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The Bev Smith Show: Black Cultural Shift

Tonight Bev Smith discusses the impact on Black communities who are affected by police violence with  Dr. Claud Anderson, president of The Harvest Institute, a non-profit, tax exempt and nationally recognized Black think tank that works to […]

WAOK-AM–12/08/2014

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3 Indictments Against SC Officers In Past 4 Months

As communities around the nation protest decisions not to charge officers who have injured or killed suspects, South Carolina prosecutors have obtained indictments against three white officers for on-duty shootings of unarmed black men in the past four months.

12/05/2014

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White Police Officer Charged With Murder Of Unarmed Black Man

A white man who was the police chief in a small South Carolina town has been charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man.

12/04/2014

Demonstrators hold up placards as they protest over the US court decision not to charge the policeman who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in the town of Ferguson. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor: Atlanta Protests Overwhelmingly Peaceful

The majority of people who gathered Tuesday in Atlanta to protest the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision were peaceful, but a small splinter group caused trouble by blocking an interstate, the mayor said Wednesday.

11/26/2014

File photo of a Michael Brown pin. (Photo Credit: Scott Olson via Getty Images)

Crews Repair Damage After Atlanta Protests

Crews were repairing damage to some businesses in downtown Atlanta on Wednesday, a day after protesters filled the streets in mostly peaceful opposition to the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision.

11/26/2014

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Too Much Truth: Rapper David Banner Reacts To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Rapper David Banner joined us on “Too Much Truth” with an reaction to the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri. Click the audio link to hear the conversation…

WAOK-AM–11/25/2014

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Athletes Respond On Social Media To Ferguson

Professional athletes were grabbing their phones and responding to the events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri Monday night. Minutes after the news broke that police officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for shooting unarmed teenager […]

92.9 The Game–11/25/2014

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The Bev Smith Show: Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement

As the country awaits for the grand jury  decision as to whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, tune to 1380WAOK as we simulcast from our sister station, […]

WAOK-AM–11/24/2014

File photo of a Michael Brown pin. (Photo Credit: Scott Olson via Getty Images)

Atlanta Readies For Protests Over Ferguson Case

Police in metro Atlanta are preparing for protests or even unrest as a grand jury in Missouri decides whether to criminally charge a white officer who fatally shot a black man.

11/20/2014

The Bev Smith Show: Black and Blue

With Missouri governor declaring state of emergency ahead of ruling on Ferguson shooting, are Black males safe? Bev Smith speaks with author and retired LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey on Ferguson and police brutality on the African […]

WAOK-AM–11/17/2014

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