Making WAVES For Black History Month

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Throughout the month of February, 94.7 The WAVE is celebrating Black History Month and honoring African Americans who’ve make significant WAVES in our community.

Read the profiles of all those we’re honoring below.

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Learn about the history of Black History Month here.

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‘Martin Duty Calls’ Touring Play – Black History Month and Beyond

‘Martin Duty Calls,’ the touring play, gives audiences eye opening glimpses into Dr King’s personal life–the good and sometimes not so good times with wife Coretta.


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Making WAVES For Black History Month: Bill Withers

Bill Withers performed and recorded for only about 15 years, from 1970 to 1985 but he has made invaluable contributions to the American Songbook.


Photo courtesy of Kiki Shepard

Making WAVES For Black History Month: KiKi Shepard

Kiki Shepard is a versatile performer who loves entertaining, whether on film, television, or the stage.


Photo courtesy of Nolan Rollins

Making WAVES For Black History Month: Nolan Rollins

Nolan Rollins is the seventh President and Chief Executive Officer of the 94-year-old Los Angeles Urban League.


Photo courtesy of Jacquelyn Dupont Walker

Making WAVES For Black History Month: Jacquelyn Dupont Walker

Jacqueline Dupont-Walker has spent more than 40 years as a professional in the public and private sectors.


Photo courtesy of Principato-Young Entertainment

Making WAVES For Black History Month: Brian Dobbins

For the past 15 years, E. Brian Dobbins has been a Talent and Literary Manager at Principato-Young Entertainment.


Photo courtesy of the LA Sentinel

Making WAVES For Black History Month: Brenda Marsh-Mitchell

Brenda Marsh-Mitchell was an icon in Los Angeles, who devoted the last 45 years of her life to the community.


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Making WAVES For Black History Month: Kyla Lee

Kyla Lee has established herself as one of the youngest and brightest executives in Los Angeles.



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