From Noon to 1 PM, from American Radioworks, WHFR presents "King's Last March," a radio documentary covering the last year of King's life, when he moved beyond integration and began directly criticizing the overarching economic and political systems that abandoned the poor and the disadvantaged. Then, from 1 to 2 PM, WHFR presents a special "Democracy Now" show, a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., hosted by Amy Goodman.
The Players Guild of Dearborn presented its first play, The Prince Who Wore a Red Feather in His Cap, on December 30, 1927 at the old Dearborn High School. It's now 2015 and the Players Guild is still going strong! Learn more about the organization's history, memorable productions, and the new generation of performers called Guildlings, when Lynn speaks with Players Guild President Mike Moseley on the next IMPACT! It's the show about individuals and groups making a positive Impact! in the community, 1pm Tuesday, January 13.
What's the best way to get energized with politics in 2015? According to Journal host Jay Korinek, it's by listening to "the smartest man on politics": Ralph Nader. Here's his 12/29/14 podcast to help you find out how to get your government to do the things that we need--take notes! You can subscribe to Nader's future podcasts at: www.ralphnaderradiohour.com
Returning to our airwaves, as one of our Tuesday Forum offerings of locally-produced, locally-hosted, and locally-concerned talk shows: "Dearborn Heights News & Views" this week features TIFA Assistant Administrator & Business Incentives Coordinator Tom Rosco, interviewed by DH Councilperson, Ned Apigian. WHAT is TIFA, you ask? And what does it do for Dearborn Heights? Find out by listening to the broadcast, or to its podcast, available from this website anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
So, what IS the "lame duck" session in Lansing actually doing? Helping schools? Protecting the environment? Fixing roads? 15th District (mostly just the Dearborn area) Representative George Darany comes by for a live in-studio interview, when we'll ask for a legislative update--with explanations or rationales, as needed. Remember, you can listen to this as a podcast from this website anytime immediately after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).
What Dearborn program feeds 200 hungry kids over the weekend? Blessings in a Backpack! Find out how a simple idea, some local churches, and a few retailers work with five elementary schools to make it happen. Tune in to IMPACT! when Lynn speaks with these local heroes. Remember, if you miss the show, you can catch the podcast on this website anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
Hailing from Hamtramck, Danny D grew up in the center of the Detroit rock and Motown music scene. Playing his own music since a young age, Danny D has matured into a sophisticated singer, songwriter and musician with the inspiration of his Detroit music roots and the insight that comes from age and experience. DannyD has now released his newest CD, Last Call, a 9-song, introspective compilation of love, loss and life experiences. Last Call introduces a unique synthesis of rock, alternative, americana and country to its thoughtful, storytelling songs.
Peter Robbins and Robert Salas join us on this edition of We Are Not Alone to discuss Peter's latest book "Deliberate Deception: a case of Disinformation in the UFO Research Community", which is a critical review of the book "Encounter In Rendlesham Forest" by Nick Pope, with John Burroughs and Jim Penniston. Robbins' book is free for the downloading. Tune in at 1:00 PM EST for the details. This show is certain to stir up controversy. Remember after broadcast this show is available as a podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
Because We Care is a nonprofit organization that formed after Andrean Mayes and Enyca Gains had been working with sports professional and others to develop their foundation profits. Listen to IMPACT today and learn about how different athletes developed their nonprofits.
The Most Powerful Weapon is a quintet hailing from all across the Mitten State. From the hardworking Motor City to the capitol. TMPW blends multiple facets of rock music to create something of their own. Something honest and full of conquering energy that will make you want to move. The name "The Most Powerful Weapon" stands for how music has impacted everyone of the band members lives. Now's your chance to feel that impact. Live @ 5, on the only station making waves. Tune in!