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R. Kelly performs the National Anthem prior to the game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks at Barclays Center in 2015.
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Maria Boynton
January 08, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Kenyette Barnes says being a survivor of sexual abuse is not her primary motivator as co-founder of the #MuteRKelly movement. Yet, what that experience does, according to Barnes, is provides her "insight and a sense of empathy" that propels her as she does the work of holding the chart-topping R...
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Her family says that Joycelyn Savage was 19 when she was "lured away" by singer R. Kelly
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Maria Boynton
January 07, 2019 - 6:15 pm
Tim Savage says, "We just had our third Christmas without her." He's referring to his now-23 year old daughter Joycelyn. She was 19 years old, according to her parents, when Joycelyn left home and was pretty much "kidnapped" by R & B singer R. Kelly. He's the focus of the new docu-series "...
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R. Kelly evicted
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
January 07, 2019 - 1:30 pm
After the Lifetime series of “Surviving R Kelly” aired, many opinions emerged on social media. Some were in support of the R&B hit maker, but the majority remained critical of Kelly’s alleged actions and the actions of those who protected him. Mr. and Mrs. Savage hit the national media...
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The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
January 04, 2019 - 12:35 pm
To jump start the New Year, best selling author and activist Dr. Claud Anderson joined The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter to discuss Powernomics. Dr. Anderson spoke in depth about his upbring, his books, and the future of black ecomonics. Dr. Anderson even made a speacial announcement during...
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Sean Garvey
January 02, 2019 - 3:59 pm
It's that time of the year where the less fortunate are without coats or blankets to keep them warm during the winter season. We want to encourage you to join Rashad Richey and News & Talk 1380 WAOK as we broadcast live from the campus of Beulah Heights University to help raise coats and...
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Attorney C.K. Hoffler (l) represents Regina and Michael Wynn in their lawsuit filed in Clayton County State Court
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Maria Boynton
January 02, 2019 - 11:34 am
Attorney C.K. Hoffler says "the best way to get to the bottom of this is in a court of law." The Atlanta lawyer represents the family of the late Paulette Patricia Bradley. It was two weeks after the family held a memorial service for the McDonough woman, when they learned the ashes, that they...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
December 26, 2018 - 12:50 pm
A Twitter frenzy started over Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms’ mac and cheese post on Christmas Day. https://www.ajc.com/news/local-govt--politics/atlanta-mayor-bottoms-mac-... The post came after a flurry of other culinary highlights from the Mayor, but there were critics of Mayor Bottoms’ mac and...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
December 21, 2018 - 1:48 pm
A high school student in the Clayton County school system was brutally attacked by an alleged bully in November. 16 year old Keod was standing non-aggressively when a peer started to taunt and attack him. https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/brutal-attack-of-teen-by-another-studen... Rashad Richey...
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