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Tony Brown's Journal, Benjamin Banneker: Truth to Power
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produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2002), 25 mins
Imagine being Black in the 1700s and becoming a self-taught surveyor who played a pivotal role in planning the layout of our nation’s capitol and inventing a clock in 1753. In 1791 alone, Benjamin Banneker completed the survey of Washington, DC, published his first almanac and confronted one of the nation’s fo...
produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2002), 25 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, The Black Eagles, Part 4: Red Tails and Black Aces
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown, 1933- and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 28 mins
Discusses the Black experience in the military, focuses on the training and participation of Black airmen in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, such as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 99th Fighter Squadron. Also discusses the social climate of prejudice facing the airmen at home and abroad and their success i...
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown, 1933- and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 28 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Black Revolt In The 80s
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1981), 23 mins
In this edition of Tony Brown's Journal, Tony Brown looks at Black activism and militancy.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1981), 23 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, From the Library of Black History, Black Hollywood
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1989), 29 mins
Before Denzel and Halle won the Oscar. Before Jamie Foxx riveted audiences with his spot-on portrayal of Ray Charles, there was a time when Black actors and actresses were limited in what they could portray in motion pictures. In many roles they were reduced to subservient roles such as maids, cooks and nannies. B...
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1989), 29 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, The Green Brick Road
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1980), 27 mins
This 1980 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion of Black dialect and a group of parents who sued a school district because their children, who speak Black dialect, weren't learning.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1980), 27 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Is TV Off Color?
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 27 mins
This 1982 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion of the progress of African Americans in television shows.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 27 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, The Klan Exposed
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directed by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; produced by James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1984), 28 mins
A quintessential picture of bigotry. Tony Brown interviews Stetson Kennedy who successfully infiltrated and exposed the Ku Klux Klan in his books on this terrorist movement in the United States.
directed by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; produced by James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1984), 28 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Man and Woman
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983 and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1978), 23 mins
This 1978 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion about marriage with author Nena O'Neill.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983 and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1978), 23 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, A Real Tough Guy (Gen. Frank E. Petersen)
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 23 mins
A profile in courage of Frank E. Petersen, the first Black general to wear Marine Green.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 23 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, The Struggle Within the Struggle
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 27 mins
This 1982 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion of new directions for Black women.
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1982), 27 mins
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