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.

Saturday morning at 8am on The Local Take on WCLK  I talked with Clark Atlanta University Professor Dr. William Boone and Pioneer Blogger and Editor Yalanda Lattimore, founder of Dryerbuzz, to talk about the general malaise around this political season. Georgia's Primary Election Runoff takes place Tuesday, July 24. The General Election will take place November 6.

Saturday morning at 8am on The Local Take on WCLK I talked with AJC Senior Managing Editor Monica Richardon, co-chairperson of the Atlanta Business League Men of Influence Reception and Induction Ceremony taking place on Tuesday, July 24th at the Hyatt Regency-Downtown Atlanta at 6pm. Ms. Richardson shares that the Men of Influence program reflects the success of African-American businessmen who are making history in their endeavors. 

This week on The Local Take I speak with Travel Concierge Aiyana Mathews of Gardner-Mathews about the upcoming International Aerospace Series: Florida Conference taking place at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University November 14th - 15th in Daytona Beach, FL.

This week on The Local Take on WCLK we discuss criminal justice reform again as I speak with Community Organizaer Carla Taylor, who is working with Women on the Rise. They are holding a National Town Hall that will focus on ending the incarceration of women and girls. This event will take place on Saturday, July 21st at the IBEW Auditorium on Pulliam Street in Downtown Atlanta. Registration will begin at 11:30, there will be lunch and childcare provided.

Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I talk with Ernestine Faircloth about National Association of Black Military Women.  Ms. Faircloth shares with us information about the founding of this organization that had their first gathering in Hampton, Virginia in 1976.  After a few years of coming together socially the organization dedicated itself to service.

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