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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