William Anthony Brown
April 11, 1933
Charleston, West Virginia, United States
|Occupation||Journalist, College Dean - Hampton University, President/CEO - Tony Brown Productions, academian, comedian, businessman|
William Anthony "Tony" Brown (born April 11, 1933) is an American journalist, academic and businessman. He is best known as the commentator of the long running syndicated television show Tony Brown's Journal .
Brown is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
William Anthony "Tony" Brown was born April 11, 1933 to Royal Brown and Catherine Davis Brown in Charleston, West Virginia. He attended the public schools where he excelled in academics, joined the track team, and performed in various school plays. His experience of segregation and poverty as a child later fueled his activism and view on the U.S. Government as an adult.
He joined the Republican Party in 1990.
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