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Is Black History Month Still Necessary?

Is Black History Month still neccessary? Rashad Richey posed the question as we embark on the annual celebration. However, does America learn anything from Black History Month? Do children learn anything from it? While figures […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2015

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Congressman Hank Johnson Introduces Grand Jury Reform Act

The United States Congress is currently busy at work this current legislative session, Congressman Hank Johnson aims to change the grand jury process with the new Grand Jury Reform Act, H.R. 5830. The bill would […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2015

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Kendrick Johnson Case: Activist vs. Actor

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guests were Marcus Coleman, founder of Saving Ourselves, and Leigh Touchton, a civil rights worker from Valdosta, Ga. Both joined Real Talk, to discuss the new […]

WAOK-AM–01/12/2015

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Mayor Kasim Reed Takes on Ceasar Mitchell and Kelvin Cochran

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell. President Ceasar Mitchell, joined Real Talk to discuss the recent rift between himself and Mayor Kasim Reed, in […]

WAOK-AM–01/08/2015

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Sorority Sisters: Backlash and Trash

There has been an uproar from many women across the country who are members of Greek Sororities, after the airing of Mona Scott-Young’s latest creation, Sorority Sisters, a reality show detailing the lives of African-American […]

WAOK-AM–12/29/2014

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Camille Defends Bill

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, we discussed the wife of Bill Cosby, Camille, breaking her silence amid allegations that her husband drugged and sexually assaulted over twenty women. All of the accusers did […]

WAOK-AM–12/16/2014

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Two Weeks, Two Non-Indictments

In two separate weeks, two grand juries have returned with a non-indictments of two officers, in their respective cases of killing unarmed black men. Yesterday a New York grand jury, returned a non-indictment of Daniel […]

WAOK-AM–12/05/2014

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A Change of Narrative

More than a week as passed since a Ferguson, Mo grand jury, handed down a non-indictment of Darren Wilson, for the murder of Michael Brown. Now it appears that the narrative has changed in the […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2014

Rally Held in Ferguson Over Police Killing Of Michael Brown

Missouri Governor Declares State of Emergency

While a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury continues to deliberate whether to indict Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown, Governor Jay Nixon, has declared a state of emergency and has called on the National […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2014

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Homosexuality in The Black Church

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, guest host Reverend F. Keith Slaughter, engaged the WAOK family in a discussion regarding homosexuality in the black church. In a recent video that has been shared on […]

WAOK-AM–11/18/2014