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Radio One and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital recently hosted the 14th annual Urban Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids event that united celebrities, radio personalities and a community of Mainstream Urban, R&B and Gospel music fans across the country from March 2-3 to raise $1.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Celebrity supporters […]

Let’s take a good long look at HIV rate in our community. By Denise Dunbar We have to stop ignoring this! New CDC numbers show a distressing trend. There’s an increasing number of young people, ages 13 – 24 becoming infected with the HIV virus!! (What’s really going on?!!) According to health professionals, of all […]

This Year’s Measles Outbreak Underscores the Importance of Making Sure Children Receive All of Their Vaccinations February 22-28th is Georgia Preteen and Teen Vaccine Awareness Week. It’s a reminder that all children between the ages of 10 and 18 must adhere to the provisions of Georgia Department of Public Health Rule 511-2-2. Newly implemented in […]

By Mary-Pat Hector “Phat,” “Chubby,” “Thick,” “Plus Size,” these are words that were indirectly written on my forehead from the day I started grade school. These names not only haunted me as a young girl, constantly engrained in my memories as they sometimes even haunt me presently. Being considered over weight in a size 2 […]

Initiative focuses on ending the HIV epidemic in metro Atlanta The Atlanta Area Outreach Initiative (AAOI) will be hosting its 16th year with an event that will prove to have a significant and lasting impact on the HIV epidemic within the Metropolitan Atlanta Area. The AAOI event will focus on getting individuals who are not […]

It’s a New Year – and now is a good time to improve your lifestyle habits for a New You! Join compassionate nurses for their “New Year, New You” event. They’ll have health experts available with health screenings and to help you come up with a healthy eating plan. They’ll also have information about getting […]

Radio One Atlanta cares about the community and is working towards change. We have partnerned with the organizations below as we work to change our community. Click the links below to see how you can get involved. Atlanta NAACP Rev. R.L. White – President Richard Rose – President-elect Mary Ross – Interim Executive Director 100 […]