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Crump, Steven

(born: 1957) 

Steven Crump, a news reporter and award-winning documentary filmmaker, was born in Louisville, KY. Crump is a reporter with WBTV 3 in Charlotte, NC. He has produced more than 20 documentaries that focus on African Americans and the Civil Rights Era, including Forgotten at the Finish Line, Souls of Passage, Nickles from Heaven, Airmen and AdversityLessons from the Lunch Counter, and Louisville's Own Ali, which was recognized with the 2008 NABJ Salute to Excellence Award. The documentaries were aired at WTVI (Charlotte, NC) and have also aired on other educational and public television stations around the U.S.

Crump is a graduate of Trinity High School in Louisville and Eastern Kentucky University.

This entry was submitted by Suzanne D. Cordery. For more see M. Washburn, "Steve Crump's documentary takes us to landmarks of Civil Rights Era," The Charlotte Observer, 1/18/2009, Carolina Living section, p. 1E; "New ASC Award honors lifetimes of creativity," The Charlotte Observer, 9/21/2008, Carolina Living section, p. 3E; and L. M. Imuhammad, "Louisville's own Ali," The Courier-Journal, 1/15/2007, Features section, p. 1E.

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NKAA Source: Forgotten at the finish line (video)
NKAA Source: Souls of passage (video)
NKAA Source: Nickles from heaven (video)
NKAA Source: Airmen and adversity (video)
NKAA Source: Lessons from the lunch counter (video)
NKAA Source: Louisville's own Ali (video)
NKAA Source: The Charlotte observer (newspaper)
NKAA Source: Courier-Journal [Louisville] (newspaper)

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