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Featured panelists include Larry Scott-Walker, Executive Director, THRIVE Support Services; Dr. Nii-Quarterlai Quartey, Senior Advisor & National LGBT Liason, AARP; and Antoine B. Craigwell, President & CEO, Depressed Black Gay Men. This event was broadcast live via @rollingout Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. There is a new Health topic every week. To register for future weekly…

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Each year during the month of October we turn our focus to bringing awareness to breast cancer in women, but now with the news of Mathew Knowles‘ diagnosis, we are alarmed by the cases of breast cancer in Black men. Breast cancer is a disease that primarily affects women and occurs when cells in the…

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Michael Glover began his career in the food industry with the McDonald’s Corporation. He took full advantage of the opportunities for further training, mostly on the job, but with highly qualified members of staff from the McDonald’s corporation. Success in business and the challenge to rise above the life of the streets in order to…

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is calling on the Arizona Department of Corrections to lift its ban on Paul Butler’s book “Chokehold: Policing Black Men.” According to the ACLU, it had recently come to to the organization’s attention that Butler’s book was prohibited inside correctional facilities across the state. Butler is a Black professor…

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Detroit native Andre L. Johnson is president and chief executive officer of the Detroit Recovery Project, a multi-service nonprofit that provides a wide spectrum of support services to the city’s recovery community. Such services include GED preparation; 12-step support groups; housing assistance; job readiness and employment assistance; and HIV prevention, testing and counseling services. Since its…

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Father and community advocate Robert Shakhan is a recovery coach for the Detroit Recovery Project Inc. His passion is bringing healing to people who have experienced trauma or severe life stressors due to drug addiction. As a certified drug and alcohol counselor, Shakhan is trained in treatment, recovery support and relapse prevention. He will be one…

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Kevin Johnson holds a Ph.D. in medical sociology, a master’s degree in family sociology and a bachelor of science degree in public affairs. He is a licensed social worker and certified peer support specialist and has practiced and served as a director, therapist, case manager and behavioral specialist in the health and human services arena for…

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Dr. Joe Johnson

Any conversation concerning pursuing your purpose is a conversation that author and speaker Dr. Joe Johnson can engage in. With two books under his belt and decades of counseling and speaking experience, Johnson has mastered his purpose, which is to help others discover and pursue their own. Discussing key topics such as pursuing purpose over…

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Houston movie director Courtney Glaude is breaking barriers in the film industry. His film Row received recognition at the Los Angeles Short Film Festival (LASFF) for Best Drama 2017. He recently partnered with the content vault Vimeo to present his new series Amygdala. Amygdala reflects our 21st century co-existence with school shootings, HIV, and domestic violence. Amygdala touches on…

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  Berto “TPG” Horne, a Detroit native and Morehouse man, uses his platform to travel around the country hosting speaking engagements, curating upscale events and endorsing signature brands. When he’s not busy traveling, you can find him mentoring students in the Junior Achievement Academy at Atlanta’s Frederick Douglass High School. In the fall of 2018, Berto is…

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