John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE, called President Bill Clinton “my favorite public servant representative in the world.” Bryant welcomed the 42nd U.S. President to the 2015 HOPE Forum over the […]
The King Center held its Salute to Greatness Dinner Saturday night in Atlanta. A former U.S. President and a corporation were recognized for, according to King Center CEO Dr. Bernice King, “excellence in leadership and […]
A lawyer for a man found guilty but mentally ill in a fatal shooting outside an Atlanta area preschool is seeking to have his client’s conviction overturned.
TSA says the FAA employee was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in New York after bypassing security screening in Atlanta.
His birth name was not “Martin”. Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., tells students how his uncle “ML” came to be named “Martin Luther King […]
As part of the 2015 King Holiday celebration, Dr. Cornel West participated in a discussion and book signing. It was held on Sunday, January 11. West is a professor and political activist. The discussion was […]
Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guests were Marcus Coleman, founder of Saving Ourselves, and Leigh Touchton, a civil rights worker from Valdosta, Ga. Both joined Real Talk, to discuss the new […]
The movie “Selma” is about the Selma-to-Montgomery marches in 1965 that led to the Voting Rights Act being passed. I recently spoke by phone to Ambassador Andrew Young, who is now the Chairman of the […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)– Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has released his final report of recommendations from the Child Welfare Reform Council, which was formed to improve the state’s Division of Family and Children Services. In the recommendations, […]
I sat down today with Dr. Bernice King, the youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King. She is also CEO of the The King Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The […]
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 […]
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. […]