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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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Too Much Truth – Have You Seen The Kinsey Collection?

Are you into African American art, or want to do a cultural activity with your family? Well the place to be this weekend is at The Atlanta History Center to view The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley […]

WAOK-AM–06/06/2014

File photo of Dr. Vincent Harding, who was a close colleague and speech writer for Dr Martin Luther King, speaking during a service at the All Souls Church to commemorate his birthday in Washington on January 19, 2009.   (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Vincent Harding, Activist, King Aide, Dies At 82

Vincent Harding, 82, died Monday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, according to Denver’s Iliff School of Theology, where Harding taught for many years.

05/21/2014

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Community Leaders Back Bernice King

Today, March 5th, is the final day for Reverend Bernice King to turn over her father’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. Fulton County Superior Judge Robert McBurney ordered Bernice King to turn over the items, […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2014

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Too Much Truth – Happy Birthday Dr. King

Today we are celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Usually we celebrate on the third Monday of January, but today is his actual birthday which is January 15th. So to kick off […]

WAOK-AM–01/15/2014

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“The New Black Leaders”, Don Lemon’s Perspective

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White today we had an amazing show, in remembrance to 9/11 we dedicated our show to the victims on The 12th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Therefore […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2013

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Have Things Really Changed?

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we acknowledged the 45th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination and we asked the question “have times changed? Have things become better in America for African-Americans?” Brian […]

WAOK-AM–04/04/2013

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Too Much Truth – 50 Days Of Nonviolence

Join Be A King with Kwanza Hall, Derrick Boazman and  Jay Roberson on April 4, 2013. This day marks the 45th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. So join us at the King Center […]

WAOK-AM–04/03/2013

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Too Much Truth Exclusive: Dr. M.L. King’s Daughter Gives Insight On Her “Daddys” Birthday…

  What an Interview!!! We had the privilege of talking to Elder Bernice King, CEO of the King Center and Youngest Daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. We learned MANY personal details of the life […]

WAOK-AM–01/15/2013

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Most Iconic Works Of Art In Atlanta

Atlanta has a vibrant art scene, and many of the city’s most iconic works display both the beautiful and the bittersweet. From urban paintings to statues, these pieces represent Atlanta’s history in all its changing forms.

05/28/2012

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