Radio One Founder Ms. Cathy Hughes called “The Tom Joyner Morning Show” to talk about being the recipient of McDonald’s 365 Black Award at the upcoming Essence Music Festival. (Radio One, Inc. is the parent company of 107.9 WRNB.) In addition, Ms. Hughes gives her opinion on this year’s BET Awards, talks about the her new website, partnering with Tom Joyner’s Reach Media, and the prospect of writing a book about her extraordinary life and career. Listen to it all right here.

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