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Gun Violence

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Church Hosts Gun Violence Documentary Screening

Atlanta police, the National Park Service, the King Center and other organizations are partnering to host a free screening of a film intended to spark discussions on gun violence.

01/16/2014

The survey also found that between 42 percent and 60 percent of lethal violence occurs with a firearm, and that civilians hold about three-quarters of the approximately 875 million weapons worldwide. ( JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Global Survey: Civilians Hold 3/4 Of Total Worldwide Weapons

The vast majority of people who die from armed violence each year are killed outside of wars and other conflicts, a global survey of firearms revealed Tuesday.

07/02/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

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UK Man Pleads Guilty Over Tenn. School Threat On Facebook

A British man has pleaded guilty for threatening to kill 200 people in a Facebook posting that caused thousands of Tennessee children to stay home from school.

04/26/2013

Lorraine Jacques White

What Can We Do To Save Black Youth?

On Power Talk with Lorriane Jacques- White we discussed violence amongst black youth and what we can do to save them. We had a mother of a student at Price Middle School to talk about […]

WAOK-AM–02/04/2013

Lorraine Jacques White

More Gun Violence, Violent Black Women Not Just Mad But Psychotic!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we discussed the murder of a 15-year-old teen who performed at President Obama’s inauguration this January, Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago. We also talked about black women becoming more violent […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2013

46-year-old Michael David Dunn indicted

Grand Jury Indicts Man In Florida Loud Music Shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla(AP/WAOK) —A Florida grand jury has indicted a man on a first-degree murder charge in the death of a teenager following an argument over loud music coming from the teen’s car. The Florida Times-Union […]

WAOK-AM–12/14/2012

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[POLL] The Mo Ivory Show: Should Your Person And Bags Be Checked At The Movies?

Today on the Mo Ivory Show the discussion is focused on the mass shooting in Aurora, CO in the midnight showing of the movie “Dark Knight.” There are no permit requirements in Colorado to acquire […]

07/20/2012

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Take Your Gun To The Airport-Kiss It Goodbye

ATLANTA (AP) – Clayton County plans to crack down on passengers at Atlanta’s airport who brings guns to the security checkpoints. Clayton Solicitor General Tasha Mosley says that anyone caught with a firearm in airport […]

WAOK-AM–11/09/2011