Hickman Temple AME, an African American Church in West Philadelphia, had two rare Tiffany rose windows that were sold to an antiques collector in November 2022 for $6,000.  The windows were auctioned at a Philadelphia based auction house on May 18th for $200,000.  The church was built by Presbyterians in 1898. In 2017, Philadelphia’s Department […]

When a hero from the future breaks the barriers of time and space to solve a crime on Earth in 2020, his true purpose is revealed through fraught and harrowing adventures. The upcoming release of the comic book series, ‘The Paperback Hero Saga’ is not only exciting the author, Mason Parker, but his fans are […]

If you’re looking to feel energized and re-invigorated, perhaps IV hydration is the solution. With antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins administered directly into the bloodstream, a sense of vitality may dramatically improve your well-being and mitigate the impact of a host of diseases.  ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host, Ron Holland delved into this growing therapy in the Queen City […]

Monifa Drayton’s vision for the Mecklenburg County Alcohol Beverage and Control Board (ABC stores) is to continue its community outreach programs and buttress partnerships with the thousands of businesses that are licensed to sell alcohol for consumption. As the Board’s first African American Chairwoman, Drayton understands her role of balancing the direction of the board’s […]

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 […]

Black History Month

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