Tyrone Brooks

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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[VIDEO] Emmett Till And Leroy Holloway: Their Families Are Still Seeking Justice

  Deborah Watts and Janice Cameron talked with CBS Radio Atlanta’s Maria Boynton during the recent Syracuse University Cold Case Justice Initiative Program held at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. […]

WAOK-AM–06/09/2015

Law Students with the Syracuse University Cold Case Initiative are in Atlanta researching civil rights era unsolved murders (Courtesy: Scott McDowell, Cold Case Justice Initiative at Syracuse University's College of Law)

Cold Case Justice Initiative Researches Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders In Atlanta

This summer a group of students from the Cold Case Justice Initiative at Syracuse University will be working in Atlanta. They’ll be researching Civil Rights era murders. The kickoff program was held on Saturday, May […]

WAOK-AM–06/05/2015

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Streaking Atlanta Hawks Applauded At The Georgia Capitol

Today is Atlanta Hawks Day at the Georgia State Capitol. A recognition well-deserved considering the run that the team is on lately. The Hawks have won 16 games straight. Not only is that a franchise […]

WAOK-AM–01/27/2015

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The Sidney Wood Show: Atlanta Profile With Rep. Tyrone Brooks

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered a statue of a controversial Georgia politician and publisher moved from a prominent spot at the Capitol. Deal signed an executive order this month, saying the Thomas […]

WAOK-AM–10/24/2013

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Rep. Tyrone Brooks Granted Additional Legal Help

ATLANTA (WAOK)- A federal judge granted Georgia State Representative Tyrone Brooks additional legal help to fight his fraud indictment. Brooks is already receiving pro bono legal advice from former governor Roy Barnes. Although Barnes is […]

WAOK-AM–06/20/2013

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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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Talk Back Friday: Tyrone Brooks And More!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the new allegations brought against Tyrone Brooks. Do you think they are true? We had Attorney Janice Mathis call in and give her expert opinion […]

WAOK-AM–05/17/2013

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All Roads Lead To Monroe GA On Saturday, July 28th!

You don’t want to miss the 8th Annual Reenactment of the Lynchings at the Moore’s Ford Bridge, Monroe, GA Remembering Victims of Lynchings Throughout the USA Saturday, July 28, 2012, 12 Noon Sharp 1st African […]

WAOK-AM–07/27/2012

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