Saturday June 13th, 2020
(This Interview is also on YouTube https://tinyurl.com/y8d5aqoa )
(This Interview is also on Soundcloud https://tinyurl.com/yd35bhrk )
On Thursday June 11th, 2020 one of Canada’s most prestigious and largest national award events the 38th Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards https://harryjeromeawards.com announced the winning recipients for 2020. The BBPA (Black Business and Professional Association https://bbpa.org ) Harry Jerome Awards (named after Harry Jerome who was a Canadian track and field sprinter and physical education teacher. He won a bronze medal at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo and set a total of seven world records over the course of his career) celebrates excellence and achievement in the Black community. Rudy Blair Entertainment Media (Rudy Blair received the Harry Jerome Award for Media in 2014) rudyblairmedia.com speaks with BBPA President Nadine Spencer https://tinyurl.com/yaan6wzt about the legacy behind the HJA, how the COVID-19 pandemic https://tinyurl.com/ effected the event and new presentation date (April 17th, 2021), her thoughts on todays racism discussions, why this event is known as “Decade Leaders” and who are this years 10 honoured recipients.
(Mighty Jerome – Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv3Xj7B7bD4 )