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.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 01:  Filmmaker Spike Lee shows a peace sign to the crowd after leading a march calling for an end to gun violence on December 1, 2015 in New York City. The march took place after the premiere of Lee's new film "Chi-Raq."  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Spike Lee Talks Chi-Raq with Rashad Richey

Filmmaker Spike Lee discusses his new movie Chi-Raq with Rashad Richey. Lee says the movie is not what you will expect to see.


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)

San Bernardino: Are Mass Shootings Becoming the Norm?

Rashad Richey discusses the causes of mass shootings in America.


Rashad Richey, Lorraine Fredricks, Harry Daniels

Rashad Richey, Community Activists Call for FBI to Investigate Death of George Ward

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.


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Are Open Marriages the New Trend?

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 […]



Syrian Refugees Welcome or Not

As multiple Governors announce that they are not in favor of taking in Syrian refugees, Rashad Richey discusses why states should accept Syrian refugees.


People watch drawings and messages displayed in support of the victims of the deadly attacks of Paris, at Catalonia's square in Barcelona on November 15, 2015. Two days after a series of deadly attacks in which at least 128 people were killed. Islamic State jihadists claimed a series of coordinated attacks by gunmen and suicide bombers in Paris that killed at least 128 people in scenes of carnage at a concert hall, restaurants and the national stadium.   AFP PHOTO/ JOSEP LAGO        (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Support for Paris, None Shown for Black Lives Matter

Support pours in for the victims of the Paris attack, but the same support was not widely shown when tragedy struck the black community


Rashad Richey, Tyrone Brooks

Tyrone Brooks Discusses Guilty Plea and Investigation

Tyrone Brooks discusses his recent guilty plea and investigation with Rashad Richey


Harry Daniels, Phyllis Richardson, Rashad Richey

Former Snellville City Clerk Details Firing and Mistreatment

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.


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Bills or Benefits

Filmmaker Rick Mathis discusses his upcoming film Black Friday, with Rashad Richey


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Richey Reacts to Spring Valley Assault

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 […]




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