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.
Poetry Saves Lives with J. Ivy
(Mar 04, 2015)
Host Omarey Williams speaks with critically-acclaimed poet, author, and artist J. Ivy. The two discuss how poetry gave him a voice and saved his life. Poetry is a way to express his emotions without any interruption, and he encourages everyone to try it. They also talk about a few of J. Ivy's poems. Plus, they discuss his book, "Dear Father: Breaking the Cycle of Pain."Dr. Lesly Devereaux on Breaking Codependency
(Feb 25, 2015)
Host Omarey Williams speaks with Dr. Lesly Devereaux, author of the book, "Breaking Codependency: How to Navigate the Traps That Sabotage Your Life." Dr. Devereaux talks about the ideas that inspired the book, the final product, and her vast experiences in the real world that led her write the novel. She was a lawyer for 15 years and now works in a ministry. She speaks about all the places she has travelled to around the world.Genealogy with Kenyatta Berry
(Feb 18, 2015)
Host Omarey Williams speaks with Kenyatta Berry, a genealogist and star of the Genealogy Roadshow. She and Williams discuss genealogy in the African American community, following a family tree, and the difficulty of the job. They also go into detail about how Barry discoverd her passion and the experience of helping other people.The Life of Mary Spio
(Feb 11, 2015)
Host Omarey Williams speaks with Mary Spio. Author of the book, "It's Not Rocket Science: 7 Game-Changing Traits for Achieving Uncommon Success," Spio sits down to discuss her unorthodox career path as an engineer, entrepreneur, and now writer. With a little bif of everything under her belt, Spio talks about her book and its creation.Hurley Morgan on his Book "Window to the Soul of a Man"
(Feb 04, 2015)
Host Omarey Williams speaks with author Hurley Morgan, but better known as H.M. Trey. The two discuss the success, themes, and creation of his book, "Window to the Soul of a Man." They also talk about Morgan's passion behind his writing and how he discovered it.Dave Kot, Angela Kot and Skye Owens on Face Value Comics
(Jan 28, 2015)
Host Omarey Williams speaks with the team behind Face Value Comics. The panel consist of Dave Kot, the creative founder and writer, Angela Kot, president of autism, publisher, and assistant writer, and Skye Owens, artist of the comic books. The group discusses "comic awareness" and writing the first autistic hero.Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and His Views on Dr. King's Legacy
(Jan 21, 2015)
Host Omarey Williams speaks with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson as he attended the 29th 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, and Andrew Young.Lorraine Elzia on Her Writing Career
(Jan 14, 2015)
Host Omarey Williams speaks with Lorraine Elzia. She is the author of several books, including Mistress Memoirs. Having spoken once before, the two catch up on what is new in her life and future projects for the author. They also talk about how she fell into writing, her writing style, and much more.Getting to Know Elissa Gabrielle
(Jan 07, 2015)
Host Omarey Williams speaks with Elissa Gabrielle of Peace in the Storm Publishing. The two discuss the author's career, the companies success, her book, Eye of the Beholder, and much more.An Interview with the Late Dr. Maya Angelou
(Jul 30, 2014)
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.