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Markel Hutchins Gives Clarity

Activist Markel Hutchins recently took a police training course in efforts to have a better understanding of the current training courses that officers must pass and to have a hands on experience in what officers […]



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 […]


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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. […]


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 filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought this month by civil rights activist Markel […]


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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, […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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.


Prayer Vigil For SCLC Is Tonight!!!

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


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…