June 9 WVAS to honor the memory of George Floyd

Jun 8, 2020

Remembering George Floyd
     On Tuesday, June 9 at 2 p.m., WVAS joins radio stations nationwide to play Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come," in commemoration of the life of George Floyd. Floyd’s gruesome killing May 25 has been the focus of international protests. Many communities are struggling with the issues raised by his death, including racial injustice and police misconduct. On June 9, Floyd will be laid to rest at a private ceremony in Houston, his hometown. More than 60 participating stations will broadcast the Civil Rights Movement anthem at the same timethat afternoon, coast-to-coast. Tune in to WVAS, the Voice of Alabama State Universtity  at 2 p.m. to be part of the observance.