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NBA legend Dick Barnett discusses the documentary about his long, frustrating, but successful journey to get his all-black Tennessee A&I team from the late 50's inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame

The Dream Whisperer
Dick Barnett is an NBA and college basketball legend

On this edition of the WBGO Journal,

Host Doug Doyle chats with clinical psychologists Dr. Joseph Galasso and Dr. Carrie Diztel of Baker Street Behavioral Health to discuss the latest on mental health awareness for teenagers and older adults.

WBGO's Jon Kalish reports on the development of a new chair that is designed to help those who have been working from home during the pandemic and may continue their careers between home and their work offices.

Doug talks with NBA legend Dick Barnett, who narrates a documentary his quest to get his Tennessee A&I all-black college basketball team inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. "The Dream Whisperer" is directed by Eric Drath masterfully mixes emotional footage from the Civil Rights Movement and Barnett's late 1950's squad that won three-straight NAIA championships during the Jim Crow Era.

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.