Archive for March 2018

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Episode 2 of the Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism Mini Series

“The Color of Love” will focus on the psychological, emotional, physical, and social effects of colorism on the well-being and growth of Black Brazilian girls and women. Topics include racial hierarchies in families, racial features, hair, light skin, dark skin, children, love, education, jobs, how skin color and other phenotypes affect the self-esteem, self-love, self-identity, self-pride and self-respect of girls and women, visibiity, voices, differential treatment, and cultural practices, among other topics.

Visibility’s guest is renowned researcher Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman (whose best-selling book, The Color of Love: Racial Features, Stigma, and Socialization in Black Brazilian Families was awarded the American Sociological Association Section on Emotions Book Award and the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interactionism Charles Horton Cooley Book Award

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Visibility is producing a mini-series titled “The Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism" airing live beginning on March 26, 2018 and ending on April 26, 2018. The six-episode mini-series will focus on girls and women of color as victims of colorism and will explore the psychological, emotional, physical and social traumas of colorism with an emphasis on how colorism affects the self-love, self-esteem, self-identity, self-respect and self-pride of girls and women of color as victims of intraracial and interracial colorism.

Topics will include the complexities of colorism, relationships, film, music, media, the workplace, superiority, inferiority, colorism complex, skin color complexes, education, colorism in Brazil, the effects of colorism on children, girls and women of color, colorism and families, status, understanding the detrimental effects of colorism, learning to embrace differences, myths, healthcare, among other relevant discussion topics.

Join Dr. Culbreth for the Introduction of the Dynamics and Complexities of Colorism for a walk back down memory lane including launch of the Colorism Project, the former Dynamics of Colorism Talk Radio Show, the Journal of Colorism Studies, an overview of upcoming episodes in the mini-series, among other topics.

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Join Dr. Culbreth and guest, Ms. Brenda Scott-Coleman, author of Bren-Dee: A Child Who Survived On Bookmarks and The Girl With Many Faces for a discussion on how physical differences and disabilities affect children psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially. Topics include how being treated differently by other children can affect self-love, self-esteem, self-identity, self-respect and self-pride; love and nurturing, teachers, family, community members, medical care, adversity, race and color, paper dolls, creating your world, bookmarks, faith, prayer,  making friends, and inner beauty, among other topics. The discussion will also focus on Ms. Scott-Coleman’s best-selling books The Girl With Many Faces, a children’s book about a little girl with physical differences and Bren-Dee: A Child Who Survived On Bookmarks. Learn how Bren-Dee survived “school days that were hell and hospitals that became heaven.”

 

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Join Dr. Culbreth for "Be the Change Needed: Using Your Unique Calling to Trailblaze as a Torchbearer. Topics include unique callings, girls and women of color, societal ills, being empowered, the change needed, things that matter, opportunity, advocating, broader concerns of humanity, unfinished business, dreaming in color, silence, voices, visibility, a helping hand, passion, purpose, haters, naysayers and living your dream.

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Unity Among Us, For Us and By Us, the final episode of the mini-series “We Are Our Sisters’ Keepers: Black Girls and Women Empowering Each Other in the Millennium.”

Topics include a summary of We Are Our Sisters' Keepers, unity moving forward advancing, celebrating, embracing and empowering each other, power in numbers, support systems, resources, and collaborations, etc. 

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Dr. Culbreth and guests, Ms. Nicole Fenner, author and founder of Sistergirl Collection and Ms. Victoria Goodlow and Ms.Chanesia Johnson, co-founders of The R.O.S.E. Foundation discuss being “Young, Gifted and Black in the Millennium" with a focus on Black girls (Episode 4 of We Are Our Sisters’ Keepers) 

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This episode focuses on girls, pre-teens and teens and the love, support, nurturing, and guidance needed as they grow into young women. Topics include self-love, self-esteem, self-identity, self-pride, and self-respect (Foundation of I Am Beautiful Global) and the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.’s Pillars of Character for Girls, Pre-Teens, and Teens. Additional topics include quality education, nutrition, health, race, color, disparate treatment of black girls, racism, colorism, defying negative stereotypes, bullying, peer pressure, family, friends, dating, community service and the role the Village plays in their psychological, emotional, physical and social well-being and growth.

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