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Too Much Truth: Thank You Jean Ross For Your Service

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Georgia Coalition of Black Women, honored women in the media for women’s history month. One of the many deserving recipients was our very own Operations Manager and Program […]

WAOK-AM–03/18/2015

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Family Denies Media Reports That Bobbi Kristina Will Be Taken Off Life Support Wednesday

As fans and supporters of Bobbi Kristina Brown continue to pray for her recovery, the attorney for the 21-year-old’s father, R&B singer Bobby Brown, is threatening to take action against media outlets who the family says […]

02/10/2015

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King Center: How Did MLK Become Martin?

His birth name was not “Martin”. Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., tells students how his uncle “ML” came to be named “Martin Luther King […]

WAOK-AM–01/14/2015

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Too Much Truth – Black Images In The Media

Have you notice the images that are now being portrayed in the media? With shows like Love and Hip Hop and Basketball Wives, you can see that blacks are seen as being ignorant, uneducated and violent. […]

WAOK-AM–07/16/2014

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Civil Rights Leaders Weigh In On The Donald Sterling Case

Numerous Civil rights leaders took to the airwaves of WAOK on Wednesday to give their opinion on the continuing saga of Donald Sterling. Those leaders included, Dekalb County NAACP President John Evans, Judge Dexter Wimbish, and […]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2014

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Mistrial On Murder Charge, Dunn Guilty Of Lesser Charges

A jury in Jacksonville Florida could not agree on a guilty charge for software developer Michael Dunn in the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis of Marietta. Dunn faced five charges after shooting at a group […]

WAOK-AM–02/15/2014

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Snowy Weather Causes Early Dismissals And Traffic Chaos

Students in the Atlanta metro area received a gift courtesy of Mother Nature today when schools decided to close early as a rare snow storm blew in. But the same snow was a curse to […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2014

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Top 10 Local News Stories Of 2013

Surprise deaths, suspicious deaths and deaths that at least seemed like they could have been avoided dominated the Atlanta news scene this past year – and that doesn’t even include the pall that was cast […]

WAOK-AM–12/30/2013

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Evelyn Lowery Dies

Atlanta (WAOK)- The family of Mrs. Evelyn Lowery has confirmed that she passed away today after suffering a massive stroke over a week ago. “My beloved Evelyn was a special woman, whose life was committed […]

WAOK-AM–09/26/2013

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[VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY] Atlanta Talks About The Trayvon Martin Case

ATLANTA (WAOK)- While people in other cities have held rallies and protests that have lead to some arrests over the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, more than a thousand people braved a series of […]

WAOK-AM–07/18/2013

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