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Legendary Journalist Gil Noble Dies



Legendary journalist and broadcaster Gil Noble died on 5 April, aged 80 years-old.

Noble produced and hosted weekly public affairs TV series, Like It Is, for 33 years, subsequently creating the world’s largest collection of documentaries on black Americans.

The show began in 1968 and ended in last year after Noble suffered a stroke.

His work won Noble 700 awards including seven Emmys, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Black Journalists, and five honorary doctorates.

Watch him in the videos above, talking about Malcolm X and interviewing Bob Marley, and Drs John Henrik Clarke, Yosef Ben-Jochannan and Ivan Van Sertima.

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