Archive for the 'Black Women' 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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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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Segment I.  Launch of Visibility

Join Dr. Culbreth for the launch of Visibility and learn about the purpose, mission, vision of Visibility, sponsorship and advertising opportunities, guests, etc. 

 Segment II.  Launch: Black History Month Mini Series

"We Are Our Sisters’ Keepers: Black Girls and Women Empowering Each Other in the Millennium." (Black History Month  Mini Series. February 7, 2018 – February 28, 2018)

Segment III. We Are Our Sisters' Keepers (Episode I) 

We are all members of the village and play certain roles through various customs, practices, beliefs, etc. Roles include ensuring that girls and woman are supported across the board, psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially – to ensure the growth and well-being of each other on various dimensions. Girls and women of the village possess unique talents which are used to provide support, nurturing, protection, guidance, and help, to advance, celebrate, embrace, empower, inspire, motivate, etc. girls and women as they travel on their journeys. Historically Black women have embraced the sisters’ keeper philosophy through slavery, reconstruction, Jim Crow, the Civil Rights Era and into the Millennium.

Join Dr Culbreth for us for a discussion on how Black women and girls, as their sisters’ keepers can work together to maintain the village, Please visit Visibility for complete episode details

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Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth, Dr. Julie Jung and guests: Dr. Nakisha Castillo, Dr. Michele Meservie-Montecalvo, Mrs. Loretta Moore, Dr. Lata Murti and Ms. M. Yvonne Taylor discuss the psychological, emotional, physical and social traumas of sexual harassment, sexual assault, and molestation, etc. experienced by girls and women of color. Topics also include victims’ visibility, voices and silence. 

 

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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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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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Join Dr. Culbreth for a commentary on what she has coined as the “Culture of Ignorance.”  It is time to wake-up, stand-up, step-up and address the culture of ignorance, which continues to be the driving force responsible for the plethora of ills that continue to stagnate society. Will you take a stand? Where will you stand? With whom will you stand? On the side of equality, justice, and unity for all people or will you join the narrow-minded, illogical and biased members of society “consumed with immoral acts” (King) against the masses? We are at a crossroads in this country!  Be a part of the change needed in this world!

Topics:

·         Defining the Culture of Ignorance

·         Interracial and Intraracial Issues

·         The Disparate Treatment of Black Women

·         Religious Discrimination

·         On Being Institutionalized

·         Sugarcoating

·         Workplace Issues 

·         At the Crossroads

·         Standards of Beauty

·         Insecurities/Inferiority Complex

·         Be Heard

·         You are a Superstar

·         Stand or Fall

·         The Awakening - People Get Ready

·         Unity 

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