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  (WOIO) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has deemed the month of May “Bicycle Safety Month.” Dr. Michael Macknin is a pediatrician at…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and according to BlackDoctor.org “African-American females experience higher death rates from breast cancer than any other racial or ethnic…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and according to BlackDoctor.org “African-American females experience higher death rates from breast cancer than any other racial or ethnic group.” This is partially due to African-American women tending to have more aggressive tumors. The fact is not meant to scare you, but it is meant as a wake up […]

Erykah Badu: Through the Years Erykah Badu, real name Erica Abi Wright, was born in Dallas. She began rapping at the age of 14 for a local radio station before deciding to change the spelling of what she called her slave name. Badu briefly attended Grambling State University before working on a 19-song demo with […]

Basheer Jones shares his music moment growing up in commemoration of Black Music Month June 2010. Join him on Street Soldiers every Sunday evening at 9pm Z107.9FM and every weekday morning 6am-9am on 1490AM. Streaming live on www.ZHipHopCleveland.com and www.NewsTalkCleveland.com Join Basheer Jones every Sunday at 9pm on Street Soldiers on our Z107.9FM station. The […]

Just a few nights ago I had the pleasure of meeting and seeing the performance of Cleveland’s own Tommy Johnson, singer-songwriter-producer-musician. Him and many other Cleveland talents hit the stage at D.I.V.A.’s “Sensual Showcase” held at the Cleveland Improv. Many showed up and little did I know what I was in store for. Mind you, […]