The Dynamics of Colorism Talk Radio launches The TACO Series

Beginning on August 8, 2013, The Dynamics of Colorism Talk Radio will begin the TACO (talking about colorism out in the open) Series. The Dynamics of Colorism Talk Radio airs live every Thursday at 8pm EST and is hosted by Dr. Donnamaria Culbrethand produced by the Intraracial Colorism Project, Inc.

Episodes scheduled for August and September of 2013 include the following:

Episode 1: Thursday, August 8, 2013. Raising Children of Color in an Era Still Plagued by Racism and Colorism. Guest: Dr. Robyn Brown-Manning, author of “We Don’t Give Birth to Thugs: We Give Birth to Children”.

Episode 2: Thursday, August 15, 2013 Beginnings: Guest, Dr. Walter Greason, author of Suburban Erasure.

Episode 3: Thursday, August 22, 2013: Finding Middle Ground: Why Diversity Matters Now More than Ever. Guests: Ms. Jennifer Jacobs and Ms. Berenice Mabrey-Ojo, Founder of The Diversity Race.

Episode 4: Thursday, August 29, 2013: Loving My Color: Colorism and Standards of Beauty. Guests: Dr. Franchiska Garrett and Dr. Natalye Pearson-Trammell

Episode 5: Thursday, September 5, 2013. Colorism, Pre-Teens, Teens and Self-Esteem. Guests: Dr. Natalye Pearson-Trammell and Dr. Franchiska Garrett

Episode 6: Thursday, September 12, 2013: When Colorism Hurts.

Episode 7: Thursday, September 19, 2013: Conscious and Unconscious Colorism.

Episode 8: Thursday, September 26, 2013: Building Your Bridge and Moving On.

People of Color and Diabetes

Join Dr. Culbreth and guests Mrs. Ruth Pierce, Founder, The Black Diabetic Foundation and Mrs. Denine Rogers, President, HEPSA Living Healthy and Secretary of the National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition  for a discussion on diabetes and people of color.

Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 8pm EST on The Dynamics of Colorism Talk Radio


Mrs. Ruth Pierce

Mrs. Pierce is a retired nurse and founder of The Black Diabetic Foundation.

Mrs. Denine Rogers, RD, LD

Mrs. Rogers is the Secretary for the National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition. She is also the owner of a Integrative Health Consulting practice called HEPSA Living Healthy ( Her passion with her consulting practice is to bridge the gap of Complementary and Alternative Medicine with Allopathic Medicine along with Cultural and Diversity practices.  Mrs. Rogers finished her roles as the Chairperson for the African American Committee Interest Group of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Diversity Leader and Mentor for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, FACE for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for 2012-2013, Diversity Chair for Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Nutritional Consultant for Fuel Up to Play 60 program.  Currently, she is working as a Nutritional Consultant for Wellpoint.

Discussion topics will include:

  • Importance of Wellness Exams/Physicals
  • Diagnosis/Prognosis
  • Support (family and friends)
  • Diabetes management
  • Food choices and cooking methods
  • Exercise
  • Organic farming
  • Taking responsibility and accountability for your health
  • Living healthy (diet and exercise)
  • The benefits of healthy lifestyle changes.

Link to the show to listen live online:  Diabetes and People of Color

Speak with the host, Dr. Culbreth and guests: ask questions, comment, etc. by calling:


Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth

The Dynamics of Colorism Talk Radio


Due to technical problems with Blog Talk Radio (now identified as malicious attacks on their servers), The Dynamics of Colorism was not able to produce shows originally scheduled for April 18th and April 25th. According to Blog Talk Radio, the servers have been secured and shows may commence. We have scheduled a test episode for tomorrow evening. If the test is successful we will reschedule shows, update the calendar of upcoming shows and proceed with our weekly broadcast on Thursday, May 2, 2013. The topic for Thursday, May 2, 2013 is “Colorism within the Asian Community” with guest, Professor Julie Jung-Kim.

Please accept my sincere apology for any inconvenience to guests as well as listeners. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

The best is yet to come!

Continued Success!
Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth