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.
Atlanta City Councilman discusses his newly passed body camera initiative for the Atlanta Police Department with Rashad Richey.
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La Detra White discusses what inspired her to begin investing in local small businesses with Rashad Richey,
Emmy Winner Maynard Eaton gives an exclusive interview detailing the newest editions to the 2017 Atlanta Mayoral Race.
Join our poll: Do you believe that casting a third party vote is a throwaway vote?
Community Activist Titayana Robinson discusses Atlanta’s school to prison pipeline, which ranks among the worst in the country.
Join our poll. Should the Democratic National Convention recognize the Black Lives Matter Movement as it aims to unify around nominee Hillary Clinton.
Join our poll: Do you think Donald Trump and the Republican party truly aim to unite America?
Atlanta citizens react to the shooting deaths of three Baton Rouge Police officers.
Judge Glenda Hatchett discusses why she chose to represent the family of Philando Castile and what she has in the works to bring those accountable to justice.