The 2022 Mid-Term elections are upon us.  It’s no understatement the direction of our country is at stake, and the party that controls the House and Senate largely depends on the American people.  Where’s the enthusiasm? Well, the latest polls suggest that a blue or red wave is a toss up.  But, if early voting […]

Krispy Kreme is now offering soft-serve ice cream to fans in the Charlotte area and 9 other U.S. markets.According to a news release, the “innovative rich and creamy lineup” includes seven shakes, hand-spun and flavored like Krispy Kreme’s fan-favorite doughnuts, led by the Original Glazed. In addition, fans can enjoy three flavors of Original Glazed […]

Today, President Joe Biden is expected to call on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months.  It’s telling of the financial pressure American households are feeling, and how important an issue cost of living is in an election year.  Biden will call on states to suspend their own gas taxes or […]

The statistics of black male suicide are not only alarming, they suggest that a more robust response to mental illness is enormously critical.  With suicide being the third leading cause of death in black adolescents ages 15-19 and the second leading cause of death of black youth ages 10-14, we can no longer afford to […]

For seven years, Star Career-tainment, under the direction of its Founder, Nick Lewis, has been a hub for children interested in a career in broadcasting.  As a comedian, Lewis appeared on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, BET’s Comicview, Bad Boys of Comedy and a host of other stage and radio appearances.  Lewis is adamant about providing […]

Charlotte restaurants offering curbside pick up, delivery and discounts. Restaurant operations change quickly so please call or check the restaurant website to verify information.  Most of this list is courtesy of Charlotte Agenda. If we have missed a restaurant that you would like to see included on the list, please email us at lbroadie@radio-one.com. Ace […]

For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we spotlight a man who gave the world one of the most inspirational moments in Sports history. Willis Reed attended Grambling State University, averaging 26.6 points per game and 21.3 rebounds per game during his […]

Maya Angelou, James Baldwin and Madam C.J. Walker are three Black history makers that you should know.

February 3rd marks the anniversary Congress ratified the 15th amendment granted African American men the right to vote in 1870, it wasn’t until 1920 when African American Women we able to vote in the United States.  When you add the years, African-Americans have been able to vote for longer than most have been living but this did […]

LEARN MORE ABOUT HBCU WEEK For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we honor the man known as “Air” McNair. Steve McNair was born on Valentine’s Day in 1973. The Mississippi-Native began starred as a four-sport athlete at Mount Olive High School, […]

Presidential elections are usually the period where voter turnout is massive, where Black issues become major talking points during debates, the thought that the “Black Vote” can swing any election grows from a whisper to a massive call for attention and then some.  When it comes to running for President, however, it’s less a novel […]

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Park was created to give back to the community where the civil rights icon was raised, but it was recently on the receiving end thanks to a sizable donation to encourage recycling.