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Reverend Bernice King Asks Brothers To Reconsider Sale Of Prized Items

ATLANTA (AP) — The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday urged her brothers to search their consciences and reconsider their plan to sell the civil rights icon’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. King’s […]

WAOK-AM–03/07/2014

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Too Much Truth – Bernice King’s Press Conference

Today on Too Much Truth, Derrick Boazman attended the press conference of Bernice King in regards to the selling of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Nobel Peace Prize and Bible. To get you up to speed, last week […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2014

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Keepin’ It Real with Rev. Al Sharpton: “The Unsung Heroes of Black History”

On today’s show Al Sharpton wanted to pay homage to important figures in black history that we may overlook. He asked listeners to call in and discuss who they felt were influential figures, that may […]

WAOK-AM–02/04/2014

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MLK Estate Wants His Daughter To Give Up His Nobel Peace Prize, Bible

The estate of Martin Luther King Jr. is asking a judge to force the civil rights icon’s daughter to relinquish her father’s Nobel Peace Prize and “traveling” Bible.

02/04/2014

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King Week Activities

ATLANTA (WAOK) This is traditionally one of the busiest weeks of the year in Atlanta. Its a week when thousands of people from around the country and sometimes even from around the world come to […]

WAOK-AM–01/17/2014

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Atlanta Area Leaders Mourning Nelson Mandela

Several religious, civil rights and political leaders from Georgia said the death of former South African President and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela marked the end of an era in the realm of social justice.

12/05/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: An Atlanta Profile With Dr. Stinson-Phillips

We had the privilege of talking to Dr. Babs Stinson-Phillips, who is the former personal assistant to Dr. Martin Luther King. She told us a fascinating story about her life as a personal assistant to […]

WAOK-AM–10/19/2013

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Belafonte Sues Martin Luther King Jr. Estate In NY

Harry Belafonte has sued the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. in New York over the fate of three documents he tried to sell at auction.

10/15/2013

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King Center Week Events Underway

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Plans have been announced to mark the beginning of the year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The 2013 observance of Dr. King’s birthday […]

WAOK-AM–01/13/2013

Redding News Review Sunday August 1

Rob Redding’s “Resurrection” A Top Seller

ATLANTA – Rob Redding’s e-book this week landed in the top 5 on the Amazon.com list of “Hot New Releases” and “Amazon Best Sellers” listing for the “Top 100″ books in less than a week.Redding’s “Resurrection: A Historical Anthology […]

WAOK-AM–04/15/2012

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