Vibin' with Tonza

Vibin' with Tonza

There is power in being a part of a community where people are having open and honest conversations about our experiences here on earth. VIBIN' about LIFE, LOVE, EMPOWERMENT!... Show More

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UNC Chapel Hill Senior Forward Garrison Brooke is from Lafayette, Alabama. After a hard-working season, Brooks was selected to the Second Team All-ACC and was named Most Improved Player. While some may just see a basketball player, Brooks has another level to him. I enjoyed sitting down and talking to this young man about issues prevalent in our society today. Tune in to hear what Garrison has to say.


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Find out: Are they offended by the term "Power Couple". How Taylor Made Publishing came to be. The cool people that the Taylors have met. How their family trip to Africa affected their lives.
Want to purchase books by G. Todd Taylor? Simply click on the link https://www.taylormadenc.com/

ABOUT GARRETT AND DIANE TAYLOR
G. TODD TAYLOR is a self-described Social-preneur who focuses on developing businesses that grow and strength...

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We are living proof that it is possible to peacefully co-exist and truly get along after a break up when you still share the responsibility of parenting a child. Tune in as we talk about our journey as a blended family.

GUESTS:

Alyssa Hopson - The reason we are blending. She is the head of our family tree! :-)
Dorsey Hopson - Alyssa's dad. He resides in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to Alyssa, he is dad to Robbie and Little Dors...

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How did Tanya push herself to take the leap and transition from her legal career to running her own website, My Forking Life? Tune in to hear!

ABOUT TANYA HARRIS-FLEMING, ESQ.
Tanya is an Attorney turned food blogger who shares quick, easy, and delicious recipes on her blog, Myforkinglife.com. She started her blog while she worked as an Assistant Public Defender and built it to an audience of over a million readers per month. She now...

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You all asked, and I listened! This was such a rich conversation about mental health, you definitely need to tune in. Keischa and I had very candid discussions about
- the impact that the "super mom" mentality has on our daughters,
-the impact that the "super mom" mentality has on our own psyche's,
-what we can be doing as parents to support our children,
-the state of mental health treatment in the African-America...

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Tune in to PART II of my conversation with these young ladies during our time of social distancing.
Crossing generational lines to see what Gen Zs think about women's empowerment, feminism, etc.
 
Cache' Bisasor is a senior at Cornell University and hails from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her major is Biology and Society.

Alyssa Hopson is a junior at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and hails from Windsor, North Car...

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I love chatting it up with young women. They oftentimes make me look at things from a different perspective. 
Since COVID-19 has impacted our daily lives in a major way I decided to touch base with 3 young women located in different parts of the country to see how they are being affected by this epidemic. Of course, I couldn't let them leave without talking about women's empowerment, crabs in a barrel, and vulnerability.

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The conversation with Binta Kindle was so good I had to share Part II with you. Hear how she is living with intention and being present.  8 months ago she and her husband sold everything they couldn't take with them, packed their bags, and moved from Atlanta, Ga to Valencia, Spain.

About Binta Kindle:
In 2005 Binta graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana with a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish. After working for a number of...

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It is official, my cousin and her family are ex-pats! After deciding that she wanted to be more present as a wife and a mom Binta Kindle took a leap of faith and walked away from her position as a Vice President- Senior Relationship Manager with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Once their home in Atlanta was sold, the Kindles packed their bags, hopped on a flight and settled down 4500 miles away from Atlanta, Georgia in Valencia, Spa...

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March 10, 2020 25 min

Get into the mind of a couple of Millenials on this episode of Vibin' With Tonza.

ABOUT MY GUESTS:
Alyssa is my mini-me :-). Alyssa is currently a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill with a double major in public policy and political science. Like a lot of college students, she is always excited when mom comes to visit so that I can take her to her favorite restaurant, Kanki. As she grows into a young woman I can definitely tell that Alyss...

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Women's History Month is here and I am continuing my conversation with the Women Warriors! Be sure to tune in for Part II.

Judge Brenda Branch was appointed District Court Judge for Halifax County in January 2007.  She ran unopposed in her election bids in 2008, 2012 and 2016.  Judge Branch was appointed as the first African American and first female Chief District Court Judge in Halifax County in August 2008 and the first femal...

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What better way to end Black History Month and head into Women's History Month!
Tune in and join us as these Women Warriors have honest conversations about life, love, and empowerment.

Judge Brenda Branch was appointed District Court Judge for Halifax County in January 2007.  She ran unopposed in her election bids in 2008, 2012 and 2016.  Judge Branch was appointed as the first African American and first female Chief District Co...

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Raised by his grandmother in the Indian Woods community of Bertie County, North Carolina, Cy A. Grant Sr. graduated from Bertie Senior High School in 1973 and went on to earn his bachelor's degree from North Carolina Central University in 1977. After working for a year as an Assistant Local Government Coordinator with the Mid-East Regional Planning Agency, Cy decided to apply to law school. Accepted into UNC School of Law and N...

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With February 14, 2020, being just 2 days away, I decided to interrupt my regularly scheduled program to bring you this special Valentine's Edition of Vibin' With Tonza.

As a hopeless romantic, I strongly believe in the power of connection and love. After 15 years Garrett Taylor and his wife, Diane Taylor, are connected and still very much in love.

ABOUT GARRETT AND DIANE TAYLOR
G. TODD TAYLOR is a self-described Social-prene...

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Raised by his grandmother in the Indian Woods community of Bertie County, North Carolina, Cy A. Grant Sr. graduated from Bertie Senior High School in 1973 and went on to earn his bachelor's degree from North Carolina Central University in 1977. After working for a year as an Assistant Local Government Coordinator with the Mid-East Regional Planning Agency, Cy decided to apply to law school. Accepted into UNC School of Law and N...

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In this episode of Vibin' with Tonza, I continued my conversation with 12-year-old Marvel Hero, The Incredible Elijah Lee and also had a chance to speak to his mother, Jessica Lee.  
This is a kid that is on a mission to make sure all children are protected! 

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In this episode of Vibin' with Tonza, I continued my conversation with “Power Couple” Montre and Teresa Freeman to talk about life and love. Tune in to hear what Teresa's love language is and what turns Montre on!

ABOUT THIS “POWER COUPLE”

Montre is a native of Bertie County and he is a proud product of Bertie County Schools where both his mother & father have served as educators for over 25 years. He is the oldest son of...

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In this episode of Vibin' with Tonza, I sat down with “Power Couple” Montre and Teresa Freeman to talk about life and love. The connection and love is so obvious when you are in the presence of this couple. Be sure to tune in! 

ABOUT THIS “POWER COUPLE”

Montre is a native of Bertie County and he is a proud product of Bertie County Schools where both his mother & father have served as educators for over 25 years. He is the old...

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In this episode of Vibin' with Tonza, I sat down with 12-year-old Marvel Hero, The Incredible Elijah Lee and his mother, Jessica Lee.  This is a kid that is on a mission to make sure all children are protected! 
This interview is nothing short of AMAZING. In fact, it seems that is the only word that I can think of while I am in this young man's presence.  

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