Joseph Lowery

Maria Boynton talks with Atlanta businessman Willie A. Watkins about the bridge being named for him and about his annual community appreciation festival (Credit: Darren Sturgess/CBS Local)

Willie A. Watkins Talks About Bridge Renaming And Annual Memorial Day Festival

“I give God all the glory”, says Willie Watkins. The longtime businessman, known best for the string of funeral homes bearing his name across Atlanta, is being recognized by the Georgia Legislature. The bridge on […]

WAOK-AM–05/22/2015

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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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Home Going Service Today For Evelyn Lowery

A public viewing ceremony has been scheduled for civil rights and women’s empowerment pioneer, Evelyn Lowery.

WAOK-AM–09/30/2013

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[VIDEO] V-103 and WAOK Remember The March On Washington

A half century ago today – Wednesday August 28, 1963 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed a crowd of 250,000 people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the March on Washington. Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–08/28/2013

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Mo Ivory: Retracing The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington – In Flip Flops!

I’m just a girl from the Bronx. I was raised on the 5th floor of a tall building in NYC that was and is still sinking. I have one sister, my parents are divorced. I […]

WAOK-AM–08/25/2013

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Civil Rights Leader To Discuss Voting Rights In GA

Civil rights leader Joseph Lowery is scheduled to speak in Atlanta during the launch of a nationwide campaign to preserve and expand voting rights.

WAOK-AM–08/14/2013