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Race Relations In America: Where Are We Now?

Are race relations in America improving or more intense? While the election of President Obama brought out the racist side in many Americans that were opposed to his leading the country, we now face multiple […]

WAOK-AM–07/03/2015

Coalition groups vowed Friday in Atlanta to rise together and stand against the hatred that lead to the deadly mass shooting at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. (l-r) Hank Stewart, Rainbow Push Coalition; Mary-Pat Hector, National Action Network Youth Movement; Robert Patillo; Rob Woods, Georgia Equality; Amanda Hill-Attkinsson, Deputy Director of Georgia Equality; Chountelle Bullock, Rainbow Push; Janis Mathis, Rainbow Push Coalition; Markel Hutchins, MovementForward; Herman Andrews, Executive Committee Officer, National Council of Urban League Guilds; Nancy Flake Johnson, President of the Urban League Guild of Greater Atlanta; and Joe Beasley with Rainbow Push Coalition. (Credit: maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Charleston Gunman “Acted Out Of Evil”: Coalition Groups Vow To Rise Together And Stand Against Hate

Members of various Civil and Human Rights groups gathered in Atlanta Friday in a show of solidarity against violence and hatred. They vowed to fight the “hatred shown in the mass shooting” at a historically […]

WAOK-AM–06/19/2015

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Too Much Truth: Rachel Dolezal, What Are You Mad About?

On Too Much Truth, we discussed the real reason why people should be upset with Rachel Dolezal. It’s not because she is a white woman that was the president of a NAACP chapter. It’s not […]

06/15/2015

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Noted Civil Rights Journalist Claude Sitton Dead

ATLANTA (AP) — Journalist Claude Sitton, who was a leader among reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and ’60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, has died. […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2015

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Mark Owens: Top 5 Sports Bucket List Items

I’m spoiled when it comes to doing cool stuff. I work for the Braves, so I’ve been there for memorable events (infield fly rule game, Chipper Jones and Bobby Cox Retirement Nights, concerts, etc). Plus, […]

92.9 The Game–03/09/2015

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Mark Owens: “I failed myself.”

The Return of the “Spring” Race to AMS has come and gone. There was some great racing, decent crowds and odd moments (how do you fail to get so many cars through inspection?). I was […]

92.9 The Game–03/02/2015

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Mark Owens: Top 5 Things To Remember For The NASCAR Race Weekend

The Labor Day Race is no more at Atlanta Motor Speedway and personally, I love it. As a NASCAR fan, we finally don’t have to juggle College Football, Baseball and Concerts in what has become […]

92.9 The Game–02/18/2015

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Study: Black Women Have Highest Death Risk Of Breast Cancer

According to a new study, a person’s chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer can depend on their race and ethnicity.

01/14/2015

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Clinton: Ga. Senate Race About ‘Growing Together’

Former President Bill Clinton is rallying Georgia Democrats on the final day of early voting, telling them the state’s high-profile race for Senate is about “growing together” for a stronger country.

10/31/2014

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Judge Penny Brown Reynolds: Race in America

Today’s show focused on Race in America.  Judge Penny Reynolds spoke on the Twenty Year Anniversary of the OJ Simpson trial, race in politics, President Obama’s speech on Race,  Black on Black in Politics, Racial […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2014

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