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Civil Rights veteran Dr. Joseph Lowery addressed the filled room of advocates observing the "Struggle for the 1965 Voting Rights Act". (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Stand Up For Voter Rights: “When We Were Marching, We Didn’t Have Cellphones. We Used What We Had To Bring About Change.”

The cover of the luncheon program was a tribute to Mrs. Rosa Parks, the seamstress turned Civil Rights lightening rod. The 50th Observance of the Struggle for the 1965 Voting Rights Act luncheon was held […]

WAOK-AM–08/04/2015

Participating in the discussion on plant-based extract use and Ebola are (l-r) Dr. AlawodeOladele with Global Initiative for AIDS Nutritional Therapy (GIANT), Dr. Michael Powell with MSM, Cynthia Blandford Honorary Consul Republic of Liberia, Dr. Frank Glover with SHIELD in Africa, Dr. Virginia Floyd with MSM, Dr. Erick Gbodossou, President  of PROMETRA International and Ambassador Andrew Young is seated (Courtesy of Kelley Bass Jackson)

Post Vehicle Accident: Andrew Young Leads Discussion On Treatment Against Ebola

“I think we’re on to something that might help humanity in more ways than we could imagine”, says Ambassador Andrew Young about new research related to testing herbal extracts against live Ebola virus. The Andrew […]

WAOK-AM–05/13/2015

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Foundation Initiative “Would Help Alleviate The World Food Crisis”

“All they have to do is put it in the water and watch it grow”, that’s what former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young says about the main component in his effort to help alleviate the world […]

WAOK-AM–01/30/2015

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Andrew Young Says “People Who Use The Bible To Attack Homosexuals Don’t Understand The Bible”

Andrew J. Young Foundation Chairman Andrew Young has never been accused of mincing words. And when I asked for his opinion on the hottest topic in Atlanta politics right now, he didn’t hold back. Former […]

WAOK-AM–01/30/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Relax And Disconnect On Vacation

Consider these 11 tips on how to relax and disconnect on vacation from Andrew Young, U.S. website editor for Travelzoo.

12/31/2014

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Ambassador Andrew Young Visits Real Talk

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was Ambassador Andrew Young. Ambassador Young stopped by Real Talk to inform the community of the Andrew Young Foundation’s 2nd Pass on Blessings Awards Ceremony. […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2014

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Young To Speak At King Observance At KSU

Civil rights activist, former Atlanta mayor and one time diplomat Andrew Young will give the keynote address at Kennesaw State University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration, 6 p.m. Sunday at the Bailey Performance […]

WAOK-AM–01/17/2014

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AARP Hosting National Convention In Atlanta

The AARP is hosting a day of service in Atlanta as part of its annual national convention at the Georgia World Congress Center this week.

09/30/2013

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[VIDEO] V-103 and WAOK Remember The March On Washington

A half century ago today – Wednesday August 28, 1963 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed a crowd of 250,000 people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the March on Washington. Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–08/28/2013

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Ambassador Andrew Young To Be Honored

ATLANTA (AP) — The Democratic Party of Georgia is planning to honor Ambassador Andrew Young with a lifetime achievement award. Young is set to be honored with the John Lewis Lifetime Achievement Award at the party’s Jefferson-Jackson […]

WAOK-AM–03/02/2013

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