Drug Resistant Malaria Spreading Throughout South East Asia, 10 Year Old Black Boy Charged With Assault Playing Dodge Ball, A Black Special Needs Child Dies in Kentucky CPS Custody, White Male Kills 3 Wounds 12 At California Garlic Festival
In this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joseph and Patrick delve into four topics that made headlines in the news this past week. A drug resistant mutating form of malaria and parasite is rapidly spreading through Southeast Asia, and if not contained could be an international issue. A 10 year old black boy is being charged with assault because a white child was hit in the head with a dodge ball during a game. The mother of the white child claims her child has been targeted in the past, but her child doesn't agree that that act was malicious. Kentucky resident Charity Lewis' daughter was forcefully taken from her by the Child Protective Services because they claimed she was neglecting her child. Charity's daughter was healthy in her care, in the foster care provided by the Kentucky CPS she died. A young white male named Santino William Legan killed 3 people and injured 12 in a mass shooting at a California Garlic Festival. Click the button below to support Charity Lewis in finding justice in the death of hr daughter.
I was born in Greenwood, SC the same hospital as Dr. Benjamin E. Mayes mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I raised all over the world as a military brat. I lived in Germany for 8 years, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Georgia. My step father Carey L Grant was an Army Sgt and superhero to me and my mom was everything to me. My biological dad was one of my biggest inspirations and career mentors.
I started my first business at age 8 and by 13 I launched 2 other businesses. I was a very active and ambitious child. Doing CHORES gave me a great work ethic and attention to detail that helped me later in life, especially in business.
I have 3 sisters 1 one brother. My older sister is more like the big brother I never had. She beat me up until age 14. LOL
I got my first job at 14 at Dairy Queens and all throughout high school I worked, played sports and went to school.
I have successfully owned 12 businesses in 7 different industries. I ran several businesses while in college at USC.
The businesses included: 2 tire shops my first I bought of craigslist; 2 restaurants one at 22 and other at 25 which was a wing spot I called T’s Wings; a lawn care service I bought out of the Carolina trader; a digital marketing firm; a $1200 a day online loan processing company I started after being laid off; 2 commercial cleaning companies in which I was the youngest to purchase in their history; 2 independent cleaning companies one with as many as 26 employees.
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As a servant-leader, mentor, and educator, Dr. Willie Williams is fully committed to eradicating social and economic injustices for diverse populations. He has dedicated most of his career as a social work professional and community advocate to working with youth, families, and community. For Dr. Williams, career achievements carry a different meaning; the outcomes of the lives he impacts. His extraordinary ability to relate to at-risk youth and their skill-sets, while developing youth service programs makes him sought after in the community.
Additionally, for more than a decade Dr. Williams has specialized in tackling social issues and ensuring the positive development of young people in the Big Bend area through mentoring and professional workshops. Dr. Williams has dedicated significant time towards providing recommendations and guidance on program structure to several youth organizations including Ernie Sims S.T.A.R.S Mentoring program, the Omega Lamplighters (OLL), Girls2Divas (G2D), and most notably Dr. Williams served as a National Director for Distinguished Young Gentlemen of America, Inc. (DYG). As the National Director of Internal Affairs, Dr. Williams played a vital role in establishing measurable goals and outcomes for the program while securing more than $80,000 in grants through his grant-writing skills. DYG and its mentoring services played a significant role in designating the City of Tallahassee as the winner of the All-America City Award in 2015.
Dr. Williams currently serves as lead coordinator for the City of Tallahassee’s summer youth employment program, the Tallahassee Future Leaders Academy (TFLA) and the City’s collegiate internship program. He has played a vital role in establishing numerous partnerships outside of the City government departments increasing job placement of youth to more than 200 employment placements over the past three summers. The program is directly responsible for city of Tallahassee youth between the ages of 15 to 19 in receiving more than 1,000 professional certifications over the past four years. Dr. Williams led the way in establishing new, and innovative relationships with Florida A&M University, Florida State University, and Tallahassee Community College. Where these relationships exposed youth participants to college campus tours and workshops, in addition to learning about all of the processes involved in becoming a college student. In 2018 TFLA received International and National awards from the National League of Cities, United States Conference of Mayors, and the International City Managers Association for its cultural diversity and innovative collaboration across the City of Tallahassee. Additionally, Dr. Williams prides himself on his desire, and ability to give back to the community, often hosting fundraisers to support local community organizations. Dr. Williams
Launched WillPower Innovation Network, LLC with a vision of utilizing his extensive experience, knowledge, and skills to further educate and guide youth organizations toward becoming more effective and efficient in providing services to youth. Through his dedicated example, he encourages others to mentor and interact in youth’s lives.
Dr. Williams received his Doctor of Public Health degree from Florida A & M University, Institute of Public Health with a research focus on “The Impact of Comprehensive Mentoring for At-Risk African American Male Teenagers: A Case Study Analysis.” Through his meticulous research involving the DYG and OLL mentoring programs, Dr. Williams was able to establish the instrumental role youth mentoring programs play in the development of improved health behaviors and life-style decisions among high-risk African American male teenagers.
During his matriculation at Florida A&M University, he served as President to the Graduate Student Association (GSA), and the 2017 Graduate Class President. Dr. Williams played an instrumental role in revitalizing the presence of the graduate organization on campus and securing over $80,000 in funds to support graduate student professional development and conference travels.
With all these efforts and outreach Dr. Williams has embarked upon, also comes increased community profile and recognition. Notably as the Social Worker of the year for the Big Bend National Association of Social Workers, the Golden A.C.E. winner for Authentic Community Engagement, a finalist for the Tallahassee Democrat’s Person of the Year, and as a finalist for the Leadership Tallahassee Leader of the Year.
California Passes Bill To Protect Black Hairstyles, 15 African Nations Adopt A Single Currency, 2020 Census, and More
In this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joseph and Patrick open the show up with an update about Marshae Jones, the Alabama woman who was shot in the stomach and was originally going to be prosecuted, but charges will not be filed against her in the death of her unborn child. The gentlemen also talked about the Justice Department attempting to add citizenship questions to the 2020 census. The main topics the gentlemen covered are as follows, California became the first state in the USA to pass a bill to protect citizens from being discriminated based on their hair style, 15 African nations will adopt a single currency called the ECO.
Black Transgenders Murdered, Black Mother Charged In Death of Unborn Child, Democratic Debate, White Missionary Being Sued For Death of Ugandan Children
In this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joseph and Patrick engage in a social discussion about four topics they found relevant. The first topics is the number of black transgenders killed in America over the last few years. They also talk about how we must not neglect any members of our society who have not abandoned our people. A black mother in Alabama is being charged in the death of her unborn child after being shot. A white missionary woman named Renee Bach is being sued by Ugandan mothers after their children died. The mothers claim that Bach posed as a doctor attempting to treat their children for malnutrition. The last topic was the 2019 Democratic debate. Joseph and Patrick give their opinions about the debates and also reminds the listeners to study the candidates before they vote. Tune in to hear the podcast!!
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