Civil Rights

WAOKAM: On-Demand
May 30, 2019 - 3:30 pm
On Women’s world Wednesday The Movement was honored to have Rose Simmons as a special guest. Rose is the daughter of Rev. Dr., Daniel Lee Simmons, Sr. who was tragically one of 9 killed in the Mother Emanuel AME Church bible study massacre of 2015. She is also a member of the team who has brought...
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The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
May 30, 2019 - 11:42 am
On Women’s world Wednesday The Movement was honored to have Rose Simmons as a special guest. Rose is the daughter of Rev. Dr., Daniel Lee Simmons, Sr. who was tragically one of 9 killed in the Mother Emanuel AME Church bible study massacre of 2015. She is also a member of the team who has brought...
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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms prepares to sign legislation to close the Atlanta jail
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Maria Boynton
May 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Citing rising costs, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has signed legislation shutting down the Atlanta City Detention Center. Along with the increasing costs, Mayor Bottoms cited the declining number of inmates when she called for the closure last year. Bottoms signed the measure this morning,...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
May 28, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called in Real Talk with Rashad Richey to discuss the recent closing of the Atlanta City Jail. Bottoms held a news conference Tuesday morning announcing the Atlanta City Detention Center would be closing. She called the show following the news conference. Listen...
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WAOKAM: On-Demand
May 23, 2019 - 2:15 pm
The King Family and Van Jones is hosting a FREE screening of "The Redemption Project with Van Jones” at the Martin Luther King National Park Site May 23, 2019 at 6:30PM!!! This screening will be followed by a criminal justice reform panel discussion with Van Jones, Bernice King, Angela Stanton-King...
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Amanda Cooper
May 23, 2019 - 10:11 am
Tonight the entire King Family and Van Jones are hosting a FREE screening of "The Redemption Project with Van Jones” at the Martin Luther King National Park Site at 6:30PM!!! This screening will be followed by a criminal justice reform panel discussion with Van Jones, Bernice King, Angela Stanton-...
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Attorney Benjamin Crump called into Sisters in Law to discuss how he became a Civil Rights attorney and his thoughts on the lack of acknowledgment on the Brown vs. Board of Education anniversary from two dozen federal judicial nominees. Davida Mathis also talked to Crump about representing the...
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signs bill banning abortions after 6 weeks.
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Maria Boynton
May 07, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Georgia's controversial "Heartbeat" Abortion bill has been signed into law. Now called the "Life Act", Governor Brian Kemp signed the measure Tuesday during a ceremony inside the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta. Prior to attaching his signature, Governor Kemp remarked that "Georgia is a state...
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