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Celebrating 42 years of Radio One! Take a walk down memory lane in celebration of how founder Cathy Hughes built America's largest Black-owned broadcasting company.

At this time of year there are many different posts about Martin Luther King Jr. Usually they rehash the same information. Here are 8 facts that are not commonly discussed that you should know. Fact 1:  He was born Michael Luther King, Jr. January 15, 1929 in  Atlanta, Georgia. Fact 2:  His father, Michael King, Sr., […]

Nick Sandmann, a student Covington Catholic High School Junior, went viral the weekend before Martin Luther King Day while on a school trip to our nation’s capital after appearing in a racially charged video. Get Breaking News & Exclusive Contest in Your Inbox:   But the video that was circulating around the internet showed a small […]

Don’t write off the roses you may receive this Valentine’s Day as unoriginal.  There may be more to those roses than meets the eye – each color the romantic flower comes in, has a special meaning. According to the dedicated flower site, the following colors hold significant representation: Red – The most traditional color […]

People get in fights all of the time but this might be a first…. a fan got into a fight with comedian Steve Brown at the Comedy House in Columbia, South Carolina. The fan named Marvin, last name hasn’t been released yet, jumped on the stage while Brown was doing his set and began swinging on […]

The 11th Annual Queen City Awards went down Saturday night at the Oasis Shriner and it was a sight to be seen with countless members of the Charlotte Entertainment industry wearing their best. Hosted by comedian Nuff Ced kept the audience entertained throughout the night.  Kevan Glover, the founder and Producer of The QC Awards, […]

It’s no secret that Colin Kaepernick has quietly been black listed from the NFL due to his peaceful protest during the national anthem at games,  but it seems that some of the Cincinnati Bengals are rallying to have him on the team. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk  some players on the roster have […]

D. Renee, 92.7 The Block On-Air Personality Carolina native D. Renee is one of the hottest rising female radio personalities in the South. Known best for her energetic and relatable attitude, live hosting skills and community engagement, D Renee has worked hard to established herself as a staple and top influencer in Charlotte’s music and entertainment […]

Melanie Pratt, Praise 100.9 Midday On-Air Personality & Music Coordinator Melanie Pratt has spent her life in gospel. From singing it to marketing it, she counts it a privilege to be able to work with the music and the message that she loves and believes in. She lives and works between the contrasting worlds of the […]

  Yolanda Trotman, Lawyer & Founder of iSpeak Now Yolanda M. Trotman is a native North Carolinian. She has been a Charlottean for 20 years. She was born and raised in High Point North Carolina and is the youngest of three children. Yolanda graduated from UNC-Charlotte in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and […]