PowerPoint - Publisher Earl G. Graves; The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1998-01-11 (Creation date: 1998-01-11)
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Hicks & Associates
PowerPoint was the first and only live program to focus attention on issues and information of concern to African American listeners using the popular interactive, call-in format. The show, based in Atlanta, aired weekly on Sunday evenings, from 9-11 p.m. It was on the air for seven years in 50 markets on NPR and on Sirius satellite radio (now SiriusXM). Reggie F. Hicks served as Executive Producer. In the first hour, host Kenneth Walker interviews Earl G. Graves, founder and publisher of "Black Enterprise" magazine and author of "How to Succeed in Business Without Being White". News report by Verna Avery-Brown. In the second hour, Kenneth Walker interviews Rev. Joseph Lowery, then outgoing president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (which he founded with Dr. King and others), and former New York Times reporter Earl Caldwell, who witnessed the 1968 assassination in Memphis. News report by Verna Avery-Brown.
Straight Street Media
Special Collections and University Archives
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