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Saxophonist Antonio Hart chats with WBGO's Gary Walker about "BirdFlight" and Sweet Honey in the Rock holds a fundraising concert to raise awareness about gun violence

Saxophonist Antonio Hart with WBGO's Gary Walker
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Saxophonist Antonio Hart with WBGO's Gary Walker

On this edition of the WBGO Journal,

WBGO's Jon Kalish profiles writer and activist William Electric Black and his fight to stop gun violence

Host Doug Doyle chats with those involved in a Juneteenth fundraising concert at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, including Sweet Honey in the Rock’s co-founder Carol Maillard and Dr. Nori Rost, leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. All proceeds will go to the "Harlem Mothers/Fathers S.A.V.E.

WBGO's Gary Walker chats with saxophonist Antonio Hart about an upcoming concert on Friday, June 17th at Flushing Town Hall in Queens. Hart leads the Queens Jazz Orchestra in "Bird Flight", honoring his long time mentor , Master Jimmy Heath, and legendary broadcaster Phil Schaap.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 200 awards from organizations like PRNDI, AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.