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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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American Nurse With Ebola To Leave Liberia Tuesday

Liberian officials say an American woman sick with Ebola soon will leave the West African country and arrive in the United States early Tuesday.

08/03/2014

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US Doctor With Ebola In Atlanta For Treatment

An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa was able to walk from an ambulance into an Atlanta hospital Saturday after he arrived in the U.S. on a specially equipped plane, officials say.

08/02/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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The Sidney Wood Show(Aired 12/21/13): Egyptian Origins in Washington D.C.

This Saturday we had a special Atlanta Profile with Earle C.Mitchell III. He is mentor and scholar of African and African American studies and believed ‘knowing ones history is knowing oneself’. Click below to hear […]

WAOK-AM–01/11/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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Keepin’ It Real w/ Al Sharpton: Famous Hip-Hop Mogul Prefers being called the “N-Word” over “African American”

On today’s show Al Sharpton tackled the controversial subject of the “N-word, as Suge Knight recently told TMZ that he prefers being called the N-word rather than African-American. Knight is the founder and CEO of […]

WAOK-AM–12/17/2013

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Kwanzaa Explosion 2013 – From Africa to Hip Hop Ignites the Holiday Season @ Southwest Arts Center

On Saturday December 28, 2013 Total Dance Dancical Productions, Inc. will ignite the holiday season with their 17th annual Kwanzaa Celebration at the Fulton County Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road, S.W., Atlanta, GA […]

WAOK-AM–11/27/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Leave The Past In The Past

Today’s show was interesting to say the least. It all started from one of our callers, Arthur, that stated he no longer wanted to live in The United States. He said that America will ‘never’ […]

WAOK-AM–08/13/2013

Young children and certain other people with the AIDS virus should be started on medicines as soon as they are diagnosed, the World Health Organization says in new guidelines that also recommend earlier treatment for adults.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WHO: HIV Treatment Must Begin At Diagnosis To Stop Spread

Young children and certain other people with the AIDS virus should be started on medicines as soon as they are diagnosed, the World Health Organization says in new guidelines that also recommend earlier treatment for adults.

07/01/2013

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