What's On Today - Wednesday

What The Loss Of SNAP Benefits Means Amid Looming Hunger Cliff

Millions of Americans will find it harder to put enough food on the table starting in March 2023, after a COVID-19 pandemic-era boost to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits comes to an end. Congress mandated this change in budget legislation it passed in late December 2022.

Roughly 41 million Americans are currently enrolled in this program, which the government has long used to ease hunger while boosting the economy during downturns.

Many families enrolled in the program, commonly known as SNAP but sometimes called food stamps, stand to lose an average of roughly $90 USD per person a month.… Read more

New Study Finds Black Women’s Hair 2.5 Times More Likely To Be Seen As Unprofessional

Last year, Massachusetts became the 18th state to adopt the CROWN Act, an imperative bill that shields individuals from discrimination over natural and protective hairstyles in the workplace and other institutions. But as lawmakers work tirelessly for the bill to be passed nationwide, the fight to end race-based hair discrimination continues.

A new study co-commissioned by Dove and LinkedIn found that Black women’s hair was 2.5 times more likely to be perceived as unprofessional in the workplace.… Read more

Tyler Perry To Donate $2.75M To Atlanta’s Low-Income Senior Citizens

Tyler Perry To Donate $2.75M To Atlanta’s Low-Income Senior Citizens

Entertainment mogul and philanthropist Tyler Perry is stepping up to support economically vulnerable communities that have been significantly impacted by the ravaging wave of gentrification in Atlanta. Perry recently pledged to donate $2.75 million to elderly homeowners throughout the city.

The soaring costs of housing have led to the displacement of senior citizens who have called neighborhoods nestled in the heart of the city home for decades.… Read more



September 20, 2017


 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