Home Where Rosa Parks Once Lived To Be Auctioned Off

The home where civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks once lived has been on a global journey. After being shipped from Detroit to Berlin to undergo reconstruction, the house has been brought back to America and is slated to be auctioned off, CNN reported.

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Parks and her family initially moved into the Detroit home in 1957 after she received death threats in the South for refusing to give up her seat on a bus, the news outlet writes. She lived in the home with her husband, brother, sister-in-law, and her thirteen nieces and nephews. [Read more]

Don’t Believe The Myth That Black Fathers Are Not There For Their Children

Don’t Believe The Myth That Black Fathers Are Not There For Their Children

Black men are victims of a myth that paints them as the most irresponsible and chronically absentee fathers in the nation. The fact is that African-American men are the most involved fathers.

Black men, compared to white and Hispanic fathers, were the most involved in their children’s daily lives—from talking to their kids to helping them with homework—according to a 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study. [Read more]

Black Candidates Making Significant Strides In 2018 Primary Elections

Black Candidates Making Significant Strides In 2018 Primary Elections

African-Americans running for office in 2018 have broken through the glass ceiling in several races so far in the 2018 primary election season.

SEE ALSO: Black Women Stepped Up To The Political Challenge In State Primaries

While several high-profile races have garnered most of the attention, Black candidates are also making significant strides in smaller municipal races.

For example, James “JD” Dixon was elected on Tuesday as sheriff of Chesterfield County, South Carolina—the first African-American to win that office, WPED-TV reported on Friday. He beat the incumbent Sheriff Jay Brooks by 1,700 votes. Dixon, who has served 20 years in law enforcement, will not face a Republican challenger in November. [Read more]

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: ICE STUDIO BUILD Minneapolis – Minnesota

                                                                                                      

Prepared By: Freddie Bell, GM/KMOJ-FM Date: March 9, 2018

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: ICE STUDIO BUILD Minneapolis – Minnesota
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 23, 2018, 2pm QUESTION SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 16, 2018
Questions may be submitted in written form no later than March 16, 2018 to:
RFP Contact Name: Freddie Bell
Contact Address: 2123 W. Broadway Suite 200 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55411
Telephone Number:   6123770594    Email Address: freddiebell@kmojfm.com  [Read more]

Hosts Announced For KMOJ and The Ice!

  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR INFORMATION: Freddie Bell, 612-377-0594

Comedian/Actress and Radio Personality, Sheryl Underwood joins KMOJ 89.9 FM HD2, The Ice, Monday January 8th, 3pm to 6pm. Underwood is among the first radio hosts being featured on the new Urban Hip-Hop station which launched September 20, 2017.

In making the announcement, KMOJ’s General Manager Freddie Bell also revealed the addition of Tamara Moore, with “T-Moore’s Take-Over,”  also joining the Ice in the Mid-Day time slot. Moore, a former Minnesota Lynx star and KMOJ alum, rejoins KMOJ adding flavor to the station featuring female personalities. Local female host DJ Dime has been with the station since sign-on. [Read more]

KMOJ-FM 89.9 LAUNCHES THE STATE’S FIRST URBAN HIP-HOP STATION

               

September 20, 2017

 KMOJ-FM 89.9 LAUNCHES THE STATE’S FIRST URBAN HIP-HOP STATION

 The New Urban Hip-Hop sound heats up the Minneapolis-St. Paul airwaves today at Noon and in the process logging another first for The Center for Communication and Development/ KMOJ-FM and HD1.

CCD/KMOJ-FM 89.9 is on the air with KMOJ HD2, The Ice. The new HD Channel, found at KMOJ-FM 89.9 HD2, is Minnesota’s first Urban Hip-Hop format. The Ice will also present Public Affairs programming in keeping with its community radio FCC license. [Read more]