The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

Saturday Mornings 7am

The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus features discussions about critical issues facing Atlanta and profiles of organizations doing important work in the communities served by WCLK. As public broadcasters it is part of our mission to engage with the community and feature people and issues that aren't always covered by mainstream, commercial media outlets.

Kiplyn Primus is a graduate of Howard University and Clark Atlanta University and has a long career in public and commercial media. She is a veteran facilitator for StoryCorps' Atlanta studio, and has written extensively on global and local initiatives for a number of publications.

Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, Director of Counseling and Disability Services at Clark Atlanta University, joins us to speak about mental health awareness month. Dr. Joy created TherapyForBlackGirls.com to encourage mental wellness for Black women and girls. 

May 20: The Local Take Talks with Andrew Young

May 20, 2017

This week on The Local Take we are joined in the WCLK studio by Ambassador Andrew Young, who talks with us about his upcoming 2017 Andrew J. Young International Leadership Awards Gala and 85th Birthday Party, taking place June 3 at Philips Arena. The 2017 Andrew J. Young International Leadership Award recipients are:

mybrownbaby.com

Join us Saturday morning at 7am for The Local Take On WCLK as we celebrate Mothers Day with Denene Millner, author of  My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children.

The Local Take Talks To ABL Honoree Thomas Dortch

May 7, 2017

This edition of The Local Take, I talk with Thomas Dortch, past chairman of the Atlanta Business League (ABL).  Most often we speak with Mr. Dortch about the ABL but this time we talk about his receiving the League Leadership award at the 39th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon. 

On the April 29 edition of The Local Take on WCLK, I spoke with former U. S. Ambassador to Venezuela Charles Shapiro about the World Affairs Council and their Sixth Annual Health Summit taking place in Atlanta on May 8.

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