Tue May 29 14:48:55 EDT 2012
Both Guy Manilla and Jerry Williams, 2 white males, were on WBZ for many
years between 6pm and midnight.
On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Donna Halper <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 5/29/2012 1:11 PM, Don wrote:
>> Not sure when this happenned....today? Over the weekend?
> It was announced on WBZ this morning. I knew it was about to happen
> several weeks ago when WBZ contacted me for biographical info about him.
> He was a force in the black community with a long track record, and
> whether or not some critics felt he was effective as a talk show host, his
> presence on the air was an important symbol. At the risk of opening a can
> of worms, WBZ Radio historically had only white male talk show hosts (not
> that there's anything wrong with being white and male), so I think a lot of
> members of the minority community felt it was important for Lovell to
> continue having a show because he presented a different perspective.
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