Rashad Richey

 Dr. Rashad Richey 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 helps “you” become a better “you”.

Rashad is a highly sought after political strategist, mentor, and inspirational speaker. He’s one of the country’s youngest nationally syndicated radio personalities and can be heard locally on News and Talk 1380 WAOK- CBS Radio and The People’s Station V-103.  Rashad 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. He also touches on major local and national stories as a writer for CBS Radio Atlanta. As the former Political Director and Senior Political Strategist for the Democratic Party in Georgia, an ex-gang member and being no stranger to overcoming obstacles, Rashad brings a unique real-world perspective rarely heard on talk radio.

In addition to politics and public policy, Rashad is a business owner, community advocate, gang expert/deprogrammer and serves the U.S. State Department through the GA Council of International Visitors as a Citizen Diplomat and 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 Political Strategist.

Rashad earned his doctoral degree from Scofield Graduate School and is completing studies in executive leadership at Cornell University through their eCornell program. 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. The NAACP, GA Secretary of State, GA State Senate, countless ministries and nonprofits have recognized Rashad with their highest awards and accolades for excellence in broadcasting and community involvement.

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: Has Trump Had A Good First 100 Days?

Inform us us of how you feel by participating in our poll.

WAOK-AM–04/26/2017

Dr. Umar Johnson Visits Real Talk With Rashad Richey

Educator, psychologist, Political scientist and Pan-Africanist Dr. Umar Johnson links up with Rashad Richey to discuss important issues in the community.

WAOK-AM–04/26/2017

Rashad Richey Discusses Racism With David Banner

Rashad Richey and David Banner discus what needs to happen in the black community and how they need to stick together in order to succeed.

WAOK-AM–04/25/2017

Rashad Richey Interviews Zo Williams

Zo Williams takes a moment to sit down with Rashad Richey to discuss his fight with Aries Spears on the 5150 Show as well as discuss his new book The Holographic Relationship, a deeper look at […]

WAOK-AM–04/24/2017

Jon Ossoff Speaks First To Rashad Richey Looks Ahead To Runoff

Jon Ossoff garnered more votes than any of the 18 candidates running for the 6th District Congressional seat vacated by Tom Price but must now face Karen Handel in a runoff to decide who will go to Washington. Ossoff spoke with Rashad Richey first about his future plans.

WAOK-AM–04/21/2017

Real Talk with Rashad Richey: The Blame Game

What are your thoughts on President Donald Trump blaming former President Barack Obama for many of his administration’s issues?

WAOK-AM–04/14/2017

Real Talk with Rashad Richey: Should President Trump Stop Defending his Friends Accused of Sexual Harassment?

Join our poll. Is it appropriate for President Donald Trump to be vocal in his support of Bill O’Reilly after he’s been accused of sexual harrassment?

WAOK-AM–04/10/2017

Rashad Talks Education with the President of the UNCF

Dr. Michael Lomax discusses education with Rashad Richey.

WAOK-AM–04/07/2017

Ceasar Mitchell Discusses the I-85 Bridge Collapse with Rashad Richey

President of the Atlanta City Council & Mayoral Candidate Ceasar Mitchell details the I-85 bridge collapse with Rashad Richey.

WAOK-AM–04/04/2017

Real Talk with Rashad Richey: Do You Agree with Trump Cutting the Budget for Social Programs?

Do you agree with President Donald Trump’s cutting of social programs like Meals on Wheels for the country’s new budget.

WAOK-AM–04/04/2017

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