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What’s Happening In Atlanta For Labor Day Weekend 2014

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Get ready for one of the busiest weekends of the year in Atlanta.  Labor Day Weekend offers everything from college football to free concerts to sci-fi parades. Check out the list below and enjoy your weekend […]

WAOK-AM–08/25/2014

20-year-old Alicia Manigault has been charged with child cruelty after deputies rescued her infant child from the inside of her car. (Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Insight Into Police Shootings

In wake of the multiple discussion brought about by the murder of Michael Brown, host Rashad Richey sat down with Vernon Davis, the former Dekalb County CEO, to get more clarity in the process which […]

WAOK-AM–08/24/2014

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The Shooting of Michael Brown Goes to Grand Jury

Today a Ferguson, MO grand jury will meet to determine if Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed the unarmed Michael Brown, will be indicted on murder charges. Many legal experts, estimate that it […]

WAOK-AM–08/20/2014

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Georgia And Local NAACP Call For Training Of Police And African American Males

Atlanta (WAOK)-The NAACP in Georgia is calling for racial and cultural sensitivity training for police officers in the state. The announcement comes in the midst of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, following the deadly shooting […]

WAOK-AM–08/18/2014

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Roland Martin: Updates From #Ferguson

It has been one week since the death of 18 year old Michael “Mike” Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. These details have been determined as of this past weekend; An autopsy was […]

WAOK-AM–08/18/2014

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Hundreds Attend Peaceful Protest in Atlanta Following Police Shooting in Missouri

Atlanta (WAOK)-Atlanta was one of many cities across the United States that held peaceful protests on Thursday night. They were sparked by the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a surburb of […]

WAOK-AM–08/15/2014

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Benjamin Crump to Represent Family of Murdered Ferguson, MO Teen

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was Attorney Benjamin Crump. The family of Michael Brown, an 18 year old Ferguson, MO man whom was gunned down by a police officer on […]

08/13/2014

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Major Security Upgrades As Students Head Back To School In Dekalb County

Atlanta (WAOK) The more than 100,000 students that are beginning a new school year today in metro Atlanta’s Dekalb County School District will notice some security upgrades. The added buzz-in cameras at every school and […]

WAOK-AM–08/11/2014

Real Talk Recap: All Star Panel

You’ve asked for it, and now you have it. Mitchell Shelby and Derrick Boazman join Rashad Richey’s Sunday panel discussion. Listen Below:

WAOK-AM–08/10/2014

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed speaks as Hal Sirkin, Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group, listens during a panel discussion in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Jan. 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Atlanta Employees Cash In on Unused Vacation Time

Many people have mixed opinions when it comes to elected officials monetizing off of their unused vacation time. Moreover, tens of thousands of tax dollars are paying for it. Is it fair? Is it legal? […]

WAOK-AM–08/07/2014

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Bronner Brothers Hair Show

For those who make a living in the hair industry the Bronner Brothers Hair Show offers an opportunity to get the latest information from experts in the industry. Thousands come to the show twice a […]

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Kickoff To Atlanta Jazz Festival Month

Every May Atlantans prepare to bring in the warm weather with the Atlanta Jazz Festival. For three days over Memorial Day weekend, jazz lovers take over Piedmont Park and enjoy music, food and each other. […]

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