Category: Historical Figures

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Gold Is Also Black: The Story of a Black Quarterback

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Sandy Stephens was the first Black man to play quarterback for the storied University of Minnesota football team. In many ways, he was a forerunner of the athletic quarterbacks in the NFL today, scrambling to extend p...

Was Ron Brown Shot?

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A published report stated that a second Armed Forces medical examiner reported that the corpse of Commerce Secretary Ron Brown seemed to have a bullet hole in the top of the head. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reporte...

Matthew Henson: The Final Step

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Dr. Allen Counter, Harvard professor, and explorer has discovered the Eskimo descendants of North Pole discoverers Matthew Henson and Robert E. Peary. Dr. Counter talks about Black Igloo, his recent work tracing the A...

Tuskegee Airmen: Pt. 4 – Red Tails and Black Aces

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The mere decision to go to war for their country, a country that deprived them of basic human rights, proves even further the competence and unheralded character of some of the greatest men in American history. The pi...

Richard Pryor: Rap II

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Bill Cosby – Part 2

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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, and Elijah Muhammad (...

Lionel Hampton: A Grace Note

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Musician extraordinaire Lionel Hampton died on August 31, 2002, at the age of 94. This program chronicles his legacy as a musician, statesman, humanitarian and close friend of the Bush family. Tony Brown also remember...

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)