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CHANGEMAKERS: New Local Radio Show Highlights the Importance of African American Media Ownership


EAST ORANGE, NJ - Changemakers is a new Saturday morning weekly talk radio platform that empowers the community by featuring local of ‘change agents’ in the areas of Economic and Community Development, Entrepreneurship, the Arts and Cultural Revitalization.

This Saturday morning, October 31st at 10:00 AM on 95.9 FM and online at, Changemakers with Royston Allman will host a show themed: The Importance of African American Media Ownership in 2015. Featured Changemakers this week will be media entrepreneurs, Natalie Heard Hackett, Managing Editor of TAPinto Montclair, and Milton Hobbs, Managing Editor of TAPinto East Orange/Orange.

Host Royston Allman is a local businessman, president of the Ampere Civic Association and resident that is deeply concerned about the success of East Orange and environs. He is a member of the East Orange Chamber of Commerce and Central Avenue Business Improvement District. 

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Now he brings that passion to internet radio, so tune in Saturday Morning as he and his guests discuss the need for an African American perspective in the formulation of perception in our town.

If you are a Changemaker, or know someone you would like to see featured on the show contact Changemakers at

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