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Atlanta Hawks Seek Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

One month after the Atlanta Hawks racial firestorm ignited, the team is looking for a Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. The posting, on the Hawks’ Web site, lists the job as a full-time position. The […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2014

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Atlanta Civil Rights Activists Offended After Hawks Cancel Meeting On Racially-Charged Statements

Atlanta Civil Rights activists staged a sit-in inside the lobby of Philips Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 10. .They sang “We Shall Overcome”, a song of protest that became a main anthem of the Civil Rights Movement. […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2014

Amid a recent string of crimes involving students around the university, some Georgia Tech students are fighting for the right to carry a concealed handgun on campus. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Rights Group Defends Georgia Self Defense Law

ATLANTA (AP) – A gun rights group wants to defend a federal challenge of Georgia’s controversial self-defense law. The group GeorgiaCarry.org filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought this month by civil rights activist Markel […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2012

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Activist Challenges Georgia “Stand Your Ground Law” In Federal Court

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A civil rights activist is challenging Georgia’s controversial self-defense law in federal court. The Rev. Markel Hutchins says he filed the lawsuit Monday in Atlanta  in response to the death of Trayvon Martin, […]

WAOK-AM–04/09/2012

Janis & Daveda Mathis

Legal Talk on Powertalk…

On today’s Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White, we had a few guests to come in to address legal issues surrounding the SCLC and general court battles. First up was Markel  Hutchins, who laid the cards […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2011

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Estate of Katherine Johnston Sued

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Almost 5 years after 92 year old Kathryn Johnston was killed in a botched drug raid by Atlanta Police, the man who was the spokesperson for the family is suing the estate. Civil Rights Activist […]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2011

SCLC Holds Second Convention

A second SCLC convention begins Friday and President Markel Hutchins tells us the gathering will address HIV/AIDS disparities in the black community.

08/12/2010

Prayer Vigil For SCLC Is Tonight!!!

King led prayer vigil scheduled for tonight at Ebenezer Baptist Church…

08/06/2010

Rev. Markel Hutchins on "Too Much Truth" Talking About Immigration

Hear What He Had To Say And Then Leave A Comment Explaining Why You Agree Or Disagree…

05/05/2010

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