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T.K. Olivari uses a microscope to photograph a bud of medical marijuana at the Highland Health medical dispensary and wellness center in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009. Medical marijuana is reportedly more effective than conventional pain management medications or painkillers in patients with terminal diseases like AIDS and cancer. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg

Too Black for the Cannabis Biz?

The legalization of Cannabis has been taking place from state to state for the past few years, and with the large amounts of tax revenue being collected more states will follow suit. This billion dollar […]

WAOK-AM–05/28/2015

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The Bev Smith Show: “Lucifier” Rising

Do you believe in evil? Fox has debuted the first full trailer for this highly-anticipated series, ‘Lucifier’. “Charlie Charlie,” a game/Internet urban legend of sudden and inexplicable popularity, surged to the top of the global […]

05/27/2015

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Snubbed Cobb County Valedictorian Speaks with Rashad Richey

Drayton McJunkins was the only African-American valedictorian in Cobb County this year, but was snubbed by the Marietta Daily Journal as they neglected to acknowledge him as such. Instead they acknowledged another student as the […]

WAOK-AM–05/26/2015

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Veterans Share Their Stories with Rashad Richey

In celebration of Memorial Day, Rashad Richey was joined by two Vietnam Veterans, Eldson McGhee and Elijah Fobbs. Both shared detailed war stories and their struggles after serving their country, along with the military industrial […]

WAOK-AM–05/25/2015

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Congressman Hank Johnson Succeeds on Police Demilitarization Bill

Congressman Hank Johnson has been pushing his Police Demilitarization Bill for months now in efforts to prevent police departments from having military grade weapons to use on civilians. President Barack Obama did not sign the […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2015

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Rockdale County Commissioner Speaks on Move Against Rockdale Judge

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is currently investigating the a pill that was found dissolving in the water glass of Rockdale County Chief Judge Phinia Aten. The GBI does know what the substance is but […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2015

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Union City Mayor Speaks on Ariston Waiters Case

The Mayor of Union City, Vince Williams, called into Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey on the new investigation into the police shooting that claimed the life of unarmed teen Ariston Waiters in 2012. […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2015

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Mother of Ariston Waiters Speaks With Rashad After Case is Reopened

The Mother of Ariston Waiters, an unarmed Union City teen that was shot twice in the back and killed by a Union City Police Officer, called in to Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey […]

WAOK-AM–05/19/2015

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The Bev Smith Show: Racial Policing in America

The issue of racism and police brutality has dominated headlines for the past year, and with Baltimore’s chief prosecutor charging the six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray 25-year-old, is this a sign […]

WAOK-AM–05/13/2015