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Soul Singers, Entertainers On Board for Dr. King Memorial Radiothon

mlk_memorial_statue_mlk.JPGIn conjunction with the upcoming 45th anniversary of Martin Luther
King, Jr.
's "I Have A Dream" speech, the Washington D.C. Martin Luther
King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation and Clear Channel radio
have enlisted participants for a radio-based fundraising initiative.
The Clear Channel "Build The Dream" Radiothon will be held next
Thursday, August 28th will feature reflections on Dr. King's
ideologies, influence and the importance of having a national memorial
dedicated to him by a growing list of entertainers and public figures,
including Musiq Soulchild, Aretha Franklin and Stephanie Mills.
Listeners will be encouraged to visit the radiothon's website or to
call and make a donation to the foundation. The memorial was originally
slated to open in 2009 but is currently about $30 million away from the
$120 million needed for completion.

A list of "Build The Dream" participating cities and stations is available after the bounce, but you can visit the website for more information on donating and the project itself.

Harvey, Baisden and Joyner Join R&B Acts For 'Build The Dream Radiothon' [SR]
MLK Clear Channel Radiothon [Official]

Participating "Build The Dream" Radiothon cities and stations:

  • Chicago, IL - WGCI, WGRB, WVAZ 
  • New York, NY  - WWPR 
  • Philadelphia, PA  - WDAS 
  • Baltimore, MD  - WCAO
  • Detroit, MI  - WJLB, WMXD 
  • Miami, FL - WMIB
  • Memphis, TN - KJMS, WHAL
  • Little Rock, AK - KHLR
  • Greensboro, NC  - WMKS 
  • Milwaukee, WI  - WKKV 
  • Jacksonville, FL  - WJBT, WSOL 
  • Columbia, SC  - WXBT 
  • Norfolk, VA  - WOWI, WKUS 
  • Syracuse, NY  -  WPHR
  • Tampa, FL  - WBTP 
  • New Orleans - WQUE, WYLD-FM
  • St. Louis, MO  - KMJM, KATZ
  • Savannah, GA  - WLVH, WQBT

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1 Response

  1. What a great tribute. I am however a little puzzled as to why no DC stations are listed with the exception of the Bmore one (and thats not even a top 10 one). Clear channel do better.



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