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Jewish Fraternity Spraypainted With Swastikas Following End Of Yom Kippur

@EmoryUniversity Pic at #Emory#Aepi house last night What ru going to do about #racism @ your school/ my alma mater? pic.twitter.com/G9o8jbGNMO — Hugh Flax DDS (@AtlantaSmiles) October 5, 2014 ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) – A […]

10/06/2014

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Ga NAACP: The Secretary of State Needs To Do His Job

Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson is calling on the Georgia Secretary of State to “do his job”. Johnson tells V103/WAOK News, “The NAACP has had to sue this Secretary of State to do his job.” […]

WAOK-AM–10/03/2014

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Republican Candidate Refused To Hold Debate At Islamic Community Center

A Republican candidate for Congress refused to participate in a debate last weekend at an Islamic community center calling it a “suspect venue.”

10/02/2014

Medical staff members of the Croix Rouge NGO remove the corpse of a victim of Ebola, from a house in Monrovia, on Sept. 29, 2014. (credit: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctor Wears Full Protection Gear To Atlanta Airport To Protest CDC’s Ebola Response

A Missouri doctor arrived to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport dressed in full protection gear to protest what he called the mismanagement of the Ebola crisis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

10/02/2014

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Roland Martin: Did The Secret Service Hearing Ease Your Mind About The Safety Of The President?

Yesterday, the Secret Service director Julia Pierson answered questions at Capitol Hill in regards to the more recent breaches, particularly the one where an Army veteran, Omar Gonzalez, armed with a knife was able to […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2014

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Trial Underway In Atlanta Schools Cheating Case

Opening statements are set to begin Monday in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy.

09/29/2014

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Stacey Abrams: We Will Not Stay Quiet And Be Accused Of Things We Did Not Do

Georgia State House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) says attorneys for her organization, New Georgia Project, have reached an agreement with the Georgia secretary of state’s office. The agreement is to begin the production of […]

WAOK-AM–09/29/2014

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Black Television Shows and How We are Portrayed

The days of positive black television shows such as The Cosby Show, Goodtimes, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, have long passed. However, with the new sitcom Black-ish starring Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Laurence Fishburn, there may be a shift in black programming that could be a symbol of positivity in black television, which could compete with some of today’s popular black reality shows.

WAOK-AM–09/24/2014

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CBS Radio Atlanta Receives 2014 NAACP Partnership Award

CBS Radio Atlanta (WVEE-WZGC-WAOK) is the recipient of the Atlanta NAACP’s Partner of the Year Award. The honor was bestowed during the organization’s annual Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner that was held on Saturday, September […]

WAOK-AM–09/21/2014

Health officials traces a Salmonella outbreak that sickened over 500 people to peanut butter produced by the Peanut Corporation of American in Blakely, Ga. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

3 Convicted In Georgia Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial

Parnell brothers convicted on charges related to falsified lab results, an employee was convicted of obstruction of justice.

09/19/2014

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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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