On December 19, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was moving, heartfelt & eye opening. The Guest Speakers, John Burke, Floyd Townsend, Jayvon and Zyone Thomas shared the real deal from four different perspectives. We spoke about real life situations from behind prison walls, what it feels like to be stripped away from your loved ones, re-entry, programs that assist with job readiness and employment, acceptance, making positive choices, learning from someone else’s experiences, the difficulty in change, environmental factors that contribute to incarceration, family dynamics, being a role model, reaching people of all ages to stop recidivism and giving back to the community; just to name a few. Thank you to the Guest Speakers, the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor and the engineer for the night for adding to the show.
Last night’s show, Questions, Answers & Solutions was informative & resourceful. Our guests speakers, Charles Billups, NYS President of The Grand Council of the Guardians and Kendra Coston, Financial Secretary of the Nobles shared a month full of information. The following things were discussed; Nobles’ Mission statement, Enrollment, the over all purpose of law enforcement and community collaboration , community involvement/service (scholarship fund, Turkey give away, Prince Charming/proms dresses and suits), empowerment, unity, the closing of Rikers Island, the importance of Narcan, Cross training , Operation spotlight, Slingshot, Stop and frisk
and respect for authority/the general population. Thank you to the Guest Speakers, the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor and the engineer for adding value to the show.
On November 28, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was shut down last night with The one and only William Teddy Portwine. Our conversation stemmed on, but was not limited to, The System and its strategic design, Bitcoin, ownership, Teddy as an author, home schooling verses public school education, some of the pros/cons of social media, wealth, community support, true friendship, respect for Black women, sports as a way to connect as well as lead towards education, religious practices, drug epidemic, gentrification, the upbringing of young men in single homes, the closing of Riker’s Island, past/present politicians/community activist (Trump, Obama and Sharpton). Thank you to William Teddy Portwine, who was accompanied by his brothers, James & BJ Carter for coming through. Thank you for sharing so much in a short period of time about issues in general. There’s so much going on in the world and at some point we all seek clarity and understanding. Thank you to the viewers, supporters, call ins and the engineer for the night for adding value to the show.
On November 21, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions with Javier Durecut was eye opening, genuine and inspiring. Javier was forthcoming with all the details of his arrest, court case, conviction and sentencing. In 1998 Javier was arrested at the age of 33 and sentenced to 16 1/2 Years in prison. He was released back into society in 2014 after appearing before the board. Javier and I spoke about the desire to be a part of the crowd, despite being raised in a stable home with strong morals/values. We spoke about learning how to adapt, staying focused, believing in a higher power, dealing with adversity, the difficulties in obtaining employment, family support, surrounding yourself around positive influences, finding your purpose, education, isolation, maturity, giving back to the community, re-adapting to societal norms, reuniting and so much more. Thank you to Javier and his ability to Adapt, Survive, Rebuild & Thrive. Thank you to the viewers, supporters, call ins, Todd Taylor and the engineer for adding value to the show.
On November 14, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was on fire last night with The Show Time Sisters, Lakeya, Ebony & Shavon/children of Al & Elisa Alexander. When the Alexander’s think of business, entrepreneurship and jags you follow. They are young, educated, vibrant & resourceful. The sisters have strong morals & values and aren’t afraid to tell it like it from a positive perspective. We talked about how it was to grow up in the shop, earning your keep, maintaining good credit, securing credentials, their strong work ethic, the latest and popping hair styles, hair types, sibling love, long and short term goals, as well as, their contribution to Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn Communities. When you see these Sisters you know it’s SHOW TIME! Thanks a million to Lakeya, Ebony & Shavon for appearing as guests. Thank you to the viewers, supporters, call ins, Todd Taylor and our engineer for the night for address no value to the show.
I feel honored to have not only received a copy of Embrace Your Cake’s book Unapologetically Winning but to have my DEAR SISTER letter on page 144. Thank you to all that had a hand in this wonderful book/idea. Much love to @embraceyourcake
On October 24, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was with guest Karyl Hawes-Jones was insightful and refreshing as we embarked on racism. Not often enough are we comfortable with addressing issues surrounding racism, its root, truth and ugliness. Karyl gracefully and respectfully shared her wisdom, expounding on personal, professional and historic experiences surrounding the topic. We talked about the need for Us to love, teach and embrace one another as We once did. We scratched the surface on how racism effects men and women differently, speaking properly, respect, dignity, some difficulty in dealing with Blacks vs Whites, interracial marriage, our children attending predominantly white schools, the meaning of diversity, black hair and the power within the Black Woman, just to name a few. Thanks a million to Karyl, the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor and the engineer for adding value to the show.
On October 17, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was full of ownership, enthusiasm, passion and passing on the ownership torch. Our guests touched on the many areas that are needed to be a successful Black Business Owner. Some of the keys points included generational success, securing & maintaining good credit, quality verses financial gain, commitment to service, getting out of your comfort zone, integrity, being honest with and educating customers, legacy/building an ownership oriented household, support, fear as well as, future endeavors. Thank you to our guests, Carrena, Alfonso and Elisa for joining us in conversation. Thank you to the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor and the station Engineer for adding value to the show.
On October 10, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was a thumbs up for the fathers. We listened as the fathers expressed that they are loving, empathetic and nurturing against the stigma that most fathers are absentee figures. We spoke about the growing pains of being a parent; like schedule adjustments, quality time, discipline, shared responsibilities as well as exploring your child’s gifts/talents. We also touched a little on the injustices surrounding child support, the aftermath of the breakup and possible bitterness, the need for maintaining a close net family and support with raising a child(ren). Our quests aren’t just fathers but also positive role models for other fathers as well as growing young men. Thank you to Lance, Wayne and Todd for sharing their parenting experiences. Thank you to the viewers, supporters, Radio Rema, and Tarek Anderson for adding value to the show.
On October 3, 2017; Questions, Answers and Solutions was enlightening, inspiring and left us with a heart full of hope for the educational system. Our quest, mentor and educator, Adrian Brooks; expounded on his approach to real life events, empathy and compassion while teaching ELA to his students. He eloquently expressed the need for more diversity in schools, parent involvement, the plight between public and charter schools, the distribution of funds and common core/school standards. Adrian added that he intends on furthering his endeavors by building a school for Us within the community within the next decade. Adrian is also a dedicated member of the Grove chapter and extends his commitment to the Harlem Community while remaining a teacher in the North Bronx. Adrian is in the process of working with Safe Horizon and donating Halloween costumes to children. His dedication to his profession, students and parents alike is exemplary and just what we need in our schools. Thank you to Adrian Brooks, the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and Radio Rema for adding value to our show.
On September 25, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was inspired by relationship goals that stemmed from love, commitment, compromise, time, truth, values and togetherness. Todd and I conversed with two couples; Tim & Regina Harp, as well as, Stacy & Amira Beatty, which were well versed and grounded in their marriages. We talked about fun times, first encounters, courtship, dating, shared responsibilities, difference in characteristics, teamwork, then verses now, intimacy and me time. Thank you so much to our quests for gracing us with their presence, the viewers, supporters, call in, Tarek Anderson, Radio Rema and FLO Empire Radio for adding value to our show.
On September 19, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions, Embodied phenomenal women in its purest form; Strong Women, Bold Women, Experienced Women, Graceful Women, as well as Humble Women. Each of the quests had a unique parenting experience that included, but not limited to, loss, struggle, love, self-care, lessons, teaching, decision making, results, confirmation, support, mistakes, sacrifice, compromise, growth, survival and embraced the process. We pointed out that 1. Parenting has no script but we take the tools we have and apply them; good, not so good and indifferent in hopes that it helps and not harms. 2. Part of being a parent is to exemplify what you want to see in your child/ren. 3. Parenting includes hard work with endless results. 4. Establishing a healthy relationship with our child/ren is beneficial from birth and beyond. 5. Being the shoulder, the lap and sometimes extending tough love out of love. 6. When children are young they are on our hearts and as they grow they stay on our mind. 7. Every home is structured differently; some are one or two parent homes. Others have extended support from family/friends to assist with raring the child/ren and or have outside role models that empower productivity. Thank you so much to Michelle, Jeanessa, Andrea, Danielle and Rosyln for sharing your parenting experiences. Last night’s conversation pierced my heart and many others. Thank you to the call ins, bowers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson, Radio Rema and FLO Empire Radio for adding value to our show.
On September 17, 2017; Building Safer Communities is so grateful for all the love and support. Thank you to all that came out to walk with us. It was a long day but we made it to the end.
On September 12, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions sparked many flames as we grappled with the topic of racism. Racism is a sensitive subject but important and impacts so many lives. As a people we can all agree that racism still exists and that there’s more work to be done. Our speakers spoke about the many forms of racism that may include efforts to push non-traditional preferences on broader society, unfavorable interactions with law enforcement, the mis-handling of funds for schools in specific areas, as well as deliberate laws and a system designed for us to fail. Some solutions were addressed and included, reinforcing black history universally, the idea of change verses circumstance, Financial literacy, reunification of the family, parental involvement in schools and advocating for laws and practices related to the school’s curriculum to change. Thank you to the viewers, supporters and call ins (Ira and Vernon). Thank you to our guest speakers Whirl Wise, Noel Epps, William Teddy Portwine and Todd Taylor. Thank you to Radio Remy FLO Empire Radio and Tarek Anderson for adding value to our show.
September 9, 2017 was the start of BSC/TEAM RUN’s Education & Sports Program at Roy Wilkins Recreational Center from 3-6pm.
On September 5, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was overshadowed with wisdom, ministry, testimonies, resources and empathy. Some of us are filled with self-doubt, struggle with reversing the cycle and justify poor behavior. Well did Reverend Joseph Jones shed light and give us a burst of reality, when he said; “there’s no room for excuses.” Reverend Jones shared many examples of triumph, giving not to receive and community action. He touched on his involvement with the DA’s office and various programs he birthed and indeed were successful. He also spoke heavily about the importance of diversity, maintaining the family structure, believing in a Higher Power and lending a helping hand to those who are in need. In addition, Reverend Jones reminded us that history repeats itself with just a bit more push the next time around. There’s nothing we can’t do if we want it bad enough. Stay focused be encouraged and commit to putting in the work. Thank you to our Guest Speaker, the viewers, supporters, call in, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson, Radio Rema and FLO Empire Radio for adding value to our show.
On August 30, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was on fire with guest speakers, Vincent Sinclair & Minister Larry Walker. Vincent discussed effective ways to bridge the gap between the community and law enforcement. His mission included using all proceeds from his organization, LEO Hearted to honor members in law enforcement as well as major figures in the community. In addition, he’s working closely with the district attorney’s office to provide mentorship for young adults between the ages of 16-20. Vincent has also gathered members to pack and ship out up to five thousand schools supplies/backpacks across the five boroughs. Minister Walker expressed his dedication to the people in and outside of the ministry to bring people together. He uses his testimony to exemplify that living an honest, productive life is possible even after once living on the Edge. In addition, he believes that ministry doesn’t only occur within the confines of the church but outside in the communities, streets, as well as, within the five boroughs and beyond. Both gentlemen expounded on issues surrounding racism, unity, defining what it is to be an American and self-care just to name a few. Thank you to Whirlwise for donating to t-shirts to us for the show. Thank you to our guests, viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and FLO Empire radio for adding value to the show.
On August 22, 2017 Question, Answers & Solutions was filled with a burst of energy and high hopes for our future. Samaya, Marquese, Miracle, Egypt & DJ Annie Red showed up and knocked us out with their talent. Our youth Hosts/guests were confident, enthusiastic, articulate and goal oriented. They asked questions that were on target and weren’t afraid to express their individuality. We spoke about their futures as entrepreneurs, their inspirations, how they got started, the importance of investing, taking care of their families and having a spiritual background. In addition, we discussed some of their support systems as well as specific projects they’ve worked on. Special thank you to the parents for building solid foundations and instilling strong morals and values in their children. You all exemplify the village it takes to raise our children. Thank you to the call ins, viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and F.L.O Radio for adding value to the show.
On August 15, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was authentic, enlightening & humbling. Artistry is from the heart, exudes uniqueness and pours out imagination. Art allows you to think outside of the box. Last night’s conversation opened the door to our youth. We all have a gift that calls for expression. Thank you to the viewers, supporters, call ins, Todd Taylor, Leon, Bamoozie, Tarek Anderson & F.L.O empire radio for adding to our progression.
On August 9,2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was the epitome of what Building Safer Communities stands for ; Adapt, Survive, Rebuild & Thrive. These three gentlemen heroically discussed their medical related diagnoses without hesitation, shame or quilt. We embarked on diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, forms of cancer, as well as, PTSD. As some of know, the aforementioned runs rampant in families of color. We live in such a fast paced society that at times we forget about annual doctor’s visits, semiannual dental follow ups, eating healthy, exercise as well as taking time out to enjoy life. Knowing your family history when it relates to medical, mental health and substance abuse plays an essential role in living a healthier lifestyle. It’s a fact that stress attacks the weakest part of body, is an unreported #1 killer, and also contributes to medical, mental health and substance abuse issues. We can all learn from others experiences whether good, not so good or indifferent and make better choices. Thank you to Leon, Mark & Tim for sharing their stories. Thank you to the call ins DeDe & Gina, the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and F.L.O Empire Radio for adding to our value.
On August 1, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions with Winfield Sargeant was a mouth full of perseverance. Winfield expounded on everyday life stressors, facing adversity, trauma, battling substance abuse and surviving HIV. His resilience is astounding. His presence is refreshing and His heart is golden. Conquering all fears, Win dedicates all he’s learned through life experiences and unselfishly gives back to his/our community. Thank you Win for gracing us with your story and contribution to others in similar situations. Thank you to the call ins, the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Dj 1 flight and FLO Empire Radio for making all this possible.
On July 25, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was all about education. The conversation was filled with valuable information about public and charter schools from three of NYC’s finest teachers. We embarked on the importance of classroom structure, the culture of the classroom setting, setting boundaries with students, providing a nurturing/safe environment for students & staff, parental involvement, encouraging students to exercise critical thinking, as well as, over all life & college preparation; just to name a few. Each teacher exemplified their own individual classroom skills, empathy, compassion and commitment to the field. Thank you to Brandon Taylor, Shameka Hood & Derek Cradle. Thank you to our call in Rusty, the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and FLO Empire Radio for making it all possible.
On July 18, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was an upfront conversation with Cory Provost, candidate for New York City Councilman. Cory’s exemplary background images what Brooklyn needs to improve the community. Cory expressed a dedication stemming from high school, in regard to serving and moving towards empowering those around him. His interests primarily focus on, but are not limited to, improving affordable housing, addressing issues with seniors, educational equality as well as limiting the amount of arrests for minor offenses. In addition, Cory humbly acknowledged important people including his family, friends and campaign team that continue to support his strides. Thank you to Cory Provost for coming out to discuss your future endeavors. Thank you to the viewers, supporters, my #1 supporter Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson, Louis David and floempireradio.com for making this possible.
On July 11, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was all about Artistry and the heart behind the master piece. There’re all types of art; Art we understand and some that may baffle us. Each artist engages us with their work differently and is able to convey the message behind the work. Art is a form of expression. It can be viewed as a silent expression and or a display of freedom of opinion with the use of visuals, colors, words shapes, etc. The artist whether via paintings, sculptures or tattoos is attached to each piece and displays a touch of uniqueness in each display. Art expands the mind and serves as a productive outlet/release that’s received by many as well as respected. Thank you to Te, Reggie, Leon, the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and FLO Empire Radio for making this possible.
On June 27, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was full of financial and home-ownership spirit. We should all buy into creating a culture of wealth. When it comes to making financial decisions and purchasing property; making sure you work with professionals that are educators, trustworthy, ethical, resourceful and full of life is essential. Embracing the process can be challenging but as proven, the results are remarkable. Thank you Madeline, Marlon and Mohammed for coming out and sharing the good news as well as educating our communities on not only Hot but Important topics. Thank you to Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and FLO Empire Radio for making all this possible.
On June 20, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was enlightening, engaging, authentic and informative. Each story was unique and came with sincerity. I embraced the opportunity to have an open dialogue with five amazing young ladies; all of which expressed their personal college experiences. I left the table filled and with a bigger picture of what college life entails. Thank you to my pumpkin/daughter Kayla Thomas, Todd’s daughter Bianca Taylor, my relative Zinga Freeman and two of my previous interns, Kendra Lizardo and Quiana Gilkes for joining me in conversation. Thank you to all the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and FLO Empire Radio for making this all possible.
On June 13, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was a reality check of what our future holds. The minds and steadfastness of our youth is amazing. Our youth are strong, independent, intellectual, intelligent and entrepreneurs stemming from the age of 7 to 17. Our featured guests were honest, enlightening, funny and clear and concise when discussing their present and future endeavors. To top it off they are each supported by nurturing parents, family members and friends that admire their success. Thank you to the parents as well as to Adrian Willis II, DJ Annie Red & Miracle for appearing on the show. Thank you to the viewers, supporters and call ins. Thank you to Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and FLO empire radio for making this possible.
On June 6, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was impacting, resourceful & powerful. I welcomed to separate segments. The first segment with Gina Humber & the second with Trish Van Buren accompanied by Dwayne Mayo. It’s essential to understand that we as people are evolving and should embrace the idea of positive change. Diversity can be a challenging discussion, especially when some express the need for People of color to buy into terms such as; support unity and empowerment. There’s work to do and as Gina said, “there’s no room for excuses.” In addition, owning your own business isn’t enough. We need to learn the tools necessary to maintain a clientele committed to the service and or good in order to be financially stable. It’s equally important to learn the many facets of starting your own business, the definition of each entity as well as capturing the need of the community with your service and or good. Thank you to all the supporters, viewers, call ins, the three aforementioned guest speakers, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and floempireradio.com for making this possible.
On May 23, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was full of laughter and spark with Winstein Armstrong. He definitely fits the description of a natural turn up and can hold a show down solo. Organic Comedy stems from the roots, mind, body, soul and most of all from the heart. If we have desire to acquire knowledge, an open ear is a great start. Winstein took us to a higher level with his originality, enthusiasm and historical knowledge. Thank you to LaSharra Bennett and Trish for calling in and joining the conversation. Please help support their two events coming up in June (in Queens) & July (in Brooklyn). I’ll re-post the flyers. Thank you to the viewers, supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and FLO Empire Radio for making this all possible.
On May 16, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was full of Awesome Authors & Book Sellers. When we think about the world today and the many elements to reading 📖,expanding your thoughts & conversational skills; books are to blame in a good way. Books are enjoyable, educational, thought provoking, imaginary, inspirational, etc and are just pretty darn cool. Not to mention, that the authors have sole, passion, charisma and purpose in every line/chapter of their books. Thank you to Pandora, Teddy, Crystal & Greg for coming out and sharing with us last night. Thank you to the viewers, supporters, My life partner Todd, Tarek and FLO empire radio for making it all possible.
On May 9, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions; it was a show of intellectual minds coming together to converse on the seriousness of gentrification, loss of support in our communities, taking a deeper look at our roots/history, the role that the judicial and electoral candidates play in bettering the community and what’s been done so far from an individual & collective perspective. I want to thank Anthony Herbert, Shannon, Yolanda Brathwaite and Neville Mitchell for coming out yesterday evening. Special thank you to Todd, Tarek Anderson and Flo empire radio for making it all possible.
May 2, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was phenomenal. It’s an awesome feeling to know that there’re programs in and out of our communities suited to empower, motivate and encourage our children to soar and reach their highest potential. We touched on many points involving the community and the impact family, social norms, elders, services providers, etc have on children. There’s still work to be done and the time is now. We need to unite, teach & pass the torch. Thank you to the Elders; Gerard Townes, Gabrielle Baker & Clifford Simmons from Blue Nile and James Brodick from the Center for Community Innovation for extending themselves for the betterment of the community. Thank you to my life partner Todd Taylor, the viewers, supporters and FLO Empire Radio for making this all possible.
On April 26, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was phenomenal. I had the honor of sitting with and engaging in conversation with four African American Judges. They have and continue to make a difference in our communities, the judicial system as well as in the lives of others in as well as outside of Kings Count courts. The stigma has been broken. They’ve navigated criminal, supreme, housing and mental health court systems. I was empowered and teary eyed with joy by their grace, strength, intelligence, individuality, compassion, humility and beauty. Thanks a million to Judge, Sheares, Judge Gonzalez, Judge Depeyster & Judge Wade. Thank you to all the viewers, listeners and supporters, my number 1 supporter and life partner Todd, Tarek Anderson and FLO Empire Radio for making it all possible.
On April 18, 2017; the 1st segment of last night’s show, Questions, Answers & Solutions was informative, eloquently explained the different facets of court reporting and stenography. Amazingly the field is a lucrative and calls for patience, active listening & compassion. Michelle brought us so much information that many, who aren’t in the field, now feel more connected to and a part of. In the 2nd segment, I was pleased to have a 17-year-old fraternal twin (also Michelle’s daughter) speak courageously, confidently and wisely about peer pressure and bullying. Her ability to defuse negativity was remarkable and her responses were breathtaking and admirable. Thank you to Michelle & Amalia for appearing on the show, the supporters, Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and FLO empire radio for making this possible.
On April 11, 2017 Questions, Answers & Solutions with Host, Je’mere Heyward & Guest Speakers; Laurie Lunn, Dona Pagan, Ruth Riddick, Lila Boyer & Mrs. Rosario. It’s a new era & Peer/Recovery Coaching Works.
On April 4, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions; the music world has changed and that’s a fact. Most importantly we haven’t forgotten about those who paved the way. Good music is still alive and will take the house down. I pay homage to those from the old school. You will forever be saluted for your dedication, passion and love for Good Music. Special shout out to (Infinity Machine) DJ Divine, DJ Kendo, DJ Casino & World Wide Steve for coming out to represent. Shoutout to all the call ins, viewers, supporters, DJ 1 flight, my number one supporter Todd and floempireradio.On March 28, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions with Host, Je’mere Heyward & Guest Speakers, Althea Weber Bated, Sherneice Gatewood & Lydia Smith.
On March 21, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions; playing sports is an advantage that opens up doors that lead to endless possibilities. The conversation was filled with passion; shed light on the core meaning of teamwork, dedication, training and respect. Thank you to the viewers, call ins, supporters, Stewart Davis, Charles Coleman, my #1 Supporter Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson and F.L.O Empire Radio for making last night possible. Thanks for the insight, Michelle, Benjamin, Eugene, Phillip & Jason. You guys added so much to the conversation.
On March 7, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions; reminiscing with family was fun and innovating. I’m so proud of us and our futures. We are connected, determined and focused. Thank you to Brandon, Keand & Ja’sean for a great conversation. Special thank you to the viewers, supporters, my number 1 supporter Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson (DJ 1 flight) & FLO Empire Radio for making all this possible.
On February 28, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions with Host, Je’mere Heyward and Guest Speakers/Attorneys at Law, Mark Pollard, & Rene Myatt for a conversation regarding the criminal justice system.
On February 21, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was an innovating discussion about dealing with the youth and the effectiveness of our community programs. The speakers addressed each question with care, empathy and character. Thank you to Leander, Naomi and Jai’von for joining me as guest speakers & Naimah for calling in and adding spice to the conversation. Thank you to all the viewers, listeners, my number 1 supporter Todd Taylor, DJ 1 flight (Tarek Anderson) & F.L.O Empire Radio for making the show a success.
On February 19, 2017; Building Safer Communities went out to support Vain NYC. This day was well worth it. I held an awesome Healthy Relationships workshop @ Vanity Vain’s event with Shari Rivera, Yvonne Williams, Robin Richie & many others. Support Black Business!
February 14, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions; I have to say my guests Steve, Roslyn, Deidre& Lauri Rocked the station & put a spin, twist & turn on what it means to be single. It got real, it got spicy and most of all we keep it respectful. Thank you so much to the viewers, supporters, call ins, my #1 supporter Todd Taylor, Tarek Anderson (DJ 1 flight) and FLO Empire Radio for a fun filled Valentine’s Day night.
On February 7, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was on shut down mode last night. At times our men are viewed negatively but this was the total opposite. It’s not often that we can sit at the table and speak on law enforcement, the judicial system and criminology and keep it all together. The strength of our men was a little overwhelming but is definitely what our communities need to assist in holding it together. Thank you to all the viewers, supporters and call ins. Thank you to Ty, Randy, Eric, my #1 supporter Todd Taylor, DJ 1 flight & FLO Empire Radio. Tune in next Tuesday from 8-10pm with host, Je’mere Heyward for another Lit conversation.
On January 31, 2017; Last night’s show was awesome. I was surrounded by wisdom, old school inspiration and speakers that were rooted in morals and values. This show is exactly what we as a society needed. Thank you to Dr. Buzz, Thelma Coleman, Lawrence Riddick, the viewers, supporters, Laurie Lunn for calling in, Todd Taylor (my #1 Supporter), Tarek Anderson and FLO Empire Radio. Tune in next Tuesday, February 7th from 8-10pm.
On January 24, 2017: Questions, Answers & Solutions with The one and only Talent Producer, Tina Graham & Comedian Kenny Williams; when I say The Higher Power moves mountains in mystery way; boy will He do it. Although two of my original guests couldn’t make it, the show was insightful, educating and sincere with a sprinkle of laughter. Not only did I feel honored with these two guest speakers, I felt the genuineness, humility & drive they possess. Thank you so much for being a part of this platform. Thank you to all the viewers & supporters, my #1 supporter, Todd Taylor, DJ 1 flight (Taren Anderson) & FLO Empire Radio.
On January 19, 2017; so many joined the call that night. I conversed with Monique Denton-Davis, Founder & CEO of Embrace Your Cake.
On January 17, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was a breath of business diversity and paved the way for small businesses. Vernise expounded on the importance of traveling the world, taking time to enjoy life and living life to the fullest; Delores shared her tasty 😋 treats while in the show(they are delicious by the way), her love for baking, what support from all angles looks like and the reward of seeing people smile via Moody Treats. Rodney shared his experiences as a consumer, passion towards the need for Black Businesses within the community, expressed the importance of going the full extent to own your idea(s) as well as enlightened us about his dedication towards the feathermen rights to passage. It was an honor to share this conversation. Thank you to the viewer’s/listeners/supporters for tuning in. Thank you to my #1 supporter Todd Taylor, DJ 1 flight & FLO Empire Radio for being a part of this movement.
On January 10, 2017; Questions, Answers & Solutions was powerful, touching, impacting, inspiring as well as educational. I’m honored for having the opportunity to sit at the table with these three young ladies. Thank you to Esther, Sherline and Amira for gracing us with your presence and your knowledge about Autism. Our communities have heard your voice. Thank you to all the viewers, supporters, callers, my #1 supporter Todd Taylor, DJ 1 flight and F.L.O Empire Radio.
On January 3, 2017; I must say that learning is continuous and it’s amazing how we’re evolving as people/Human Service providers. The conversation was enlightening full of expertise and experience as well as informational. Thank you to Dr. Robert Smith, Tatiana Green, Gary Alleyne and J-Treme Boyd-Carney for coming out the educate us. Thank you to Ms. Bookard calling who called in from NC, the viewers, listeners, my #1 Supporter, Todd Taylor, DJ 1 Flight & Floempireradio.com for making the show a success. Until Next Tuesday let your positive waves carry someone else throughout the week.
On September 27, 2016; Questions, Answers & Solutions; guest speakers Monique Denton-Davis (Embrace Your Cake), Craig Tucker (In My Life Time), Deborah Young (Lips with a Cause) & Chef Juvon, rocked the station with their empowering entrepreneurial voices. It was an honor for me to close out the years show with grace, motivation, hope and awesomeness. The Kinetic energy was at a high; the conversation was on point and was filled with passion. Thank you to the guests, viewers, callers, my #1 supporter, Todd Taylor, DJ 1 Flight & F.L.O Empire Radio for keeping it real, keeping it possible and keeping it within the community.
On December 20, 2016; Questions, Answers & Solutions was passionate, impacting, eye-opening, fierce and informational. Thank you to Liza Chowdhury, Jason David, Norris Batts and Jason Hanna for coming out and adding many perspectives, real talk and spice to the show. Special thanks to DJ 1 flight for the background music, Todd Taylor my # supporter and always to the viewers who tuned in.
On December 13, 2016; that picture you take when you’re surrounded by confident, well-rounded, educated, support fathers/role models. Last night’s show, Questions, Answers & Solutions was the epitome of great conversation and excellence. Thank you to all the listeners, Richard Watkins, Jeff Wade, Raleigh Hall, Derek Carter, F.L.O Empire Radio, DJ 1 Flight and my #1 supporter Todd Taylor. Special thanks to Rosyln, Aus, Laurie Lunn & Todd Fountaine for calling in to join the conversation.
As you know I’m getting Christmas gifts together on behalf of Building Safer Communities, LLC. I want to give a biggggggg shout out to @sharneatutumania for donating four ponchos to Odyssey Houses Mother & Child Program. And to top it off they are hand made. Sharnea Lewis you ROCK!!!!
On December 6, 2016; my 1st internet radio show, Questions, Answers & Solutions went live on floempireradio.com today. You have no idea how grateful I am to my 3 quest speakers for making tonight’s conversation spectacular. These are the faces of teamwork, resilience, charisma and dedication. Thank you Laurie Lunn, Shari Rivera & Lance Cruell for your support. Special thank you to all the viewer’s/supporters. Rosyln Morrison and Serrano you guys Rock. Tune in next Tuesday, December 13th for another live show from 8-10pm.
On November 28, 2016; You never know who’s listening 👂🏾 and my mother taught me to be on my best behavior at all times. I’m so glad I listened. The recorded radio show at Medgar Evers College, with HOST Charles Thomas was awesome. I didn’t realize it was being recorded by Marvelous Marv; you know the guy who does all the mixing and house music 🎶 for WBLS. Tune in to hear the conversation this Wednesday on wmecradio.com.
November 24, 2016; When I started my own business I vowed to Never forget where I came from. Part of THANKSGIVING to me is being grateful for what I have & in return giving back. Wealth is a state of mind and has the ability to keep you full. I’m thankful to The Higher Power for what I’m able to do. Happy Thanksgiving to All.
November 19, 2016; Tonight was the making of great connections in its finest. I was so pleased to see young men between the ages of 16-19 present. It felt great to share in a room full of inspiration, truth, motivation and empowerment. Thank you Tamika Moody for your continuous efforts toward making Our World a better and more Informed place.
Building Safer Communities, LLC is committed to giving back to the community in more ways than one. I was asked by J-Treme Boyd-Carney to find donator’s. Ashleigh and I want to lead by example. We just finished counting the items to donate to Odyssey Houses Mother & Child Program. I’m teaching my Princess that generosity goes a long way. We are asking that You join us as well and give a gift from the Heart . Some believe in giving Toys. I believe in giving sleepers, socks, sweaters, underwear, t-shirts, all-in-ones, etc. The children are from the ages of newborn-6 years old and all donations must be submitted by December 15th. Please let me know if you want to participate. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.
On November 12, 2016; The Higher Power Showed Up & Showed Out On My Behalf. I want to give a shout out to all my supporters New & Seasoned for making this event a memorable one. The Kinetic Energy in the building was overwhelming & left me open for more. Special thank you to Shekera Shahid for inviting me to showcase my Passion. Cousins Karen Smith & Kira Kira Kira you guys Rock.
A family that builds together, stays together. Preparation for the Health Fair on November 12, 2016 at Restoration Plaza. Building Safer Communities starts at home. We build, work & grow together to make a solid foundation. This is how we Raise the Bar & Do-IT-Responsibly®. We hope to see familiar faces come out an support a great cause.
On November 11, 2016; I read My People The Riot Act on Supporting Black Businesses. I met this young lady from Elle Rouge Events ONCE @ an event hosted by Vain NYC Inc. She also knows Todd from Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, where she hosted a dance school. When you see someone grinding, promoting and sincerely passionate about their business-SUPPORT THEM. We are motivated by the positive waves of others. UNITE- Raise the Bar & Do-IT-Responsibly®.