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.

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Bruce Payne, Oral History

Bruce Payne 2 min.mp3

Bruce Payne, Birmingham broadcaster from the early 1950's. Born in Jackson, Mississippi and began his broadcasting career at WBCO in Bessemer. He made…

Lani Guinier, Two-Minute Audio Snippet

Lani Guinier 2 min.mp3

Lani Guinier discusses the origin of the epithet "Quota Queen"

Lani Guinier

Lani Guinier.jpg

Color photograph of Lani Guinier. Bust length portrait shows subject gesturing, one hand raised. She has dark hair worn loose, and a ring and watch on…