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Congrats to Cathy Hughes

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Radio One founder and chairperson Cathy Hughes was awarded the Economic and Business Award by the Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. this past Friday. The organization held their 37th Annual Symposium: Workshop Awards Luncheon during Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC to recognize women who make significant contributions in the fields of health, education, the arts, community service and economic development. In addition to Hughes, the BWA honored five other trailblazing black women such as Rev. Dr. Bernice King (who received the President’s Award); Dr. Frances Brisbane of Stony Brook University; National CARES founder and CEO Susan Taylor; and Hampton University student Niya Nelson. Source

CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.

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