Rashad Richey

Highly sought after political strategist both domestically & abroad, mentor and motivational speaker, Rashad Richey provides intriguing commentary, in-your-face debate and interviews about real issues relating to politics, social policies and life. Listeners are guaranteed to be informed with direct talk and a progressive platform. As the former Political Director and Senior Political Strategist for the Democratic Party in Georgia, an ex-gang banger and being no stranger to overcoming obstacles, Rashad brings a unique real-world perspective rarely heard on talk radio.

Rashad emerged from the streets of Atlanta to become a true force in the field of politics, social advocacy and government policy; electing people at virtually every level of government. With an uncompromising passion to help others and an unwavering desire to mentor our nations’ youth, Rashad has truly transformed his mess into his message and encourages others to do the same. As he always says, “No one is perfect, but anytime you help someone become a better “them” it always “you” become a better “you”.

In addition to politics and public policy, Rashad is a business owner, community advocate and serves the U.S. State Department through the GA Council of International Visitors as a Citizen Diplomat and as a member of the American Council of Young Political Leaders, whose international goals include human rights initiatives and the educational enhancement of international government relations. Rashad is also the Chief Lobbyist for the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office and a Democratic Strategist.

Rashad is currently enrolled at Cornell University through their eCornell program where he is completing studies in Executive Leadership and completing Phd studies at Scofield Graduate School. He also continues to serve on the board of directors for multiple organizations throughout Georgia and has developed many community groups by applying the skills of a strategic planner, organizer, fundraiser and activist.

Through the years, Rashad has dedicated his life to ensuring that everyone has a political voice, regardless of class, race, age, gender, religion or sexual orientation. He also advocates for others who may not have always made the best decisions, but strive to be better people each day. Through political activism, mentoring, community involvement and the power of talk radio, Rashad has seen lives change for the better, including his own.

Rashad Richey, Eldrin Bell

Former APD Chief Eldrin Bell Praises Sheriff Victor Hill

Former Atlanta Police Chief, Eldrin Bell, discusses his experience as police chief and the state of policing today with Rashad Richey.

WAOK-AM–12/05/2016

The family of Keith Lamont Scott, including his wife Rakeyia Scott, right, attend a press conference after finding out charges would not be filed against CMPD officer Brentley Vinson in the fatal shooting of Scott. (Davie Hinshaw/Charlotte Observer/TNS via Getty Images)

The Brother of Keith Lamont Scott Talks To Rashad Richey

The brother of Keith Lamont Scott reacts to the non-indictment in the shooting death of the father of 7.

WAOK-AM–12/01/2016

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From The Front Lines of the Standing Rock Protest

Activist, Yonasda Lonewolf, discusses the Keystone Pipeline Protest at the Standing Rock Reservation with Rashad Richey.

WAOK-AM–11/29/2016

HITON HOTEL, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2016/11/09: Donald Trump elected 45th President of USA speaks on stage during victory party at Hilton hotel New York. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Rashad Richey’s Review: Should the Electoral College Be Eliminated?

Join our poll. Citing the outraged sparked by the election of Donald Trump as the next president, do you think the United States should eliminate the Electoral College?

WAOK-AM–11/10/2016

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: People wearing the masks of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are seen  during the 42nd Annual Halloween Parade on October 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey’s Review: Is This the End of the Two-Party System in America?

Join our poll: Do you think this election marks the end of the United States two-party system?

WAOK-AM–11/08/2016

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 28:  F.B.I. Director James Comey testifies before the House Judiciary Committee September 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. Comey testified on a variety of subjects including the investigation into former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's email server.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey’s Review: Do You Think FBI Director Comey Was Biased Against Clinton?

Join our poll. Do You Think FBI Director James Comey Was Biased Against Clinton by informing Congress of reopening her email investigation?

WAOK-AM–11/01/2016

Donald Trump has until Sept. 30 to pledge to rule out a third-party run if he intends to appear on the South Carolina primary ballot. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey’s Review: Is Trump’s History with Women Relevant to His Presidential Bid?

Join our poll. Do you think that Donald Trump’s history with women should have any effect on his presidential bid?

WAOK-AM–10/25/2016

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Community Activist Prepares for Event

Community Responder Nicky Purple discusses her upcoming community event for local artists.

WAOK-AM–10/13/2016

Donald Trump (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey’s Review: Do You Accept Trump’s Locker Room Talk Excuse?

Join our poll. Do you accept Donald Trump’s excuse for his lewd comments regarding his sexual advances on women as “locker room talk?”

WAOK-AM–10/11/2016

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09:  Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) and Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri. This is the second of three presidential debates scheduled prior to the November 8th election.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Round Two: Rashad Richey Discusses the Second Presidential Debate

Rashad Richey recaps the second presidential debate.

WAOK-AM–10/10/2016

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