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Closing Arguments Begin In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Closing arguments were beginning Monday in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy that drew nationwide attention.

03/16/2015

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Carl Dukes: “Cookie Got Me Crazy.”

It’s no secret that diversity is a new priority in the TV world.  And Empire is, in some ways singlehandedly, changing the calculus behind network television—helping to convince executives that diversity is really worth pushing […]

92.9 The Game–03/12/2015

The North Carolina Tar Heels celebrate their victory in their regional semi-final game at the Carrier Dome on March 27, 2005 in Syracuse, New York. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Former Athletics Adviser: NCAA Is ‘A Cartel’

Mary Willingham, former athletics adviser from the University of North Carolina, called the NCAA “a cartel” on Wednesday, according to WNCN-TV.

12/04/2014

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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

Jrue Holiday #11 of the New Orleans Pelicans while facing the Golden State Warriors on December 17, 2013 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

10 Reasons Why #NBADramas Should Be Your New Favorite Meme

Lately, the NBA has been on fire with Twitter memes and they’re back at it again. Their latest edition? Tackling some of TV’s hottest dramas in a perfectly punny way.

09/18/2014

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Trial Of 12 Set To Begin In Atlanta Cheating Case

More than a year after 35 Atlanta Public Schools educators were indicted in a broad school cheating scandal, 12 people are set to go to trial Monday.

08/10/2014

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5 First-Time Emmy Nominees Who Deserve To Win

It’s Emmy time again, and among the nominees for the top awards are five first-time contenders, three of whom have been acting for decades on the big and/or small screen.

08/22/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Free Your Mind Friday

It’s “Free Your Mind Friday” and you, the listener, called us and set yourself free! Today, we talked about State Representative Tyrone Brooks, the season finale of Scandal, and the untimely death of Malcolm X’s […]

WAOK-AM–05/17/2013

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Too Much Truth – What’s The Fuss About?

Today on Too Much Truth, DB wants to know, what’s the big deal about the hit TV show “Scandal?” In case you have been living under a rock, “Scandal” is the new TV sensation about an […]

WAOK-AM–05/16/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Updates From The Gold Dome

The much anticipated season finale of “Scandal” will hit the airwaves tomorrow night.  Today, we had a lively discussion about the show, the images of women in power and the men they date. We asked, […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2013

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