The Philadelphia Tribune
The Philadelphia Tribune is the largest newspaper in the U.S. serving the African-American community. This spot and five other 30-second public service announcements, made possible by GPTMC and its partners, aired throughout Black History Month in 2008. The series earned a Mid-Atlantic Emmy nomination.
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