From Executive Producers Harold and Hattie Bell, SPEAK THE TRUTH is a virtual talk show hosted by Black Men In America.com on the ZOOM platform. Every week National Association of Black Journalist (NABJ) 2020 Pioneer Award winner and Washington, DC area talk show sports legend Harold Bell and his co-hosts, longtime television broadcaster, producer and radio host Maggie Linton and veteran newswoman Jackie Jones, who is the Assistant Dean for Programs and Chair of the Department of Multimedia Journalism in the School of Global Journalism & Communication at Morgan State University, along with Christopher (C.J.) Johnson, Political Commentator for Black Men In America.com. Facilitated by Black Men In America.com Publisher/Founder, Gary Johnson, SPEAK THE TRUTH talks about “hot topics” and the current events on the minds of folks in our community and across the nation.
This show features our panel discussing Negro League Baseball, Black History Month and the impact of DC area sports legend Harold Bell. Learn from our special guests, author Phil S. Dixon and Bert Strange. Mr. Dixon is widely regarded as one of America’s foremost experts on baseball history. He has authored several books on the Negro Baseball Leagues.
- Cover photo credit: The Homestead Grays. Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
- Photo credit: Phil Dixon and Whittier College