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Nikki Thomas

Monday – Friday (2pm – 7pm)

NIKKI THOMAS has been a part of the KBLX family for over 15 years!

She is your host of SOUL SCHOOL SUNDAYS, 2-7pm–classic soul from the 60s, 70s, and 80s–AND the “What’s Trending” report with the Dream Team weekday mornings.

A dynamic motivational speaker, Host/Emcee, AND certified yoga instructor, Nikki uses her unique combination of skills and talents to Heal, Motivate, and Empower our communities.

Born, in New Orleans, LA, Nikki started her radio career in 1992. Since then, she’s been heard in Buffalo, NY, Boston, MA, and finally, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Highly visible in the Bay Area community, Nikki has partnered with several local organizations, including Black Girls Code, Impact HUB Oakland, Outdoor Afro and the City of Oakland.

She has taught her SOUL YOGA classes at Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards in Atlanta, aboard the Smooth Jazz Cruise, at Brian Culbertson’s Napa Valley Jazz Getaway, and at W Hotel San Francisco to name a few.

As a host, she’s opened for Iyanla Vanzant, Steve Harvey, and Les Brown. Her legendary interviews include Danny Glover, Janelle Monet, Tamar Braxton, Jamie Foxx, Sidney Poitier, and Dick Gregory, too name just a few!

Nikki is also the creator of SOUL POWER Academy–an online business and branding school.

She’s an Aquarius, an 80s kid, and can be easily spotted because of that HAIR!

Follow her everywhere on social media: @NikkiThomasTV

Simply The Best Old School Mix at 5:25pm Monday – Friday is presented by Mancini’s Sleepworld.

KBLX Cares Interview with Sterling James: Oakland Lacrosse

Kevin Kelley,Founder and Executive Director of Oakland Lacrosse came in to talk about the programs and the amazing organization making a difference and impacting kids in the Oakland Public School system. Through lacrosse the organization supports students in becoming healthy, confident, and self-empowered youth who effectively navigate systems, overcome challenges, and …

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Listen Up Bay Area Interview with Armand: Donor Network West

Ayanna Anderson, Senior Community Education Liaison and Exhibition Director and Katie Sugarman, Social Documentary Photographer and Donate Life Ambassador (volunteer) with Donor Network West came in to talk about the non-profit organization Donor Network West, an organ procurement and tissue recovery organization serving more than 13 million people in 40 counties …

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KBLX Cares Interview with Sterling James: OYAE

Joyce Gordon, Owner and Director of Joyce Gordon Gallery and Linda Steele II, Gallery Assistant came in to talk about OYAE, the Oakland Youth Art Explosion, a free event that supports the J Gordon Foundation of the Arts which is a cultural resource for the Bay Area community. OYAE is …

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Have You Heard About DMV Now?

One of the most frustrating lines to stand in on this earth is at the DMV. Well, here recently, they announced that in certain locations, they will open on Saturdays, which is a fantastic idea. Furthermore, are you aware that at certain grocery stores, there is a DMV Now kiosk? …

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