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Rapper Gucci Mane To Be Sentenced On Federal Gun Charge

Rapper Gucci Mane, who pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge several months ago, is set to be sentenced.

08/20/2014

Al Sharpton And Trayvon Martin's Parents Hold News Conference In Washington

Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: Justice for Michael Brown

On today’s show, Author Andre Michael Eggelletion filled in for Reverend Sharpton. Sharpton went to visit Ferguson, Missouri where 18 year old Michael Brown was gunned down by a police officer. After the shooting, the […]

WAOK-AM–08/13/2014

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Study: Antipsychotic Medication Can Help Reduce Violent Crimes

According to a new study, antipsychotic medication can help reduce violent crimes.

05/11/2014

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Judge Penny Brown Reynolds: What’s Going On With Our Youth Today?

Judge Penny Brown focused today’s show on recent reports of the outrageous murders and acts of violence perpetrated by and against youth, family members, and the community.  Judge Brown and her guests discussed the problems, […]

05/07/2014

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Study: Raising Price Of Alcohol May Lower Violence

According to a new study, increasing the price of alcohol may help decrease the number of violent crimes.

04/27/2014

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Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

Researchers found teens who played violent video games for 3 or more hours a day showed less empathy for other people. (Getty Images)

Study: Violent Video Games Slow Teens’ ‘Moral Maturity’

Teens who played violent video games more than 3 hours a day had a less developed sense of right and wrong.

02/12/2014

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The Sidney Wood Show: It’s Free Your Mind Friday

Today was ‘Free Your Mind Friday’ with Mary-Pat Hector. Mary-Pat brought some of her friends to have panel discussion about gun violence, stand your ground, respecting elders, and much more. Also, Marcus Coleman stopped by […]

WAOK-AM–01/11/2014

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Knockout Game Gaining National Attention

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we discussed the brutal new game many teens are beginning to participate in, which has begun to gain national attention from citizens and law enforcement officials alike. This “game” […]

WAOK-AM–11/25/2013

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Too Much Truth – Whites Commit Crime Too

This past Sunday in Southern California, a huge riot and disturbance took place at Huntington Beach. It started right after a surfing and skateboarding competition when a fight broke out. Things quickly escalated out of […]

WAOK-AM–07/31/2013

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