Afro History Today in Afro History ! The first Afro American owned TV station ( WGPR-TV) begins airing in Detroit Michigan in 1975 ! written by Marc Alexander September 29, 2022 WGPR station ID, 1980s. Variations of this “rainbow” logo would be used until CBS purchased it in 1995. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Today in Afro History ! The first Afro American owned TV station ( WGPR-TV) begins airing in Detroit Michigan in 1975 ! was last modified: September 5th, 2022 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Kevin Durant ! NFL player, Calvin Johnson ! TV Host, Bryant Gumbel ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Frankie Lymon ! Singer, Cissy Houston ! Singer, Marilyn McCoo ! Singer, Patrice Rushen ! Singer, Miki Howard ! WNBA player, Bria Hartley ! Singer, T-Pain ! You may also like A Milwaukee R&B Star at Summerfest June 27, 2018 5 Injured When Fire Rips Through Upper... February 25, 2017 Source: Titans OT Lewan will report on... July 25, 2018 Doctor Explains Why You Should Avoid Thanksgiving,... November 9, 2020 Magic waited 1 hour in car before... July 11, 2018 Embiid clears protocol, won’t play in Game... April 15, 2018 Jorja Smith: Our New VBF June 23, 2018 WATCH: The new Johnson Street Bridge is... June 16, 2018 R&B Sensation Akon to Launch His Own... June 22, 2018 Gasper Noé hated Black Panther and the... May 17, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.