The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

This week on The Local Take we're talking voting in 2020. I reached out to Helen Butler, Executive Director of The People's Agenda, an organization started by the late Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery. 

This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am) I speak with Dr. Lisa Smith, Executive Director of STAR (Sickle Cell Transplant Advocacy and Research Alliance) and Be The Match about the Annual Sickle Cell Anemia 5K. This event is happening virtually tomorrow, Saturday, September 19th. September is Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness Month. 

Saturday at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I speak with Audrey Edwards, author of American Runaway- Black and Free in Paris in the Trump Years Edwards is the third person we've spoken with in the last few years who left the USA due to political reasons.  

Saturday morning at eight on WCLK's The Local Take I will speak with Shannon James about the upcoming Aerotropolis City 2020 Virtual Career Fair. This event takes place on Thursday, September 10 from 10am until 2pm. James is the President and CEO of the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance.

Saturday morning at eight on WCLK's The Local Take I reached out to a friend who was recently diagnosed with the Covid-19 Coronavirus and was hospitalized. At this point, five months into the pandemic most of us know someone who has been diagnosed with Covid-19. Unfortunately some even have friends and family members who have died from the illness.