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The Bev Smith Show: Voter Empowerment Collaborative

What is the most important right granted to U.S. citizens? Normally we would think the right to vote but did you know that the Constitution has no guarantee to the right to vote? Tonight Bev Smith is […]

WAOK-AM–01/05/2015

(Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Streetcar Rolls Again In Atlanta

When I arrived at the Dobbs Plaza stop for the new Atlanta Streetcar Tuesday morning, I found throngs of people waiting to take that first ride. There were city council officials, parks and recreation officials, […]

WAOK-AM–12/30/2014

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The Bev Smith Show: Power to the People

On December 11th, Black staffers in Congress walked off the job to protest the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Tonight Bev Smith is joined by Kwame Canty, director of member services for the Congressional […]

WAOK-AM–12/17/2014

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The Bev Smith Show: Economic Woes

Tonight Bev Smith is joined by legendary comedian, social activist and social critic, Dick Gregory, as they discuss President Obama’s financial pressure on President Vladimir Putin’s government and various economic impact.    

WAOK-AM–12/16/2014

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The Bev Smith Show: Our 2 Americas

With protests seeming to happen everyday, do you know your civil rights? Tonight Bev Smith talks with Dr. Ron Daniels, president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century, about black civic duties, martial law […]

WAOK-AM–12/10/2014

(Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Pastor Warnock: “We Can’t Expect The Police To Police The Police” As Ebenezer Continues Community Forum

When I sat down on Sunday, December 7, 2014, with Doctor Raphael Warnock, Senior Pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, he had just minutes earlier finished the second of two First Sunday services titled […]

WAOK-AM–12/07/2014

(Credit: Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Hank Johnson)

[VIDEO] Cong Johnson Says A Poem For Eric Garner Because “I’m A Black Man”

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4th) says “I’m a black man and I see black males being the victims of extra judicial killings that go unaccounted for. There’s no accountability.” Representative Johnson says there seem to […]

WAOK-AM–12/05/2014

(Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

U.S. Attorney General Holder In Atlanta Announcing Efforts To End Racial Profiling

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told a packed Ebenezer Baptist Church sanctuary Monday night how honored he was to be at the home where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once pastored. He said “who could […]

WAOK-AM–12/02/2014

(Credit: Erica Walker/CBS Local)

Atlanta Protestors Rally Against Ferguson Decision

V103/WAOK News Reporter Erica Walker describes the scene as “peaceful, intense at times, especially when there was a moment of silence.” Erica, who spent hours at the protest at Underground Atlanta last evening says, they […]

WAOK-AM–11/26/2014

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How To Join A Ferguson Protest In Atlanta

Various protests are planned in Atlanta in response to the grand jury’s decision in Missouri. The panel decided that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the August 9, 2014, shooting death […]

11/25/2014

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