American Legacy

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American Legacy is a quarterly magazine that covers the subjects of African-American history and culture. It was founded in 1995 by Rodney J. Reynolds and is published by RJR Communications, Inc.[1] As of 2007, the magazine had circulation of 500,000, 80 percent of which was free distribution via schools, black churches, and other organizations.[1]

The 2007 motion picture The Great Debaters was based on an article about the Wiley College 1935 debate team that appeared in the Spring 1997 issue.[2]


  1. ^ a b Flamm, Matthew (May 14, 2007). "American Legacy Cuts Ties with Forbes". Crains New York Business. Retrieved June 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ Sarris, Andrew (December 18, 2007). "I Am Happy! The Great Debaters Gives Me Hope and Joy". The New York Observer. Retrieved June 9, 2010. 

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