Photo: Jimmy Raye speaking at the Raleigh Sports Council.
"Raye of Light" was featured on UNC-TV's Black Issues Forum this week. UNC-TV is the state's PBS station.
Jimmy Raye, a ground-breaking black quarterback at Michigan State and college and NFL coaching pioneer, was the guest of Deborah Holt Noel Sunday, April 12 on UNC-TV's broadcast of Black Issues Forum. The program also will air at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 13.
Raye is an NFL Senior Advisor after serving 35 years as an NFL assistant coach. He was one of the first NFL black assistants in 1977 with the San Francisco 49ers and one of the first black coordinators in the NFL with the Los Angeles Rams in 1983.
On Friday, May 1, Raye and author Tom Shanahan also will speak and sign books at the Fayetteville Barnes and Noble. The time is 7 p.m. The address is 121 Glensford Drive, Fayetteville, N.C., 28314. The phone number: 910-864-084.
USA Today featured Jimmy Raye in its Black History Month Special Edition.