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Kendrick Johnson Rally

Who Killed K.J.?! Kendrick Johnson’s Family’s Quest For Answers Moves To Georgia Capitol

Atlanta (WAOK) — A rally was held Wednesday at the Georgia state Capitol for Kendrick Johnson, a Valdosta, Georgia teen that was found dead in his high school gymnasium last January. Johnson’s body had been […]

WAOK-AM–12/11/2013

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Grady High School Facing Fraud Allegations

Atlanta (WAOK / WSBTV) — According to Errol Davis, superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, Grady High School has recruited a number of players for their high school football team, the Grady Knights. These recruited players […]

WAOK-AM–12/11/2013

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Volunteers To Place Wreaths at Marietta Cemetery

Atlanta (WAOK / AJC) — Grave sites at the Marietta National Cemetery will be adorned with wreaths on Saturday as a part of the national Wreaths Across America program, established to honor veterans. Volunteers with […]

WAOK-AM–12/11/2013

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Atlanta Holds Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela

Atlanta (WAOK) — The World Affairs Council of Atlanta and Morehouse College will be holding a memorial service for Former South African President Mandela. Mandela passed away Thursday, December 5th, 2013 after a battle with […]

WAOK-AM–12/09/2013

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BOBBY TILLMANS FAMILY (BFAM INC) PRESENT THE 4TH ANNUAL YOUTH AGAINST VIOLENCE WINTER CLOTHING DRIVE

Bobby Tillmans Family (BFAM Inc) present the 4th Annual Youth Against Violence winter clothing drive Saturday December 14th, 2013 from 1pm- to 6pm. Enjoy Music, Free Food and holiday cheer at Douglasville police station community […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2013

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National Action Network Holds 5th Annual Toy & Book Drive

As the holidays are fast approaching, many families do not have the means to provide gifts for their kids. Join the National Action Network in extending the gift of giving for their 5th annual Toy […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2013

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NAACP Atlanta Emancipation Proclamation Celebration Of Freedom

The Atlanta NAACP will hold its annual Jubilee Day in observance of the Emancipation Proclamation on Wednesday, January 1, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Road SW, Atlanta, GA. The […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2013

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RE2URRECTION Fashion Event

The Goodwill of North Georgia and The2econdFloor will present “RE2URRECTION,” a fashion cocktail event hosted by radio personality Cynthia Mallard Sunday December 8th. This Fashion forward event will be held at The W Atlanta Downtown […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2013

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra And Georgia Humanities Council Present “Georgia Roots Music Festival”

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and University of West Georgia Center for Public History, will present the Georgia Roots Music Festival on Saturday, January 18, […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2013