Kiplyn Primus

Community Engagement
12:15 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

New Georgia Project Looks To Engage Rising American Electorate In November 4 Elections

Stacy Abrams is the Georgia House of Representatives Minority Leader.  She is also one of the driving forces behind The New Georgia Project, which is designed to activate the significant number of eligible voters in Georgia ages 18-29, people of color, and single women. Kiplyn Primus talks with Abrams on the WCLK Public Affairs Block about the New Georgia Project, and the importance of voting(or early voting) in the November 4 elections.

The WCLK Public Affairs Block airs Saturday mornings from 7a-8a, just before The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International.

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Community Engagement
2:18 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Georgia Voter Registration Deadline is Monday Oct 6. Kiplyn Primus Talks About It With Andrew Young

Georgia's voter registration deadline for the November 4 General Election is Monday, October 6.  If you don't vote, you don't count.  Join Kiplyn Primus on The Local Take Saturday morning at 7am before Tavis as she talks about efforts to make sure underrepresented people aren't left out on voting day.

Kiplyn will talk with Ambassador and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, who has helped lead the voting rights fight for 50 plus years.  She'll also talk with Sam Aguilar with GALEO, which is driving Georgia's hispanic voter registration efforts.

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Community Engagement
8:43 am
Fri September 12, 2014

National Black MBA Association Comes To ATL Sept 16-20

Join Kiplyn Primus for a Local Take Segment Saturday morning in the 7am hour as she talks with Jesse J. Tyson, CEO and President of the National Black MBA Association, which is holding it's annual conference and exhibition in Atlanta September 16-20.  What are the challenges and opportunities for those who have gone the extra mile to gain the graduate status of Masters of Business Administration?

We'll talk about it on The Local Take, part of the Public Affairs Block on WCLK, Saturday mornings at 7am before Tavis, exclusively on WCLK.

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Community Engagement
8:43 am
Sat August 23, 2014

Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund Highlights Blank Family Foundation Work In The Community

Kiplyn Primus is joined on The Local Take On WCLK by Frank Fernandez, Vice President of Community Development for the Arthur M.

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Community Engagement
10:22 am
Sat August 9, 2014

Be Real Offers Relationship Classes To Help You Succeed

Kiplyn Primus was joined by Juanita Goss from Bethany Christian Services on the WCLK Public Affairs Block on Saturday, August 9, for a conversation about relationships, and how to keep the good ones going.  Bethany Christian Services is bringing the Be Real series of courses and workshops to Atlanta, under a grant from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families.

Be Real offers relationship building and positive life skills workshops for couples and singles.

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Community Engagement
2:21 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

David Scott Hosts 10th Annual Health Fair August 16 @ Mundys Mill HS In Jonesboro

U.S. Congressman David Scott represents Georgia’s 13th District in Washington.  This district runs from Smyrna in the north, around the perimeter west and to the southside including Douglasville, Jonesboro and Riverdale.  He’s currently serving his sixth term. Coming up on Saturday August 16 at Mundy’s Mill High School in Jonesboro he will be hosting his 10th annual Health Fair for citizens in the 13th District.

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Arts
1:34 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Jon Goode and Faith Carmichael Talk NBAF, Next-Atlanta Salon July 31

Jon Goode is an Emmy Award-Winning HBO Def Poet.  You've seen his work all over television, and if you attend The NEXT Salon at the Hammonds House Museum on Peeples Street in Historic West End on Thursday, July 31, you can see him slam some verse.  Goode and NEXT Executive Director Faith Carmichael joined Kiplyn Primus to talk about it on the WCLK Public Affairs Block, heard Saturday mornings from 7-8am before Tavis on WCLK.

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Arts
12:29 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Jon Goode and Faith Carmichael Talk NBAF, Next-Atlanta Salon July 31

Jon Goode is an Emmy Award-Winning HBO Def Poet.  You've seen his work all over television, and if you attend The NEXT Salon at the Hammonds House Museum on Peeples Street in Historic West End on Thursday, July 31, you can see him slam some verse.  Goode and NEXT Executive Director Faith Carmichael joined Kiplyn Primus to talk about it on the WCLK Public Affairs Block, heard Saturday mornings from 7-8am before Tavis on WCLK.

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Arts
11:35 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Underground Atlanta Heritage Arts and Soul Festival July 25-27

Underground Atlanta has been a proud supporter of WCLK for many years.  There is a big event coming up at Underground Atlanta Friday through Sunday, July 25 through the 27th.  The 19th Annual Heritage Arts and Soul Festival will include over 30 artists and designers, an artist lecture series, live music, and special heritage events. 

For information about all of the events at this year's Heritage Arts and Soul Festival, click here.

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Community Engagement
12:28 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Young African Leaders Initiative On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

Kiplyn Primus was joined Saturday morning July 12 for The Local Take, as she welcomed participants in the 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative.  The  Obama administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately 60 percent of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35.

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