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King Center: How Did MLK Become Martin?

His birth name was not “Martin”.  Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., tells students how his uncle “ML” came to be named “Martin Luther King Jr”. […]



[VIDEO] Jean Ross: The Deadline To Sign Up For Affordable Healthcare Is Here…Or Is It?

Midnight tonight is the deadline to sign up for affordable health care through what is known as “Obamacare,” or else risk paying a fine next year. That information can be deceiving because today is actually […]


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Civil Rights Activist Evelyn Lowery Dies

Atlanta (WAOK)- The family of Mrs. Evelyn Lowery has confirmed that she passed away this morning after suffering a massive stroke over a week ago. Evelyn Lowery was born 1925 in Memphis, Tennessee to Rev. […]


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Another Hair Weave Heist In Atlanta

Police are investigating a smash-and-grab robbery that occurred early Tuesday at a beauty supply store in east Atlanta. The officers who arrived at the Queen Virgin Remy Boutique at 572 Edgewood Ave found the glass […]


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DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis Indicted

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC) – DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis has been indicted by a DeKalb grand jury today on charges he illegally pressured contractors into giving him campaign contributions. The 15-count indictment includes 14 felonies. Among them, […]


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Mayor Kasim Reed Talks New Stadium, New Critics, Even New “Official Bird Of The City” With The RCMS

ATLANTA (WVEE)- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed made an in-person visit to The Ryan Cameron Morning Show today to talk about a number of issues. The conversation began with the new ferris wheel coming to the […]


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Clark Atlanta Valedictorian and Salutatorian Were Roommates

ATLANTA (WVEE)-They say you are the company you keep. That is certainly true about Clark Atlanta University Valedictorian Lorin Crawford of California. Crawford graduates from CAU Monday, May 20 with a 4.0 GPA and the […]


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Relatives Of Teen Baby Murder Suspect Arrested In Brunswick Georgia

Police continue to investigate the murder of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago, who was shot to death in his stroller last week in Brunswick, Georgia. Earlier today Brunswick police arrested two family members of one of the […]



[VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY] Thank You For Making The “Egypt’s Sister’s Keeper Shut-In” A Huge Success!

This weekend The Egypt Cares Family Foundation and I joined forces with Clark Atlanta University (CAU) and the Women’s Empowerment Conference to host an all-female overnight empowerment boot camp for more than 200 women ages […]




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