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Funeral Services for Shuttlesworth Monday

ATLANTA (WAOK/Washington Post)-The Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, co-founder and former president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died back on October 5, 2011. He will be buried Monday October 31, some 3 weeks after his […]

WAOK-AM–10/23/2011

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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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Ebenezer Baptist Church Turns 125

Ebenezer Baptist Church turned 125 Sunday. The church is symbolic with the civil rights movement. Since 1886 it has been a meeting place for black people interested in the advancement of their race.  It is also […]

WAOK-AM–03/21/2011

Justice for Jimmie Lee Jackson

It’s been a long time coming, but Jimmie Lee Jackson is finally being vindicated in court.

11/16/2010

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