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Obama Campaign Tried To Hurt Black Press

The Obama campaign got mad and dropped advertising in black newspapers due to letter about its lack of spending in black newspapers, the National Newspaper Publishers Association Chairman Cloves Campbell said. The Obama campaign had […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2013

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Blacks Becoming More Visible In Obama Administration

President Obama has given two blacks bigger titles within his administration, following criticism from the press about appointing blacks to key positions. Rob Nabors and Danielle Gray will become more visible, according to a news […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2013

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NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous Wans A Black Female Justice

Today on Rob Redding News Review, Rob says that he is shocked but glad that NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous said that he wanted to see an African-American woman on the Supreme Court. This comes after President […]

WAOK-AM–01/24/2013

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Django Director Gets An Open Letter About His Use Of The N-Word

N-word guru Attorney Roy Miller today wrote an open letter to try to get Django director Quentin Tarantino to apologize for using the N-word. Tarantino used of the N-word following garnering Best Screenplay at the […]

WAOK-AM–01/17/2013

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Jamie Foxx Gets Backlash For SNL Monologue

Actor, singer and comedian Jamie Foxx was a special guest on Saturday Night Live last Saturday for the second time. During one of his skits he sang a song that raised a few eyebrows among […]

WAOK-AM–12/10/2012

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Talk Show Host Ousted After Calling Blacks ‘Bigots’

Well known afternoon drive-time talk  show host, Kevin Slaten, has ben let go from KFNS (590 AM) for making racial comments. During his live broadcast, he made remarks about the presidential election and that African-Americans voted […]

WAOK-AM–11/13/2012

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Lowery: All Whites Are Going To Hell

During a Go Out And Vote event here in Georgia, African-American civil rights advocate Rev. Joseph Lowery spoke to an audience of African-Americans about the importance of voting. In his speech he says  “that when he […]

WAOK-AM–11/01/2012

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Sandy’s Aftermath

Today’s show was focused on the devastation of the east coast states after they were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. News outlets are reporting that 48 people are dead while millions are without power. Reports […]

10/30/2012

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DISRESPECT! Mitt Romney’s Son Threatens President Obama Read

The talk of the nation are the comments that came from the son of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. During his interview on a North Carolina radio, Tagg Romney said that he wanted to take a swing at President Obama […]

10/18/2012

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Racist T-Shirt At Romney Rally Gets Media Attention

On Friday, during the Mitt Romney rally in Ohio, a man was photographed wearing a T-shirt that read “Put The White Back In the  White House.” The T-Shirt has created a big a buzz, and many people say they can’t believe that […]

10/16/2012

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