NYC Mission Society gathered on Tuesday, April 24th to celebrate over 200 years of service to NYC’s most underserved communities of children through education, work internships, and music education through the annual Champions For Children Gala. Urban One, Inc. Founder and Chairman Cathy Hughes was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.Details
Cathy Hughes, who should be a household name in her hometown of Omaha, is eager to return next week for two full days of public activity — both serious and fun.Details
MEDIA STATEMENT Silver Spring, MD…March 10, 2018 – Yesterday I co-hosted The Fam on WKYS 93.9 FM in Washington D.C. with the female talent of this station as an act of solidarity to support the show’s co-host Danni Starr who was placed in an embarrassing situation on live radio Thursday – International Women’s Day. The…Details
Via: The Washington Post When Cora Masters Barry met Steven Weitzman in 2016, she knew only two things about him. She knew that he was the artist selected by the city to create a bronze sculpture of her late husband, four-time Washington Mayor Marion Barry. And she knew that he was white. Barry admired Weitzman’s…Details
Founded in 1976, the African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first cultural institution funded and built by a major municipality to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans. Throughout its 40-year history, AAMP has remained committed to telling the story of African Americans from pre-Colonial times to the current day.Details
In recognition of Black History Month, the Ford-Employees African Ancestry Network presented its 36th Annual Black History Month Celebration on Friday at the Henry Hotel in Dearborn. Some 800 guests shelled out $60 for general admission or $150 VIP to enjoy the evening featuring Radio One founder Cathy Hughes as keynote speaker.
The premiere of TV One’s original movie Media left us clinging to the edge of our seats and clutching our pearls while we watched the backstabbing, family drama, plot twists and unexpected bloodshed unfold before our eyes.
Cathy Hughes went from teen mom to media mogul, and as the “godmother” of urban radio, she became the first black woman to own a publicly traded company.