Hear Imhotep Gary Byrd on 107.5 WBLS-FM daily with “Imhotep’s On-Air Guide to Black Events” and “Express Yourself,” Sunday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m., and on WLIB-AM with “The GBE Mind Flight,” Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to midnight (simulcast on WLIB-AM/WBLSFM from 7-8 p.m.). The full show can be heard on HD radio at WBLS-HD2. IGB is also heard on WBAIFM 99.5 with the GBE 2.0 “Global Black Experience” and “Global Beat Experience,” Saturdays from 5-7 p.m. We are archived online with both shows at www.wbai.org. To reach us about your event, email email@example.com, find Imhotep Gary Byrd on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @GBELIFE or call 212-592-3279.
Imhotep's Guide to Black Events
Greetings! October is GBE “Black Arts Month” 2014 and “Domestic Violence Month.” We have also moved into “Mental Health Awareness Week” (see “Community”).
From the 60th Birthday celebration for the Rev. Al Sharpton to Harry Belefonte and David Dinkins speaking at the Apollo Theater about South Africa, check out our community affairs calendar.
Imhotep Gary Byrd give you the best Black events around town.
With our GBE “African Reducation Month” in full swing, a series of events are upon us that celebrate the life of queen mothers of our culture who passed away recently.
As the doors to educational institutions open up across the country, it is a reminder that the learning never stops and that we as an African-American people owe it to ourselves to never forget “the lessons” of the past and the value of education in the accomplishments of our people.
This marks my 50th anniversary as a licensed broadcaster in New York, going back to my days as a 14-year-old apprentice under broadcaster-educator the late Hank Cameron of WUFO in Buffalo, N.Y., who discovered me.
Greetings! We took a moment to celebrate Marcus Mosiah Garvey’s birthday and the 100th anniversary of Universal Negro Improvement Association, as noted in our Radio GBE. Several of our radio guests helped us remember, including Garvey performance artiste Ron Bobb Semple; Tony Best, senior editor of The New York Carib News; and Lloyd Williams of The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce.
Greetings! The summer of 2014 is going out with a musical bang. Whether you are from the Big Apple, the tristate area or in from out of town, this month’s events remind us why the great Duke Ellington once remarked, “After New York, there are no cities.”
Greetings! The New York City Walk to Salute the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Bill celebrates historic Harlem Saturday, Aug. 23, and is also a part of the 40th anniversary of Harlem Week 2014.