Welcome to Street Soldiers Radio
Street Soldiers is an Omega Boys Club sponsored, solutions oriented, weekly call-in show for youth, that focuses on the issues of violence, gangs, drugs, teen pregnancy and other topics which need attention in the community.
The program began when rap performer Hammer approached Keith Naftly, 106.1 KMEL Program Director with the concept for a show that focuses on social concerns. The show was dubbed “Street Soldiers” after a song on one of Hammer’s albums. The first show aired in November, 1991 and was hosted by Hammer.
The show was an instant success. After the first show with Hammer, Joseph Marshall, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Omega Boys Club of San Francisco, was selected by the management at KMEL to be Hammer’s successor and permanent host of Street Soldiers. Dr. Marshall and the Omega Boys Club have been airing the “Street Soldiers” message ever since.
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