Brother Douglas and Miss Mingo are creative artists, experienced educators, published writers, and show producers. This husband and wife team cohosts the reality talk show, "Voices of the Village," every Saturday morning on WBOK 1230 AM. Brother Douglas is vintage New Orleans and Miss Mingo is a north Louisiana native. Both hosts are experienced educators with 20 plus years in secondary education. "Voices of the Village" is a community-oriented show with a mission of inspiring and enlightening. The show fuses music, information, culture, and "real" talk to create a unique brand of talk show.
Miss Mingo's background is in English Language Arts, B.S., Grambling State; M.A., Indiana University (Bloomington). She taught high school in New Orleans at Booker T. Washington, John F. Kennedy, McDonogh 35, and George W. Carver High School; directed and produced theatrical plays, fashion shows, and other school events. After teaching high school and coaching young actors for many years, Miss Mingo embarked upon a career in writing.
Brother Douglas brings to the show a background in art and history with a B.S. from Southern University (Baton Rouge) and a M.A. from Alabama State. He is a seasoned teacher, an experienced businessman, and versatile writer. Some of his works include The Bottom Line (newspaper), I Got the Hook Up (film), God is Good (book), Second Coming: Upscale Hip (book) . Productions by Brother Douglas include No Limit Productions: I Got the Hook Up (1998); Upstream Productions Home Video: "It's All Good," (2004) and "SWAC Attack"(2005);WBOK Talk Show: "From the Other Side: Voices of the Village" (2012).
The show, "Voices of the Village," has been called "informative," " inspirational," and "a breath of fresh air" by listeners.
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