real talk with Rashad richey

Korean War Veterans Memorial

Veterans Share Their Stories with Rashad Richey

In celebration of Memorial Day, Rashad Richey was joined by two Vietnam Veterans, Eldson McGhee and Elijah Fobbs. Both shared detailed war stories and their struggles after serving their country, along with the military industrial […]

WAOK-AM–9 hours ago

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Congressman Hank Johnson Succeeds on Police Demilitarization Bill

Congressman Hank Johnson has been pushing his Police Demilitarization Bill for months now in efforts to prevent police departments from having military grade weapons to use on civilians. President Barack Obama did not sign the […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2015

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Union City Mayor Speaks on Ariston Waiters Case

The Mayor of Union City, Vince Williams, called into Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey on the new investigation into the police shooting that claimed the life of unarmed teen Ariston Waiters in 2012. […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2015

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Mother of Ariston Waiters Speaks With Rashad After Case is Reopened

The Mother of Ariston Waiters, an unarmed Union City teen that was shot twice in the back and killed by a Union City Police Officer, called in to Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey […]

WAOK-AM–05/19/2015

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Witness to Freddie Gray Arrest Talks with Rashad

Kevin Moore, the witness to the Freddie Gray arrest and also the man behind the camera of the video that went viral showing Freddie Gray’s limp body being placed into a Baltimore Police wagon called […]

WAOK-AM–05/08/2015

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions. (Getty Images)

Prescription Narcotics Leads to Fulton County Lawsuit

Abusing prescription drugs is an epidemic that spreads across the country and effects all races. While this epidemic continues to spread, pharmaceutical companies continue to bring in large sums in revenue. Dr. Rod Edmond, stopped […]

WAOK-AM–05/05/2015

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Markel Hutchins Gives Clarity

Activist Markel Hutchins recently took a police training course in efforts to have a better understanding of the current training courses that officers must pass and to have a hands on experience in what officers […]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2015

Jesse Kidder Body Cam

Good Cop or Good Example of White Privilege?

Ohio Police Officer, Jesse Kidder, was confronted by an aggressive white male, who was then suspected to have killed two people, asking to be shot by the police officer, and went as far as running […]

WAOK-AM–04/22/2015

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Is There a Solution to Police Shootings?

Is there a remedy to prevent the recent police shootings from occurring again? Do we as a community need to do more than simply have “the talk” with our young black men? Rashad Richey posed […]

WAOK-AM–04/20/2015

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Hank Johnson to Speak at Home Going Service for Nick Thomas

Congressman Hank Johnson has stood alone on capitol hill in his fight for the demilitarization of the police, but also in voicing his frustration and anger with congress for not acting or speaking on the […]

WAOK-AM–04/17/2015

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