WNCU 90.7 FM Celebrates Black History Month

WNCU 90.7 FM celebrates Black History Month with several special programming that highlights the vast contributions made to society and culture by African-Americans.

  • On February 15, 16 and 17 from 7 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., WNCU 90.7 FM and Pacifica Radio Archives present a three-part series Redefining Black Power in the Age of Obama.  On November 4, 2008, America elected its first African-American president, Barack Obama. Did President Obama’s election set in to motion the process to create a post racial America? Join host Joanne Griffith in her look back on the people and the events that have come to represent the struggle of African-Americans through the civil rights movement to present day America.
  • In 2003, the Pacifica Radio Archives celebrated the 100th anniversary of W.E.B. Dubois’ publication The Souls of Black Folk. To commemorate Black History Month, WNCU 90.7 FM and Pacifica Radio Archives, present a two-part special dedicated to The Souls of Black Folk narrated by Alfre Woodard. The publication has been called a seminal work in the history of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literary history. WNCU will air this rare special in two parts on February 8 and 9 from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Dr. Cornel West is a man many consider a sage, an intellectual, a spiritual leader and leading voice of our time. Dr. West is a professor of African-American and Theological Studies at both Princeton and Harvard Universities. WNCU presents From The Vault: An Interview with Dr. Cornel West on February 22 beginning at 8 p.m.