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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
December 10, 2019 - 12:34 pm
Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with Lee Reid, the Executive Director for Atlanta Citizen Review Board and Charles Curry, community outreach specialist for ACRB to discuss the their Arts and Essay Contest. The goal behind the contest is to increase communication between youth and adults about police...
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Derrick Boazman, Gabby Bell with Elisabeth Omilami, and Tron Austin
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Too Much Truth With Derrick Boazman
November 20, 2019 - 2:44 pm
BY: CJ Washington Too Much Truth with Derrick Boazman along with the rest of the WAOK team went out to help Hosea Feeds the Hungry & Homeless with their annual event Hosea Helps. Derrick, and guest host Gabby Bell, spoke with Tron Austin, son of Grammy Award-winning singer Chilli from "TLC" and...
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Democratic presidential candidates Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, businessman Tom Steyer, New Jersey Sen. Corey Booker, California Sen. Kamala Harris, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, South Ben
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Maria Boynton
November 20, 2019 - 1:12 pm
From 9 - 11 p.m. Wednesday, 10 candidates for U.S. President will make their cases before an audience in Atlanta. It'll be the fifth Democratic debate held in the city. The latest, being put on by MSNBC and The Washington Post, will occur at Tyler Perry Studios. Georgia Democratic Party Chair...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
November 15, 2019 - 11:50 am
Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy, Melody Maddox to discuss DeKalb County's future. Chief Maddox is scheduled to become the county's first woman to occupy the position as Sheriff. A graduate of Morris Brown College, Maddox is a native of DeKalb County and...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
November 06, 2019 - 12:22 pm
Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with Dr. F. Keith Slaughter to discuss the recent events following Dr. Slaughter's run in with a store clerk who pulled out a gun over a pricing dispute. Richey and Slaughter clear the air of false rumors about any mishandling of the protest and discussions that followed.
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
November 01, 2019 - 9:54 am
Rashad Richey interviews Black Revolutionary Gazi Kodzo about his recent run in with Conservative talk show host Jesse Lee Peterson. Dr. Rashad Richey and Gazi both share similar stories when dealing with Jesse Lee Peterson concerning his controversial and unorthodox approach to community, people...
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Former State Senator Leroy Johnson posed for our camera 3 years ago at his Atlanta home
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Maria Boynton
October 31, 2019 - 7:09 pm
Remembering former Georgia State Senator Leroy Johnson: July 28, 1928 - October 26, 2019 When I first met former Georgia State Senator Leroy Johnson, it was on Sunday, October 19, 2014. We were at the Adamsville Recreation Center in southwest Atlanta. Johnson gathered with parishioners from various...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
October 28, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Dr. Rashad Richey sits down with the newly elected Commissioner of Fulton County District 6, Joe Carn, to discuss his election process, plans for the future, and his swearing in on this upcoming Monday, November 4th. Listen to the full interview below:
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