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Why were Black Greek Organizations created? Should caucasians be allowed to join? What are the pros and cons and even misconceptions of being "Greek?" Why are there so many different groups? Do blacks help to perpetutate classism within these organizations? Who created the stereotype that are associated with these organizations? What is the purpose and how can they help change the condition of Black people?
Join us today as we discuss this topic and address some of these questions.
MEET Jacquelyn (Moore) Payne who was born and raised in Knoxville Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a degree in Child and Family Studies. She lives in Powder Springs GA with her longtime friend and husband Kenneth Sr, their 11 year old kidpreneur son Kenneth Jr. and their adorable black lab Koffe! She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and enjoys networking, the arts, musicals, laughing and just having fun learning about the coffee industry!
Jacquelyn worked with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club and the YMCA as a Program Director and Center Leader and have served on many Board of Directors. My career moved to marketing and I worked for Yellowbook USA, WKGN Radio and WAHI Radio stations. She decided to go out on my own, so she started a community directory in Knoxville TN called the Knoxville Black Pages, which expanded to Black Pages East TN. In 2008 they changed the name to NMP Information Services which has NMP Business Pages (Website design, marketing, advertising, promotional items, etc), NMP Coffee Shop (online healthier ORGANO products, networking, fundraisers, promotional items, extra income, etc), NMP Kids or K.E.N.N.Y (Kid Entrepreneurs Need Nurturing Young) activities, and soon we are adding more to our NMP Wellness (Weight Loss and Skin Care). Currently we provide Personal Care and Personal Development Resources.
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Co-Hosts Bret Rosenthal and Bill Jacobs breakdown in graphic detail actual trades occuring in real time and teachable moments of recent vintage.
Today's focus: Three key principals to determine appropriate position size:
1) Approach the subject first and foremost through potential or probability of loss
2) Evaluate risk of loss on the basis of catastrophic or 6 Sigma events
3) Earn the Right to Take the Risk
Today Buyers Meeting Point welcomes Dr. Tom DePaoli as our guest. Dr. Tom is the Management Program Director at Marian University in Wisconsin as well as the Principal of Apollo Solutions which does general business consulting in the human resources, supply chain and lean six sigma areas.
Dr. Tom has worked for over 10 major companies and consulted for over 50 organizations throughout his career. He is the author of Common Sense Purchasing, Common Sense Supply Management, and Kaizen Kreativity. He recently released a new book, Avoiding a Supply Chain Apocalypse: The Best of Dr. Tom’s Advice, and that is what he joins us today to discuss.
For anyone interested in learning more about Dr. Tom's books, visit his author page on Amazon or read the following reviews on Buyers Meeting Point:
Common Sense Purchasing
Common Sense Supply Management
Kaizen Kreativity (Oops!)
Broken Windows Management in Business
Avoiding a Supply Chain Apocalypse
Please join us this Thursday, January 28, 2016 for a live show with host Denise Messenger. Our special guest is Dr. Babak Dadvand. He will be discussing Gynecomastia (breast surgery for men) and the treatment plan he has surgically perfected. At a very young age he had a fascination with the relationship between the arts and sciences. Indeed, when he went on to pursue an Ivy League education at the University of Pennsylvania, he double majored in chemistry and fine arts to further explore these areas. Dr. Dadvand graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania and was further recognized for his outstanding achievements by being named a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He then went on to medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he was drawn to the surgical specialties. After earning his doctorate of Medicine (MD) he attended the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he completed a full General Surgery training program. He excelled both clinically and academically, with multiple publications upon completion of his training. Dr. Dadvand passed both the written and oral examinations to become Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery. He was then accepted to the plastic surgery program at Indiana University Medical Center, a rigorous top-tier program. Here, he honed his skills in all facets of plastic surgery, including cleft-lip/palate repair, head and neck reconstruction, and breast reconstruction. Dr. Dadvand also utilized his time at Indiana University to pursue academic interests, including publications in peer review journals. Dr. Dadvand drew from years of training and experience during his advanced aesthetic fellowship in Beverly Hills. He knew that all the additional years of training he pursued were necessary to gain true expertise in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery. You asked for it and we deliver!
The Chea K. Woolfolk Show is a show about life, inspiration, business and personal growth. Woolfolk is a Louisville, KY native who began manufacturing unique health and beauty products that she felt were absent from the market, which eventually led to an offer and buyout from the multinational consumer goods company, Proctor & Gamble. She is the owner of Kymberli Shoe Designs LLC and a Marketing/Branding expert.
Listen as "GAME CHANGER" Chea K. Woolfolk and her "GAME CHANGING" guests talk about how they "CHANGED THE GAME."
Gay Polk-Payton, a Hattiesburg, MS native is a member of the Mississippi, Magnolia and American Bar Associations, the Trial Lawyers Association, the Mississippi Justice Court Judge Association, the Hattiesburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, and she is past president of the South Central Bar Association. Gay is also an accomplished singer, who has performed the National Anthem as well as her own music at many events.
DeVone Holt combines more than 25 years of experience as a workforce and economic development specialist, public education administrator, public relations agent and media personality to improve conditions for the nation’s underprivileged populations. As the National Director of Customer Engagement for ResCare Workforce Services he uses his professional background to help develop and implement comprehensive communications, marketing and outreach strategies while functioning as a special projects coordinator and sales associate. DeVone Holt helps develop strategies to maintain competitive advantages for the company’s career centers, job corps operations, schools, family support services and business solutions.
Ms. Veronica Alston is Founder and Executive Director of Ruth’s Miracle Group Home Foundation. She exemplifies the characteristics of a woman who has served her community to improve the quality of life for women and girls in Southern Maryland and beyond. Her passionate devotion is to provide shelter for homeless women in transition from domestic violence; in recovery for drug and alcohol abuse; and completed incarceration and on parole for non-violent offenses. Ms. Alston has enhanced her skills through certifications in recovery coaching, wellness and recovery action planning facilitation, mental health first aid, and culinary arts.
On March 16, 2013, Ms. Alston received the 11th Annual Women of the World (WOW) Service Award presented by the Calvert County League of Women Voters and the Calvert County Commission for Women for her community service to improve the quality of life for Calvert County women and girls; June 27, 2014, she received a citation from the Governor of the State of Maryland, on behalf of the citizens of this state, and was recognized in a special tribute by the Nu Zeta Omega–Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority as the recipient of the “2014 Social Justice & Human Rights Awards.” August 12, 2015, she received the Voice Award for Consumer/Peer Leadership from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Tel. 410-326-9170; Cell Phone: 443 -623 -5469; EmaiI: ruthsmircAlegh@gmail. com
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Get caught up on the latest news from around the pulp and paper world in our weekly program, including updates from Verso, WestRock, Cenveo, Resolute, Sappi, SCA, RR Donnelley, Smurfit Kappa, UPM, Arctic Paper, Kruger and more.
Nips is a weekly show of contemporary information related to the pulp and paper industry worldwide. Hosted by Jim Thompson, the voice of the worldwide pulp and paper industry.
Listen live at 7 a.m. EST on Monday, 25 January 2016, or anytime afterward!
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Marcellaus A. Joiner: Supervisor of the Heritage Research Center at the High Point Public Library and the Archivist for the High Point Museum in High Point, North Carolina. Marcellaus has a B.A.in History from North Carolina A&T State University and a Masters of Library Science from North Carolina Central University. He has proudly worked in the Archives and Library field for over the past 8 years. He is also a member of the Kappa Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc.
Marcellaus A. Joiner will discuss his research on his Neal family’s past as well as discuss how his career played a large part in his family research findings. In addition, this discussion will focus on how Marcellaus linked his family to William Neal the slave owner of Greene County, Georgia. This fascinating story and research will explore how he discovered that his third great grandmother Zilphy Ann Neal was owned by William Neal and that they had seven children together. His 2nd great grandfather John Neal was the only child that he could find in his research that moved away from Georgia in the early 20’s. One of Marcellaus major reasons for doing this research is to help reestablish these family lines.
The Leik Presents: The 40+ WTF Show with producer Meleika Gardner and special guest-hosts Hollywood comic writer Leo J. Lawrence (Jamie Foxx, Charlie Murphy, The Wayans, etc.) and Hollywood television actress Tanjareen Thomas (Conan, Family Time, Curb Your Enthusiasm, etc.) LIVE on Blog Talk Radio Monday, December 21st at 7:30PM CST for Part II on the role of Black organizations in the community with guest Rainbow PUSH Coalition senior advisor Dr. Janette Wilson Esq. of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Call-in 347-850-1441. Listen in at home, at work, or while you drive in rush hour traffic! DON'T MISS IT!
Formerly known as United Image, this group had been singing together since Jr. High School. After High School and military service they reunited and began their quest toward a life-long dream of becoming successful entertainers and recording artists. It was not easy but they believed in their God-given talents and just simply loved to sing.
Upon recommendation of some DJ’s, United Image was introduced to recording executive Lebaron Taylor, who signed them to Stax Records. They released a single “Love’s Creeping Up On Me” and they also released a dance tune “The African Bump” backed with “Hit Man” in Philadelphia. As time moved on so did the group.
Producer and Songwriter, Norman Harris ran into Joe from Double Exposure and invited the group to an audition for a record company. That record company turned out to be Salsoul Records represented by Vice President Ken Cayre. Needless to say the audition went well. It had been previously suggested that the group change their name to something more modern. Some band members had joked about pictures taken and saying they looked like a double exposure. Well, the name stuck. Double Exposure was signed to Salsoul Records and began rehearsing new songs for their upcoming album entitled “TEN PERCENT”.
On December 11, 1975, at Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Double Exposure began recording what would become one of the most successful albums to come out of the Philly music empire, “TEN PERCENT”. Around the spring of 1978 the “Four Play” album was released. Two songs were produced by Ron Tyson (currently with the Temptations).
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