Vincent Fort

Governor Nathan Deal (above) is being called Georgia's "most racially insensitive governor since Lester Maddox". Georgia's 79th governor, Maddox was a staunch segregationist and held the post from 1967-1971. (Credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Trying To Turn Back The Clock? Georgia Governor Is Called “Most Racially Insensitive Since Lester Maddox”

In a year in which we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Atlanta state senator Vincent Fort says Governor Nathan Deal is trying to “turn back the clock.” “We need to […]

WAOK-AM–08/10/2015

Bounkham Phonesavanh, also known as Baby Bou Bou, was 18-months old when a flash-bang grenade landed in his crib critically injuring him. (Courtesy of the Phonesavanh family)

Deputy Sheriff Charged In Grenade Incident That Injured Baby Bou Bou

A former Habersham County Sheriff’s Deputy is charged in the 2014 incident that left a toddler critically injured. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta, 29 year old Nikki Autry has been indicted by […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2015

Georgia State Senator Vincent Fort (D-Atlanta) is joined by long time Civil Rights activist Bob Zeller (l) during the Walk for Medicaid expansion in Washington D.C. (Courtesy of Sen. Vincent Fort)

Atlanta State Senator Joins Rally At U.S. Capitol Against Closing Hospitals

Atlanta State Senator Vincent Fort (D) was among activists from 11 states who rallied outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. today. They called for Congressional intervention in preventing the closures of rural hospitals. Over […]

WAOK-AM–06/15/2015

(Participants at a prayer vigil for Baby Bou Bou in March 2015. Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Baby Bou Bou Supporters Ask Feds For Answers As Anniversary Nears

The federal investigation concerning young Bounkham Phonesavahn will be on the table today in Atlanta during a meeting with Acting U.S. Attorney John Horn. The 19-month old boy was severely injured on May 28, 2014, […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2015

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Supporters Of Baby Injured In SWAT Raid Meet With U.S. Attorney In Atlanta

The attorney for the family of little Bounkham “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh says he remains hopeful about the possibility of charges being filed in the botched drug raid that left the toddler permanently injured. After a […]

WAOK-AM–10/14/2014

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Too Much Truth – Haiti In Protest

Db is back from his trip to Haiti, and wanted to update his listeners on what was happening in this country. For those who don’t know, the citizens in Haiti are currently protesting against their […]

WAOK-AM–11/11/2013

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[VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY] Atlanta Talks About The Trayvon Martin Case

ATLANTA (WAOK)- While people in other cities have held rallies and protests that have lead to some arrests over the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, more than a thousand people braved a series of […]

WAOK-AM–07/18/2013

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Voter Empowerment Rally! Does The TSPLOST Deserve Our Vote!!

Join Us Tonight for an ANTI-TSPLOST Rally at 7pm at Thankful Baptist Church: 830 W. College Ave. Decatur, Ga 30030   Directions From Downtown Atlanta: Merge onto I-20 E/GA-402 E via the ramp on the […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2012

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Follow The Money; Going Deeper Into The TSPLOST

Nearly 8 Million dollars have been spent “EDUCATING” you about the Transportation TAX.  Look at how much money law firms, big Business, and road builders and the Chamber of commerce raised. Next Look at whose […]

WAOK-AM–07/24/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: The Family of 19-Year Old Ariston Waiters Joins Us in The Studio

During such as emotional time, the mother, stepfather and God Mother of Ariston Waiters joined us in the studio. Ariston was the 19-year old shot and killed by a Union City Police Officer. Click the […]

WAOK-AM–12/19/2011

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