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Occupy Say ‘Obama Is A Traitor’

Today in Charlotte, a group of 100 protesters were shouting “Obama is a traitor,” while others laid down in the streets outside of the Democratic National Convention. The demonstration was called after protesters demanded for the release of Bradley Manning, a […]

09/04/2012

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Bloods and Crips Support Occupy Atlanta

ATLANTA (WAOK)-It is surely an unlikely relationship. Members of two rival gangs both support the efforts of Occupy Atlanta.  Tim Franzen one of the outspoken members of Occupy Atlanta tells the story of Sherrod Britton and Shabaka […]

WAOK-AM–11/05/2011

SELMA, AL - MARCH 04: Democratic Presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (C) pushes civil rights activist Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth during a march to the Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 1965 "Bloody Sunday" Voting Rights march March 4, 2007 in Selma, Alabama. During the 1965 march, which was to go from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, police used tear gas and beat back the marchers when they reached the Pettus Bridge.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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