WOOK-LP radio is adding two talk shows to its programming schedule, Socially Speaking and Breath of My Ancestors. Sincere Seven Executive Director and 2012 D.C. Statehood Green Party candidate for D.C. Council At Large Perry Redd produces Socially Speaking, a Progressive news and current events program, currently podcast live from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Redd, a D.C. native, songwriter, and longtime social activist, is also a nationally-syndicated columnist whose op-eds can be found online at BlackCommentator.com.
D.C. author, motivational speaker, poet, and activist Ty Gray-El will host Breath of My Ancestors, a weekly 1-hour program showcasing spoken word artists of metropolitan Washington and beyond. An internationally recognized storyteller, Gray-El is focused on resurrecting radio theater with Breath of My Ancestors as a way to
Look for WOOK to offer encore editions of Socially Speaking podcasts on demand beginning late March/early April 2014. Breath of My Ancestors is scheduled for Mondays at 8 p.m. starting with WOOK-LP 103.1's anticipated Summer 2014 launch on the FM dial. Join Perry and Ty in establishing WOOK as a platform for D.C.-based art and culture as a member or sponsor. Ask about opportunities for hosting your own WOOK radio program.
Radio Station Visit #134 – College Radio Station WHIP at Temple University - On a Friday evening in October, I traveled to Temple University in Philadelphia to see college radio station WHIP (pronounced W-H-I-P). As I approached i...