Some attempt to label him simply as an author. Others, a television and radio talk show host. Many know him as a leather artisan and a self-motivated businessman. People have called him a “Relationship Expert.” And a few have experienced Tariiq as an educator and motivational speaker.

And that’s only what they see…

This website is a reflection of Tariiq’s spirit, as well as the gifts he wishes to bring to the world. He hopes your visit will inspire you to share some of your gifts, too.

Insight Marriage and Family Therapists

iNsight Marriage & Family Therapists, LLC is a small private practice, currently with an office in downtown Silver Spring, MD. We specialize in providing couples with the tools: to form better communication habits; to create a collaborative atmosphere designed to enhance problem solving skills; and to build and strengthen four significant areas of intimacy – physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual.

Omari Book Publishing

Tariiq has always been a storyteller, even as a child. Like many of his friends, he grew up reading comic books (Archie and Jughead were his favorites). But he also had a particular love for African, African American, and Native American folklore.

During an experience in the summer of 1996, where he made up a harrowing tale, on the spot, to entertain a group of restless and bored students,  Tariiq first felt the pull to write down the stories that swirled through his mind. Years of ferociously writing short stories and screenplays followed.

In June 2002, Tariiq completed his first novel, Eclipsing Mars, which was re-titled Broken when published in October 2004, under his own imprint, Omari Book Publishing. Tariiq’s first book of non-fiction, It’s Just A Damn Date: Why We Expect Too Much Too Soon, followed in June 2006, his second novel, Crystal’s Tears in March 2007, and the sequel to Broken, Mr. Bachelor, in August 2009.



Talk Show Host

T. Omari Leatherworks

Tariiq Omari Walton is a Leather Artisan based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Specializing in handcrafted leather products, Tariiq includes ladies clutches, messenger bags, notebook portfolios, and leather wall art as his most  popular items.

Tariiq takes great pride in his custom work, supplying customers with a quality product they would be hard pressed to find many other places. He has  taken company logos, portraits, and other images and imprinted them into leather to meet the desires of his patrons.