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Adia Benton and Kelly Hills talk about Benton's new book and the spread of and response to Ebola. HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone an ethnographic account of how HIV exceptionalism -- the idea that HIV/AIDS is an exceptional disease requiring an exceptional response -- shapes local institutions, cultural and political idioms of development and the lived experiences of HIV-positive individuals. Follow @rocza @ethnography911
Medical anthropologist, Adia Benton and Kelly Hills talk about Benton's new book and the spread of and response to Ebola. HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone (Feb 15, 2015), is an ethnographic account of how HIV exceptionalism -- the idea that HIV/AIDS is an exceptional disease requiring an exceptional response -- shapes local institutions, cultural and political idioms of development and the lived experiences of HIV-positive individuals. Follow @rocza @ethnography911
Dr. Jeffrey Benton, Human Potential Specialist, has spent his life learning about the human body. He has devoted years studying how to switch on the body’s internal self-correcting programs to improve the human factor quotient to enable you to access your potential.
Dr. Benton received his Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1990, his doctorate in Chiropractic in 1996, and his Naturopathic Physician Certification in 2000.
He has special training in the latest techniques involving Chiropractic Kinesiology, Zindler C.M.R.T. acupressure, B.E.S.T., and clinical nutrition. These techniques, coupled with massage and proven sports rehabilitation therapies, maximize your body’s physical magnificence and effectiveness.
Dr. Benton developed the New Trauma Release Technique™ that releases aches and pains from the cellular level of the body. Dr. Benton uses advanced chiropractic techniques which include Applied Kinesiology and Neuro-Emotional Technique to heal the body. He locates, identifies, and removes the underlying cause of your pain. As a result, he reconnects the body to the creative life force, resulting in optimal function so people manifest a purer connection with each other.
Dr. Benton has advanced training in Glyconutrition. This evolving field focuses on efficient cell-to-cell communication by using specific nutrients to optimize cellular transmission. Most chronic diseases are the result of faulty or deficient intercellular communication and lack of nutritional support.
As part of his post-doctorate studies, Dr. Benton has become a Certified Back Safe ® and SittingSafe ® injury prevention consultant. He goes into industry and teaches classes on how to lift and sit correctly to prevent injuries in the workplace.
Learn more about Dr. Benton and his practice by visiting his website at: http://lighttouchhealingcenter.com/
On a crusade of motivation for over ten years, J. Love Benton's first book, Same Gender Loving and Loving IT! is meant for and about black lesbians, yet her overall message of "You Matter" speaks to everyone. J. Love Benton heads three workships, "Love Matters", "Fear No More", and "Bully No More". Her first book Same Gender Loving and Loving IT! is a compliation of facts, stories, hopes, and celebrations of the black lesbian experience including coming out, religion, families, raising children, and most importantly, the relationships black lesbians have with each other.
"Learn why being a Black lesbian embraces the true meaning of courage, strength, and resilience. Become empowered. Be assured that as a Black lesbian you are “It”!"
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Join LTBR hosts Stephanie and Lauren as they chat with motivational speaker and writer J. Love Benton as she discusses her latest work.
J. Love Benton (formerly Love Dixon) is a writer and motivational speaker. Her work focuses on the issues facing Black lesbians in the United States. Her goal is to "help refocus your mind, spirit, and life, and relate inspired messages about UnMasking Fear and Loving “IT” in your daily life."
This on demand audio series is a part of the Executive Girlfriends Group Vignette Series. Chicke Fitzgerald interviews Debra Benton. The original live interview was 10/31/14.
Debra Benton is a globally recognized executive coach, best-selling award-winning business author, and popular conference keynote speaker on leadership and executive effectiveness.
Benton has been a successful business owner for many years, having started her first company at the age of 22. She is now CEO of Benton Management Resources, Inc. Her parents ran their own businesses and she grew up listening about work related issues around the dinner table from the time she was in kindergarten. She learned from her parents "not only how to make a living but how to live."
Her client list reads like a "Who's Who" of executives from such companies as Kraft, Microsoft, McDonald's, Dell Computer, American Express, United Airlines, Pfizer, and more from the Washington beltway to the U.S. Border Patrol.
She has written for the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Fast Company. She has appeared on Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and CBS with Diane Sawyer.
Debra's website is http://www.debrabenton.com/
To order her book click HERE
For more information about the Executive Girlfriends' Group see: http://www.executivegirlfriendsgroup.com
Criminal Injustice - The Case of Don Siegelman and Rev. Edward Pinkney
Activists and attorney Burt Wides talk with Joel about the case in Alabama and Benton Harbor, Michigan. Two innocent men are currently being held as politcal prisoners due to judicial misconduct.
Every American deserves the right to a fair trial with an impartial judge and jury.
Burt Wides is a pro bono advocate on a variety of national issues especially the balance of national security vs. civil liberties and human rights. He investigated Dick Chemey's War on Terror, including torture and extraordinary rendition for Congresman John Conyers. He has served as Chief of Staff or senior counsel for 3 US Senators and 2 Congressional committees.
Smooth R&B performer Jerome Woods, born in Benton Harbor, Michigan,
is better known by his stage name Rome. He sang along with his mother’s soul
records (Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke) as well as in the local church choir. He
joined an R&B cover band named Fire & Ice while still in high school and quickly
began traveling the region performing in local clubs and talent contests as a solo
act and with the band.
Rome left Oakwood University in 1989 to pursue his dream of becoming
an R&B singer on the West Coast. He quickly began touring as a back-up
vocalist with R&B singer/songwriters Patti LaBelle and Vesta known for hits
"Once Bitten, Twice Shy", "Sweet Sweet Love", "Special," and her 1989 hit and
signature song, "Congratulations,” in addition to performing in industry
Finally, in 1996 Rome was connected with record producers Gerald
Balilergeau and Victor Meritt who sent his demo tape to RCA Records. The label
signed him immediately and he began working on his debut album, self-titled
ROME, which was released in April 1997. The album soon ascended to #30 on
the Album charts, mainly on the strength of the single, "I Belong to You
(Everytime I See Your Face)," which peaked at #6 in the United States. Rome
had two Top 40 hits from the album, and it was certified platinum.
In 2001 he returned with two albums: To The Highest and To Infinity
(Thank You); the last one is just an alternative edition of Rome2000: Thank
You. Do It followed in 2003, and three years later Sony issued The Best of
Rome has just released his new single, “Close to You” on iTunes!
Check out his website at www.Rome2You.com for booking contact information
and upcoming tour dates.
Tough Talk with Tony Gambone Radio with special guest Tamara Dorris & Kevin Benton:
The author of 14 books, Tamara is also a certified hypnotherapist, with degrees in psychology and communications. She has spent her adult life researching and writing about personal, professional, and spiritual development. Tamara is also a college professor, workshop leader, and the host of a radio show where she interviews experts and authors from around the world. The books she loves writing most are spiritual humor, such as “Secrets of a Spiritual Guru,” series, and her latest, “The Law of Distraction & Art of Intention,”
Minister Kevin Benton attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA., the world’s largest Evangelical Christians School, founded by the late, great Chancellor, Rev. Dr. Jerry Falwell. While at Liberty, he was a member of the basketball team that represented the first Christian School to ever play in the N.C.A.A. tournament against high school friend and former N.B.A. player, Rasheed Wallace and the North Carolina Tar Heels.
Upon leaving Liberty, Minister Benton had the opportunity to play professional basketball in Europe, Asia and a host of other countries. Kevin was also invited to some N.B.A. camps during his career, including the Philadelphia 76ers, where he played against played against some of the best players in the world including N.B.A. players Kobe Bryant, Yoa Ming, Aaron McKie, Rick Mahorn, Jerome Allen, Paul Graham and the list goes on.
Vedo is a 21-year old singer, songwriter amd entertainer most recognized for his stellar performances on Season 4 of NBC's popular talent competition, The Voice. Born and raised in Benton Harbor, Michigan Vedo began singing at the age of 9 when his mother discovered his voal ability was above avrage, impressing anyone that heard his distinct tone, range and perfect pitch. Although his voice was certainly a giftm it was a curse as well, bringing more attention than many of his oerrs in the form of admiring girls and fast crowds. His childhood wasn' easy, moving from place to place, homeless more often than notand as a result, Vedo developed a tough attitude that ecentually led to trouble in school, fighting nad not achieving his true scholastic potential so in 2008, Vedo's mother decided he needed a change and moving to Atlanta with his father was it. That decision became a blessing in disguise and an integral part of the journey to his dream. Vedo is currently signed to Indie label Platinum Power Moves and resides in Atlanta where he continues to work on his debut album while lending his melodic voice and life experience through lyric to others. Do you have a question for Vedo? Well tonight is YOUR night. Call in and ask Vedo your questions 646-929-1325
The Beat Break AM Show is all new with Rae Sremmurd whose hits 'No Flex Zone' and 'No Type' have jumped up the music charts in 2014 and their record dropped January 6, 2015
Atlanta Producer Mike Will Made It who has produced great hits for artists such as Jay Z, Kanye West, Rihanna, Drake, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Kelly Rowland, Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, B.o.B., T.I., Rae Sremmurd, and ScHoolboy Q
Michael Mauldin former Columbia President, music producer and father or Atlanta Hip Hop Mogul Jermaine Dupri.
Plus, new music from 4-IZEfeaturing Number 2 & Jarren Benton 'Bukkake Time,' Ke'Shay Love 'Breathless,' & Tha Messenger feat JC 'Maybach Dreams.'
Then later...A re-broadcast of The Beat Break 2014 Year End Review with Radio Personality Queen Neeka, DJ Rollem, and Diamond Love.
The Beat Break AM Show is supported by Dark Knight Entertainment, P&J Tax Professionals, and Positive Arts Movement.
The Beat Break AM Show Playlist 1/10/14
1.) 4-IZE-Bukkake Time
2.) Ke'Shay Love-Breathless
3.) Rae Sremmurd-No Flex Zone
4.) Rae Sremmurd-Up Like Trump