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Atlanta Up Close with Cynthia Mallard

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Life Coaches And Psychologist Stop By Atlanta Up Close To Help Move Our Lives To Higher Ground And Womens Resource Center Of Atlanta Kicks Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Have you waken  one morning and thought “How did I get here?”  or “This is not what I want!”  or ever thought “I need help in life to achieve my goals”.  Well this weekend  life […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2013

Rev. Lowery

Atlanta Says Goodbye To Civil Rights Leader Evelyn Lowery

On this week’s segment of Atlanta Up Close, the civil rights community comes out to remember pioneer and civil rights leader Mrs. Evelyn Lowery, who founded SCLC Women. Lowery was married to Rev. Joseph Lowery […]

WAOK-AM–10/04/2013

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September Closes Out Sickle Cell Awareness Month and The NAACP Atlanta Talks Upcoming Events

This week Atlanta Up Close is helping bring awareness to Sickle Cell Disease. September is the national month of Sickle Cell Awareness. Cynthia will have Gerald Mansfield, operations manager of The Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, […]

WAOK-AM–09/24/2013

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Atlanta Up Close Talks Washington Navy Yard Shooting and African-American Mental Health Care

In light of the traumatic shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Cynthia Mallard will be discussing issues that may have contributed to Aaron Alexis’ open fire on civilians. Aaron Alexis was a 34-year-old military contractor […]

WAOK-AM–09/18/2013

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Atlanta’s New Office Of Entertainment Talks Booming Movie Industry And Georgia Equality Talks Transgender Children

This weekend, Cynthia sits down with LaRonda Sutton, the newly appointed Director of the Office of Entertainment and Michael Sterling , senior adviser to Mayor Kasim Reed. Atlanta’s Office of Entertainment will be the official […]

WAOK-AM–09/12/2013

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For Sisters Only Visits Atlanta Up Close

On this edition of Atlanta Up Close, Cynthia Mallard is talking FSO with special guest and organizer Shelice Smith about all the great aspects of For Sisters Only. Smith is the director of integrated marketing […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2013

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Susan G. Komen Atlanta Raises Money With A Celebration of American Jazz & Soul And Kaiser Permanente’s Dr. Reginald Mason Discusses A Total Health Initiative

This weekend Cynthia sits down with Cati Stone, Executive Director of Susan G. Komen Atlanta as well as Toni Redd, . Susan G. Komen Atlanta wants to provide education and awareness. “A Celebration of American […]

WAOK-AM–08/16/2013

Citi Field Kids Program Hosts Gabby Douglas

Atlanta Public Schools Exposes Girls To Sports and Diabetes Association Of Atlanta Celebrates Diabetes University

Cynthia sits down with Atlanta Public Schools to talk their Day of Play in the midst of Back to School .  Often young girls miss out on the joys and career options involving sports. Rendell […]

WAOK-AM–08/12/2013

First Democratically Elected President of South Africa Nelson Mandela

Atlanta Up Close Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela and Veteran Actress Janet Hubert Launches One Woman Show At The Atlanta Black Arts Festival

This weekend  Cynthia  talks to  long time actress  Janet Hubert like you have never seen her before .   The actress returns to the stage  for the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival  to make  you laugh […]

WAOK-AM–08/05/2013

Dekalb County School Superintendent Michael Thurmond Talks Education and The National Black Arts Festival Reignites Passion For Black Arts

Continuing our Back to School push, this weekend Cynthia sits down with Dekalb County School Superintendent Michael Thurmond  talks class size, free lunch, budget and the direction of a system in turmoil  as school starts […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013