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WLOK Radio Station

363 South Second Street, Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 8.484", -90° 3' 22.3164"
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In 1977 WLOK became Memphis' first African-American owned
radio station. Established on this site, Gilliam Communications' WLOK is a
family-oriented format on which many of the nation's top African-American
leaders have appeared. Several of the nation's leading disc jockeys started
here. WLOK's community involvement includes college scholarships and the
renowned WLOK Stone Soul Picnic. The station's call letters WLOK-AM, are
“A Family Tradition.”

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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