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Amanda Cooper
August 16, 2018 - 10:43 am
The world is mourning the loss of iconic singing legend Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul transitioned today at the age of 76. Aretha Louise Franklin was born March 25th, 1942 to Pastor CL Franklin and Barbara Siggers Franklin in Memphis, Tennessee. When Franklin was five years old, her family...
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Maria Boynton
August 15, 2018 - 4:48 pm
The federal corruption investigation at Atlanta City Hall continues to yield defendants. Wednesday, Katrina Taylor-Parks pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in exchange for vendor contracts. She is the second member of former Mayor Kasim Reed's cabinet to be charged with conspiracy and accepting...
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August 13, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Episode 2 = Preview of the 2018 football season for the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) with Lericia Harris and Sam Crenshaw. 2018 Pro Football Hall of Famer and alum of Jackson State - Robert Brazile - joins as a guest to discuss his journey from college walk-on to the Hall of Fame. He...
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Lericia Harris
August 13, 2018 - 12:22 pm
It has its own look - it has its own feel - it has its own sound - it is a game day experience that is second to none! We’re talking about HBCU athletics! Get in the game with HBCU PLAY hosted by Lericia Harris and Sam Crenshaw every Friday on News and Talk 1380 WAOK at 7pm. HBCU PLAY is a prime...
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August 10, 2018 - 5:00 pm
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local): 4 p.m. A representative of a New York mosque says the raid of a ramshackle compound in New Mexico is being used as propaganda against Muslims. Ali Abdul-Karim Judan, a spokesman...
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Maria Boynton
August 10, 2018 - 2:39 pm
According to the Fulton County District Attorney's office, between 1963 and 2012, more than 705,000 people were convicted of non-violent felonies. During the same period, there were 3.8 million non-violent misdemeanor convictions in Georgia. On Saturday, August 11, 2018, there will be a Restorative...
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Lericia Harris
August 09, 2018 - 4:23 pm
"I never dreamed of the Hall of Fame," said Grant Hill - one of the most proficient NBA and collegiate players of his time. "That seemed so far away, so in the distant future." Well the time has come - Hill will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018. With just...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
August 09, 2018 - 11:24 am
Reaching male youth by speaking about my story that forever changed my life and introducing activities and introducing thoughts of "doing something different" that takes away interest of guns and potentially harming someone. Being a mentor to guide against poor decisions that would lead towards...
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Maria Boynton
August 08, 2018 - 12:49 pm
The midterm elections are less than 3 months away, and "there's plenty at stake", says Belinda Pedroso, with the National Council of Negro Women. Because of the high stakes, Pedroso says NCNW is holding a Voter Education Webinar to educate about voter rights, and so much more. The Webinar begins at...
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