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 discusses LGBT Fraternities and Sororities and who their controversial decision to use the customs of many Divine 9 Greek organizations.
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Rashad Richey discusses the Obama Administration’s transgender directive for public schools with the WAOK community.
Join our poll: Would you vote a known transgender into office? Or would your disagreeing with their lifestyle prevent them from earning your vote?
Join our poll. After the recent arrests of 32 alleged gang members including a former police officer, do you think Atlanta has a gang problem?
Trump and Sanders win Indiana. The picture is much clearer on the nominee for one party but what about the other?
With their respective leads heading into the Indiana Primary, do you think Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will face off to be the next President of the U.S.?
Rashad Richey discusses Comedy Central host Larry Wilmore’s usage of the N word during Barack Obama’s final White House Correspondents Dinner.
The owner of Ben Hill Custom Cleaners and the customer who recorded his racist rant face off on Real Talk with Rashad Richey and discuss the heated exchange.
Rashad Richey discusses the U.S. Treasury’s decision to add Martin Luther King Jr. to the $5 dollar bill.