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Ebenezer Pastor Raphael Warnock Says ‘We Have A Lot At Stake In This Election’ As Sunday Voting Begins In Georgia

It’s what many in Georgia have waited for, Sunday voting. It begins this weekend, on Sunday, October 19, in Fulton County. Reverend Doctor Raphael Warnock, Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, says “Immediately […]

WAOK-AM–10/17/2014

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Lawsuit Filed Against Georgia Secretary Of State Over Voter Registrations

“Today a lawsuit was filed in Fulton County Superior Court against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp and five county boards of election”. The statement from the national Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights says that […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2014

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Hutchins: I Think The Hawks Are Going To Be An Example Of Diversity And Inclusion

Some insight perhaps into what happened during Friday’s long-awaited meeting between civil rights leaders in Atlanta and executives with the Atlanta Hawks organization. After the two hour meeting, the Reverend Markel Hutchins would only say, […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2014

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CBS Radio Atlanta Receives 2014 NAACP Partnership Award

CBS Radio Atlanta (WVEE-WZGC-WAOK) is the recipient of the Atlanta NAACP’s Partner of the Year Award. The honor was bestowed during the organization’s annual Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner that was held on Saturday, September […]

WAOK-AM–09/21/2014

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NAACP To Host “How To Stay Alive When Stopped By A Cop” Forum

In the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the Atlanta NAACP will begin hosting forums on Monday, Sept. 15. The first of several forums is […]

09/15/2014

Summer TCA Tour - Day 4

Roland Martin: #ThrowBackTuesday

Question: People often talk about the relevance of the NAACP. What exactly do you want them to address? Have you done your part? Is the problem that the people – YOU – are not willing […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2014

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Judge Accused Of Yelling ‘Run, N****, Run’ At Mentally Disabled Man After Hitting Him

A Madison County Justice Court judge faces accusations that he struck a mentally disabled man and used racial slurs while working as a security guard at an event in Canton.

05/26/2014

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Civil Rights Leaders Weigh In On The Donald Sterling Case

Numerous Civil rights leaders took to the airwaves of WAOK on Wednesday to give their opinion on the continuing saga of Donald Sterling. Those leaders included, Dekalb County NAACP President John Evans, Judge Dexter Wimbish, and […]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2014

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Atlanta NAACP Holds Gun Buy Back Day

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta NAACP President Rev. R.L. White said he had a meeting with one of the members of his church not too long ago that caused him to put together an event that will hopefully […]

WAOK-AM–01/15/2014

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Fayetteville Hosts MLK Parade And Program

Fayette County Public Schools and the Fayette County Branch of the NAACP will host the 14th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Parade and celebration from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in Fayetteville. […]

WAOK-AM–01/15/2014

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