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Knockout Game Gaining National Attention

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we discussed the brutal new game many teens are beginning to participate in, which has begun to gain national attention from citizens and law enforcement officials alike. This “game” […]

WAOK-AM–11/25/2013

Photo by Sonia Murray CBS Radio

Reverend Dr. C.T. Vivian Set To Receive Presidential Medal

Atlanta (WAOK)- The Reverend Dr. C.T. Vivian, a distinguished minister, author and civil rights organizer, will be presented with the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom award by President Barack Obama in Washington D.C. today. Dr. Vivian told CBS […]

WAOK-AM–11/20/2013

Photo supplied by Attorney Benjamin Crump

Attorneys In Kendrick Johnson Case Say Video Is Doctored

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — The attorneys representing the parents of a Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat are crying foul after officials released hours of surveillance camera footage in the case. The […]

WAOK-AM–11/07/2013

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Attorney Benjamin Crump Provides Update On Death Of Kendrick Johnson

ATLANTA (WAOK/CNN)-On “PowerTalk” with Lorraine Jacques-White  Monday, Janice Mathis host of Sister’s In Law contacted Attorney Benjamin Crump regarding the death of Kendrick Johnson.   The body of  Johnson, 17, was found Jan. 11 in south […]

WAOK-AM–10/28/2013

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Rainbow PUSH Hosts 14th Annual Conference In Downtown Atlanta

Atlanta (WAOK)- The Rainbow PUSH 14th Annual Creating Opportunity Conference, Fairness in the Work Place, the Marketplace and the Public Square, will happen Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. […]

WAOK-AM–10/22/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: An Atlanta Profile With Dr. Stinson-Phillips

We had the privilege of talking to Dr. Babs Stinson-Phillips, who is the former personal assistant to Dr. Martin Luther King. She told us a fascinating story about her life as a personal assistant to […]

WAOK-AM–10/19/2013

Photo by Cynthia Mallard CBS Radio

Home Going Service Today For Evelyn Lowery

A public viewing ceremony has been scheduled for civil rights and women’s empowerment pioneer, Evelyn Lowery.

WAOK-AM–09/30/2013

Photo by: Jean Ross CBS Radio

Evelyn Lowery Dies

Atlanta (WAOK)- The family of Mrs. Evelyn Lowery has confirmed that she passed away today after suffering a massive stroke over a week ago. “My beloved Evelyn was a special woman, whose life was committed […]

WAOK-AM–09/26/2013

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Four Lives Snuffed Out – One Deferred

BIRMINGHAM — They were five little girls looking forward to the rest of their lives. Sarah Collins Rudolph lived to tell their story. She was 12 years old at the time; now she is 62. […]

WAOK-AM–09/13/2013

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NAACP Head Benjamin Jealous To Step Down At End Of Year

Baltimore (Metro Network) The head of the NAACP is stepping down at the end of the year.  The civil rights group says Benjamin Jealous is leaving the president’s post on December 31st. Jealous, who was just […]

WAOK-AM–09/09/2013

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