American Black Journal

WGPR-TV 62 Celebrates Legacy as First Black-Owned Station

Clip: Season 50 Episode 34 | 9m 34s

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WGPR Historical Society President Joe Spencer and ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith join Stephen Henderson to talk about an upcoming fundraising gala celebrating the legacy of WGPR-TV 62, America’s first Black-owned and operated television station. WGPR-TV 62 went on the air in 1975 and launched the careers of several African American media professionals before being sold in 1995.

Aired: 08/23/22 | Rating: NR

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