Politics

Memorial Service was held Tuesday for Atlanta Student Movement Founder Dr. Lonnie King Jr.
(Photo from the family of Lonnie King Jr.)
Maria Boynton
March 19, 2019 - 6:48 pm
"This is a great gathering of many many men and women who have contributed so much", the words of Dr. Raphael Warnock, as the memorial service for Dr. Lonnie C. King was nearing an end. King was a founder of the Atlanta Student Movement. The group staged various sit-ins in the 1960s, calling...
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Dressed as characters from the fictional tv show and book "The Handmaids Tail" (about a totalitarian society) protestors have been assembling at the GA Capitol
(Photo Credit: Erica Thomas)
Maria Boynton
March 14, 2019 - 5:50 pm
Room 450 inside the Georgia Capitol was crowded inside Thursday, with another 100 having to gather outside. It's where the Georgia Senate Science and Technology Committee is holding hearings on HB 481. (Photo Credit: Erica Thomas) The so-called "fetal heartbeat" bill would make it illegal for a...
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Sister Soul Talk Series
March 12, 2019 - 2:35 pm
News & Talk 1380 WAOK is celebrating African-American women trailblazers for Women's History Month! WAOK presents a special series. Sister Soul Talk, an interview series spotlighting influential women who demonstrate leadership in their respective industries and make an impact in our Community...
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First African-American Mayor of Forest Park Speaks on 'Real Talk'
(Photo Credit: Kim McNair)
Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
March 07, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Mayor of Forest Park, Georgia Angelyne Butler talks to Rashad Richey about what it is like being the first African-American mayor of the city, life in politics, the new direction and future for Forest Park, and her upcoming Women of Worth Awards Luncheon. Hear the interview now on WAOK.COM or RADIO...
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Jared D. Heath
The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
March 05, 2019 - 9:34 am
In a recent "exclusive interview" with Rev. Jasper Williams Jr . unearthed some interesting information that speaks to the state of the Black community. We had an "intergenerational conversation" that included Movement Millenia #1 Brother Eldridge Washington . In the interview we explored what's...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
February 18, 2019 - 1:20 pm
Insight TWI CEO and former US congressional candidate Jon Ossoff talked with Rashad Richey about the recent murder of his colleague, undercover journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale, after they collaborated on a 2-year undercover investigation exposing corruption in international soccer. Listen to the...
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