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The King Center Kicks Off King Day Observance Festivities

The King Center is getting back to the roots of King Day. Dr. Bernice King – CEO of The King Center – in partnership with the city of Atlanta, Councilman Kwanza Hall and State Senator […]

WAOK-AM–01/10/2014

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Mo Ivory: Retracing The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington – In Flip Flops!

I’m just a girl from the Bronx. I was raised on the 5th floor of a tall building in NYC that was and is still sinking. I have one sister, my parents are divorced. I […]

WAOK-AM–08/25/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: President Obama’s Speech & Buying Black

Today, we discussed President Obama’s speech on race; What did you think about it? Did the speech make a difference in your opinion? Next,we will discussed solutions for Black economic strength and listened to a […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2013

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[VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY] Atlanta Talks About The Trayvon Martin Case

ATLANTA (WAOK)- While people in other cities have held rallies and protests that have lead to some arrests over the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, more than a thousand people braved a series of […]

WAOK-AM–07/18/2013

(Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Too Much Truth Exclusive: Dr. M.L. King’s Daughter Gives Insight On Her “Daddys” Birthday…

  What an Interview!!! We had the privilege of talking to Elder Bernice King, CEO of the King Center and Youngest Daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. We learned MANY personal details of the life […]

WAOK-AM–01/15/2013

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Nonviolence Or Nonexistence: Bernice King On the Aurora Killings

As an organization committed to the eradication of all forms of violence, The King Center deplores the killing of anyone, anywhere, for any reason. But we are particularly horrified by the senseless slaughter of 12 […]

WAOK-AM–07/29/2012

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New Leadership at the King Center

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP) – The youngest daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has been appointed chief executive officer of the center dedicated to preserving and promoting his legacy. The Rev. Bernice A. King will […]

WAOK-AM–01/10/2012

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Bernice King Leaves New Birth

Atlanta (WAOK)-Bernice King has left her position as an elder at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church.  King says her decision to leave the church was not based on the recent settlement in the sexual coercion lawsuits filed […]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2011

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Bernice King Says “Thanks But No Thanks” to SCLC

According to the AJC: Fifteen months after her election, Bernice King,  has declined the position of president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. King said in a written statement Friday that her decision came “after […]

WAOK-AM–01/21/2011

Prayer Vigil For SCLC Is Tonight!!!

King led prayer vigil scheduled for tonight at Ebenezer Baptist Church…

08/06/2010

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