Black Appeal: Jesse B. Blayton Sr, First Black Man To Purchase A Radio Station

Jesse B. Blayton, Sr. made radio history when he became the first African-American to own and operate a radio station in America. Blayton was born December 6, 1897, in Fallis, Oklahoma and studied at the Walton School of Chicago and the University of Chicago. He moved to Atlanta in 1922 and became Georgia’s first African-American […]

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