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Earle C. Mitchell III

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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The Sidney Wood Show: The Supreme Court Rulings

The Supreme Court is set to hand down several high-stakes rulings in coming days. The high court is first expected to rule in Fisher v. University of Texas, the case challenging the college’s use of […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Back To Africa Show 6/8/2013

The back to Africa show showcases all aspects of the motherland. To help us learn more about Africa was Brother Kebba Samateh as well as Dance Africa Atlanta. Click the audio links to hear the conversation… […]

WAOK-AM–06/17/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Dance Africa Atlanta And DNA Sample During Arrest

The 20th Anniversary celebration of Giwayen Mata, an award-winning, soul-stirring, all-sistah, dance, percussion, and vocal ensemble, will take place in Atlanta from June 13 through June 16  showcasing an array of experiences that embrace songs, rhythms, instruments, and dances. […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2013

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Blacks Fate, Black Face!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about whatever it is you wanted to talk about because today was Talkback Friday! We brought up the Dekalb County Board removal drama and the story about […]

WAOK-AM–03/01/2013

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