Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, joins others during a news conference outside of Police Headquarters in Manhattan to protest during the police disciplinary hearing for Officer Daniel Pantaleo
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Lericia Harris
August 20, 2019 - 2:32 pm
The family of Eric Garner says the fight for justice will continue as the New York police officer fired for placing Garner in a chokehold plans to appeal the decision.
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Too Much Truth With Derrick Boazman
March 28, 2019 - 6:48 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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March 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm
A fifth grade teacher in DeKalb County was arrested and charged with four counts of murder, stemming from a 2016 shooting which left two children dead, police say. Michael De'Sean White, 26, was apprehended at Toney Elementary School Friday for allegedly shooting eleven-year-old Tatiyana Coates and...
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March 20, 2018 - 6:32 pm
An Atlanta mother pleaded not guilty to allegedly killing and placing her two children in an oven last fall. 24-year-old Lamora Williams was indicted on a total of fourteen charges by a Fulton County grand jury, including two counts of murder and cruelty to children. Williams is accused of placing...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
March 06, 2018 - 6:16 pm
On "Real Talk" with Rashad Richey the hot topic that started a debate between listeners was the U.S. courts decision that allows for companies to discriminate against individuals with dreadlocks, stating that companies can refuse to hire individuals with dreadlocks. A male caller then called up to...
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March 05, 2018 - 8:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court is instructing judges, lawyers and others to come up with a rule to prevent unnecessary delays in the criminal appeals process after seeing many cases that languished for 10 years or longer. The rare directive from the Georgia Supreme Court came Monday in an...
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March 01, 2018 - 6:47 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A former medical examiner for several metro Atlanta counties was at the center of an opioid ring, writing prescriptions for powerful pain pills in exchange for sexual favors and nude photos, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Dr. Joseph Burton faces charges of conspiring to...
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