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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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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

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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

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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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Redding News Review Reports: Two Auburn Football Players Called Black Guy And Sister “N” Word

  ATLANTA, July 22, 2012, 7 p.m. – The Atlanta father of two Auburn University students is using social media to get justice for his children who he said were racially harassed and one was sent […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2012

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Goodwill Store Ejects Customer With Service Dog

A local disabled woman claims she was the victim of discrimination after the manager of a Goodwill store asked her to leave because of the presence of her service dog.

06/13/2012

Members of the Fraternal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan participate in the 11th Annual Nathan Bedford Forrest Birthday march on July 11, 2009 in Pulaski, Tenn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

State Tells KKK It Cannot Adopt A Georgia Road

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — The Georgia Department of Transportation has declined to accept a Ku Klux Klan group that wanted to join the state’s “Adopt-A-Highway” program. The International Keystone Knights of the KKK in Union County […]

WAOK-AM–06/12/2012

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