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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.

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.

Kimberly Garvin and Saadiq Wicks on their Organization Let Me Finish
(Nov 21, 2012) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams sat down Kimberlvy Garin 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

Terry Gould and Jerry Young on Tri-City Hope
(Nov 14, 2012) Play Dowanload

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.

The Benefits of an Entrepreneur with Jean Alerte
(Oct 10, 2012) Play Dowanload

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

Partners in Crime with Jerry Young, Terry Gould and Moses Molina
(Sep 19, 2012) Play Dowanload

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.

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