Black Love

Warens Wimberly ~ Coming to America, A New Life and Experiencing Loss

Warens Wimberly ~ Coming to America, A New Life and Experiencing Loss Waren’s a Psychologist, entrepreneur, wife, mother of three children and a HR professional talks about her reluctant journey from Haiti to America, the challenges of not speaking any English, adjusting to a new country and way of life. After teaching herself to speak…

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Mariam Ibraheem ~ Shackled

Mariam Ibraheem is the author of the book “Shackled”. Mariam’s journey is one of a woman born in a refugee camp. Her father a Muslim, died when she was just six years old and she was subsequently raised by her Ethiopian Orthodox Christian mother. Mariam, her mother, and siblings suffered terrible abuse at the hands…

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Derrica Wilson ~ Black & Missing Foundation

Thousands of people are reported missing every year in the U.S. and while not every case will get widespread media attention, the coverage of white and minority victims is far from proportionate. NEARLY 40 PERCENT OF MISSING PERSONS ARE PERSONS OF COLOR, YET, AFRICAN-AMERICANS MAKE UP ONLY 13 PERCENT OF THE POPULATION. The Black and…

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Amber Mayfield, Women in Business & Ministry, SoulfulMOTION

AMBER | FOUNDER, DIRECTOR, AND LEAD CHOREOGRAPHER OF SOULFUL MOTION Amber is a mother of three. By day a speech pathologist, helping families with their tots. But Amber comes alive teaching SoulfulMOTION classes. Amber has served her community for the past 10 years as a group fitness instructor in the greater Grand Rapids area in…

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Corey Brown is Wifeprenuer

Their vision is to create a global community of wives positively impacting the health and well being of their marriage and marriages at large. They facilitate their societal impact through live/in-person experiences, engaging social media and creating an organic local to global cultural among wives. “The business of being a Wife” speaks to the methodology…

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Raw Chef Gail – Kale Her Way

Before LaRhonda Gail Adger arrived into the world, chaos and trauma was introduced to her frail being when an abortion procedure was performed on her. A few weeks following, she was delivered, not breathing. Dead. She was placed in a trash bag about to be thrown into a dumpster. Then suddenly, someone heard a cough….

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Trauma, Mental Health & Supporting Girls & Their Incarcerated Mothers with Ilyse Kennedy

Ilyse Kennedy is the founder of Moving Parts Psychotherapy. A Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Perinatal Mental Health Professional, and EMDRIA Certified Clinician. Ilyse has always been a helper by nature. As a child, this meant befriending children who struggled, and talking bullies down to empathy. She enjoyed having deep connections…

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From Prison to Politics, IPP’s and TTIP with Andrew Morris

Andrew Morris released from prison in 2019 after 12 years talks about Imprisonment for public protection. In England and Wales, the imprisonment for public protection (IPP) sentence was a form of indeterminate sentence introduced by s.225 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (with effect from 2005) by the Home Secretary, David Blunkett, and abolished in…

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Suicide Prevention, Kevin Briggs, The Guardian of The Golden Gate Bridge

Sergeant Kevin Briggs (also known as the Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge) was a California Highway Patrol officer noted for his work in suicide intervention, having dissuaded more than two hundred people from jumping off of the Golden Gate Bridge into the San Francisco Bay. He retirement from the California Highway Patrol in 2013…

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Surviving the Golden Gate Bridge, Suicide Prevention & Mental Health with Kevin Berthia

Kevin Berthia’s Story: “Hearing, Hope, & Healing” Kevin Berthia is a suicide survivor and prevention advocate. Kevin was born with a genetic major depression disorder. In 2005, at the age of 22, Kevin attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. “I had never dealt with any of the problems…

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