Sunday, January 20, 2013

January 20, 1954: The National Negro Network is founded

 
January 20, 1954: The National Negro Network was founded on this day and started its transmission with forty other classic radio stations as its network members.

The National Negro Network was the first black owned and operated radio show network. It had up to 45 affiliates. While the network tried its best to fill air-time, but it fell apart with the rise of the television.

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