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Zimmerman Lawyers Quit

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 (AP/WAOK) — Attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen have withdrawn as his counsel, saying they haven’t heard from him since Sunday.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-AM–04/10/2012

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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 […]

WAOK-AM–04/05/2012

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[VIDEO] Congressman Bobby Rush Kicked Off House Floor For Wearing Hoodie

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 […]

WAOK-AM–03/28/2012

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Students Stage Major Rally Monday To Protest Death Of Trayvon Martin

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-AM–03/26/2012

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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. […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: A Cry Out For Our Young Black Men

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 […]

WAOK-AM–03/19/2012

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Occupy Atlanta And Others Rally Against Bill To Ban Protests And More

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 […]

WAOK-AM–03/16/2012

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Decatur Residents Protest Opening Of New Walmart

Dozens of residents of Decatur are protesting plans to open a Walmart near the city’s downtown square.

03/11/2012

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Man Burns New Jersey Flag Out Of Protest To Whitney Houston’s Tribute

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, […]

WAOK-AM–02/21/2012

Please Sign Up for the Gwinnett County Board of Education Meeting thats Happening this Thursday!

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 […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2012

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