– The first time he did public speaking
– The vision and story behind the book including why Black men are featured in the book
– The process in finding the ten authors of the book
– The “ugly gift” and why did he write about it
– His internal battle overcoming the death of a close associate due to gun violence in 2005 while working for the Toronto police service, what would he like to say to that person and his what he wants his legacy to be for that person
– The moment when an “angel” walked in his life
– What he wants his legacy to be
– The importance of gratitude in his life
– About what his life would be without his belief in God
– The role of patience in his life
– Realizing that this is not just a book but a movement
– Memories of the January 11, 2020 book launch
– What the journey has taught him
– A special moment that he has experienced
– A message for people who are going through struggle

You can find out more about KNew Me: 10 Men 10 Stories of Perseverance via:

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You can find out more about Jeff via:

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Email

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Dark Girls, the documentary feature has created a national and international sensation with the development of a movie that details the dynamics of color in the nation and world. This documentary was developed by D.Channsin Berry and Actor Bill Duke. After some great grassroots marketing which included showing the movie in cities around America, Africa, the Caribbean and England the response was incredible with over 11 million hits on the site and 140,000 Facebook friends to date.

The movie premiered on Oprah’s OWN network with over one million views on the introductory network showing in June 2013 clearly establishing itself as a brand in the American landscape.

Director/Producer D.Channsin Berry is back with DARK GIRLS 2…Deep, Dark and Perfect

Berry says… ”I’m concentrating more on the triumphs and the beauty on Dark and Light Skin Women and Girls. There will be still some stories of pain and heartache, because many Women and Young girls are still dealing with lack of self-esteem issues because of Colorism. The Big question is… How can Women and Girls get to the place of HEALING and become their higher selves? so, they make better decisions about their lives.

So, the documentary film will feature REAL Women, Historians and other Professionals and their recommended procedures for moving past the pain. For example: Focusing on the here and now and not the past. Expressing your pain out loud. Making the decision to “let it go” through FORGIVENESS.”

Dark Girls 2 Emotional, yes, Funny yes, Educational yes, Truthful yes…our plan is to give way to more deep rooted conversations, which could lead to healing and acceptance for women and men.

Recently, Mr. Berry was on our show talking about DARK GIRLS 2…Deep, Dark and Perfect.

During the conversation, Mr. Berry talked about:

– Memories of our first meeting during the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival (September 2011) during the world premiere of the first Dark Girls
– The story behind the first Dark Girls
– Some of his background including knowind what he wanted to do with his life when he was nine years old
– At an early age his love for music, television and film and making his first movie in the early 1970’s
– What did his parents and his grandmother instill in him
– Having the same best friend since he was five years old
– Some of the musical projects that he has been a part of
– A great story about Prince, Chaka Chan and Rosie Gaines and winning a Grammy award for a song on a Nancy Wilson album
– The story behind Dark Girls 2 including an emotional and game changing trip to Ghana
– How he approached Dark Girls 2 differently than Dark Girls
– An incredible story about him and Oprah Winfrey
– Some reasons why some Black women use skin creams to lighten their skin
– Black community reaction to Black women lightening their skin
– The fashion industry and colorism
– Ways that Black men support Black women more with the challenges Black women face
– Being nervous in a good way about Dark Girls 2
– What would he like the take away for Black men and Black women after they watch Dark Girls 2
– How have the Dark Girls documentaries changed him
– Some people that made Dark Girls 2 a reality

To find out more information about DARK GIRLS 2…Deep, Dark And Perfect click here

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Over the last two-and-a-half years, a medical surgeon, a police officer, a former college professor, a life coach, a professional athlete, a child and youth worker, a community support worker and several entrepreneurs from Toronto have quietly been working on a joint venture. This venture is being launched in the form of a book which they co-authored. The name of the book is KNew Me: 10 Men 10 Stories of Perseverance.

This informative book reveals stories and insights from many different perspectives, mostly from the authors personal anecdotes. Provided are methods and mindsets that can be used to overcome or better yet circumvent many dead-end decisions. The book is aimed at boys and men but with such valuable lessons from various walks of life, there is something in it for everyone!

In life, we often face many challenges and hardships. From relationship mistakes, identity issues, not fitting society’s mold of who they believe we should be, or simply not knowing what our next step is in life.

On some days, it feels as if everything is absolutely great! Other days it appears we’ve stumbled and fallen and no matter how much we try, it is so difficult to get back up.

Please know that while you fail, while you stumble, while you are trying to navigate through what’s happening in your life, understand that you are not alone in your journey! In this book, you will read open and honest stories about the everyday man, who has had his share of struggles but found his way to become the best version of himself that he could ever be.

This book is not about 10 men who fell down along their journey of life. This book is about 10 individuals who after falling, through resiliency, tenacity and discipline, found it within themselves to stand back up!

Danny Stone is a former College Instructor, Certified Life Coach and holds a Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management. With a background as a seasoned Learning and Development Manager, he has worked at major organizations to implement employee management strategies and programs.

Currently, he is working as an Advisor and Community Leader with Zero Gun Violence Movement, a community organization dedicated to ending gun violence in the Greater Toronto Area. His passion is mentoring youth and adults who are seeking more happiness, success and fulfillment.

Danny’s mission is to teach people how to create more freedom and abundance in their lives.

Recently, Danny was our own show talking about his contribution to KNew Me: 10 Men 10 Stories of Perseverance.

During the conversation, Danny talked about:

– A little of his background growing up Dartmouth, Nova Scotia in the community of Jellybean Square
– The start of his journey of being a community servant
– How did he get involved in the KNew Me movement
– His chapter in the book
– His grandmother and a quote she told him that he carries with him today
– At time he would start count his problems more than his blessings
– The importance of family in his life
– The impact this book has had on his life
– Similarities between his story and the youth that he is helping
– Memories of the book launch (January 11, 2020)
– Keeping the momentum going during the three years that it took to write the book
– The story behind the title of the book and the first person he shared the book with
– How this experience changed him
– An experience on how the book has changed a life in a positive way
– The next step for the KNew Me movement
– One of his principles
– How does this book help with some of the challenges that young Black men face
– One of his big dreams in regards to the book

You can purchase KNew Me: 10 Men 10 Stories of Perseverance here or here.

You find out more about the book and the authors here.

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First, it was Gayle King’s interview with former WNBA star Lisa Leslie. During the interview, Ms. King asked Ms. Leslie, who was a good friend Kobe Bryant, about Bryant’s 2003 rape case. The pushback against Gayle King’s interview has been huge. Then Ms. King’s good friend, Oprah Winfey, appeared on the Today show and was very emotional saying that Ms. King “is not doing well” amid the backlash she has received over her recent interview with former WNBA star Lisa Leslie following the death of Kobe Bryant, in which she asked Leslie about Bryant’s 2003 rape case. Then The Snoop Dogg pushed back against Gayle King (and Oprah) for asking about the rape allegation against Kobe Bryant and defended several high-profile accused sexual predators including Bill Cosby. Then Bill Cosby thanked Snoop Dogg for calling his freedom. Now, Susan Rice, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who also served as national security adviser under former President Barack Obama took to Twitter Friday night saying to Snoop Dogg “Snoop, back the **** off. You come for @GayleKing, you come against an army. You will lose, and it won’t be pretty.” Then Snoop clarified his original statement and then apologized.

Dr. Vibe (Canada) and Kinte Fergerson (United States) hosted the conversation Kobe, Gail, Lisa, Oprah, Snoop, Bill And Susan.

During the conversation, the topics that were discussed were:

– Kinte shared about how much Kobe meant to Los Angeles and his reaction to Kobe’s death
– The effect Kobe Bryant’s death had an many Black men
– If Gayle King’s interview question about Kobe Bryant’s rape charge in 2003/2004 fair?
– If Gayle King and Oprah speak for Blacks
– If this issue shows that there is a Black class divide

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the February 8, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– The State Of The Union speech
– 45 fires two major impeachment figures Alexander Vindman and Gordon Sondland
– Iowa Democratic party caucus mess
– The Gayle King interview with Lisa Leslie about Kobe Bryant and Oprah Winfrey’s, Snoop Dogg’s and Susan Rice’s reactions

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
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Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the January 17, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– Giuliani ally, Lev Parnas, says 45 lied about what he knew about Ukraine
– The 45 impeachment trial
– 45 to roll back Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules on vegetables, fruits on her birthday
– Fox Television Stations debuts Fox Soul, a live streaming channel with a mix of original and locally produced Fox programming aimed at Black viewers

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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Robert Leung is a Certified Life Coach, with 20 years experience successfully coaching men through life’s challenges and transitions. He is the creator of Heart of Man Coaching. Robert’s work with over a thousand men, from all walks of life, has centered around helping men access, understand and master the power of their emotions, without compromising their masculinity. He believes this is the key to our evolutionary success as men. Robert has researched and created a number of seminars and exercises to help men discover the tremendous opportunities that access to their emotions can provide. Opportunities for better health, peace of mind, self-worth, healing, confidence, success and of course, love.

Recently, Dr. Vibe and Robert hosted the conversation What Are Men Facing In The Next Decade? What Can A Man Accomplish In The Next Decade?- Part Two.

During the conversation, the following topics were talked about:

– Robert’s first response to the conversation topic
– The negative perceptions of masculinity and some of the reasons for this
– Some of the challenges that many men and fathers are facing
– The difficulty that many men have expressing themselves
– Men and competitiveness especially when it comes to women in the workplace
– The challenge that many men have on knowing what it means to be a man and how to act in the presence of women
– Artificial intelligence and how it will take away the ability of men doing things
– Men expecting to be self sufficient
– Some ways men can achieve their goals over the next decade

You can contact Robert via:

Email
Heart Of Man Coaching

You can find out more information about Men And Masculinity via:

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Cory Haywood is a writer, journalist, and comedian. He works as a contributor and senior editor for Our Weekly LA and EURweb.com – two of the largest black owned digital and print news outlets in America. His controversial stories about race, gender, and politics have generated thousands of views online.

Recently, Mr. Haywood was on our show talking about his article The Black Hat/We Gotta Do Better: 14 New Year’s Resolutions For Black People In 2020.

During the conversation Cory talked about:

– Growing up with his mother and her six sisters, what his mother instilled in him that he carries on today
– Getting his start with writing
– Some of his thoughts on interracial dating
– Why he wrote the article
– The fourteen things
– What he feels Black people should be using social media for
– Blacks controlling their narrative in the media
– The current state of Black leadership and needs to change with it
– Gun violence in some Black communities and what be done to reduce it
– The need for Blacks to be more unified

You can contact Mr. Haywood via:

– Black Hat column at eurweb.com
– Twitter
– Email

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Aisha K. Staggers had her first major publication, an album review, in The New Haven Register while just a sophomore in high school. Another series of reviews published in The Hartford Courant followed. By the time she reached college, Aisha was writing for the literary magazine and interning at a local radio station, ABC-affiliate as a writer in the news department and in the A&R department of an independent record company.

As a graduate student at Fisk University, Aisha asked Dr. Raymond Winbush to chair her thesis because 1) he was one of the most renowned voices in black culture and academia, and 2) he was a Prince fan. His scholarship and guidance led Aisha to an early career as a professor of social sciences and later an administrator in higher education.

Aisha has also served as a director of education and policy research centers and on the staff of legislative commissions. She previously served on the Executive Board of the CT Young Democrats’ Women’s Caucus, an avid campaigner and has remained active in politics and public policy.

Jill Jones is our special guest for this conversation. Ms. Jones is activist, feminist, former collaborator with Paisley Park.

During the January 10, 2020 edition of Staggers State Of Things, the ladies talked about:

– The Iran plane crash
– Qassem Soleimani, the top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike
– White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban and will John Bolton testify
– Articles of impeachment going to Senate next week
– Prince Harry and Meghan Markle decide to “step back as ‘senior’ members of the royal family” and “work to become financially independent”

You can find more about Ms. Staggers via:

Twitter
Authory
HuffPost
Atlanta Black Star
YouTube – I Wish U Heaven – Prince Tribute Playlist
Email

You can find out more about Ms. Jones via:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Soundcloud

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Shari James RN is a Holistic Sex Coach who specializes in helping men heal erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation with out using pills.

Shari has taken the mystery out of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and developed a new holistic approach to men’s sexual health and performance. Her BE FIRM: ED Blueprint (TM) is a drug-free solution to end the struggle with Erectile Dysfunction. She also has a program to end premature ejaculation called the TAKE CONTROL TRAINING (TM) to master ejaculatory control and be multi orgasmic.

Borrowing from Shari’s expertise as a registered nurse, practitioner of the five elements of Chinese Medicine, and Mastery of Tantra. The BE FIRM: ED Blueprint and TAKE CONTROL TRAINING are a blend of traditional Western medicine and Eastern healing practices which provides a grounded, accessible and holistic approach.

Recently, Shari was on our show talking about Erectile Dysfunction And Alternative Treatment Methods Of Treating Erectile Dysfunction.

During our conversation, Shari talked about:

– Some of her background including being a stripper in Niagara Falls, New York for ten years
– How she began being a sexual healer and memories from the early days
– Some of the untruths regarding erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation
– Tantra healing
– Handling men who want to get into a relationship with her
– Her youngest and oldest client
– The changes she has seen in men’s behaviour since the #MeToo movement
– About how porn steals a man’s and boy’s innocence
– The relationship between masturbation and premature ejaculation
– Demographics of her client base (majority of her clients are alpha men)
– Growing her client base despite not being able to advertise her business in a normal way
– Her service being different from what pharmaceutical companies offer
– Some of the potential chronic side effects for men who take the medication Viagra to cure erectile dysfunction
– The stigma about erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation still existing and why
– Her not wanting the client’s partner involved in her coaching and her coaching practice being unique
– What has she learned about herself during this journey and what keeps her going
– When did she know that this was her calling
– Her thoughts on her success last year and a recent success story
– Her plans for 2020

You can contact Shari via:

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Known as The Coach for the Modern Soul, Matthew Solomon’s vision for the modern era is one that is rooted in the understanding that everything is based on relationships; whether they be romantic, familial, corporate or otherwise. From this space, Matthew stands with you in creating the life and experience that you truly desire.

As a coach, an author, and with his regular appearances on over 30 TV, radio, web and podcasts, Matthew has facilitated healing and transformation for individuals, couples, families, colleges and corporations.

Recently, Matthew was live on our show talking about The State Of Men At The End Of The Decade.

During the conversation, Matthew talked about:

– Growing up as white Jewish male in West Hollywood part of Los Angeles, going to integrated schools and dealing with racial tension
– Becoming a coach
– The real uprooting in for men in the last three years due to the #MeToo movement online and how men were in the first seven years of the last decade
– How men are handling the changing times and how the protector and provider role changed for men over the last decade
– More men wanting a safe space to express themselves
– Many men being reluctant to take care of their emotions themselves
– How the world of relationships changed for men over the last decade
– Some of the challenges that men tell him they are facing
– It being easier for men to find their purpose
– How men in the corporate world handling more women in the workplace
– Are what men under thirty talking to him about the same things that men over thirty are talking about
– His vision for men in the next decade

You can contact Matthew via:

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Facebook
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