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.

DeKalb Commissioner Admits He Referred To Himself As ‘Big Daddy’ To County Employee

Embattled DeKalb County Commissioner goes on the record with Rashad Richey to address allegations of sexual harassment.


Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby Drops By Real Talk

Marilyn Mosby gets real with Rashad Richey and discusses the opposition she faced after deciding to charge six cops in connection with the death of Freddie Gray.


DeKalb County Police Kill Man Diagnosed With Mental Disorder

Reginald Billups and Gebray Billups parents of Quintas “Shun” Harris gave an exclusive interview to Rashad Richey about their son’s death at the hands of Dekalb County Police.


Beulah Heights University On The Rise

Celebrating 99 years of providing an excellent education Beulah Heights University is highlighting their amazing MBA program.


Lawyer For The Victim Of Dekalb Police Beating Speaks

Katie McCrary the homeless woman beaten by a DeKalb County police officer has retained the services of Attorney Robert James to help her fight charges filed against her in the case.


Dekalb CEO Speaks Candidly About Recent Video Of Dekalb Cop Beating

Dekalb County CEO Michael Thurmond speaks exclusively to Rashad Richey about the recent police beating of Katie McCrary.


Sierra Ridge Apartment Complex Water Crisis

Rashad Richey is once again out in the community fighting to help keep the water on at the Sierra Ridge Apartment complex.


Just Decks Is Assisting The Elderly For Free

A man with a company and a heart decides to help seniors.


Chevron Manager Addresses The Beating Of A Woman By A Dekalb County Officer

Manager (Khalid Hussain)  of the Chevron on Glenwood in Decatur where the African-American woman was brutally beaten by a Dekalb County cop answered tough questions from Rashad Richey today


Man Served 27 Years For A Crime He Did Not Commit

Jimmie Gardner served nearly 27 years in a West Virginia state prison for crimes he was exonerated for.




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