How Black Music Broke Racial Barriers on the Radio



As the touring company of Memphis hits Columbus, we’ll talk about to a few cast members and historical buffs about how black music broke racial barriers on the radio, especially in southern states.


  • Bryan Fenkart and Julie Johnson (Cast members, Memphis the Musical)
  • Louis Cantor (author and Professor Emeritus of History, Indiana University)
  • Marc Fisher (author and Senior Editor, The Washington Post)


Memphis will be at the Ohio Theatre this weekend. Click here for more information.

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