Being a person of color in the entertainment industry brings forth a complex tapestry of experiences and challenges. Despite significant strides toward diversity and inclusion, systemic barriers persist. There is a constant need for a person of color to prove their worth. However, compared to decades ago, there has been growth and their presence and talent continue to redefine the industry inspiring a new generation of diverse voices and pushing for authentic storytelling that reflects the richness and diversity of the human experience.
In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Flobo Boyce about Being a Person of Color in the Entertainment Industry
Flobo Boyce is a comedian, broadcaster, author, and podcaster based in Los Angeles. Most recently heard on the Spotify Original podcast, MackMania, he has also amassed his podcast network under Knew Amsterdam Entertainment. Flobo’s stand-up comedy and music are available to stream wherever you get your music.
Connect with Flobo Boyce | www.flobito.com and YouTube.com/floboboyce
What you can expect from this episode
00:26 Being a person of color in entertainment
03:11 Can a Black man ever say he’s privileged?
04:23 How many of us are disabled mentally as a nation?
06:32 The healed Black man | How do we get the Black man to operate at full capacity?
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About Dr. Joan
Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.
Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.
In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live Fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.
Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native living in the beautiful Kamloops, B.C. community alongside her loving husband and family.
Connect with Dr. Joan at www.drjoan.ca | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.theartoflettinggo.ca | www.thevillageofpeace.com
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