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African American Profile

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.

Rowan Alumni Eric Best on his Charitable Organization, It's Your Best Shot
(Nov 20, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Erica Milburn talks to Rowan Alumni and founder of of It's 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.

Wrestling His Way to an Education with Maven Bentley
(May 22, 2013) Play Dowanload

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

The Importance of Happiness with Ruth Williams, Steven Walls and Latoya Hopewell
(May 15, 2013) Play Dowanload

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.

Elissa Gabrielle and Rory Sheriff Discuss Their Book 'Pillow Talk Duets'
(May 08, 2013) Play Dowanload

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.

A Camp of His Own with Saadiq Wicks and Kimberly Garvin
(May 01, 2013) Play Dowanload

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.

Midnight Action with Shotti and Husk-E-Fresh
(Feb 13, 2013) Play Dowanload

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

Networking with Darnell Hicks
(Feb 06, 2013) Play Dowanload

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

Martin Luther King Breakfast with Speakers Danny Glover, Harry Belafonte, Dr. C.T. Vivian, Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker and Andrew Young
(Jan 23, 2013) Play Dowanload

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.

Reverand Oscar W. Moore Jr. on His Athletic Career
(Jan 16, 2013) Play Dowanload

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.

Jazz Musician Monet Sudler Discusses Her Music Career
(Dec 05, 2012) Play Dowanload

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.

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