8-K 1 form8-kdecember312020.htm FORM 8-K DECEMBER 31, 2020
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 28, 2020
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File No.)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1010 Wayne Avenue
14th Floor
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
(301) 429-3200
 (Address, Including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Registrant’s Principal Executive Offices)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Trading Symbol
Name of Exchange on which Registered
Class A Common Stock, $.001 Par Value
NASDAQ Capital Market
Class D Common Stock, $.001 Par Value
NASDAQ Capital Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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ITEM 5.02.  Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On December 28, 2020, Urban One, Inc. (the “Company”) received notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (“Nasdaq”) that as a result of the resignation of Geoffrey Armstrong as a director of the Company effective November 23, 2020 the Company was no longer in compliance with Nasdaq’s audit committee requirements as set forth in Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5605 since Mr. Armstrong had been a member of the audit committee. Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5605(c)(4) requires that the audit committee consist of three independent directors. As a result of Mr. Armstrong’s resignation, the number of directors serving on the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors had been reduced to two. The notice from Nasdaq indicated that, consistent with Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5605(c)(4), the Company is provided a cure period until the earlier of the Company’s next annual meeting of stockholders or November 30, 2021 to regain compliance with this requirement. If the next annual shareholders’ meeting is held before May 31, 2021, then the Company must evidence compliance no later than May 31, 2021.  If the Company were to fail to regain compliance within this cure period, its Class A and Class D common stock would be subject to delisting upon notification of such a determination by the Nasdaq staff, which determination could be appealed.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


Date: December 31, 2020                /s/ Peter D. Thompson 
Peter D. Thompson
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer