African Heritage http://wkms.org en 2014 Black History Month Special Programming http://wkms.org/post/2014-black-history-month-special-programming <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WKMS celebrates Black History Month with special programming in February. We'll hear about the life of </span>Afrobeat<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> revolutionary </span>Fela<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Kuti<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the '</span>unghosting<span style="line-height: 1.5;">' of </span>Medgar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Evers, Nina Simone's story told by her daughter, a documentary on the legacy of Philly Soul Radio, and a celebration of five decades of great black music. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:51:52 +0000 Matt Markgraf 38388 at http://wkms.org 2014 Black History Month Special Programming The Meaning of Kwanzaa http://wkms.org/post/meaning-kwanzaa-0 <p><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wkms/files/201212/meaning-of-kwanzaa.mp3">Click here to download the mp3</a>.</p><p><em>Recorded in December 2007</em></p><p>Since its creation in 1966, African Americans have celebrated their cultural heritage with the celebration of Kwanzaa, which derives from Swahili phrase meaning "First Fruits." Dr. Brian Clardy and Dr. Debbie Owens explain the origins of the week long celebration and the seven associated principles.</p><p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 21:16:12 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Brian Clardy & Debbie Owens 26110 at http://wkms.org The Meaning of Kwanzaa