Today in Charlotte, a group of 100 protesters were shouting “Obama is a traitor,” while others laid down in the streets outside of the Democratic National Convention. The demonstration was called after protesters demanded for the release of Bradley Manning, a […]
Gay rights activists and other supporters of marriage equality plan a national “Kiss In” at Chick-fil-A restaurants Friday to protest the fast-food chain owners’ opposition to same-sex unions.
A memorial honoring an ancestor of first lady Michele Obama is being met with some opposition from the Clayton County community.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WAOK) — Attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen have withdrawn as his counsel, saying they haven’t heard from him since Sunday. Attorney Craig Sonner said […]
WAOK Wants To Know… Do You Think America Would Be Fighting For Trayvon Martin Case If George Zimmerman Was Black?
On Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques -White, we discussed the recent concerns by many people who feel that too much attention has been given to the Trayvon Martin case. Some conservatives and many citizens feel that people […]
Illinois Representative, Bobby Rush, was escorted off the senate floor Wednesday morning after putting on a hoodie and a pair of sun glasses in protest for Trayvon Martin. Before his speech, Rush approached the floor […]
College students are joining civil rights leaders and others on Monday to protest the shooting death of Trayvon Martin last month. Protests and rallies have happened around the country over the past two weeks. Over 10 thousand […]
WAOK Wants To Know: Parents Protest!! Do You Think The Closing Of 13 APS School Is A Wise Decision By The Superintendent?
On today’s Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques- White, we discussed the potential closing of 13 Atlanta Public Schools. The plan to close these school was proposed by the APS Superintendent Errol Davis a few weeks ago. […]
The parents of teenager Trayvon Martin, a black teenager fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer, called on the FBI Friday to get involved in the investigation, saying they no longer trust the local police […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-Saturday February 17 will be a very busy day in downtown Atlanta. Not only will there be several events tied into St. Patrick’s Day but members of Occupy Atlanta and representatives of the civil […]