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Real Talk with Rashad Richey

The Cosby Show

Black Television Shows and How We are Portrayed

The days of positive black television shows such as The Cosby Show, Goodtimes, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, have long passed. However, with the new sitcom Black-ish starring Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Laurence Fishburn, there may be a shift in black programming that could be a symbol of positivity in black television, which could compete with some of today’s popular black reality shows.

WAOK-AM–09/24/2014

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How We Discipline Our Children

Years ago corporal punishment was used as the primary means of disciplining children. However, as time has passed many parents and have selected alternate means to discipline their child, such as time out, rather than [...]

WAOK-AM–09/17/2014

Witness

Are Whites More Believable Than Blacks?

Are whites more believable than blacks? Host Rashad Richey posed the question, after two additional witnesses in Michael Brown shooting came forward accompanied by a video, confirming that the unarmed teenager had his hands in [...]

WAOK-AM–09/16/2014

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Was Ray Rice Given the Proper Punishment

New video has surfaced of Ray Rice and his then fiance Janay Palmer in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino in which the couple was involved in a violent dispute. The video shows Janay [...]

WAOK-AM–09/10/2014

Rapper Nelly poses with Atlanta Hawks Owners Michael Gearon (L) and Bruce Levenson (R) during the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jan. 25, 2006 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Majority Owner for the Atlanta Hawks Causes Stir

Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson has announced that he will be selling his share of the team after a racist email from 2012 recently surfaced detailing how the heavy presence of African-Americans, were preventing affluent Caucasians [...]

WAOK-AM–09/10/2014

Atlanta Police / Rob Calloway (CBS Atlanta)

Atlanta Cops Gone Wild

With the recent police involved deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri and Eric Garner in New York, talk around the nation is now focused on the actions of police which some say represent over zealous [...]

WAOK-AM–09/08/2014

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Ferguson Police to Give Every Officer Uniform Cameras

It appears that the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department is beginning to somewhat realize that they have flawed tactics when dealing with the residents of the local community. In wake of the burial of Michael Brown, [...]

WAOK-AM–09/03/2014

Anti-immigration demonstrator Roberta Allen wears American flag contact lenses during an anti-immigration rally May 5, 2006 in Santa Clara, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Is America the Greatest Country?

Do you feel that America is the greatest country of all? The realest man in radio, Rashad Richey posed the question, and engaged the WAOK community in a lively discussion. Listen below.

WAOK-AM–09/02/2014

Elaine Boyer

Elaine Boyer Resigns after Being Exposed for Corruption

Dekalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer, has officially resigned after informing the public that she is being investigated by federal authorities for spending taxpayer money. Reports allege that Boyer charged over 16 thousand dollars in personal [...]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2014

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Rashad Richey Pushes for Reform

Today the Michael Brown, the 18 year old unarmed teenager from Ferguson, MO, was laid to rest, after being gunned down by police officer Darren Wilson. In preparation for his son’s funeral, his father, Michael [...]

WAOK-AM–08/25/2014

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