National

Amanda Cooper
January 22, 2019 - 3:15 am
This month marks the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and in observance of his national holiday, thousands gathered at the King Center to celebrate his legacy. Many traveled from foreign lands and some came from other states, to honor a man whose life's work was committed to a dream, in...
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Lericia Harris
January 21, 2019 - 2:25 pm
The soulful sounds of gospel saxophonist Minister Angela Christie revved the crowd during the opening moments of the 51st Martin Luther King Jr commemorative service held at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The ecumenical program welcomed speakers from various faiths, state, federal, and international...
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WAOKAM: On-Demand
January 19, 2019 - 1:00 am
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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Lericia Harris
January 18, 2019 - 8:00 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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 Native Americans lead the march down Virginia Street as thousands take part in the Women's March in Reno.
(Photo Credit: Jason Bean/Reno Gazette-Journal via USA TODAY NETWORK)
Maria Boynton
January 16, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Chenae Bullock is a member of the Shinnecock Tribe. When I sat down with Bullock recently at the Entercom Radio Atlanta studios, she talked about an upcoming effort aimed at "uniting all indigenous peoples throughout the world." As many as 10,000 people from across the world are expected to gather...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
January 16, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, who served 8 years under President Bill Clinton, spoke to Rashad Richey about his upcoming climate training and information event headed to Atlanta, GA March 14th-16th. The former VP highlighted his reasons for becoming a climate spokesperson and...
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Lericia Harris
January 15, 2019 - 12:32 pm
An unforgettable 2018 it was for Atlanta United who snagged a championship in just its second year of existence. The title is one of just four by professional sport franchises in the city and the first in a major league since the 1995 Braves. The five stripes defeated Portland 2-nil to capture the...
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Bernice King talked about the government shutdown while announcing the 2019 MLK Holiday Commemorative events
(Photo Credit: The King Center)
Maria Boynton
January 11, 2019 - 11:32 am
The annual media conference to announce the lineup of King Holiday Observance events was an emotional one for King Center CEO Dr. Bernice King. Because of the partial government shutdown, the National Park Service did not participate as a partner in the annual celebration of the life of Dr. Martin...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo a realtor sign marks a home for sale in Franklin Park, Pa. The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. For one thing, the political storm is like severe weather at a major airport: You can expect minor delays or worse. Also, it could mean financial hardship for some federal government employees facing mortgage payments without their regular paychecks. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
January 11, 2019 - 9:44 am
The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. For one thing, the political storm is like severe weather at a major airport: You can expect minor delays or worse. Also, it could mean financial hardship for some federal...
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