Bounce TV pays tribute to Juneteenth with the premiere of “Xernona Clayton: A Life in Black and White,” an exclusive documentary celebrating the remarkable journey of Xernona Clayton. From her humble origins in Muskogee to becoming the first Black woman in the South with her own TV show, Clayton’s impact on racial understanding is showcased. Interviews with influential figures and her collaborations with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King are highlighted. The film, directed by Nancy Saslow, is followed by the podcast series “Xernona Clayton, The Podcast,” hosted by Michelle Miller. Available on Brown Sugar after the Bounce TV premiere.
About Xernona Clayton TV Show
"Xernona Clayton: A Life in Black and White" is a powerful documentary that pays tribute to the remarkable journey of Xernona Clayton, an unsung civil rights icon and African American pioneer. From her modest beginnings in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to her groundbreaking achievements as the first Black woman in the South with her own TV show, Clayton's impactful life is explored through interviews with family, friends, and influential figures. This documentary highlights her collaborations with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, her pioneering broadcasting career, and her creation of the Trumpet Awards. A testament to resilience and determination, "Xernona Clayton: A Life in Black and White" is a captivating portrait of a remarkable woman who made enduring contributions to our nation.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.