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Our Story with Terry Alford

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Terry Alford, Executive Director of the Michigan Street African American Corridor, will host OUR STORY, a new radio show on WUFO Radio Power 96.5FM, airing every Thursday evening from 6:30 pm until 7 pm. The program will feature guests, unknown facts, treasured stories and themes that provide insight into the historic Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor. Join us and find out about the latest happenings in the corridor and meet the proud resilient men and women living within and around our historic neighborhoods on the East Side of Buffalo.

Episode 3: Danny Williams
Aired: February 15, 2024

Terry talks to Danny Williams, the President of the Historic Colored Musicians Club & Jazz Museum, delving into the institution's profound history, ongoing construction initiatives, and ambitious future goals.

Episode 4: Reverend Eugene Pierce and Dr. Diane Cookfair
Aired: February 29, 2024

Terry talks to Rev. Eugene Pierce and Dr. Diane Cookfair about Jesse Clipper. Clipper was a talented performer and founding member of the Colored Musicians Club. He died in WWI as the first Black Buffalonian to lose his life in the war.

Episode 5: Jean Woods & Carol Cole
Aired: March 7, 2024

Terry talks to Jean Woods & Carol Cole to kick off Women's History Month. Mrs. Woods & Mrs. Cole talk about their experience as Black women in the healthcare industry. 

Episode 6: Dr. Lillian S. Williams
Aired: March 14, 2024

Terry talks to Dr. Lillian S. Williams, an Associate Professor and former chair of the Department of African American Studies. Dr. Williams received the doctorate degree from the University at Buffalo. A specialist in United States social and urban history, Dr.  Williams’ research is in the areas of institutions, ethnicity, biography and women’s history. Her research includes the YMCA and the National Urban League; and Mary Burnett Talbert, an early twentieth-century reformer.

She is the author of Strangers in the Land of Paradise:  The Creation of an African American Community, Buffalo, New York, 1900-1940.

Episode 7: Shelby Thompson
Aired: March 21, 2024

Terry talks to Shelby Thompson, the City of Buffalo's first African American Woman to become Fire Department Lieutenant. 

Episode 8: Stan Martin
Aired: April 9, 2024

Terry talks to Stan Martin, owner of Stan Martin Consulting (SMC). SMC is a leading anti-racist organization providing professional consultancy services in the areas of tobacco control, health promotion, social justice, and authentic community engagement. With a wealth of lived experiences, and content knowledge.  SMC is uniquely qualified to help organizations create lasting change and build a more just and equitable world.

Episode 9: Sage Hamilton Hazarika & Danielle Louis Jones
Aired: April 16, 2024

Terry talks to Sage Hamilton Hazarika & Danielle Louis Jones. Together, Sage and Danielle are working on the The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad New York Corridor - or “Tubman Corridor'' -  an initiative of the Underground Railroad Consortium of New York State (URCNYS) that will connect Underground Railroad sites including Underground Railroad Consortium of New York State sites, and National Park Service Network to Freedom sites, “Travel with Tubman'' sites. These sites, among others, showcase the rich abolition heritage of New York State and can be combined into one cohesive heritage tourism experience.  

Episode 10: Karl Shallowhorn
Aired: April 23, 2024

Terry talks to Karl Shallowhorn, owner of Shallowhorn Consulting, a full-service consulting firm that offers custom-made, clinically-based professional development and training to companies that are invested in the overall well-being of their staff, customers as well as the community-at-large. 

Episode 11: Nikia Clark Robinson
Aired: April 30, 2024

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Episode 12: Francesca Mesiah 

Aired: May 14, 2024

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Episode 13: Terry Alford
Aired: May 18, 2024

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