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Local civic leader Omarey Williams and his weekly guests examine various issues of concern to the African American Community. Airs Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.
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Kali Gross on A Touchy Subject
(Feb 17, 2016) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Kali Gross, author of the book, "Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America." They discuss the history of America that is hard to talk about. They also talk about her work as a professor and why she wrote the book.

The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole
(Jan 20, 2016) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole as he attended the 30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast. The two discuss Dr. King and his legacy. The show also highlights conversations with past speakers of the event including, Danny Glover, Harry Belafonte, Andrew Young, and Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.

Getting Involved on World AIDs Day with Sheryl Lee Ralph
(Nov 25, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Sheryl Lee Ralph, an actress, singer, author, and activist. Best known for her role as Deidra "Dee" Mitchell on the UPN comedy Moesha and originating the role of Deena Jones in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls, Ralph stops by to discuss the importance of World AIDS Day on December 1. She talks about what it means to her and how people can get involved.

Kickstarting Diversity with Dani Faith Leonard & Alex Cirillo
(Nov 11, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by the founders of Big Vision Empty Wallet, Dani Faith Leonard & Alex Cirillo. The three talk about the company and their program called Kickstart Diversity that focuses on creating more diversity behind the scenes of TV and film. They also discuss the importance of the independent genre of TV and film.

Ylleya Fields on her Book "Princess Cupcake Jones"
(Nov 04, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Ylleya Fields, author of the book series, "Princess Cupcake Jones." She talks about the character's creation, how she found herself as an author, and her success. She also discusses what her work means to children.

The Importance of Inner Peace with Dhylles Davis
(Oct 28, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Dhylles Davis, author of the book, "Your Life! Your Purpose! No Explanations!" She talks about her involement with the Sip and Chat Movement. She also explains the importance of inner peace and gives self-help tips and advice.

Experiencing Africa with M. Lachi
(Oct 21, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by M. Lachi, author of the book, "The Ivory Staff: A Dark Fairy Tale of Kings and War." They discuss her book, what it was like traveling to Africa for source material, and what she can take away from the experience. They also talk about her business and being the founder of Music Scribes, a music transcription outfit specializing in arranging and custom scoring.

Lisa Durden on the African American Community
(Oct 07, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Lisa Durden, a TV personality, blogger, and motivational speaker. They talk about relevant pop culture topics and Durden gives her opinion on them. They also discuss subjects that pertain to the African American community and more about Durden's exciting life.

Rap as a Method of Education with Larry "Lak" Henderson
(Sep 30, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Larry "Lak" Henderson of Smart Music Entertainment. He talks about his unique approach to education and how rap is a powerful medium. He goes in-depth about the youth of America.

James B. LaValle on "Cracking the Metabolic Code"
(Aug 19, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by James B. LaValle, author of the book, "Cracking the Metabolic Code." The two discuss everything food; the good, the bad, the cravings, the tasty, and the right choices. LaValle shares his advice for healthy living and which foods you should be directing your appetite towards.

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