Cathy Hughes

Ms. Cathy Hughes joins the Russ Parr Morning Show to explain the significance of the Happy Birthday song and why you should not forget the lyrics of the song.

Celebrating 42 years of Radio One! Take a walk down memory lane in celebration of how founder Cathy Hughes built America's largest Black-owned broadcasting company.

On Saturday (October 2), WOL News Talk 1450 in Washington D.C. celebrated its 41st anniversary - a moment which showcased the perseverance and tenacity of its founder, Urban One maven Cathy Hughes.

Outstanding musical performances, praiseworthy acceptance speeches and an unforgettable tribute to International Sweethearts of Rhythm — the band of Urban One Founder Cathy Hughes’ mom, Helen Jones Woods — are just a few things that made the Urban One honors a night we won't soon forget.

Urban One's founder and chairperson was praised in the Senate on Dec. 15 for her work in radio and media, spanning 40 years.

It’s time to #REPRESENT that #WeAreOne. We have created a special video version of our Chairperson, Cathy Hughes’ “Reality Radio” segment to demonstrate our solidarity with our community as we continue to stand against racism and injustice. Let’s lead the way and lift our voices as One.

Cathy Hughes may not be a celebrity, but she’s definitely a star. That’s why MONARCH magazine, a premiere lifestyle and fashion brand, selected her to grace the cover of their Winter 2019/2020 issue. Hughes, the founder and chairwoman of Urban One (the parent company of Radio One, TV One, iOne Digital, CLEO TV, One Solution and Reach Media), has […]

US Rep. Elijah Cummings passed away this morning after complications from a long time health issue. Ms. Cathy Hughes and Cummings were longtime friends. They met several years ago when Ms. Hughes bought her first radio station, he was her lawyer. She says that he was the first one to shorten her name and start […]

Many people look forward to the NAACP Image Awards every year, because it’s a night where Black excellence is on full display. This year instead of a red carpet, a tribute special hosted by the one and only Ms. Cathy Hughes, will air before the show. The special features interviews with people who have won […]

If you knew the Queen, you know that she didn’t like air conditioning. She liked her home, hotel rooms, tour buses and anywhere else she went, to be warm. Urban One founder Cathy Hughes , specifically remembers a time when Aretha Franklin sat in the audience at the Lincoln Theater, with the air conditioner on, to […]

Founder of Radio One and long-time friend of Dick Gregory, Cathy Hughes talks about her friendship with the activist. Gregory believed in black media, he bought black newspapers and spent thousands in the media industry for it. On talking about Radio One, Hughes said, “he loved us. He appreciated the work we were doing to […]