Watch full video Happy Father’s Day to real dads out there Ain’t no one built like you, no one compares Stand proud of who you are for the world to see But most importantly stand proud for your whole family Happy father’s day to real dads out there Ain’t no one built like you no […]
About Dr. Omekongo Dibinga
Dr. Omékongo Dibinga is a motivational speaker, TV talk show host, trilingual poet, rapper, and professor of Crosscultural Communication at American University. His writings and performances have appeared in O Magazine, as well as on TV and radio from CNN and TEDx to The BBC and NPR. He’s written songs for major motion pictures and organizations such as NASA. He has spoken before the United Nations and partners with the State Department to conduct leadership trainings overseas. He has shared his work in 25 countries. Omékongo provides leadership, and diversity & inclusion consulting for organizations. For more, please visit www.upstanderinternational.com.
Entries by Dr. Omekongo Dibinga
Over the past few weeks, I have seen “Black Lives Matter” stated by companies, schools, famous people, and everyday people. It has been spray painted across stores in protest and even the Mayor of Washington, DC Muriel Bowser had it spray painted across a prominent street leading up to the White House. I opened up […]
I’ve heard and read several stories about what white people need to do right now. Many of those stories talked about the need for white people to listen. That is absolutely true, but there are two points that need to be added: how to listen, and what to do after whites listen. I must say […]
Watch hip-hop music video here I’m tired, I’m tired, but also inspired Time to vote folks out get these DAs fired Grandmas stand in front of cops defendin’ they kids Grandpops now the man of the house if they ain’t dead And I ain’t watching more videos of me getting killed Cause I see myself […]
I want to start this off by saying happy birthday to Mr. Ahmaud Arbery. Ahmaud, you’re a man who should be here today. An all-American athlete, and kind and loving person as described by family. I’m not going by these false media reports and narratives working to put you, the victim, on trial. In my […]
Great speaker Robert Schuyler stated that tough times don’t last but tough people do. I really find myself coming back to that quotation a lot during these COVID times because people are going through different challenges, be they physical or financial. There are challenges as it relates to what’s going on with our loved ones […]
I want to ask you a question that comes from John-Leslie Brown: if you had to be who you are today for the rest of your life, would you be happy? Only you can answer that question. It’s very easy to let other people try to answer that, but it really all comes down to […]
Our house is on fire From this climate quagmire Yes our house is on fire but more and more of us are inspired And we’ll keep reaching higher until some of these bank CEOs are fired We have less than 11 years but we will have no fear Because we understand that the science couldn’t […]
I been in this land for years, they see me as an animal Time to end these racist lies, just read a manual A step by step booklet for you to get Time we learned how to be anti-racist Dr. Kendi laid out the blueprint of how to do it You wanna be an antiracist this […]
We got a president that wants to be king A media that obsesses on the pettiest things A republican party that will do anything That the President says man, he’s pulling their strings Well he ain’t pullin mine I’ll say what’s on my mind Cause some seem scared to charge Trump with high crimes And […]
- Everyday is Father’s Day (lyrics)
- How companies can avoid “Black Lives Matter” and Juneteenth becoming the new Kwanzaa
- From allies to partners: how white people can be better listeners
- Breonna Bland Arbery-Floyd (a poem for the slain)
- We need you NOW to stand with us for Ahmaud Arbery
- COVID-19: Tough Times Don’t Last but Tough People Do!
- NOW is the time time to grow! Don’t let Coronavirus stop you!
- Be an Upstander not a Bystander with Dr. Omekongo Dibinga
- Reshaping The HipHop World With Dr. Omékongo Dibinga And Care For AIDS With Justin Miller