The Local Take on WCLK

Clark Atlanta University and Cybersecurity

Aug 24, 2015

Cybersecurity education takes a great leap forward at Clark Atlanta University.  We speak with Dr. Roy George who is the chairperson of the CIS (Computer Information Systems) department at CAU.  Dr. George was recently named by The Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of the Top 100 Technology Leaders in Atlanta. 

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We speak with Dan Carroll from DragonCon about this year's festival and highlights.  DragonCon activities are separated into Fan Tracks which include everything from Alternative History, Science, Star Trek, Star Wars, Tolkien, Silk Road and more.

LifeSouth Blood Mobile will be collecting pints from all eligible not just those in the Horror Track.

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FLAIR - The Fashion Legacy Association for Industry Recognition is a non-profit organization made up of over 500 former models, commentators and staff of the world renowned Ebony Fashion Fair show that toured the country from 1958 to 2009.

Join the ladies on  Saturday, August 22 between 10AM - 2PM FLAIR Cares mentoring event of seminars for young people.  To attend apply at their website at www.flairinc.org. The mentoring program will cover make-up/self image, entrepreneurship/leadership, social media/networking.

Clark Atlanta University is proud to host the 2015 Washington Mandela Fellowship For Young African Leaders for the second straight year. During June and July, 50 ‪#‎MandelaFellows‬ will participate in academic and leadership institutes in Atlanta, Georgia!

Join WCLK's Kiplyn Primus for A Local Take Seminar on Human Sex Trafficking Sunday at 2pm at The National Center For Civil And Human Rights downtown. This event is a men-only event, allowing Atlanta-area men to learn some of the grim realities and exploitation of minor children that drives Atlanta's legendary illegal sex trade.

David Branch from the Morehouse School of Medicine will be the moderator.

Faron Manuel is a Clark Atlanta University student, artist and art curator.  His latest effort as a curator is entitled Negritude, and is currently on display at the CAU Art Galleries.

A better justice system would be one that provided for a life and a path for the offender as well as the crime victim.  The disproportionate incarceration of young black men in America leaves many of them with no chance without some measure of reform in the way we all view the system.  Kiplyn Primus will talk about it live at a National Center for Civil and Human Rights/PNC Bank Panel Discussion at the museum on Sunday March 1.  This morning on the Local Take on 91.9 FM WCLK Kiplyn was joined by Panelist Sherri Jefferson, founder of the African  American Juvenile Justice Project for a conv

Fahamu Pecou Talks Life, Art, New High Exhibit

Feb 12, 2015

Fahamu Pecou is a multi-media artist, performer and scholar who is the contemporary artistic counterpoint to the work of Cuban Surrealist Wilfredo Lam in the new exhibit Imagining New Worlds at Atlanta's High Museum.  He stopped by WCLK to chat with Kiplyn Primus in a Local Take segment about life, art, and culture.  You can hear it on the WCLK Public Affairs Block Saturday morning at seven before Tavis.

For more information about Fahamu Pecou, click here.

Sex trafficking is a horrendous reality in Atlanta, where our city is recognized as a hub for men(predominantly) looking for underage minors to exploit.  As part of WCLK's responsibility as a public broadcast licensee we engage with our community whether the picture is pretty or not.

The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus focuses on issues and personalities that work across our community.  Join us Saturday morning at 7a for a special edition of The Local Take as Kiplyn talks about the state of our city with community leaders including Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, Dekalb County Interim CEO Lee May, and Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves. Community news and information that matters to you, exclusively on WCLK.

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