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Atlanta Civil Rights Activists Offended After Hawks Cancel Meeting On Racially-Charged Statements

Atlanta Civil Rights activists staged a sit-in inside the lobby of Philips Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 10. .They sang “We Shall Overcome”, a song of protest that became a main anthem of the Civil Rights Movement. […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2014

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Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: Sharpton Eulogizes Michael Brown’s Funeral

On today’s show Sharpton attended the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Thousands attended the very emotional service at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist […]

WAOK-AM–08/25/2014

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The National Center For Civil And Human Rights Is Now Open

Atlanta is already home to the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and currently houses several civil rights monuments and museums. Today, the city added another “must see” destination for visitors and those who […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2014

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Atlanta Prepares To Open Center For Civil And Human Rights

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Atlanta Center for Civil and Human Rights is preparing for its official opening this weekend.  The Center for Civil and Human Rights is the new home to various authentic documents and exclusive […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2014

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College Reaches Settlement With Student Who Accused School Of Discriminating

ATLANTA (AP) — A metro Atlanta college has reached a settlement with a former student who accused the school of discriminating against her because she’s HIV positive. Officials from the U.S. Attorney’s office said Tuesday […]

06/10/2014

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Too Much Truth – Special Needs Child Faces Discrimination

Today on Too Much Truth, Derrick Boazman talked to the parents of the little girl who was discriminated against at a local Chuck E. Cheese. Her father, Mark Eschoe,  says while they were attending a birthday party at […]

WAOK-AM–09/25/2013

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Judge Approves Deal Dismissing Paula Deen Lawsuit ‘With Prejudice’

A federal judge signed off Monday on a deal to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen.

08/26/2013

Cooking show host Paula Deen visits Fox & Friends Christmas Special at FOX Studios on Dec. 6, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Discrimination, Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Paula Deen Dropped

Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen, who was dumped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath that she had used racial slurs in the past.

08/24/2013

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Race-Based Claims Thrown Out In Paula Deen Lawsuit

A federal judge in Georgia has thrown out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen ended up causing the celebrity cook to lose a big slice of her culinary empire.

08/12/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: The Priority Of Race Re-examined

Today, we re-examined the priority of race. Ladies, we wanted to hear your thoughts on what is more challenging, being African American or being a woman? We heard your thoughts on whether you would rather have […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2013

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