Kiplyn Primus

Arts
12:28 pm
Sat April 12, 2014

Afro-Futurism and Octavia E. Butler On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

Octavia Butler
Credit Leslie Howle

Kiplyn Primus devoted The Local Take on WCLK this week to a major literary event taking place April 16 at Spelman College.  The Octavia Butler Celebration of Fantastic Arts Symposium on Art and Activism will take into account the career and lasting work of Butler, considered by most the greatest African American Science Fiction writer.

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Community Engagement
11:01 am
Sat March 8, 2014

The Local Take Discusses Childhood Sexual Abuse In African American Community

Kiplyn Primus was joined on The Local Take on WCLK by Researcher Ryan T. Day. Day is an African American doctoral student in Counseling Education.  He is studying childhood sexual abuse in the African American community.  Did you know that one in six boys and one in four girls experience some form of sexual abuse?

You can do your part to shatter the silence by taking part in a free, 10-minute online ANONYMOUS research survey on the experiences of African American Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse.

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Arts
10:27 am
Thu February 6, 2014

CAU Galleries Art Auction Sunday 2-5pm-Renowned Artists Celebrate Richard A. Long

Sunday afternoon February 9 from 2-5pm is the time and CAU's Trevor Arnett Hall is the place for Ascending Yellow at the Clark Atlanta University Galleries.  This festive celebration of great visual and spoken word arts will feature an auction of internationally renowned artwork with proceeds going towards the historic permanent collection at CAU.  Broadway and television actress Lisa Arrindell Anderson will emcee.

The Clark Atlanta University Galleries are located in Trevor Arnett Hall on the CAU Campus.

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Arts
7:56 am
Sat December 14, 2013

Kiplyn Primus Talks "A Soulful Christmas" On The Local Take

Stepp Stewart and Kiplyn Primus

Kiplyn Primus is joined on a special holiday edition of The Local Take by dancer, producer and choreographer Stepp Stewart to talk about Stewart's presentation of "A Soulful Christmas".  The production is a heart-warming musical illuminating the magic of the holiday season.  It features soulful Christmas songs and Broadway-style choreography.  It's an African-American tale that is fun and exciting for all families.

The production features the Chocolettes Dance Troup.

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Community Engagement
1:37 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

The Local Take On WCLK Takes Your Calls About The Affordable Care Act Live Saturday @7a

The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus has you covered on Saturday.  Join us at 7a for a special live interactive edition of the program featuring your questions about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.  Everyone has new rights and responsibilities when it comes to your health insurance, and we're now in the first open enrollment period under ACA.

Joining Kiplyn will be joined in the discussion by Enroll America's Dante McKay, Monica Ponder with the Fulton-Dekalb Hospital Authority, and Dr. Juan Merayo on behalf of LifeSouth Community Blood Centers.

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Community Engagement
1:28 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

The Local Take-Jazz 91.9 WCLK Community Health Forum Coming Saturday

The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is going LOCAL and bringing healthcare information to our Community.  You can join Kiplyn Primus on the air live Saturday morning at 7am to discuss your questions about the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare.

Later Saturday we hope to see you at the WCLK Community Health Forum at The Villages at Carver Family YMCA at 1600 Pryor Road Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30315.  The event takes place Saturday, October 19, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Events will include:

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Community Engagement
11:37 am
Sat October 12, 2013

WCLK Local Take Discourse-Dialogue For Understanding

The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus presents DISCOURSE-- Dialogues for Understanding. This is the first in a series of conversations that we will have within our community.

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Politics
2:29 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Isabel Wilkerson Joins Kiplyn Primus On The Local Take On WCLK

Coming up Saturday morning at seven thirty on The Local Take we’ll talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author Isabel Wilkerson.  Wilkerson’s 2010 book The Warmth of Other Suns, tells a compelling story of the African American 20th century diaspora.  

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Community Engagement
5:16 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

The Africa Horizon Lecture Series, Conference and Awards Coming To Atlanta September 12-15

The Africa Heritage Foundation is presenting the Africa Diaspora Conference, lecture and celebration in Atlanta September twelfth through fifteenth.  Events include a Taste of Africa, a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of African States, and the Africa Horizon Celebration and Award Gala event.

You will be hearing more about these events on WCLK over the next few weeks, including a WCLK Profiles interview with Ambassador Tunde Adetunji next week.

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Community Engagement
7:15 am
Sat May 11, 2013

Happy Mother's Day With Modern Moms On The Local Take

The look of Mom’s have changed over the years, but today’s moms come equipped with technology, apps, online videos, and more!  So do moms with Google have more to offer than analog Moms?  Have Moms really changed or do they just have access to more information?

Kiplyn Primus is joined on The Local Take with Karen Adams, Joyce Davis, and Melanie Dawson Jackson, a mom who home schools.

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