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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

Residents of Friendship Towers say  the air conditioning remains insufficient. Temperatures in the building range at more than 85 degrees. The high-rise apartment building is across the street from where construction is underway for the new Georgia Dome. The owner of the apartments, Friendship Baptist Church, received a reported $19.5 million to tear down its 105 year old sanctuary to make room for the new Dome. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

They Go To Court This Afternoon: Friendship Towers Residents Say “People Should Not Have To Live Like This!”

Residents of Friendship Towers still say the conditions there are “unbearable.” A hearing is set for this afternoon in Fulton County Superior Court. Friendship Baptist Church was ordered last month to cover all attorney’s fees […]

WAOK-AM–07/20/2015

Residents of Friendship Towers have expressed concern about the living conditions at the facility which houses mostly low-income elderly (Credit: Derrick Boazman/CBS Local)

Friendship Towers Tries To Evict Tenants: “God’s People Should Not Be Harassed In This Way”

Fulton County Magistrate Court tosses out an effort by Friendship Towers to evict a tenant, with activists saying they will “continue to fight” a second eviction. State Senator Vincent Fort calls it “just reprehensible that […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2015

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Atlanta Protestors Rally Against Ferguson Decision

V103/WAOK News Reporter Erica Walker describes the scene as “peaceful, intense at times, especially when there was a moment of silence.” Erica, who spent hours at the protest at Underground Atlanta last evening says, they […]

WAOK-AM–11/26/2014

Courtesy of Clark-Atlanta University

ICYMI: Kevin Weston Talks CAU Panthers Football

On the 10-10-14 edition of the HBCU Report we were joined by Clark-Atlanta Panthers football Coach Kevin Weston to talk about last week’s 20-7 loss to the Morehouse Maroon Tigers and we previewed this weekend’s […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2014

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Maroon Tigers’ Defense Steps Up In 20-10 Win Over Paine

Last week it was the Morehouse offense showing off its guns, this week it was the defense’s chance to roar. The Maroon Tigers recorded five sacks, three interceptions and two forced fumbles and won their […]

WAOK-AM–09/29/2014

Courtesy of the Chicago Football Classic

Morehouse Defeats Central State In The Chicago Classic 43-9

The Maroon Tigers scored Chicago style – early and often – and posted a 43-9 win over the Central State Marauders, in their second appearance in the Chicago Football Classic. Quarterback Monqavious Johnson completed 16 […]

WAOK-AM–09/22/2014

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HBCU Report: Rich Freeman Talks AT&T Nation’s Classic

September 13, 2014 — After scoring first on a Monqavious Johnson to Lake McGuffie touchdown pass, the Maroon Tigers failed to find any offensive rhythm and fell to the Howard University Bison 35-17, in the […]

WAOK-AM–09/13/2014

Courtesy of Edward Waters College

ICYMI: Alvin Wyatt Talks Edward Waters Football

On the 9-5-14 edition of the HBCU Report we were joined by Edward Waters’ football Coach Alvin Wyatt to talk about the 2014 season, this week’s matchup versus Morehouse, and expectations for his 1st full […]

WAOK-AM–09/05/2014

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Atlanta Prepares To Open Center For Civil And Human Rights

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Atlanta Center for Civil and Human Rights is preparing for its official opening this weekend.  The Center for Civil and Human Rights is the new home to various authentic documents and exclusive […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2014

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