Civil Rights

Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
April 01, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Rashad Richey discussed the tragic death of rapper, entreprenuer, father, son, and philanthopist Nipsey Hussle. Listen Below:
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Steve Harvey at Beloved Benefit in Atlanta
(Photo Credit: Rob Hamilton/Entercom Atlanta)
March 22, 2019 - 12:54 am
Well, Steve Harvey did NOT disappoint in his press conference on Thursday evening at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. He even almost had another Miss Universe moment when he mentioned Colonel Sanders and KFC... at a Chick-fil-A event! Steve had a great message for young people, like he always does, and he...
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Memorial Service was held Tuesday for Atlanta Student Movement Founder Dr. Lonnie King Jr.
(Photo from the family of Lonnie King Jr.)
Maria Boynton
March 19, 2019 - 6:48 pm
"This is a great gathering of many many men and women who have contributed so much", the words of Dr. Raphael Warnock, as the memorial service for Dr. Lonnie C. King was nearing an end. King was a founder of the Atlanta Student Movement. The group staged various sit-ins in the 1960s, calling...
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Sister Soul Talk: Influential Women Discuss their Journey in their Professional Lives
Love and Relationships with Joyce Littel
March 19, 2019 - 3:44 pm
In celebration of Women's History Month, Love and Relationships host Joyce Littel invited her panel of professional and influential women to talk about overcoming challenges in a male-dominated society and important tips on how to be a successful businesswoman or entrepreneur. Littel and her guests...
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Early voting ends Friday on proposed expansion of MARTA into Gwinnett County. March 19 is Election Day.
(Photo Credit: MARTA)
Maria Boynton
March 14, 2019 - 3:32 pm
The last day of early voting on Gwinnett County's MARTA referendum is Friday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. Polling locations will be open the same hours on Tuesday, March 19. Residents are deciding whether to allow MARTA to take over Gwinnett's current transit system, and to add a 1...
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Autopsy indicates that 32 year old Antonio May (shown with 2 of his 3 sons) died of "excessive force" inside the Fulton County jail on September 11, 2018
(Photo from family of Antonio May)
Maria Boynton
March 12, 2019 - 6:11 pm
Antonio May, 32 years old from Macon, was the father of 3 sons, ages 13, 4, and 6. "They are amazing boys", according to family attorney Teddy Reese, "and they will never know what's it's like to have their father at a high school football game, they will never never know what it's like to have...
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Sister Soul Talk Series
March 12, 2019 - 2:35 pm
News & Talk 1380 WAOK is celebrating African-American women trailblazers for Women's History Month! WAOK presents a special series. Sister Soul Talk, an interview series spotlighting influential women who demonstrate leadership in their respective industries and make an impact in our Community...
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Dr. Jamal Bryant was sworn in Sunday as Pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in metro Atlanta
(Photo Credit: NBMBC)
Maria Boynton
March 11, 2019 - 12:57 pm
It's official, Dr. Jamal Harrison-Bryant is the newly installed Senior Pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. He's the church's 4th pastor in its 37-year history, succeeding Bishop Kenneth Samuel (1984-1987); Bishop Eddie L. Long (1987-2017); and Bishop Stephen Davis (2017-2018). (Photo...
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