Black History Month: Destination Freedom

In celebration of Black History Month, WCRXFM presents “Destination Freedom”, a historical drama written by journalist Richard Durham.    This compelling audio drama  tells the story of legendary African Americans that had an impact on our country and history.  The series originally aired on WMAQ from 1948-1950 and will air Saturday, February 26 starting at 7:00AM on WCRXFM 88.1FM Chicago. (Listen Live)

Destination Freedom Schedule:

At 7:00AM, we will air “Premonition of a Panther”, the story of Sugar Ray Robinson and his journey to become the greatest boxer of all time.  Sugar Ray Robinson was inducted  into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990.

 

At 7:30 AM, we will air “Railway to Freedom”, the story of abolitionist, Harriet Tubman, and herescape from slavery and her role in the Underground Railroad.

 

 

At 8:00AM, we will air “The Heart of George Cotton”, the story of Daniel Hale, America’s first African American heart surgeon.  Hale is the founder of Provident Hospital, the first non segregated hospital in the United States.

 

At 8:30am we will air “the Long Road” the story of Mary Church Terrell, one of the first African American women to earn a college degree from Oberlin College in Ohio.

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