Westchester, NY — On Sunday, October 30th Black Westchester Magazine reaches a new milestone as we air one 100th Episode of the People Before Politics Radio Show. That’s right Damon K. Jones and AJ Woodson will host their 100th show, bringing you Real Talk For The Community, with rotating co-hosts Cynthia Turquest-Jones, Dr, Robert Baskerville, Brenda L. Crump, Priscilla Echi and Janelle Allbritton and BW Financial Columnist Rashad Bilal and With Special Live In Studio Guest Angela Johnson singing her hit song ‘Black Boy Lullaby‘. PBP Radio has been a vital voice and tackled everything that concerns the black community for a little over two years since it’s first airing on In The Mixx Radio on Sunday, August 3, 2014.
Previous guest have included Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the five candidates that ran for the 36th Senatorial District, Jamaal Bailey, Rev. Edward Mulraine, Rev. Que English, Dr. Alvin Ponder and Pamela Johnson, who appeared for a live debate before the 2016 Primary. We had Mount Vernon City Court Candidates, Tamika Coverdale and Judge Nichelle Johnson. We also had Civil Rights Attorneys Mayo Bartlett, Benita Zelman, Eric Sanders and Michael Sussman, legendary radio show host Bob Law, Byron Allen came on to discuss his lawsuit against Comcast, White Plains/ Greenburgh NAACP President Lena Anderson, Joseph Bridgers Muhammad President of the International Association of Black Professional Firefighters (IABPFF), Yusef Salaam (Central Park 5), Author of “Corruption Officer” Gary L. Heyward, Cynthia Bellinger of Total Faith Networks, Comedians Talent & Aldo Marachlian, Mt. Vernon City Judge Adrian Armstrong, Sharonne Salaam (Mother of Yusef Salaam of the Central Park 5), M.A.D.E. Transitional Services Executive Director and Founder Toney L. Earl, Jr., CPC, Sandy Bernabei, founding member of the AntiRacist Alliance (ARA), and Nada Khadar, the Executive Director of WESPAC, Dr. Ron Daniels President of the IBW (Institute of the Black World 21st Century) and PAUD (Pan-African Unity Dialog), Chris Lat owner of AACA (African American College Alliance Clothing) and Christian Mejia – Latino Outreach for Westchester 4 Bernie, Patrice Wallace-Moore,
Student Minister Abdul Hafeez Muhammad of Mosque #7 has appeared on PBP Radio at least three times as has Captain Dennis Muhammad of The Peacekeepers. Other guest have included SLJ Kreations’ Sandra and Greg Johnson, Westchester County Legislators Lyndon Williams and Ken Jenkins have both made multiple appearances. Radio personality Bob Marrone of Good Morning Westchester (WVOX) and the Bob Marrone Show (WFAS), Mr. Stop & Shake, Hector Santiago, members of the Yonkers SNUG, poverty crusader Juanita Lewis of Community Voices Heard, Kenneth Chamberlain Jr, Samuel L. Rivers, Dr. Guilo Cavallo (Westchester Independence Party Chairman), Darin A. Kent and Osiris Imhotep (founder of the Mt. Vernon Film Festival), Philanthropist & Author Michael Arterberry, Talk of the Sound Managing Editor Robert Cox, Retired Westchester County Department of Corrections Officer Rickey Maxwell, People For Bernie’s National Digital Director Katherine Brezler, Author & Former NYPD Inspector Corey Pegues,
City Councilmembers from throughout Westchester, Christopher A, Johnson (Yonkers), Jared Rice (New Rochelle), Nadine Hunt-Robinson (White Plains), Andrew ‘Noodle’ Rainey and Vivian (Cyndi) McKenzie (Peekskill) and Mount Vernon Councilman Andre Wallace, Marcus Griffith and Richard Thomas, Ossining Village Trustee Quantel Bazemore and a few Mayors like Noam Bramson (New Rochelle), Ernest D. Davis (Mount Vernon) and Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Finer. Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce President Dwayne Brown has been a longtime friend of the show and has made multiple appearances.
Others to appear in the first 100 episodes of PBP Radio include Daryl E. Jenkins, Head of Winbrook Pride, Inc, Jim Killiran of Habitat For Humanity, Mount Vernon Police Commissioner Robert ‘Bob’ Kelly, Peekskill Police Chief Eric Johansen, Former Dallas PD, Retired Sgt. Preston Gilstrap MVCSD School Board Trustees Brenda L. Crump, Lesly Zamor, Micha McOwen and Elias S. Gootzeit, Jose LaSalle “Cop Watch”, Timothy Ford “Africans Helping African”, and Frank Sha Francois “Stop Mass Incarceration”, Mount Vernon City School District Superintendent Dr Kenneth Hamilton, Benyamin Bridges of Parents Against Teen Violence, Nesta Felix of NewFlex Youth Programs, Inc., MVFD Union President Ernie Richardson, Mount Vernon City Council Candidate Janice Duarte, Lead by Example & Reverse the Trend’s CEO Antonio Hendrickson and Director Maurice Simpson, Former Mount Vernon Corporate Counsel Lauren P. Raysor, J.D.
As you can see we have had a wide range of politicians, police, attorneys, community activists, authors, members of the media and even a few recording artists, you never who is going to be the next show. On Sunday, October 30th we will be celebrating the first 100 episodes and giving you a taste of what to expect in the next 100. Celebrate with us, call in 718-705-4959 and let everyone know what PBP Radio means to you, Remember we will be on an additional hours this week from 6-9PM, If you are interested in sponsoring the 100th Episode or just being a PBP Radio Sponsor, contact us at BlackWestchesterMag@gmail.com