SLB Showcases Oral Histories for Black History Month

SLB will showcase eight features from its Crossing Fences: Connecting African American Men & Boys through the Oral Tradition series this February for Black History Month.

The men’s stories will be broadcast on SLB’s The Saturday Light Brigade radio program each Saturday this month at 6:30 and 9:30 a.m., and highlighted each Tuesday and Thursday at facebook.com/slbradio.

In partnership with SLB, Urban Media Today will include information regarding these oral histories in its e-blasts every Tuesday and Thursday this month. To receive these e-blasts visit urbanmediatoday.com.

Youth Express…All Youth. All the Time

Youth Express is our new 24/7 internet radio service featuring original writing, music and reflections from area youth. If you’re a teacher or student who’d like to participate, contact us at info@youthexpress.org. Youth Express is made possible with generous support from Henry L. Hillman Foundation, Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and The Citrone Fund. Tune in on any smartphone, tablet or computer using the free Tune In or Simple Radio apps.

Youth Expression Showcase

Are you an aspiring young poet, playwright or actor? Do you play an instrument or love to read poetry and essays? Join us to express your creativity and perform your original work of art live on the air! Children and youth in grades K-12 are invited to perform live on The Saturday Light Brigade radio show, during our signature weekly live performance feature called the Youth Expression Showcase (10:05 and 10:35 a.m. Eastern). Learn more here!

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