Host Deardra Shuler talks with Dr. Robert M. Brown III, the author of "Economic Stress: Harsh Truths and Keys to Empowerment." Dr Brown will discuss Economic Stress within the Black community in this age of economic crisis. What a person/family can do if they are pursuing a loan modification or may be foreclosed upon. What to do if your loan has been sold to new loan services that re-institute the “Notice of Intent to Foreclose.” And how to get pass your ego to make better decisions on how to decrease debt, etc.
Robert M. Brown III, Ph.D. (Dr. Rob) is a medical sociologist whose research has become increasingly more focused on the reciprocal relationship between economic stress and health. He also provides expertise to state, federal and private agencies on family and community violence reduction and prevention, strengthening families, job preparedness for the 21st century workforce and health promotion. He believes that health should be viewed holistically, as a state of mental, emotional, spiritual, physical and economic well-being.
A Howard University graduate, Dr Brown has appeared on radio and television programs around the country and is a sought after speaker. As an educator, Dr. Brown is an advocate for students’ success in the classroom and beyond. He encourages students’ commitment to academic excellence and life-long learning. He also believes that higher education is an important tool for success in the 21st century.