AMERICAN HISTORY: WHY WERE THESE IMAGES NECESSARY FOR EUROPEAN AMERICANS?
This week’s guest on The Black Reality Think Tank is Bill Doggett a well respected published historian, archivist, and lecturer specializing in African American Performing Arts History. In 2015 Doggett was commissioned by The Recorded Sound Division of The Library of Congress to produce a project on Race and Early Sound Recordings for The National Jukebox.
Bill Doggett has a Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from UCLA and has been recognized for leadership in utilizing history and The Arts in creating intergenerational dialogue within and across Bay Area communities by former San Francisco Mayor, Gavin Newsom, Berkeley Mayor, Tom Bates, and State Senator, Mark Leno.
Mr. Doggett will share with our listening audience the reason and motivation behind these images. He will also give a sample of his collective work from The Library of Congress.