Voices of Influence
For Black History Month, and every day of the year, News & Talk 1380, WAOK, takes pride in saluting past, present and future history makers within the African American community! Join us in celebrating our 2013 roster of great men and women, whose success has broken down barriers and opened doors for future generations.
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CBS Atlanta-President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to reassure Europeans outraged over U.S. surveillance programs that his government isn’t sifting through their emails or eavesdropping on their telephone calls. He acknowledged that the programs haven’t always [...]
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During our Saturday edition of the Sidney Wood Show, we had four faithful listeners in the studio for our monthly ‘Listener Appreciation Show’. Our focus for today was the War On Syria. According to CBSNEWS.com, [...]
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New Historical Exhibit “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: How the Word Is Passed Down” Opens at Atlanta History Center
As you make your plans for Black History Month, be sure to include a visit to the Atlanta History Center for a moving new traveling exhibit, Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: How the Word Is Passed [...]
Some of the greatest trailblazers of our time are women! Our 2013 Voices of Influence roster of women shows strong examples of how racial, economical and stereotypical barriers can be broken down with great skill [...]
From President Barack Obama to LeBron James, our 2013 Voices of Influence roster of men clearly defines courage, accomplishment and the belief that anything is possible. WAOK salutes these powerful men for using their voices [...]
ARLINGTON, VA – January 28, 2013 – In celebration of Black History Month and as part of its year-round commitment to diverse programming, PBS today announced an on-air lineup commemorating the contributions of African Americans [...]