introduce you to one of the newest and fastest growing radio stations in the metro Detroit
Area WPON 1460 AM!
WPON 1460 AM has been noticed by both local and national media such as as: The Detroit Free Press, The Oakland Press, the Metro Times, television stations CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, UPN, CNN, ESPN, and many more.
In 1994 their format became talk radio. Of special note is the "Book Beat" radio show hosted by Lee. E Meadows. Every Monday at
4PM EST, listeners in the Detroit area can learn all about literature in the African American community. Listeners will enjoy Lee Meadow's interviews of prominent and up-and-coming authors, as well as his discussions with book store owners, book clubs, internet content providers, and a variety of others related to African American literature.
The Book Beat Radio program is no longer airing
To hear an interview, simply click the author's name. You'll find their respective interviews on their AALBC.com Author's Profile Page.
RealPlayer is required to hear audio on AALBC.com web site.
- Interviewed, April 20, 1998
Cooper - Interviewed, January 18, 1999
Dickey - Interviewed, January 25, 1999
Due - Interviewed, November 4, 1998
Files - Interviewed, February 4, 1999
Spencer - Interviewed, April 12, 1999
Thornton - Interviewed, January 4, 1999
- Interviewed, October 12, 1998
Davis (aka Baba Ur Deon-Solek) - Interviewed mid-1999
Dominique Grosvenor - (Recorded late 1998)
Hayes - Interviewed, January 11, 1999
Johnson - Interviewed, February 4, 1999
July II - Interviewed, January 11, 1999
Killingsworth, Interviewed mid-1999
- Interviewed, March 20, 1998