Monthly Archives: July 2016
The Labor Forum interviews Actor Equity members, Minka Wilkes and Maiesha McQueen, currently starring in the Horizon Theatre production of ‘Da Kink in My Hair.The play, through dialogue, music and dance, reveals the lives of the women patrons of a West Indian hair salon. We will talk about the relevance of theatre to the movement for social and economic justice as well as the importance of a union to these actresses. This interview will air fro 4:30-5pm.
Earlier in the program at 4:15, listeners will hear a live report about the protests at the Democratic Convention,opening in Philadelphia on Monday.
The Labor Forum broadcasts from 4-5pm every Monday on 89.3FM.
For additional information, please see http://www.laborforumwrfg.org
Many thanks to our union and individual donors during the WRFG Summer Pledge Drive. As a non-commercial, community radio station, our operating expenses are largely covered by contributions from listener and supporters of independent, progressive radio. Financial assistance is always welcome. Donations can be made online at http://www.wrfg.org.
Our Summer Pledge Drive runs from July 4th – July 24th.
YOU can call the office at 404-523-3471
YOU call into the studio at 404-523-8989
YOU can donate on our website at www.wrfg.org
YOU can mail your donation to WRFG 1083 Austin Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307.
(Attached is the pledge drive form)
Here is the link to the Facebook page set up for the pledge drive, PLEASE SHARE the link with friends, family members, co- workers and neighbors.
WRFG 89.3 FM Radio Free Georgia Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. provides a voice for those who have been traditionally denied open access to the broadcast media through the involvement of a broad base of community elements to guarantee that access.
In utilization of the Foundation’s facilities and in its programs the following communities will receive first priority:
1. Those who continue to be denied free and open access to the broadcast media,
2. Those who suffer oppression or exploitation based upon class, race, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, disability, or immigrant status.
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WRFG, broadcasting at 100,000 watts, offers rising, new musical talent exposure to a large audience as well as honoring the multi-cultural heritage of a diversity of singers, musicians, poets and writers.
No other station offers so much musical variety: Jazz, Blues, Zydeco, Hip-Hop, Indian, Caribbean, Bluegrass, Latin American, Doo-Wop, R&B and Celtic.
The public affairs programing speaks to the interest of workers, women, immigrants, youth, LGBTQ, and communities of color.
Issues of importance on the environment, human rights, poverty, health, animal rights, racial justice, war and peace are among many topics discussed on WRFG’s air waves.