In this WCBU Black History Special, you'll hear some of our best reporting about the people who brought us to where we are—and what we can learn to better decide where we go next.
You'll learn things you never knew about Peoria's most famous Black figures, and you'll meet for the first time some lesser-known trailblazers.
The WCBU Black History Special, hosted by Daniel Musisi, originally aired Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Segments include:
- Peoria's Richard Pryor, Unlike You've Ever Seen Him Before
- 50 Years After His Death, Mark Clark's Sister Shares His Story With Peoria And the World
- Preserving the Legacy of Peoria's First Black Female Millionaire
- Woodford County Man Was 1st In Illinois To Fulfill Promise Of 15th Amendment
- How One Peoria County City Became A Stop on the Underground Railroad
- History In Person: Dr. Romeo B. Garrett, As Portrayed By Garry Moore (Courtesy of Fox Tales International Podcast)
Listen to the full hourlong special below:
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