Stories of noteworthy Black Americans.
Old Time Radio Series in the Public Domain
This landmark Chicago-ba
sed 1948-51 series was one of radio's first to profile African American history with the cooperatio n of The Chicago Defender. Cast includes Arthur Peterson, Fred Pinkard, Horace Games, Janice Kingslow, Jonathan Hole, Louise Pruitt, Maurice Copeland, Oscar Brown Jr., Stuart Sklam, Greg Pascal (singer) and announcers Hugh Downs and Charles Mountain. Music by Bobby Christian and Elwyn Owen.
It's perfect as a teaching tool for youngsters.
These are very well produced episodes. Each production runs about 30 minutes. The audio quality is very good. They may be downloaded and shared as part of a lesson or mixtape or just for addition to your iPod. I found the review by Assam (below) helpful.
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