Archive for the 'Disparate treatment of Black Women' Category

Join Dr. Culbreth and guests, Dr. Veronica Huggins and Dr. Phoneshia Wells, authors and contributors to “Our Voices Our Stories: An Anthology of Writings Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color” for a discussion on women of color and healthcare disparities in the millennium and changing the narrative about healthcare for women of color.

Topics include women of color and quality healthcare, preventative care, understanding and questioning diagnoses, asking questions, second opinions, knowledge, research, trusting doctors, on being heard loud and clear, the importance of using your voice, childbirth, mortality rates, surgical procedures, racism, colorism and disparate treatment in the healthcare industry.  Additional topics include strategies to empower women of color to take control of their health and make informed decisions.

 

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Join Dr. Culbreth and guests, Dr. Meghna Bhat and Ms. Alicia Thompson, authors and contributors to “Our Voices Our Stories: An Anthology of Writings Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color” for a discussion on empowering girls and women of color. This episode will focus on the empowerment of girls and women of color personally, academically and professionally. Topics will include how we can empower girls and women of color psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially.

Additional discussion topics will include realizing the power within, self-esteem, self-love, self-identity, self-respect and self-pride, colorism, race,  hair, body image, inner beauty, words of wisdom, self-validation, on being original, defining yourself for yourself, standards of beauty, setting high standards and expectations among other topics.  The episode will also focus on how women of color can inspire, set examples and empower girls and teens of color and the development of coping strategies to deal with race, color and disparate treatment issues.

 

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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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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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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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Join Dr. Culbreth and guests, Ms. Liz Alexander, Ms. Jaquala Yarbro and Ms. Chaundra Whitehead for a discussion on the incarceration of girls and women of color. Topics include the school to prison pipeline, sexual abuse, mental illness, families, and the over representation of girls and women of color in juvenile/prison complexes among other topics.

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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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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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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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