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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
(Jan 20, 2016) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams speaks with Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole as he attended the 30th 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, Andrew Young, and Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.

African American Profile
(Nov 25, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Sheryl Lee Ralph, an actress, singer, author, and activist. Best known for her role as Deidra "Dee" Mitchell on the UPN comedy Moesha and originating the role of Deena Jones in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls, Ralph stops by to discuss the importance of World AIDS Day on December 1. She talks about what it means to her and how people can get involved.

African American Profile
(Nov 11, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by the founders of Big Vision Empty Wallet, Dani Faith Leonard & Alex Cirillo. The three talk about the company and their program called Kickstart Diversity that focuses on creating more diversity behind the scenes of TV and film. They also discuss the importance of the independent genre of TV and film.

African American Profile
(Nov 04, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Ylleya Fields, author of the book series, "Princess Cupcake Jones." She talks about the character's creation, how she found herself as an author, and her success. She also discusses what her work means to children.

African American Profile
(Oct 28, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Dhylles Davis, author of the book, "Your Life! Your Purpose! No Explanations!" She talks about her involement with the Sip and Chat Movement. She also explains the importance of inner peace and gives self-help tips and advice.

African American Profile
(Oct 21, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by M. Lachi, author of the book, "The Ivory Staff: A Dark Fairy Tale of Kings and War." They discuss her book, what it was like traveling to Africa for source material, and what she can take away from the experience. They also talk about her business and being the founder of Music Scribes, a music transcription outfit specializing in arranging and custom scoring.

African American Profile
(Oct 07, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Lisa Durden, a TV personality, blogger, and motivational speaker. They talk about relevant pop culture topics and Durden gives her opinion on them. They also discuss subjects that pertain to the African American community and more about Durden's exciting life.

African American Profile
(Sep 30, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Larry "Lak" Henderson of Smart Music Entertainment. He talks about his unique approach to education and how rap is a powerful medium. He goes in-depth about the youth of America.

African American Profile
(Aug 19, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by James B. LaValle, author of the book, "Cracking the Metabolic Code." The two discuss everything food; the good, the bad, the cravings, the tasty, and the right choices. LaValle shares his advice for healthy living and which foods you should be directing your appetite towards.

African American Profile
(Jul 08, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Omarey Williams is joined by Felton Perry, author of the book, "Sometimes the Diaspora Begins at Home." The two tie together principles and topics discussed in Perry's book with modern-day African-American issuess. They hit on such key points like the Baltimore riots, police brutality, and thoughts of the youth.

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