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Charmaine Broom is a singer and songwriter who has been singing with Kirk Franklin for years. She is also a wife, a “bonus-mom” and founder and CEO of Blended Families Rock, which aims to bring unity between biological and non-biological families. Charmaine explains how the Blended Families Rock movement specifically aims to make things more […]

There are so many people who are fearful of what is to come of our country under the leadership of our new President-elect.  There is reason to be concerned but there is also reason to rest.  Sure, it’s easier said than done. But, if you are a follower of Christ, a Christian, then God has […]

Erica Campbell recalls hanging out at her grandma’s house as kid with all of her siblings. If any of the kids acted up, Erica recalls, their grandma wouldn’t be mean or yell at them, she would pray at them. In this way she would reprimand them in love, as opposed to being antagonistic or spiteful. […]

Dr. Steve Perry is a former principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford Connecticut, a school that sees 100% of its predominantly low-income students off to four year institutions. Dr. Steve Perry is revolutionizing education in America. He says it is a blessing when you have the opportunity to help a child discover who […]

For this Get Up Poll, Erica Campbell and GRIFF ask listeners this important question: when is the right time to send your kids out of the house and into the world? In a time when even the vast majority of recent college graduates move back home, the answer to such a question is certainly not […]

Maribel Martinez's son Andy was put on the wrong JetBlue flight on his way home to New York from the Dominican Republic.

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about how people often mislabel joy. While it is a synonym for happiness, it doesn’t necessarily mean all smiles and rainbows. Joy is also strength. “Your circumstance should not dictate your level of joy,” Erica says. She tells an adorable story about her four-year-old daughter, Zaya, […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about the mixed feelings she deals with as she watches her children grow. She explains the “happy-sad” emotions she battles as her kids grow into their own, and find their independence now that they’re not babies anymore. What she does with those “happy-sad” emotions, however, is […]

Erica Campbell and GRIFF had the chance to chat with writer, actor and producer Tyler Perry about his political drama on TLC, “Too Close To Home.” He opens up about his favorite part of the process of creating a new film, play or TV show. Plus, he talks about when we can expect to see […]

In this edition of the Love Talk, Erica Campbell talks about growing up in a family of nine children amidst some extreme financial difficulty. Despite that, she says, they were not necessarily adversely affected by that upbringing. Still, her father was a military man and because of that, he could be a little too harsh […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF is struck with gratefulness for the old school moms out there, who worried about every little thing, so their children would stay presentable at any age, and grow up to be good men and women. He talks about the moms that greased up their kids before they got […]

Summertime always seems so short. We spend most of the year looking forward to the warm weather & beach season, but for some people, by the end of August they are really itching for September. And that’s mainly because they are tired of their children and their children’s friends running around the house. In today’s […]