Voting

Tiffany Powell

Join me Saturday morning at 8am for WCLK's The Local Take. This week we pivot from the ongoing pandemic to discuss our upcoming elections and the George Floyd killing and protest.  I reached out to Dr. William Boone, from Clark Atlanta University's Political Science department. 

The Local Take: Voting in a Pandemic

May 23, 2020

This week on The Local Take I speak with Helen Butler, Executive Director of the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda. I was referred to Helen by the League of Women Voters. I reached out to them after encountering long lines on the first day of early voting for the rescheduled June 9 Party Primaries and nonpartisan/special elections.

The Local Take: Your Power, Your Vote

Oct 4, 2019

This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturday mornings 8am) we talk Your Power, Your Vote event with Margie Malone Tuckson. The Political Affairs committee with Delta Sigma Theta Atlanta Alumnae Chapter are presenting this workshop Saturday, October 5th at Greenbriar Mall on the Lower Level - 2841 Greenbriar Parkway Atlanta 30331.

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I talked with Rhonda Briggins, a co-founder and board member of the organization VoteRunLead.  Briggins is based in Atlanta and shares information about the organization's upcoming training.  This training will take place in cities across the U. S. on Saturday, May 18th.  The Atlanta offering will be held at We Work 1175 Peachtree Street from 12pm - 6pm. 

Saturday morning at 8:00am on The Local Take on WCLK I spoke with Hank Thomas, one of the original 13 Freedom Riders from 1961. Hank Thomas and the other Freedom Riders rode Greyhound and Trailways interstate buses through the South to protest the non-enforcement of  federal integration laws.  They were beaten, threatened and arrested along the way. Th0mas was also one of the founders of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). 

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