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NYC’S First Black Mayor Has Passed At 93

NYC’S First Black Mayor Has Passed At 93

David Dinkins, who made history as New York City’s first Black mayor, died of natural causes at his home on Monday. He was 93. Dinkins’ death comes just weeks after his wife, Joyce, passed away in October at age 89.  read more »

Holiday Travel During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Holiday Travel During The Covid-19 Pandemic

4 million travelers passed through the nation’s airports since Saturday on their way to celebrate Thanksgiving with their families. The TSA screened 917,354 people at airports across the country on Monday. Security screenings at U.S. airports surpassed 2 million over the weekend, as people ignored the CDC’s warnings to avoid traveling over the holiday. It’s a far…read more »

Sammy Davis Jr’s Daughter Tracey Has Passed

Sammy Davis Jr’s Daughter Tracey Has Passed

Tracey Davis, daughter of Sammy Davis Jr., has died, her ex-husband Guy Garner confirmed to the Associated Press. Garner said Tracey died in Franklin, Tennessee, on November 2, following a short illness. An official cause of death was not revealed. Read full story here: Sammy Davis Jr’s Daughter Tracey Dead at 59read more »

Trailblazer…

Trailblazer…

102.1 KOKY-FM was the first Arkansas radio station devoted to a black audience KOKY. Four letters with more than 50 years of history and music. “We came in as a race radio station in 1956,” DJ Mark Dylan explained. “KOKY has been an advocate for this black community for many, many years.” It was Arkansas’…read more »