America's Black Forum

  • 1977
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Black perspectives on national issues are presented in this Emmy-winning series, which includes lively panel discussions. In January 2005, the contract of commentator Armstrong Williams was terminated when it was learned that he received payments from the Bush administration to promote the No Child Left Behind Act.

Armstrong Williams Scandal

First Aired: January 10, 2005

The Armstrong Williams scandal, in which he accepted payment from a White House-affiliated public-relations firm to promote the “No Child Left Behind Act,” is discussed with Barbara Ciara, vice president of the National Association of Black Journalists, and political analyst Jack Buckman. Commentators Deborah Mathis and Julian Bond also offer their insights. James Brown and Juan Williams host.

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  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Black perspectives on national issues are presented in this Emmy-winning series, which includes lively panel discussions. In January 2005, the contract of commentator Armstrong Williams was terminated when it was learned that he received payments from the… (more)

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