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Anti-immigration demonstrator Roberta Allen wears American flag contact lenses during an anti-immigration rally May 5, 2006 in Santa Clara, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Is America the Greatest Country?

Do you feel that America is the greatest country of all? The realest man in radio, Rashad Richey posed the question, and engaged the WAOK community in a lively discussion. Listen below.

WAOK-AM–09/02/2014

Melvin Vernell III, an Atlanta rapper who called himself Lil Phat, was shot and killed in June 2012 outside a hospital where he was awaiting the birth of his child. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

3 Convicted In Murder Of Atlanta Rapper

Melvin Vernell III, an Atlanta rapper who called himself Lil Phat, was shot and killed in June 2012 outside a hospital where he was awaiting the birth of his child.

08/29/2014

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Labor Day Travel Expected To Be Heavy

Atlanta (WAOK)- “Triple A” projects that 34-point-seven million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during Labor Day weekend. That’s the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a one-point-three percent increase […]

WAOK-AM–08/29/2014

Atlanta police say they are investigating a reported shooting incident involving a police officer. (Getty Images)

Report: Man Shot By Police In Downtown Atlanta

Atlanta police are investigating an officer involved shooting downtown at Woodruff Park.

08/27/2014

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Elaine Boyer Resigns after Being Exposed for Corruption

Dekalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer, has officially resigned after informing the public that she is being investigated by federal authorities for spending taxpayer money. Reports allege that Boyer charged over 16 thousand dollars in personal […]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2014

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Rashad Richey Pushes for Reform

Today the Michael Brown, the 18 year old unarmed teenager from Ferguson, MO, was laid to rest, after being gunned down by police officer Darren Wilson. In preparation for his son’s funeral, his father, Michael […]

WAOK-AM–08/25/2014

Photo by Liz Bradley 2012

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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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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