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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

File photo of TV personality/chef Paula Deen (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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

File photo of Paula Deen.  (credit:  Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

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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Discrimination? An Act Of Stupidity?

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the police sergeant in Florida who was fired for using shooting targets depicting Trayvon Martin! Should he have been fired or was that not enough? We […]

WAOK-AM–04/15/2013

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

File photo of NAACP sign. (Photo by Eric Kayne/Getty Images)

NAACP Rallies To Free John McNeil

ATLANTA (WAOK)-National and local NAACP officials will join civil rights activists and local elected officials in Atlanta on Monday to rally for the freedom of John McNeil. McNeil, a successful African American businessman in Cobb […]

WAOK-AM–09/09/2012

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Mosque Fights Alpharetta For Expansion

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Lawyers representing a metro Atlanta city say they’re fighting a local mosque’s expansion plan because of its size and scale, and they deny any discrimination. The Islamic Center of North Fulton […]

WAOK-AM–08/28/2012

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Georgia State Conference NAACP to Seek GDOT Investigation for Racial Discrimination

ATLANTA (WAOK)-After several references to the lack of minority contractors hired by the Georgia Department of Transportation during the debate over passage of the T-SPLOST referendum, the Georgia State Conference NAACP has sent a letter containing the […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2012

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