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A picture taken on Aug. 25, 2014 in Monrovia shows nurses wearing a protective suit escorting a man infected with the Ebola virus to a hospital in Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Visit Atlanta Health Center To Talk Ebola

President Barack Obama will travel next week to Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House said Friday.

09/12/2014

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Atlanta Civil Rights Activists Offended After Hawks Cancel Meeting On Racially-Charged Statements

Atlanta Civil Rights activists staged a sit-in inside the lobby of Philips Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 10. .They sang “We Shall Overcome”, a song of protest that became a main anthem of the Civil Rights Movement. […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2014

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Was Ray Rice Given the Proper Punishment

New video has surfaced of Ray Rice and his then fiance Janay Palmer in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino in which the couple was involved in a violent dispute. The video shows Janay […]

WAOK-AM–09/10/2014

Rapper Nelly poses with Atlanta Hawks Owners Michael Gearon (L) and Bruce Levenson (R) during the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jan. 25, 2006 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Majority Owner for the Atlanta Hawks Causes Stir

Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson has announced that he will be selling his share of the team after a racist email from 2012 recently surfaced detailing how the heavy presence of African-Americans, were preventing affluent Caucasians […]

WAOK-AM–09/10/2014

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First Lady Michelle Obama Remembers The Struggles Of Her Father In Talk To Atlanta Students

Atlanta high school students heard it first-hand from First Lady Michelle Obama, that she, like many of them, had to go through a lot when she was a teenager.  “You think somebody like me has […]

WAOK-AM–09/09/2014

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Atlanta Cops Gone Wild

With the recent police involved deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri and Eric Garner in New York, talk around the nation is now focused on the actions of police which some say represent over zealous […]

WAOK-AM–09/08/2014

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Roland Martin: One E-Mail Costs An Owner His Franchise, But Was It Racist?

Over the weekend, all the attention in the sports world was focused on football, both professionally & collegiate. But, the spotlight has quickly shifted to an incident that occurred in 2012 that has since sparked […]

WAOK-AM–09/08/2014

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Where Are The Minority Auto Dealers In Georgia?

A listener called in to last weeks show inquiring about minority dealers in Georgia. While it is a noble idea to try and recycle as much money as possible through one’s own community, fact is, […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2014

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Atlanta Up Close: 9/6/14

This weekend on Atlanta Up Close…. I have the pleasure of interviewing two fabulous women who have lost HUNDREDS of pounds due to the support they receive from an anonymous group of FOOD ADDICTS.  They’ll […]

WVEE-FM–09/05/2014

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Baby Injured In Botched Drug Raid Recovering Following Additional Surgery

Atlanta (WAOK)-Bounkham “Baby Bou Bou” Phonesavanh, is resting today after undergoing surgery on Wednesday at a hospital near the family’s home in Wisconsin.  The now 22 month old, was severely injured in May when authorities, […]

WAOK-AM–09/04/2014

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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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