Jewelle Gomez


Thu October 3, 2013
Arts & Culture

Black Power TV

Photograph of Say Brother Crew at Dudley Station
Photographer: Morris Alston,

When you turn on your television set today, you're bombarded with all kinds of shows - sitcoms, reality shows, news, sports, and political debates. And, you’ll probably see a lot of different kinds of people. Today, television is culturally diverse, but it wasn't always so. African Americans didn't really have a strong television presence until- well, what's the first black TV show you remember?

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