Sept. 11, 1947: Al Jarvis Replies to L.A. Sentinel’s Charges of Racism

“Boogie-Woogie Blue Plate” is No. 2on this week’s juke box hits.

Sept. 11, 1947, L.A. Sentinel, Al Jarvis
Sept. 11, 1947: KLAC disc jockey Al Jarvis replies to Earl Griffin’s criticisms in last week’s Sentinel. “To knowingly plug a sponsor who discriminates against the Negro race is contrary to every belief I have ever had or ever will have.”

Sept. 11, 1947, L.A. Sentinel, Al Jarvis

Sept. 11, 1947, L.A. Sentinel, Al Jarvis

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