Category: Television

Grannies on Safari at Bayward Market in Ottawa, Canada. Photo Credit: © Grannies on Safari.

United States – Grannies On Safari

Sixty-something best friends Pat Johnson and Regina Fraser were the first known Black female hosts of a travel show when they launched the Emmy-award-winning series, Grannies on Safari (GOS) on PBS in 2006. The Grannies On Safari series ran for four years. Accomplishments for The Grannies On Safari series include:.. Read More…

First-edition dust jacket cover of Roots- The Saga of an American Family, the 1976 historical novel by Alex Haley. Photo Credit: © Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

United States – Roots: The Saga of An American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family is a 1976 novel written by Alex Haley. It tells the story of Kunta Kinte, an 18th-century African, captured as an adolescent, sold into slavery in Africa and transported to North America, following his life and the lives of his descendants in the.. Read More…