Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials

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

January 2015, then-State Representative Tyrone Brooks is shown talking to CBS Radio Atlanta's Maria Boynton about the site for a statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Credit: Sonia Murray/CBS Local)

Tyrone Brooks Jr. Disqualified In Race To Fill Father’s State House Seat

For the first time in 35 years, there won’t be anyone named Tyrone Brooks in the Georgia House of Representatives. Tyrone Brooks Jr., according to Fulton County Elections Director Richard Barron, has been disqualified in […]

WAOK-AM–06/09/2015

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Former State Representative Tyrone Brooks Pleads Guilty To Tax And Fraud Charges

Thursday morning, longtime Atlanta State Representative Tyrone Brooks submitted a letter of resignation to Governor Nathan Deal. A few hours later Brooks was in federal court where he pleaded guilty to fraud and tax charges. […]

WAOK-AM–04/09/2015

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All Roads Lead To Monroe GA On Saturday, July 28th!

You don’t want to miss the 8th Annual Reenactment of the Lynchings at the Moore’s Ford Bridge, Monroe, GA Remembering Victims of Lynchings Throughout the USA Saturday, July 28, 2012, 12 Noon Sharp 1st African […]

WAOK-AM–07/27/2012