Roberts vs Texaco

Roberts vs Texaco (April 1, 1998)
Duration: 00:25:39

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Themes: Literature and Language | Poverty, Progress, and the Rise of African-American Businesses and Professionals |

Guests: , Bari-Ellen Roberts
Host : Darryl Wood [bio]Darrell Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows sought to focus on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people to public television.

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Producer : Tony Mottley


Summary: This show is a an interview with Bari-Ellen Roberts about her legal battle with Texaco and her book, "Roberts vs. Texaco: A True Story of Race and Corporate America". Bari-Ellen Roberts lead the lawsuit against Texaco, which was the largest discrimination suit in history.

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