What Christopher Perry started was more than a local newspaper. The Philadelphia Tribune is the oldest African American continuously published newspaper in the nation. The history of The Philadelphia Tribune strikes a match that will light a fire in the minds of all the viewers who see this 1 Hour documentary about the business acumen and vision of past and current leaders of the Tribune. Factual information about black life not only locally but nationally since 1884 affirmed the significance of Philadelphia's African Americans, and African American people and culture across the nation and their insistence on social and political justice.
Viewers will agree, the only living man who has the whole story, Bob Bogle, President and CEO since 1978, is the only one who can tell it. And he tells it all, on screen. The Tribune, as a pivotal member in the movement of the Black Press, the Tribune as a mighty sword in the fight for equality, and, the Tribune in its entrenchment in community affairs and involvement is a film of inclusion and fact that will give you an in depth knowledge of the making of a sustainable institution with the archives and history of our community on its pages.