Freemasonry and the First Black-Owned TV Station in the United States

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What does Freemasonry have to do with the first Black-owned television station in the United States? A recently digitized membership application for the International Free & Accepted Modern Masons (IFAMM), pictured here, helps explain. William Venoid Banks (1903-1985) founded the…


Source: National Heritage Museum