Black History Month http://wkms.org en Film About America's Only 'All Black City' Screens in Metropolis http://wkms.org/post/film-about-americas-only-all-black-city-screens-metropolis-0 <p>The documentary film "Against All The Odds" sheds light on the problems and accomplishments of East St. Louis, an historically&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">rich city where the African American population courageously survived some of America’s most gruesome historical events. Illinois filmmaker Sandra Pfeifer joins Kate on <em>Sounds Good</em> ahead of a special public screening event at the Metropolis Public Library on February 25 at 10:30 AM.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:51:53 +0000 Kate Lochte 38822 at http://wkms.org Film About America's Only 'All Black City' Screens in Metropolis 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