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.

Ceasar Mitchell Discusses the I-85 Bridge Collapse with Rashad Richey

President of the Atlanta City Council & Mayoral Candidate Ceasar Mitchell details the I-85 bridge collapse with Rashad Richey.

WAOK-AM–04/04/2017

Real Talk with Rashad Richey: Do You Agree with Trump Cutting the Budget for Social Programs?

Do you agree with President Donald Trump’s cutting of social programs like Meals on Wheels for the country’s new budget.

WAOK-AM–04/04/2017

Local Physics Professor Discusses Possible Cause of I-85 Collapse

Clark-Atlanta University Physics Professor discusses the possible causes for the I-85 bridge fire & collapse with Rashad Richey.

WAOK-AM–04/03/2017

Real Talk with Rashad Richey: Trump’s Healthcare Fail

Join our poll. Do you trust the Trump Administration to get healthcare right?

WAOK-AM–03/29/2017

Fulton County General Solicitor Keith Gammage Stops by Real Talk

Fulton County General Solicitor Keith Gammage stops by Real Talk and discusses his election and what he hopes to accomplish in the local community and the change he plans to bring.

WAOK-AM–03/27/2017

Real Talk with Rashad Richey: Gentrification in Southwest Atlanta

Rashad Richey hosts a panel discussion on the gentrification taking place in Southwest Atlanta and the initiatives aimed at combating it.

WAOK-AM–03/23/2017

Real Talk with Rashad Richey: Was It Appropriate for Trump to Tweet about Snoop?

So President Donald Trump insinuated in a tweet that Snoop Dogg should be jailed. This tweet was a response to a new Snoop video where he’s seen using a fake looney tune styled gun and shooting a character […]

WAOK-AM–03/17/2017

Ryan Cameron and Rashad Richey Interview Omarosa and it Gets Heated!

Rashad Richey and Ryan Cameron discuss President Donald Trump’s executive order to “aid” HBCU’s with Omarosa.

WAOK-AM–03/15/2017

Real Talk with Rashad Richey: Do You Think Government Has Too Much Power?

Join our poll. With their ability to take over and control smartphones and smart tv’s, do you think the government has too much power?

WAOK-AM–03/13/2017

Family of Deaundre Phillips Gives a Tearful Plea for Justice

The family and attorney of Deaundre Phillips discuss the life, murder of investigation of the police shooting by the Atlanta Police Department

WAOK-AM–03/08/2017

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