Fri February 13, 2015
black history month-radio specials

Jazz, leadership roles headline Black History Month programs

Jazz icons Miles Davis and John Coltrane

WESM-FM continues its celebration of Black History Month with special radio programs examining how jazz musicians were affacted by the civil rights movement and a look at leadership in the black community--from the bottom up.

Friday, Feb. 13 at 9 pm: Jazz and Civi Rights (from With Good Reason)--How the personal and professional lives of musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane were tied to the struggle for racial equality.

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Thu February 5, 2015
black history month-radio specials

Black History Month specials continue on WESM

Sister Rosetta Tharp is sometimes known as the "Godmother of Rock and Roll"

This weekend, WESM-FM will bring you the story of the "Godmother of Rock and Roll" and a look at racial identity in a small town in Ohio.

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Thu January 15, 2015
mlk day-radio programs

WESM celebrates life, legacy of MLK

Credit en.wikipedia.org

Monday, January 19, 2015 is the official observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. King was one of the most influential figures for civil rights in the United States and WESM 91.3 FM will be taking a look at his life and legacy with special audio programs beginning at 9 am (see our program schedule for specific times).

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Tue January 13, 2015
psa-heart disease

American Heart Association: Go Red For Women, Real Women



Thu November 13, 2014
underground railroad exhibit

Underground Railroad exhibit to close

Underground Railroad conductor Samuel D. Burris