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Civil Rights Leaders Head To Selma This Weekend

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Hundreds of members of the civil rights community will converge upon Selma, Alabama this weekend to re-enact the march from Selma to Montgomery that took place as a result of the incident known as […]

WAOK-AM–03/02/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Atlanta Beating Victim Finally Speaks Out

Brandon White, the man seen being beaten in a disturbing video, had a press conference today about the vicious beating he was involved in. To hear the conversation, click the audio links…

WAOK-AM–02/08/2012

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Victim of Beating Speaks Out

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The victim of a vicious beating outside of a neighborhood convenience store on Saturday said he hadn’t planned to report the attack to police, however after learning a video taken of the beating had […]

WAOK-AM–02/08/2012

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Attack On Football Coach Heads To Grand Jury

SPARTA, Ga. (AP) – Authorities say the case of a football coach beaten with a helmet after a high school game will be considered by a grand jury next week.    Investigators conducted 135 interviews after […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2012

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Gwinnett County Parents Outraged At Slavery Lesson!!

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we spoke with Chris Braxton a parent of  one of the students at Beaver Ridge Elementary School.  They gave us the inside knowledge on what really happened in the […]

WAOK-AM–01/10/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Three FAMU Band Members Arrested and Holiday Health Tips

Police have arrested three Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University band members for hazing. Sean Hobson, 23, Aaron Golson, 19, and James Harris, 22, were arrested Monday, each student charged with one count of hazing. Hobson […]

WAOK-AM–12/13/2011

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One Year Anniversary of Bobby Tillman Death

Douglasville, Ga. (WAOK)-On the one year anniversary of the death of Bobby Tillman, his mother Monique Rivarde prepares to spend the day with family and friends. Ms. Rivarde told WAOK that it is still very […]

WAOK-AM–11/07/2011

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Civil Rights Icon Dies

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-The Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, co-founder and former president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died Wednesday morning in Birmingham. He was 89. Tributes to the life of the civil rights leader immediately started coming […]

WAOK-AM–10/05/2011

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Knuckle Sandwich With Ketchup: McDonald’s Manager Fired After Allegedly Punching Customer

A Marietta McDonald’s manager has been fired after being accused of punching a mother who brought a service dog and her autistic children into the restaurant.  Tiffany Denise Allen  is charged with battery, assault, fear and disorderly conduct. […]

WAOK-AM–07/25/2011

MARTA Authorities Meet With Lawmakers

ATLANTA (WAOK)- State lawmakers met with MARTA officials Dr. Beverly Scott and Police Chief Wanda Dunham. MARTA is being questioned about its safety after a gang attacked two Delta employees last month. Passengers on the train […]

WAOK-AM–05/04/2011

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