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Newton County Commissioner Makes Racial Comments on Social Media

Newton County Commissioner, John Douglas, made headline recently after posting a racially charged comment on his Facebook account. Commenting on a picture of an African American woman defecating on the American Flag, Commission Douglas wrote: […]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2015

GMC's Uplift Someone America Bus Tour Finale Concert Presented by Xfinity

Atlanta City Councilman Proposes Addition to Confederate Memorial

The Confederate Memorial has come under scrutiny recently with many calling for the memorial to be removed. However Atlanta City Councilman, Michael Julian Bond, proposed not to completely remove the memorial in its entirety, but […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2015

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55yr Old Ohio Woman Beaten

A 55 year old woman was beaten for allegedly stealing money from an Columbus, Oh restaurant. Rachel Foster, stats that she was brutally attacked by the restaurant owner and two females, and was forced to […]

WAOK-AM–07/20/2015

NORWALK, CA. - MARCH 3: No voters were present for the first three hours of business for the Los Angeles County Consolidated Election at the Los Angeles County Registrar's office on March 3, 2015 in Norwalk, California. Polls opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday for city council and school board elections in Los Angeles and 15 other municipalities across the region. Low voter turnout is expected. (Photo by Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

The Bev Smith Show: Voter Turnout Low in Local Elections

Voter turnout for local elections is at a historical low. As news outlets promote the 2016 presidential election, did you know that August 17 is the last day (for Georgia) for a person to register […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 11:  Serena Williams of United States celebrates with the trophy after winning the Final of the Ladies Singles against Garbine Muguruza of Spain during the day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 11, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Wins, Why The Hate?

Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon trophy, the highest award in professional tennis, over the weekend. While the world celebrated her stellar performance, a writer from the New York Times used the celebratory time to […]

WAOK-AM–07/13/2015

The Warren Ballentine Show 8/10

Rashad Richey Interviews The Truth Fighter Warren Ballentine

In an exclusive interview with Rashad Richey, Radio Host Warren Ballentine called in to Real Talk and spoke about the charges, his trial and what led to him being sentenced to 3 years probation for […]

WAOK-AM–07/08/2015

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Dekalb DA Robert James Talks with Richey about Former CEO Burrell Ellis

Suspended Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis was sentenced serve 18 months in prison after being convicted of perjury and attempted theft by extortion. Ellis was offered a plea deal that would have allowed him to […]

WAOK-AM–07/08/2015

The Bev Smith Show: Holding on with Naomi B

(Previously Aired) After the Baltimore Riots, there was a severe disconnect among people when it came to race. That deep divide seem problematic…but there is so much strength in unity. Tonight, Bev Smith is joined […]

WAOK-AM–07/08/2015

Rashad Richey

Pota Coston Remembered

Pota Coston, the first African American County Commissioner of Fayette County, succumbed to her battle with breast cancer during the holiday weekend. Rashad Richey and Representative Virgil Flood reflected on their friend Pota Coston and […]

WAOK-AM–07/06/2015