Can Do: Stories of Black Visionaries, Seekers and Entrepreneurs

Saturday, February 20, 2010 9pm Producer: The Kitchen Sisters Listen Again From The Kitchen Sisters and PRX, a new Black History Month Special with host, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress, Alfre Woodard. These stories come from The Kitchen Sisters collection — stories of black pioneers, self-made men and self-taught women, neighborhood heros and visionaries. […]

Mind the Gap: Why Good Schools are Failing Black Students

Saturday, February 20, 2010 8pm Producer: Nancy Solomon Listen Again Award-winning NPR Reporter Nancy Solomon takes you inside a school to hear a discussion on race in the classroom. Listen as students try to explain what went wrong with their education. Join her at the kitchen table with black middle-class parents who thought that a […]

Planning and Hope Ride on African American Hertiage Center

Since the 2003 groundbreaking for the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville’s Russell neighborhood, the project has had funding problems, which halted construction in late 2005. This month, construction resumed and WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer went to explore the center’s intent. Where Muhammad Ali Boulevard meets 17th Street, there are hints of activity. White […]