Interactive One

Interactive One Launches BlackPlanet Rising, First Online Platform Empowering Blacks Seeking to Give Back to the Community
August 14, 2009

New York, August 12, 2009 — Interactive One, LLC The Digital Connection for Black America and the digital division of Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROIAK and ROIA), the largest African American multimedia company, today announced the launch of BlackPlanet Rising (, the first comprehensive platform to provide tools, information and connections for African Americans to give back their time and resources to the community.  Interactive One will seek to activate African Americans through a broad cross-platform outreach program leveraging the Radio One stations, and its own robust online platform which reaches more than nine million monthly unique visitors and includes the original social networking site,