Deardra Shuler has as her guest nationally acclaimed minister, Rev. Herbert Daughtry, who is the National Presiding Minister of the House of the Lord Churches. Rev. Daughtry has been involved in protest actions in cooperation with Brooklyn CORE and Operation Breadbasket, the economic arm of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) as part of the struggle for equality and community control of schools in the 1950s-'60. In addition to serving as co-chairman of Ministers Against Narcotics, he also served as vice chairperson of the board of directors of Bedford Stuyvesant Youth in Action and executive vice chair of Operation Breadbasket’s Metropolitan New York Chapter. Having authored several books, he includes among them “No Monopoly on Suffering: Blacks and Jews in Crown Heights and Elsewhere,” “My Beloved Community,” “Effectual Prayer and Dear 2pac: Letters to a Son.”
He is a founding member of the Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, founder of the Alonzo Daughtry Family Life Services, Inc. which has served the needs of the community through various programs including Project Enlightenment, an AIDS education program and Families of Victims Against Violence.