Maya Angelou is the honored guest and keynote speaker for the Women 2 Women Conference: Intergenerational Lessons and Legacies. The conference takes place March 1 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Dr. Angelou took the time to chat with Rivablue recently. You can listen to that interview on demand below.
This day-long conference will convene women from across generations; empower attendees to transform their lives, and be a catalyst for change in the home, community and workplace.
Fulton Focus is a monthly presentation of WCLK and the Fulton County Office of Communications. On this month's program host Rob Maynard was joined by Fulton County Fire Chief Larry Few, Transportation Program Manager Victor Robinson, and Office of Aging Program Manager Kenn Vanhoose for a look at how Fulton County Government assisted citizens in during our recent winter storms.
You can find more information about Fulton County Government programs and initiatives by visiting their website here.
The first annual Atlanta Black Family Expo will take place in February 23, 2014 11a-8p at the Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown. This historical expo brings the African-American family and individuals together to experience seminars, entertainment and business opportunities. Come together as African-Americans celebrating the enduring strengths and traditional values of the African-American Family.
From Motown to Cee Lo and most places in between, Ohio native Ike Stubblefield's iconic Hammond B-3 keyboard sound abides and endures across scenes and decades. He plays live for Friday Jazz At The High Museum this Friday, Feb starting at 5:30pm. WCLK's Jamal Ahmad will be your emcee for Atlanta's best traffic jam escape hatch.
For more information about Stubblefield's amazing career, click here.
JaQuitta Williams was joined last night on Your Health Connection by Tiffany Cochran, Ezell Blues, and Christal Jordan for a roundtable discussion of how to cope with cancer from the perspective of a survivor and a caregiver.
Tiffany Cochran was caregiver for her father Johnny Cochran through his battle with terminal brain cancer. Ezell Blues is a nine year prostate cancer survivor who is also caring for a teenage son who has leukemia. Publicist Christal Jordan is an ovarian cancer survivor.
Stand by Me: A Celebration of African-American Song, features new arrangements of traditional African American spirituals and includes performances by the Morehouse and Spelman College Glee Clubs and the Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society. This special African American History Month program is produced by WCLK, hosted by Program Director Aaron Cohen and it features Stephen M. Lee, arranger and composer of the music.