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The Rainbow Soul Channel at BlakeRadio.com features Hosts from around the country discussing, lecturing and having conversations about Africana Studies, Entertainment, Holistic Healing & Nutrition, Sports, Politics & "Life."

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BlakeRadio.com -
Information for your Mind, Body and Soul -

The Rainbow Soul Channel at BlakeRadio.com features Hosts from around the country discussing, lecturing and having conversations about Africana Studies, Entertainment, Holistic Healing & Nutrition, Sports, Politics & "Life."

Rainbow Soul - Talk Radio for Your Mind, Body and Soul

    Topically Yours- Business Coach Liz Wolfe

    Topically Yours- Business Coach Liz Wolfe

    Host Deardra Shuler discusses the ins and outs of setting up and running a successful business with Business Coach Liz Wolfe who is a skilled and energetic motivational speaker, coach and trainer. Liz got her entrepreneurial start growing up on a sheep farm in Western Pennsylvania where her family had a cottage industry selling wool items. Ms Wolfe developed public speaking and selling skills which came in handy after she moved to NYC where she then created a successful computer consulting business with her husband, Jon.  Eventually she transitioned out of the technology business.  She now coaches entrepreneurs using her broad experience in small business to help them get unstuck so they can launch and grow an abundant business. She authored the book “Your Business Vision Blueprint: Go from Getting Things Done to Doing Great Things,” and is currently working on a second book.

    Liz says that one of her greatest accomplishments is staying married to her husband for 25 years while running a business with him. Her other talents include raises her two children and playing the ukulele as well as being part of a singing duo entitled Ukulicious.

    • 35 min
    Topically Yours - Fiber Artist Alicia Evans

    Topically Yours - Fiber Artist Alicia Evans

    Deardra Shuler interviews Fiber Artist and former CUNY Adjunct Professor, Alicia Evans..  As a Nature Coordinator, trees are an emblem of Ms Evans cooperation with nature.  She hosted and created with Nassau County AA Museum & the TAAGS Geneology Society, an art workshop for children.  As part of Tree friends, Evans uses the arts to transform her relationship with nature.  As an Events Planner Alicia coordinated a regional youth songwriting contest.  Via her Program the Living Room Exxperience, Evans invited a variety of individuals to talk about current events.  Her work in PR led to work with Proctor & Gamble Hair Care Museum.  Alicia talks about her ife theme of art, the art of conversation, fiber arts, medical acting, living life via art and creatively finding ways to thrive. 

    • 40 min
    Topically Yours - Sacred Art Painter Laura James

    Topically Yours - Sacred Art Painter Laura James

    Deardra Shuler talks with artist & painter Bronxite Laura James.  As a child, Laura spent time at the Brooklyn Public Library where she explored her passion for literature, photography,& later painting. Her African and Caribbean-American heritage & love of stories, design, & color, are all elements in her work. Painting in sacred & secular styles, James exposes the sacrosanct and the ordinary. Her work is timeless.  She has created a diverse body of work of secular and sacred work; icons that expand the collection of stories traditionally painted in this style. James is pleased to help black people see themselves in their sacred texts of  African religions and Christianity, a place where racialized people have curiously been excluded in the west. James illustrated The Book of the Gospels lectionary, published by Liturgy Training Publications in 2001,  In its 2nd edition, the book is used worldwide by numerous Christian denominations. Her religious art is at the forefront of a more inclusive representation of Biblical figures. Ms. James has recently expanded her repertoire to include sacred images from other traditions including the veneration of the Divine Feminine, Yoruba, Buddhism, ancient Islam and Egyptian themes.  A Director of BX200: Bronx Visual Artists Directory, an online database featuring some of the Bronx’s best visual artists. This project is a collaboration with over 200 Bronx artists and organizations. Ms. James has curated numerous exhibitions over the past 30 years. Laura has worked for years on paintings dealing with race & class in America & the Caribbean. Currently she is working on a series of 10  paintings she hopes will show how the past is still being realized in the present https://yale.app.box.com/s/ulqdw7jbckkr7m7a36d1ypt40nmemzfc

    • 37 min
    Topically Yours - Filmmaker Mariette Monpierre

    Topically Yours - Filmmaker Mariette Monpierre

    Host Deardra Shuler interviews Black women in business.  She talks to award-winning Guadeloupean/Parisian filmmaker Mariette Monpierre.  Born in Guadeloupe and raised in Paris, Mariette completed her Masters Degree in Languages and received her BA in Television & Medias at l’Université de Paris-Sorbonne and her graduate degree in American Studies at Smith College in Massachusetts. She began her career as a producer at ad agency BBD&O in New York where she produced commercials for Frito-Lay, Visa, Campbells, Pizza Hut, etc.  Her portfolio includes advertising, feature films, documentaries, shorts, music videos and podcasts.  Her documentary "Knowledge is Power." helped raise HIV/AIDS awareness. Other films include: “Sweet Mickey for President?” that won Best Documentary at the Reel Sisters Film Festival in New York, a short film “Rendez-Vous,” nominated for the Djibril Diop Mambety Award. The film experienced a successful run in several major international film festivals and took her around the world and was featured at the African Diaspora film Festival in New York, to name a few. "Elza" her first feature length film was a New York TImes Critics Pick.  It won several awards, including the 2012 BAFTA Choice Award, The Jury Award for Best Director First Feature at the Pan African Film Festival in LA., the Paul Robeson Award for Best Film of the Diaspora at FESPACO in Burkino Faso in West Africa..  Mariette's documentary, "Between 2 Shores" aired on PBS/World Channel.  Her TV Comedy pilot "Caribbean Girl NYC," aired on FLOW network in the British Caribbean.  Her documentary about Muslims in the West Indies was featured by Frannce Television.

     

     

    • 38 min
    Topically Yours - Goddess Empire CEO and Partner Wanda Dee

    Topically Yours - Goddess Empire CEO and Partner Wanda Dee

    Born in Harlem/raised in the Bronx, Wanda Dee is a performer who co-produces with husband Eric Floyd their Management/Promotion organization, Goddess Empire.  Goddess Empire LLC and Goddess Empire Entertainment is a full scale production company that has been producing Ms Dee's world tours & all-star cavalacade of US & world tours featuring talent such as Eric Floyd's OLD SCHOOL PARTY & Eric Floyd's GRAND DIVAS OF STAGE. None of this would be possible were it not for the revenue Wanda's world tours generate in box office, mercandise,and concession receipts. Notwithstannding Coronavirs, a 2021 tour is planned for the annual Rezerection Festival in New Castle, England. Dee was Hip Hop's 1st female inductee into The Universal Zulu Nation, 1st female Hip Hop DJ cast by HARRY BELAFONTE  in his urban cult classic "BEAT STREET,  Dee was the 1st & only female Rapper signed to The U.K.'s production team of STOCK, AITKEN & WATERMAN on PWL Records, where she debuted "BLUE EYES."   Later Dee was  discovered by KLFs BILL DRUMMOND & JIM CAUTY who enlisted her vocals & writing skill for singles  first initial two hit singles "WHAT TIME IS LOVE?" & "LAST TRAIN TO TRANCENTRAL"on The White Room album..She has had success with single CD releases ("I WANNA SEE YOU SWEAT" / "I LIKE I HARD," "THE GODDESS IS HERE!") Her shows complete w/ exotic dancers are choreographed and staged by her Producer/Husband ERIC FLOYD.  

    • 37 min
    Singer,Activist, Lecturer, Actress Camille Yarbrough

    Singer,Activist, Lecturer, Actress Camille Yarbrough

    Host Deardra Shuler talks with singer/lecturer Camille Yarbrough who is an award-winning performance artist, author, and cultural activist. With a career that spans over sixty years, several continents, countless awards and accolades, and a few generations, Nana Camille has earned legendary status. Her long running TV Show (Ancestor House), via her popular musical CD (also entitled Ancestor House).  Her performances and lectures focus on poetry, music, Black art, spirituality, and culture.  She toured with the Katherine Dunham Company of Dancers, Singers, and Musicians. She taught African Dance and community courses at the CUNY. An accomplished theater actress, she co-starred/toured in Lorraine Hansberry’s To Be Young, Gifted, and Black and did a national tour "God’s Trombones",and danced, sang and acted in the Broadway Musical, Kwamina.She appeared in the soap operas:Where the Heart Is, Search For Tomorrow, Television Special; Soul, CBS Special; Caught in the Middle and Gil Noble’s Like It Is. She also toured in her one-woman show; Tales and Tunes of an African American Griot. ,  

    • 1 hr 10 min

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