Kiplyn Primus

This week on The Local Take(Saturday 8am), we’re talking with the Atlanta Business League about their 37th Annual Super Tuesday conference and 25th Annual Women of Vision Breakfast. Two of the women essential to bringing this event to life virtually are Naima Judge from Bank of America and Liz Wagner, an entrepreneur known as The Hotel Lady. We begin our conversation with Naima Judge.

Saturday morning on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am), we talked with NAMI-Georgia about their upcoming conference and walk. NAMI--The National Alliance on Mental Illness-- is one of the largest non-profit organizations focusing on mental health. Georgia ranks 51st in access to mental health care, and we’re thankful for our non-profit organizations that provide support and resources.  This year NAMI is hosting their annual conference and walk at Emory University October 8-9th.  Shannon Hicks joined us to share information.

This week on The Local Take, I’m reminding everyone that elections are coming up in November. Every November, there are elections for the mayor, school boards, judges, commissioners, and more.  OCTOBER 4th is the last day to register to vote for the November 2021 election cycle in Georgia.

Check your voter registration by visiting vote.org for everything your need to know no matter where you live in the United States.  

This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am), we're talking about Traveling While Black, an immersive exhibit at Georgia Tech Ferst Center for the Arts. The exhibition is in open spaces on either side of the lobby box office. 

This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am), we're talking art and legacy with artist Steve Allen. Allen is part of a Multimillion-dollar HBCU Gifting Initiative to Demand Equity in the Business of Art. Allen was born in North Carolina. Although he didn't receive formal art training, his art is part of the founding and permanent collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. He has served as the official artist for eight Olympic Games, including the 1996 Games held in Atlanta.

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