Upcoming Soul of the South TV Network: Friday, Sept. 7 -- Friday, Sept. 14 featuring Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, Dr. Chancellor Williams, Benjamin Banneker and Arthur Ashe.
FRI., SEPT. 7 – TBJ #807 -- Thank God!: An Aframerican Docu-Opera -- Part 4: Without The Black Church, Black America would not have had a prayer! There is no music more beautiful, more compelling, more American than Black Sacred Music. It is the soul of the Black Church and the Black Church is the foundation of the Black Community. Our Thank God 4-part series started out in our conscious minds as a documentary on the African oral tradition which manifested on these shores largely as America's indigenous music.
MON., SEPT. 10 – TBJ #828 -- Roots of Music -- Part I: The Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, aide to MLK and university scholar, musically demonstrates with a 100-member choir how Black Americans wrote their true history in musical notes and explains how Black music made American music.
TUES., SEPT. 11 – TBJ# 829 -- The Music Tree -- Part II: -- The Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, aide to MLK and university scholar, musically demonstrates with a 100-member choir how Black Americans wrote their true history in musical notes and explains how Black music made American music.
WED., SEPT. 12 – TBJ #505 -- How Black Civilization Was Destroyed and Why Did It Happen?: -- Dr. Chancellor Williams, widely-acclaimed historian, explains his soundly-researched theory as to why Africans, the first builders of civilization in the cradle of world civilization and the discoverers of mathematics, writing, sciences, engineering, medicine, religion, fine arts and the builders of the great pyramids, were so easily toppled.
THURS., SEPT. 13 – TBJ# 2515 -- Benjamin Banneker: Truth to Power:-- Imagine being Black and a slave in the 1700s and becoming a self-taught surveyor who played a pivotal role in planning the layout of our nation’s capitol, Washington, DC, and inventing a clock in 1753. In
1791 alone, Benjamin Banneker completed the survey of Washington, DC, published his first almanac and confronted one of the nation’s founders, Thomas Jefferson, about his doctrine of Black inferiority.
FRI., SEPT. 14 – TBJ# 2205 -- The Winning Spirit: -- Arthur Ashe, Wilma Rudolph, Jackie Robinson and Marcus Haynes are all legends in the sports world. These renowned athletes are among the personalities profiled on this edition for their “winning spirit.”