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Coalition groups vowed Friday in Atlanta to rise together and stand against the hatred that lead to the deadly mass shooting at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. (l-r) Hank Stewart, Rainbow Push Coalition; Mary-Pat Hector, National Action Network Youth Movement; Robert Patillo; Rob Woods, Georgia Equality; Amanda Hill-Attkinsson, Deputy Director of Georgia Equality; Chountelle Bullock, Rainbow Push; Janis Mathis, Rainbow Push Coalition; Markel Hutchins, MovementForward; Herman Andrews, Executive Committee Officer, National Council of Urban League Guilds; Nancy Flake Johnson, President of the Urban League Guild of Greater Atlanta; and Joe Beasley with Rainbow Push Coalition. (Credit: maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Charleston Gunman “Acted Out Of Evil”: Coalition Groups Vow To Rise Together And Stand Against Hate

Members of various Civil and Human Rights groups gathered in Atlanta Friday in a show of solidarity against violence and hatred. They vowed to fight the “hatred shown in the mass shooting” at a historically […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2015

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Grieving Mother Says “Kids Need To Stop Aspiring To Go To Prison And Aspire To Go To College”

Stephanie Stone’s 14 year old son, Paul Sampleton Jr., was murdered on December 19, 2012. “Senseless violence” is what Stone and Paul Sampleton Sr. call their son’s death on the website for the foundation established […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2015

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“Those Hearses Could Be Carrying Someone Who Died At The Hands Of Violence”

A community procession of hearses preceeded the Stop The Violence campaign and rally. It was held Sunday at Greater Travelers Rest Church in Decatur. Sponsored by the Georgia Funeral Service Practioner’s Association, the rally addressed […]

02/23/2015

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The Sidney Wood Show: It’s Free Your Mind Friday

Today was ‘Free Your Mind Friday’ with Mary-Pat Hector. Mary-Pat brought some of her friends to have panel discussion about gun violence, stand your ground, respecting elders, and much more. Also, Marcus Coleman stopped by […]

WAOK-AM–01/11/2014

Free Your Mind Friday

The Sidney Wood Show: Free Your Mind with Mary-Pat Hector

Today on the Sidney Wood Show we had friends to the show Mary-Pat Hector and Charlotte Watkins and they discussed various topics with Sidney from the viewpoint of a younger generation.  Relationships, marriage, love….look just sit back […]

WAOK-AM–12/27/2013

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Too Much Truth – Youth Move Political Forum

Today on Too Much Truth, DB was joined by to young ladies who are determined to make a difference. Mary Pat Hector and Erica Thomas are part of the Youth Move of Nation Action Network, […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2013

Atlanta Up Close with Cynthia Mallard

Attorney Omara Harris Closes Black Music Month and National Action Network Youth Move Leads Social Action

This Sunday, its the  last day of Black Music Month  closing out series and entertainment attorney  Omara Harris sits down with Cynthia  to discuss music in film and television and how we as artist aren’t […]

WAOK-AM–07/01/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: What Has The Democratic Party Done Lately For Black America?

Today on the show, Rashad Richey, Political Strategist for the Democratic Party, talked about the many facets of politics. We also had Mary Pat Hector of Youth in Action in the studio to talk about […]

WAOK-AM–06/20/2013

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It’s A Done Deal!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the Atlanta Falcons stadium being approved and one step closer to build the $1 billion stadium. We also have Mayor Kasim Reed’s comments while he […]

WAOK-AM–03/08/2013