Kiplyn Primus

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. 

Saturday morning, July 7 at 8:00 a.m. on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I talked with Sonjia Young about the upcoming July 13 Conference  - Giving Voice To Our Youth.  Sonjia speaks about the programming at the Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA and the opportunity to provide our young people with a chance to speak about their challenges. The conference will bring together 300 young people from across metro Atlanta to share their concerns about violence, our society, their community and possible solutions.

This week on The Local Take I talked with Ms. Yvette Cantrell from Bridgebuilders.  Bridgebuilders is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching citizens how to age successfully. Ms.

I was joined last Saturday morning at 8:00am on The Local Take On WCLK by Sistagraphy. Sistagraphy is a collective of African-American women who photograph their and our stories. I spoke with Catherine Alston and Sue Ross about their organization. I asked the ladies about the changes in photography that have occured since the start of the organization. Film and dark rooms were the technology used at their inception.  Now many photographers use digital or phone cameras to capture images.

As part of our ongoing public conversation about the future of healthcare, this week on The Local Take I talk with Corbett Simon of Checkmate Healthcare. Checkmate, launched this year, offers a safe way to check, treat and share your communicable disease status via a mobile app. 

Corbett Simon explains how Checkmate works and what the company hopes to change in the world of dating. Uncomfortable conversations can be elminated by sharing your current status via their mobile app.

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