Ebenezer Baptist Church

Atlanta Police Chief Georgia Turner and Ebenezer Baptist Church Pastor Dr. Raphael Warnock prepare to address the media. Four small Conferate banners were found outside the church and near the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial site.  Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local

Ebenezer Pastor Calls Confederate Flags Left Near Church A “Terroristic Threat”

Ebenezer Baptist Church Senior Pastor Rev. Raphael Warnock calls the act “a terroristic threat.” Thursday morning, several small Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the church and near the Martin Luther King […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2015

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is charged with reckless conduct in the shooting of Gwenevere McCord. (Credit: Sonia Murray/ CBS Local)

What Sheriff Victor Hill Had To Say To The Congregation, When He Resurfaced After Shooting

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is back from his trip to Israel. We haven’t seen, or heard, much of anything from Hill since the shooting back on May 3, in which he critically wounded a […]

WAOK-AM–06/30/2015

According to his obituary, at first, A. Reginald Eaves served as an assistant to Mayor Maynard Jackson, but because of an increasing number of unjustified police killings, espcially in the black community, the mayor created a new position, Commissioner of Public Safety and assigned Eaves to the role. (Courtesy of the Eaves family)

A. Reginald Eaves: Atlanta Turns Out To Remember Its “Modern Day Moses”

Asaph Reginald Eaves was Atlanta’s first Public Safety Commissioner and a Fulton County Commissioner. The uncle of current Fulton County Commission chairman John Eaves, died on June 9, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 81. A. […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2015

Amanda Davis was set to return to local TV, but was charged with driving drunk just hours before the debut. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Radio)

Amanda Davis Says “Don’t Count Me Out”

Amanda Davis, the longtime Atlanta television journalist who was recently hit with another DUI charge, has a message, “don’t count me out.” Davis was at Ebenezer Baptist Church Friday attending a memorial service. She looked […]

WAOK-AM–06/26/2015

Ebenezer Baptist Church Senior Pastor Dr. Raphael Warnock says a man who recently entered Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport carrying a rifle was "exercising his white privilege." . (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Pastor Raphael Warnock Says Georgia Is Ground Zero For Gun Violence As Emanuel A.M.E Shooting Victims Are Mourned

Ebenezer Baptist Church Senior Pastor Dr. Raphael Warnock says “Georgia is ground zero for this problem.” Dr. Warnock was talking about gun violence during Thursday night’s Interfaith Service for the victims of the church shooting […]

WAOK-AM–06/21/2015

Father Victor Galier (l), of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in the West End said that he attended the service "to pray for ourselves, for the victims of the tragedy and the future." He said that "it can't end with the Amens. We have to change the world." Reverend Jeffery Ott (r), of Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church said "it's time for us to be people of unity and of hope. We needed to be here tonight to reaffirm that, so we could get our marching orders, so that we could go from this place and do what we were called to do."

White Mourner: ‘Until White People Take Responsibility For What’s Happening, We’re Probably Not Going To See The End Of It’

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) — Taylor Ramsey, like many other Atlantans, attended last night’s Interfaith Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church. It was held in order that the community might come together to pray for the victims […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2015

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Atlanta Interfaith Service Tonight For Church Massacre Victims: Shooting Suspect Caught

An Interfaith service will be held tonight at Ebenezer Baptist Church to pray for and remember the victims of the church violence in Charleston, South Carolina. According to Ebenezer Pastor Dr. Raphael Warnock, “Our hearts […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2015

The Thomas family follows the casket of Nicholas Thomas. He was laid to rest on April 18, 2015. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Nicholas Thomas Buried What’s Next: Today We Mourn Tomorrow We Fight

“Today, I don’t come as an attorney, I don’t come as an activist, I don’t come as a revolutionary, I come as a believer in God”. Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis, addressed mourners during Saturday’s funeral […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2015

Congress Hank Johnson stands to the right of Nicholas Thomas' casket (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Spring To Action For Positive Change: Congressman Hank Johnson Speaks At Funeral For Nicholas Thomas

Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) was among the speakers at the funeral for Nicholas Thomas. The 23 year old was shot and killed by a Smyrna (GA) police officer on March 24, 2015. Thomas’ funeral was […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2015

Steel blue casket of Nicholas Thomas is pushed out of Ebenezer Baptist Church (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Young Black Men Being Shot Has Got To Stop: Funeral Held For Nicholas Thomas

Albert Johnson held tightly to the sign that bore the name of his nephew Nicholas Thomas. A praise team performed during the Saturday funeral service for Thomas. The sign, among several used during the performance, […]

WAOK-AM–04/18/2015

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