Archive for the 'Colorism' Category

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Join Dr. Culbreth for "Colorism in the Workplace." Topics include the psychological, emotional, physical and social effects, intraracial and interracial colorism, black women and other women of color as victims of colorism in the workplace, case law, types of colorism acts in the workplace, hiring, promotions, work tasks, EEOC charges and claims, and a sneak pre-view of Dr. Culbreth's Case Study Guide on Colorism in the Workplace among other topics.

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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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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) 

Description

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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Program:  Visibility

Dr. Culbreth and guests, Dr. Sheretta T. Butler-Barnes, Dr. Jeanette Walley-Jean and Dr. Christina Grange discuss "Black is Beautiful: Defining Yourself for Yourself Authentically and Unapologetically."  Episode 3 of "We Are Our Sisters' Keepers" Black History Month mini series on Visibility.

Episode Description

Black is Beautiful focuses on Black women being their authentic selves unapologetically. The manner in which we choose to express our Blackness individually is a personal choice and one that should not be open to ridicule, criticism, shaming or gossip. Topics will include one size does not fit all, the authentic you, leave my hair alone, identity, career choices, lifestyles, hobbies, social circles, black pride, interests, interracial dating, etc. Additional topics include learning to authentically define yourself for yourself in your pursuit of happiness and embracing the uniqueness and diversity of Black women.  The discussion will also focus on black girls.

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Join Dr. Culbreth for "When You Need Somebody to Lean On." 

Description: Life happens to all of us and along with life comes the curve balls that can shake the inner fabric of your being to such a degree, that you find yourself needing somebody to lean on. Know that it is okay to lean on somebody when you need help.

Topics: 

  • Inspiration                                                      
  • Superiority vs. inferiority
  • Adversity and setbacks
  • Racism                                                           
  • Respect
  • Leaning                                                          
  • A helping hand                                                      
  • Dignity

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Are you dealing with drama in the workplace?  Crabs in the barrel? Have you been thrown under the bus?  Listen to Dr. Culbreth explain Psychic Prisons in the Workplace and strategies to deal with all of the DRAMA!

Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm EST

Complexity Talk Radio – Complexity Live

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·         Plato’s Cave

·         Psychic Prisons & Ark

·         Groupthink & Office Politics

·         The Negative Grapevine

·         Negative Cultures  & Negative Nancy’s

·         The Bitter Employee

·         Racism & White Privilege

·         Crabs in the Barrel  & Colorism

·         Pettiness, Envy and OPBS

·         Bullies & Street Business in the Workplace

·         Emotional Intelligence

·         Incompetence, Professionalism, Ethics & ARI

·         The Icarus Paradox

·         The 20-70-10 Rule

·         So you were thrown under the bus?

·         Zero Tolerance & Taking Action

·         The Culbreth 4D Approach

·         Moving On

 

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A plethora of factors impact the development of black girls including racism, colorism, education, negative stereotypes, identity issues, socioeconomic issues, opportunities, disparate treatment, invisibility and diversity and inclusion, recognition, and their voices among other factors.

Join Dr. Culbreth, Dr. Denise Davis-Maye and Ms. kYmberly Keeton for an eye-opening and thought-provoking discussion on the factors impacting the development of Black Girls and strategies to help them reach higher ground.

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Mental health is a hot topic in the media in light of recent events in society however discussion on how mental health issues affect girls and women of color is a topic that is rarely discussed openly.

Join Dr. Culbreth, Professor Charish Halliburton and Ms. Sonia Renee Brown for a discussion Taking Care of Our Health: Mental and Physical Health Issues Affecting Girls and Women of Color. Topics will focus on how racism and colorism affect mental health; identity, socioeconomics, culture, race, and ethnicity, poverty, violence and mental illness, girls of color and mental health in the classroom, peers, mental health and the workplace, stress or mental health issues,  labels, professional women of color and mental health, professional help, resources and support, among a plethora of mental health issues.  Topics involving physical health issues will include physical exams, major health issues affecting girls and women of color, and exercise.

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In celebration of the upcoming launch of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.  Complexity Talk Radio – Complexity Live and the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. are extending a warm invitation to everyone to join us for the  Celebrating, Embracing, and Empowering Girls and Women of Color Talk Radio Series,

We live in a society that does not always embrace or value the diversity of girls and women of color. Sometimes girls and women of color are often perceived negatively, negatively stereotyped, negatively labeled because of the color of their skin or race. Join Dr. Culbreth and Dr. Jung-Kim and learn how to defy negative stereotypes and rise above the negativity.

Air date: Friday, October 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm EST

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Dr. Culbreth and Dr. Jung-Kim discuss the complexities of race, color and identity. 

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Dr. Culbreth discusses Genealogy, Colorism and Passing

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Dr. Culbreth and award winning filmmaker Ng'endo Mukii discuss Ms. Mukii's film Yellow Fever, a mixed-media documentary focusing on the effects of colorism on the self-image and self-esteem of girls and women of color

Air date:  April 16, 2015

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Dr. Culbreth and Dr. Jung-Kim discuss Celebrating and Embracing Girls and Women of Color: Rising Above Colorism and Negativity.

Topics 

·         Colorism

·         Psychic prisons 

·         Breaking down skin color and race barriers

·         Defying negative stereotypes 

·         Celebrating and embracing each other           

·         Perceptions                             

·         The power within

·         You are so much more

·         Reality TV                                                      

·         Higher Ground

·         Sisters in unity

·         Self-validation                                                

·         The Movement

·         National Girls and Women of Color Council  (NGWCC)

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Join the authors of Live Life Beautiful: Affirmations for Girls of Color, Dr. Culbreth, Dr. Jung-Kim and Ada Elizabeth Culbreth for a discussion on how girls of color are treated disparately and how their new book can make the difference in the lives of girls of color.

Topics

  • The mission of I Am Beautiful Global, Inc. and The National Girls and Women of Color Council (NGWCC)
  • Colorism, Racism and Disparate Treatment
  • The Foundation of Beautiful
  • PEPS
  • How Live Life Beautiful Affirmations for Girls of Color will make the difference
  • Workshops and Webinars

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Dr. Culbreth and  Dr. Jung-Kim discuss The Hidden Prejudice in Education: Understanding How Colorism, Prejudice, Racism and Stereotypes Can Affect the Dreams of Students of Color!

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Complexity Talk Radio - Complexity Live 

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth and Dr. Julie Jung-Kim discuss  Addressing Racism on College Campuses

Topics:

  • Institutional racism
  • Overview of racism on college/university campuses in the millennium
  • The culture of racism on campuses
  • Blaming the Victims
  • Racism and Students
    • Sororities and Fraternities
    • When apologies are not enough
    • Racism in the classroom
    • The racist professor/instructor
    • The effects of racism on students of color
    • Conscious/unconscious racism
    • Overt/covert racism
  • Racism and Faculty/Staff/Administration
    • Speak up and get fired
    • Wake-up
    • Inequality
    • Power
  • The change that is needed
    • Understanding personal biases
    • White Privilege (Article by Peggy McIntosh)
    • Training
    • Point zero
    • Moving forward
    • Unity?

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