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My Gift To You On The Anniversary Of My Miracle

March 25th, 2017 in

The Last Few Autographed Copies In Existence. Limited Offer. Order Today. Tony Brown — Host and Executive Producer of Tony Brown’s Journal, described by a leading archivist as “the most complete and thoughtful record of African-American opinion,” in existence. Sign up to get notified of the upcoming release of my 4th book  On April 11, 2017, I…


Lena Horne: “WWII’s Black Pin-Up Girl”

February 22nd, 2017 in

Black History Month Home Schooling Black History. Let TonyBrownsJournal.com do the teaching with 1,000 streamed videos in your home, your office or on your mobile device for a true Black history education. For more information, click here: www.TonyBrownsJournal.com/homeschooling. “Lena Horne was the sweetheart of the Black soldier and Black airmen, our own pin-up girl,” said Louis D. Hill,…


The Black Valentino: Lorenzo Tucker

February 17th, 2017 in

Black History Month … The Black Valentino Lorenzo Tucker, a Race Movie superstar of the 30’s, was often billed as the “Black Valentino” or the “Colored John Gilbert.” In 1924, lured by the taste for show business, Tucker withdrew from his studies at Temple University where he had contemplated medicine, and moved to Atlantic City…


Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee — Black Royalty

February 10th, 2017 in

Black Royalty … The U. S. Harlem of Black America, in New York City, was the main attraction for these “striver” aspirants who later included such notables as historians John Henry Clarke, J. A. Rogers and Dr. Chancellor Williams, Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, TV Director Stan Lathan, Producer of “Black Journal” William Greaves, Stage Director…


Oscar Micheaux: A Man Ahead Of His Time

February 4th, 2017 in

Did you know that the most prolific Black – if not most prolific independent – filmmaker in American cinema, Oscar Micheaux wrote, produced and directed 44 feature-length films between 1919 and 1948. Micheaux, born on January 2, 1884 in Metropolis, Illinois, the fifth child in a family of thirteen, worked as a shoeshine boy, farm…


Benefits of Essential Nutmeg Oil — From George Washington Carver to Malcolm X

January 27th, 2017 in

Recent guidelines from The National Institutes of Health (NIH) state that “children should start eating peanut-containing foods in their first year to stave off dangerous allergies, the NIH guidelines also suggest a strong connection between certain foods and good health,” as reported by the Associated Press on  January 6, 2017. Assayed Grenadian Essential Nutmeg Oil…


The Tuskegee Scientific Genius

January 27th, 2017 in

Dr. George Washington Carver was born into slavery in Diamond, Missouri in the 1860s (the exact day and year of his birth are unknown) and he died on January 5, 1943. For more than 40 years, Dr. George Washington Carver, a prominent scientist and inventor, labored at Tuskegee Institute, now Tuskegee University, in a ceaseless effort…


The Original Civil Rights Movement

January 13th, 2017 in

BLACK HISTORY MADE IN DETROIT: THE DAY THAT WILL LIVE FOREVER – JUNE 23, 1963 …  Judge Not By The Color Of Our Skin, But By The Content Of Our Character …  What MLK Said On June 23, 1963 Is Also True Today  Tony Brown, Coordinator of the largest civil rights march in U. S. history, which…


Africa, The Cradle of Civilization

December 29th, 2016 in

As the creator of Kwanzaa, Dr. Maulana “Ron” Karenga, professor of Black Studies, has had a profound impact on the African-American culture, as well as the evolution of Black Studies.  He is a celebrated author, Ph. D, founder of several Black nationalist organizations. As the guest on “The Evolution of Black Studies” (TBJ Show #2519),…


FREE Holiday Gifts

December 23rd, 2016 in

My first gift to friends of TonyBrownsJournal.com and my Facebook Page is an invitation to watch FREE brief video clips from the Tony Brown’s Journal Video & Film collection of the nearly 1,000 historic and iconic titles that are streamed 24/7.  As a university dean emeritus of a journalism school, I consider this historic collection…


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