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[VIDEO] Cong Johnson Says A Poem For Eric Garner Because “I’m A Black Man”

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-4th) says “I’m a black man and I see black males being the victims of extra judicial killings that go unaccounted for. There’s no accountability.” Representative Johnson says there seem to […]

WAOK-AM–12/05/2014

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Suspect In Bus Stop Shooting Charged In Sex Assaults

DeKalb County police say 18-year-old Christopher Merritt, the man accused of killing 19-year-old Marcaysia Dawkins at a bus stop, is also suspected in three sexual assaults.

12/01/2014

Records show a death certificate had been filed in Georgia for rapper Tim Dog, whose real name was Timothy Blair, before Mississippi  authorities ordered an arrest warrant.

Prosecutors: Arrest Warrant Was Issued After Man Died

A death certificate for rapper Tim Dog shows he was dead when a warrant was issued for his arrest last year.

09/16/2014

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Neighbors Say Crazed Man Decapitates Stuffed Animal, Vandalizes American Flag

It may sound like a scene out of a movie, but for one Dekalb County neighborhood, it’s a reality.

09/14/2014

Elaine Boyer

Elaine Boyer Resigns after Being Exposed for Corruption

Dekalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer, has officially resigned after informing the public that she is being investigated by federal authorities for spending taxpayer money. Reports allege that Boyer charged over 16 thousand dollars in personal […]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2014

Former Dekalb Co. Sheriff’s Office Employee Files Suit

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was Darling Thompson, a former employee of the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office. Thompson alleges in a lawsuit that the Sheriff made employees work on his […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2014

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A Deadly Shooting In Dekalb County

(AP/WAOK) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting in DeKalb County. Authorities say the man was shot in the front yard of his home on Beech Drive off of Memorial Drive during the overnight hours […]

WAOK-AM–07/14/2014

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Too Much Truth – Senseless Violence Claims The Life Of A 9 Month Old Baby

The city of Atlanta is outraged and deeply sadden by the news of a baby getting shot multiple times during a home invasion. The news reports that the police feel that the invasion is related […]

WAOK-AM–05/14/2014

Denesha Chambers

Rashad Richey Examines Internal Causes of Violence

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest Denesha Chambers, a licensed Professional Counselor and CEO and Founder of Living Color Red LLC. Denesha Chambers joined Rashad and the Real Talk audience in […]

WAOK-AM–05/14/2014

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Body Of Young Man Found At Elementary School

Police in DeKalb County are investigating after a young man’s body was found at an elementary school.

04/07/2014

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