The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

The Local Take on WCLK has covered sex trafficking issues from the beginning as part of our engagement with the community. I spoke with Shawn Smash-Jett of Wealthy Divas and Shoptalk with Shay about her role as an activist against human trafficking. Shawn shares with our listeners that she attended the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit held this month in Washington, DC.  She was there when the federal government shut down BackPage.com a site used to facilitate sex trafficking.

Saturday, April 21 on The Local Take on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I spoke with Lolita Jackson about the Camellia Rose Links presenting the documentary film MAYNARD at a fundraiser for graduates of Maynard Jackson High School.   The Camellia Rose Links invites everyone to join them for the screening of MAYNARD at the Carter Center on  Saturday, April 28 at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Each screening will be followed by a panel discussion features people who knew and worked with Maynard Jackson.

This week on The Local Take I was joined by Dr. William Boone a professor in Clark Atlanta University's Department of Political Science about the Tuesday's deadline to register to vote and the May Gubernatorial Primary for our state.

The Local Take Talks WALK TO END LUPUS NOW April 21st

Apr 14, 2018

This week on The Local Take I speak with Steve Evans, President and CEO of Lupus Foundation of America - Georgia Chapter. He shares that  Lupus is an unpredictable and potentially fatal autoimmune disease that affects 55,000 Georgians, mostly women aged 18 - 45.  He goes on to explain that the disease can impact anyone at any age including men and even teenagers.  Like most disease's LUPUS impacts communities of color disproportionally.  Evans shares that over 55,000 Georgians are impacted by the disease.

This week on The Local Take on WCLK I spoke with former North Carolina Republican Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, who was appointed by the White House as Regional Director of Region 4 of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in May 2017.

In her role, Ms. Ellmers is responsible for the eight southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, as well as six federally recognized tribes; making Region 4 the largest of ten regions.

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