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Tom Joyner has stepped away from the mic. On Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, the legendary radio jock retired after four decades on the air. Joyner, 70, hosted “The Tom Joyner Morning Show,” which aired in more than 105 markets nationwide and reached nearly eight million listeners. The show served as an important outlet for the…

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Despite the innumerable allegations of sexual impropriety and pedophilia made against R. Kelly over the years, Black radio has, for the most part, continued to play his music on their stations. Times may be changing, partially because of the latest scandal to beset the embattled entertainer which alleges that Robert Kelly, 51, deliberately infected someone…

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As the Tom Joyner Cruise sailed along the Caribbean Sea in the direction of the Cayman Islands, Tom Joyner and I shared laughs with Salt-N-Pepa and a few other celebrities late one night, when I was suddenly struck by a sad premonition: this party will soon come to an end.   Little did I know that…

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For over two decades, Tom Joyner has been on the airwaves as the host of the popular syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show and fans regard him as a beloved legend in the industry. So it comes as no surprise that fans were shocked this week when a rumor spread that Joyner was being forced to…

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The student team from Spelman College in Atlanta walked away with the winning title in Ford’s 2014 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Challenge and $75,0000 in scholarships and grants for its original community program. The competition reflects Ford’s century-long commitment to supporting the African American community, and its focus on education. Ford offers the…

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DALLAS – Listeners who tuned in to hear the Tom Joyner Morning Show on K-Soul 94.5 got a big surprise Monday morning. Joyner was gone. When contacted by WFAA’s Robert Schechter, Gary Spurgeon, general manager of Radio One in Dallas explained, “It’s not a small decision. It’s a huge decision.” Radio One switched the format…

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Rev. Al Sharpton has refused to duck despite having his perfectly coifed silver-and-black locks pelted relentlessly by a torrential downpour of insults after it was revealed he was an informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the 1980s. Instead of leaning back from the fierce blowback from contemporaries and admirers about being a “snitch,”…

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Sheila Stewart death  A Washington, D.C. radio personality has passed away after a tragic car accident. Sheila Stewart of Radio One fame died early Thursday morning in Atlanta, Georgia. The media personality was in town visiting her sister and working remotely in the city. Radio One representatives report that she was on her way to…

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