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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 policy 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, 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 Altanta to become a true force in the field of politics, social advocacy and government policy. 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.

Rashad also serves 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 community leader.

Rashad has dedicated his life to ensuring that everyone has a political voice. Regardless of class, race, age, gender, religion or sexual orientation, he advocates for those who may not always make 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.

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Former Dekalb Co. Sheriff’s Office Employee Files Suit

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was Darling Thompson, a former employee of the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office. Thompson alleges in a lawsuit that the Sheriff made employees work on his [...]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2014

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Sarah Palin Calling for the Impeachment of President Obama

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, Rashad discussed Sarah Palin calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama. Palin stated the immigration issue, in which she claims was created by Obama, is a blatant [...]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2014

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Money Talks, Christian’s Walk

Today on Real Talk, host Rashad Richey asked “Are we selling out for money?” Rashad posed this question stemming from the beginning of the demolition of Friendship Baptist Church, after agreeing to sale their property [...]

WAOK-AM–07/14/2014

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Atlanta Woman Confronts Teen Violence

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was Jewel Chandler the founder of the Teens Against Gun Violence Conference, which is set to take place on July 26th at the Apex Museum [...]

WAOK-AM–07/09/2014

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Broken Promises Leave Fulton County Families in the Street

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guests were Natasha Jones, D’Angela Curate, and Tim Franzen the organizer for Occupy Our Homes Atlanta. Natasha Jones and D’Angela Curate were a part of a [...]

WAOK-AM–07/08/2014

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Former IRS Agent Stops by Real Talk

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was Sherry Peel-Jackson, a former IRS Agent whom was previously imprisoned for not paying her taxes. Sherry Peel-Jackson did conduct seminars informing those that attended [...]

WAOK-AM–07/07/2014

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Supreme Court Backs Private Businesses, Cuts Contraceptive Support

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guests were attorneys Robert Patillio and LaDawn Jones. Robert Patillo and LaDawn Jones, joined Rashad in his discussion of the Supreme Court’s rejection of the contraceptive [...]

WAOK-AM–07/01/2014

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Do You Support Black Businesses?

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey we discussed the support of black businesses and if we, as African-Americans, should feel an obligation to support them. We brought on guests, Kevin Brewer, President of KMG [...]

WAOK-AM–06/26/2014

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Bookkeeper Turned Hero Stops by Real Talk

WAOK’s Rashad Richey chatted with Antoinette Tuff, an Atlanta woman who is most known for preventing a mass shooting from occurring at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in 2013. Antoinette Tuff stopped by Real [...]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2014

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Coerced Confessions and Wrongful Convictions

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, we discussed coerced confessions which lead to wrongful convictions. Recently five African-American men were awarded $40 million for being wrongfully convicted for the rape and murder of a [...]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2014

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