Ellis Haizlip

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Musical Greats Discuss Influence of PBS' Landmark Talk Show 'Soul!'

Talk show “Soul!” aired on PBS during the late-’60s and early-’70s. As singer Lalah Hathaway says in a retrospective on the show’s impact, “It was for us, by us.”

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New Doc Explores How 'Mr. SOUL!' Brought Black Culture to Talk Show TV

The PBS show celebrated art and activism with guests including James Baldwin, Sonia Sanchez and Stokely Carmichael.