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Rainbow PUSH Hosts 14th Annual Conference In Downtown Atlanta

Atlanta (WAOK)- The Rainbow PUSH 14th Annual Creating Opportunity Conference, Fairness in the Work Place, the Marketplace and the Public Square, will happen Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. […]

WAOK-AM–10/22/2013

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Rev. Jackson Defends ‘Apartheid’ Comments About Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Despite calls to apologize by Florida’s governor, the Rev. Jesse Jackson is standing by his comments that the state’s struggle with the Trayvon Martin case can be compared to the civil […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013

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Auto NSider: All Things Automotive With Nick Palermo

Did you miss this week’s episode of the Auto NSider w/ Daryl Killian? Check out the AutoNsider as he talks with freelance automotive blogger Nick Palermo about all things automotive including; AAA Tow To Go, […]

WAOK-AM–06/29/2013

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Mr. Jackson, Mr. Jackson!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the rise in sexual assault cases in the military. We asked what could be done to rectify this? Also, we had Rev. Jesse Jackson to […]

WAOK-AM–05/08/2013

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Land Apologizes For Obama And Black Leader Comments

A key leader in the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for comments he made about President Obama and black leaders. “I certainly apologize to anyone who was hurt or offended by my remarks,” Richard Land, […]

WAOK-AM–04/17/2012

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Bloods and Crips Support Occupy Atlanta

ATLANTA (WAOK)-It is surely an unlikely relationship. Members of two rival gangs both support the efforts of Occupy Atlanta.  Tim Franzen one of the outspoken members of Occupy Atlanta tells the story of Sherrod Britton and Shabaka […]

WAOK-AM–11/05/2011

Is Georgia Works the Answer to Unemployment?

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., president and founder of the Rainbow Push Coalition, has announced his support for Georgia Works, a Georgia job training initiative that according to Jackson “will significantly reduce joblessness by providing […]

WAOK-AM–09/04/2011

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Reverend Jackson Joins Supporters of Troy Davis

ATLANTA (WAOK) – Reverend Jesse Jackson is meeting with Georgia pardons officials to discuss the case against Troy Davis. Davis faces the death penalty after being charged for the 1989 slaying of off-duty Savannah police […]

WAOK-AM–06/08/2011

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Pushes For Jobs

The Reverend Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow Push Coalition held the annual “Creating Opportunites- A focus on Job Creation” conference this past weekend.

11/15/2010

Unconditional Love: Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Wife Stands by Her Man

Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife have managed to repair their relationship since he revealed an extramarital affair nearly two years ago.

09/27/2010

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