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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

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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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Suntrust Raises Minimums, Prepares To Settle Discrimination Complaint

ATLANTA (AP) —Atlanta-based SunTrust is joining other competitors that are requiring higher minimum deposits on basic checking accounts to avoid paying fees. The changes go into effect Aug. 24 and affect customers who have Everyday […]

WAOK-AM–06/08/2012

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Black Nurses Sue in Cobb County

Cobb Co. (WAOK/AP)-Four nurses are suing a nursing company because they say their leaders wouldn’t send black women to take care of white patients. In the 63-page lawsuit, the women claim Accord Services violated their civil […]

WAOK-AM–11/01/2011

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Former NBA Player Loses Discrimination Suit

Atlanta (WAOK)- A federal jury decided in less than 15 minutes of deliberation Friday that a Buckhead tavern did not violate the civil rights of Joe Barry Carroll and an Atlanta attorney when they were ejected […]

WAOK-AM–09/17/2011

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Rally in Jackson for Murdered Man

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Gerald Rose, president of the Atlanta based New Order Human Rights Organization, held a press conference and rally Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, near a memorial for Jackson resident James Craig Anderson, who died after […]

WAOK-AM–08/22/2011

Overweight Nail Salon Patron Tells Her Story

Michelle Fonville says she was discriminated against by the owner of a Decatur nail salon who wanted to charge her more because she is overweight. Hear her story as she told it to Frank and […]

08/25/2010

Shirley Sherrod says "No Thanks"

She met with her old boss on Tuesday and answered his offer for a new job

08/23/2010

Weight Discrimination in Dekalb Co!

A nail salon overcharges and then refuses service to a plus sized woman!

08/21/2010

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