The Only Color of Freedom Is Green

July 17th, 2019 in Posted 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 Posted 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 Posted 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 Posted 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…



Black Royalty: Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee

April 29th, 2019 in Posted in:


Tony Brown’s Essay on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 5th, 2019 in Posted in:

I’m Tony Brown – and this is my essay on Martin Luther King, Jr.  It’s a story of reality, truth, vision, courage and transformation on the one hand, and racism, betrayal and conspiracy on the other. On June 23, 1963, in Detroit’s Cobo Hall, I listened to Martin Luther King, Jr. deliver his famous “I…



Tony Brown’s Heritage

March 29th, 2019 in Posted in:

Henry Highland Garnett was born a slave in Newmarket, Maryland in 1815. He was a pure-blooded African of the Mandingo tribe of fierce warriors in Sudan, Africa. At the age of 10, along with his parents, he escaped from slavery and settled in New York City. He was educated at Canaan Academy in New Hampshire,…



Formula That Can Help Your Child Honestly Earn Straight “A” Grades — Part 1

March 22nd, 2019 in Posted in:

IF YOU ARE POOR LIKE I USED TO BE, BLACK LIKE I WILL ALWAYS BE AND YOU ARE NOT AMONG THE RICH PEOPLE WHO BUY COLLEGE DEGREES FOR THEIR CHILDREN – THIS IS A FORMULA THAT CAN HELP YOUR CHILD HONESTLY EARN STRAIGHT “A” GRADES. (Stay tuned next week for Part II) This formula seems…



Black Heroes Of The Old West

March 8th, 2019 in Posted in:

Black West Heroes The image of the men and women who shaped the West has usually been painted with White faces. They were the settlers who struggled against tremendous odds, the notorious outlaws, and the rugged, free-spirited cowboys. Over the years, the White cowboy has emerged as America’s macho hero. He is symbolic of the…



Give Yourself Black History — Every Month

February 28th, 2019 in Posted in:

GIVE YOURSELF BLACK HISTORY – EVERY MONTH, 12 MONTHS A YEAR – 24/7 IT’S BLACK HISTORY MONTH AT TonyBrownsJournal.com WED., FEB. 27 – TBJ #2614 – “God Is Ahead By 13 Percent:” In 2003, sales for gospel music had grown by 13 percent while they dropped by 24 percent for the Hip Hop genre and…