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Support for Jazz 91.9 WCLK comes from Firelight Films, presenting the film, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, on PBS  Monday, February 19 at 9:00 p.m. Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, examines the impact  HBCU have had on American history, culture and national identity.  Beginning with the earliest attempts at education to today’s  HBCU campuses.  

Check out the November 18 edition of "UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry." My special guests included award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson Jr., who stopped by to chat about his new Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Documentary, "Tell Them We Are Rising." The project puts a spotlight on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and their relevance to American society and culture. The film will debut during Black History Month on February 19, 2018. 

In The HBCU Tradition-Zora Neale Hurston

Nov 7, 2017
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Zora Neale Hurston is an American novelist who also made major contributions to African American Literature. Did you know that Ms. Hurston also attended Howard University, a Historically Black College and University/HBCU? Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK as we probe the proud unheralded history of HBCUs in a special screening of Stanley Nelson's new documentary Tell them We Are Rising on the historic HBCU campus of Clark Atlanta University.  The event will take place on November 15, 7:00 p.m. in the Cole Research Center.  To RSVP for the special screening of Tell Them We Are Rising and panel discussion  CLICK HERE.

In The HBCU Tradition-Erykah Badu

Oct 30, 2017
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Erykah Badu is a name that many recognize. She is named the First Lady of Neo-Soul, but did you know she attended Grambling State University, a Historically Black College and University/HBCU? Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK as we probe the proud unheralded history of HBCUs in a special screening of Stanley Nelson's new documentary Tell them We Are Rising on the historic HBCU campus of Clark Atlanta University.  The event will take place on November 15, 7:00 p.m.

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Don’t forget to join me this Saturday morning at 9 a.m. for another exciting edition of “UPFRONT” Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry.

This week I will be airing all of my exclusive coverage of this year’s Trumpet Awards, which are scheduled to air on Sunday, January 29 at 9 p.m. on Bounce. I had a blast and can’t wait to share that with you.

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