Meet 2021 Future History Maker Winner, Ralph Carter! Ralph Carter is a native of Columbus, OH and founder of nonprofit organization WE ARE LINDEN. He is a proud alumni of Central State University and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated Delta Xi Chapter. Ralph is committed to changing the lives of individuals, families and […]

Meet 2021 Future History Maker Winner,  Rev. Derrick Holmes! Reverend Derrick K. Holmes is the current Pastor of Second Baptist Church in Circleville, OH. Reverend Holmes serves as a Contributing Editor of the Columbus African American News Journal and has been featured in The Scioto Post, The Circleville Herald and The Columbus Dispatch. Author of […]

Meet 2021 Future History Maker Winner, Kendall White! Kendall White is a native of Cincinnati yet graduate of Ohio Dominican University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. He has used education to lead and serve his peers as recipient of the “Outstanding Leader” Award 2017-2018, using his influence to collect 1,200 books for […]

Congratulations to Tamar Braxton! She is the very 1st African American to Win “Celebrity Big Brother”!!! Tamar is a self-proclaimed super fan of the show and strategically used her alliances with Kandi and LoLo to win the show. It was down to her and former NFL’er Ricky Williams leaving her as the very first African American […]

LOS ANGELES – LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving were on stage to accept the award for ‘Best Moment’ for the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Championship win. at the ESPYs. James said the win was for his hometown. “This is all for the City of Cleveland and for everyone that’s ever grown up in Northeast Ohio.” […]

Tessanne Chin, the season 5 winner of The Voice, is serving up some R&B realness in her new single, “Love Suicide.” Following up on her…

Ariana Miyamoto is Miss Japan. (Photo: Instagram) Ariana Miyamoto is making history, being the first biracial pageant winner in Japan and she’s Black! Of course the media is all ove this story. Get more of this story via Yahoo Beauty below. Ariana Miyamoto is Japanese by legal definition. The 20-year-old was born in Japan. She is a […]

Were you prepared to call your boss to say you won’t be returning to work? While the rest of us have to keep punching the time clock, Marie Holmes’ life has changed for the better and she deserves it. Via Hello Beautiful Holmes is one of three winners of Wednesday’s Powerball, adding $188 million to her bank account. […]

Have you tried the wasabi-ginger Frito-Lay potato chips? If you voted for that flavor, you just helped add some zeros to Meneko Spigner McBeth’s bank account. On Monday night, Frito-Lay announced that McBeth, a registered nurse, was the winner of its “Do Us a Flavor” contest to create a new potato chip flavor, according to NBC4 New York.   Thanks […]

Cedric The Entertainer made a rare appearance in Columbus and Magic 98.9 was there front row to catch all of the madness that Cedric brings when he’s in town. We also had an Ultimate Fan Contest for the Cedric Show. Congratulations to Venny and her friends who had a blast with Cedric. Check out the […]

A couple months Radio One in partnership with KFC launched the KFC Hitmaker competition. The competition called for artists to reflect the 360 campaign which focuses on community, family, and heritage. for more info on the competition check out Voters were able to go to the website and vote on the finalists for the […]