Harold Bell is the Godfather of Sports Talk radio and television in Washington, DC. Throughout the mid-sixties, seventies and eighties, Harold embarked upon a relatively new medium–-sports talk radio with classic interviews with sports celebrities, politicians and news makers of the day. The show and format became wildly popular. Harold has been an active force fighting for the rights of children for almost 50 years with the help of his wife Hattie through their charity Kids In Trouble, Inc. To learn more about Harold Bell visit his official web site. You can check out Harold’s work on this site by clicking here.
If “Mayor for Life Marion Barry” had heeded my advice “The Bitch Would Have Never Set Him Up.” The eyewitness to the conversation was police officer William Stays. Marion’s last stop on the way to jail was W-U-S-T Radio/Inside Sports to apologize. He said, ‘Harold Bell I should have listened to you.’ The eyewitness, DC Boxing Commissioner, the late Dr. Arnold McKnight. The beat goes on and on.
50 YEARS LATER, HAROLD BELL & INSIDE SPORTS STILL NO. 1.
Black Men in America.com the on-line magazine is ranked No. 6 among the 50 most read websites in the category: African American Online Communities.
The No. 1 blogger and most popular phrase typed into the search engines to find the site is “HAROLD BELL.” Harold ruled sports talk radio in the 70s, 80s and 90s in the Nations Capitol, Washington, DC.
According to Alexa, the top sites in the category (African American Online Communities) is as follows:
Click on the video links below to learn more about Harold Bell:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAZVZjGeYpY / H Bell profile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lk0Tfng1g1w / Ali Uncovered
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nygALb50FV4 / Geraldo Rivera TV Show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEC9hX3jQVo / Don King & Sugar Ray Leonard
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swmNaP76IEA / White Privilege in America
Harold Bell’s legacy in cement
He campaigned and successfully got two pro athletes inducted into their Hall of Fames after they were blackballed.
*Willie Wood (NFL Hall of Fame 1989)
*Earl Lloyd (NBA Hall of Fame 2003)
*He campaigned and successfully got Jim Brown (NFL) an early release from jail in 2000 (Domestic Violence) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lk0Tfng1g1w