Mawuli Davis

Attorneys Leighton Moore (left) and Mawuli Davis (right) are representing Brandon Bradley (center). Bradley is the younger brother of Troy Robinson who died after being tasered by a DeKalb County police officer on August 6, 2015. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

DeKalb Taser Death By Cop: “Running From Police Should Not Be A Death Sentence”

Attorney Leighton Moore says the DeKalb County police officer who tased Troy Robinson on August 6, 2015, violated Taser policy. According to Moore, “The Taser policy actually says it will cause most everyone to fall. […]

WAOK-AM–08/17/2015

Charvella Hamm points to the area of her son that was injured. Video captured him being beaten by security guards at Stonecrest Mall in Lithonia, Georgia. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Update: Mother Of 15 Year Old Beaten By Mall Security Guards To Meet With D-A Monday. Listen To V103 For Details Monday Morning!

UPDATE: 08-10-2015: Judge Rules There’s Not Enough Evidence To Issue Arrest Warrants: Mother Will Now Take Case To Dekalb County D-A When Charvella Hamm and her attorney, Mawuli Davis, appear in Dekalb Magistrate Court today, […]

WAOK-AM–08/16/2015

Kevin Moran is with the Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition. (Courtesy of Kevin Moran)

Civil Rights Advocate: It’s Time For Folks Who Look Like Me To Show Solidarity, If They Are Not Racists And Believe In Justice

Seven years ago, the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Act was passed by Congress. It required the FBI and U.S. Justice Department to “devote intensive investigations” during a 10-year period to address the unsolved civil […]

08/03/2015

Bounkham Phonesavanh, also known as Baby Bou Bou, was 18-months old when a flash-bang grenade landed in his crib critically injuring him. (Courtesy of the Phonesavanh family)

Deputy Sheriff Charged In Grenade Incident That Injured Baby Bou Bou

A former Habersham County Sheriff’s Deputy is charged in the 2014 incident that left a toddler critically injured. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta, 29 year old Nikki Autry has been indicted by […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2015

File photo of a person walking in handcuffs. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Son Beaten At Stonecrest Mall: Mother Wants Banned Security Guards Arrested

Charvella Hamm says that her son is undergoing therapy because of the beating he sustained at Stonecrest Mall in Lithonia on Saturday, June 27. The 15 year old, whose name is being withheld because of […]

WAOK-AM–07/06/2015

(Listen below) Outside GBI headquarters in Decatur, Felicia Thomas, mother of the slain Nicholas Thomas, points to a witness photograph in which Smyrna police officer Kenneth Owens is seen standing behind a pickup truck prior to opening fire on Thomas. She says that's an indication that Owens was not in fear for his life as he claimed. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Smyrna Cop Shot Nicholas Thomas In The Back: Family Accuses Police Of A Cover Up

On this Father’s Day, Huey Thomas is without one of his sons. On March 24, 2015, 23 year old Nicholas Thomas was shot and killed by Smyrna police officer Kenneth Owens. The officer claimed that […]

WAOK-AM–06/21/2015

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[VIDEO] Emmett Till And Leroy Holloway: Their Families Are Still Seeking Justice

  Deborah Watts and Janice Cameron talked with CBS Radio Atlanta’s Maria Boynton during the recent Syracuse University Cold Case Justice Initiative Program held at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. […]

WAOK-AM–06/09/2015

Law Students with the Syracuse University Cold Case Initiative are in Atlanta researching civil rights era unsolved murders (Courtesy: Scott McDowell, Cold Case Justice Initiative at Syracuse University's College of Law)

Cold Case Justice Initiative Researches Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders In Atlanta

This summer a group of students from the Cold Case Justice Initiative at Syracuse University will be working in Atlanta. They’ll be researching Civil Rights era murders. The kickoff program was held on Saturday, May […]

WAOK-AM–06/05/2015

(Participants at a prayer vigil for Baby Bou Bou in March 2015. Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Baby Bou Bou Supporters Ask Feds For Answers As Anniversary Nears

The federal investigation concerning young Bounkham Phonesavahn will be on the table today in Atlanta during a meeting with Acting U.S. Attorney John Horn. The 19-month old boy was severely injured on May 28, 2014, […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2015

(Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Supporters Of Baby Injured In SWAT Raid Meet With U.S. Attorney In Atlanta

The attorney for the family of little Bounkham “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh says he remains hopeful about the possibility of charges being filed in the botched drug raid that left the toddler permanently injured. After a […]

WAOK-AM–10/14/2014

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