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Tony Brown with Hampton University Journalism Students Make History At The New York Times

October 17th, 2019 in

BLACK HISTORY Great Events In African-American History March 7, 2008 Tony Brown with Hampton University Journalism Students Make History At The New York Times Harvard, Columbia, Syracuse Place Second In Competition In 2008, The New York Times chose 18 college journalism students from across the country for its widely recognized summer internship class. But unlike…


Tony Brown Donates $100K

October 17th, 2019 in

BLACK HISTORY Great Events In African-American History Tony Brown Donates $100,000 to Hampton University Scholarship Fund and sows the seeds of success for future journalists Hampton, VA – In 2009, Tony Brown donated $100,000 to the Hampton University scholarship fund. Brown, the first Dean Emeritus of the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications at…


Rare Book Offers at Discounted Prices

October 4th, 2019 in

Rare Book Offers at Discounted Prices         For information on his next and final book, “Walking Between The Raindrops,” www.TonyBrownsJournal.com/Upcoming-Book TONY BROWN IS …  Author of “Black Lies, White Lies,” “Empower The People,” and “What Mama Taught Me,” all published by William Morrow & Company, Inc. (NY). Visit www.tonybrownsjournal.com/shop For 40 years,…


Africa’s Gift To America

September 26th, 2019 in

“If we only knew that the world’s true early beginnings were Black History, ‘What A Wonderful World It Would Be,’ Louie Armstrong sang to us in his signature classic hit.” – Tony Brown The first thing you must have to obtain true freedom is the knowledge of who you are I am a child of…


Rare Footage of Black College Day — 1980

September 20th, 2019 in

Separatism never has been the major driving force of Black Colleges. Clearly, these schools were not the evil the Brown versus Board of Education decision sought to eradicate. They were the product, not the cause of the evil identified in Brown v. Board of Ed, that is, the exclusion of Black students from White institutions….


“THE REAL HU”

September 14th, 2019 in

“The Real HU” … Though no longer required, Hampton and Howard made it a priority to keep playing By Tony Brown, the Dean Emeritus and Professor of the Hampton University Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications and the First and Founding Dean and Professor of the Howard University School of Communications TONY BROWN IS…


The Only Color of Freedom Is Green

July 17th, 2019 in

“The Only Color of Freedom is Green” Presented this week on TonyBrownsJournal.com Throughout the history of Black America the focus of self-help through economic development has peeked and declined. Presently, it is on life support, as a result of a strong focus on electoral politics. But it was not always that way. The “Color of…


TonyBrownsJournal.com Presents “The Evolution of Sammy Davis, Jr.”

July 12th, 2019 in

FRI., JULY 12 – TBJ #623 – “Stars On Hollywood”: In the 80s Blacks represented a substantial proportion of moviegoers, however, less than three percent of speaking roles went to Blacks. On this program Sammy Davis, Jr, Howard Rollins and Ben Vereen will examine some of the reasons Hollywood did not employ many Black actors…


Tear On The Face Of America

July 3rd, 2019 in

Freedom and Hope – two great symbols in our society represent those ideals. The Fourth of July Celebration is a reminder of the greatness and beauty of the concept of freedom. And when you look at the Statue of Liberty, you see a symbol of hope, an ancient symbol that was inspired by the Great…


TonyBrownsJournal.com Celebrates Rock-N-Roll Starring Charles Brown … During Black Music Month

June 15th, 2019 in

SUN., JUNE 16 – TBJ #1409 – WHERE WAS ROCK-N-ROLL 35 YEARS AGO? Many people and many styles of music influenced Rock and Roll. The styles included Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Bluegrass, Boogie-Woogie, and Rockabilly. Each was a major factor into the introduction of a new style of music called Rock ‘N’ Roll. Tony Brown, and…