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Saturday, July 8 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I spoke with Quinnie Jenkins, Regional Leader for Community Affairs and Grassroots at Southwest Airlines, about the 11th Annual Atlanta Business League (ABL) Men of Influence Reception and Induction Ceremony.  The ceremony takes place on Tuesday, July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.  Each year, the Atlanta Business League honors African American men business leaders and designate several to be "Men of Influence."

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.

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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