Dr. Omotayo Banjo joins Dr. Key to discuss black immigrant experiences in the United States.
A child of Nigerian immigrants, Dr. Banjo is uniquely positioned to write, speak, and educate on topics related to social identity, and social perception, and cultural difference, from an empathic viewpoint.
Dr. Banjo obtained her B.A in Social Psychology and earned her Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Penn State University. Her research focuses on representation and audience responses to racial and cultural media. Her work has been published in several peer reviewed journals and op-eds, and she is the curator of four edited volumes.
Currently she is an associate professor at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Lynnette Moore joined Making It Plain to discuss black health challenges in the light of a pandemic and racism.
Dr. Lynnette Moore, M.D., a physician and wholistic health coach, is board certified in family, internal and obesity medicine. She is passionate about empowering women to achieve optimal health and glow from the inside out, often sharing pearls of knowledge learned from her own personal health journey.
She received her Doctor of Medicine from Morehouse School of Medicine and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Howard University, both with Magna Cum Laude Honors. She completed her Combined Family and Internal Medicine residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Over the past 2 decades, she has helped to empower persons to take charge of their health not only as a physician, but also as a community servant with various local nonprofit organizations.
More recently, she has expanded her plant based nutrition and lifestyle coaching services to Instagram social media, where she is affectionately known as Dr. Lynnette,MD (@dr.lynnettemd).In addition to virtual plant-based cooking classes, she offers lifestyle and kitchen makeovers, where she enjoys teaching others about the healing power of foods and healthy lifestyles to transform illness into wellness.
Dr. Lynnette is married with a daughter, who is currently a first year law student.
Dr. Lorie Johnson discusses black women maternal health and addresses issues of the increased rates in which women die during childbirth and fibroids.
Dr Lorie Johnson is a Board Certified Ob/Gyn with more than 20 years of experience in her field. She is the owner of Just For You Women’’s Healthcare in Locust Grove, Georgia.
Dr Johnson was born and raised in New Jersey. She completed her residency training in Allentown, Pennsylvania at the Lehigh Valley Hospital. Prior to that she received her medical degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia, and her bachelor’s degree was obtained at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr Johnson practiced in Pennsylvania for a few years until 2009, when she and her family relocated to Georgia to start her own practice.
Dr Lorie, as she is called by most of her patients, has a passion for educating women about their bodies and helping to bridge the gap between women and the medical establishment. She frequently appears on various programs speaking on a variety of women’s health topics. Her expertise has also been featured in several magazines including Cosmopolitan and Madame Noire.
Dr Lorie has traveled to Africa on several occasions to serve in medical missions and also participates with local organizations to serve the less fortunate. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
In her spare time, she loves to write, travel, attend concerts and spend time with her family and friends.
Denitra Townsend Gregory joins us from Detroit to discuss the art and style of black fashion. We journey through time to discuss trends created by black people. We explore current trends and how the pandemic has influenced fashion. Image consultant, Denitra, shares her role and why individuals should consider a consultant.
In this episode, Sherron Washington, marketing expert discusses branding for professionals and entrepreneurs. She shares secrets to how black people have sustained and increased revenues through branding in the pandemic.
Dr. Key interview's Tarra Jackson AKA Madam Money. She is a personal financial expert, author and creator of Dualpreneur. In this episode she lends her financial expertise to tell the audience how to finance their dream. This episode is focused on entrepreneurship and how anyone can add entrepreneurial endeavors to their brand.
29.1% of African American women experience victimization by a intimate partner. It is 35% higher than white females. In this episode of Making it Plain we discuss warning signs and challenges faced by black women with our guest Neisha Himes, advocate and founder of Grow Foundation.
Dr. Marvin Chiles, professor of African American History at Old Dominion University joins us for a discussion of the 1619 project. In this episode, Dr. Key shares her experience interviewing Nicole Hannah-Jones while exploring critical black history truths and myths.
This episode of Making it Plain with Dr. Key is focused on Sisterhood. Dr. Tanjia Coleman, expert in organizational development and diversity and inclusion, joins the discussion to discuss ways in which she has fostered sisterhood in her networks and the important of sisterhood among black women.
Erica Savage Wilson, founder and host of Savage Politics join us to discuss politics and issues that influence black voters. As a regular on Roland Martin Unfiltered, she recently interviewed ICE CUBE and discusses her experience with him. In addition, she shares helpful voting tips and her expertise on the black vote.