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October 03, 2018 - 6:57 pm
A deadly active shooter situation came to an end Wednesday afternoon in Florence, SC. According to the Sheriff's department, seven (7) officers were shot during the incident. According to multiple reports, one has now died. The shooting took place in Vintage Place off of Hoffmeyer Rd. The shooter...
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Lucy McBath is the Democratic nominee for the 6th District Congressional seat
(Photo courtesy of the Lucy McBath Campaign)
Maria Boynton
October 02, 2018 - 1:55 pm
Sixth District candidate for U.S. Congress Lucy McBath says "gun violence is so extreme, there are no safe places anymore." It was gun violence, the shooting death of her son Jordan Davis in 2012, that propelled McBath into politics. He was shot and killed by a man over loud music. "After Jordan...
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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., attends a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 28, 2018 - 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a dramatic flurry of last-minute negotiations, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh cleared a key procedural hurdle Friday, but his confirmation prospects were still deeply uncertain after a Republican senator called for a new FBI investigation into sexual assault...
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Courtesy Julien Virgin
September 28, 2018 - 12:30 am
Angela Rye and Janelle Monae visited Spelman College to encourage students to register to vote in the November primaries. As part of former First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative, When We All Vote, the two culture figures spoke to hundreds of HBCU students packed into historic Sisters Chapel on...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
September 26, 2018 - 2:00 pm
One day after the historic sexual assault verdict of America's Dad, Bill Cosby, Roland Martin drops by Real Talk with Rashad Richey to discuss the nuances of the verdict and the criminal justice system at large. Listen to the full interview HERE:
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WAOKAM: On-Demand
September 24, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Episode 8 = The commissioner of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Gregory Moore joins Lericia Harris and Sam Crenshaw to discuss the 15-year streak of ranking first in average football attendance, brand expansion, and new additions (member institutions) to the conference.
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Lericia Harris
September 24, 2018 - 4:51 pm
The Atlanta Hawks held media day Monday with players addressing reporters. Newcomer Jeremy Lin says the goal right now is to remain healthy during his first season with the team. Rookie Trae Young believes the addition of Lin will be beneficial for the squad and says there is much to learn from the...
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Lericia Harris
September 24, 2018 - 3:13 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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FBI agents walks at the industrial business park, where several people had been shot, according with police reports in Harford County, Md., in Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
September 20, 2018 - 9:35 pm
ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — A woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland got into an argument at work Thursday morning and began shooting colleagues, killing three before fatally turning the gun on herself, authorities and witnesses said. Workers at the Rite Aid distribution center...
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Olympian Wyomia Tyus (L) during "A Conversation With Wyomia Tyus" at GA Tech on Sept 16, 2018.
(Photo Courtesy of Tina Tyus)
Maria Boynton
September 20, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Wyomia Tyus, a native of Griffin, Georgia, says her life changed in 1963, when at age 15, she met Edward Temple. He was the track coach at Tennessee State University. They met during a track meet in Fort Valley, GA. It lead to her being given an athletic scholarship. Tyus would go on to become the...
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