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Rashad Richey and Kupae
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
November 26, 2019 - 9:56 am
Rashad Richey sits down with Kupae Joe representing the Junior League of Douglas County to discuss the longevity and success of it's work in the community. The Junior League of Douglas County is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, to developing the potential of women, and...
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Family of 19 year old autistic man speaks out about his death after being restrained by police officers.
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Amanda Cooper
November 25, 2019 - 11:55 pm
Tonight, a prayer vigil was held for a 19-year-old autistic teen who died after being restrained by several police officers. (Photo Credit: A.J. Mitchell's Family) The family of Anthony Jermaine “AJ” Mitchell says the recent Rockdale High School grad went to Bojangles on Fulton Industrial Blvd...
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Democratic presidential candidates in Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
November 21, 2019 - 10:35 am
She secured the bag! The bag was the Democratic Presidential Candidates' Debate that was held in Atlanta Wednesday night at Tyler Perry Studios. Following the two-hour debate, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told WAOK News she thought the debate was "great." "I think it really speaks to the...
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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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The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
November 20, 2019 - 9:58 am
The Movement along with the rest of the WAOK family were out in the streets collecting donations for Hosea Feeds the Hungry! Dr. Slaughter had the opportunity sit down a chop it up with Elisabeth Omilami about giving back to the community and how to create change by voting the right officials into...
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