Shirley Franklin

According to his obituary, at first, A. Reginald Eaves served as an assistant to Mayor Maynard Jackson, but because of an increasing number of unjustified police killings, espcially in the black community, the mayor created a new position, Commissioner of Public Safety and assigned Eaves to the role. (Courtesy of the Eaves family)

A. Reginald Eaves: Atlanta Turns Out To Remember Its “Modern Day Moses”

Asaph Reginald Eaves was Atlanta’s first Public Safety Commissioner and a Fulton County Commissioner. The uncle of current Fulton County Commission chairman John Eaves, died on June 9, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 81. A. […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2015

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The National Center For Civil And Human Rights Is Now Open

Atlanta is already home to the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and currently houses several civil rights monuments and museums. Today, the city added another “must see” destination for visitors and those who […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2014

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Former Atlanta Mayor To Receive Honorary Degree

Clayton State University is awarding a former Atlanta mayor with an honorary doctorate of public service.

12/03/2013

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Too Much Truth Exclusive: Former Mayor Shirley Franklin Breaks Her Silence On The Election And Other Issues

Today on TMT, we had the privilege of speaking with Former Mayor of Atlanta Shirley Franklin. She came on to talk about women’s role in this upcoming November Election and what people can expect from […]

WAOK-AM–10/31/2012