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Rashad Richey: #Bring Back Our Girls

As I interviewed Nigerian born Prince Koya Olateru, it became painfully obvious the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan responded to the kidnapping of over 200 young Nigerian girls too late. He chose not to publicly […]

WAOK-AM–05/09/2014

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Rashad Richey: Slavery Is Still Profitable

Who would have figured the city known for civil rights, progressive thought and boast of having the biggest entertainers in the country is also the human trafficking capitol of the world. A recently released federal […]

WAOK-AM–05/01/2014

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Real Talk With Rashad Richey: Human Trafficking Part 2

Rashad Richey covered “Human Trafficking Part 2” on today’s show and touched on the NBA’s handling of embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Also, gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter gets real with Richey as he speaks […]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2014

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Real Talk With Rashad Richey: Rashad Richey Challenges Law Enforcement, Churches & Non-Profits Alike To Rid Atlanta Of Sex Trafficking

On Real Talk With Rashad Richey, APD Deputy Chief Shawn Jones answers questions about the newly federally-funded study that puts Atlanta #1 in human sex trafficking. This is part 1 of a 2 part series […]

WAOK-AM–04/24/2014

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Atlanta’s Underground Sex Economy Rakes In $290 Million A Year

A new study has found that Atlanta’s underground sex economy brings in $290 million a year.

03/13/2014

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Accused Pimp Gets Life In Sex Trafficking Case

A federal judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for his role in coordinating what prosecutors say was a sex trafficking ring that forced women into prostitution and traded them like slaves between Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.

02/19/2014

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Charges Added In Southeast Sex Trafficking Case

More suspects have been charged in connection with what federal prosecutors say was a sex trafficking ring that forced women into prostitution and traded them like slaves between cities in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.

02/09/2013

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12 Indicted In Southeast Sex Trafficking Network

Federal authorities say they have uncovered an illegal sex trafficking network that forced women into prostitution and traded them between cities in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.

01/17/2013

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Powertalk Helps to Stop ‘Traffick’

No, we did not spell that incorrectly! “Traffick,” as in “sex trafficking,” was the topic on POWERTALK today, and this dirty, UGLY little secret was exposed in a shocking conversation that has left listeners baffled […]

WAOK-AM–03/31/2011

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Man Sentenced For Sex Trafficking Teens In Atlanta

Amador Cortes-Meza will be spending time behind bars.   Cortes-Meza was sentenced to 40 years in prison, after he was caught trafficking young women into Atlanta as sex slaves. The girls, some as young as fourteen, were […]

WAOK-AM–03/25/2011

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