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 […]
Dozens of residents of Decatur are protesting plans to open a Walmart near the city’s downtown square.
The father of a solider who was killed in Iraq decided to burn the state flag of New Jersey after learning that the state flew its flags at half -staff in memory of Whitney Houston. John Burri of Michigan says, […]
We will be in Gwinnett County this Thursday for the Board of Education Meeting. We will be addressing the recent issue of third grade slavery question at Beaver Ridge Elementary School. To sign up for […]
Join Us As We March on Union City-City Hall to Break the Silence! Join us on Tuesday, January 17th @ 6:00pm AND PLEASE WERE ALL BLACK!! We will bring justice to Ariston Waiters!! To here […]
Gwinnett, Co. (WAOK/AJC)-WAOK Talk show host and community activist Derrick Boazman led a group of parents in a protest outside of the Beaver Ridge Elementary school Tuesday after a lesson on Frederick Douglass prompted third-grade teachers […]