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.
Filmmaker Spike Lee discusses his new movie Chi-Raq with Rashad Richey. Lee says the movie is not what you will expect to see.
Rashad Richey discusses the causes of mass shootings in America.
Lorriane Fredricks and her Attorney Harry Daniels discuss their call for the FBI to investigate her son George Ward’s death while being a recruit for the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office.
Actor and Comedian Mo’nique, made headlines when she stated she and her husband have an “open marriage.” The shocking revelation was compounded when Toya Wright and her soon to be ex-husband Memphitz, announced that she […]
As multiple Governors announce that they are not in favor of taking in Syrian refugees, Rashad Richey discusses why states should accept Syrian refugees.
Support pours in for the victims of the Paris attack, but the same support was not widely shown when tragedy struck the black community
Tyrone Brooks discusses his recent guilty plea and investigation with Rashad Richey
Phyllis Richardson, the former city clerk of Snellville, gave an exclusive interview with Rashad Richey, detailing her being mistreated and fired by the city of Snellville.
Filmmaker Rick Mathis discusses his upcoming film Black Friday, with Rashad Richey
Ben Fields, a school resource officer at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, SC, was recorded assaulting a 15 year old female student, after she refused to leave a class for “being disruptive.” The video […]