BlogTalkRadio Marks Black History Month with 28-Day Series, Presented by AT&T

From actors to athletes, divas to comedians, poets to politicians, these are the African American figures who’ve helped shape the face of our nation.

And throughout the month of February, BlogTalkRadio is honoring them with encore presentations of their most compelling interviews.aat_t2

Welcome to 28 Days of Black History Makers, presented by AT&T.

The series got under way Feb. 1 with BET host Mo’Nique, who won an Oscar for her role in 2009’s Precious.

During the funnylady’s interview, she reflected on her most memorable complement surrounding that Oprah Winfrey– and Tyler Perry-produced film.

“The night of the permiere of Precious, I saw Sidney Poitier from my car,” she told The Breakdown Show hosts Audley Stephenson and Dave Mendonca.

“He was already on the red carpet. And I said to my husband, ‘Oh my God. There’s Sydney Poitier! I would love to meet him.’

“So now the movie’s over, everyone’s leaving… I’m almost the last person to leave the theater. And I turn around and my husband says, ‘Look who’s behind you.’ It was Sydney Poitier,” Mo’Nique continued. “And he says to me, ‘Young lady, I did not see one insecure moment in your performance.’ That was priceless coming from him.”

Mo'Nique: Oscar champ kicked of Black History Month series.

Mo'Nique: Kicked off Black History Month series.

To date, the series has also featured interviews with Spike Lee, Chilli, Evander Holyfield, Della Reese, Meadowlark Lemon and Stedman Graham.

Tune in tomorrow, and every day this month, to hear more prominent figures in the 28 Days series.

Click here to follow 28 Days of Black History Makers Series on BlogTalkRadio.

One thought on “BlogTalkRadio Marks Black History Month with 28-Day Series, Presented by AT&T

  1. Abe Morris

    I’m an author, free-lance writer, licensed financial professional, motivational speaker, rodeo announcer, professional rodeo cowboy, retired bull rider, television commentator and single father. I’ve written two books. My first autobiography ” My Cowboy Hat Still Fits” was published in March 2005. My second book Justin: A Father’s Fight for His Son was published in September 2009.

    Channel 9NEWS KUSA here in Denver, Colorado interviewed my son Justin and I for a feature story on Black History Month. Here is the link to that story.

    My website is

    In November 2010 I was inducted into the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas.

    I’m a good candidate to be included in your Blog Talk radio program on notable African Americans. I’m the first and only African American to be certified to announce rodeos for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Many people are shocked to hear that there are a few African American rodeo cowboys who are making a difference.

    If interested please feel free to contact me at 303 / 369 – 8837. My e-mail address is:

    Abe Morris


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