Chronicling the History of Black Radio in Birmingham since the mid 1930's. Check back often as we digitize more of the collection and make it available online.
Ben Alexander discusses the history of WEDR
A collection of sound files, transcribed oral interviews, and images documenting Black and Race radio in Birmingham, Alabama.
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Andrew Dawkins, RnB announcer beginning his career early in 1950 at WBCO 1450 AM in Bessemer. BCO stood for Bessemer Cut-off. The station went all…
Andrew “Sugar Daddy” Dawkins (February 24, 1930 - December 8, 2014), radio announcer with two seminal radio stations, the first at WBCO AM 1450 in…
Another interview with Ben Franklin on his radio career
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