WVON Radio Gives Our GWave Girls A Lesson on History, Media, and How to be Successful

How did girls from G-WAVE (Girls With A Voice Empowered) spend their President’s Day holiday? Being Empowered! Daveda Flute shared with participants the history of WVON and its significance in the African American experience.

For 50 years, WVON has been and remains the drum major for the African-American community of Chicago. It continues to provide a platform on which Black Chicago can air its concerns, voice its differences, and discuss the issues that affect our society. From “The Voice of the Negro” to “The Voice of the Nation”, WVON has carved a special niche in the history of broadcast.

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