Making WAVES For Black History Month

makingwaves1 Making WAVES For Black History Month

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.

Sponsored in part by:

US Bank 

and

Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology 

Learn about the history of Black History Month here.

Photo credit - James Horan for Airbnb.

Making WAVES For Black History Month: Jonathan Mildenhall

Jonathan is most proud of being a Black immigrant who has lived in the US for only 10 years and during that time has been able to shape messages of international unity by putting out great human value messages.

94.7 The WAVE–02/15/2017

(Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)

Making WAVES For Black History Month: Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys is one of the biggest names in music and her star continues to rise.

94.7 The WAVE–02/09/2017

Photo credit: Fred Carter

Making WAVES For Black History Month: EJ Jackson

EJ Jackson was truly the epitome of generosity and his imprint on Los Angeles and many other communities.

94.7 The WAVE–02/08/2017

James Pickens Jr. (Photo: Jordan Matter)

Making WAVES For Black History Month: James Pickens Jr.

James Pickens Jr. is known for his recurring roles on such series as ‘NYPD Blue,’ ‘The X-Files,’ ‘The Practice,’ ‘Philly,’ “Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘Six Feet Under,’ ‘The West Wing,’ and more.

94.7 The WAVE–02/08/2017

Photo courtesy of L.A. Speech and Language Therapy Center

Making WAVES For Black History Month: Pamela Wiley, Ph.D

Pamela Wiley, Ph.D. is the President of the Los Angeles Speech and Language Therapy Center, Inc. and the founder of The Wiley Center.

94.7 The WAVE–02/03/2017

Photo Courtesy of Pepperdine University

Making WAVES For Black History Month: Dean Helen Williams

Helen Easterling Williams has served two decades in higher education leadership and was appointed Dean of the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology in June of 2014.

94.7 The WAVE–02/03/2017

Photo credit: The YWCA of Greater Los Angeles

Making WAVES For Black History Month: Faye Washington

As President & CEO of the YWCA Greater Los Angeles, Faye Washington is a rainmaker in the world of non-profit.

94.7 The WAVE–02/03/2017

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The History of Black History Month

Discover the history of Black History Month.

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