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Black CNN Employee Who Was Called An ‘Animal’ Deserves An Apology

The friend of a black CNN camerawoman who was assaulted and called an animal at the Republican National Convention yesterday says that officials did not do enough and owe her friend an apology. Jamila Bey, who […]

08/29/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.

08/08/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Georgia State Conference NAACP to Seek GDOT Investigation for Racial Discrimination

ATLANTA (WAOK)-After several references to the lack of minority contractors hired by the Georgia Department of Transportation during the debate over passage of the T-SPLOST referendum, the Georgia State Conference NAACP has sent a letter containing the […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2012

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Black Couple Says Racism Forced Wedding Relocation

A Mississippi couple says the church where they planned to get married turned them away because they are black.

WAOK-AM–07/28/2012

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Redding News Review Reports: Two Auburn Football Players Called Black Guy And Sister “N” Word

  ATLANTA, July 22, 2012, 7 p.m. – The Atlanta father of two Auburn University students is using social media to get justice for his children who he said were racially harassed and one was sent […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2012

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BREAKING: George Zimmerman makes fun of Trayvon Martin

The killer of a 17-year-old Florida man in February made fun of him during a recent jailhouse call. George Zimmerman, who has been released on $1 million bond, made fun of Trayvon Martin, a young […]

07/17/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: 13 Year Old Black Boy Shot By 75 Year Old White Neighbor

According to NewsOne.com, A 13-year-old Black boy was shot dead by his 75-year-old White next door neighbor, John Henry Spooner, after falsely being accused of breaking into the shooter’s home and stealing guns, WDJT-TV, CBS-58 in […]

WAOK-AM–06/05/2012

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STD Awareness

April is STD Awareness Month and with nearly half of all new cases of Sexual Transmitted Diseases being amongst teens and young people 15- 24 this was  a conversation we had to have. Our Mentors […]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2012

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Young Money, Smart Money

Do you remember as a child knowing “what” you wanted to be when you grew up? A doctor, a lawyer, a firefighter, most of our childhood career goals changed as we got older and became […]

WAOK-AM–04/23/2012

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Putting An End To Bullying By Embracing Differences

Differences make each and every person unique, how these differences are what build character but are what also builds hate (distain). Ignorance in accepting differences is what has lead to many of the unfortunate bullying […]

04/16/2012

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