Before Lester Holt There Was Max Robinson (So How Come No One is Talking About Him?)

By Sergio | Shadow and Act

Are you familiar with Max Robinson? Lester Holt, while getting the NBC gig is a big deal, he’s no trailblazer or pioneer. The honor should rightly go to Max Robinson, who back in 1978 (the 70’s again) because the first black anchor of the network newscast.

Yet somehow he seems to have been forgotten. In fact try to Google an image of Robinson. There are a very precious few to choose form. It’s like as if he didn’t exist and that’s a disgrace and shame to someone who was a genuine trailblazer.

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