Jean Ross

WAOK News Director

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Gang Members March In Solidarity

Members of five rival gangs met on a street in Atlanta on Sunday to show solidarity and unity in solving the areas problems.  Members of the Bloods, Crips, Gangster Disciples, P-Stones and the Vice Lords joined […]

WAOK-AM–06/28/2015

James “Alley Pat” Patrick Dies: Was Honored At “Truthy Awards” in 2012

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Nine radio legends were honored Saturday at the first annual “Truthy Awards” hosted by Derrick Boazman of “Too Much Truth” heard on WAOK (1380 AM) weekdays 4 to 7 pm. Boazman said he came […]

WAOK-AM–06/25/2015

It’s A New Season Of WAOK Wednesday WindDown Concerts

It’s time for another season of Wednesday WindDown Concerts at Centennial Olympic Park. This year there are some changes in effect so please read carefully so you will know the low down. Wednesday WindDown concerts […]

WAOK-AM–04/21/2015

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

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

Noted Civil Rights Journalist Claude Sitton Dead

ATLANTA (AP) — Journalist Claude Sitton, who was a leader among reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and ’60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, has died. […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2015

Former Atlanta School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall Dies

Dr. Beverly Hall former Superintendent of the Atlanta Public Schools has died from breast cancer. Dr. Hall had been suffering from stage four breast cancer since 2011. According to court documents in the Atlanta Public […]

WAOK-AM–03/02/2015

Family Denies Media Reports That Bobbi Kristina Will Be Taken Off Life Support Wednesday

As fans and supporters of Bobbi Kristina Brown continue to pray for her recovery, the attorney for the 21-year-old’s father, R&B singer Bobby Brown, is threatening to take action against media outlets who the family says […]

02/10/2015

NAACP Jubilee Day

Start the new year right by joining the Atlanta NAACP’s  2015 annual observance of the Emancipation Proclamation at Jubilee Day on Thursday, January 1, 2015.  This year’s event, themed “Where Do We Go From Here?” […]

WAOK-AM–12/30/2014

Mayor Reed Unveils New Streetcar

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, A.J. Robinson, President of the Central Atlanta Progress,  Keith Parker, CEO of MARTA and Yvette Taylor, Regional Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration will be among the first to take a ride on […]

WAOK-AM–12/29/2014

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