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With over 22 years of community development experience, Braswell is the executive director of Fathers Incorporated, a company he formed in 2004. Since its inception, the agency's main focus has been on the development of support services for fathers through the capacity building of not-for-profit organizations and education of the broader public, to include policy makers, government, business, faith-based and philanthropists. Braswell has also authored “When The Tear Won’t Fall–One Man's Journey Through the Intimate Struggles of Manhood and Fatherhood." His long-time radio show was recently renamed as "Ties Never Broken-OnAir!" to match the agency's campaign of the same name. The show is now part of the Tavis Smiley Network on BlogTalkRadio.

With over 22 years of community development experience, Braswell is the executive director of Fathers Incorporated, a company he formed in 2004. Since its inception, the agency's main focus has been on the development of support services for fathers through the capacity building of not-for-profit organizations and education of the broader public, to include policy makers, government, business, faith-based and philanthropists. Braswell has also authored “When The Tear Won’t Fall–One Man's Journey Through the Intimate Struggles of Manhood and Fatherhood." His long-time radio show was recently renamed as "Ties Never Broken-OnAir!" to match the agency's campaign of the same name. The show is now part of the Tavis Smiley Network on BlogTalkRadio.
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With over 22 years of community development experience, Braswell is the executive director of Fathers Incorporated, a company he formed in 2004. Since its inception, the agency's main focus has been on the development of support services for fathers through the capacity building of not-for-profit organizations and education of the broader public, to include policy makers, government, business, faith-based and philanthropists. Braswell has also authored “When The Tear Won’t Fall–One Man's Journey Through the Intimate Struggles of Manhood and Fatherhood." His long-time radio show was recently renamed as "Ties Never Broken-OnAir!" to match the agency's campaign of the same name. The show is now part of the Tavis Smiley Network on BlogTalkRadio.

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Episodes

Fatherhood, Cops and Single Families

1/9/2018
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Fatherhood is driving a hugely diverse conversation. Heather Mac Donald Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal. She is a recipient of the 2005 Bradley Prize. Mac Donald’s work at City Journal has covered a range of topics, including higher education, immigration, policing, homelessness and homeless advocacy, criminal-justice reform, and race relations. Her writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal,...

Duration:00:28:35

Lisa (Lisa Lee) Counts - "History of Girls in Hip-Hop"

5/9/2015
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Friday, May 8th, 7pm Lisa (Lisa Lee) Counts Queen of Hip Hop Member of Zulu Nation, Soul Sonic Force & US Girls "History of Girls in Hip-Hop" Lisa Lee Counts, better known as Zulu Queen Lisa Lee is a founding member of the Zulu Nation. In addition to being a founding member of the SoulSonic Force and Cosmic Force, Zulu Queen Lisa Lee was also featured in the seminal hip-hop films "Beat Street" and "Wild Style." Zulu Queen Lisa Lee currently resides in Virginia. Topics include: comparing New...

Duration:00:38:23

Dr. Jawanza Kunjunfu - "Raising Black Girls"

5/8/2015
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Thursday, May 7th, 7pm Dr. Jawanza Kunjunfu "Raising Black Girls" Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu is an educational consultant with African American Images. He is constantly on the lecture circuit with over 30 different workshops, addressing students, parents, teachers, churches and community residents. He is he author of more than 37 books, to include “Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys,” “Hip Hop Street Curriculum: Keeping It Real,” The Black College Survival Guide; just to name a few.

Duration:00:21:02

Cassandra Mack - Why Do Black Girls Rock?

5/7/2015
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Wednesday, May 6th, 7pm Cassandra Mack CEO of Strategies for Empowered Living "Girl Power: What Makes a Black Girl Rock?" Cassandra Mack, MSW is the founder and President of Strategies for Empowered Living Inc. a New York based personal development company that offers educational workshops, coaching programs, consultation services and products designed to help people succeed in life and grow.

Duration:00:35:06

Intergenerational Conversations about Girls

4/21/2015
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April 20th, 2015; 7pm Princess Best Founder, Princess Best Speaks & R.O.Y.A.L. Voices Topic: Intergenerational Conversations about Girls Princess Best is a multi-faceted artist who has dedicated her many talents to advocating for the enhancement leadership, health and communication of young girls and women, She is the founder of Princess Best Speaks (PBS) and R.O.Y.A.L. Voices (Readying Our Young Aspiring Leaders. Best's platform and programming focus on expanding the leadership capacity of...

Duration:00:30:37

Hip Hop and Today's Girls with Toni Blackman

4/14/2015
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Toni Blackman CEO & Founder at Rhyme like a Girl and artist/writer/educator Topic: "Hip Hop and Today's Girls" Toni is an international champion of hip-hop culture. An award-winning artist, her steadfast work and commitment to hip-hop led the U.S. Department of State to select her to work as the first ever hip-hop artist to work as an American Cultural Specialist. This multi-talented woman has been listed in ESSENCE Magazine’s listing of “30 Women to Watch.”

Duration:00:36:04

Daughters of Men: The Importance of Fatherhood and Girls

4/7/2015
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April 6th, 7pm Rachel Vassel; Author "Daughters of Men: The Importance of Fatherhood and Girls" Rachel Vassel is the author of the award-winning book "Daughters of Men: Portraits of African American Women and their Fathers," a moving collection of beautiful photographs and inspirational essays about the role fathers play in the lives of successful Black women. From Beyonce Knowles to Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice, Leah Ward Sears, many African American women attribute much of their...

Duration:00:34:15

When Love Hurts: Making Your Pain Your Foot Stool

3/31/2015
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Monday, March 30th, 7pm Meshelle "Indie Mom of Comedy” Comedienne/Award Winning Playwright/Author/ "When Love Hurts: Making Your Pain Your Foot Stool" Often times we find ourselves in situations where love hurts. It paralyzes us into believing that a better life can't be obtained. Our girls love and they love hard. Understanding how to overcome hurt is important for their self-esteem. Join us for this critical discussion.

Duration:00:41:23

Is Prince Charming Dead? Marriage Prospects for Girls?

3/24/2015
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Special Guest: Nisa Muhammad Co-founder of Black Marriage Day and CEO of Wedded Bliss Foundation Is A Knight in Shining Amour and a fairy tale wedding still a realistic goal for our daughters? This show will address love, dating and marriage for our girls. Nisa's organization helps teens, singles and couples develop healthy relationships and healthy marriages to improve their lives, better the outcomes for children and create stronger communities.

Duration:00:32:53

Dr. Jeff Gardere | "Impact of Fatherlessness on Girls"

3/17/2015
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Dr. Jeff Gardere is America’s Psychologist Dr. Jeff is one of the most widely sought-after experts in the field of mental health. In addition to having a private practice in Manhattan, he has garnered a reputation as being a top motivational and keynote speaker, empowerment and media coach. He was also an instrumental voice in Fathers Incorporated's documentary "Spitin Anger"

Duration:00:33:34

Girls and Mental Health - Dr. Janet Taylor

3/10/2015
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Dr. Janet Taylor is a community Pyschiatrist in New York City, the Bronx and Queens. She is a frequently invited speaker on the subjects of Minority Health, Stress Management, Parenting and Work-Life Balance

Duration:00:32:26

Giving Yourself Permission - Life Doesn't Get Started by Itself!

2/3/2015
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Pennie Murray is an accomplished corporate executive trainer and speaker, with a list of pretty impressive achievements. She fulfilled a childhood dream by serving as a law enforcement officer, owned a successful retail business, was a radio talk show host on a major radio station. If you’re tired of being in the shadow of guilt and shame; if you’re fed up of letting fear manipulate your quality of life; if you’ve had enough of the constant noise of self-doubt; if you realize that you’ve...

Duration:00:44:10

Roosevelt Mitchell - Author of "Kayden Is Different"

1/27/2015
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Roosevelt Mitchell III, M.Ed. was born and raised with a disability exactly like Kayden. He is also the author of "Diary of a Disability Scholar." Today Roosevelt is a Doctoral Candidate, Public Speaker, Disability Advocate,Elementary Special Education Teacher for the St. Louis Public School District and President of the RMIII Foundation, a foundation that focuses on normalizing disability in mainstream society. For more information visit http://disabilityscholar.com

Duration:00:31:21

National Save Our Sons Night - Open Air Call

1/22/2015
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Follow up information to the National Save our Sons Night on February 6th.

Duration:00:45:06

Failing Our Fathers w/ Dr. Ronald Mincy

1/13/2015
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Ronald B. Mincy, PhD, is the Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice at the Columbia University School of Social Work and Director of the Center for Research on Fathers, Children and Family Well-Being (CRFCFW). Failing Our Fathers summarizes the most recent quantitative and qualitative research, and undertakes new analyses to fill in important gaps, to produce a comprehensive picture of who these fathers are, what types of relationships they have with their...

Duration:00:34:28

National Save Our Sons Night - Open Call

12/31/2014
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With the recent events around the country involving black boys and men, we thought it was time to show a different kind of protest. One that reveals the engaging and active relationships between Fathers and Sons in all of our communities. Friday, February 6th will be NATIONAL SAVE OUR SONS NIGHT. On this evening we encourage Fathers to find ways to spend a significant amount of teachable and fun time with their sons.

Duration:00:56:59

A Journey through the making of Spit'in Anger

2/4/2014
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TONIGHT (7 p.m.) .A Chat with Kenneth Braswell on Ties Never Broken OnAir with host Edward Lawson. Join us for a talk about the making of "Spit'in Anger" The Documentary. You can call in to speak with the host or listen to the show at (347) 884-8731

Duration:00:46:34

Finding Your Power in 2014 - Dr. Alfonso Wyatt

1/14/2014
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A motivational word for 2014 by Rev. Dr. Alfonso Wyatt.

Duration:01:28:55

A Year in Black: African Americans in the 2013 News

1/7/2014
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In this show we take a look back at 2013. What a year for African Americans. Zimmerman Verdict, Kanye West, Oprah Wifrey, Fatherhood and more.

Duration:01:31:55

Finding the Strength to Fight the Powers in 2014

12/31/2013
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Dr. Alfonso Wyatt Dr. Alfonso Wyatt, a public theologian, scholar and master orator/storyteller has spent four decades of his life serving as: mentor, counselor, educator, youth program developer, foundation executive, policy advisor, advocate, community organizer, consultant, national leader/role model and now retired elder statesman in the field. Over that same span of time he has proudly and assiduously mentored three generations of present day dynamic leaders in the public, private and...

Duration:01:26:33