Mr. SOUL!

Ellis Haizlip and the Birth of Black Power TV
A film by Samuel D. Pollard and Melissa Haizlip

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BEFORE OPRAH, BEFORE ARSENIO, THERE WAS Mr. SOUL!

In 1968 they asked him to produce the first "black Tonight Show." Ellis Haizlip did that, and more.
SOUL! was one of the most controversial, successful, and socially significant TV shows in US history.