Joe Beasley

Coalition groups vowed Friday in Atlanta to rise together and stand against the hatred that lead to the deadly mass shooting at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. (l-r) Hank Stewart, Rainbow Push Coalition; Mary-Pat Hector, National Action Network Youth Movement; Robert Patillo; Rob Woods, Georgia Equality; Amanda Hill-Attkinsson, Deputy Director of Georgia Equality; Chountelle Bullock, Rainbow Push; Janis Mathis, Rainbow Push Coalition; Markel Hutchins, MovementForward; Herman Andrews, Executive Committee Officer, National Council of Urban League Guilds; Nancy Flake Johnson, President of the Urban League Guild of Greater Atlanta; and Joe Beasley with Rainbow Push Coalition. (Credit: maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Charleston Gunman “Acted Out Of Evil”: Coalition Groups Vow To Rise Together And Stand Against Hate

Members of various Civil and Human Rights groups gathered in Atlanta Friday in a show of solidarity against violence and hatred. They vowed to fight the “hatred shown in the mass shooting” at a historically […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2015

Fulton County District Paul Howard (r) speaks with community activist Joe Beasley following a meeting with Freda Waiters on Wednesday. Waiters' son Ariston was shot and killed by a Union City police officer in December 2011.  (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

[VIDEO] Second Grand Jury To Hear Case Of Young Man Shot In Back By Union City Police Officer

Above is the video of Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard and community leaders following his meeting with Freda Waiters, family attorney Mawuli Davis and State Senator Vincent Fort. Howard told community leaders that the […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2015

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Kwanzaa Celebration Shrine of the Black Madonna

Happy Kwanzaa 2013. The social action committee of Atlanta and co-host will host artist, exibitions, entertainment, cultural markets and vendors for a celebration of the spiritual holiday from December 26 through January 1st at the […]

12/26/2013

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Lets Help The Cullins’ Family Make A House Into A Home; Ways You Can Help This Family Of 12

As many of you may know, for the last couple of days we have been raising money to help Tacco Cullins and her 11 children find a safe and happy home after they were swindled […]

WAOK-AM–07/18/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Youth Perspective from Inside of Occupy Atlanta Protests

Today in the studio we had the pleasure of speaking with some of the Occupy Atlanta protesters Khalid and Shariff Muhammad who also were the YOUNGEST to go to jail this past Tuesday night in […]

WAOK-AM–10/27/2011

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Joe Beasley Occupies Powertalk

Community activist, Joe Beasley, called in from the frontlines of the Occupy Atlanta tent city to give a report of his experience and WHY they continue to protest… but his comments, including his repeated request […]

WAOK-AM–10/25/2011

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Too Much Truth Recap: To Occupy, Or Not to Occupy; That Is The Question…

According to the AJC.com, A mayor who said he’s been more than reasonable and protesters who say they’re undeterred by a heightened police presence  faced off at City Hall today. About an hour later, police […]

WAOK-AM–10/24/2011