The US recession lasted 18 months and was the most prolonged since World War II, a report has concluded.

President Obama urged Congressional Black Caucus members to help rally their constituents and remind them that more work must be done to move the country forward.

Despite its lovely name, Valentine Ave. in the Bronx is one of the worst drug spots in the city, so notorious that the U.S. drug czar brought along six bodyguards when he visited in June. A two-block stretch of Valentine, just steps from the historic cottage where Edgar Allan Poe lived, has come to resemble Washington […]

Radio One has always been dedicated to it’s community, in every market that we operate. Over the years our stations have done some outstanding work in the community, here are some photos highlighting our markets and their community outreach efforts.

“We grow, we prosper, we do some incredibly wonderful things for the community. We call ourselves a family of stations. The common denominator is ONE family because that’s the name of our corporation. If we stick together, there is nothing we won’t accomplish.” – Cathy Hughes, 1993 The 1990’s was a great decade for Radio […]

“If I can help a few thousand people, then I know that my work has not been in vain.” – Cathy Hughes, 1985 The Radio one legacy begins with the flagship station WOL. In those days what we now know as Radio One was “Almic Broadcasting”; named after the sons of Catherine L Hughes and […]

Cathy Hughes Radio One 30th Anniversary from BlackPlanet.com on Vimeo. WOL 30 Days Of Giving Back October Event Time Location 1 October 1st: 11:00-1:00p.m. Keys to Life Foundation, mentoring youth ages 13-16 11a-1p 7611 South Osborne Road Upper Marlboro 2 5k AIDS Walk with the Whitman Walker Clinic 7a- 1p Freedom Plaza , Pennsylvania AVE […]

  Conversations between sisters reveal a deep and constant tug between two dynamics – an impulse toward closeness and an impulse toward competition. It takes just a word from your sister to start you laughing, or to summon up a past you both share.  But it also takes just a word to send you into […]