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August 29, 2018 - 2:44 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Philips Arena in Atlanta is being renamed for State Farm after a $192.5 million renovation. The Atlanta Hawks and the insurance company announced Wednesday they have reached a 20-year deal on the naming rights for the arena, which is currently in the final phase of its renovation...
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The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
August 29, 2018 - 11:44 am
The brothers and sisters of S.Q.U.A.D. dropped by The Movement. S.Q.U.A.D . is a organization that has mission to cultivate and support the ideas of young black men through STEM concepts. The founders of this organization spoke on how they started this program and how you can your children involved...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
August 27, 2018 - 1:05 pm
Alton and Margie are parents who have a teenager in the Buford City School District where the now former school superintendent was recorded for allegedly using the "N" word. They came on Real Talk with Rashad Richey and explained why their African-American son spent the night at the embattled...
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August 25, 2018 - 12:00 am
Episode 4 = Preview of the 2018 football season for the the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). Celebration Bowl executive director John Grant joins Lericia Harris and Sam Crenshaw to chat about the upcoming MEAC/SWAC Challenge which kicks of Labor Day - Sunday Sept 2 @ 12 noon.
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Lericia Harris
August 24, 2018 - 7:23 pm
HBCU PLAY is a prime source for the latest information on historically black colleges and university athletics. The weekly program breaks down impact games throughout the various conferences, includes featuring stories, interviews, and recognizes student athletes for their work within the community...
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File-This combination of May 20, 2018, file photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta. A predominantly black county in rural Georgia is facing a nationwide backlash over plans to close about 75 percent of its voting locations ahead of the November election. Officials have fired a consultant, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, after widespread opposition erupted over a proposal to close most polling places in a predominantly black Georgia county, the county’s lawyer said Thursday. Randolph County lawyer Tommy Coleman gave The Associated Press a letter he sent Wednesday to consultant Mike Malone ending the contract. (AP Photos/John Amis, File)
August 24, 2018 - 2:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Election officials in a majority black county in rural south Georgia took less than a minute Friday to scrap a proposal to eliminate most of the local polling places, after the plan drew criticism from all over the country. Concern about the proposal to close seven of the county's...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
August 21, 2018 - 1:13 pm
After GA State Senator Michael Williams went on CNN and defended President Trump's possible use of the "N" word, he came to face the music on Real Talk with Rashad Richey. Listen as Sen. Williams explains his stance and apologizes for any offense he may have caused.
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Lericia Harris
August 20, 2018 - 10:16 am
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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Maria Boynton
August 17, 2018 - 6:39 pm
Funeral services for "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin are August 31, in Detroit, MI. Longtime Franklin friend Rev. Jesse Jackson told WAOK/V103's Maria Boynton that well-known Atlanta minister Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. will perform the Eulogy. Click below to listen as Congressman John Lewis, Mayor...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
August 16, 2018 - 1:03 pm
Chief of Atlanta Corrections, Patrick Labat, has been blazing the trail as a true force in criminal justice reform in Atlanta and beyond. His jail already eliminated virtually all cash bonds and has maintained a simple philosophy, if you give a person a job, you give them a chance. There's now a...
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