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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Fred Shuttlesworth, Oral History

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Rev. Fred Lee Shuttlesworth (b. March 18, 1922; d. October 5, 2011), a Birmingham Baptist Minister and Pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church in…

Reflections on Perry "Tiger" Thompson from his daughter, Lydia Thompson (part 02)

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Lydia Thompson, Perry “Tiger” Thompson’s daughter, part three of three interviews. Bob Friedman visited Ms. Thompson at her home in Bessemer. Lydia…

Reflections on Perry "Tiger" Thompson from family friend Peacolia Barge

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Perry “Tiger” Thompson – Part two of three interviews - the second interview about Mr. Thompson from the recollections of family friend Peacolia…