Rep. Hank Johnson Applauds Pres. Obama For Demilitarizing Local Police But Says Permanent Change Is Needed
President Barack Obama is ordering police to no longer use military-style equipment seen recently in high-profile protests across the country. President Obama’s executive order bars the use of grenade launchers, tracked armored vehicles, large-caliber firearms, […]
It’s called Ferguson Politics 101 and WAOK talk show host Rashad Richey is taking it to Ferguson, Missouri. Richey, who hosts Real Talk With Rashad Richey, is a former political director and lead strategist for […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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 […]
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, […]