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Department Of Labor Hosting Income Equality Forum

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau is planning to host a forum in Atlanta later this week.

04/09/2014

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Bruce Pearl: “Together We Can Accomplish A Lot More Than Separately. I Need The Community’s Help”

New Auburn Head basketball coach Bruce Pearl joins the morning show to discuss the challenges of becoming head coach. He was disclosed with the guys why he chose Auburn and what makes it special. He […]

92.9 The Game–03/25/2014

Police say Terri Chimon Williams has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in East Atlanta. (Getty Images)

Atlanta NAACP Holds Gun Buy Back Day

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta NAACP President Rev. R.L. White said he had a meeting with one of the members of his church not too long ago that caused him to put together an event that will hopefully […]

WAOK-AM–01/15/2014

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Kwanzaa Celebration Shrine of the Black Madonna

Happy Kwanzaa 2013. The social action committee of Atlanta and co-host will host artist, exibitions, entertainment, cultural markets and vendors for a celebration of the spiritual holiday from December 26 through January 1st at the […]

12/26/2013

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Problems Loom for Meal Programs Amidst Government Shutdown

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC) — After losing upwards of 15% of their funding due to across-the-board federal spending cuts that occurred earlier this year, the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center, which provides daily lunches to Meals on Wheels […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2013

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P.U.S.H Non-Profit Organization Is Looking For Volunteers

P.U.S.H Non-Profit Organization is a non-profit organization focused on bettering and providing help for low income families and individuals experiencing hardships. The organization is based on the belief that our community’s needs are of the […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Listener Appreciation Saturday

Click the audio links to hear the conversation…

WAOK-AM–09/28/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: It’s Always HYPE In Fulton County!

Today we had the pleasure of talking to the Sheriff of Fulton County, Ted Jackson, on the show today  to talk about his 4th Annual Youth Conference, H.Y.P.E. 2013 (Helping Our Youth Prosper And Evolve). The event […]

WAOK-AM–09/23/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Reparations

On Mondays show, we talked about the Caribbean Community’s aim at Europe for Slavery Reparation. Is it time for descendants of African slaves to receive reparations? Click the audio links to hear the conversation..

WAOK-AM–08/13/2013

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Most Community-Centered Bookstores in Atlanta

Atlanta is privy to local independent book stores like A Cappella Books, Charis Books, Little Shop of Stories, Bound to Be Read Books, and Phoenix and Dragon Book Store. Check out each stores event calendars for many community events happening daily.

05/20/2013

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