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Groups To Commemorate Davis Execution Anniversary

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Anti-death penalty advocates and community members plan to gather to commemorate the anniversary of the execution in Georgia of Troy Davis. A coalition of groups is organizing a memorial service Friday evening at […]

WAOK-AM–09/21/2012

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Bill To Abolish Death Penalty Filed in State Senate

ATLANTA (AJC)-A bill to abolish the death penalty has been filed by five Democrats in the state Senate. Senate Bill 342 represents a quixotic quest; it isn’t likely to gain much support from the Republican […]

WAOK-AM–01/24/2012

Georgia Parole Board Denies Clemency For Troy Davis

Troy Davis’ Sister Dies

Funeral services have been announced for Martina Davis Correia, the long time activist against the death penalty and sister of Troy Anthony Davis, who died from cancer last week. Curt Goering, chief operating officer of  […]

WAOK-AM–12/06/2011

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Save Money For The Holidays

On today’s Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White, we brought in financial expert, Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, who shared key strategies on how to save money this holiday season. Listen to their conversation below: PART 1 – PART […]

WAOK-AM–12/06/2011

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Troy Davis’ Last Words

ATLANTA-(WAOK/AJC)-Two weeks to the day that Troy Davis was executed by the state of Georgia for the murder of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail, a picture of his last day of life has now emerged. […]

WAOK-AM–10/05/2011

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1,000 Attend Troy Davis Funeral

Troy Davis was buried Saurday in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia. The funeral held at one of the largest churches in the South Georgia city, was attended by well known civil rights leaders, human rights activists and […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2011

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NAACP Uses Troy Davis Case To Fight for End of Death Penalty

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Officials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) say they will use the recent execution of Troy Davis as an example of why the death penalty should be abolished in […]

WAOK-AM–09/29/2011

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Troy Davis Funeral Service Saturday

Atlanta (WAOK)- Family members of Troy Davis have announced funeral plans for this Saturday. Davis will be buried on Saturday, October 1, 2011 following funeral services at 11 a.m. at Jonesville Baptist Church on Montgomery Street in […]

WAOK-AM–09/28/2011

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Troy Davis’ Family Moves Forward

On today’s Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White, we had a chance to follow up with Troy Davis’ sister, Martina, and Laura Moye from Amnesty International to discuss the next steps regarding their case and those […]

WAOK-AM–09/23/2011

Keepin It Real with Reverend Al Sharpton 9/22

It’s time to sit down at the BLACK NEWS ROUNDTABLE! Click inside to see what the discussion is today!

WAOK-AM–09/22/2011

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