Destination Freedom ran from 1948 to 1950 and was the story of the triumph of African-American civil rights. Richard Durham’s Destination Freedom premiered on June 27, 1948 on Chicago radio and his vision was to reeducate the masses on the image of African American society, since it was tainted with stereotypes that threatened to rip its culture apart. Some of the heroes of the fight for civil rights were, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, and Lena Horne.
Tonight’s Story: The Story Of Denmark Vesey Story
Original Air Date: July 18, 1948
Episode Number: 4