violence

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King Center To Mark MLK Slaying With Call To Stop Violence

The nonprofit organization devoted to the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. plans to hold a remembrance on the anniversary of his assassination.

03/25/2015

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The Movement with Dr. F. Keith Slaughter: “Are Blacks More Violent than Whites?”

On today’s show, Slaughter addresses racist remarks made by a white conservative radio host in Texas. The host referred to black people as “violent savages” after seeing a video of black teenage girls fighting in […]

WAOK-AM–03/17/2015

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The Bev Smith Show: Our 2 Americas

With protests seeming to happen everyday, do you know your civil rights? Tonight Bev Smith talks with Dr. Ron Daniels, president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century, about black civic duties, martial law […]

WAOK-AM–12/10/2014

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Goodell: “Same mistakes can never be repeated.”

NEW YORK (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says that “over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong; that starts with me.” At a news conference Friday, Goodell […]

92.9 The Game–09/19/2014

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NFL: Domestic Violence Experts Added As Advisers

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the league. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel […]

92.9 The Game–09/15/2014

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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

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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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