WGPR-TV62’s Imprint Lives OnWGPR-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.
Detroit Historical Museum Exhibit Honors WGPR, First Black-Owned TV StationDetroit Historical Society has installed an exhibit at the Community Gallery of the Detroit Historical Museum telling the story of WGPR-TV.