Category Archives: Radio Free Activists

WRFG Rallies Listeners to Help Save the Legendary Station

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(APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta’s only independent, non-profit community radio station is again in danger of leaving the airwaves.   For over forty years, Radio Free Georgia, WRFG 89.3 FM, has lifted up marginalized voices through public affairs, news, and music programming that now reaches thirteen Metro Atlanta counties from its station in Atlanta’s Little Five Points Community Center.   Now […]

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Adam Shapiro, ~1951-2012, !Presente!

(APN) ATLANTA — Adam Shapiro, host of Current Events on WRFG 89.3 FM radio and a long-time progressive activist in Atlanta, who fought for social change despite obstacles associated with his being completely blind, has died.  He is believed to have been 61. He was found dead in his apartment on yesterday, Friday, September 14, 2012, Atlanta Progressive News has […]

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FCC Panel in Atlanta Examines the Future of Media

(APN) ATLANTA — US Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioners Michael J. Copps and Mignon Clyburn, hosted a forum at Georgia Tech on Information Needs of Atlanta, on December 01, 2011. About two hundred people including a dozen from Occupy Atlanta came to hear the Commissioners and the panelists discuss the state of Atlanta’s media and […]

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