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Roger Bruce Gives Insight to Conclusion to Georgia Legislative Session

At the conclusion of the strenuous and controversial legislative session, Representative Roger Bruce called in to Real Talk and discussed the bills that did and did not pass with Rashad Richey. Listen below.

WAOK-AM–04/06/2015

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Know Your Rights-Save Your Life Townhall Meeting

On the heels of the death of Nicholas Thomas in Smyrna, Georgia, WAOK, V-103, the Brothers of Let Us Make Man and the Davis Bozeman Law firm will hold a town hall meeting Monday to […]

WAOK-AM–04/05/2015

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FBI Continues To Investigate Moore’s Ford Lynchings

Saturday, April 4 is the 47th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King, Junior’s assassination in Memphis TN. While wreath laying activities will be taking place in Atlanta at the King crypt and at Ebenezer Baptist Church, […]

WAOK-AM–04/03/2015

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Thomas Family “Cautiously Optimistic” As GBI Takes Over Death By Cop Case

“We were surprised, and encouraged by the recent development”, is how Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis opened the latest news conference addressing the police-involved shooting death of Nicholas Thomas. Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announced […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2015

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CRCT Replaced By Georgia Milestones Assessment

In a few days, students in Georgia’s schools will begin testing through the Georgia Milestones Assessment System. For grades 3 through high school, the Georgia Milestones, or GMAS, replaces the CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Tests). […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2015

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Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Discrimination Covered In Gold

The state of Indiana signed into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, an act which enables business to refuse service to anyone based on religious beliefs. While many believe that the law will largely affect […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2015

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11 Atlanta Educators Convicted In Test Cheating Scandal

They were convicted of racketeering charges for a test cheating conspiracy that drew national attention.

04/01/2015

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Teen Heart Transplant Recipient Dies During Police Chase

Anthony Stokes, who received a new heart in 2013, was killed during a police pursuit after an alleged armed robbery attempt.

04/01/2015

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Religious Liberty Bill Protesters Rally At Georgia Capitol Against Discrimination

They chanted. They carried signs that read No Discrimination In Georgia. Faith leaders, human rights activists, and civilians rallied at the Georgia Capitol today. They were protesting the state’s religious liberty bill, which remains alive […]

03/31/2015

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Family of Nicholas Thomas Holds Vigil in Smyrna

The family and supporters of 23 year old Nicholas Thomas who was killed by Smyrna police will hold a mass community action vigil and rally tonight Tuesday, March 31,  7 pm, at Smyrna City Hall, […]

WAOK-AM–03/31/2015

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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 […]

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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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