Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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U.S. Attorney General Holder In Atlanta Announcing Efforts To End Racial Profiling

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told a packed Ebenezer Baptist Church sanctuary Monday night how honored he was to be at the home where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once pastored. He said “who could […]

WAOK-AM–12/02/2014

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How To Join A Ferguson Protest In Atlanta

Various protests are planned in Atlanta in response to the grand jury’s decision in Missouri. The panel decided that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the August 9, 2014, shooting death […]

11/25/2014

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Russell and Sanders Remembered For Contributions To The Civil Rights Movement

Two Georgians are being remembered for their contributions during the Civil Rights Movement. Congressman John Lewis says Atlanta businessman and philanthropist Herman J. Russell was a source of inspiration for those involved in the movement.” […]

WAOK-AM–11/18/2014

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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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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

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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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