American Black Journal

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

Clip: Season 50 Episode 34 | 9m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

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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