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Join Radio One Cleveland, special guests Danielle Syndor, President of the NAACP Cleveland chapter, Marsha Mocabee, president of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland and others as we have an open and honest conversation about the vaccine and what it means for you. From the history of vaccines to the current vaccine, we will talk […]

The language that has been used to shape the story of passionate Baltimore protestors has proved to be an offensive display of what the world thinks of them and honestly all Black people. During a press conference, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said these damning words:  “I’m a lifelong resident of Baltimore and too many people […]

After grabbing a coffee this morning I was greeted by a 14-year-old girl in tears. This girl just so happens to be one of my most favorite people on the planet so I immediately wanted to know what was wrong. As she wiped the flowing tears from her eyes and attempted to gain control of […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Evergreen Energy Solutions is installing what’s believed to be the largest urban solar field in the county. It’s located on six acres on the boarder of Cleveland and East Cleveland and is set to be switched on this July. What was once an old condemned building turned into a vacant […]

  *Starz has made changes to its Encore pack of channels citing the nation’s evolving demographics and focusing on groups who turn up in numbers within the premium pay TV category. That translates to shuffling some of its eight Encore-branded channels to target baby boomers, African American and Latino audiences and the company acquiring older […]

  As the latest slave film,  ”12 Years A Slave” makes its way to the box office, there’s already a cry of fatigue from some Black moviegoers. On “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin addressed whether we need more films that dig up our past, like “12 Years A Slave.” A similar debate surrounded  ”The Butler” and “The […]

  *With two movies in theaters this month, “Runner Runner” now playing nationwide and “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” in theaters on Friday, actor Anthony Mackie still feels there is a lack of roles for black actors in Hollywood these days. “The problem is we have passed the ‘heyday’ of black cinema, and […]

Getting teens to disconnect may sound like a noble effort in these technology-driven times, but for social scientists like Sarah Burd-Sharps, being disconnected isn’t always a good thing. “At precisely the time in life when young people form their adult identities and move towards self-sufficiency, 5.8 million young Americans are adrift at society’s margins,” Burd-Sharps […]

Jillian Maldonado is a 29-year-old student at the Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center and an Avon sales representative who earns $300 a week. On most nights, she takes the D train from her classes in Manhattan back to her third-floor apartment in the South Bronx. It’s a tough neighborhood. A few months ago she heard gunshots […]

LUTHER fans sure are faithful.  The second season premiere debuted this past Tuesday in the U.K., watched by 5.6 million viewers on BBC Two.  Seems Mr. Elba  is quite pleased by the show’s ratings success as evidenced on Twitter: Season 2 picks up a year after the climactic season finale: Alice  is biding her time […]

LeBron James’ plan to join forces with another superstar to get his championship ring fell short to an all-time great who decided last summer to stay with the team that drafted him. While the 2008 Boston Celtics continue to be the shining example of a team where three superstars joined forces to win it all, the 2004 […]

Steve Harvey’s Ex Says He Was “Always A Cheater” [AUDIO] In the next round of assaults between Steve Harvey and his ex-wife Mary, the former Mrs. Harvey tells Power 105.1’s Breakfast Club that the author and comedian was “always a cheater.” Mary was married to Steve for ten years and she recounts the lean days […]