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News One Now with Roland Martin: Tragedy In Ferguson, Missouri

Today on News One Now with Roland Martin, Roland discussed the chaos in Ferguson, Missouri. In the wake of the tragic death of the unarmed 18-year old Mike Brown last Saturday, the community has expressed […]

WAOK-AM–08/14/2014

Al Sharpton And Trayvon Martin's Parents Hold News Conference In Washington

Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: Justice for Michael Brown

On today’s show, Author Andre Michael Eggelletion filled in for Reverend Sharpton. Sharpton went to visit Ferguson, Missouri where 18 year old Michael Brown was gunned down by a police officer. After the shooting, the […]

WAOK-AM–08/13/2014

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[VIDEO] Too Much Truth – Where Were You?

Yesterday marked the 22nd anniversary of the L.A. Riots/Rodney King verdict. In 1992, thousands of young African-Americans stormed to the streets of L.A. after the police officers who were involved in beating of King were found innocent of […]

WAOK-AM–05/01/2013

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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Autopsy Results Expected In Rodney King Death

 Rialto, Ca (MetroNet/WAOK)- There is word that Rodney King may have been drinking and smoking marijuana in the hours before his death Sunday morning.  According to celebrity website TMZ.com, King’s fiancée, Cynthia Kelley, gave that information to the […]

WAOK-AM–06/18/2012

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Rodney King Dead

Los Angeles (CBS/WAOK) Rodney King, whose beating by police officers in 1991 was captured on videotape, exacerbating racial tensions in Los Angeles, has been found dead. Capt. Randy De Anda confirmed King’s death with Los […]

WAOK-AM–06/17/2012

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Rodney King Made Headlines 20 Years Ago

Twenty years ago today, the nation was shocked when footage of Los Angeles Police brutally beating a man was released.  That man was Rodney King. King was beaten in the streets of L.A after he […]

WAOK-AM–03/03/2011

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Egypt on Fire! Atlantans Offer Support

Protesters filled Egyptian streets Friday and defied a curfew, as the United States toughened its calls for reforms. Thousands of protesters have been rioting in the streets of Cairo and other cities calling for President […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2011

Riots in Haiti Over Election Results

Haitian election results were greeted by street protests and questions about its integrity. A former first lady and a candidate backed by the outgoing president were to go through to a runoff, while a popular […]

12/09/2010

Possible Problems for the World Cup?

People in some of the poor townships in South Africa are threatening to stage street protests as the world focuses on the World Cup

06/06/2010

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