Stax: The Importance of Black Radio

Al Bell

Al Bell, the former co-owner of Stax Records in Memphis, discusses his early days in radio, the importance of black radio stations during the Civil Rights Era, and his relationship with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus. He said, "I knew from the very beginning of my involvement the importance of radio in the lives of people, period. And black radio, certainly in the lives of black people."

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