Dr Kokayi interviews Kevin Powell, author and activist. The topic revolves around the reality of Black Men in this country and what it takes to successfully raise a black male child. Kevin Powell shares his backround and how he came to develop the Black Male Handbook and what he has encountered in his travels around the country. A college student that Dr Kokayi mentors Bafemi Silver also shares his journey. Kevin Powell shares an insightful analysis of where things stand at present and how the internal emotional and physical detoxification and nourishing is just as important as dealing with external inequalities.
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Dr. Kokayi talks to Dr. Parris Kidd, international recognized nutrition educator, about the connection between the lack of functioning within a cell membrane and how it affects the body. The conversation moves from environmental toxicity and it’s affects to the autism-add spectrum along with powerful steps to take to lead children who suffer from it to wellness. With an outlined plan, it is best to have a pen in hand for this one. You can also read the articles spoken about at Dr. Kidd’s website.
Dr Kokayi focuses on fitness training featuring the revolutionary slow burn fitness program of Frederick Hahn. Mr Hahn lays out the science of why calorie exercise programs fail and can actually cause you to gain more weight as your metabolism slows because of the loss of muscle mass. Through focusing on strength training one can increase muscle mass from childhood to old age. In fact this program is being offered as part of WBAI’s fund raising drive with the premiums being Mr Hahn’s Strong Kids Healthy Kids book and a three DVD package on the slow burn method. With Mr Hahn’s scientifically proven method thirty minutes a week, yes a week, helps the body to reset its metabolic weight and you can gain lean body mass and lose fat.
Dr Kokayi explores the field of midwifery and how its being impacted by the medical establishment. The legacy of black midwives is discussed with his three guest midwives along with the fact that the field is changing, becoming more academic and less hands on. Dr Kokayi points out that the US has a higher infant mortality rate than Cuba and how the nature of a holistic intake and care helps to lower this. Along with their discussion is the reference to the Black midwifery conference â€œReclaiming the Wise Woman Withinâ€, occurring a few days after this radio appearance.