ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleSpotlight on General Norman Johnson; Interview with Dr. Gerald Horne
Broadcast Date2010-10-31
Record Date2010-10-31
SummaryHost Jalali Norman Otis Richmond shines the spotlight on General Norman Johnson, lead vocalist of the vocal group, Chairmen of The Board. Johnson was also a songwriter and producer. Clarence Carter, Freda Payne and Honey Cone sang "Patches", "Bring The Boys Home"and "Want Ads". Also - Dr. Gerald Horne, author of Mau Mau in Harlem? The U.S. and the Liberation of Kenya discusses his work. Horne is John and Rebecca Moores Professor of African-American History at the University of Houston. He has published over two dozen books, including From the Barrel of a Gun: The United States and the War Against Zimbabwe, 1965-1980.