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File photo of voting booths. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Republican Party Struggling To Recruit Black Voters, Candidates

Like an eager date, Leo Smith showed up at Mount Zion First Baptist Church with a bouquet of flowers in hand.

06/09/2014

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Too Much Truth – What Is The Biggest Lie Told?

Today on Too much Truth the question, What is the biggest lie told about Blacks and Black America? As dozens of answers were given, some listeners said that the greatest lies were: most African-Americans receive food […]

WAOK-AM–02/25/2014

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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 Sidney Wood Show: The GOP and Black Americans

Why are Black people voting Democratic 95 plus percent of the time? Is the Democratic Party that good to us? Would you ever consider voting Republican? Can African-Americans trust the Republican Party? Our guest today […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2014

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The Sidney Wood Show: Have You Ever Thought About Suicide?

World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. Nearly 3000 people on average commit suicide daily, according to WHO. For every person who completes a […]

WAOK-AM–09/10/2013

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Black Incarceration And Police Brutality

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we discussed Russell Simmons, Boyce Watkins and a hundreds of others who penned a letter to President Obama about the disproportionate incarceration rate of African-Americans. Do you agree with their […]

WAOK-AM–04/10/2013

File photo of Vice President Joe Biden. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Biden: Selma Beatings Shaped Him, Nation

Vice President Joe Biden said nothing shaped his consciousness more than seeing TV footage of voting rights marchers being beaten by state troopers on Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965.

03/03/2013

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Fiscal Cliff for African Americans

African Americans are faced with two fiscal cliffs in this recovering financial environment. African Americans have decades of civil rights laws and federal anti-discriminating lending statutes and the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) that should protect […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Power Talk: The Black Agenda…

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques White we talked about “The Black Agenda”, and what African-Americans want to see from President Obama this term. Many leaders have been forcing President Obama to have a better […]

WAOK-AM–11/28/2012

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Talk Show Host Ousted After Calling Blacks ‘Bigots’

Well known afternoon drive-time talk  show host, Kevin Slaten, has ben let go from KFNS (590 AM) for making racial comments. During his live broadcast, he made remarks about the presidential election and that African-Americans voted […]

WAOK-AM–11/13/2012

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