Archive for the 'Respect' Category

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 episode one, "Our Voices Our Stories: Advancing Girls and Women of Color" of the "Our Voices Our Stories Mini Series." This episode will  focus on the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.'s first anthology, "Our Voices Our Stories: An Anthology of Writings Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing, and Empowering Girls and Women of Color." Topics include the journey and experiences while finalizing the anthology, advancing and empowering girls and women of color, the value of being our sisters' keepers, and the celebration of the numerous contributions women of color have made in advancing, celebrating, embracing and empowering girls and women of color in history.

 

Note: "Our Voices Our Stories: An Anthology of Writings Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing, and Empowering Girls and Women of Color" will be available for purchase in April 2019 on the Website of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc

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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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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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Listen as Dr. Culbreth and guest, Ms. Sonia Renee Brown discuss Refusing to Settle: Setting High Standards and Expectations. The discussion focuses on refusing to settle, setting high standards and high expectations on three dimensions: Personal, Professional and Social; and how setting high standards and expectations (for self) make a difference in the lives of girls and women of color from the following perspectives: psychological, emotional, physical and social.  

The discussion will be thought-provoking with final thoughts on setting high standards and expectations for yourself in 2016!

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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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