A Moment in History
A Moment in History:
Today Rev. Samson “Skip” Alexander is still fighting the righteous fight using his wisdom and passing it on to future generations on this show A Moment in History. This shows allows for a glimpse into the encyclopedia on Civil Rights and the History of Black New Orleans. “He is a great man with a vision to give people a voice and I am glad to see what he created continue, because our community needs our own media to tell our own stories and record our own history.”
Host: Rev. Dr. Samson “Skip” Alexandria
Dr. Alexander became a pioneer organizer with the AFL-CIO during a time when it was unpopular for African –Americans and working class people to belong to unions. Rev. Alexander is well acquainted with Civil Rights starting early in his life as a member of the U.S. Air Force, where he was one of the first group of airmen to integrate Lowry Air Base in 1947 which was segregated at the time. He has walked along side Dr. Martin Luther King, Oretha Castle Haley, A.P. Tureaud, Rev. Avery Alexander and many others involved in the struggle for Civil Rights.