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December 16, 2007
Joe Madison
Radio Talk Show Host
Joe Madison BIO:
PREVIOUS:
· Selected Exec. Director of the Detroit NAACP at the age 24
· Led the national NAACP Political Education Department and organized a voter registration campaign that produced 850,000 new voter in the mid-1980's.
· Organized and led several marches to increase political participation, including a cross-country march from Los Angles to Baltimore opposing apartheid in South Africa
· Has been jailed and has gone on several hunger strikes opposing apartheid in South Africa, exposing the CIA Contra cocaine controversy and against police brutality
· Served on the NAACP National Board of Directors for 14 years
· Chairman of the NAACP Image Awards
· Treasurer of the National Black Leadership Roundtable
· Co-founder and leader of the 'Enough is Enough" movement against police brutality

EDUCATION:
A graduate of Washington University in St Louis; former All-Conference Running Back, and baritone soloist with the university's concert choir

PERSONAL:
A native of Dayton, Ohio, he lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife Sharon; father of four and a grandfather

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Info: Joe Madison discusses his life and current work as a radio talk show host and civil rights activist. His radio program, The Black Eagle, can be heard weekdays 6-10am ET in the Washington, DC area on WOL-AM Newstalk 1450 and also on XM Satellite Radio Channel 169.





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