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The Business owners. Part 8. Derek Dingle (videocassette)

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Gloria Borland; Bill Nelson


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Arlington, VA : Gloria Borland Media. 13 video cassettes. (approximately 30 minutes each). 1991-1994.


Part 8. Dennis Callan, Duane McDuffy and Derek Dingle who ran Milestone Media, the first minority comic book company.


Milestone Media was a New York company with a new line of multi-cultural comic books. It was the largest black-owned comic book company in the U.S. Dingle negotiated a publishing deal with D.C. Comics "to present positive hero-like roles using characters that were African-American, Hispanic, Asians and women."

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