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Cafe Mocha Hollywood and Religion

The ladies of Cafe Mocha spend Easter weekend with actress Kimberly Elise and film producer DeVon Franklin.  Kimberly discusses the Easter release of her TV movie Apple Mortgage Cake. DeVon discusses the theatrical release of Heaven is for Real.  And they both discuss Religion and Hollywood.  Has Hollywood finally found a moral compass? Tune in Saturday, April 19th at 4:00 p.m. on Public Radio KCEP-FM 88.1   var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var [ ... ]

Feeling Good: The Nina Simone Story

Airing: Saturday, March 29th 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Description: Told by her daughter, vocalist Lisa Simone Kelly, Feeling Good: The Nina Simone Story is a touching, intimate look at life, work and genius of jazz composer, pianist,  vocalist and civil rights activist Nina Simone. Whether it was a song she composed or one she interpreted, Nina had the ability to communicate its meaning beyond words. She excavated the essential soul of every song that she sang. Whether it [ ... ]

Black Men: A Legacy of Achievement

KCEP-FM along with SI presents positive success stories of men who have made a difference. This program helps to dispel many negative media images about the black male. Men such as Muhammad Ali, Guy Bluford, Berry Gordy, and more will be profiled. Black Men: A Legacy of Achievement is a shining example of men who have made it, despite the odds hosted by Isaiah Washington. Listen to KCEP 88.1 FM online, in your car, in your home [ ... ]

Black History Notes

African Americans have made tremendous contributions to America and to the world. In celebration of our rich ancestry, KCEP-FM and S I are proud to present Black History Notes hosted by Vanessa Williams. This exciting program is a sixty-second vignette series the profiles African Americans and events from yesterday and today. Tune into KCEP 88.1 FM everyday during Black History Month to celebrate the contributions and achievements of African Americans. Black History moments are presented by: [ ... ]

Black Women: A Portrait of Dignity

KCEP-FM celebrates the contributions of African American women with a very popular program. Black Women: A Portrait of Dignity is an exciting vignette series that profiles black women from yesterday and today. This award-winning program presents fascination portraits of women like Lena Horne, Barbara Jordan, and more. These programs will run during February, Black History Month only on 88.1 KCEP (Power 88). Tune in online, in your car or download the KCEP android app from [ ... ]

King A Musical Tribute

Narrated by the late Brock Peters, this program features excerpts from Dr. King’s speeches, as well as interviews with friends and family members. The 3-hour special includes topics like affirmative action, an analysis of the civil rights movement, the new King Monument, MLK’s legacy, and much more. Tune in January 20th, 6am – 9am (PST) as KCEP-FM brings you King: A Musical Tribute in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was [ ... ]

Café Mocha is radio from a women’s perspective!

Cafe Mocha host MC Lyte  brings her vast knowledge of music and serves up the popular  “Lyte Mix”  to make sure you’ll ready for the weekend! Comedienne Loni Love brings the gift of laughter and is the master of One-Liners~.  Angelique  serves as the ‘voice of reason’  between Lyte and Love to round out  a unique radio experience and actress Nicole Ari Parker has joins the leading ladies of urban radio – as our celebrity [ ... ]

Recent Songs

// New songs list is recently updated. Welcome to our recent 20 Songs listing. Browse the list, click on any link to listen to what’s going on with the coolest public radio in the U.S and contact us on how we can make public radio better for you. // // var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="";var hupso_title_t="Recent Songs";

Is it easy to bury yourself in work?

Have you given up on love?  Is it just easier to bury yourself in work?  Dr. Alduan Tart and author Alan Roger Currie want to help the ladies of Café Mocha find love in the new year.  They will cover everything from how to make time for dating to a heated discussion on when to do the do.  Grab a pen and pad.  This is a fun and informative discussion that you don’t want to miss. Tune into KCEP-FM 88.1 Saturday January, 11th [ ... ]

Countdown to MLK Holiday

In King: Countdown to the Holiday, we paint an intimate portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a combination of actualities, music and host comments. Hosted by Avery Brooks, each of the fifteen :60 vignettes only found on 88.1 FM (KCEP) will reveal a facet of Dr. King’s character and beliefs as we listen to excerpts from his speeches and comments from those who knew and loved him best. This award-winning series is a [ ... ]

Keep Hope Alive hosted by Jesse Jackson

An American icon, international statesman, and one of our nation’s leading civil rights advocates, Jesse Jackson takes on current topics in a weekly nationally-syndicated radio program right here on KCEP-FM Sunday evenings at 6pm.   During his lifetime of public service, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. has become an icon of our religious, political, social, and cultural lives. Having magnetized people of every profession, social position, and cultural persuasion for more than forty years, the Presidential Medal [ ... ]

Welcome Cafe Mocha

KCEP-FM is proud to welcome Cafe Mocha to the airwaves every Saturday from 4pm to 6pm. Café Mocha’s MC Lyte was a rap icon before she even got her driver’s license. A force to reckon with in the music industry she earned accolades from all ends of the spectrum after her hip hop anthem “Ruffneck” went to #1 and earned her a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Single in 1993. Today a two-time Grammy nominated [ ... ]

Chef Keidi on Like It Is Radio

With the holidays approaching, “Like it is Radio” hosted by Franklyn G. and the KCEP College Interns have invited chef Keidi Awadu, the guru of Living Superfoods, to join them this Friday, August 9.  Chef Keidi will introduce his “Living Superfoods” and share his secrets how to live a healthier lifestyle. Being a “Living Superfood” consumer means having a strict fruit and vegetable diet that includes a several-meal menu created by Chef Keidi. This specially [ ... ]

2013 Las Vegas Weekly Award – Power 88

Best Reason to Listen to the Radio: Power 88 Las Vegas Weekly Staff Wed, Jul 3, 2013 (7 p.m.) For four decades, this public station has brought the grooves, hooks and hallelujahs to the Valley. Today, the music ranges from neo-soul and blues gems you never knew existed to beloved R&B slow-burners and hip-hop “jams of old.” And with smart, locally produced programming on public affairs and culture, KCEP 88.1 FM is always a sweet listen. It’s radio [ ... ]

Michael Baisden – Thank you

Dear Affiliate Family, The lights go out today Friday March 29th. Please see the attached Thank You letter from me. None of this would have been possible without your faith in me to deliver for your audience. You can still reach me through my manager: Pamela Yvette Exum Michael Baisden’s Business Manager (210) 930-0959 x104 (210) 568-6056 Efax | Until I am back keep up with all of the latest on Facebook or Twitter: Facebook: /michaelbaisdenlive Twitter: @ BaisdenLive Website: var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via [ ... ]
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“….And then there were TWO!”

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has picked William “Mo” Cowan, his former chief of staff, to serve as the state’s interim US senator until a successor to John F. Kerry is chosen by the voters in a June 25 special election. For the first time ever, the Senate will include more than one black member at the time: Mr. Cowan of Massachusetts and South Carolina’s Tim Scott. The only time multiple Blacks served was during the Reconstruction [ ... ]

Live Coverage of President’s State of the Union

NPR News will provide extensive coverage of the President’s State of the Union speech and the Republican Response. This will be President Obama’s last State of the Union address of his White House term as he heads into the 2012 presidential election campaign. Facing into an election year, the President is expected to continue pushing Congress on his economic agenda. The GOP response will be given by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels. Melissa Block will host. She’ll be [ ... ]

LV Metro Police Department – Review or Not To Review?

Review or not to review: that’s not the question – why the Police won’t participate is the question? Currently the leadership of the Metro’s Union is endorsing a policy of non-compliance when it comes to anything about the newly proposed changes (to include an ombudsman) to the coroner’s process.  Sheriff Gillespie appears to be without and control over his officers to enforce any compliance on this matter also. Our newly elected DA Mr. Wolfson also seems [ ... ]

Dr. King Vision

 Is Dr. King’s vision being sanitized?Truth be told at the time of his assassination Dr. King’s popularly had waned tremendously. We forget the King who at the time of his ministry (of social activism) was labeled an “extremist,” by explicitly calling out “moderates” for urging African-Americans to slow down their march to justice in 1967. Few speak of Dr. King’s admonition to the United States “that the Negro had tried to cash the check” of [ ... ]

Obama’s White House – The Diversity Question

In Clinton’s first term, 47% of those he appointed to his Cabinet were women or people of color. Bush had precisely the same percentage in his first term. By the end of Clinton’s second term, his figure had risen to 52%. President Obama’s two Supreme Court nominations have been women, his first secretary of State and Homeland Security secretary are women, also his attorney-general a black man. Yet many of his supporters question his recent [ ... ]

Like It Is Radio!

To provide programing that enlightens and connects Las Vegas to the larger Black Diaspora. This weekly show allows dialogues between leaders and our small Power 88 village. Recent guests have ranged from Dr. Frances Crest Wellsing MD to Hall of Fame Director Mr. Bill Duke, also including our current first elected Black Congressman Steve Horsford (D) of Nevada. Personalities from the Nation of Islam, Greek organizations, veterans, and the business community appear regularly. “Like it is [ ... ]