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Beyond Trayvon Martin

The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, has sparked a social justice movement in America like never before. Everyone has spoken out including President Barack Obama and our mentees and mentors talked about it. How […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2012

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I Am Trayvon Martin: Justice From The TrayVon Martin Express

This past Thursday the TMT family traveled to Sanford, Florida to Rally for Trayvon Martin. Please View Our Photo Gallery Below…

WAOK-AM–03/23/2012

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Thousands Rally For Justice For Trayvon Martin In Sanford And Atlanta

ATLANTA (WAOK)-On a day of rallies around the country for justice for Trayvon Martin, two key figures close to the case have decided to step aside to allow tensions to cool down. Sanford Police Chief […]

WAOK-AM–03/22/2012

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Andrew Breitbart Dead at 43

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The conservative blogger and commentator who became embroiled in controversy over the firing of Shirley Sherrod from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has died. Andrew Breitbart was apparently found in his near his home […]

WAOK-AM–03/01/2012

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The Battle Of The Black Race: Is There A Division In The Black Race Between the Bourgeois Blacks And Urban Blacks?

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we took a closer look at the division of the black race.  Earlier this week we spoke with nationally recognized MSNBC Journalist Toure` about his new book “Are You […]

WAOK-AM–02/24/2012

Civil War-Era Slave Auction Re-Enacted At St. Louis Courthouse

Another Gwinnett County School in Trouble Over Slavery

LILBURN, Ga (WAOK)-Parents at another Gwinnett County elementary school are upset after, they say, a teacher organized and participated in a game with children involving slavery reenactment. At least two third-grade students from Camp Creek […]

WAOK-AM–01/26/2012

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Lowery Says Obama Is Being Thwarted By ‘Racism’

Rev. Joseph Lowery was a special guest on the Rob Redding show, and he states that the reason why President Obama is “failing” is because he is dealing a lot of racism. He states that “People who […]

WAOK-AM–01/18/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Principal Speaks Out, and So Does the Community!

In a recent statement issued by Principal Jose DeJesus, many community leaders and parents still are not satisfied. In fact they still want the teachers responsible fired. Today we had the pleasure of speaking with […]

WAOK-AM–01/11/2012

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Parents Protest Slavery Math Lesson

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 […]

WAOK-AM–01/10/2012

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A “Tea Party Member” Threatens The President And Called His Children “Monkeys”

It is no secret that there have been increased racial attacks against President Obama. Now the attacks have taken another turn as a member of the Tea Party has threatened to assassinate the President and his family.  Click […]

WAOK-AM–12/20/2011

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