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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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Sean Garvey
May 30, 2018 - 3:31 pm
History lies on the 2,965-acre landscape of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. During the Civil War era, the Union army and the Confederate army fought on the land between June 19, 1864 until July 2, 1864. The historic bloody war helped established what is now known as Kennesaw...
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Sean Garvey
May 09, 2018 - 2:57 am
Juneteenth is not only a holiday, but it is also a part of our African-American history. Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival is kicking off on Friday, June 15th through Sunday, June 17th to commemorate the announcement that was made on this day in 1865 declaring the abolition of slavery in...
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(Photo Credit: © Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)
March 17, 2018 - 1:21 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jairus Lyles couldn't suppress a smile, knowing that a school known more for chess than hoops had finally made it happen — a 16 ousting a 1 in March Madness. The University of Maryland-Baltimore County stunned the sports world by pulling off the most surprising upset in...
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