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Ken Bryant Jr.

Historical images of WGPR-TV courtesy of WGPR-TV Historical Society.
Credit: Ken Bryant, Jr., CBS 62

WGPR-TV 62: Where God’s Presence Radiates! [BLOG]

I can easily recall the day, September 29, 1975 when WGPR-TV 62 went on the air live for the first time.

02/23/2015

Joe Spencer, Amyre Makupson and Ken Bryant Jr., join host Carol Cain to talk about  WGPR-TV 62 and an exhibit to commemorate the first African American owned TV station which began in Detroit in 1975. (credit: CBS 62)

WGPR-TV62’s Imprint Lives On

WGPR-TV62 was the first black-owned TV station in the nation, started by the late attorney and minister William Banks in 1975, on East Jefferson in Detroit.

02/07/2014

(credit: CBS Detroit)

Detroit Historical Museum Exhibit Honors WGPR, First Black-Owned TV Station

Detroit Historical Society has installed an exhibit at the Community Gallery of the Detroit Historical Museum telling the story of WGPR-TV.

02/05/2014

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