115 Toxic Parenting: How to Identify If You Have A Toxic Style of Parenting


“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults” is a quote by Frederick Douglass and the topic of this episode. Dr. Sharon R Bonds, and Marriage & Family Therapist, Carter Drew, helps us identify if we have a toxic style of parenting.  They also provide ideas on steps parents can take to become less toxic.

111 The Makings of a Good Father


father-men-dadFranklyn Malone, Founder & CEO of the 100 Fathers, Inc.; David W. Smith Sr., Co-founder of the Children’s Rights Fund; Carter Drew, Leadership & Manhood Development, Carter & Reynolds Group; and David Grogan, Shared Custody & Political Activist, talk about the great work they are doing in their communities to improve the father-child relationship.

During this episode, we discuss the social ills of a father-absenteeism, the seven things every father should tell his daughter, the importance of shared custody, what makes a good father, a mother’s ability to raise a boy to become a man, and more.

100 A Conversation with Coach Tony Dungy & Broadcaster James Brown


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Coach Tony Dungy is in the 2016 Class of Pro Football Hall of Famers.  He gets inducted into the Hall on August 6th.  He led the Indianapolis Colts to a Super Bowl victory in 2007 and became the first African-American coach to hoist the Lombardi Trophy. He accomplished another first by leading his team to the playoffs for 10 consecutive years.  He is one of only 3 men to win Super Bowls as both a player and head coach. He is a #1 New York Times best-selling author of Quiet Strength, Uncommon, and The Mentor Leader.  He now serves as an Analyst on NBC’s Football Night in America and he is a spokesperson for “All Pro Dad.” He and his lovely wife Lauren are co-authors of several children’s books and the proud parents of ten children.  And most importantly, Coach Dungy is one of God’s faithful servants, he leads and participates in several bible study groups, he is a well sought after speaker and he is currently living his passion of ministering to young men.


James Brown3James Brown, also known as “J.B.”, is the host for THE NFL Today, the NFL Pre-Game Show, and co-hosts CBS Thursday Night Football.  He is a Special Correspondent for CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News, and 60 Minutes.   JB has hosted many shows, including the Super Bowl, Boxing, Basketball, the Olympics, and the Stanley Cup where he earned the name “Godfather of Gold.”  He is a three-time Emmy winner for “Outstanding Studio Host.  A graduate of Harvard University, principal of Brown Technology Group, and author of “Role of a Lifetime:  Reflections on Faith, Family and Significant Living.  He is married to his lovely wife Dorothy and he’s a grandfather and the proud father of one daughter, Katrina.  Like Coach Dungy, JB is also one of God’s faithful servants.  He is an ordained minister and gives of his time to youth and multiple charities.

099 Three Unique Perspectives of Fatherhood


father menThree dynamic men  talk about fatherhood and their unique perspectives about how they raised their children.

Pastor Jeffery Johnson is a husband and father of three children; a son and two daughters, one of his daughters, is actually his niece but he and his wife raised her as their daughter. Pastor Johnson who was also raised by a father who was a pastor, talks about raising children from a pastoral perspective.

Darryl Washington is a husband of four children; two daughters and two sons. He and his wife focused on raising children to care for their body, healthy thoughts, and the love for God.

David Grogan is a single dad with shared custody of his daughter with final decision-making authority.  Dave talks about the special care required to raise a daughter with high self-esteem and some of the challenges of shared custody.

095 Detox Your Life and The Principles of Manhood


relax restThis episode consists of two incredible shows packed into one hour of programming.  This episode also includes a tribute to Prince Rogers Nelson, also known as Prince, who passed away on April 21, 2016.  RIP Prince.

Nicole Turner opens up the first half of the show with great insight about detoxing our life emotionally and mentally and how to get it done so that we can improve relationships with ourselves and others.

men manhoodRonald Barnes opens up the second half of the show talking about the qualities that make up the fabric of a man.  Ronald makes clear the differences between being an adult male and being a Man!


094 Girls Against Boys Sagging and the Importance of Voting – Elections 2016


sagging, GABS, pullemup2During the first half of the show, Morgan McCane and her parents talk about an organization that Morgan founded at the age of 15.  Morgan started Girls Against Boys Sagging (GABS) when she told her mom that she was tired of seeing boys walking around with their “dirty” underwear showing.  When Morgan’s mom challenged her to do something about it, Morgan did just that.  Thus was born GABS, a movement against boys sagging, whose message is that women can change men’s minds the most, so women need to ask their men to #pullemup!


voteDuring the second half hour, Judge Eric Nyce, David Grogan, Ervin Reid, and Dennis Borie talk about the early voting process, how to sift through the rhetoric, the electoral process, and of course “The Donald.”


085.02 Entrepreneurship, Parenting, Gastric Bypass Surgery – A Conversation with Michael A. Graves


time for changeMichael A. Graves of Graves Advisory Group, LLC, Black Enterprise Magazine, and C-Suite Sports Radio Show talks about growing up with iconic parents, Mr. Earl Graves, Senior and the late Barbara Graves, founders of Black Enterprise Magazine.  Michael shares his tips on the need to embrace change by reinventing ourselves, successful entrepreneurship, parenting, his gastric bypass surgery, and much more.

057 Happy Father’s Day with Dr. Willie Jolley


Dr. Willie Jolley has been described as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality.  However, did you know that Dr. Jolley stepped up in a big way to help take care of his seven nieces and nephews when their father, Noble Jolley, Sr. passed away suddenly?  With two children of his own, Dr. Jolley found himself a father and father figure to nine children.

Dr. Willie Jolley is perfect for this Father’s Day show because he can speak about Fatherhood from several perspectives.  A single father raising a son, a father marrying into a blended family, a father with an extremely busy career requiring him to be away from the household, and a father who took on the responsibilities of being a father figure to his deceased brother’s seven children.

In this segment, Dr. Jolley talks about the following topics and so much more:

  • The first step fathers can make to make a comeback if they have experienced a setback in their relationship with their children.
  • There are a few life lessons where only a father or father figure can help raise a son to be a man.
  • Life lessons fathers can teach their daughters about selecting a mate and pursuing her career.
  • The best Father’s Day gift that children can give to their dads.
  • More…

To learn more about Dr. Willie Jolley, visit his website at www.williejolley.com