The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

October 22: Fifth Annual Atlanta World Kite Festival

Oct 21, 2016

The Fifth Annual Atlanta World Kite Festival will take place on Saturday, October 22 from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at The Meadow in Piedmont Park.   I spoke on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK with Founder, Erinn Thomas. She shares with us that the "culture" of kites and kite flying is universally human and participants from around the world will join with Atlanta residents to celebrate the joy of flying a kite.

The Local Take Reminds You To VOTE November 8

Oct 19, 2016

During the October 8 edition of  The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, we talked about voter registration with Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Political Science Professor, Dr. William Boone; Cheryl Turner with the Gate City Bar Association;  Meka Ward with Buckhead-Cascade Links; and, Karlise Grier from the League of Women Voters.  During our live broadcast on voting some things to remember include:

October 21: ITC Second Annual Global Transformers Gala

Oct 15, 2016

The October 15 edition of The Local Take on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK I caught up with Atlanta's renowned Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC).  ITC presents its Second Annual Global Transformers Gala on Friday, October 21, 7:00 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.  The theme this year is Women of Power, Faith and Action. 

During The Local Take,  I speak with Cynthia Cherrey about the International Leadership Association's (ILA) annual conference being held in Atlanta, November 2 - 5. 

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is sponsored in part by The Atlanta Business League, presenting the 32nd Annual Super Tuesday Conference on Tuesday, October 11 at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. Events include the Super Tuesday Awards Luncheon honoring 15 women entrepreneurs. ABL's Woman of The Year For Outstanding Achievement will be revealed. This is an excellent networking opportunity for existing and new ABL members. Click here for information on how you can attend this event.

On Saturday, October 8 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I am coming to you live with experts to answer your questions about voting.  The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, October 11 to vote in the November 8 Presidential election.   Early voting in Georgia is from Tuesday, October 17 through Friday, November 4.  

Join me  and our guests on October 8:

Saturday morning, October 1 during The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  I'll speak with Carol Anderson Ph.D., author of the new book White Rage .  Dr. Anderson is a Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of African American Studies at Emory University.

Ms. Anderson explains to us that she wrote an Op-Ed for the Washington Post after the Michael Brown killing in Ferguson, MO. Her background in history uniquely qualified her to look at Ferguson through that lens.

Saturday, October 1 at 7:00 a.m on The Local Take on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I'll speak with Kelli Bacote about BOOK, an Atlanta based non-profit organization that works for Better Outcomes for Our Kids.   Ms. Bacote shares how the organization came to be and the activities that they present allowing parents to learn about educational opportunities.

Horace Henry

Saturday, September 17 on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I talk with Clark Atlanta University Alumnus Horace Henry, who as a student at CAU in 1969.  Henry took his new camera with him to attend the ecumenical service for Martin Luther King, Jr.   Henry's photos of that historic event, the first real birthday observance for Dr. King after his 1968 assassination, are now featured in the new National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

Higher Heights for America Promotes #BlackWomenVote

Sep 16, 2016

The Georgia voter registration deadline for November elections is Tuesday, October 11, 2016.  Saturday, September 17 at 7:00 a.m on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK,   I talk with Higher Heights for America Co-Founder, Glynda Carr about the power of voting.  Her organization promotes and supports Black women having a political voice in the community, and nation.