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A locally produced program, hosted by Erica Milbourne, that examines various issues of concern to the African American Community. Airs Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

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Play Download 07/30/2014 - African American Profile

Erica Milbourne chats with the late Dr. Maya Angelou. World renown author and poet Dr. Maya Angelou stopped by the African American Profile last spring to conduct one of her final interviews prior to her passing last May .Dr. Angelou discussed her works, what inspires her, and offers advice to the African-American community as well. Also, local poet and educator Lamont Dixon offers his thoughts on the life and times of Dr. Angelou.

Play Download 04/02/2014 - African American Profile

Host Erica Milbourne with LJ The Relationship Mechanic and Darlene Gause. The three of them discus the importance of Triple A in a relationship and why social media is taking the communication off of relationships.

Play Download 03/26/2014 - African American Profile

Host Erica Milbourne speaks with up and coming songwriter Sidney Holmes and Rapper Mox. They discuss their careers and music, while giving the listeners a sample of their work.

Play Download 03/12/2014 - African American Profile

Host Erica Milbourne talks with Mrs. Juanita Jones Abernathy. Erica Milbourne and Mrs. Juanita Jones Abernathy discuss the African American People, of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Play Download 03/05/2014 - African American Profile

Host Erica Milbourne talks with author Dr. Catana Tully. Dr. Tully speaks about her book, Split at the Root, A Memoir of Love and Lost Identity.

Play Download 01/29/2014 - African American Profile

Host Erica Milbourne talks with Bishop James E. Simmons Jr. and David Fuller known in the music world as The Indicator. Bishop James E. Simmons Jr. is the pastor of New Life in Christ Ministries and The Indicator is the President and CEO of Damage Entertainment in Philadelphia. Together, they discuss the state of the African American people the dream.

Play Download 11/20/2013 - African American Profile

Host Erica Milburn talks to Rowan Alumni and founder of of Its Your Best Shot Charitable Foundation, Eric Best. Eric describes the motivation behind Its Your Best Shot and the goal of helping out their fellow man.

Play Download 05/22/2013 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams was joined by Maven Bentley of Combat Zone Wrestling to discuss his career, the benefit of having an education and what drew him to the professional wrestling business. According to Bentley, professional wrestling is the most difficult out of all his physical endeavours (which include jiu jitsu and muay thai) because it involves the physical strength plus entertainment. For more information on Bentley, visit www.mavenbentley.com.

Play Download 05/15/2013 - African American Profile

Ruth Williams, Steven Walls and Latoya Hopewell of the Kingdom Leadership Alliance, a group that provides training, development and resources to help empower and cultivate world leaders, joined host Omarey Williams to talk about their work with the alliance. The group stressed the importance of being self-assured, happy and knowing one's purpose in life. The Kingdom Leadership Alliance is holding an event on Saturday, May 25th at 10am at Mount Olive church in Glassboro.

Play Download 05/08/2013 - African American Profile

Elissa Gabrielle and Rory Sheriff joined host Omarey Williams to discuss Pillow Talk Duets, an erotica novel that they contributed to. Inspired by great musical duets, Gabrielle took that idea into a literary work. Employing the works of many pairs of authors, Pillow Talk Duets is an anthology of erotic short stories by pairs that Gabrielle placed together.

Play Download 05/01/2013 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with Saadiq Wicks and Kimberly Garvin, who made their African American Profile debut on November 21, 2012. Wicks shared his experiences at Camp Our Time and his new venture: starting a camp of his own. Starting out as just a Facebook page for children who stutter, Lllet Me Finish has blossomed into an community experience.

Play Download 02/13/2013 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams sat down with Shotti and Husk-E-Fresh of the South Jersey based "hip-rock" group Midnite Action. They discussed their musical histories, their unique, genre-defying sound and the South Jersey music scene. With an album due out this spring, the duo are performing March 8th at Legendary Dobbs in Philadelphia. For more information and to listen to a few tunes, visit midniteaction.com

Play Download 02/06/2013 - African American Profile

Darnell Hicks of Party Nerdz LLC joined host Omarey Williams to talk about the event planning company he helped found. In working in nightlife, he stresed the importance of networking--in real life and virtually--in getting Party Nerdz off the ground. Hicks also talked about various events Party Nerdz have hosted as well as exciting new ventures, including a new website. For more information, visit them on Facebook at facebook.com/PartyNerdsInc.

Play Download 01/23/2013 - African American Profile

In a special edition of the African American Profile, host Omarey Williams offered a retrospective of a few of the guest speakers at the annual Rowan University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast. Williams spoke with this year's speaker, Danny Glover, 2011's speaker, Harry Belafonte, 2002's speaker, Dr. C.T. Vivian, 2001's speaker, Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker and 2011's Andrew Young.

Play Download 01/16/2013 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with All-American track star, Olympian and former Rowan University Championship track coach, Reverand Oscar W. Moore Jr. about his vast career from high school to ending up coaching at Rowan University. After serving in the Marines, Moore joined the New York Pioneer Track Club. He also spoke about his experiences at the 1964 Olympics.

Play Download 12/05/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with Philadelphia jazz musician Monet Sudler to discuss her music career. Starting her career in the 1970s after being pushed to play piano, Sudler picked up guitar has been recording independently and for a French label. Sudler spoke about her musical influences and what she loves most about jazz music. Later, she described moments of note over her career.

Play Download 11/21/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams sat down Kimberly Garvin and Saadiq Wicks to talk about Wicks' nonprofit foundation that he created, Let Me Finish - an organization that helps kids who stutter. Wicks later gave advice to listeners on how to politely handle someone who stutters. Finally, Wicks gave words of encouragement for other kids who may have big dreams. For more information, log onto facebook.com/llletmefinish.

Play Download 11/14/2012 - African American Profile

Terry Gould and Jerry Young from Tri City Hope, joined host Omarey Williams to discuss an upcoming charity event. Tri City Hope, founded by Gould and Young, helps gives kids a positive outlet in the community involving service projects. Gould and Young also spoke about the first-annual Celebration of Hope, a gospel concert on November 17th benefitting survivors of Hurricane Sandy. Both hope to bring the community together to bring peace.

Play Download 10/10/2012 - African American Profile

Jean Alerte, entrepreneur and author of "Do Right, Do Good," joined host Omarey Williams to discuss what drew him to start his own businesses and some of his greatest successes. Later, Alerte discussed the eight principles he details in his book "Do Right, Do Good," as well as gave advice for anyone who hopes to one day start their own business. For more on Alerte and his work, visit jeanalerte.com

Play Download 09/19/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with Jerry Young, Vice President of Tri City Boxing, Terry Gould, President and head coach of Tri City Boxing and Moses Molina, professional boxer at Tri City Boxing. Gould explained what drove him to open up their own boxing gym and how he and Young became partners. Later, Molina outlined his boxing career. Initially starting as a football player, Molina's mother drove him to box.

Play Download 08/08/2012 - African American Profile

Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson joined host Omarey Williams to talk about his his goal to help kids how to use their minds to think positively and make positive moves--all while using chess to teach these lessons. Nicknamed "Checkmate," by Jane Fonda, Hudson spoke about four simple concepts to help children succeed: think it out, don't shoot it out; look inside yourself; education; knowledge, attitude, skills and habit--KASH. For more information on Hudson and his work, log onto besomeone.org.

Play Download 07/04/2012 - African American Profile

Dion Weaves, advertising promotions director for Visit Baltimore and Tom Saunders, president of Renaissance Productions and Tours joined host Omarey Williams to discuss various tourist attractions in Baltimore, Maryland. Saunders talked about different attractions dedicated to historic African Americans. Weaves also mentioned the Legends and Legacies Heros pass, where visitors get to experience three different museums in Baltimore.

Play Download 06/20/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams sat down with former basketball player Earl "The Pearl" Monroe to discuss his career and his work as an advocate for diabetes. A Philadelphia native, Monroe played for the Baltimore Bullets and the New York Knicks. Monroe detailed the details and accolades of his basketball career and the transition from the court to the office. Later, he discussed his struggles with diabetes and his involvement with restaurants enforcing diabetes-friendly menu items.

Play Download 06/06/2012 - African American Profile

Tracey Syphax, entrepreneur, community activist, motivational speaker, president and CEO Capitol City Contracting Inc. and Phax Group, LLC and author joined host Omarey Williams to discuss his life--from growing up in Trenton, New Jersey to a period in prison to opening a million dollar business. He discussed his ever-present entrepreneurial desire that he possessed throughout his life. Later, Sphax discusses his autobiography "From The Block To The Boardroom," detailing his journey to success.

Play Download 05/30/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with Leonard Pitts Jr., author and columnist to speak about his new book "Freeman." Writing professionally for 36 years, Pitts has just published his second book. Though he's written both fiction and nonfiction works, Pitts admits he enjoys writing fiction more. His other novels include "Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood" and "Before I Forget." For more information, log onto leonardpittsjr.com.

Play Download 05/23/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with Will Foskey, author, about his new book "The Relationship Guidebook." Foskey, who also sends out a "Monday Morning Motivation" email and text blast, is a self-proclaimed "man of many hats" who's interests range from volunteerism to poetry. After years of consoling friends with their relationship woes, Foskey decided to team up with a longtime friend to pen "The Relationship Guide" to voice the trends and solutions he'd come across.

Play Download 05/09/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams sat down with LaShonda DeVaughn, author of "If All Men Cheat, All Women Should Too." A self-published author since 2007, DeVaughn now has five novels to her name. She also mentioned how she hoped street literature and urban fiction would help people read who typically wouldn't. For more information, log onto www.lashondadevaughn.com.

Play Download 05/02/2012 - African American Profile

Entrepreneur Lee Plumber joined host Omarey Williams to discuss his business franchise. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Plumber came to New Jersey to work for Campbell's Soup and eventually started a CertaPro Painters franchise. Plumber discussed what drove him to open a franchise and what difficulties he faced.

Play Download 04/18/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with Angela Medearis, the Kitchen Diva. After being a legal secretary for years, Medearis decided she wanted to try her hand in writing. Initially writing children's stories--and self-promoting them until her first book was picked up by Scholastic Publishing--Medearis eventually transitioned to writing cookbooks documenting her mother's recipes.

Play Download 04/04/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with David Barnes, informally known as Poetic Prodigy, to talk about spoken word. Barnes, who's been writing poetry since middle school, gave a rundown of what spoken word is: poetry that's meant to be performed. Also, he explained why he prefers poetry over other written media. Finally, Barnes noted Voices of Power, a poetic group that he is a part of and an upcoming performance.

Play Download 02/22/2012 - African American Profile

Coach Ken Carter joined host Omarey Williams to discuss his book and movie based on his life. Carter, who is played by Samuel L. Jackson in the movie "Coach Carter," discussed his rise to success. Carter credits his Southern upbringing and advice from his grandparents for the content of his book "Yes Ma'am, No Sir." He also discussed what he hopes people take away from his book and his story. He emphasized good service and hard work. For more information, log onto yesmaamnosir.com.

Play Download 01/25/2012 - African American Profile

Adylia Rhenee Gutierrez, founder of yhorlife.com joined host Omarey Williams to discuss the website and the change she hopes to make in the community. As a junior at Temple University, Gutierrez developed yhorlife.com in order to motivate people to make the best out of what they have. Gutierrez aimed to have yhorlife.com be a one-stop-shop for information about everything from fashion to entrepreneurship. Membership on yhorlife.com is five dollars a month.

Play Download 01/18/2012 - African American Profile

Keith Holmes, author of "Black Inventors, Crafting Over 200 Years of Success" joined host Omarey Williams to discuss his path from a black inventors enthusiast to an author on the topic. Holmes discussed different inventors mentioned in the book and how we use their inventions today. He also mentioned the process in compiling information for the book. More information can be found at globalblackinventor.com.

Play Download 01/11/2012 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams sat down with Don Tucker to discuss his path from childhood in Chicago to working at the Federal Bureau of Narcotics to being an author. Tucker discussed his childhood and his academic and football career at the University of Iowa. Following graduation, Tucker worked for the Federal Bureau of Narcotics and then the Secret Service. Recently, he's written two books: "The Complex" and "Two Edged Sword."

Play Download 12/28/2011 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams sat down with Anthony "Bubba" Green. Green, a former NFL player for the Baltimore Colts, discussed his history in sports and his years at Millville High School. Now Green has devoted his time to enriching the youth of Baltimore through coaching and eventually mentoring truants at the University of Baltimore School of Law. He also discusses combating combat/stray voltage. More information can be found at http://deannaslyric.org.

Play Download 11/16/2011 - African American Profile

Lisa Oliver joins Omarey Williams on the African American Profile. Oliver, an active member of NAACP talks about her work with ACT-SO, an enrichment program designed to academically and culturally encourage minority high-school students. She details the components of ACT-SO and how they are designed to help students. Oliver gave details concerning a fundraiser for the program as well.

Play Download 10/19/2011 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with Vanessa Morris, author of The Reader's Advisory Guide to Street Literature. Morris explained the definition and history of "street lit." The readers and growing popularity of "street lit" novel was also discussed. More information can be found at http://www.streetliterature.com.

Play Download 10/05/2011 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams sat down with Lee Harris and Dr. John Mills to discuss "When A Child Cries" as well as other events hosted by the Rowan Office of Multicultural Affairs. The importance of learning about new cultures is stressed.

Play Download 09/28/2011 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with O.H. Bennett, author of "Creatures Here Below." Bennett discusses his love of writing and how he began his writing career.

Play Download 09/21/2011 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Caryl Lucas, author, speaker and life coach.

Play Download 08/24/2011 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with author Martha Southgate about her book, "The Taste of Salt". She talked about the book's premise, which was to detail a family's history with addiction over two generations.

Play Download 08/17/2011 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams interviewed author Elissa Gabrielle about Peace In The Storm Publishing. Gabrielle offered details on her writing career and the development of the publishing company.

Play Download 07/20/2011 - African American Profile

Omarey Williams sits down with Ray Owens to talk about his dojo, Shotokan Karate. They also discuss what got him into karate and what he had to go through to become a teacher as well as the physical and mental benefits of studying a martial art. Ray also gives some advice to those interested in getting involved with the martial arts.

Play Download 06/15/2011 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams interviews Rowan Alum Shawn T who is the creator of the popular work-out videos Hip Hop Abs and Insanity.

Play Download 06/01/2011 - The African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams talks to Pastor Atiba Rose and Theresa Lane from Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Mullica Hill, about their Old School vs. New School basketball game.

Play Download 05/04/2011 - African American Profile

Rowan University alumnus and host Omarey Williams spoke to Tomiko Brown-Nagin, author of Courage to Dissent, a book that highlights the many unsung civil rights figures.

Play Download 03/23/2011 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams talks to Derrick and Darwyn Minor from Minor Adjustment, an organization that gives back to the community. They are brothers who are very close and have always thought it is important to help those in need.

Play Download 02/23/2011 - African American Profile

Rowan Alumnus and host Omarey Williams spoke with officers of Rowan Universitys New Life Ministry Gospel Choir Kayla Martin (Secretary), Christian Rowell (Vocal Director), Ronald Judge (Music Director) and Ashley Godfrey (President). The group discussed their love of music and the many ways New Life Ministries reaches out to the community.

Play Download 01/26/2011 - The African American Profile

Rowan Alumnus and host Omarey Williams spoke with Major Alfred Boon about his time in the Army, how the military changed his life and how we can serve our country.

Play Download 01/19/2011 - African American Profile

At the Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, host Omarey Williams speaks with philanthropist Esther Brooks, Rowan University President Dr. Donald Farish, actress Victoria Rowell and keynote speaker Ambassador Andrew Young. They discuss the event and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s impact on the civil rights movement.

Play Download 12/08/2010 - African American Profile

Rowan Alumnus and host Omarey Williams spoke with the author of African-American Guide to Living Well with Diabetes, Constance Browns-Riggs about how to manage Diabetes and the importance of monitoring eating habits.

Play Download 12/01/2010 - African American Profile

Rowan Alumnus and host Omarey Williams spoke with the author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, Isabel Wilkerson. Using historical facts, she depicted the details of how African Americans moved North and West for equality and freedom.

Play Download 11/17/2010 - African American Profile

Rowan Alumnus and host Omarey Williams speaks with Nikki Giovanni about her anthology "The 100 Best African American Poems". Giovanni talks about the strength of poetry in society and the poetic work of current rap artists.

Play Download 11/03/2010 - African American Profile

Rowan Alumnus and Host Omarey Williams spoke with WGLS-FM talk show host, Stanley El about how he started his own business at a young age and his inspirations for America.

Play Download 09/22/2010 - African American Profile

Rowan Alumnus and Host Omarey Williams spoke with Judge Glenda Hatchet about her book "Dare to Take Change". The book discusses up lifting stories of her personal life.

Play Download 09/08/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams talks with writer Jewell Parker Rhodes as Rhodes tells her story on how she got into creative writing and her children's book, "Ninth Ward." She looks to entice children to write. "Ninth Ward" is about Hurricane Katrina.

Play Download 08/25/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke to Warren Cassell about his talk show career and transit into writing. They discuss Cassell's book, "'O' Habits: 40 Success Habits of Oprah Winfrey and One Bad Habit That Needs to Stop."

Play Download 08/18/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with author Jamillah Creekmur about her book "Raised by the Mistress." Creekmur also talks about self-publishing and her unusual upbringing.

Play Download 08/11/2010 - African American Profile

Lee Harris talks with host Omarey Williams about the five-act play, "When the Child Cries," and how they are bringing the play to local churches to reach even more people to help enrich their lives. Lee updates listeners on the new cast members.

Play Download 07/28/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams talks with Tim Wise about how racism still exists, as well as the way President Obama is handling race. The two also discuss the health effects from racism and discrimination.

Play Download 07/21/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Wahida Clark about her writing career and her book, "What's Really Hood?" The two also discuss other projects exposing street literature.

Play Download 07/14/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with author Martha Ackmann about baseball player Toni Stone, who excelled in the sport despite her gender and color.

Play Download 07/07/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams spoke with the author of "By Any Greens Necessary," Tracye Lynn McQuirter, about experiences as a vegetarian. The two also discuss McQuirter's transition to becoming a vegetarian and the ways of live as a vegetarian.

Play Download 06/30/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with track player Carl Watson and coach Jackson about how they learned to work together to make a successful track and field team and their awards.

Play Download 06/02/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams talks to three guests from Drama Free Entertainment. The three guests are attending Villanova University, Bethune Cookman University and Texas Christian University, respectively.

Play Download 05/05/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams talks with Richard Jeanty about his journey becoming a writer, the topics of his writing, and his publication company, RJ Publications. He also explains the lack of opportunities that he has had as a Haitian-American.

Play Download 02/10/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Ronnie Robbins of the Amachi Mentoring Coalition Project. They discuss the mentoring program and its needs including mentors and support. They also discuss why the program is so important and necessary.

Play Download 02/03/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Wynne Alexander. They discuss the history of WDAS Radio and its major impact on the Civil Rights movement. They also discuss Wynne's music and career in journalism. More information can be found at WDAShistory.org and wynnealexander.com

Play Download 01/27/2010 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams talks about the Martin Luther King scholarship breakfast that took place right here on the campus of Rowan University. Guest Speakers are interviewed.

Play Download 11/25/2009 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Kevin Powell, author of Open Letters to America. They discuss his book, his role in activism and how that has influenced his writing.

Play Download 11/18/2009 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Gloucester County NAACP chapter president, Phillip S. Warner Sr, and vice president, Loretta Winters. They discuss the history and foundation of the chapter, the role of the NAACP and their upcoming 100th anniversary event.

Play Download 11/04/2009 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams and Dr. Gabrielle Foreman discuss the impact of African Americans in literature throughout history. They especially highlight Harriet Wilson and her book Our Nig, which was re-released for the 150th anniversary edition. They also discussed Dr. Foreman's work Activist Sentiments: Reading Black Women in the Nineteenth Century.

Play Download 10/28/2009 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Dr. Gabrielle Foreman. In the first part of a two-part series, they discuss Dr. Foreman's background as an educator, writer and historian. They talk about the role of African Americans in history and literature.

Play Download 09/11/2009 - African American Profile

Omarey Williams speaks with Dave Goodman about his acting career. Goodman talks about his career goals as well as working with numerous superstars in entertainment including Sylvester Stallone. He also tracked his road to on-screen film roles and the turning point of his career thus far.

Play Download 04/22/2009 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams talks to Lorraine Elzia, the author of a new book entitled "Mistress Memoirs." Lorraine talks about her new book and how she's been writing for the past six years. Also, she discusses how her start as an author resulted from online encouragement.

Play Download 04/01/2009 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with LaRae Carter of the Tolerance Project and the S.T.A.R.T. group (Students Teaching All Races Tolerance). They discuss the S.T.A.R.T group's recent involvement with the Rowan University Student Summit. They also talk about the Young Heroes award they won and the positive changes they have been implementing in their schools.

Play Download 03/18/2009 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with author Jackie Moore about her book Serving Justice. They discuss her development from Christian devotional writings to her first novel and how she uses her work to touch people's lives.

Play Download 01/28/2009 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with author Tamara Grant about her book, The Cooling Board. They discuss how she got into writing and what inspired her new book.

Play Download 01/24/2009 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with R & B group N-Tense and talks about their budding career. They talk about how they got their start, their new album and their future.

Play Download 12/10/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Elissa Gabrielle, author and president and CEO of Peace In the Storm Publishing. They talk about her writing career and her new publishing company.

Play Download 11/26/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with comedian Alonzo Bodden. They talk about his career, winning season 3 of Last Comic Standing and what he is doing currently.

Play Download 11/12/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with K.L. Belvin, author of the book, A Man In Transition. They talk about his writing career and the change in his life that has significantly altered his career and personal life for the better.

Play Download 11/05/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Rosalyn McPherson, Founder of the Roz Group. They discuss Ms. McPherson's career, creating her own firm and the numerous projects that her firm is involved with.

Play Download 10/29/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Dr. Larry Butler, chair and Professor Carol Palermo of the Rowan University Political Science department. They discuss the upcoming election including issues of race and what makes this election different from previous ones.

Play Download 10/08/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with 2008's Mr. Black Rowan Damian Johnson. They talked about him getting involved with the pageant, the significance of winning and what it has done for his life.

Play Download 10/01/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with David Brown, president of Brown Partners. They discuss his company, an advertising and marketing agency, how he got his start and the work that his company does.

Play Download 09/24/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with LiRon Anderson-Bell, president of Crisis Contigency Partners. They discuss what crisis communications, her career in public relations and marketing, and the benefit of professional organizations.

Play Download 09/17/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams talks to Dawn Jones, co-founder of KD Communications and member of the Black Public Relations Society. She talks about her career and how she got started in public relations as well as the benefit of professional organizations.

Play Download 09/10/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Sierra Leone Pratt, member of the Unity Community Center in Camden, New Jersey. They discuss the programs the community center offers, the benefit of these programs, and how she became involved with praise and african dance groups.

Play Download 08/27/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Dr. Candace Kelley, Rowan University professor and host of new Rowan Radio talk show, League of the Extraordinary. They discuss her career in journalism and broadcasting, her transition to radio and what to expect from her new show.

Play Download 08/20/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Pam Oliver, sideline reporter for FOX Sports and TNT. They discuss her career and her role in sports. They also talk about breaking into sports broadcasting, her life long battle with migraines and the solution she discovered to help combat it.

Play Download 08/13/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Dee Bailey-Gittens, founder of Each One Teach consultants. They discuss the upcoming event, Children's Safety Day. They discuss what the purpose of the day, what it teaches, and how people can get involved.

Play Download 08/06/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Wil Shamlin, writer for the Courier Post and salsa dancing enthusiast. They discuss salsa dancing, how Wil became involved with it, and Wil's blog that delves into the world of salsa.

Play Download 07/30/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with students in the EOF and MAP program at Rowan. They discuss their experiences coming into Rowan, making new friends and learning about their new surrondings. They also talk about why the programs are so beneficial

Play Download 07/16/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with LaRae Carter, chair of the Tolerance Project. They discuss the organization which promotes tolerance primarily to youth in the South Jersey area. They discuss the origin of the tolerance project, its mission and effect on the community.

Play Download 07/09/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Pastor Ronald Tucker of Mount Olive Christian Community Church. They discuss the church's history, their current move and the church's vision for its role in the Glassboro community.

Play Download 07/02/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams and guest Jeff O'Connor dissect the current contorversy surronding Don Imus and the impact on the African American community. The show also features comments from students on the campus of Rowan University about their thoughts on the issue.

Play Download 03/26/2008 - African American Profile

Host Omarey Williams sits down with Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History & Culture. They discuss the creation of the museum and its global impact.

Play Download 03/05/2008 - African American Profile

Host Tanya Clark interviews Penny McPherson - Barnes about the Educational Opportunities Fund at Rowan University.

Play Download 02/20/2008 - African American Profile

Host. Dr. Tanya Clark speaks with Meredith Martin, Greg Richter, Leia D' Amboise, members of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). They discuss PRSSA's efforts to raise awareness and funds to support the intitatives to make a difference in Darfur.

Play Download 02/13/2008 - African American Profile

Host Dr. Tanya Clark interviews James Uzcategui-Gaymon. They discuss his position in the department of civic and government relations here at Rowan University as well the current state of the democratic party.

Play Download 02/06/2008 - African American Profile

Host Dr. Tanya Clark interviews with Dr. Michael Gomez, New York University history professor. They discuss experiences of people of African descent and the African diaspora.

Play Download 01/30/2008 - African American Profile

Host Tanya Clark interviews Art Historian Curtis Adams. Adams shares his story about finding a historic plate crafted in 1513 by a man named Dewer.

Play Download 01/23/2008 - African American Profile

Host Dr. Tanya Clark speaks with the guest speaker for the 2008 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, Reverend Samuel "Billy" Kyles. They discuss his life, and experiences with Dr. King and the civil rights movement.

Play Download 10/10/2007 - African American Profile

The New Faith Singers performed songs and talked about their faith, The group provided details on writing songs and how they tie their experiences into the music.

Play Download 10/03/2007 - African American Profile

Dr. Tanya Clark interviews her guest Natasha Murray.

Play Download 09/26/2007 - African American Profile

Mike Quick, former Philadelphia Eagle, discusses his football career.

Play Download 09/06/2007 - African American Profile

Dr. Natasha Murray offered important tips on how students can adjust to the beginning of a new school year. Issues like making adjustments from summer vacation and preparation for the upcoming school year were also covered.

Play Download 07/18/2007 - African American Profile

Keeley Powell is the Assistant Director of Admissions at Rowan University. She talked about her background and what her job entails. She also provided helpful information on the application process at Rowan and what is expected of prospective students.

Play Download 06/20/2007 - African American Profile

Author Allison Whittenberg talked about her new book, Sweet Thang. She read a passage from the book and discussed its themes.

Play Download 06/06/2007 - African American Profile

Rowan University's David Armor and Dr. Jacqueline Swift explained their roles in the upcoming musical review, "Soul Sounds of Philadelphia: The Story of the Music That Made America Famous". They also talked about their activities with at-risk youth.

Play Download 05/16/2007 - African American Profile

Carlos Bradley made another appearance on the African American Profile. Bradley shared the story of his organization, ISAA. The International Student Athlete Academy is a program that trains young people academically and athletically.

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Alyesha Wise, a Rowan student, stopped by the show to perform spoken word poetry. She also talked about her background and how she developed her writing ability.

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Dr. Natasha Murray talks with host Dr. Tanya Clark about the college application process. Murray described the impact of online education as well. Her analysis of the application process included a breakdown of the different types of colleges.

Play Download 03/07/2007 - African American Profile

Dr. Mary Francis Berry, guest speaker at Rowan University's second annual Rosa Parks Luncheon, stopped by the African American Profile as a part of a roundtable discussion. Four Rowan University students also joined the show to chat with Berry. She spoke about her background including what it was like to grow up in the South. Also, she discussed why the government did not issue slave reparations.

Play Download 02/28/2007 - African American Profile

Troy Clark, a native of New Orleans, provided his perspective on Hurricane Katrina. Along with host Dr. Tanya Clark, they discussed the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Plus, Mr. Clark described the vivid details of that day and how his family had to evacuate the Louisiana area.

Play Download 02/07/2007 - African American Profile

Rowan students Danielle Moore and Anwar Counts joined host Dr. Tanya Clark on the show. They talked about the student's perspective on Hurricane Katrina. Moore and Counts offered their experiences while visiting Louisiana to assist in the rebuilding effort.

Play Download 01/31/2007 - African American Profile

Dr. Tanya Clark interviewed Keith Dickens, who serves on the planning committee for the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast held at Rowan University. Dickens commented on his background and explained how he got started with committee. He added historical perspective to the special event by detailing how the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast began.

Play Download 01/24/2007 - African American Profile

Dr. Tanya Clark completed part two of her interview with Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie. They continued the discussion about her background and issues troubling the African-American community.

Play Download 01/17/2007 - African American Profile

Dr. Tanya Clark interviewed Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, who recently spoke at the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast held at Rowan University. McKenzie talked about her background and how people can make an impact in their community.

Play Download 01/10/2007 - African American Profile

Guest Carlos Bradley talked to Dr. Tanya Clark about physical fitness. Bradley also discussed how to lose weight and build tone through exercise. He gave details on how to build more than just a three week commitment with exercise.

Play Download 11/08/2006 - African American Profile

Dr. Tanya Clark spoke with Dana Burley, the Clerk of the New Jersey General Assembly. Burley talked about her job responsibilities. Also, they examined election results and what it meant to the African American community.

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Dr. Clark interviewed Dr. Natasha Murray, who works in the New York City school system. Dr. Murray recapped her background and problems students encountered while attending school. They also discussed dropout rate and why students lose interest in school.

Play Download 09/27/2006 - African American Profile

Dr. Tanya Clark interviews Dr. Greg Carr, Asst. Professor of African American Studies at Howard University, about the status of Philadelphia schools, changes in curriculum in African American History, and who is involved in the changes.

Play Download 01/26/2005 - African American Profile

The African American Profile - JT Mills with Julian Bonds. This show examines the people, issues and places impacting African American history.

Play Download 02/18/2004 - African American Profile

The African American Profile examines the people, issues and places impacting the African American community. Host J.T. Mills speaks with Ms. Julie Peterson and Mrs.Sullivan-Williams speak about their memories of late Bill Meyers.

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The African American Profile examines the people, issues and places impacting the African American community. The episode is an interview with Mr. Dick Gregory.