Mayor Kasim Reed

Civil Rights veteran Dr. Joseph Lowery addressed the filled room of advocates observing the "Struggle for the 1965 Voting Rights Act". (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Stand Up For Voter Rights: “When We Were Marching, We Didn’t Have Cellphones. We Used What We Had To Bring About Change.”

The cover of the luncheon program was a tribute to Mrs. Rosa Parks, the seamstress turned Civil Rights lightening rod. The 50th Observance of the Struggle for the 1965 Voting Rights Act luncheon was held […]

WAOK-AM–08/04/2015

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says that his Administration is committed to protecting the safety and health of all Atlanta residents. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Mayor Reed Says “Conditions At Friendship Towers Are At Crisis Level!”

Click below to hear Mayor Kasim Reed talk about why he’s gotten involved in the residents versus Friendship Towers situation.

WAOK-AM–07/22/2015

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Mike Moore Interviews: (Video) Mayor Reed Talks Police Body Cameras

ATLANTA, GA- In the wake of several police shootings nationwide and here in metro Atlanta, there has been a call all across the country for law enforcement to supply their officers with body cameras. I […]

WAOK-AM–06/30/2015

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says he is considering a Homeless Opportunity  Bond to help combat the problem (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Mayor Reed Considers Homeless Opportunity Bond For Atlanta

Fresh from announcing that the City of Atlanta has made “significant progress” in taking care of homeless veterans, Mayor Kasim Reed is apparently ready to tackle the problem in the rest of the community. I […]

WAOK-AM–06/09/2015

Photo: Courtesy of Mike Moore

Kasim Reed Talks: Protesters And Atlanta Police Response

ATLANTA, GA (WAOK)- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed stopped by the WAOK studios for another “Kasim Reed Talks” interviews. Reed talked about several areas of city governance. As part of the “Moore on the Story” video […]

WAOK-AM–05/28/2015

Thomas Dimitroff rides (Credit: Atlanta Falcons)

Atlanta Falcons To Rise Up And Bike: Friday Is Bike To Work Day

Tomorrow is National Bike to Work Day, and Atlanta Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff is apparently ready to ride. Rise Up and Bike to Work is presented by Northside Hospital. According to the Atlanta Falcons, […]

WAOK-AM–05/14/2015

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Mayor Reed: Thank You All For Your Leadership And Your Sacrifice

Civil Rights leaders, and the families of leaders who have passed on, applauded, nodded, and prayed. They attended the City of Atlanta’s commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Selma-Montgomery March. Monday’s event, in the […]

WAOK-AM–03/03/2015

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Atlanta Planning Event To Commemorate Selma March

Atlanta city officials, civil rights leaders and others are planning a special event to honor the upcoming 50th anniversary of a march for voting rights in Selma, Alabama.

02/28/2015

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Courtney English Sets the Record Straight

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, Chairman of the Atlanta Public Schools, Courtney English, stopped by to discuss the ongoing rift between Mayor Kasim Reed and APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen, in regards to the […]

WAOK-AM–02/11/2015

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Former APS Chief On Deeds Transfer: “Children Can’t Wait On Adults”

The Atlanta Public School System wants to get rid of some surplus property to bring in revenue but has hit a snag. Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen says it can’t unload the properties because the City […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2015

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