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More than 100 Hennepin County employees could be fired Thursday

The deadline for getting vaccinated against COVID was April 4, and county workers who haven’t filed for religious or medical exemption need to show proof of vaccine.

MINNEAPOLIS — Editor’s note: The attached video first aired on April 4, 2022

Hennepin County employees have had months to get a COVID vaccine, and despite lawsuits and other attempts to stop the mandate, proof of a vaccine needs to be turned in to HR Thursday. 

Employees who do not may be fired or face other disciplinary action as of Friday. … Read more

Stacey Abrams’ Net Worth On The Rise

We will always be in the business of giving Black women their flowers during peak accomplishments, especially when that includes reaching new financial heights on the road towards success.

Thankfully for Stacey Abrams, Democratic hopeful in the upcoming 2022 Georgia governor election, her riches have come the honest way by abiding by the law while also putting herself in a position of power to make positive changes within it as well.

Just how big is the Buffy The Vampire Slayer buff banking in, you ask?… Read more

Professor Says Black Women Should Marry White Men

Meet Ralph Richard Banks.

Banks is the Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. He’s also the co-founder and faculty director of the Stanford Center for Racial Justice. Banks is also a Black man who appears to believe Black women are better off marrying white men because, in his opinion, white men are their path to optimizing their success.

Banks recently penned an op-ed piece for the New York Post titled, “Why More Black Women Should Consider Marrying White Men.”… Read more

R. Kelly Lawyer Cites Matt Lauer & Roger Ailes Cases In Latest Defense Strategy

R. Kelly‘s been doing his bid for quite some time now and while some men might’ve just taken their sentence and accepted it for what it was, R. Kelly’s lawyer continues to try to spring the R&B Thug from prison and is doing what she can to get a judge to grant Kelly his wish.

The Vulture is reporting that in her latest argument, R. Kelly’s attorney, Jennifer Bonjean, invoked the names of Matt Lauer and Roger Ailes in new court papers pointing out prosecutors went about the Kelly case much more differently than they did Lauer and Ailes, basically stating that The R.… 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