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.

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APS Chairman Discusses Lead Found in School’s Water

Chairman Courtney English discusses the elevated levels of lead found in the water of numerous APS schools.


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Rashad Richey’s Review: Was Bill Clinton’s Impromptu Meeting With Loretta Lynch Planned?

Join our poll: Do you think Bill Clinton’s Impromptu Meeting with Loretta Lynch was Planned and will effect the Presidential election?


onstage during the 2016 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Jesse Willams Inspires at the BET Awards

Rashad Richey discusses Jesse Williams’ inspirational speech at the BET Awards.


From left: Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), John Lewis (D-GA), David Cicilline (D-RI) and Hank Johnson (D-GA). (Courtesy of Andrew Phelan with Cong. Hank Johnson's office)

Rashad Richey’s Review: Do You Support Dems House Sit In?

Join our poll: Do you agree with Democratic leader’s House sit in to force a vote for gun reform laws, in wake of the Orlando mass shooting?


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No Charges In Kendrick Johnson Case

Marcus Coleman discusses the feds decision to not file charges in the death of Kendrick Johnson.


Donald Trump (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey’s Review: Do You Agree with Donald Trump’s Suggestion to Reenact Racial Profiling?

Join our poll: Donald Trump recently stated that the United States should consider bringing back racial profiling in efforts to combat terrorism. Do you agree?


SAN BERNARDINO, CA - DECEMBER 03:  Law enforcement officials investigate around the Ford SUV vehicle that was the scene where suspects of the shooting at the Inland Regional Center were killed on December 3, 2015 in San Bernardino, California. Police continue to investigate a mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino that left at least 14 people dead and another 17 injured on December 2nd.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey’s Review: Should American Muslims Involved In Acts of Terror Be Called Extreme Islamic Terrorists

Join our poll: Should American Muslims involved in mass shootings be referred to as radical Islamists?


ORLANDO, USA - JUNE 12: Mourners gather at Lake Eola for a candle light vigil for the victims of the terrorist massacre at the gay night club, Pulse, in Orlando, USA on June 12, 2016. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Orlando Mass Shooting Targets the LGBT Community

Rashad Richey, discusses the Orlando mass shootings and how the terrorist act is being politicized.


OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MARCH 1:  Children play as their grandmother votes at Millwood High School on Super Tuesday March 1, 2016 in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma voters head to the polls for the 2016 Presidential Primary.  (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey’s Review: Should African-Americans Be More Diverse in Their Party Affiliations?

Join our poll. Should African-American’s be more diverse in their voting to bring about better results for the black community?


American Heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali), February 1964. (Photo by Harry Benson/Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Man Behind Muhammad Ali

Minister Abdul Rahman discusses his personal relationship with the late Muhammad Ali.




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