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Jack Gibson describes how the Black community saw Black Radio as their trusted news source

Smithsonian Productions1993-09-14

Archives of African American Music and Culture

Archives of African American Music and Culture

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  • Title: Jack Gibson describes how the Black community saw Black Radio as their trusted news source
  • Creator: Smithsonian Productions
  • Date Created: 1993-09-14
  • Physical Dimensions: WAV
  • Transcript: Black people never had a chance to have anybody that they could rely on and listen to every day, and who could entertain them every day. So, again, we were the ones that they looked up to. And we were their newspapers. We were their informers. We informed them of what was happening in other parts of the world. They believed in us.
  • Type: Audio
  • Special collection number: SC 39
  • Special collection name: Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was
  • Personal name: Gibson, Jack
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