A Conversation Among Great African Americans

Portraying African-American historical figures, participants had a conversation about African-American history in order to provide an… read more

Portraying African-American historical figures, participants had a conversation about African-American history in order to provide an insight into the current status of African-Americans and the challenges of the 21st Century. 

Mr. Ogletree portrayed Benjamin Banneker. Ms. Nelson portrayed Denmark Vesey. Ms. Hill portrayed Anna J. Cooper. Mr. Kennedy portrayed James Welden Johnson. Ms. Bundles portrayed Madame C.J. Walker. Mr. Wilkins portrayed Charles Hamilton Houston. Mr. Gates portrayed Phillis Wheatly. Ms. Higginbotham portrayed Nannie Helen Burroughs. Mr. West portrayed Malcolm X. Mr. Appiah portrayed Edward Blyden. close

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A Conversation Among Great African Americans

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Program ID:
156485-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2000
Last Aired:
Nov 25, 2000

Airing Details

  • Apr 23, 2000 | 1:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2000 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2000 | 4:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2000 | 3:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2000 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2000 | 6:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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