Beverly Oliver, a writer and creative artist in Los Angeles, began her career as a communicator at Howard University radio station WHUR-FM, 96.3, the location of her first interview with pathologist and herbal medicine specialist Dr. Sebi. Since that time she has visited Usha Village in Honduras, Central America three times to speak with Dr. Sebi about natural healing. As Production Assistant on the award-winning radio documentary Wade in the Water: African American Sacred Music Traditions, she assisted in the research and production of 26 episodes, which spanned over 200 years of African American music. 2014 is the 20th anniversary of the series.
In November 2005, natural healer Dr. Sebi invited author Beverly Oliver to his healing center Usha Village to share stories of his life in Honduras, the United States and the Caribbean. He talked about how he transformed from Alfredo Bowman steam engineer in Los Angeles to Dr. Sebi the international herbal medicine specialist, curing people with his herbal compounds for more than 40 years.
Sojourn to Honduras Sojourn to Healing offers a view of proven and effective alternative healing experienced by Dr. Sebi, a man who knows firsthand the benefits of alternative medicine. He welcomed author Beverly Oliver to Usha Village, the setting for the book, to share alternative health advice, anecdotes about the food and health connection and his personal journey with alternative healing.