Ethnicity

Dr. Shalon’s Maternal Action Project

Dr. Shalon’s Maternal Action Project On January 28, 2017, Dr. Shalon Irving passed away from complications after giving birth to her daughter. Dr. Shalon was a brilliant scientist with a passion for improving community health. “I see inequity wherever it exists, call it by name, and work to eliminate it,” she wrote. As an epidemiologist…

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Movember ~ Change the Face of Men’s Health

Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide and Mental Health. The word Movember is a combination of words moustache, “mo”, and “November”.  The goal of Movember is to “change the face…

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Dr. Ifewumi Fagunwa M&M Menstruation & Menopause & The SHAKE Africa Project

Menstruation and Menopause – The SHAKE Africa Project Dr. Ifewumi Fagunwa is an award-winning medical doctor, obtaining her medical degree from University College London (UCL) and a Neuroscience graduate from King’s College London. She has a long-standing interest in women’s rights and sexual and reproductive health and is the founder of SHAKE Africa – a…

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Mental Hygiene with LaBarron Burwell

LaBarron is a globally renowned wellness expert and catalyst for personal and professional transformation. Originally from Oxford North Carolina, he is now based in the Washington DC area, and has been for the past decade. LaBarron has dedicated his life to empowering individuals and organizations with the tools and insights needed to thrive. LaBarron has…

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Stacey McDonald ~ The Gospel of Mental Health From Mental Hell to Mental Wellness

Stacey McDonald is a practicing school psychologist, evangelist, author, public speaker, and former lead pastor of ten years. She has trained ministers for leadership, equipping them for ministerial success in and out of the pulpit and provided biblical counseling to families, couples, and youth resulting in healthy minds and healthy homes. She provides mental health…

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Dr. Dani Gordon ~ Resilience Medicine

Dr. Dani Gordon the founder of Resilience Clinic is a double board-certified medical doctor, author and world-leading expert in integrative and cannabinoid (yes as in cannabis but the legal kind for medical use by prescription!) medicine. She has over 10 years expertise treating 1000s of patients first in North America and now in the UK,…

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Stefanie Benjamin ~ Race, Ethnicity, and Social Equity in Tourism

RESET an acronym for Race, Ethnicity, and Social Equity in Tourism Tourism RESET is a multi-university and interdisciplinary research and outreach initiative that seeks to identify, study, and challenge patterns of social inequity in the tourism industry. Tourism RESET provides a community for scholars, educators and industry professionals to collaborate on and exchange ideas around…

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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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When “Prophetic” Evangelicals Call It Wrong

  Over the past few months I have seen and heard many Prophets or in some cases profits “prophesy” and some “prophi -lie” about what is going to happen in the 2020 election. Now, I know this has been going on for decades, but it seems to have really ramped up in the past few…

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Ailsa Gilliam – Surviving Domestic Abuse

Ailsa Gilliam discusses her incredible fight for survival with domestic abuse. The fight for herself and her children. Domestic Abuse often the silent killer. Ailsa shares what it is like trying to prove her, “upstanding, charming, church going” husband is emotionally, verbally and physically abusive.  Thankfully, with help from some in her church, neighbors and…

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