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A Co-Ed Conversation About Love: Part 1

9/11/2018
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Communication challenges between men and women can lead to adverse affects in dating, relationships and marriage. Tonights guests are a team of change agents dedicated to bridging the gaps between men and women and creating healthier relationships. The dialogue will be eye-opening and extremely engaging. Special guests: Tasha Champion Kenneth and Bianca Page Register for their upcoming event "A Co-Ed Conversation About Love": http://www.loveconversation.eventbrite.com Learn more about Donta...

Duration:01:27:33

Sex with PrEP: Let's Talk.

7/31/2018
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There is a saying "No Glove, No Love" but how many actually hold fast to that mantra. People love sex; some more than others and in the heat of the moment decisions are made that can place one at-risk for exposure to HIV. In addition, there are sero-discordant couples (one living with HIV, one HIV negative) that would love to engage in risk-free condomless sex. Truvada for PrEP provides 92%-99% reduction in HIV risk for HIV-negative individuals who take the pills every day as directed. If a...

Duration:00:39:21

HIV: Stigma, Ignorance, and Education.

7/24/2018
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In the early 80's HIV was introduced to the masses and to-date more than 70 million people have been infected and about 35 million people have died. Yet, the amount of ignorance, stigma, and shame related to infection is ever present. Many have no idea how the virus is transmitted and some still view it as a 'gay disease'. Those living with HIV fear being outed and will even avoid getting into care. It is time for a change. It is time for heightened awareness. Let's talk. Learn more about...

Duration:01:22:28

To Spank or Not to Spank: Child Discipline 101.

6/19/2018
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What methods should be used to discipline a child? I’m from the ‘go get the belt era’ but they’re saying that’s a form of child abuse. I also heard the certain non-physical punishments are cruel and mentally damaging. So, what’s best: a conversation at the dinner table while sharing a latte? I’m asking because I am seeing a lot of unruly, disrespectful, bad a** children go unscathed. Listen in or join the dialogue about spanking. Is it a necessary component of child rearing? This will be a...

Duration:01:20:28

S.L.A.Y: Simply Live As You.

6/5/2018
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Many people are living false-lives in order to feel accepted by others who are also living unauthentically. That needs to change. Tanesha 'Ms. TEE' Welch is a self-care advocate and empowerment enthusiast who will share how to S.L.A.Y (Simply Live As You) regardless of who may judge. Tune in and get motivated. For more info on Tanesha visit: https://www.taneshawelch.com/ For more info on Dontá, visit: http://www.dontamorrison.com Follow Dontá on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Instagram

Duration:01:08:13

Living in Truth Unashamed

5/22/2018
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Many people walk around wearing a mask. Fearful of being judged, ostracized, or alienated if the essence of who they really are is discovered. This is especially true for LGBT persons. The traumas associated with living inauthentic are many and can hinder ones ability to live positive. Special guest Margena Carter is going to provide useful tools and tips on how to overcome those fears and walk in the God given fullness of who you are. Visit Margena's website: http://www.margenacarter.com...

Duration:01:07:08

The Joy of Pilates with Lenise Jay

5/8/2018
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Summer 2018 is swiftly approaching. The season to wear less clothes and show more skin. Are you ready? This episode will discuss fitness from a new angle and encourage lifestyle changes that can continue long after the swimsuits are back in the drawer. Pilates instructor Lenise Jay is going to grace The Dontá Show and raise our awareness about the art of Pilates. If you're ready for a new routine, this episode will get you prepared. For more info about Dontá, visit:...

Duration:01:03:18

Preparing to Quit: A Discussion with Shaneisha Dodson

5/1/2018
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Shaneisha Dodson walked away from a six-figure salary to pursue her dream of being a playwright. She prepared to quit and through a series of (good and bad) circumstances eventually became the founder of Black Girlz Productions, an award-winning production company. On this episode, she will share her story of perseverance, commitment, and faith in hopes of inspiring those who desire to do the same. Learn more about Shaneisha by visiting: https://www.blackgirlzproductions.com/ceo Learn more...

Duration:00:57:49

Bedroom Yawn: Unnecessarily Boring Sex.

4/10/2018
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What do you do when you are too scared to unleash your inner freak? Are you scared of being judged? Do you want to let loose but fear how your partner will look at you? Is the bedroom all you need it to be, or is only one person satisfied? These and many more questions will be discussed on this episode of The Dontá Show. Special Guest is the very outspoken A Jay Spencer. http://www.dontamorrison.com

Duration:01:27:42

Living in Truth: The Power in Being Yourself.

4/3/2018
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Many people go through life lying to impress. Lying to stay relevant. Lying to fit in. Yet, oftentimes, the liar feels trapped in their made up world, unable to find a way of escape; longing to share their truth with those who deserve to know. Join Dontá and Kwame Corbett (Co-host of Blaze Entertainment Podcast) as they discuss the challenges associated with trying to keep up the facade. It will be an enlightening exchange that will hopefully encourage someone to step out from behind the...

Duration:01:18:28

HIV: Is It A Crime?

3/20/2018
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This will be a fiery episode filled with thought and opinion. Should people living with HIV who do not disclose their status be convicted of a felony? Certain states have passed new laws which lower it from felony to a misdemeanor. Yet, some feel that it should still remain in alignment with attempted murder. It is a topic of controversy that many are passionate about. What say ye? For more info about Dontá visit: http://www.dontamorrison.com

Duration:01:03:09

Get Motivated with Mitchell Levy

3/6/2018
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Mitchell Levy (pronounced Lee Vee) is The AHA Guy at AHAthat who is a people publisher that empowers thought leaders to share their genius. He is an accomplished Entrepreneur who has created twenty businesses in Silicon Valley including four publishing companies that have published over 800 books. Mitchell is a TEDx speaker and internationally bestselling author of fifty-eight business books. He's provided strategic consulting to over one hundred companies, has advised over five hundred CEOs...

Duration:01:13:49

Young, Gifted, and Black: Zion Ervin

2/27/2018
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To close out Black History month I am interviewing Zion Ervin. A 15 year old from Los Angeles who has launched a non-profit organization aimed at helping underprivileged youth. Her company 'Ervin Laces' is a donation based shoe store that provides shoes to youth in need. Understanding the financial diificulties some parents/guardians face when it comes to purchasing quality shoes for their children she asked friends and family to donate well kep pairs of unwanted shoes. The overflow received...

Duration:00:54:56

LaToiya Williams...Love, Life, and Music.

2/13/2018
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LaToiya Williams has one of the most recognized voices in urban R&B. She has worked with everyone from Snoop Dogg to the incomparable Glady's Knight, all the while remaining true to her roots and extremely humble. Listen is as we discuss her life, love for music and upcoming project entitled Blue Rose. It will be a pre-Valentine's Day discussion you don't want to miss. Listen to her latest song Vintage Love by clicking here. Visit Dontá's website: click here

Duration:00:47:40

Tangie Ambrose: Overcoming and Becoming

1/30/2018
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Tangie Ambrose is an American artist, actress, filmmaker, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker who has always dreamed of doing her one-woman show! On her 50th birthday, the dream became a reality and received rave reviews. 'TANGIE' a triumphant tale filled with 'Angel Moments' that stem from her tear-jerkingly transparent personal testimony has toured the nation and touched the hearts of many. Listen in as Tangie shares why this endeavor was important for her and the message she has for...

Duration:01:15:18

Mental Matters: Special Guest Marty Sellers

1/23/2018
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Mental health matters but, for some, the stigma associated with seeing a therapist outweighs their decision to schedule some much needed "couch time". This episode will discuss those stigmas, the consequences of ignoring mental stressors, and how to combat those emotional triggers that place us in a worn mental state. Special guest: Martinez (Marty) Sellers. Licensed Mental Health Therapist. For more information about Martinez Sellers visit: https://www.marsellconsulting.com/ For more...

Duration:01:20:48

Noise vs. A Beautiful Sound: A Heartfelt Discussion About Gospel Music.

1/9/2018
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There are many forms of gospel music. Each genre designed for a specific form of worship and audience. However, in trying to please all, do we fail to please God? Join me as I have a conversation with gospel singer and songwriter Dwayne Johnson. We will dialogue about the current state of gospel music, it's evolution, impact, effectiveness; and what is missing in today's rotation. We will also discuss the challenges many artists face when trying to succeed in the industry while staying true...

Duration:01:05:57

Jason McGee: Gospel Music vs. The Gospel Industry.

11/21/2017
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Gospel music is a genre of Christian music. The creation, performance, significance, and even the definitions of gospel music varies according to culture and social context. Gospel music is composed and performed for many purposes, including aesthetic pleasure, religious or ceremonial purposes, and as an entertainment product for the marketplace. Gospel music usually has dominant vocals (often with strong use of harmony) with Christian lyrics. Jason McGee has made a name for himself within...

Duration:01:25:57

Love, Healing, and The Black Church

11/14/2017
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Author, empowerment coach, and change agent Kevin E. Taylor joins Dontá Morrison for a candid conversation about religious violence, church hurt, and the power of love. On the heels of a United Nations Historic Interfaith Diaogue that brought LGBTQI religious leaders together, Taylor shares his passion for healing and reconciliation within the Black church; as well as the power of love. It is an important conversation that will change lives and mindsets. If you have been hurt by the church,...

Duration:01:24:58

A White in America

10/31/2017
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America is in turmoil and the world is watching. Almost every 'ism' known is at the forefront of conversation, but the one that stands out most is racism. Unfortunately, the blue-eyed allies in the fight for unity are often overlooked and made to feel fully responsible for the actions of their Caucasian counterparts. This episode welcomes a dialogue often ignored but much needed. How do some whites really feel about America, their privilege, and the goal to make her 'great' again? Special...

Duration:01:23:28