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  • Lori Carrington

    Mary Dee Dudley, one of the nation’s first black female disc jockeys, was in the air chair at a special Hill District studio for what was then known as WHOD (860) in Homestead. (Pittsburgh Courier archives)


    Mutual Black Network August 29, 1979 The first completely Black owned radio network in the world, "Mutual Black Network" was purchased by Sheridan Broadcasting Corp.

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