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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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NAACP Celebrates Jubilee Emancipation Day, Gun Buy Back And A New High School For Underserved Kids

The end of the year is coming and the  NAACP  is gearing up for new initiatives.  One  of them is the Atlanta Gun Buy Back  happening January  16th .  Mary Ross Interim Executive Director  of the NAACP  […]

WAOK-AM–12/20/2013

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September Closes Out Sickle Cell Awareness Month and The NAACP Atlanta Talks Upcoming Events

This week Atlanta Up Close is helping bring awareness to Sickle Cell Disease. September is the national month of Sickle Cell Awareness. Cynthia will have Gerald Mansfield, operations manager of The Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, […]

WAOK-AM–09/24/2013

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NAACP To Rally For Teen Found Rolled Up In Wrestling Mat

The Georgia NAACP is calling for a federal investigation into the death of a Valdosta teenager found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in his school gym.

09/14/2013

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