Wendell Pierce and Partners to Relaunch WBOK on January 27 with New Programming, Talent and Website

 Louisiana's oldest African American radio station, WBOK 1230 AM, is relaunching on Monday, Jan. 27, with a new brand, website, programming and more just in time for Black History Month. New owners, Equity Media, comprised of New Orleans native and Actor/Producer Wendell Pierce, Spears Group President/CEO Cleveland Spears, III, Henry...

NAACP Celebrates 110th Anniversary of Freedom Fighting

By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – NAACP – was founded 110 years ago after a deadly race riot rocked the city of Springfield, Illinois. “Because of the riots in Springfield, that brought about serious conversations and meetings about starting an...