What's On Today - Thursday

Dennis Rodman says he received permission to go to Russia to advocate for Brittney Griner’s release from jail

NBA legend Dennis Rodman said Saturday he “got permission” to go to Russia to seek the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner, who was sentenced to nine years in prison on drug charges.

The Basketball Hall of Famer, who was at a sneaker convention in Washington over the weekend, told NBC News he was looking to head over to Moscow at some point this week.

“I got permission to go to Russia to help that girl.… Read more

An unlikely friendship leads to new chapter for group ‘A Mother’s Love’

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – You might recognize the pink sweatshirts at crime scenes but while “A Mother’s Love” consoles families hurt by violence. The real mission is to prevent the violence. A team of women do that by teaching things like parenting skills, finding a job, finance, how to survive trauma and more. They empower women.

“You save a mother you save a child,” said A Mother’s Love CEO Lisa Clemons says. “You save a father, you save a family.… Read more

Family of Philando Castile keeps his memory alive with fundraiser

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (FOX 9) – Philando Castile was shot and killed by then St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez, during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights in 2016. On Sunday, Castile’s loved ones continued to work to keep his memory alive through the Philando Castile Memorial Scholarship Fund.

“He would have never asked for something like this,” event organizer Adrian Perryman told FOX 9. “I think he would be shy and embarrassed that all of this is being done for him, but deep down I’m sure he’d be proud to know that the work he’s doing is continuing forever.”… Read more

‘Never Would Have Made It: The Marvin Sapp Story’ Premieres On TV One

Marvin Sapp at the premiere of his biopic “Never Would Have Made It: The Marvin Sapp Story” On TvOne Source: Paras Griffin/Getty Images / TV One

On Sunday, August 21st, at 9 pm, the world will learn the story of one of Gospel’s iconic singers. “Never Would Have Made It: The Marvin Sapp Story” will tell the story of the Gospel singer and worship leader, from his humble days in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to the legend he is today.… 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