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CBS Radio Atlanta Receives 2014 NAACP Partnership Award

CBS Radio Atlanta (WVEE-WZGC-WAOK) is the recipient of the Atlanta NAACP’s Partner of the Year Award. The honor was bestowed during the organization’s annual Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner that was held on Saturday, September […]

WAOK-AM–09/21/2014

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Atlanta NAACP Holds 2014 Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner

The Atlanta branch of the NAACP held its 2014 Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner on Saturday, September 20, at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. Mrs. America 2014, Austen Williams, served as Host […]

09/21/2014

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Update: Judge Sides With Fulton County On Property Tax Hike

The Fulton County State House Republican Caucus is suing the Fulton County Commission over its decision to raise the millage rate. Supporters of the increase say additional revenue is needed to avoid massive cuts in […]

WAOK-AM–09/19/2014

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Atlanta Religious Leaders Tell Elected Officials That Voting Is Sacred

African-American and white clergy in Atlanta held a prayer vigil and news conference on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. They called on Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Secretary […]

WAOK-AM–09/18/2014

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Where Are The Minority Auto Dealers In Georgia?

A listener called in to last weeks show inquiring about minority dealers in Georgia. While it is a noble idea to try and recycle as much money as possible through one’s own community, fact is, […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2014

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Judge Penny Brown Reynolds: Race in America

Today’s show focused on Race in America.  Judge Penny Reynolds spoke on the Twenty Year Anniversary of the OJ Simpson trial, race in politics, President Obama’s speech on Race,  Black on Black in Politics, Racial […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2014

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FAMU Hazing Trial Pushed To September

The trial of five defendants in the hazing murder of FAMU drum major Robert Champion of Decatur, Ga. has been pushed back to September. At a hearing Monday, Judge Renee Roche agreed to push the […]

WAOK-AM–06/17/2014

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Real Talk with Rashad Richey: Richey Demands Justice

Today Rashad Richey had a great interview with  Mr. John Hope Bryant  discussing his new book “How The Poor Can Save Capitalism“.  He is the founder of the non-profit organization Operation Hope.  Bryant believes if we […]

WAOK-AM–06/11/2014

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Atlanta Offers Summer Jobs

Below is a list of jobs being offered throughout the city of Atlanta. -Care.com is looking for babysitters and temporary nannies in the Atlanta area -LGC Hospitality is looking for a summer banquet staff -The […]

WAOK-AM–06/10/2014