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Brian Dawson interviews President Barack Obama on Radio One’s K97.5! Tune into WRAL TV 5 this evening as they go behind the scenes at the Radio One Raleigh studios filming Brian Dawson’s interview with the President of the United States of America! Barack Obama started their conversation wishing everyone a happy holidays and even shared […]

One Community, One Voice, One Vision’s mission is to help people overcome the weaknesses, hurts and distractions that are keeping them from using 100% of their potential. To advance our mission; we will create programs and plan events that will develop people in the following areas: Self Development and Leadership, Health Education, Economic Empowerment, and […]

The Tishawn Woods Foundation (TSW) presents K97.5’s Brian Dawson’s 12th Annual “Silver Bells – Toys 4 Kids Program.” The goal of this initiative is to provide less fortunate children across the Triangle with an exciting Christmas experience. The Toys 4 Kids program will take place at multiple venues throughout Raleigh & Durham and will include […]

Last Sunday, after the St. Louis Rams took to the field with their hands in the air as a show of solidarity for Mike Brown and the people of Ferguson, the St. Louis County PD was very unhappy about the display. The St. Louis Police Officers Association even said that the players, “chose to ignore the […]

K97.5 is proud to bring to you the ultimate concert right before Christmas! You’ve been hearing about it, now it’s time to hear who will be gracing the stage on December 20th at the Dorton Arena- NC State Fairgrounds….. ~Dej Loaf ~Snootie Wild ~Teyana Taylor ~Rae Sremmurd ~Cash Out …and 10 year old kid DJ […]

Today is the last day to donate to Brian Dawson’s Turkey Drive. This year makes 10 years attributed to helping the Raleigh/ Durham Rescue Missions help make Thanksgiving possible for those who are less fortunate. Your donation- be it big or small, will help needy families. You can donate to the TSW Turkey Drive by […]

Brian Dawson is always giving some inspiration to the kids and young adults. Today he visited Shaw University to speak to the Mass Communication Department. “Brian was a really inspirational! It motivated me to keep pushing in the field that I am in!”- Diamond Parks Check out some photos from the class today! Related Stories: […]

Wednesday, November 19th, Brian Dawson will be at Kroger {350 E. Six Forks Rd.} for an hour, 12noon-1pm, to help raise funds for turkeys. The money raised will go towards purchasing turkeys that will be donated to the Raleigh/ Durham Rescue Missions. If you would like to donate to the TSW Turkey Drive, please log […]

Atlanta Hawks basketball player, Elton Brand donated $2,000 to Carolina Elite AAU Basketball Team. The team is comprised of 9 and 10 year olds who will be playing their first game this upcoming Saturday. The funds have been used to help purchase uniforms and cover registration costs for the players. Text “K975” To 52140 for […]

Yesterday, we reported that the U.S. Army was stuck in the 1960’s and still referring to blacks or African-Americans as Negroes. Well, public outrage sparked almost immediate actio n, as the Army Regulation handbook with the term has already been updated. The Army has also released an apology stating: “The U.S. Army fully recognized, and […]

This is great news to start off your morning… Last evening, Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, a nurse, whose abduction was caught on Surveillance video was found alive with minimal injuries in MD. Three days ago, while leaving work, she was attacked and abducted, which sparked a nationwide manhunt involving the FBI. She was found alive in Jessup, MD, […]

The mid-term elections are in full swing and the polls are open in North Carolina until 7:30pm. If you don’t know your polling place, follow this link and type in your address to locate where you must vote. Too many sacrifices have been made for us to sit at home and not take to the […]