Right On! Digital Releases Exclusive Coverage Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Holiday

By: RIGHT ON! MAGAZINE
 
NEW YORK - Jan. 18, 2019 - PRLog -- As Right On! Magazine continues to make positive strides  in the publishing community, this time as a digital platform, Cynthia Horner, Publisher/CEO of Right On! Digital,  announces that they will be releasing exclusive coverage commemorating the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Beginning January 19, 2019, readers who visit the site will be able to scroll through  more than a dozen quotes and heartfelt testimonials from a variety of tastemakers and celebrities who recall the tremendous influence  the slain Civil Rights leader had on their lives. In addition, the site will feature an exclusive interview with Kurtis Blow, Chairman of the Universal Hip Hop Museum (uhhm.org). Blow, one of the pioneers of the rap music movement, shares a special connection with Right On! as he holds the honor of being the first rapper to appear on a cover of a nationally circulated newsstand magazine, which was Right On!.

This idea of celebrating Dr.  King in this way was conceived  by Right On! Digital's CEO/Editor-In-Chief Cynthia Horner who is excited about engaging their readers in what others had to say about the memorable African- American of our time. "I am very passionate about reminding our readers around the world about the significance of Dr. Martin Luther King  Jr. Dr. King was one of the most influential human beings in the world and his passionate, intellectual approach to ensuring that basic human rights are recognized must continue to live on in our hearts and in our history. Dr. King was revered by my parents' generation and it is up to us to make sure we light his flame, not just in January, but in every month of the year," Horner says. The full list of quotes and exclusive interview with Kurtis Blow will be available to view on Right On! Digital's website.

"The purpose of our tribute to Dr. King is to highlight his accomplishments and spread awareness to the remarkable achievements of this great leader. Kurtis Blow, one of the first hip hop superstars, actually produced a record back in 1985 which was called 'King Holiday' and executive-produced by Dexter King (Dr. Martin Luther King's son) which featured Run-DMC, Stacy Lattisaw, Whitney Houston, New Edition, El DeBarge and many others. Its accompanying video was paid for by the late recording artist Prince and we take readers behind the scenes of this occasion which was an amazing fete in the 80's," she concludes.

To view the quotes and watch  the throwback video "King Holiday" starring Kurtis Blow and  his celebrity friends, please visit www.rightondigital.com and stay connected  via Facebook and Instagram @RightOnDigital.

About Right On! Digital

Circa 1971, Right On! Magazine launched as the first teen magazine for the African-American youth audience.  By the mid-70's, under the editorial leadership of Cynthia Horner, Right On! Magazine became known as an official voice of the entertainment community. At one time the publication was the go-to  source for relevant coverage on Motown phenomenon Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 brothers. As the years progressed, Right On!, whose title derived from the iconic expression of positivity, was an important vehicle that assisted in popularizing such celebrities as Prince, Janet Jackson, New Edition, New Kids On The Block, Nicki Minaj, Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. Right On! Magazine's iconic covers have appeared in numerous films, television segments and videos. The publication is the forerunner of urban music magazines and concentrates on bringing exclusive news and rare insight on topical issues to its readers.  In 2017, Right On! Media Holdings, LLC. (a Horner-Harris family-owned company), launched its digital platform www.rightondigital.com. A commemorative print issue is slated for release in June 2019.

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