Author, Columnist and Screenwriter Michelle Gordon Jackson takes on the One Drop Rule in her book Light, Bright, and Damn Near White: Black Leaders Created By The One Drop Rule. Kiplyn Primus spoke with her about what yesterday's racial social engineering still has to do with today's, in a provocative conversation designed to engage the community.
You can hear The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus during the WCLK Public Affairs Block on Saturday mornings at 7a before the Tavis Smiley Show from PRI.
Michael Wolff has worked as a sideman and musical director for the likes of Nancy Wilson, Cal Tjader, Cannonball Adderley and the Arsenio Hall Band. His latest release with Drummer Mike Clark is their second record together, and features contemporary jazz takes on everyone from Eric Clapton to Diz, and Monk.
WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is giving Expedition 2 spins throughout the WCLK broadcast day. You can support 91.9 WCLK by purchasing Expedition 2 from Amazon via the link below. Thanks.
April is Jazz Month, and the Smithsonian National Museum of History creates an annual poster featuring a great jazz artist. This year's honoree is legendary composer, pianist and Lennon to Duke Ellington's McCartney, Billy Strayhorn. Everyone who makes a pledge at any amount during our Spring Membership Campaign will receive a copy of this fine work.
Grammy-winning Saxophonist Kirk Whalum stopped by the radio station today to speak on the importance of having and maintaining public radio. He also made a contribution to the cause. We are in the midst of our Spring Pledge Drive in an effort to keep WCLK 91.9 alive and thriving. Thank you Mr. Whalum for taking the time to come in and speak to our Atlanta listeners.
Trombonist Steve Turre's latest release is a wide-ranging set including jazz standards, a nod to Horace Silver, and Turre's alternate wind instrument take on playing seashells. WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Spiritman throughout the day and night on 91.9 WCLK.
You can purchase Spiritman from Amazon via the link below and a portion of the proceeds will go to the continued non-commercial operation of WCLK. Thanks.
91.9 WCLK is a member supported public radio station. Our Spring Membership Campaign Theme is The Power of One--You can make a difference, by becoming a member today. So call Pledge Central at 404-880-8807 and support the show on the air, or become a member quickly and securely online by clicking here.
Your Health Connection from the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University returns March 18 at 6pm on 91.9 WCLK with a hopeful and compelling live conversation about Colon Cancer. March is Colon Cancer Month. Colon cancer rates and deaths are higher in the African American community than in others. Does this have to be? A colonoscopy can save your life. Do you know when and how often to have one?
Marcus Miller is one of jazz music's transformative talents, playing with everyone from Miles and Herbie Hancock to David Sanborn and Bob James. His virtuoso bass playing has carried mainstream and contemporary songs aloft. On his 22nd album, Afrodeesia on Blue Note, he plays in a tight ensemble and includes guests like Chuck D and Keb Mo. WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is playing Afrodeesia throughout the WCLK day, particularly during Serenade To The City, Mon-Fri 10p-2a.
WCLK presents the debut edition of Heart To Heart With Dr. Tartt, beginning Tuesday evening at 6pm. Dr. Alduan Tartt is a licensed psychologist and relationship expert. He helps real people with real issues devise real solutions for happier, healthier lives. Tuesday he’ll talk about Love and Money--how are dating and relationships affected by the money dynamic? We’ll take your calls live, Tuesday at six pm exclusively on 91.9 WCLK and online at wclk.com. Dr.