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A one-hour special edition of WBGO Journal dedicated to Black History Month

"Athea Gibson Sings" was releaased on Dot Records
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"Althea Gibson Sings" was released on Dot Records

During this February 25 one-hour special edition of the WBGO Journal dedicated to Black History Month....

Host Doug Doyle chats with James C. Horton, the executive director of the Harlem School of the Arts, on the legacy of its founder and opera star Dorothy Maynor.

We’ll learn much more about tennis legend Althea Gibson and her local roots, from growing up in Harlem to living in Montclair and East Orange and working in Essex County. Author and Professor Ashley Brown talks about her new book Serving Herself: The Life and Times oF Althea Gibson.

Pianist, composer and Newark resident Brandon McCune talks about his love of singer Abbey Lincoln.

We'll also get a feature from Jon Kalish on a New Jersey rower competing in the World Rowing Championships in Toronto.

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 250 awards from organizations like PRNDI (now PMJA), AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.