Nothing like it before or after, (which is pathetic when you consider the number of black millionaires and billionaires and the success of similar shows for predominantly white audiences like “X Factor“), the program broke barriers and introduced the world to such greats as James Brown and Aretha Franklin.
No snappy jokes for this, just a depressing little note.
Here’s a link to the piece:
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