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This edition: Herb Boyd, columnist, New York Amsterdam News

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 18, 2009.

On today’s episode of African American Legends, Host Dr. Roscoe C Brown Jr. sits down with Herb Boyd, who is a columnist at New York Amsterdam News. The New York Amsterdam News is one of the oldest African- American newspapers in the United States. They discuss the importance of Barrack Obama being elected to be President of the United States of America for the African American community and the road to President Obama’s success. Also discussed is the dwindling African American newspapers within America, and the success New York Amsterdam News has had throughout its prestigious history.

Guest List

Herb Boyd Author/Journalist

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Director, Urban Education Policy Center, CUNY Graduate Center.