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Atlanta Interfaith Service Tonight For Church Massacre Victims: Shooting Suspect Caught

An Interfaith service will be held tonight at Ebenezer Baptist Church to pray for and remember the victims of the church violence in Charleston, South Carolina. According to Ebenezer Pastor Dr. Raphael Warnock, “Our hearts […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2015

Courtesy: Mike Moore

Bridging the Divide or Widening the Gap

Controversial Activist Reverend Markel Hutchins, hosted a community forum with local police officials and community members in efforts to “bridge the divide” between law enforcement and the community. While some would say that his intentions […]

WAOK-AM–06/17/2015

Participants in the 2014 Dump the Pump celebration are seen participating in MARTA's scavenger hunt. (Courtesy: Isadora V. Brown)

Georgia Commute Options Encourages Atlanta Transit Use With Dump The Pump

Georgia Commute Options, which is funded by the Georgia Department of Transportation, is once again urging commuters to participant in Dump the Pump. It’s an annual program designed to promote transit as an alternative to […]

WAOK-AM–06/16/2015

Georgia State Senator Vincent Fort (D-Atlanta) is joined by long time Civil Rights activist Bob Zeller (l) during the Walk for Medicaid expansion in Washington D.C. (Courtesy of Sen. Vincent Fort)

Atlanta State Senator Joins Rally At U.S. Capitol Against Closing Hospitals

Atlanta State Senator Vincent Fort (D) was among activists from 11 states who rallied outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. today. They called for Congressional intervention in preventing the closures of rural hospitals. Over […]

WAOK-AM–06/15/2015

Amanda Davis was to begin a new commentary minute with CBS46 today. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Amanda Davis Arrested For DUI In Cobb County, Hours Before Anticipated Return To TV

Tonight Amanda Davis was set to return to local television in a commentary role, but that’s being put on hold. Reports indicate that Davis has been charged with driving under the influence in Cobb County. […]

WAOK-AM–06/15/2015

John Evans, President of the Dekalb Chapter of the NAACP calls the Rachel Dolezal story "a distraction." (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Rachel Dolezal Resigns: NAACP Responds To Questions About The Race Matter

Dekalb County NAACP President John Evans calls the matter concerning the, now former, president of the organization’s Spokane, Washington, chapter nothing more than a “distraction.” Evans, who says that he’s been on the front lines […]

WAOK-AM–06/15/2015

Juneteenth celebrants and vendors turned out at Mozley Park to mark 150 years of the abolition of slavery in the United States. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Maria Boynton Reports: 150 Years Of Freedom. Why Should We Celebrate?

It dates back to 1865, the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Reactions to the news, as history recounts, ranged from shock to jubilation. It took two and a […]

WAOK-AM–06/14/2015

Credit: City of Union City, Ga)

Promises Were Made, Will They Be Kept?

When the case of Ariston Waiters was reopened by Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard, Union City Mayor Vince Williams spoke with Rashad Richey, on and off the record, and assured that changes would be […]

WAOK-AM–06/12/2015

Photo Credit: Mike Moore

Moore On The Story: Atlanta Hawks Appreciation Rally

ATALNTA, GA (WAOK)- Just in case you missed it! V-103 and WAOK were all over the Atalanta Hawks rally at Atlanta city hall. As part of the “Moore on the Story” series of videos produced […]

WAOK-AM–06/12/2015

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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 […]

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

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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