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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

The Confederate Flag was removed from the  South Carolina statehouse in Columbia on Friday in the wake of the nine murders at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

I’m Black and I Support The Confederate Flag

The Confederate Flag has sparked many debates across the country, and many of considered the debate to be yet another cause of racial tension in the United States. However, there are few African American citizens […]

WAOK-AM–07/03/2015

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - JUNE 19:  In this image from the video uplink from the detention center to the courtroom, Dylann Roof appears at Centralized Bond Hearing Court June 19, 2015 in North Charleston, South Carolina. Roof is charged with nine counts of murder and firearms charges in the shooting deaths at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17. (Photo by Grace Beahm-Pool/Getty Images)

Rashad Richey: Wake Up And Smell The Racism

After 21-year-old white male Dylann Roof decided to go postal on innocent Emmanuel AME congregation members in Charleston, South Carolina – committing nothing less than acts of racially motivated domestic terrorism – there were many […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2015

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Remembering James ‘Alley Pat’ Patrick

Emmy Award Winning Journalist and friend, Maynard Eaton, stopped by Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey on the life and legacy of Civil Rights Activist, and radio legend James “Alley Pat” Patrick. Alley Pat’s […]

WAOK-AM–06/30/2015

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Mother of Jordan Davis Brings her Strength to the Big Screen

Lucia McBath, the mother of Jordan Davis the Florida teen that was murdered for playing loud music while sitting in a car with his friends, stopped by Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey about […]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2015

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A Close Connection to the Charleston, SC Shooting

As new details emerge in the tragic shooting of nine innocent African-Americans in the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC, Rashad Richey is joined by professor and political analyst Dr. Jason Jones to discuss […]

WAOK-AM–06/22/2015

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Atlanta Reacts to Charleston, SC Hate Crime

Nine people were murdered at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC Wednesday evening by 21-year-old while male, Dylann Roof. Among the deceased was South Carolina State Representative Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney. […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2015

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Rashad Richey On Rachel Dolezal – In Black And White

OK – Rachel Dolezal has either pulled one of the most elaborate racial identity hoaxes in recent history or she’s terribly confused about her ethnic origins. It’s baffling that many in the African-American community are […]

06/18/2015

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Bridging the Divide or Widening the Gap

Controversial Activist Reverend Markel Hutchins, hosted a community forum with local police officials and community members in efforts to “bridge the divide” between law enforcement and the community. While some would say that his intentions […]

WAOK-AM–06/17/2015

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“I Identify As Black” But Does She Identify With the Struggle?

Rachael Dolezal set the country on fire when her biological parents outed her as passing for an African American woman. Rachael Dolezal tanned her skin, curled her hair and lived a life as a black […]

WAOK-AM–06/17/2015

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