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Atlanta Talk Show Host Takes Political Strategy To Ferguson

It’s called Ferguson Politics 101 and WAOK talk show host Rashad Richey is taking it to Ferguson, Missouri. Richey, who hosts Real Talk With Rashad Richey, is a former political director and lead strategist for […]

WAOK-AM–15 hours ago

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Civil Rights Convictions Erased “If It’s Necessary, If It’s Detrimental, Go For It”

Nine civil rights protestors, the Friendship 9, were convicted in 1961 of breach of peace and trespassing. They were protesting at a segregated lunch counter in Rock Hill, South Carolina. They were Thomas Gaither, Clarence […]

WAOK-AM–01/29/2015

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Jamie Foxx Says “I Was The First One To Create YouTube”

He’s an Oscar-winning actor and a Grammy-winning singer, but Jamie Foxx says he was totally “blown away” by being honored with a Trumpet Award. The Awards, recognizing African American achievements, will be broadcast on February […]

WAOK-AM–01/29/2015

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Streaking Atlanta Hawks Applauded At The Georgia Capitol

Today is Atlanta Hawks Day at the Georgia State Capitol. A recognition well-deserved considering the run that the team is on lately. The Hawks have won 16 games straight. Not only is that a franchise […]

WAOK-AM–01/27/2015

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King Center Recognizes 13 Year-Old As Philanthropist And Humanitarian

Aidan Thomas Hornaday of Woodstock, Georgia, has been described as a “harmonica-playing, one-man fund-raiser”. The 13 year-old was presented with a Coretta Scott King A.N.G.E.L. (Advancing Nonviolence Through Generations of Exceptional Leadership) Award during the […]

WAOK-AM–01/22/2015

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Passion Conference Brings Thousands Of Teens And Leaders To Atlanta

The second Passion Conference of 2015 brought thousands of teenagers and leaders to Atlanta over the weekend. The first Passion Conference this year was also held in Atlanta January 2-4, with an estimated 20,000 in […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2015

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President Clinton Keynotes 2015 HOPE Global Forum In Atlanta

John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE, called President Bill Clinton “my favorite public servant representative in the world.” Bryant welcomed the 42nd U.S. President to the 2015 HOPE Forum over the […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2015

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2015 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Events

The King Center has planned a number of events and activities to celebrate the 2015 MLK Holiday. It will be the 29th Holiday Celebration commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King’s 86th birthday. Below are events that […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2015

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Chuck Smith Gives 3 Keys For Falcons To Win NFC South

On Sunday the Atlanta Falcons beat the division rival New Orleans Saints 30-14, in New Orleans. Next up, the Carolina Panthers in a contest that will decide the winner of the NFC South. This morning […]

WAOK-AM–12/22/2014

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Atlanta Braves Surprise Stanton Students With Bikes

Twenty-eight deserving fifth-grade students from Atlanta Public Schools’ D.H. Stanton Elementary School were surprised with brand new bikes and helmets during a holiday party sponsored by the Atlanta Braves and Academy Sports and Outdoors. According […]

WAOK-AM–12/15/2014

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