Jeri Tolliver

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we’re going Pink! every Friday here at 1230 The Buzz  during the month of October to create awareness.  Early detection is critical for Black women because it appears in Black women at a younger age (BlackWomen’s Health Imperative) and in more advanced forms.  Black women are less likely […]

Sweet Honey In The  Rock, an amazing a capella ensemble,  will perform at Proctor & Gamble Hall this Friday, December 6 at 8pm  and SisterSpeak host, Jeri Tolliver, and co-host DeAsa Brown will welcome them to the Aronoff and host a listener meet and greet after the show. The program on Friday will feature music and traditions of […]

On behalf of Lincoln Ware, Emanuel Livingston, SisterSpeak- Jeri Tolliver, Ameenah Hall, Dr. Shantel Thomas, Attorney Janaya Trotter-Bratton, DeAsa Brown , Ken Anderson, Nathan Ivey and our producers Terance Howard, Byron Thompson, Mr. LaMonte, and Daryl Henderson- HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

The Greater Cincinnati National Action Network organized a prayer and rally, in support of Trayvon Martin, in downtown Cincinnati.

To recognize women’s history month, “Sister Speak” host Jeri Tolliver wanted to recognize two Cincinnati women who became powerful voices for their community: Marian Spencer and Marjorie Parham. While most African-American women were limited to careers such as teaching and nursing, in the 1930’s, Marjorie was determined to have business career. After being wed to […]

First lady, Michelle Obama, believes there is more work to do. That’s why she’s telling voters that President Obama needs four more years to lead the country in better shape than years past. After speaking at Miami University, yesterday, she talked to Jeri about how far the country has come with her husband’s leadership. In […]

Earlier this week, first lady Michelle Obama visited Columbus and Dayton Ohio to campaign for her husband’s presidential re-election. I had the chance to speak to her, over the phone, for an interview. Of course we talked about this year’s election, and how crucial of a state Ohio is for President Obama to be re-elected. […]

Mother’s Day is hard for me. I miss my mom and long for that one last conversation.  I didn’t have a chance to tell her that I loved her and was proud of the amazing things she did as a mother- one last time.  I didn’t get the chance to say that I admired her for her courage […]

We did it. We walked 107 miles from Cincinnati to Columbus to create awareness and urgency for children’s health issues.  This 6th Annual walk is the brainchild of State Senator Eric Kearney and it’s remarkable to think he did it alone the first year. Wow! This walk was dedicated to create awareness of fetal/childhood stroke and […]

  Finding cures. Saving children. That’s the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and 1230 The Buzz will host our annual radiothon on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 6am-7pm to support that mission. Last year Radio One, with the support of our listeners across the country, raised over one million dollars for St. Jude Children’s […]

This year’s Book Fair was a success because of you! Thank you for joining us at Woodward Career Technical High School for a wonderful day of workshops, vendors, and performances. The Princess & Super Hero parties were adorable and we are most happy that you had a great time! FOLLOW US ON TWITTER – @1230AMWDBZ […]

Janelle Hocker, Executive Director, Step Higher Foundation stopped by SisterSpeak yesterday and talked about her passion for education and providing information to young people regarding their college options.  Step Higher has a mission to provide educational resources and financial guidance to assist families in their preparation for college connecting them to career and internship opportunities. […]