April 04, 2018 - 10:30 am
Events to honor Dr. Martin Luther King on the 50th anniversary of his assassination Reported by: Lericia Harris
Photo Cred: Lericia Harris
Lericia Harris
April 04, 2018 - 6:42 am
On April 4, 1968, a movement lost its patriarch when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed on a hotel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. Today many across the nation will commemorate the 50th anniversary of King’s death. WAOK will have special programming all day honoring the life and...
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April 03, 2018 - 9:51 pm
Time stood still for millions on April 4th, 1968 when the world heard the news that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated in Memphis TN at the Lorraine Hotel. As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, three women who are embedded in the history...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
April 03, 2018 - 1:47 pm
Omari Hardwick, “Ghost” from Power, was on Real Talk with Rashad Richey discussing the new season and his plan to see more filmmakers tell great stories.
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April 02, 2018 - 6:17 pm
An estimated half-a-million piedmont patients across Georgia must pay an out-of-network provider, due to Piedmont Healthcare ending its contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. Chief consumer officer Jeff Gove says that three days of negotiations ended at midnight Saturday when Blue Cross...
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April 02, 2018 - 4:19 pm
Dekalb County police are investigating a drive by shooting that resulted in the death of a toddler. 3-year-old T’Rhigi Diggs was shot and killed Sunday night while asleep in the backseat of his mothers vehicle. According to reports, Diggs' mother, Rashonda Craig, was driving on Bouldercrest Road in...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
April 02, 2018 - 10:58 am
A local Atlanta Charter School apologized for a school play where children wore “blackface” while citing Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem “We Wear the Mask”. Parents have expressed outrage over the level of racial insensitivity. Parent and national activist, Marcus Coleman has a son who’s attends the...
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March 30, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Drivers in Georgia who are caught holding their cellphones while behind the wheel will soon be facing a fine. Pending the governor’s signature, Georgia will soon become the 16th state in the U.S. to enact a hands-free driving law. The House gave the bill final passage Thursday night, and under the...
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March 30, 2018 - 4:20 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — While giving his retirement speech Thursday on the Georgia House floor, Republican Rep. Brooks Coleman reflected on a lesson he learned from Speaker David Ralston: "It's not what we pass down here that makes a difference many times — it's what we don't pass, what we stop." In the...
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