YO! Just Checkin In with Host Marcus Sims, keeps you informed and entertained.

On this episode, we speak with Tennessee Valley's own, Kimeko Farrar. She wears many hats which include mother, poet and engineer. However, on YO! Just Checkin In, we touch on financial advice (Black Girl Wealthy) and branding  (Brand Crush Sunday) that can be helpful to all.

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YO! Just Checkin In with Host Marcus Sims keeps you informed and entertained.

On this edition of " YO! Just Checkin In," host Marcus Sims interviews Shamika Sledge, Founder of Melanin Pride Magazine. Black businesses, current events and more are covered in this Florence, Alabama based magazine. 

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Little Richard, 1966 AP

Little Richard passed away on May 9th at the age of 87.

The Father of Rock n Roll will be buried in Huntsville.

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  Alabama A&M University will be among the 77 historically black colleges and universities participating in a national virtual celebration of HBCU graduates scheduled for Saturday, May 16th, at 1 p.m. Central Time.  

The celebration will feature celebrity hosts, motivational speakers, musical performances, and the profiles of HBCU valedictorians and other graduates. In addition to highlighting this year’s graduates and their institutions, the event will raise funds for participating HBCUs and their students.

AAMU’s First Giving Tuesday Campaign a Success

Seven days ago, Alabama A&M University launched its first-ever Giving Tuesday initiative. Although previously held in November, the popular day was officially moved to May 5, 2020, in response to COVID-19 and its impact on nations around the world. Trustee Chris Robinson, President Andrew Hugine, Jr., and several other administrators, students, faculty, staff, and alumni participated in the new social media craze, “Don’t Rush Challenge”, to promote Giving Tuesday.