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.

Listen to The Local Take on WCLK Saturday morning at 7am as we continue to explore problems and solutions with the juvenile justice system. This week I talk with Pamela Perkins Carn of the Interfaith Children's Movement about two bills that passed in the last legislative session.

Nationwide Insurance has partnered with The Local Take to share financial strategies with our listeners on a quarterly basis.  

This week we are joined in the studio by Mr. Derek Campbell of the Derek Campbell Insurance Agency - Nationwide to talk about Business Insurance. 

The Local Take: Gumbo MOC - A Call for Chapters

Jun 24, 2017

This week on The Local Take on WCLK we speak with Dr. Brian Wright and Dr. Mike Robinson about their project GUMBO Men of Color - A Call for Chapters. 

Saturday morning at 7am on The Local Take on WCLK I talk with Russell Patterson of AID Atlanta about this year's National Testing Day on June 27th.Patterson explains that anyone with a sexual history should know their HIV status. He speaks to the circumstances that increase your risk of exposure to HIV, a major risk involves having sex with individuals who live in Atlanta. Atlanta is ranked in the top three areas for citizen who have HIV.

June 18: Father's Day Family Food Fest 2017

Jun 16, 2017

The Local Take welcomes Rick Joyner to speak about the 2017 Family Food Fest in honor of Father's Day.

The celebration started by Diane Larche is celebrating  its third year.

Rick explains that fathers from celebrity chefs to backyard grill masters come together to prepare food for the community. This family focused event incudes a Kid's Zone, Health Pavilion and even Junior Chefs.

Expect appearances from celebrities, cooking Demos by Chef Tregaye Fraser, Food Network Star Champion 2016 and Chef Jasmine Stewart, Master Chef Jr. Champ 2017 and more!  

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