Kirk Franklin headlined a free concert benefiting the homeless at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, and it was packed with a crowd of thousands! Over 10,000 goods including toothbrushes, toothpaste, socks, blankets, feminine hygiene items, mouthwash and other items were donated to the homeless in exchange for the free show, which was a part of Radio One's 30th Anniversary community service program.
Take a listen to this interview with Sapphire, a performance poet and writer whose novel, "Push," was made into the award-winning film, “Precious.” Hear what she had to say about domestic violence in the Black community.
The Radio One corporate staff teamed up with the DC Central Kitchen to give back to the community. Check out the photos here.
Radio One continued to grow over the next decade. By the year of 2002 Radio One’s portfolio contained 63 stations, and by 2003 Radio One formed a joint venture with Comcast Corporation to launch TV One, a cable television channel targeting adult African-American viewers.
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.
The 1990’s was a great decade for Radio One. During this time Catherine Hughes’ son Alfred Liggins III took over the company, taking it to new found heights.
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 Dewey Hughes.
Radio One is celebrating 30 years with 30 Days of Giving Back and we invite you to participate with us.