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WBGO Journal 2 26 2022

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Smith, Michael P., 1937-2008 (Ph/Photograph By Michael P. Smith
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View of Irma Thomas (b. 1941) performing on an outdoor stage at the 1975 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. She is seen wearing a light-colored halter top and dark-colored pants while singing into a microphone. According to the 1975 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival program, Irma Thomas performed on Sunday, April 27 at 3:30 p.m. on Stage 6.

On this edition of the WBGO Journal,

Coronavirus cases continue to decline in both New York and New Jersey, We’ll get an update…

We'll have reaction to the lack of movement in New Jersey on a Reparations Task Force bill in the state legislature…

Governor Phil Murphy gives his take on the Reparations measure...

WBGO’s Kenneth Burns reports on the battle between history and development in Camden…

WBGO’s Rhythm Review host Felix Hernandez chats with Grammy award-winning singer Irma Smith…and Michael Murphy the producer of new documentary “Irma: My Life in Music”.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 200 awards from organizations like PRNDI, AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.