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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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African American Profile
(Feb 22, 2012) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Jan 25, 2012) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Jan 18, 2012) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Jan 11, 2012) Play Dowanload

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."

African American Profile
(Dec 28, 2011) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Nov 16, 2011) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Oct 19, 2011) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Oct 05, 2011) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Sep 28, 2011) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Sep 21, 2011) Play Dowanload

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

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