• 02:13

    "Why So Many Black Women LOVE Scandal and Idolize Olivia Pope"

    in Radio


    ABC’s hit drama, “Scandal” is one of the most popular shows the black community has ever seen. If you missed our classic special on “The REAL” reasons Why so Many Black Women Love, Idolize and Strive to be like Olivia Pope”, as well as what the Bible says about women who live her type of lifestyle, tune into “The Dedan Tolbert Show” TONIGHT at 9:00pm EST for a special rebroadcast. To hear exactly how shows like Being Mary Jane and Scandal epitomize why professional black men arent committing like they used to, listen by calling 646 200 0366 or online worldwide at www.dedantolbertshow.com... “REAL Radio that Matters”.

  • 02:13

    "Scandal: Why Black Women Love Olivia Pope"

    in Radio


    “You’ve gotten yourself into a little bit of trouble, Olivia….and I’m here to fix it. You raised your skirt, opened your knees and gave it away to a man with too much power. You’re not rare…You’re not special. Your story is no different from a thousand other stories in this town…So you know how this goes.”----Olivia Pope’s Father giving one of the best TV speeches of all time.


    If you're a fan of Scandal, tune into "The Dedan Tolbert Show" TONIGHT at 9:00pm EST for a rebroadcast of my discussion on the show, as well as what "Fathers Can Do to Help Keep their Daughters from Becoming Promiscuous and Targeted for SEX". Listen 7 nights a week by calling 646 200 0366 or listen online worldwide at www.dedantolbertshow.com... "Real Radio that Matters".

  • 00:19

    GLMX #147: Scandal, Olivia Pope and Jesus Christ

    in Religion

    Scandal... the word conjures images of trusted leaders caught up in adulterous affairs, high-powered politicians cutting backroom deals, and scheming, corrupt businessmen running ponzi schemes and swindling others out of their money. The word "scandal" has been thrown around a lot recently, especially since three political crises situations came to light and shook up the White House and other branches of government. Now officials are scrambling to fix what went wrong and to ensure that it never happens again.

    You've probably also heard the word "scandal" in reference to ABC's political thriller series starring Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope who runs a crisis management firm and operates as a "fixer" to protect the public images of politicians who find themselves in trouble.

    Perhaps, some of us can identify with the word "scandal" ourselves. Of course, our problems and crises may not be in the public eye, but we certainly struggle and have done things wrong that we would be ashamed to have others find out about. In many ways, we are just as messed up as the people we watch on TV and read about on the internet who have to work out the problems in their lives under the microscope of public scrutiny and criticism. Sometimes, we tend to think that we are better than others because we do not have the problems they have. However, we have our own set of problems that we must deal with. The Bible tells us in Romans 3:10, "There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one."

    + Plus, listen to Marvin Sapp singing "I Belong to You"

  • 01:58

    Is Olivia Pope on ABC's "Scandal" really a "Role Model?"

    in Romance

    "Upfront & Straightforward" Host Alan Roger Currie sponsors another one of his provocative "Open Forum Discussion" episodes with his listening audience, this one asking the question:  Is Actress Kerry Washington's role of "Olivia Pope" on ABC's hit series, "Scandal" really a 'role model' for women ... and particularly, Black women?
    ABC's Scandal
    Alan Roger Currie on Amazon.com

  • 01:55

    "Calling Olivia Pope"

    in Lifestyle

    Election day has only  been over for three days and the Republicans have made no secret  that their agenda is to strip aid and healthcare as their first order. John Boehner has been quoted as making an outright threat to intercept immigration reform if Obamacare isn't eliminated while Joni Ernst zooms in for the kill on welfare benefits.  There's no doubt African-Americans and other "lesser" people in the eyes of dominant America have been impaled by the voting process with Republicans back in the majority seat in Congress. Join in tonight at 10:30 pm EST by calling 347-327-9967 with  your thoughts on how we got here and where do we go from here? 

  • 00:12

    Criticism of Olivia Pope & Being Mary Jane: Judgemental or Justified?

    in Current Events

    We will be discussing the criticism of two top rated shows on T.V.! These two shows both have African-American actresses as the main characters and each week they leave us wanting more and when they are on hiatus for the season we are having withdrawls. But why are some so critical of these fictional characters? Is it life imitating art or the other way around. Let's discuss fact and fiction of Scandal and Being Mary Jane! Are there some real life Olivia Popes and Mary Janes out there?

  • 00:32

    Salon Debate: Must Kerry Washington's Olivia Pope be noble?

    in Culture

    Join us as we turn up the heat for a great salon debate. Must Kerry Washington's Olivia Pope be noble? We borrow the question from Viola Davis challenge to audiences about black artists and their roles.
    While Shonda Rhimes is no stranger to diversity, weaving a web of amazing story lines amongst very diverse casts in several shows, Olivia Pope fans prove to be a different audience. Not all Scandal fans have followed Rhimes Hollywood success from show to show.  As such, her storytelling style is a bit of a shocker — leaving some beyond shocked.
    Hair She Goes! Can Scandal Fans Handle A Leading Lady Who Happens to Be A Criminal, a Whore, a Liar  — and Black?
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  • 01:07

    Scandal--Why So Many Single Black Women LOVE Olivia Pope

    in Radio

    In over 5 years and 1000 shows, my 3 hour special on the hit ABC drama, Scandal, was by far the best and most informative EVER. If you missed our discussion on "Why So Many Single Black Women Love Olivia Pope", tune into "The Dedan Tolbert Show" TONIGHT at 9:00pm EST by calling 646 200 0366 or online worldwide at www.dedantolbert.com

  • 02:13

    "SCANDAL: From Claire Huxtable...to Olivia Pope"

    in Radio


    Did you miss last month's “Scandal-Season 2 Recap”, which featured an in depth discussion on the real reasons the black community loves the show, as well as the things black fathers can do to ensure their daughters don’t end up being someone’s late night jumpoff? To hear us discuss how true men of God seek women who are the exact opposite of “Olivia Pope” and more like “Claire Huxtable”, tune into “The BEST of The Dedan Tolbert Show” TONIGHT at 9:00pm EST for a special rebroadcast. Listen 7 nights a week by calling 646 200 0366 or online worldwide at www.dedantolbertshow.com... “Real Radio that Matters”.

  • 03:04

    Scandal--Why So Many Single Black Women LOVE Olivia Pope

    in Radio

    Just about every single black woman I've ever come in contact with loves the new ABC drama, Scandal, starring Kerry Washington, who plays a successful, yet extremely Emotionally Unavailable lawyer. Tune into "The Dedan Tolbert Show" TONIGHT at 9:00pm EST as we take an in depth look at "Olivia Pope" and discuss how she epitomizes why so many successful black women have trouble finding love. Listen LIVE by calling 646 200 0366 or online worldwide at www.dedantolbert.com

  • 01:07

    Attract Your Now w/Aisha Martin - Precious Gems Worldwide

    in Lifestyle

    Join Destiny Empowerment Hour as we sit down with CEO Aisha Martin of Precious Gems Worldwide (A. Martin Group)

    Aisha is the visionary behind Precious Gems Worldwide which is a PR and Business consulting firm that help small businesses. What makes PGW different is that it's strictly for women. We as women have a habit of letting emotions and personal issues interfere with our business. Aisha shows women how they can, in fact, have it all while enjoy their lives. You CAN be that sexy wife and CEO if you want. You can be part of a power couple. You can travel the world or be PTA President if that's what you desire while running your business. PGW is a straight, no chaser program. When you cross Olivia Pope (Scandal) with Patti Stanger (Millionaire Matchmaker), you get Aisha Martin for Precious Gems Worldwide. No Pressure, No diamonds. 

    Pick up a copy of Aisha's Book "Attracting Your Now: 12 Tools to Attract Your Ideal Life"

    Websites: www.amartingroup.com and www.preciousgemsworldwide.com

    Social Media Sites

    A. Martin Group FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/A-Martin-Group/298395890207198

    Precious Gems (PGW) FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Precious-Gems-Worldwide/817140604985573


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