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A tribute video from the iOne Digital family commemorates another rotation around the sun for the woman who started it all.

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Friends, family and members of the Congressional Black Caucus all came out on Sept. 27 in Washington, D.C. to pay tribute to Radio One’s founder Catherine L. Hughes and congratulate her on receiving the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s highest award: the Chairman’s Award. She accepted the honor during the CBCF’s Phoenix Awards gala, at which President Barack […]

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Cathy Hughes talks about her role as founder of Radio One, the largest black-owned broadcast company in America and what it was like to be a radio pioneer during a ceremony to honor her contributions to media at the Newseum. The Newseum exhibit, “One Nation With News for All,” tells the story of how immigrants […]

  UPDATED Friday, Sept. 19 at 7:11 p.m. ET: The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation announced Friday that President Barack Obama would give the keynote address at the Phoenix Awards banquet. The foundation also announced additional honorees at the event, including boxer and activist Muhammad Ali; editor, writer and producer Susan L. Taylor; and chairman of FE […]

As part of its 18th Annual awards celebration, the Living Legends Foundation is honoring Cathy Hughes, founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc./TV One LLC with the Icon Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees include Keith Clinkscales, CEO of REVOLT Media & TV; Rushion McDonald, COO of Nu-Opp Inc./COO Steve Harvey Radio Network and Managing Partner of Steve Harvey […]

The Newseum exhibition, “One Nation With News for All,” tells the story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Radio One will be featured in the exhibit along with a live interview with the company founder and radio pioneer Cathy Hughes. […]

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Podcast: Download NewsOne Now honors the life and legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou during this special edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast. Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole and Armstrong Williams joined Roland Martin in studio for NewsOneNow’s special coverage of the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou. Cathy Hughes, President/CEO TV One and Radio One joined the conversation via phone to shared her […]

(NEW YORK, NY) As part of the organization Brotherhood/Sister Sol’s 10th annual VOICES gala, Radio One founder and chairperson Catherine Hughes was honored for her civic and philanthropic. Along with Ms. Hughes, director Lee Daniels and actor Michael Ealy were also honored by the organization. While Hughes was unable to attend the event, she commissioned poet Vision […]

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Tyler Perry joined Radio One founder Cathy Hughes for an intimate interview during Women’s Empowerment 2014. During the candid sit down, the media mogul offered…


Hundreds gathered at the Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan to honor Cathy Hughes, a woman who has blazed a trail for Black media in America. The Equity and Parity luncheon, which was a part of Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition 17th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit, was moderated by Sharon Epperson, correspondent for CNBC, […]


You may not know Chaka Fattah but you should. Fattah has helped more than 25 million individuals through programs and initiatives he has created since being elected to public office three decades ago. He is currently serving his 10th term in the U. S. House of Representatives, where he has fought to make education more […]