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Bernice King Distances Herself From Brothers: “We Are Different People, With Different Minds”

In the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where her father was eulogized and her grandmother was killed, more King family pain was made bare Thursday afternoon by the late Coretta and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s youngest […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2014

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Governor Promises To Honor Dr. King At Annual Ebenezer King Day Service

Atlanta (WAOK)-In celebration of the annual Martin Luther King Day, dignitaries and citizens alike, gathered at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, to commemorate the legacy and works of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King […]

WAOK-AM–01/20/2014

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Too Much Truth – Is This Insulting?

Today on Too Much Truth, people are outraged over this party flyer that is circulating all over the internet. It’s a flyer that is advertising a twerk party for young adults during the Martin Luther King Holiday […]

WAOK-AM–01/14/2014

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Atlanta Holds Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela

Atlanta (WAOK) — The World Affairs Council of Atlanta and Morehouse College will be holding a memorial service for Former South African President Mandela. Mandela passed away Thursday, December 5th, 2013 after a battle with […]

WAOK-AM–12/09/2013

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children In New Court Battle Over Legacy

As the nation and world celebrated the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, his two sons and daughter were caught up in their latest fight over control of their father’s legacy.

09/04/2013

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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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Atlanta Sports Fans Have Been Given A Check Marked NSF!

As we prepare to celebrate and honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington where Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have A Dream Speech” I ask this question; Has ownership of […]

WAOK-AM–08/23/2013

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Congress Commemorates 1963 March On Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans and Democrats are meeting in the grand Statuary Hall of the Capitol to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Wednesday’s ceremony was being […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013

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Decades After King’s Death, Memphis Jobs At Risk

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forty-five years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed supporting a historic sanitation workers strike in Memphis, the city’s garbage and trash collectors are fighting to hold on to […]

04/03/2013

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Group Not Allowed To Use Name Of Civil Rights Icon

ATLANTA (AP) — The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has refused to allow the organization that led the effort to build his monument on the National Mall to continue using his name. The Martin […]

03/28/2013

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