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Rally Held in Ferguson Over Police Killing Of Michael Brown

Missouri Governor Declares State of Emergency

While a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury continues to deliberate whether to indict Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown, Governor Jay Nixon, has declared a state of emergency and has called on the National […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2014

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Early Voter Numbers Could Signal Big Changes In Georgia

Early voters poured from the Advance Voting area of the Cobb County Government Center on Lower Roswell Road Friday evening, October 31st. It was the final day for early voting in the election being held […]

WAOK-AM–11/01/2014

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The Black Community’s Ugly Dark Secret?

In a recent interview, NBA Hall of Famer and commentator Charles Barkley stated that blacks are “brainwashed” to block other blacks whom are successful, alluding to the crabs in the barrel concept. While his controversial […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2014

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New Michael Brown Autopsy Leaked

A St. Louis Medical Examiner, who is not affiliated with the investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown, reported that the unarmed teenager was shot at close range, supporting Officer Darren Wilson’s claim that […]

WAOK-AM–10/24/2014

A worker guards the entrance of the Ebola treatment center of aid agency Doctors Without Borders on Oct. 3, 2014 where NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo, who has been infected with the Ebola virus is being treated. (credit: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ebola: Is It Time to Panic?

With new reports of the Ebola outbreak, coupled with a CDC director who has admitted that the proper precautions were not taken, and flights continuing to come from Liberia, do you feel there is a […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2014

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Do You Accept Your Black Heritage?

In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, actor Raven Simone stated that she did not want to be labeled as Gay or African-American. The actress stated that she did not wanted to be labeled as […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2014

The Cosby Show

Black Television Shows and How We are Portrayed

The days of positive black television shows such as The Cosby Show, Goodtimes, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, have long passed. However, with the new sitcom Black-ish starring Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Laurence Fishburn, there may be a shift in black programming that could be a symbol of positivity in black television, which could compete with some of today’s popular black reality shows.

WAOK-AM–09/24/2014

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How We Discipline Our Children

Years ago corporal punishment was used as the primary means of disciplining children. However, as time has passed many parents and have selected alternate means to discipline their child, such as time out, rather than […]

WAOK-AM–09/17/2014

Witness

Are Whites More Believable Than Blacks?

Are whites more believable than blacks? Host Rashad Richey posed the question, after two additional witnesses in Michael Brown shooting came forward accompanied by a video, confirming that the unarmed teenager had his hands in […]

WAOK-AM–09/16/2014

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Was Ray Rice Given the Proper Punishment

New video has surfaced of Ray Rice and his then fiance Janay Palmer in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino in which the couple was involved in a violent dispute. The video shows Janay […]

WAOK-AM–09/10/2014

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