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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.
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African American Profile
(Mar 18, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by entrepreneur and author John Hope Bryant. He is author of the book, "How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class." He states the definition of financial literacy and talks about how illiterate America is right now with their finances. He also discusses the importance of opportunity, role-models in society, and how a positive attitude can lead to a positive bank account.

African American Profile
(Mar 11, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams speaks with street fiction author Zach Tate. He is author of the books, "No Way Out," "Lost and Turned Out," and "Johnny Hustle." They talk about Tate's love for writing, the books he has written, and his unique style. Plus, they talk about his upcoming book, "Gambling with Hearts."

African American Profile
(Mar 04, 2015) Play Dowanload

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."

African American Profile
(Feb 25, 2015) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Feb 18, 2015) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Feb 11, 2015) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Feb 04, 2015) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Jan 28, 2015) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Jan 21, 2015) Play Dowanload

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.

African American Profile
(Jan 14, 2015) Play Dowanload

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.

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