Maya Angelou’s Black History Month Specials

As African Americans continue to be acknowledged by their communities, our country and internationally, these hour-long Black History Month radio program was produced by RCW Media Productions, Inc. and distributed to more than 300 public radio stations by Public Radio International.  With sponsorship from AT&T the specials aired annually 2011, 2012 and 2013.

– 2013 –

Featured milestone conversations with Oprah Winfrey, Kofi Annan, Jennifer Hudson, Regina Taylor and Alicia Keys.

– 2012 –

Featured civil rights themed program through conversations with civil rights figures Andrew Young, the former U.N. ambassador, and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.); economist Julianne Malveaux; singer Mary J. Blige; and 2011 National Book Award Winner for poetry Nikky Finney.

– 2011 –

The first-ever radio public program with special guests Chris Rock, Cornell West, Common and Lee Daniels in a great American patchwork quilt woven of parables, historical anecdotes, autobiography, song, and poetry.

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Responsible for:

Entire Campaign Creative, Production Management, Sales to AT&T, Publicity and Reports on this 3 year campaign