Videos

Today we focus on health inequities and their impact in the African American Communities especially from the perspective of a Man, Father, Husband.

Health inequities continue to prevail in the African American communities. Despite economic or social status, people of color are too often treated di…

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Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of
conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive
behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. According to the
Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an estimated 1 in 44
children in the United…

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April is Autism Awareness Month.

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an estimated 1 i…

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Interruptions Red Carpet is a 3-part series where we meet some of characters from the book that shaped the lives of the Cooper family and were with them during this Interruption. In each episode, Coach Cathy and Rev. O dare to invite the stories from characters themselves. You will hear stories tha…

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Interruptions - the book - has launched and we are rolling out the Red Carpet!

Interruptions Red Carpe is a 3-part series where we meet some of characters from the
book that shaped the lives of the Cooper family and were with them during this Interruption. In each episode, Coach Cathy and Rev.
O …

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Interruptions Red Carpet 3-part series of meeting characters from the
book that shaped the lives of the Cooper family. Coach Cathy and Rev.
O have dare to tell stories from characters that are tearful, heartfelt and
hilarious. If you haven't read the book, purchase and come meet the real
characters…

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"Interruptions" is the personal triumph story of dealing with a traumatic life event and how Rev. O challenged every belief system to reinvent herself. Hear Rev. O share that questioning her faith, upbringings, culture, and education helped her to select the characteristics to help her heal and dis…

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Dr. Thandeka, a mother of two and divorced, decides to give life and
love a second chance. She signs up for a dating app, re-evaluates her
priorities and learns that being submissive is a wonderful feeling. Dr.
Thandeka finds a surprising and fulfilling relationship with her superman.
Join us as sh…

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Regina Mullings, a mother of two and happily married and in love for 23 years. The family placed the house on the market and planned to relocate south before discovering a life altering Interruption. Listen how Regina kept her faith in God while planning a homegoing service for the husband and wed…

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Recorded Live @ People Get READy Bookstore 10/24/2021

Interruptions is a true story that details Rev. O's journey after her son, Jonathan, was murdered in a case of mistaken identity, becoming another victim of gun violence. This "interruption" in Rev. O's life ignited a domino effect of PTSD, dep…

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Listen to Rev. Dr. Anthony Bennett, Senior pastor at Mount Aery Baptist
Church (Bridgeport CT) share his responsibility to carry the torch and
message of the MAAFA as a ministry. As a young reverend Pastor
Bennett was introduced to the MAAFA from his mentor, Bishop Johnny
Ray Youngblood from St…

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Can I find my true passion in this new phase of my adult life and
be happy?

Owner of a newly opened shop called Bloom in New Haven, CT. Bloom is a
vibrant shop in the Westville community. Meet the owner Alisha as she
shares her story growing up in Boston to a single parent in Orchard
Park, and…

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Can we become emotionally emancipated and have the luxury of ordinary human problems, and to be free of the additional burdens and pains of being Black in an anti-Black world?

Enola G. Aird is an activist mother. A former corporate lawyer. She was born in the Republic of Panama, of Caribbean herit…

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The Rev. Dr. Jerry Streets shares how and why he integrated Mental Health Ministries into the fabric of his church. Listen to how he selected, implemented, and executed a safe place for disciples and leadership to share their stories without judgement. The Trauma informed ministries have begun to d…

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It has been a Christian tradition to pray more when dealing with a
traumatic life interruption. Our guest Pastors have heard you and are
saying Pray and........But is your church listening to you?

For many persons of faith it has been our cultural to turn to God and
pray to ask for relief, directi…

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In the midst of police killings of innocent unarmed Black Men,
meet two young black men who reconnected with God and
committed to stopping generational trauma in our youths in a unique
methods.

Both Kirk Wesley, a lead organizer for Congregations Organized for a New CT (CONECT) and Chaz Carmon, P…

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We welcome Rev. Marcia Clinkscales as we honor and recognize
Women’s History Month. She has been instrumental in educating
and empowering women to thrive in careers, earn their doctorate
degree and become changers of the world.


Rev. Clinkscales was raised as an only child, she thought, until
one …

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In this episode, we introduce you to Dori Dumas, President of the NAACP
-New Haven Chapter.
Dori shares her journey in politics and passion toward
providing change in the New Haven community.
Dori shares how she uses her voice and power as a the president of
New Haven Chapter of the NAACP to hon…

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In honor of Black History Month, meet people from CT who have been
making a difference in our state's history.

In this episode, we introduce you to State Senator Gary Winfield -Democratic and Chief Deputy Majority Leader.
State Senator Gary shares his journey in politics and passion toward
prov…

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"A Few Good Men" is a 2 part series looking at men who have acquired
a unique and unexpected role in life based on their age and gender. In this episode we hear from RanDe Rogers, owner and Head Chef of Sister's Cuisine in East Harlem, NY.

Learn how his mid-town Manhattan upbringing and family cu…

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About 24 million children in America live without their biological father, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
And there have been numerous local and national efforts to improve these statistics.
Children without fathers in the home have a greater risk of poverty, are more likely to abuse drugs …

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Follow our 3-Part Series called Pursuit of Happiness. As we introduce a variety of ideas
to encourage your path toward resiliency. We help you find the strength
to bounce back emotionally and physically with exploring a new
hobbies.

Today's guest has turned writing into the art of journaling yo…

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Follow our 3-Part Series called Pursuit of Happiness. As we introduce a variety of ideas
to encourage your path toward resiliency. We help you find the strength
to bounce back emotionally and physically with exploring a new
hobbies.

Todays guest has turned Mary Kay and Paparazzi Jewelry into a …

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Welcome to part 1 of our 3 part series "Pursuit of Happiness"

In this series we introduce a variety of ideas
to encourage your path toward resiliency. Our series shares options of helping yourself in addition to seeking medical support when needed. The ‘holiday blues’ is not an officially recogn…

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