Rashad Richey Real Talk

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Rashad Richey

Rashad Richey is an Emmy-nominated political analyst who provides political/social commentary for The People's Station V-103, MSNBC and Fox News. 


Rashad was named "Best Talk Radio Personality in Atlanta" by the AJC for his midday show on News & Talk 1380-WAOK. When not on-air, Rashad is in the classroom as a noted university lecturer and professor. Rashad earned his MBA (Master of Business Administration) from Beulah Heights University, Doctor of Philosophy from Scofield Graduate School (research concentration in politics, policy and government) and completed studies in Executive Leadership from Cornell University. He is currently completing his second doctoral degree at Clark Atlanta University, this time in Education. Rashad also has a passion for writing and understands the power of narratives, which led him to accept a leadership role as Chief Editor-At-Large for Rolling Out Magazine where he continues to keep his finger on the pulse of trending stories daily. Beyond media, Rashad is well known for working with underserved communities and at-risk youth. He often says, "you can't help them, if you fear them."

Twitter: @Rashad1380
IG: Rashad_Richey
 

President Trump speaks in Washington D.C. on July 10, 2019

Rashad Richey Real Talk: Why Is Trump is Messing With The US Census?

You’re about to get a US Census questionnaire…Trump and his administration are fighting like hell to include a question about citizenship. The US Census is constitutionally mandated to count population… not just citizens. Why is this an important distinction? Census data is used to decide how much...
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Rashad Richey Gives 2020 Democratic Presidential Post-Debate Analysis

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Rashad Richey Real Talk: "America Is Actually For Reparations"

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Mayor Bill Campbell speaks to Rashad Richey at Beulah Heights University

Former ATL Mayor Bill Campbell Talks Politics, Racism, Freaknik and More in Exclusive Interview With Rashad Richey

Mayor Bill Campbell, in his first major interview in more than 16 years, opened up in front of a packed crowd at Atlanta’s Beulah Heights University for a transparent, passionate & heartfelt discussion with V-103 and WAOK’s Rashad Richey. Watch as the 1990s Atlanta mayor talks race, his federal...
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Rashad Richey in the WAOK studios

Incarcerated Kingpin Larry Hoover's Wife and Son Talk to WAOK's Rashad Richey in Exclusive Interview

In an exclusive interview today, WAOK's Rashad Richey spoke with Wendy Hoover and Larry Hoover Jr., wife and son of Larry Hoover, who founded Chicago's infamous Gangster Disciples street gang. Watch the video and hear from Hoover's family about his state of mind as he continues to serve his lengthy...
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EXCLUSIVE: Ralo Speaks to Rashad Richey From Prison!

Atlanta rapper, Terrell Davis, known as Ralo, called 1380 WAOK's Rashad Richey to discuss his situation. The two spoke for almost 20 minutes. Ralo let us into what is going on in his mind right now, and what his days are like behind bars. Listen above!
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