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Donnie Simpson Returns to the Air and Brings the Soul Back

Inside of Radio One’s Silver Spring, Md., office, there’s a jam session taking place within…

The State of Black Radio Part 3: Internet Killed the Radio Star

Alicia Keys’s “New Day” is the theme song for morning news shows on CNN. And…

The State of Black Radio Part 2: The Death of the Listener

Last year’s tragic death of New York City’s 98.7 Kiss FM was marked by the…

The State of Black Radio: Death of the Communicator

The summertime’s sudden firing of Hot 97 morning show co-host K-Foxx left her describing the…

Hal Jackson

Hal Jackson Dies at 96

Radio pioneer Harold "Hal" Jackson, a staple of New York radio, has died at 93. …

Rebirth of Slick: Jazz Returns to Black Popular Music

April is Jazz Appreciation Month. So it’s an appropriate time to showcase four, twenty first…