Category: Historical Figures

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Bill Cosby – Part 1

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The Black Leaders Summit of 1972 and the 1998 Follow Up: Part I

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An unprecedented gathering of the top Black leaders in 1972 appeared in a live 90-minute special. Among the guests: Charles Diggs, Dorothy Height, Vernon Jordan, Albert Cleage, Jr., Dick Gregory, Louis Farrakhan and E...

The Black Leaders Summit of 1972 and the 1998 Follow Up: Part II

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An unprecedented gathering of the top Black leaders in 1972 appeared in a live 90-minute special. Among the guests: Charles Diggs, Dorothy Height, Vernon Jordan, Albert Cleage, Jr., Dick Gregory, Louis Farrakhan and E...

A Rap with Colin L. Powell

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A discussion of Gen. Colin Powell and whether Americans would elect a black President. (1918)

A Very Critical Justice

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, author of My Grandfather’s Son, explains, in a rare interview, a drinking habit and responds to Tony Brown’s speculation that he is overwhelmed by religious guilt. Justice Thomas...

Walter White

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During the tenure of Walter White as the second Black executive secretary of the NAACP, Blacks were routinely lynched by White mobs in the 1930s.  White used his Nordic appearance to investigate hate crimes against Af...

Remembering His Legacy

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Frederick Douglass, renowned orator, statesmen and abolitionist is one of Black America’s most celebrated historical figures. His great-great-grandson, Frederick Douglass IV, talks about his ancestor’s legacy. (2705)

The Henson Saga

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Arctic explorer Matthew Henson’s contribution as the co-discoverer of the North Pole is gaining more national recognition. Recently, the National Geographic Society presented its coveted Hubbard Medal posthumously to ...